Glass Blast: Join Glass and Arts Enthusiasts June 3 in Support of ArtsQuest’s Visual Arts Programming

Bethlehem, PA, April 5, 2023 – The ArtsQuest Glass Studio invites the community to the 8th Annual Glass Blast, an elegant celebration of the glass arts on Saturday June 3, 2023 from 7-11 p.m. at the ArtsQuest Glass Studio located in the Banana Factory.

Join glass and art enthusiasts alike at this annual event to view beautiful and unique works of art in our galleries. The evening’s featured Glass Grab offers an opportunity to take home a one-of-a-kind handmade glass piece. By purchasing a Glass Grab ticket, you will gain access to peruse the inventory and choose a drinking glass to be your very own. The Glass Grab contains more than 300 unique drinking vessels in many different shapes, sizes and colors made by hand at ArtsQuest’s Glass Studio. Use the new drinkware throughout the event then take it home at the end of the evening to add a pop of color to your dining room décor.

“This annual fundraiser for the ArtsQuest Glass Studio is always a great night of fun and celebration individualized, unique glass artwork,” said Dennis Gardner, ArtsQuest Glass Studio Manager. “Grab a handmade glass at the glass grab and bid on some amazing artwork made right here in the Bethlehem community. This fundraiser ensures that ArtsQuest can provide opportunities for artists to live and work in our area, as well as inspire a new generation of artists through our robust arts education programs.”

There will be light hors d’oeuvres served, a cash bar, glass demonstrations and door prizes. Purchase tickets and additional information can be found at

About ArtsQuest
ArtsQuest’s mission is to provide access to exceptional artistic, cultural and educational experiences using arts and culture as key elements of economic development for our urban communities. ArtsQuest™ supports this mission via the presentation of performing and visual arts, film, arts education classes and outreach, youth programming and cultural events.

Through festivals such as its flagship event, Musikfest; the Banana Factory Arts Center; and the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks arts and cultural campus, ArtsQuest’s programming reaches more than 1.9 million people annually. The organization’s programs and events, over 50 percent of which are free to attend, have a combined economic impact of more than $136 million annually in the region.