La Méduse - Verre Soufflé

Create your own souvenirs! During the glass workshop, you have the chance to enter in our glass studio and discover the fascinating world of glassmaking! You will have the chance to experience the glass and try making your own souvenir out of it. The classes alow you to create small objects by yourself and take them back home with you the next day (it has to cool down slowly during the night). A unique chance to experience the heat and reality of a glass studio and try for one hour, to be a glassmaker yourself! Level 1 : 4 people /class. Glass piece : blown glass ball More details below

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Contact

638, route 199
Havre-aux-Maisons, G4T 5A8
(Quebec, Canada)

Phone : 418 969-4681 Phone : 418 969-4681


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Awards and Distinctions

  • Certificate of Achievement - conservation and enhancement of the heritage of Quebec (Council of Monuments and Sites of Quebec)

Certifications

    Arts CircuitConseil des métiers d'art du Québec

Activities

  • Blown glass workshop - (given in French)

    Blown glass workshop - (given in French)

    In this workshop, you have the chance to be in the glass studio,with a professional glassblower and other people to touch the glass, play with it and try to make something out of it. You will have the chance to experience the glass to try making a decorative blown glass ball.

    This class allows you to create a 2 small objects and take them back home with you the next day (it has to cool down slowly during the night).

    To reserve this type of class, you have to:

    1-Book it in advance at

    www.lameduseim.com/collections/cours-visites-experiences-verre
    418-969-4681
    boutique front desk

    2-Collect your glass pieces the next day
    3-Wear comfortable cloths, closed shoes (must), and sunglasses
    4-Share your experience : #lameduseim #coursverremeduse #fousdesiles

    Length
    1h00
    Detailed rate
    $95 / person (+tx)
    12 years old and over (+tx)
    Maximum 4 people per group
    Schedule
    Tuesday : 10h00 et 11h30
    Wednesday : 10h00, 11h30, 13h00, 14h30
    Thursday : 10h00, 11h30, 13h00, 14h30

    September : Tuesday only
    Dates
    From mid-June to the end of September
    Off season : On demand
  • Guided tour in the workshop

    Guided tour in the workshop

    You are interested in making an incursion in the workshop of La Méduse, to have a close look at our work, but without having to participate in the realization of a piece of glass? Our guided tour is just right for you!
    The guided tour is a 25 minutes visit through our workshop. During that time, you are invited to walk around the workshop with one artisan. You will get informations about the equipment, the glassblowing, and the materials. Then, you can observe the forming of a piece of glass, both feet in the workshop. This visit gives you the chance to discover the world of glassmaking, from the inside, at La Méduse.

    For the visit, it is necessary to:

    -Book your place at -Book your / your places either:

    www.lameduseim.com/collections/cours-visites-experiences-verre
    418-969-4681
    At the shop

    -Bring your cameras and have fun!
    -Share your experience: #lameduseim #fousdesiles

    Length
    25 min
    Detailed rate
    Rates: $ 15 + tx / person
    Number of people: Maximum 8 pers. / visit (accessible to all)
    Schedule
    Schedule:
    June to Septembre : Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 4:00 pm
    September : Tuesday, Wednesday : 4:00 pm
    Dates
    Dates: From mid-June to the end of September
    Off-season: on request
  • Make your paperweight

    Make your paperweight

    The "paperweight" workshop offers you the chance to live a creative experience in the fascinating world of glass. Thus, you will be able to experience the challenges of mastering molten glass and live, during one hour, the reality of glassmaking, between the warm furnaces of La Méduse.

    Assisted by one of our artisans, gradually, in the course, you will be led to shape the glass, to play with it and to tame it to finish the workshop having made a paperweight in several layers of glass, with an abstract pattern inside. It is a privileged experience that you can live in the heart of a blown glass workshop, in the enchanting setting of the Magdalen Islands.

    To attend this course, it is necessary to:

    -Book your spot at
    www.lameduseim.com/collections/cours-visites-experiences-verre
    418-969-4681
    In person at the boutique

    -Come back on the following day to have your glass pieces
    -Wear comfortable clothes AND closed shoes (required)
    -Bring your cameras, have fun!
    -Share your experience: #verrerielameduse #lameduseim

    Length
    1h00
    Detailed rate
    Rates: $ 180 + tx / person
    Number of people: Maximum 2 people / course (12 years and over)
    Schedule
    Schedule: Tuesday: 1 pm, 2:30 pm
    September : Tuesday only : 2:30 pm
    Dates
    Dates: From mid-June to the end of September
    Off-season: on request

General information

Island Havre aux Maisons Island
Nearest Beach Dune du Sud (south dune) Beach
Distance from the beach 5 km
We speak Français, English
Additional Information
  • Accessible to persons with a physical impairment
  • Wireless Internet
Payment methods accepted

Partner establishments

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    Émerance - Espace Solo

    France Painchaud draws her inspiration from the rich abundance of the marine environment. Her signature collection, fashioned in precious metals, includes original creations as well as seaside designs inspired exclusively by sea shells found on the beach. Exclusive art jewelry. Look for the "seaside" gold and silver collection. Member of the Visual Arts and Handicrafts Circuit 

    Open

Dates and opening hours

  • From June 17, to September 27, 2019

    Sunday to monday :
    Closed
    Tuesday :
    Open
    10:00 à 12:00
    Wednesday to saturday :
    Closed