ACTIVITIES

 

ACTIVITIES

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SUMMER ACTIVITIES

MAKE YOUR OWN WORK OF ART

Visit the glass studio and make your own small work of art in glass in July and August. See the programme below.

In July and August you can take part in activities in the studio and watch skilled glass blowers at work (no glassblowing on sandcasting days).

SANDBLASTING
11.00-13.00 & 14.00-17.00
DATES:
2/7, 6/7, 7/7, 8/7, 9/7, 13/7, 14/7, 15/7, 20/7, 21/7, 22/7, 27/7, 28/7, 29/7, 3/8, 4/8, 5/8, 6/8, 10/8, 11/8, 12/8, 13/8,17/8, 18/8, 19/8
Decorate a drinking glass with stickers of your own choice. The glass is finally sandblasted by the museum’s assistants.
PRICE: From DKK 50 + admission
PRE-BOOKING: No pre-booking. First come first served.

FUSING
11.30-13.00 & 14.30-17.00
DATES: 3/7, 10/7, 16/7, 23/7, 30/7, 7/8, 14/8
Create your own imagery from coloured glass pieces. The glass pieces are then fused on to a sheet of clear glass in the oven. After two days of heating and cooling you can collect the finished glass image from 10.30am.
PRIS: DKK 75 + admission
TILMELDING: No pre-booking. First come first served.

SANDCASTING*
11.00-13.00 & 14.00-16.00
DATES:
 4/7, 11/7, 17/7, 24/7, 31/7, 8/8, 15/8
Make an imprint of your hand or a nice figurine in wet sand and watch, when hot glass is poured into the mould. The finished figure can be collected the next day from 10.30am.
Please notice that waiting time may occur. Use the waiting time to explore the current exhibitions.
PRICE: DKK 75 + admission
PRE-BOOKING: No pre-booking. First come first served.
*Der blæses ikke glas i værkstedet på støbedage

GLASS BLOWING FOR VISITORS
11.30-13.00 & 14.30-17.00
DATES: 5/7, 12/7, 18/7, 19/7, 25/7, 26/7, 1/8, 2/8, 9/8, 16/8
Blow a christmas ball in the studio (approx. 15 minutes). Children from 6 years of age muset be accompagnied by an adult.  Børn fra 6 år kan deltage dog i følge med en voksen. The finished item must be cooled off until the next day, where it can be collected from 10.30am.
PRICE: DKK 150 + admission
PRE-BOOKING: Pre-booking is necessary, please phone the museum +45 8634 1799
MØDETID: You must be ready 10 minutes before. If you are late, we will give your space to another visitor.

Please notice that changes may occur in case of technical problems.

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JOURNEY OF DISCOVERY

FAMILY FUN

Grab one of the metal suitcases from the base in reception and explore the museum together. Find the seven task stations placed throughout the museum, marked with the colours of the rainbow.

Carry out the various tasks using the items provided in the suitcase.

Follow the colours of the rainbow until you have found them all.

Find the blue cloud in the reception, take a suitcase and go!

“The Journey of Discovery” is designed for children aged 6-10 years accompanied by their parents.

The suitcases can be used free of charge, when admission to the museum has been paid.

“The Journey of Discovery” has been supported by Glasmuseets Venner and has been developed by the museum’s guides and students from Aarhus University.

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SPECIAL SUNDAYS

GUIDED TOUR FOR EVERYONE

Join one of the museum’s guides on an exciting tour of Glasmuseet’s exhibitions on the first Sunday of every month.

Next tour will be with on Sunday, 5th August 2018 at 2pm

Facts:
• Tours on every first Sunday in the month at 2pm at Glasmuseet Ebeltoft.
• Free entry when admission has been paid.
• Pre-booking is not necessary.

*This offer is not for groups. Groups are asked to book a guide separately.

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HANDS CRATFS AND ARTISANS IN EBELTOFT

1.-31. AUGUST

Under the theme of Hands, Crafts and Artisans in Ebeltoft, the Frigate Jylland, Glasmuseet Ebeltoft and Museum Østjylland are focusing on work done by hand in time-honoured crafts and trades during August. Explore Ebeltoft and its history as a maritime market town, get a close look at how work was done by hand, and try some crafts yourself. Se the programnme below.

PROGRAMME

Download a pdf version of the programme here.

You can find the programme and book tickets at www.fregatten-jylland.dk, www.glasmuseet.dk and www.museumoj.dk. Or follow the links in this programme. Programme subject to change.

1 August, 6 – 8 pm
Opening event: Speed-dating with craftsmen
Bring your most precious possession and hear how to keep it safe and in good order – come speed-dating with experienced craftsmen.
Place: The Frigate Jylland
Price: Free, No booking required.

1 – 4 August, 10 am – 4 pm
The weaver and the brush-maker
Brush-maker Hans Jørgen Vester, and weaver Susanne Vester will be working in the Dyer’s Yard.
Place: Farvergården, Ebeltoft
Price: Free

4 August, 9 am – 12, 1 – 3 pm
Flea market with Re-design
Meet clothing designer Amalie Rosenquist from Re-design, who has lots of ideas and tips about giving old, used clothes a new life. Bring your own used clothes for suggestions about how to re-design them.
Place: The square in front of the Glasmuseet
Price: Free

1, 2, 9 and 16 August
Do-it-yourself glass blowing
With help from glass-makers from the Glasmuseet, you can try this ancient craft and blow a glass ball. You can collect the finished ball the next day, when it has cooled. The activity takes about 15 minutes.
Place: Glasmuseet Ebeltoft
Booking required, phone +45 86341799
Price: DKK 150 + admission to the Glasmuseet (pay at the museum)

8 and 15 August, 4.30 – 6 pm
From wood to ship: Guided tour with the Frigate’s artisans
The artisans who built the Frigate Jylland 150 years ago were known as the permanent staff at Holmen, the Navy dockyard. Today the Frigate Jylland has a permanent staff of artisans who have restored and maintained it for 30 years. In August they will take the task of introducing the Frigate into their own work-worn hands and show how raw timber is transformed by skilled craftsmanship into hard-wearing, but elegant forms with built-in functionality.
Come and follow them round, and learn about the process from soil to ship from people who know all about it.
Place: The Frigate Jylland
Price: Admission to the museum

4 – 5 August, 10 am – 3 pm
Meet the Royal Danish Naval Museum’s model guild
For model builders, the fascinating thing about model ships is that they can sail off into a completely different kind of reality. Model-builders visualise and understand the past in their models, and can get completely carried away.
See the exciting work of the Royal Danish Naval Museum’s model guild as they build fabulous model ships, and hear about techniques and materials.
Place: The Frigate Jylland
Price: Admission to the museum

7 – 10 August 10 am – 4 pm
Meet the brush-maker
Brush-maker Hans Jørgen Vester will be working in the Dyer’s Yard.
Place: Farvergården, Ebeltoft
Price: Free

7 – 21 August, 2 pm
Technical tour with Ned Cantrell
The glass artist, Ned Cantrell, will give a guided tour of the exhibitions at the museum, and you can learn more about the craft and the techniques used in the pieces.
Place: Glasmuseet Ebeltoft
Price: Admission to the museum

7 – 9 August, 11 am – 3 pm
Meet the wood turner
Wood turner Finn Lading will bring his workshop into the Glasmuseet’s garden, where guests can watch him at work.
Place: Glasmuseet Ebeltoft
Price: Admission to the museum

8 August, 2 – 4 pm
Artisans’ songs with the artisans’ choir
The Artisans’ choir from the Håndværksmuseet in Randers will sing in the garden at the Dyer’s Yard. Come along and join in.
Place: The garden at the Farvergården
Price: Free

9 August, 11 am – 3 pm
The Dyer at work at the Dyer’s Yard
The dyer will treat homespun wool with mordant. Watch the process and hear about techniques.
Place: Farvergården, Ebeltoft
Price: Free

9 August, 4 – 5.30 pm
Walk round the town – the old parts of Ebeltoft
Jesper Nørskov Pedersen is a historian, and on his guided tour of the town he will talk about the old town with its idyllic timber-framed houses – and about some of the people who lived in them!
Start: In front of Farvergården
Price: DKK 50. Book tickets here:
https://www.place2book.com/da/choose_ticket_sales_workflow?seccode=34b220f283

10 August, 11 am – 4 pm
The Dyer at work at the Dyer’s Yard
The dyer colours homespun woollen yarn and talks about plants used for dyeing.
Place: Farvergården, Ebeltoft
Price: Free

10 – 11 August, 11 am – 3 pm
Sailors’ crafts
On sailing ships, sailors used to pass the time on long voyages working at crafts. They made use of the skills they already possessed in knotting, splicing and whipping the ends of ropes to make mats, belts, bags and many other things.
You can learn ropework and make mats with the Riggers from Fanø.
Place: The Frigate Jylland
Price: Admission to the museum and individual payment for the rigger’s products.

12 August, 2 pm
Travelling journeymen
Talk about travelling journeymen by Otto Westergaard, Århusnaverne. In Danish.
Place: Glasmuseet Ebeltoft
Price: Admission to the museum: First come, first served.

14 – 16 August, 11 am – 3 pm
Meet the potter
Lars Nygård Nielsen is a potter, and will bring his workshop into the garden at the Glasmuseet. Watch and learn about making pottery in the old days and today.
Place: Glasmuseet Ebeltoft
Price: Admission to the museum

14 – 18 August, 11 am – 4 pm
The cooper – making barrels
Thomas Boye Jensen demonstrates his work as a cooper while he works on a tub.
Place: Farvergården, Ebeltoft
Price: Free

15 August, 7 –9 pm
Hands and timber-framed houses
Talk by an expert on timber frames. In Danish.
Meet Camilla Koch, a timber-frame joiner, and hear how the old techniques from timber-framed buildings are used in projects today.
Place: The Frigate Jylland, the auditorium
Price: DKK 120 including one beer or soft drink.
Book tickets here:
https://www.place2book.com/da/choose_ticket_sales_workflow?seccode=d12adeb58c

16 August, 4 – 5.30 pm
Walk round the town – the new Ebeltoft
Ebeltoft is often associated with idyllic timber-framed houses, but there are ordinary houses and gardens in large parts of the town. On this tour of the new parts of Ebeltoft, historian Jesper Nørskov Pedersen talks about how the town developed.
Start: In front of Farvergården
Price: DKK 50. Book tickets here:
https://www.place2book.com/da/choose_ticket_sales_workflow?seccode=7276a36b79

18 August, 9 am – 12, 1 – 3 pm
Tradesmen’s flea market
Bring your old tools, and exchange, buy or sell. Meet an experienced artisan who can tell you about the tools you see.
Place: The square in front of the Glasmuseet
Price: Free

19 August, 2 pm
The history of crafts and trades
Talk on the history of crafts and trades by Lisbeth Skjernov, Curator at Den Gamle By. In Danish.
Place: Glasmuseet Ebeltoft
Price: Admission to the museum: First come, first served.

21, 22, 23 August, 11 am – 2 pm
Wickerwork
Basket-making workshop with expert guidance by wicker-worker Ulla Søholm for all participants. Make your own basket to keep small items tidy.
Place: Farvergården, Ebeltoft
Price: Free

23 August, 4 – 5.30 pm
Quirky details and secret places – walk round the town with a camera
Historian Tina Bjerregaard and photographer Mark Cowper Dyer will lead a walk round the town to explore secret places and odd little details on buildings just waiting to be discovered. Bring your own camera and take pictures along the way!
Start: In front of Farvergården
Price: DKK 50. Book tickets here:
https://www.place2book.com/da/choose_ticket_sales_workflow?seccode=45efce0411

22 August, 5 – 8 pm
Strike while the iron is hot!
See the blacksmith hammering at the anvil by the melting pot. Hear about his work and try your hand at it. Be prepared: sweat pours off your face and your clothes get dirty!
Place: The Frigate Jylland
Price: Admission to the museum

22 – 25 August
By own means
The master glass blower, Benny Bonnesen, formerly from Holmegaard Glassworks, will lead a demonstration of how the ‘Provence’ bowl was blown: this was a classic design at Holmegaard, created in the 1950s. Invited Scandinavian glass artists will then carry on working with the technique to examine the possibilities for creating modern glass design in 2018.
Join the audience and watch the process.
Place: Glasmuseet Ebeltoft
Price: Admission to the museum

25 August kl. 9 am – 5 pm & 26 August 9 am – 3 pm
Two-day workshop: Make your own sailor’s knife from frigate wood
Anyone who spends time in the countryside or at sea knows a good knife is indispensable. If you try to buy a fine, high-quality knife, it costs a lot of money. So what about making your own? Let your imagination run free, and design your own knife that sits perfectly in your hand.With expert craftsmen as instructors, you can forge your own knife blade and whittle your own knife handle from frigate wood,
Place: The Frigate Jylland
Price: DKK 400 incl. materials, instruction and refreshments. Limited number of places. Book tickets here:
https://www.place2book.com/da/choose_ticket_sales_workflow?seccode=9a498ca65f

28 August, 1 – 4 pm
Workshop: Leatherwork
Make a small item such as a purse or a sheath for your knife at the leather workshop at the Dyer’s Yard.
Place: Farvergården
Price: DKK 25

29 and 30 August, 1 – 3 pm
Workshop: Fabric printing
The Dyer also printed fine patterns on fabrics. Try the techniques yourself and make bright, colourful patterns.
Place: Farvergården
Price: Free

30 August, 4 – 5.30 pm
Walk round the town – protected and historic buildings in Ebeltoft
Restoration architect Alette Lena Skov-Hansen and historian Tina Bjerregaard will talk about historic and protected buildings in Ebeltoft. In the workshop at the Glasmuseet, Jean Thebault will show how the glass windows in older houses were made.
Start: In front of Farvergården
Price: DKK 50. Book tickets here:
https://www.place2book.com/da/choose_ticket_sales_workflow?seccode=23e5f4a388

30 August, 7 – 9 pm
Houses and artisans – three perspectives on protected buildings and buildings of historic interest
Three experts in a panel discussion about protected and historic buildings: Gøsta Knudsen, formerly City Architect in the Municipality of Aarhus and Principal of the Danish School of Art and Design, Alette Lena Skov-Hansen, restoration architect, and Verner Nielsen, owner of Holmegaard in Hyllested and member of BLIS. In the chair: Dagmar Brendstrup. In Danish.
Place: The Frigate Jylland, the auditorium
Price: DKK 200 including tapas and 1 glass wine Book tickets here:
https://www.place2book.com/da/choose_ticket_sales_workflow?seccode=10aa9dba15

Arranged by the Frigate Jylland, Glasmuseet Ebeltoft and Museum Østjylland. With support from Mols Bjerge National Park and Syddjurs Municipality.

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WORLD OF GLASS

A WHOLE FLOOR OF FUN AND FACTS

The World of Glass is a whole floor of digital fun and facts on glass. It is an interactive learning centre, where children and adults can go on a journey of discovery amongst glass eyes and light-bulbs, films about the history of glass, its uses and glassmaking techniques.

A number of digital and physical elements explain some of the many exciting facts about glass and glassmaking. One of these elements is “The Digital Glass Blower”, which allows visitors to experience glassmaking “hands on”.

The World of Glass is a flexible space, which can easily be transformed into a space for lectures or minor exhibitions.

The World of Glass has been developed in cooperation with Hans Thyge & co, Yoke interactive design and Syncro. It has been financed by Arbejdsmarkedets Feriefond.

OPENING HOURS


MONDAY  10.00 – 18.00


TUESDAY 10.00 – 18.00


WEDNESDAY 10.00 – 18.00


THURSDAY 10.00 – 18.00


FRIDAY 10.00 – 18.00


SATURDAY 10.00 – 18.00


SUNDAY 10.00 – 18.00

Open every day 10-17 during Easter.
Closed 24th, 25th, 26th, 31st Dec. and 1st Jan.

WHATS UP?


QUESTIONNAIRE AND DRAWING COMPETITION

Explore the exhibitions and answer questions designed for parents and children along the way. Ask for a questionnaire at the reception.

You can also take part in the museum’s drawing competition. Every month, we review all the drawings received and one winner will be chosen. The winner will receive a small glass object as a prize. The winning drawing will be displayed in the library for a month.

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE WINNERS


OPENING HOURS AND PRICES


01.11 – 31.03: 10 – 16 WED – SUN*
01.04 – 31.10: 
10 – 17 DAILY
01.07 – 31.08: 10 – 18 DAILY
Open every day 10-17 during Easter.
*Closed 24th, 25th, 26th, 31st Dec. and 1st Jan.


01.04 – 31.10: ADULTS DKK 100/Euro 14
01.07 – 31.08: ADULTS DKK 85/Euro 12
CHILDREN 6 – 17 YEARS: DKK 30/Euro 4
GROUPS: (min. 20 people) 20% discount
CARERS for disabled visitors: Free


CONTACT


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STRANDVEJEN 8
DK-8400 EBELTOFT
T +45 8634 1799
GLASMUSEET@GLASMUSEET.DK
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