The Shelburne Craft School offers classes and workshops in metal, glass, and blacksmithing in the historic Bunkhouse. The well-ventilated space comes equipped with large work tables and a variety of tools, including a buffer, torches, flex shafts, saws, hammers, stamps, grinders, a light table, soldering irons, and a zinc cutter.

Interested in setting up a private group?  please fill out the on-line request form, HERE.  We will be in contact within 3 days or sooner.

Jewelry/Glass Studio Rental: please email for more information.

The studio renters program promotes the craft of Jewelry making by providing affordable shop access to jewelry crafters in the local community.  Renters must have experience in their medium.


ADULT: Metals 1

Instructor:  Sarah Sprague
Explore jewelry design or small functional metal art with guided demonstrations in sawing, drilling, piercing, annealing, texturing, forming, and soldering techniques. Develop skills to make a wearable finished piece of jewelry in sterling silver and brass. Price includes, copper brass and silver wire.
Resumes in Fall


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WORKSHOP: Blacksmith

Instructor: Bob Wetzel
Materials: $35, Members: $182, Non-Members:$200
Using a forge, students will learn basic black smith techniques such as building and maintaining a fire, hammer control, and more. Students will create hooks, pokers and small leaves during this two-day workshop. Materials included. Please bring sack lunch.
Summer 2017: 2 Days, Saturday and Sunday, 10:00am-4:00pm,
July 29-July 30
Register Here


ADULT: Stained Glass
Instructor:  Sarah Sprague
Winter 2017: Materials: $55, Members: $248, Non Member: $226
Learn the basics of working with stained glass using the copper-foil method pioneered by Louis Comfort Tiffany. Begin with a small “learning” project that will introduce you to fitting pieces, foiling, and soldering; and then create a small panel using a design of your own choosing.
*Will resume in the Fall

WORKSHOP: Stained Glass
Instructor: Sarah Sprague
Materials: $55, Members: $98.75, Non Member: $108.50
In this is a one-day stained glass workshop. Learn to select glass, colors, cut glass and apply copper foil, solder, as you work on a small colorful glass design for hanging in your window. All materials will be supplied for this workshop. Bring a brown bag lunch.

SUMMER 2017: 1 Day, Saturday,
9:00am-4:00pm, August 19
Register Here 


WORKSHOP: Stained Glass with Chris Jeffrey
Instructor: Chris Jeffrey
Materials: $55, Members: $197.50, Non-Members: $217
This 2 day workshop is for beginners and for those with some prior experience who would like to brush up on their skills.  Students begin by making a small practice panel where they learn how to cut glass and how to put together and solder their panels using the copper foil technique of stained glass assembly.  Students will then make their own small stained glass windows, choosing from among several different designs provided by the instructor. Students should bring their own lunch.

Summer 2017: 2 days, Saturday and Sunday,
10am-5pm, June 10 and June 11
Register Here 

Open Studio (for current students only) UPDATED 05/30/17
(please call office 985-3648 to insure studio is open or email

Tuesdays: 10:00pm-1:00pm
Saturdays: 11:00am-3:00pm

Cancellation Policy

All classes must be paid for one week before the beginning of class. Refunds are given one week prior to class, 20% is non-refundable. No refunds for classes you miss during a session. We will not prorate the cost of a class for classes missed. For workshops, you must cancel one week prior to class for a refund (minus the 20%). A full refund will be given if we cancel a class due to low enrollment.

Winter Cancellation Policy: We follow the Shelburne Community School closing for adult day and after school classes, and office closing  CLICK HERE for up-to-date info.  If you are enrolled in an evening adult class or weekend workshop your instructor or a staff member will be in touch.  We will also post on our Facebook page.

Gift Certificates

Gift Certificates are a wonderful way of sharing the joy of making with someone. Gift certificates can be purchased in any amounts.  Great for classes, summer camps, the gallery and more. CLICK HERE to purchase online.