Robert Gary Parkes

Master Glassblower Menu

Summer Hours

June 21st Through to September 22nd, 2018

Please remember that you can contact us anytime if you would like to see glass-blowing or shop in the gallery at The Loafing Shed. (Robert will be glassblowing throughout the summer, stocking up for fall and Christmas events.) There are are no scheduled open house events during the summer.

Of course commissioned orders are accepted and made as usual throughout the summer months.

 

Harmony Arts Festival – Art Market

August long weekend – Friday, August 3rd to Monday, August 6th  

Plus the following weekend  Friday, August 10th to Sunday, August 12th

Robert is excited to be participating in both weekends of the Art Market at this fabulous event in West Vancouver between Abmbleside Park and John Lawson Park.

For 25 years, the Harmony Arts Festival in West Vancouver  celebrates a harmonious balance of visual, culinary, and performing arts on the spectacular West Vancouver waterfront. With world-class musical performances, inspiring visual art, mouth-watering gastronomic events and the natural beauty of the setting, there is something for everyone!

Commissioned Works

Please contact us anytime with your special requests and ideas. Contact info here.

 

Fall Open House

Saturday & Sunday, September 29 & 30

10:00 am – 3:00 pm

You are invited to join us in the studio, enjoy a beverage and see what’s new in the Gallery. Robert will be busy in the studio making fall inspired creations – Glassblowing on-going 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.

Jams & chutneys should be well stocked by this weekend!

Christmas Hours at The Loafing Shed

Saturday’s & Sunday’s – November 17 – to December 23rd, 2018     10:00 am – 3:00 pm (Glassblowing until 2:00 pm only)

Again, we plan to have a special display of small gift items by local artists and artisans in our casual country Christmas atmosphere. (guest artists will NOT be on-site)      

Jams & preserves by Jeanette will be packaged and ready for hostess or staff gifts – also ask about customized orders. 

Enjoy complimentary seasonal beverages and warm up in the studio.

As always – if you are unable to come during our posted hours – please contact us to set up a time that works for you.