LAKE SUPERIOR ART GLASS PRESENTS “THE ARSONISTS”
Northern Minnesota’s only public glass art studio-gallery thanked their supporters and business partners in a private performance at the Underground Theatre.
After 8 years of having their doors open, Lake Superior Art Glass presented a private showing of “The Arsonists” in the Underground Theatre for all their supporters and business partners throughout the years. The celebration included brews from one of the local favorites; Ursa Minor Brewing, and catering from the ever delicious Duluth Grill.
Lake Superior Art Glass has grown with the support of the wonderful community that they live in. The dream never would have come to fruition without the help of the Greater Downtown Council’s contest “Go Downtown, Grow Downtown: the Great Space Giveaway” in 2012. While that started the story, many more businesses and friends have supported Lake Superior Art Glass’s growth and expansion throughout the years.
When opening in 2012, Lake Superior Art Glass employed 2 part-time people and featured 15 artists. Fast forward to today, and they now employ 15 people, almost all of which are full time, and they feature over 50 regionally and nationally acclaimed artists. The class offerings have also grown. In 2013, they started with 1 class offering. Today they offer 12 different class options, including a Kids Class and Intermediate/Advanced classes.
The Underground Theatre’s production of “The Arsonists” written by Ken Frisch, directed by Mike Pederson with Artist Director and Lead, Robert Lee, is a dark comedic political farce about humanity's ability to ignore acts of despicable evil. You can see the play at The Underground Theatre through Feb 29. Tickets available on their website. During Dan Neff’s opening speech for the show he commented, “We, at Lake Superior Art Glass, are honored to sponsor this play. As a small art business dedicated to bringing a unique form of art to the Twin Ports, it feels really good to be at a point where we can sponsor another art asset in our community.”
Lake Superior Art Glass has been providing the Northland with the opportunity to learn about glass and experience it for themselves since 2012. After originally opening in the downtown Historic Art District, they relocated to Canal Park in the summer of 2018. Lake Superior Art Glass offers two styles of glassblowing for classes, events, group parties, and demonstrations, as well as, a gallery showcasing over 50 artists. To learn more visit us online at www.lakesuperiorartglass.com or call 218-464-1799.