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21st annual Glass Craft & Bead Expo at South Point

Post Time:Apr 01,2016Classify:Industry NewsView:389

LAS VEGAS (KSNV News3LV and The CW Las Vegas) —
The largest glass and bead expo in the country, The Glass Craft & Bead Expo, is this week at South Point Hotel & Casino.

Attendees of the Expo will get to choose from more than 250 classes under the instruction of professional artists. Glass artists from around the world skilled in stained, fused, mosaics, coldworking, beadmaking, marble making and other torch working will be on hand at the Expo to present their work and teach classes.

News 3 took part in a glass blowing class live Thursday morning, with Boise Art Glass artist and owner, Filip Vogelpohl.

There will also be more than 150 booths and 70 tabletops in the exhibition hall, where art will be on display for viewing and purchases. Several artists will be performing live demonstrations in flameworking and other glass art techniques.

The Expo continues through Sunday at the South Point Hotel and Conference Center. Friday and Saturday hours will run from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. while Sunday hours will be shortened from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The show floor opens at 9 a.m. Friday.

Tickets are $15 per person or $13 for military members and seniors. For more information, visit the Glass Craft and Bead Expo website.

Source: http://news3lv.com/news/local/21st-annual-glass-crAuthor: shangyi

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