Tacoma Glassblowing Studio & Gallery (TGS ) is a family business and glass art gallery. TGS is one of the original glassblowing experiences in the Northwest. Visitors can watch the glassblowing process to experience the thrill of hot glass and shop in the gallery for locally handmade, one-of-a kind glass artworks.
They also offer a range of classes for beginners, private lessons, specialty workshops, and series classes for artists or those wanting a more in-depth experience.
The TGS gallery presents glass artwork in the gallery and online store. Each piece is signed and dated by the artist. You’ll find many color choices, sizes, shapes, price ranges, and one-of-a-kind pieces.
In addition, TGS hosts the seasonal events, including the popular Glass Pumpkin Patches in fall and Christmas Art Glass store for the holidays. Find out more about these seasonal events below.
Seasonal Art Glass Sales
Seasonal stores are throughout fall in locations throughout the Puget Sound region.
2021 Northwest Glass Pumpkin Patches
These pumpkin patches are truly a unique sight. Each glass pumpkin patch features 1,000-2000 hand blown glass pumpkins crafted by local glass artisans.
Wander through a dazzling array of one-of-a kind glass pumpkins in a variety of colors, shapes, sizes and price ranges. These glass art pumpkins are perfect for the autumn season, yet beautiful enough to display year-round. Come pick the perfect pumpkin for yourself or as a gift. After you visit a glass pumpkin patch, glass art will never seem the same.
All Northwest Glass Pumpkins Patches are held Rain or Shine. Each patch is totally different. Admission is FREE.
- Saturday, September 11, 2021 from 9am-5pm (longer hours at this show only). Farm 12, 3303 #B 8th Ave SE Puyallup, WA 98372. Parking is limited so please be patient.
- Saturday, September 25, 2021 from 9am-3pm. Molbak’s Home & Garden, 13625 NE 175th Street, Woodinville, WA 98072.
- Saturday, October 9, 2021 from 9am-3pm. Valley Nursery, 20882 Bond Rd NE, Poulsbo, WA 98370.
- Saturday, October 23, 2021 from 9am-3pm. Pioneer Park Pavilion, 330 S Meridian, Puyallup, WA 98371
- Open Daily, 10:00am – 6:00pm. TGS will also have a booth at Point Ruston Public Market, 5101 Yacht Club Road Ruston, WA 98407.
Glass pumpkins are always available in the Tacoma gallery and the online store. These pop-up seasonal stores offer a dazzling array of one-of-a kind glass pumpkins.
2021 Christmas Art Glass Store
TGS offers a gallery inside the Hotel Murano, 1320 Broadway Plaza Tacoma, WA 98402
Open Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-6pm, November 3-28, 2021 featuring Christmas items.
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Upcoming Art & Crafts Events
The following list of arts & crafts events is updated throughout the year for upcoming art festivals, crafts fairs, makers markets, artist studio tours, and holiday bazaars around the Puget Sound region.
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