Below is a list of studios in the United States AND CANADA who offer beadmaking classes, either for groups of private classes. If you know of a studio that is not listed, please email me so I can add the info….

United States – by State

Worldwide

Alabama thru Montana

Alabama:

 

Alaska:

Anchorage:
Artmosphere Studio

Arizona:

Tuscon:
Sonoran Glass Art Academy

Arkansas:

 

California:

Gilroy:
Graceful Customs

Fresno:
Scarab Glass Works

Lakeside:
Karen Gassaway
private classes
kdgassaway@cox.net

Oakland:
The Crucible

Santa Barbara:
Art Glass Santa Barbara

Santa Cruz:
Kiss My Glass

San Diego
Blue Dolphin Glass/Heather Trimlett

San Francisco:
Public Glass

San Jose:
Bay Area Glass Institute
More people go here for glassblowing and fusing classes, but flame work/beadmaking classes are regularly offered.

 

Colorado:

 

Connecticut:

 

Delaware:

Florida:

 

Georgia

Young Harris:
William Holland Retreat

Roswell:
Flame Tree Glass

Hawai:

 

Idaho:

 

Illinois:

 

Belleville:
Art Glass Studio of Belleville & Larrys Beads

Chicago:
TLD Design Center and Gallery 

Indiana:

Lafayette:
Inspired Fire

 

Iowa:

 

Kansas:

 

Kentucky:

 

Louisiana:

 

Maine:

Rockland:
Playing with Fire

Maryland:

Frederick:
Delaplaine Visual Arts and Education Center

Rockville:
Virtue Flameworks

Massachusetts:

Williamsburg:
Snow Farm

Worcester:
Something Phishy Glass Studio

Michigan:

Dearborn:
The Glass Academy

Lansing:
Delphi

Minnesota:

Minneapolis:
Potek Glass 

Mississipi:

 

Missouri:

 St. Louis
Third Degree Glass Factory

Craft Alliance

Springfield:
Springfield Hot Glass

 

Montana:

 

 

Nebraska thru Wyoming

Nebraska:

 

Nevada:

 

New Hampshire:

 

New Jersey

Milville:
Carlisle School of Glass

West Orange:
Jeri Wahrhaftig 

 

New Mexico:

Albuqurque:
Teresa Jones

 

New York:

Brooklyn:
Urban Glass

Buffalo:
Expressive Glass

Corning:
The Studio, Corning Museum of Glass

Upstate New York:

Rochester:
STUDIO 34 CREATIVE ARTS CENTER and GALLERY

Rochester Arc & Flame Center

North Carolina:

Brasstown:
John C. Campbell Folk School

Raleigh/Durham:
Peraza Beads
small groups and private classes

North Dakota

 

 Ohio

Cincinatti:
Brazee Street Studios

Oklahoma:

Tecumseh:
Tina Julich Lampwork Beads & Handcrafted Jewelry
1-2 students

Oregon

Eugene:
Eugene School of Glass

Pennsylvania:

Bethlehem:
BananaFactory

Pittsburgh:
Pittsburgh Glass Center
Summer Intensives with visiting teachers

Rhode Island:

Narraganset:
Kate Fowle Meleney

South Carolina:

Charlston:
Blue Heron Glass

Greenville:
LEB Glass Studio
beginning beadmaking classes

South Dakota:

Tennessee:

Gatlingburg:
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts 

Texas:

Austin:
Austin Blue Moon

Dallas:
Craft Guild of Dallas

Kittrell/Riffkind Art Glass

Grapevine:
Vetro

Houston:
Glass Sorbet

San Antonio:
Dreamfire Glass

Utah

 

Vermont

 

Virginia:

Lorton:
Workhouse Arts Centre

Washington:

Federal Way:
Corinabeads
private classes by appointment

Seattle:
Pratt Fine Arts Center

West Virginia:

Wisconsin:

Cambridge:
Cambridge Art Glass
contact: cindyparmer@gmail.com

Madison:
The Vinery

Wyoming:

 

Canada and Overseas

Canada:

 

Alberta

Calgary:
Glass Bead Girls
private classes for 2-3 students

Ontario

London:
Artistry In Glass

Toronto:
BeadFX

 

The Rest of the World

 

Italy

Murano
Alessia Fuga

The Netherlands

Huizen:
Kraal en Mo

Leende:
Facet Design

United Kingdom

Barnstaple, Devon
Amanda Muddimer
Mangobeads

St Ives Cornwall
Beadsashore
Workshops & torch time

Stubbington, Hampshire
Karen Taylor
STUDIO 44 MAURITIUS / MAURITIANARTGLASS
(beachvilla also available to rent…)

Istanbul

The Glass Furnace