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Address: 2902A Beach Blvd S, Gulfport, FL 33707
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+1 727-623-4920
08:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 02:00

The Industrial Arts Center of Gulfport offers glass blowing and other hot...

The Industrial Arts Center of Gulfport offers glass blowing and other hot glass demonstrations during Gulfport's Art Walks every first Friday and third Saturday from 6-10 p.m. Visitors have one-in-a-lifetime opportunity to make a variety of affordable items with a skilled instructor. No appointment is necessary.We also offer a variety of classes in glass blowing, sculptural welding, forging, glass fusing and other 3-dimensional arts.

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AMAZING! Can't wait to go back!

We absolutely enjoyed the experience! Owen was entertaining and hospitable. We learned a lot of and had a genuinely fun time. I'd recommend this to anyone!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 December 2014
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Redington Shores, Florida
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2015

I was interested in planning and surprising an experience with my 11 year old daughter at this place, sounded like a fun thing to do, since we were amazed at the Disney live hot glass display at downtown Disney World. Then I saw a Groupon deal which motivated me to call to see if it was OK to schedule an... More 

3 Thank Strongpersueder
Short Hills, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2015

The time of workshop was 1 p.m. We arrived and it was overbooked. We went for lunch instead and returned at the time we were told. The workshop was fun. We were asked to pay $10. For each item to be shipped if we wouldn't pick up. I was told 7-10 days later I and my guest would get the... More 

5 Thank Emilie K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2014

We absolutely enjoyed the experience! Owen was entertaining and hospitable. We learned a lot of and had a genuinely fun time. I'd recommend this to anyone!

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2014 via mobile

We had a Groupon that gave us the chance to do something different & unusual. Would go back without a Groupon. Awesome experience check one off the bucket list.

Thank Victoria M
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2014

I visited the Industrial Arts Center last week and had the pleasure of watching students and apprentices learn to blow glass under the guidance of the studio. What a nice bunch of people! The process is so intriguing I took a mini class and created a wonderful blown glass bowl. I came back later that day to make an ornament!... More 

3 Thank CakesnAle
Canton, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2013

Me and my husband were visiting from Michigan and a story was on the news about the Industrial Arts Center. We love watching glass blowing and had the chance to do it ourselves one evening. It was so fun and the staff was great! We hope to return and make another beautiful piece one day. The prices are so reasonable... More 

1 Thank Notanlines98
Gulfport, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2012

Go here. Nice people and a great experience. The staff is very educated and informative. Lots of choices of glassblowing pieces. One on one attention with the classes and workshops.

Thank cheaplabor33707
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2011

I went to the Blow your own glass event at the Industrial Arts Center and had a blast. The glassblower that taught me was talented and amusing, the rest of the staff was very informative and I ended up with an ornament that I'm proud of saying that I made.

2 Thank artistinthehouse

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