April 13, 2023
Contact: Jennifer Lynch
Pioneer Woman Museum and Statue, Oklahoma Historical Society
Glass Fusing Class to be Held at the Pioneer Woman Museum
PONCA CITY, Okla. — The Pioneer Woman Museum will host a special glass fusing class called “Glass and a Glass!” with artist Audrey Schmitz on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22. There will be a class at 1 p.m. and again at 3 p.m.
Participants will make a meadow flower-themed suncatcher to take home. Attendees will learn about making fused glass while enjoying a complimentary drink. Along with a wide array of colorful art glass, other materials such as frit, wire, dots, millefiori and stringer glass will be available to use in the individual suncatchers. Additional meadow flower suncatchers can be made for an extra fee. There is also an option to create a one-of-a-kind night light. “Glass and a Glass!” is for ages 18 and up. No prior experience with glass is required.
The cost of the class is $20. It includes all materials. Call the Pioneer Woman Museum at 580-765-6108 to reserve a spot. Each class is limited to 14 people. The Pioneer Woman Museum and Statue is located at 104 E. Grand Ave. in Ponca City.
The Pioneer Woman Museum and Statue is a division of the Oklahoma Historical Society. The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma and its people. Founded in 1893 by members of the Territorial Press Association, the OHS maintains museums, historic sites and affiliates across the state. Through its research archives, exhibits, educational programs and publications the OHS chronicles the rich history of Oklahoma. For more information about the OHS, please visit www.okhistory.org.
Editor’s Note: Photos of the Pioneer Woman Museum and Statue are available upon request.