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Sunspots Studios & Glassblowing

202 S Lewis St, Staunton, VA 24401-4257
+1 540-885-0678
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Wonderful time!

We stopped in on our way to Florida and we are so glad we did! We were able to see a customer blow... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ottawa, Canada
via mobile
Glassblowing live!

It was very interesting watching the glassblowing and Jason was great about answering all our... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2017
Carisa M
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Watch Art Happen at Sunspots Studios! See live glass blowing demonstrations daily until 4pm. Open 7 days a week. Our gallery/gift shop is filled with colorful hand-blown glass made in our studios. Vases, bird feeders, oil candles, drinking glasses, ornaments and more glitter in our gallery. Blow your own ornament with the assistance of one of our glass blowers. We also carry local and American artisan-made jewelry and accessories, including Alex and Ani jewelry. Don't miss Virginia's most unique shopping experience.
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  • Average2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
202 S Lewis St, Staunton, VA 24401-4257
+1 540-885-0678
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in on our way to Florida and we are so glad we did! We were able to see a customer blow his own ornament and see one of the workers making the glow in the dark mushrooms. It was really cool, our 4...More

Thank Mandie-Cat
Reviewed 5 May 2017

It was very interesting watching the glassblowing and Jason was great about answering all our questions about the process.

Thank Carisa M
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

I drove 28 miles to get there because I was expecting to blow my own piece but I guess my expectations where too high, they didn't tell me the person who does the glass and explains everything doesn't stay until 6pm which is the schedule...More

Thank Maria C
dougsheridan, Owner at Sunspots Studios & Glassblowing, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

We must admit that we've let you down! I would say that your phone call should have included all information about our facility and its hours of blowing demonstrations because we ask everyone to call us before travelling far to see us. Were they not...More

Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We took our 9 and 6 year Olds to watch the artist and look at the beautiful pieces. They were so welcoming and talkative, and my kids really enjoyed it. I did too!

Thank Elizabeth D
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Once again, Sunspots came through for me. I needed a gift (Alex and Ani bracelet) in a hurry and they were willing and able to provide. The only downside I wish they had more to choose from. The staff is always so friendly and helpful!...More

Thank Angie E
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Went out with a friend and ended up in Staunton VA. We stopped at Sunspots Studio and were treated to one of the artists just starting to create a vase. Clear glass, I thought. It was fascinating to watch as he went from the oven...More

Thank rcmann54
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Fun place to just stop in and watch a guy do his thing with glass blowing. 90% of what they sell here is made in the factory two people working blowing glass.

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 10 March 2017

The workshop in the back is totally open for the public to watch the pieces being made, and they explain as they go through the process. You can sign up to "blow your own ornament" which in truth just gets you a closer look, and...More

Thank Marta H
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

The glassware that are found on the sales floor are absolutely gorgeous! The glassblowing demonstration was also fun and informative! The glass blower could have spoke a little more loudly for the audience to hear...but it was still audible! Great place to stop while in...More

Thank Mfclingan
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

AMAZING collection of original hand-blown glass of all types. We stayed 3 hours and were treated to several artists working their magic at the kilns. The staff was very accommodating, and the prices are well within everyone's budget if you want to pick up special...More

Thank DiggerMagee
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