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

Make Your Own Blown Glass Ornament

Espace VERRE’s holiday tradition is back by popular demand for a ninth edition! Whether you are with family, friends or coworkers, all are welcome to choose their own model, colours, and become the assistant of our glassblower to create a unique glass ornament. A DIY holiday experience unlike any other! Open to ages three, accompanied, [...]

By |October 11th, 2016|news|0 Comments

KASÀLÀ | Ito Laïla Le François

Opening Reception on October 20, 2016 at 6 p.m. Kasàlà is a recited poem that celebrates the nobility and the mysteriousness of a person, through the praising of oneself or the other. Thuy Aurélie Nguyen, Le Mouton Noir Montreal, October 4, 2016 – From October 20, 2016, to January 29, 2017, the Espace VERRE gallery [...]

By |October 4th, 2016|news|0 Comments

Portrait of a Fusionnist: 3 questions for STÉPHANIE

A 2016 Espace VERRE graduate, she is currently in her 1st year as a member of the Fusion workshop. Before exploring glass, you worked with leather, now you intend to undertake metal. Can you elaborate on your insatiable desire for mastering materials? I have always been fascinated by the possibility of taking a basic material [...]

By |September 20th, 2016|news|0 Comments

Monologue en double file || Chloé CHARETTE | Barbara RENAULT

Meet the artists on September 22 at 6 p.m.  Montreal, September 6, 2016 – From September 15 to October 7, 2016, the Espace VERRE Gallery presents Monologue en double file, an exhibition featuring the recent works of Chloé Charette, 2015 laureate of the Houdé-Mendel Bursary, and Barbara Renault, winner of the 2015 Edgerley-Robertson Award. An [...]

By |September 14th, 2016|exhibition, news|0 Comments