Inclement Weather updates

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Studio & Course Closure Notice Board

Updated for: February 19, 2021

February 19, 2021:

An assessment of the weather conditions and forecast has been made, and the Craft Center & New Street Glass building and studios will be remain open for Friday, February 19, 2021.  All programs and courses are running on schedule.

February 9, 2021:

An assessment of the weather conditions and forecast has been made, and the Craft Center & New Street Glass building and studios will be remain open for Tuesday, February 9, 2021.  All programs and courses are running on schedule.

February 2, 2021:

Due to inclement weather, the Craft Center & New Street Glass building and studios will be closed through at least the morning of Tuesday, February 2, 2021.  This closure impacts the following programs:

214CA103A - Wheel I: Introduction To Wheelthrowing - CANCELLED

After assessing the weather and road conditions this afternoon, and it has been determined that all afternoon courses, private lessons, and programs will run as scheduled at the Craft Center and New Street Glass Studio.  This impacts the following programs: 

 

214CA997B1 - Reserved Studio Access - RUNNING as scheduled

214CPL302Y3 - Private Lesson - RUNNING as scheduled

214CA103B - Wheel I: Introduction To Wheelthrowing - RUNNING as scheduled

214GA200 - Intermediate/Advanced Stained Glass - RUNNING as scheduled

214GA103A - Glassblowing I - RUNNING as scheduled

February 1, 2021:

Due to inclement weather, the Craft Center & New Street Glass building and studios will be closed the entire day, Monday, February 1, 2021.  All in-studio and online programming and courses scheduled for Monday, February 1st are cancelled. 

 

Further assessment of the weather conditions will be made later today regarding programs scheduled for Tuesday, February 2nd.  Updates will be made to this page, and enrolled students will be emailed by the Registration Office (wccregistration@worcester.edu).

 

Today's closure affects the following programs:

214MA125 - Intro to Metals 1: Jewelry & Small Objects

214GA106B - Stained Glass for Beginners 

214CA997A2 - Reserved Studio Access (2-5PM)

214CA997A3 - Reserved Studio Access (6-9PM)

214CO400 - Advanced Studio Practice - Forming to Firing (ONLINE) 

December 17, 2020:

Due to inclement weather, the Craft Center studios and Gallery Store will be closed the entire day, Thursday, December 17, 2020

 

New Street Glass Studio will be closed during the day.  Evening glass programming is now subject to change/assessment based on instructor-class discussion and agreement via email.  This affects the following programs:

212HGA200: Stained Glass 3-Day Holiday Intensive - Students, please check your email for communication sent directly by your instructor.

December 16, 2020:

After evaluating the weather forecast for today, December 16th, the Craft Center Sagamore studios (25 Sagamore Road) and general building will close at 5PM.  New Street Glass Studio will remain open for all scheduled programming unless otherwise noted.  Today's closure affects the following programs:

212CA996C3 - End of Year 2020 Make-Up Glaze Session (12/16 - 6 to 9 pm) - CANCELLED - please refer to email from tomalley1@worcester.edu

 

 

December 5, 2020

 

After evaluating the weather forecast for today, December 5th, the Craft Center studios will remain open in the morning until 1PM, after which all studios will close in the afternoon.  This affects the following programs:

212CA103C - Wheel I: Introduction To Wheelthrowing - RUNNING as scheduled

212GWA154 - Stained Glass Holiday Flowers -CANCELLED - please refer to email from wccregistration@worcester.edu

212CA997E1 - Reserved Studio Access - CANCELLED for December 5

Inclement Weather Policy

The Worcester Center for Crafts generally follows the Worcester State University (WSU) inclement weather policy relative to building closings and class cancellations. Delayed openings and cancellation announcements will be made on the Craft Center's Facebook page and on our website.

 

The Worcester Center for Crafts schedules make-up classes when possible for sequential classes.  Students will be contacted via email from wccregistration@worcester.edu regarding cancellations of their courses.

Evening and Weekend courses: There may be instances where the weather is expected to clear early enough in the day for an evening or weekend course to run as originally scheduled.  The offices will generally make an assessment of the weather conditions, and students will be notified by 2PM via email if a closure will continue through the evening or if the class will run as scheduled.

 

Please be sure to check the Facebook page for must up-to-date information.

Online courses: It is anticipated that all courses being offered online will run as scheduled even in the event that the Worcester Center for Crafts is closed due to inclement weather.  Unless you are informed otherwise by your instructor or by the Registration Office, please assume that your class is taking place as usual.