The North Carolina Glass Center is open 7days/week 10a-6p (Our hotshop will be shut down for improvements September 18th- 26th. Our flame shop will be open additional hours during this time and our as always our gallery is open 7 days/week from 10a-6p. Thank you for your patience while we make improvements! Please feel free to call with any questions 828-505-3552.)
Glassblowing and flame working demonstrations, educational classes and workshops daily as well as a fine glass gallery.
Our studio consists of a Hot Shop, Coldworking Shop, and a Flameworking Shop. Equipment in these shops can be rented by the hour, half day, and full day. Rentals are available during regular business hours, 10am to 6pm seven days a week. See the rentals page for rates. Before renting the first time by yourself, you must be certified by the shop manager as to your skill level and in shop safety rules and regulations. Studios are available after hours after passing an advanced certification test and with the approval of the studio manager. You must have at least one other skilled worker with you at all times when working after hours.