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Eastside Culture Crawl: Terminal City Glass Co-op

Monday, November 17th, 2014 — 1:44pm PDT
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The Eastside Culture Crawl, Vancouver’s visual celebration of art, creativity, and community, returns November 20th to November 23rd as it is extended to four days for the first time ever. The culture crawl welcomes you to studios, homes, garages, and other creative spaces in Vancouver’s Eastside, where you can meet a cast of painters, jewellers, sculptors, potters, photographers, glassblowers, furniture designers, and more. In fact you can visit with 375+ participating artists in 70 buildings throughout the community during the Eastside Culture Crawl this year.

Eastside Culture Crawl

What: 18th Annual Eastside Culture Crawl
When: Thursday, November 20th and Friday, November 21st from 5:00pm until 10:00pm; Saturday, November 22nd and Sunday, November 23rd from 11:00am to 6:00pm
Where: Various Vancouver Eastside locations bounded by Main Street and First Avenue, Victoria Drive and the Waterfront.


Full listings for all Eastside Culture Crawl events, artists, demonstrations, and locations can be found online and follow along on Twitter and Facebook.

Terminal City Glass Co-op

11 artists from Terminal City Glass Co-op are participating in this year’s Eastside Culture Crawl. Terminal City Glass Co-op was founded in 2012 as Canada’s first and only non-profit, co-operative glass arts facility. The Co-op is home to some of Canada’s top, award-winning glass artists, who are able to practice their medium in a fantastically, creative space.

Co-op artist Brad Turner

After the Eastside Culture Crawl wraps up, Terminal City Glass Co-op will host two timely “Make Your Own Glass Ornament” workshops, on November 29th and on December 13th. Participants get one-on-one time with expert artists to create their very own Christmas tree ornament, picking their own colours and using a variety of tools to shape and blow the glass into a delightful decoration.

If you would like to do a Make Your Own Glass Ornament workshop, I have 2 passes to give away for the December 13th session (value $110). Here’s how you can enter to win:

  • Leave a comment on this post (1 entry)
  • Post the following on Twitter (1 entry)
RT to enter to win: Make Your Own Glass Ornament workshop from @CultureCrawl @tcgcoop @Miss604

I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Wednesday, November 26, 2014. Finished pieces are available for pick-up on or after Tuesday, December 2nd (if made on November 29th) or Tuesday, December 16 (if made on December 13th). For ages 16+. Follow Terminal City Glass Co-op on Twitter and Facebook for more information about their events and artists.

Update The winner is lindsay!

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  1. Renfrew says:

    My kids would love to do this.

  2. This would be so much fun! The glass work you’ve shown here is really beautiful.


    Julia Kristina

  3. maggie says:

    Glass blowing is so neat! I would love to try it.

  4. Monique says:

    Fun date night!!

  5. Ali says:

    This would be so fun!

  6. Christel says:

    I would love to try glass blowing. It seems like a magical activity!

  7. Karen says:

    I’ve always loved watching glassmakers. Would be fun to try!

  8. Kristen Bull says:

    Total dream come true for my mom. This would be awesome.

  9. Stacey says:

    This sounds great! It would be fun to try it out!

  10. Rebecca says:

    I would really enjoy this!

  11. Sarah Newton says:

    I’ve always wanted to learn how to blow glass!

  12. Sherry Fraser says:

    I would love to give this a try.

  13. Jocelyn says:

    This would be so much fun. Saw them at Circle Craft. Thank you for the contest.

  14. Teresa K says:

    I’d love to win.

  15. Karen says:

    A great activity for a girls day out!

  16. Tiffany says:

    What a unique idea for a Christmas gift!

  17. Ruth says:

    What a great experience

  18. my girlfriend would love this, sounds like a fun activity that has vancouver culture written all over it. good luck to all, and thank you miss 604 ๐Ÿ™‚

  19. Stephanie says:

    Sounds like a lot of fun!

  20. Cecilia says:

    Would love to try, sounds like fun!!

  21. Jen says:

    Ooh, I’ve always wanted to try that! Sounds like a great idea!

  22. Eileen says:

    So much fun!

  23. Linda says:

    What an exciting way to get going on Christmas!

  24. Anita says:

    This would be fun!

  25. Lorena Grande says:

    Inspriring creativeness of this prize….never imagined that I might be glassblowing in my life. I would love to be behind the “Heat” :)))

  26. Maryanne says:

    This sounds like fun!

  27. RedPockets says:

    I love creating!

  28. Mike says:

    Sounds like fun

  29. Angela says:

    My daughter would love this

  30. Wen says:

    This would be awesome just in time for Xmas

  31. Hayley says:

    That would be awesome!

  32. Revel Kunz says:

    Beautiful glass pieces!

  33. Revel Kunz says:

    Such beautiful art!

  34. Tracy says:

    What a fun thing to do!

  35. Kathy says:

    So beautiful…what a wonderful gift one of these ornaments would be!

  36. Heidi C. says:

    Sounds like fun!

  37. Carmelle says:

    I’ve always been interested in trying this. Sounds like fun!

  38. Albert says:

    Would love to give it a try!

  39. Ryan says:

    Sounds like fun.

  40. B Louie says:

    Always wanted to learn how to work with glass!

  41. Richard Jacquard says:

    I will definitely be visiting during the crawl!!!

  42. Jenn S says:

    This would be such fun and a unique experience.

  43. Ian Y says:

    I’d LOVE to try this out!!

  44. marisa.p says:

    This would be amazingly epic!

  45. Maureen says:

    Glass art is always very beautiful and unique. Great to see groups/events that support local artists.

  46. Lise says:

    What a unique Christmas gift. Sounds like a lot of fun to create

  47. Caitlin says:

    I’d LOVE to win this!

  48. kay says:

    Great event

  49. Deborah Smart says:

    This would be an awesome event! Glass blowing is an amazing art – I’d love to try it.

  50. Larisa says:

    What a great experience. .. would love to try

  51. Stotes says:

    This would be fun!

  52. lindsay says:

    I really enjoyed the culture crawl

  53. Lloyd says:

    Would love to have some unique ornaments.

  54. hayley says:

    This looks like fun!

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