Gallery Hours

PLEASE NOTE THAT ORBIX IS CLOSED FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST

GALLERY AND HOT SHOP ARE OPEN 9AM-4PM TUESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

Hot Shop is closed during lunch hour (typically 1130-1230)

CLOSED SUNDAY AND MONDAY.  

Lookout Mountain,  Little River Canyon and Weiss Lake are beautiful at all times of the year, so plan to make a weekend in our area. If you are looking for accommodations or other events in our area, please check out visitlookoutmountain.com or www.cherokee-chamber.org 


Blow Your Own Ornament – $40./ornament, plus shipping

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED – EMAIL or CALL US 256.523.3188

When you reserve a spot, it is not for the full duration but for a slot within that time frame.  For a party of two, it takes about 30 minutes total.  Make sure to wear cotton clothing(jeans are fine) and closed-toe shoes.  We look forward to your visit!

 

CLOSED THE MONTH OF AUGUST

FRIDAYS in the fall (September, October, November and December slots available 12-4)

                    September  2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th

  October  7th, 14th, 21st, 28th

November 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th(9am-4pm only on 25th)

Wednesday, November 23rd(10:30am-2pm)

December 2nd, 9th, 16th

Tuesday, December 20th (12-4)

Wednesday, December 21st (10-4)

Thursday, December 22nd (10-4)

                                                                                        SATURDAYS (July slots available 9-4)

August-closed

SATURDAYS in the fall 

September 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th (10-2)

October 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd (9-4)

November 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th (9-4)

December 3rd, 10th, 17th (9-4)

Tuesday, December 20th (12-4)

Wednesday, December 21st (10-4)

Thursday, December 22nd (10-4)

Closed December 24, 2022-January 2, 2023

 

This is our most popular event at Orbix Hot Glass! Come design and literally “blow” your own ornament with the help of one of our glass artists. For this we welcome people of all ages (okay you have to be at least 5 years old).

Sign up for our newsletter under the “Contact Us” section of our website, and we’ll keep you up-to-date on days when we’ll be having this event. Shipping $12. for up to four ornaments, or you may pick the pieces up on the following Tuesday or later.


Tumbler Class – $170./person (9am-1130)

August-closed

Saturday, September 10th 9am-11:30am

Saturday, September 24th 9am-11:30am

 

GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE BY CALLING 256.523.3188

Curious about glassblowing?

This introductory glassblowing class teaches many fundamentals through the process of making a small tumbler (cup). Plenty of hands-on experience from choosing colors, gathering, paddling, blowing and shaping is gained in this experience.

Call us at 256.523.3188 or email us at info@orbixhotglass.com for more information or to make a reservation.

Reservations and full payment required.   Minimum age is 13 years old with parent


Sculpt your Own Flower  – 1 Hour Class – $85/person

August-closed

Saturday, September 3rd 2:30pm

Friday, September 9th 2:30pm

Saturday, September 17th 2:30pm

Friday, October 7th 2:30 FULL

 

GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE BY CALLING 256.523.3188

Have you ever wanted to actually sit at the gaffer bench and feel what it is like to shape hot glass?  In this class, it’s all about a hands-on experience in a fun atmosphere with a final product we know you will love. After watching us shape glass into a flower, it’s your turn to sit at the bench to a sculpt your own from an array of colors. Our artists are there to step in and lend a hand or guide you as you shape the glass.  Each class is  about one hour in length with a minimum of two people.  Reservations and full payment are required. Please call us (256.523.3188) or email us (info@orbixhotglass.com) for more information or to reserve a spot.

Minimum age 12 years old.  


Bowl Class – $85/person 

August-closed

Friday, September 2nd 2:30

Saturday, September 3 9am

Friday, September 16th 2:30

Friday, September 23 2:30

Friday, September 30th 2:30

Saturday, October 1st- 9am (Limit 4)

Saturday, October 8th-9am (Limit 4)

Friday, October 14th-2:30 (Limit 4)

Wednesday, November 23rd-9am

GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE BY CALLING 256.523.3188

This is our newest class offering at Orbix.  In this small “suck” bowl, participants will work with a teammate to blow, suck and craft a small concave bowl with colors of their choice.  Our artists are there to step in and lend a hand or guide you as you shape the glass.  Each class is  about one hour in length with a minimum of two people.  Reservations and full payment are required. Please call us (256.523.3188) or email us (info@orbixhotglass.com) for more information or to reserve a spot.

Minimum age 12 years old.  


Paperweight Class – $170/person (9am-1130)

August-closed

Saturday, September 17th 9am-11:30am

 

GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE BY CALLING 256.523.3188

This class is designed for those who really want to see what molten glass is all about – feel the heat, gather from the furnace, sculpt the glass.  Class size is maximum of four students so everyone has adequate time at the bench working. Some safety material is provided before the class for you to review.  Please join us for some in-depth discovery. Reservations and full payment required. Call us at 256.523.3188 or email us at info@orbixhotglass.com for more information or to make a reservation.

Minimum age is 13 years old with parent.


 Studio Tours/Group Events

Studio tour — Looking for a unique event for your club or a group of friends?  Come watch one of our glass artists give a private glassblowing demonstration. They will answer all your questions about the process, and you can view the end result of their hard work in our gallery. Cost is $170 for an hour.  Maximum group is 20 people. Full payment is required in advance.   Private Blow Your Own Ornament — Another option for groups is to schedule a private Blow Your Own Ornament Event. A minimum of eight ornaments is required. Cost – $39/ ornament

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