EXPERIENCE GLASS IN A NEW WAY

GRT Hot Glass Studios is a unique business in Indianapolis where you can come and create your own piece of hot glass artwork. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned professional, our studio offers you a once in a lifetime creative experience. 

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GRT Hot Glass Studios offers a variety of afforadable, fun, memorable, and treasured experiences for those of all ages (10+) and experience levels! At GRT Hot Glass Studios, there is always somethig new to create and explore. Come join usfor experiences rangin from: Private Instruction, Seasonal Workshop Classes such as Hearts, Flowers, Pumpkins, Ornaments and more!

Sampler Classes

In this workshop our instructor with guide you through studio basics and safety and then give you a demonstration on the piece you will be making. Then you will have the opportunity to gather molten glass from a 2100-degree furnace. You will get to choose your colors and sculpt molten glass into a beautiful and unique creation of your own.

By clicking the button below, you will be directed to our class listings on Eventbrite. To get live updates on new class postings, click “Follow” in the top right corner to be the first to know!

Private Instruction

Private Hot Glass instruction is a customizable 2 hour lesson available for students from beginner to advanced level (ages 10 and up). This is a great way to develop skills fast. Lessons include equipment overview and safety, instructor demo and then student participation to create your own art piece(s).

Prices for Private Instruction are $120 for one individual, $180 for two, and $240 for a group of three.

Private Groups

In addition to our Private Instruction lessons, we also offer Private Group sessions for you and your friends and family to attend.Whether it’s a special occasion for a birthday, work gathering, family-get-together, or friend’s night out, we will make it an unforgetable experience. We just require at least 4 people to participate in group lessons.

Group Socials

If you are thinking about where to host your next team building event, office gathering, bachelor(ette) party, family get-together, or even just a friends night out, look no further!

We can accomodate group sizes as large as 20 people. GRT can provide tables for refreshments and/or any food you may want to bring.

 

Gift Certificates

Looking for a unique gift for an important person in your life? We offer gift certificates for any type of class we offer!

Stop by the studio during our office hours (8am to 4pm Monday – Friday) to purchase and pick up your gift card with redeeming instructions.

Can’t make it during the day? No worries! We can also take payments online or by phone and mail you everything you need for your special gift.

 

Explore our class options!

Before and After Your Visit

Your creation(s) will have to cool down slowly overnight and will be available to pick up a couple of days later.

The studio can get hot, so please dress accordingly. T-shirts and blue jeans work well, along with closed toed shoes. For safety reasons, synthetic clothing should be avoided. If you have a personal pair of safety or prescription glasses, please bring them. Otherwise, we have some to lend out in the studio.

Please arrive 5-10 minutes early to all lessons.

GRT Hot Glass Studios Waiver Form

If possible, please have this form filled out and printed before your lesson. If unable, printed copies are available upon arrival.

Refund Policy

Here at GRT Hot Glass Studios we value you and your business and want to create an environment that is safe and conducive to learning, while having an enjoyable time. We acknowledge that life events out of your control will happen, so if one should arise, please notify us at your earliest opportunity.

The following are the policies regarding cancelling or rescheduling a reservation:

If You Have Booked Class Time Through Eventbrite or the Studio:

          100% Refund with 7 or more days notice 

          0% Refunded with 6 or fewer days notice.

For Rescheduling or Cancellations:

          4 or more days prior notice: No Fee
          2-3 days prior notice: $25.00 fee
          Same day notice: $50.00 fee

GRT reserves the right to retain the fee for your lesson if you choose to cancel or reschedule your lesson, if you do not show, or if you do not provide notice before your lesson.

*ALL REFUNDS WILL BE DETERMINED BY THE HOT SHOP MANAGER IN ACCORDANCE WITH THESE POLICIES AND EXCEPTIONS MAY BE CONSIDERED*

Please note that the class is subject to cancellation if we do not meet the minimum participation number of 4 people. If this is the case, we will contact you about class enrollment via the email you use to sign up, so please be sure to check your email prior to your lesson. If you sign up for a class that does not meet minimum enrollment, we will reach out to you about rescheduling your lesson.

If your party is not present for the lesson within 15 minutes of the start time of the lesson without prior notice, we will consider your group a “no show”. This means we will not reschedule or refund your lesson, and you would need to pay full price if you were to schedule your lesson for another date.

A phone call letting us know you are running late is perfectly fine, just note: if there’s no effort to contact us prior will result in the above.

Meet Your Instructors!

Molly Lyons

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Ball State Univeristy

Molly Lyons is a recent Ball State University graduate who obtained her Bachelor of Fine Art in Glass. She grew up in the small town of New Palestine before attending Ball State University. Through the Glick Center for Glass on Ball State’s campus, she participated in a summer intensive workshop at the Toledo Museum of Art, worked as a studio technician assistant, and taught Saturday morning glassblowing workshops through Minnetrista in Muncie. Outside of her art career, she enjoys hobbies such as traveling, hiking, and volunteering.

Inquire Today

If you are interested in any of the offered lessons, please fill out the form below to schedule today!

Lessons are taught Tuesday – Saturday.