West Virginia
Studio Arts: Stained Glass
Work alongside experienced stained glass artists and learn about stained glass history, design, tools and construction as you create brilliant sun catchers and window panels.
Rating (4.33)
Program No. 2497RJ
6 days
Starts at
6 days
5 nights
15 meals
5B 5L 5D
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At a Glance

With the beautiful backdrop of the Appalacian foothills, learn the process of constructing sun catchers and window panels with copper foil and lead with a professional artists. Topics covered include proper design techniques, glass cutting, soldering, glass types and construction of three-dimensional glass objects.
Activity Level
On Your Feet
Minimal walking and standing on this program.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Learn hands-on techniques from a professional artist, and spend hours in the studio perfecting your craft.
  • Enjoy evening entertainment as a group, including a covered bridges field trip, or take advantage of free studio time.
  • Be inspired by the picturesque and tranquil backdrop of the Appalachian foothills and four peaceful lakes, and explore the area’s historic covered bridges, a two-story log cabin and a one-room schoolhouse.

General Notes

The Retreat Difference: The unique experience at a Road Scholar Retreat includes opportunities for early morning exercise, interaction with the local community for insight into local life, an authentic farm-to-table or locally sourced meal, a live performance or event, and a single room to yourself for only $100 more (for many programs). Please note that there may be additional fees for supplies required. Please call for additional information. Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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Stephanie Danz
Stephanie Danz is the owner and artist of Mountain Art Glass in Fayetteville where she teaches the art of stained glass and creates her one of a kind pieces, including originally designed commissions. Stephanie has served on the jury for several art fairs including the Mountain State Arts and Craft Fair at Cedar Lakes, Winterfair in Ohio and shows at Tamarack and the West Virginia State Fair. Her work, including her one-of-a-kind jewelry, can be found across West Virginia and around the United States.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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