2019 Summer + Fall Programs

Apply now for Pilchuck Glass School's 2019 Summer + Fall Programs!

Make the most of your summer and fall and join us at Pilchuck Glass School! In 2019, Pilchuck will offer one- to three-week immersive and career-transforming courses with instructors from around the world. Learn more here.

Pilchuck Appoints Benjamin Wright as New Artistic Director

After an international search, Pilchuck Glass School is excited to announce Benjamin Wright as its incoming Artistic Director. Read more here.

Pilchuck Masquerade: A Venetian Affair

41st Pilchuck Auction and Gala
Saturday, October 19, 2019

We invite you to join our community of supporters at the 41st Annual Auction and Gala on Saturday, October 19, 2019. Pilchuck Glass School’s Annual Auction is one of Seattle’s premier fundraising events attended by over 500 patrons, artists, and community leaders from the Northwest and nationwide. For tickets and details, click here.

Creating an inclusive community

As an organization that has welcomed artists, instructors, staff, and students from over 70 countries with many different backgrounds, Pilchuck is passionate about creating an inclusive, ope, and supportive community that is accessible to all.

We work hard every day to ensure we fulfill this mission. To read more, click here.

Beer + Glass

Beer meets glass in this exciting partnership with Chicago Brewseum and Pilchuck Glass School! Enjoy a special opening reception featuring iconic beer glasses reimagined by Pilchuck artists and a collaborative brew made in honor of the event by Pike Place Brewery of Seattle and Forbidden Root of Chicago. Learn more here!

And on Saturday, September 7, Chicago Brewseum is hosting a special Beer + Glass: Field Trip to Pilchuck! Tour the historic and private Pilchuck Glass School campus while enjoying a unique beer tasting experience and watching glassblower and home brewer Ed Schmid demo in the Hot Shop. Tickets must be purchased in advance, available here.

Blown Away series launches on Netflix

The new competition series, Blown Away, has officially launched globally on Netflix! Enjoy this glimpse into the world of glassblowing as ten incredible artists compete for an impressive prize package, including a residency with Corning Museum of Glass. Pilchuck Executive Director Christopher R. Taylor appears in episode 1 as the guest evaluator to offer a scholarship to one talented contestant! Blown Away features resident evaluator and artist Katherine Gray (former Pilchuck Trustee and Libensky | Brychtova Award recipent) alongside host Nick Uhas. Tune in on Netflix here.