Watch the sun rise up over the rolling hills that surround our beautiful campus. Take a self-guided walk through our labyrinth, stroll or jog along our serene meditation trail or take an early morning walk to visit our Red Schoolhouse. Maps and information will be provided upon check-in at Watson.
In the Dining Room at 7:00 a.m., cereal, yogurt, fresh fruit, and juice, coffee, tea, water will be available. At 7:45 a.m. and each day of the program following, there will a rotating variety of choices such as a hot cereal, eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes, or French toast. Make your own sandwich to bring with you or buy your lunch at the Museum Café. You can store your bagged lunch in the Studio refrigerator.
We’ll ride from Watson to the Studio of the Corning Museum of Glass in downtown Corning, approximately 15 minutes by bus. We'll meet our instructors who we’ll get to know very well as they direct us through 20 hours of studio creating time through the week. After a quick walk around, we’ll load up our individual lockers. Then, the first of our three 90-minute classes will begin introducing the furnace, the torch, or glass cutting techniques to prepare pieces for the kiln.
Lunch either in the Studio lunchroom or at the Museum Café.
Tour the famous galleries at the Corning Museum of Glass with expert museum glass guides.
Dinner in the Dining Room.
Free evening: View DVDs of famous glassmakers who have taught at the Studio.