Now Booking for Summer Fun at Third Degree! - Third Degree Glass Factory
ST. LOUIS, MO 63108
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Now Booking for Summer Fun at Third Degree!

Now that the kids are out of school, there’s more time to go out and explore! Break the monotony of summer vacation and immerse yourself in the world of glass art! Whether you’re a St. Louisan seeking summer fun for the family or an out-of-towner with an itch to schedule something outside the norm during your vacation, we’ve got plenty of options for a fun summer outing!

Guided Tours
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Fun and informative! Your guide will take you on an in-depth tour that will give your group a front row view of our studios, where local artists make a variety of glass art.  A great educational option for summer campers, Scouts, or other groups. It’s also a wonderful option for any traveling group to get the full Third Degree experience!

  • $100 for the first 6 people, $15 per additional person, up to 30 per tour.
  • Offered Wednesdays-Fridays from 10 AM to 4 PM.
  • Ages 6 and up.
  • One adult chaperone required per 10 students. No cost for required adult chaperones.

Live Demonstrations

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Discover the ancient art of glassblowing with a live demonstration! Our glass artists will wow you as they transform 2000°F hot glowing glass into art. Their narrated demonstration will explain the glassblowing process step-by-step as they create a unique work of art live before your eyes.

  • $250 for up to 40 guests.
  • Demonstrations last 45-60 minutes. Available Wednesdays-Fridays from 10 A.M. to 4 P.M.

Glass Art Experiences

Guided Activity- guests can make their own paperweights!

A huge assortment of beads for the young crafter - Mother's Day Drop-In Jewelry Making: Friday, May 8!

Unique Night Lights Designs





Get hands-on with glass! Work with one of Third Degree’s artists to create your own artwork! We have multiple options available for a variety of ages! All projects are $50 per person for a minimum of four guests, and available Wednesdays-Fridays, 10:00a – 4:00p.

Ages 10+. Work with 2000°F glass to sculpt your own unique paperweight! Our artists will guide you through the basic techniques of working with hot glass as you mold clear, molten, and colored glass frit into a colorful piece of art.

Ages 10+. One of our skilled flameworking artists will guide you through the basic steps of using a torch to melt colorful glass rods into small beads, discs, drops, or other shapes. String your creations onto cords as beaded jewelry or use your beads in your own inventive way!

Night Lights
Ages 6+. In the Fused Glass studio, Third Degree artists will guide you through the process of making your own glass night light. Work with cold, colorful glass cutouts to create your own pattern or design on a 3”x3” tile. Our artists will then fuse it in our kilns and turn it into a lighted memento.

Ages 6+. Become a jewelry designer for an afternoon. Choose from a variety of colorful dichroic glass pieces to create your own pendant, earrings, or both. Third Degree artists will assist you through the design process and then fuse your designs in the kiln.


You can also just walk right in!

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We are open to the public! If you just want to come and see our display of hundreds of unique handmade pieces, and perhaps watch our independent artists working on their own creations, please feel free to come in, no appointment necessary. We are open 10:00a – 5:00p, Monday – Saturday.

Also check out our Third Friday open house, featuring live glassblowing demonstrations, live music, delicious food from local vendors, and so much more! It’s FREE to get in!

Next Third Friday is Oct. 20th

Gallery is open Tues-Sat, 10a -5p