Hours: Weekdays 10-6. Weekends 11-5.

Welcome ISGB!

We are excited to welcome ISGB members to the Hot Shops Art Center! We invite you to visit our 58 studios and meet some of our 90+ resident artists.

We will be hosting the ISGB juried art exhibition in the Nicholas Street Gallery. You can also schedule a tour to learn the history of the Hot Shops and more about our artists. Or, schedule a time with our glass artists, they will be available for glassblowing experiences throughout your stay!

Glassblowing Experiences

Crystal Forge

Book a time with one of our glassblowing instructors to make your own unique piece of glass blown art. Select from a variety of options, such as paperweights, ornaments, flowers and more. 

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Book a tour to hear the history of the Hot Shops, a dream of several artists who long wished for a place where they could work together and invite others in. Opportunity presented itself during an auction at the old Serta Mattress Factory in 1999. These risk takers asked themselves, ‘what if,’ and turned that dream turned into a reality.

Hear stories of some our current creators and innovators, behind the scenes of our forge and foundry areas and more!

Book Oct. 25, 1 p.m.

Book Oct. 25, 3 p.m.

Book Oct. 28, 1 p.m.