Glassblowing Hours Gallery Hours
M closed M 12pm - 8pm
T closed T closed
W closed W closed
Th closed Th 12pm - 8pm
Fr 12pm - 8pm Fr 12pm - 10pm
Sat 12pm - 8pm Sat 10am - 10pm
Sun 12pm - 6pm Sun 10am - 6pm
The Hot Sand Glass Studio, the Jersey Shore's first public-access hot glass studio, is dedicated to promoting art glass through education, demonstration, and fun activities for all ages!
The Hot Sand Glass Studio, a fully-functioning hot glass studio, is suitable for several glass-making techniques:
- Blowing creates pieces that are, at some stage, hollow. (Takes a lot of practice.)
- Casting is pouring molten glass into a mold. (Takes a lot of planning.)
- Fusing is layering pieces of flat glass then melting them together. (Takes a lot of patience.)
- Slumping is heating glass just enough that it bends over a mold to make a shape. (Think specialty sinks.)
Hot Sand has 2 work stations (glory holes) and annealing ovens to accommodate different scales and schedules of work. (Annealing ovens cool the glass slowly ovenight).