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Pilchuck Open House, July 13, 2014
Sunday, July 13, 2014  |  12:00 - 5:00 pm

Stanwood, WA

Each year Pilchuck Glass School opens its private Stanwood campus to the public for an exclusive Pilchuck summer experience. 

Watch hot glass demonstrations

Experience a docent led tour of the campus

Hike an exclusive off the beaten path tour! Visit the Chihuly Cabin, Buster Simpson’s tree house, The Trojan Horse, and end the tour at Inspiration Point with a breathtaking view of the Puget Sound.

Browse the Pilchuck gallery for glass to purchase, enter a raffle for a chance to win a 2013 Annual Auction Centerpiece, and participate in hands-on glass activities (see pricing below).

Enjoy live music. Food and beverage concessions available.


$20, per person
Free, children 12 and under

$35 (space is limited, per-registration is required).
This tour includes a moderate hike and is recommended for fully ambulatory participants.

TOUR TIMES (Reserved tour times are for Off the Beaten Path tours only. General tours leave approximately every 30 minutes).

12:30 - 2:00 pm
1:30 - 3:00 pm
2:30 - 4:00 pm


Hands-on activities are available on a first come first served basis. Fees and donations will be collected at each respective activity's location. To learn more about requirements for the glassblowing activity, please email reservations@pilchuck.com.

Create your own paperweight. $80 each. Participants must be 14 or older. Minors under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian present to sign the liability waiver. Closed toed shoes required.

Please note: this is our most popular activity and due to high demand, slots sell out very quickly. We do not take reservations in advance so please sign up for this activity as soon as you arrive on campus.

Glass Etching
Create your own etched design on glass. $10 suggested donation, per plate. Print Making
Create your own print using glass. $5 suggested donation, per print.

Visit the Pilchuck gallery and take home your own piece of glass art.

Advanced tickets are no longer available, please buy tickets at the main gate. Cash or check preferred.


(photo above by Alec Miller)

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