Portrait of a Fusionnist: 3 questions for DYLAN

A 2017 Espace VERRE graduate, he is starting his 1st year as a member of the Fusion workshop. You came from your homeland France to explore glass in the Belle Province. What places and things have you discovered – in Montreal or elsewhere in Quebec – that have impressed you? In the past three years, I [...]

By |July 20th, 2017|news|0 Comments

Lachance and Le François in Brouage, France

A genuine cultural exchange for emerging fine craft artists, Les traversiers des arts de Brouage is an exceptional collaboration between France and Quebec. This year, Lisanne Lachance and Ito Laïla Le François will travel the distance to meet and share their current works with two ceramists from the other side of the Atlantic. This gathering [...]

By |June 22nd, 2017|exhibition, news|0 Comments

POÍÊSIS | Works from the 26th class of graduates

Opening Reception June 1, 2017, 6 p.m. Montreal, May 16, 2017 – From June 1 to September 8, 2017, the Espace VERRE gallery presents POÍÊSIS, an exhibition featuring the works of the three 2017 graduates of the Fine Craft – glass option program, offered in collaboration with the Cégep du Vieux Montréal. Aside of being [...]

By |May 26th, 2017|exhibition, news|0 Comments

Carole Pilon | Corps modulés

Vernissage on April 13, 2017, at 6 p.m. Montreal, March 28, 2017 – From April 13 to May 12, 2017, the Espace VERRE gallery presents Corps modulés, an exhibition featuring new works by Carole Pilon. The opening reception will be held in the presence of the artist on Thursday, April 13, at 6 p.m. Nature [...]

By |April 10th, 2017|exhibition, news|0 Comments

Nuit blanche at Espace VERRE

Bring out your vintage centerpieces! On Saturday, March 4, 2017, from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m., both glassblowers & the gallery-boutique will revisit the notorious Chalet Glass aesthetics. Watch the magic of hot glass unfold before your eyes and discover how Expo 67’s Czechoslovakian pavilion played a key role in the emergence of the Quebec [...]

By |February 13th, 2017|news|0 Comments

Dominique Beaupré St-Pierre | Ce qu’il y a derrière l’écorce

Vernissage on February 16, 2017, at 6 p.m. Montreal, January 31, 2017 – From February 16 to March 31, 2017, the Espace VERRE Gallery presents Ce qu’il y a derrière l’écorce, an exhibition featuring Dominique Beaupré St-Pierre's latest works. The opening reception will be held in presence of the artist on Thursday, February 16, at 6 [...]

By |February 3rd, 2017|exhibition, news|0 Comments

Considering a degree in the glass arts?

You are interested in the Cégep du Vieux Montréal's programme* in Fine Crafts – glass option, but haven’t yet confirmed your choice? Take advantage of our Student for a Day activity and experience a typical day in the studio for a student of glass. Contact us anytime to book your day of exploration! But don’t wait [...]

By |February 2nd, 2017|news|0 Comments

A fabulous 9th edition of ornament making

This 9th edition of our Make Your Own Blown Glass Ornament tradition was a huge success! Amongst family, friends or coworkers, we had 737 apprentices lend their breath to our elf glassblowers! Many thanks to all of our clients, old and new, for supporting our glassblowers and our creativity centre! See you next year for [...]

By |December 22nd, 2016|news|0 Comments

Portrait of a Fusionnist: 3 questions for ALEX

A 2013 Espace VERRE graduate, he is currently in his 2nd and final year of his Fusion workshop mandate. You once lived in a loft with 12 of your friends, on the road at the wheel of a minibus, and in a tent somewhere in Northern Alberta, tree planting. What does coming back to Montréal to blow glass [...]

By |December 7th, 2016|news|0 Comments

Gift ideas for the Holidays

In addition to offering a superb array of blown glass ornaments, Espace VERRE's boutique is the perfect place to find an original and one-of-a-kind gift! * Seasonal hosting gifts: Oil and vinegar sets, as well as maple syrup and soap dispensers by A+J Métissage would certainly find a place in any happy home. Choose your [...]

By |November 23rd, 2016|news|0 Comments