Water Street Glassworks is a public access studio and we currently offer rental time in our Glassblowing, Fusing and Mosaic Arts, Flameworking, and Metal studios. Rentals are by appointment and sign-up is required no less than one day prior. We are not a drop in studio and payment is due at sign-up.
Contact our Studio Manager, Eli Zilke at firstname.lastname@example.org or 269.925.5555 to schedule studio rental at least 1 day in advance.
Glassblowing studio rental hours are available to students who have successfully completed glassblowing 4 at WSG (or equivalent from another studio) and can safely demonstrate a proficient level of skill. New renters may contact the office for an interview. Sign-up with a partner or one can be found for you. Tools are provided and renters need to bring their own color.
$75 per session / per person / shared bench
Limit: 4 renters per session.
Closed June, July, and August.
Flameworking / Beadmaking
Studio rental is available for students that have successfully completed Flameworking 1 (12 & up).
Tools and supplies are included. Bring your own glass rods.
There is no formal instruction during studio rental.
Blossom Fehlberg Metal Studio
In order to use the Metal studio you must have completed 20 hours of Artistic Welding and have a working understanding of how to safely operate equipment on your own. There is no formal instruction during studio rental and you must supply your own metal.
Studio Rental: $15/ hour
Fusing and Mosaic
To rent the Fusing or Mosaics studio, you must have completed Beginning Fused Glass and be age 12 or older or with faculty approval. There is no formal instruction during studio rental.
Bring your own supplies, use our tools and leave your projects to be fired for a fee. We’ll make it easy for you! Times are by appointment or during Flat Glass Open Studio Days.
Studio Rental: $15/hour
- $25 / Small Kiln
- $50 / Large Kiln