My Main Street – Margie’s Art Glass

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Margie’s Art Glass Studio
109 Main Street South
Minot, ND 58701
701.837.8555
Tuesday and Thursday 10 am to 8:30 pm
Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday 10 am to 5:30 pm
Sunday and Monday closed

Connect with Margie’s on their website or on Facebook.

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From Margie

I started my business in this location in 2004. I am the sole owner (except my husband has been my main supporter and custodian).

After a 19-plus-year career as a mom, I decided to re-enter the business world as a shop owner. I had too much experience telling my family what to do all those years to let it go to waste!

Opening the glass studio gave me the outlet for my creative side. We added the ceramic paint studio about a year and half after the original opening because it seemed a good fit.

Our coffee shop, “The Black Iguana,” was my attempt to bring people into the glass shop that otherwise would never come through the door – and it’s worked very well. We offer Minot’s best coffee drinks!

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Margie’s offers a wide variety of glass classes including stained glass, fused glass, mosaic, and jewelry making. They also have a drop-in-paint-your-own pottery studio that has been well received in the community.

Downtown events

Margie’s Art Glass participates in a lot of downtown events, like the Bunny Walk, Treat Trail, and a Minot favorite, The Wine Walk. Margie’s also supports open house events during the holidays.

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Before it was Margie’s

For the 24 years before I owned the building, “Sax” maternity and children’s clothes was in the building; before that “Stevenson’s” (men’s wear I believe) Then back to 1906 a series of five and dime stores selling stockings, shoes, thread, with this and that.

Around 109 South Main, circa 1950s

Around 109 South Main, circa 1950s

The grandsons on a recent visit to Margie's

The grandsons on a recent visit to Margie’s

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Do you have a favorite crafts, ceramics, or pottery venue in your area? What is your favorite craft?

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9 responses to “My Main Street – Margie’s Art Glass

  1. With my upbringing, pottery, of course. 🙂

  2. Beautiful shop. Always something ethereal and otherworldly about stained glass. But what do I love as a craft? Writing. (P.S. I mentioned your blog in my state flower blog this morning). 🙂

  3. These kinds of shops can be the heart and soul of a downtown area. Pottery is very popular in the Shenandoah Valley and has a vibrant history. Our current potters have two or three galleries to choose from in Shenandoah County. I love stained glass too!

  4. If you take away the couple of banks and real estate stuff, there is not ONE chain-type store in our downtown. It’s sort of cool like that.

  5. This looks like a really fun place!
    My daughter and I took a glass fusing class and it was so fun!

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