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Antique Stained Glass Art & Repair
October 3, 2015 at 2:00 pm–4:00 pm
Exclusive opportunity to attend a behind-the-scenes demonstration of stained glass artistry including the dying art of antique stained glass restoration. Join Stained Glass artisan Michael Willard, owner of Stained Glass Works, and master in the repair of antique stained and leaded glass, as well as in the design and fabrication of new or more contemporary commissions. Presentation will include a brief history of glass art, followed by a hands-on demonstration of 1) How to create and cut stained glass and 2) The techniques and craftsmanship required to restore antique stained glass. Event includes complimentary snacks & beverages served in the event venue, Circa, at Restoration Resources, Boston’s only 7000 sq. ft. antique salvage showroom/warehouse. A two-time recipient of Boston Magazine’s, “Best of Boston Home”, Restoration Resources is regarded as “New England’s Premiere source for Antique Architectural Salvage & Vintage Furnishings” including a diverse selection of stained glass products. Limited space. RSVP soon.
Space is limited, so please be sure to RSVP soon. Sign up for our wait list if we are “sold out” and we will be sure to contact you if a space becomes available! Complimentary refreshments will be served during the event, which will be held in Circa, the back showroom of Restoration Resources which doubles as an event venue available for the public and businesses to rent for private functions. The hidden gem is designed with a variety of unique salvaged pieces that include an antique bar, piano, victrola, chandeliers and marble mantels that are all also for sale! (Click here to see video clip of Restoration Resources and dinner party at Circa on WCVB’s show “Chronicle”)
Following the presentation, Attendees are welcome to explore or simply relax and enjoy refreshments in Circa.
Metered and free on street parking available. Closest t stop is Mass Ave. on the Orange line, or the bus at Dudley station or the Silverline bus which stops on Washington St., just a block from Restoration Resources.
All Artweek attendees will receive a 10% discount on all store merchandise including gifts and souvenirs throughout Artweek.