Gallery Hours

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.

FRIDAYS  (June and July slots available 9am-2pm)

June 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th

July 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th

 

SATURDAYS

May 28th

June 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th

July 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd

 

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)

Saturday, June 11th 9am-1130am

Saturday, July 16th 9am-11:30am

Saturday, July 23rd 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

Saturday, June 4th 2:30

Friday, June 10th 2:30

Friday, June 24th 2:30

Friday, July 8th 2:30

Saturday, July 16th 2:30pm

Friday, July 22nd 2:30

 

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 

Friday, June 3rd – 2:30-3:30 (FULL)

Saturday, June 11th 2:30 -3:30

Friday, June 17th – 2:30-3:30

Saturday, June 18th 2:30 -3:30

Saturday, June 25th 9am-10am

Friday, July 1st- 2:30-3:30

Saturday, July 2nd – 9am-10am

Friday, July 15th- 2:30-3:30

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)

Saturday, June 18th 9am-11:30am

Saturday, July 9th 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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