SiNaCa Studios School of Glass and Gallery is dedicated to providing North Texas an opportunity to experience the rich tradition of glass as a creative medium through education and studio involvement. Founded by several local glass artists, this new facility is available to everyone. From the beginning student to the professional, who wishes to learn new skills in glassblowing, kiln formed glass, and flame working, or to perfect their current skill level, SiNaCa offers something for everyone.

The opening of this glass facility adds another dimension to the rich cultural scene of North Texas. From joint projects working with other non-profits and teaching glass arts in youth programs to community gallery shows in the Metroplex – SiNaCa is forging a new frontier in the local arts scene. Located in the exciting Near Southside district of Fort Worth at 1013 West Magnolia Avenue, SiNaCa Studios facility is a renovated gas station and is becoming a destination for glass artists and students. The facility consists of a glass specific gallery, a glassblowing studio, a kiln forming studio, a flame working studio and a cold working studio.

There is still time to enter your home brews for the BJCP judging(category 22). Deadline is Thursday Oct. 20th. We are excited to have local beers from Chimera Brewing Company, Martin House Brewing Company, HopFusion Ale Works, Panther Island Brewing, Wild Acre Brewing Company, and The Collective Brewing Project for the event. Thank you to BrewHound and Texas Brewing Inc. for your support! ... See MoreSee Less

Pride of Southside Homebrew Invitational 2016

October 29, 2016, 12:00pm - October 29, 2016, 6:00pm

Chimera Brewing Company and SiNaCa Studios School of Glass (a registered 501(c)(3) organization) are proud to present the second annual Pride of Southside Homebrew Invitational. Chimera Brewing Company is proud to work in conjunction with our neighbors to raise funds for their non-profit school! Keep in mind that all proceeds will benefit SiNaCa Studios! SiNaCa Studios School of Glass will be producing hand-blown glassware specifically for the event. SiNaCa will be accepting donations for these glasses to help raise funds for their cause. BJCP Recognized Homebrew Competition – October 2016 – Submissions accepted: Sunday, October 9th 2016 to Friday, October 15th, 2016 during normal business hours at Chimera Brewing Company(hours listed on homepage). Submissions need to be accompanied by receipt of Eventbrite registration , we will not be doing any in person registration. For all the necessary brewer information go to www.chimerabrew.com/prideofsouthside/ Participants will have a chance win an opportunity to brew their beer at Chimera Brewing Company and enter it into the 2017 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) Pro-Am category.

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Open Studio Night tonight from 6p-9p. Tatara Siegel will be demoing in the hot shop. ... See MoreSee Less

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So you want to play with glass? SiNaCa is the perfect place to start, or continue your addiction to glass. We offer classes ranging from 20 minutes to 4 and 6 weeks in length depending on how you want to work with the glass. We have three studios to choose how you want to experience creating with glass: Glass blowing, Flame working, Kiln forming.


SiNaCa Studios invites you to come watch glass artists creating their works of art. Events range from monthly formal demonstrations to large community events held through out the year. As a public access facility any time that people are working in the studios you are welcome to come watch the magic of glass. We can't guarantee when someone will be working, so don't hesitate to call or email us to see if something is happening.


SiNaCa offers different classes geared for the younger artists to get involved with glass. These offerings can range from 30 minutes in our Walkup Workshops, for a quick taste of glass, to 4 day long day summer camps to have a fully immersive experience in all of our studios. We also offer demonstrations that are focused on the science behind creating with glass.


Any of SiNaCa’s studios are available for rental to both experienced students and professional artists. The availability of renting is dependent on existing class schedules, and operating hours. All renters must have a signed Studio Rental Agreement and Risk and Release forms on file prior to renting. SiNaCa Studios offers a Studio Membership program for individuals that anticipate multiple studio rentals. The memberships offer discounts specific to the studio of use. Studio Memberships are valid for one year from the date of purchase.

Sponsors and Partnerships

SiNaCa Studios School of Glass and Gallery is a not-for-profit organization 501c(3) dedicated to providing a world-class educational facility for the introduction to, and continued learning of traditional glass arts disciplines. SiNaCa Studios has and will continue to provide a professional gallery exhibition space, and a variety of instruction in glass blowing, kiln forming and flame working, from introductory to advanced study.