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Hands-On Glassmaking At the Studio of the Corning Museum of Glass

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Beth Black Oct 25, 2015 at 10:23 AM

Hi Cheryl,
Check in is at 3:00pm at: Watson Homestead and Conference Center, 9620 Dry Run Road, Painted Post, NY 14870 Ph:607-962-0541 x403.
See you later!

Cheryl Tyler Oct 25, 2015 at 02:20 AM

I have not received a packet. I will arrive in Corning in afew hours but I have no idea where to go!
Joyce White Oct 25, 2015 at 07:22 AM

The Watson Homestead and Conference Center is at 9620 Dry Run Road, Painted Post, NY 14870.
Joyce White Oct 25, 2015 at 07:31 AM

The phone number is 607-962-0541. Email: watsonjenny@stny.rr.com
Joyce White Oct 25, 2015 at 07:38 AM

the phone extension is 403. I'm driving from Ithaca and will be coming close to Corning. I'm just an hour from Corning and I will be leaving by 1:30. Let me know if you would like a ride from the airport or from Corning. My home # is 607-277-6036.

Beth Black Aug 06, 2015 at 09:59 AM

Anyone attending the October 2015 course?
Joyce White Aug 30, 2015 at 06:18 PM

My friend, Ed, and I are attending the October course. We live in the Finger Lakes area. Where are you from?
Beth Black Sep 05, 2015 at 02:26 PM

Hi Joyce, I am from Northeast Pa. Visited the museum for the first time in July and fell in love with it. I'm excited to try my hand at glassmaking. Looking forward to meeting you and Ed.
Joyce White Oct 20, 2015 at 06:27 AM

Hi Beth, What town are you from? I'm from Ithaca and Ed is from Endicott. Most people assume that we are from New York City when they see "NY" on our name tags, but we are much closer to Pennsylvania. I really enjoy the Watson Homestead and have attended two programs based there. I hope they build fires in the giant fireplace. The seating area around it is a nice place to gather and chat with other participants. Have you done any other Road Scholar programs that you especially liked? See you Sunday.

Antonio Damiani Feb 20, 2015 at 11:07 AM

Anyone attending the May 2015 course?

Yes, I am coming from near Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Antonio Damiani Apr 11, 2015 at 09:36 PM

Small world. I live in Toronto.

Am driving from Mussussauga but book-ending the trip with visits to Crystal Beach (near Fort Erie) to make the drive easier to cope with! Am very excited about this since we have glass making facilities in Mississauga at the Living Arts Centrenear City Hall. The furnace actually recycles its heat into the underground parking lot = some architect was thinking! ¿¿
Antonio Damiani Apr 12, 2015 at 11:02 AM

I will be riding my motorcycle down. Planning to go via Kingston/Syracuse...etc. Interesting to learn about glass making facilities in Mississaugua.

Safe ride, Easy Rider! My hometown is Belleville so I know that route well! Will source out brochure from LAC on the glass making facilities and bring; also, resident artist's program in case you turn into Chihuly. :-)
Antonio Damiani Apr 12, 2015 at 06:29 PM

Thanks, I always ride safe. The LAC brochure sounds good. I have a way to go before I can compare to Chihuly.

Gail Hoffman Feb 13, 2015 at 12:27 PM

Does anyone have any suggestions on how to best transport your projects home. I am flying.
Bonnie Schwartz Feb 13, 2015 at 12:30 PM

Corning will ship them for you. I did that,

Gail Hoffman Feb 13, 2015 at 12:26 PM

I'm attending the April trip. Anyone else?
Antonio Damiani Feb 20, 2015 at 11:06 AM

May for me.

Pearl Katz Oct 28, 2014 at 09:03 PM

Thanks for your comments, Don and Raquel. As a result of this Discussion Board, the Schmidts will take me as a passenger from DC to Corning. I'm looking forward to the week.

Pearl Katz Oct 12, 2014 at 10:48 AM

I am very excited to be attending my first Road Scholar program ---the November 2014 Corning program. Is there anyone else out there who will be there?
Raquel Bialik Oct 17, 2014 at 12:13 PM

I´ll be there,Pearl. Meet you there.
Raquel Bialik Oct 17, 2014 at 12:14 PM

Don Marshall Oct 28, 2014 at 09:41 AM

Really looking forward to this program. Will be driving up from Phila Sunday afternoon
Raquel Bialik Oct 28, 2014 at 10:03 AM

Have a safe trip. Meet you there. Raquel (Mexico City)
Deborah Sheehan Oct 31, 2014 at 03:23 PM

Also my first RS program. Look forward to meeting everyone

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