The eighth annual Festival of Glass runs between January and March 2018 in Drysdale, Victoria.
Content: Festival of Glass
Glass Art Awards due 19 January 2018. Sculptural, Functional, Wearable Glass Art; Bellawein Award, Best of Show, People’s Choice. Presentations at Festival Expo, 18 February.
Glass Art Raffle until 18 February. Glass art prizes worth $4,000.
Treasure Hunt 8 January - 18 February. 32 local businesses display glass art plus glass ‘Tiny Treasures’.
Glass Inspirations 8 January - 18 February. The Bungalow Restaurant glass art exhibition, High Street, Drysdale. (Monday to Thursday 7:30am – 6:00pm; Friday to Saturday 7:30am – 10:30pm; Sunday 8:30am – 4:00pm).
Historic Bottles Valuation 11 February - The Old Courthouse Museum, High Street, Drysdale. Distinguished glass auctioneers value your old bottles.
Twilight Flames 17 February 7:00 – 10:30pm at Leura Park Estate Winery, Curlewis. Internationally renowned glass artist Mauro Vianello, from Murano will blow and sculpt glass and talk about his work.
Festival Expo 18 February 10:00am – 4:00pm at Christian College, Drysdale. Stalls by over 50 glass artists and businesses; glass art, jewelry, mosaics, home ware; glass-working demonstrations; annual Glass Art Awards, Treasure Hunt draw.
Glass Art Classes 20 February - 17 March: flame work, kiln-forming, glass beadweaving, mosaics.