GlassRoots - Newark Glass Arts Center
GlassRoots - Newark Glass Arts Center
GlassRoots - Newark Glass Arts Center
Studio Access

Studio Access

Our studios are open to any qualified artist who wants to rent time and equipment.

Studio Access

Our studios are open to any qualified artist who wants to rent time and equipment.

Studio Access

HOT SHOP RENTALS

The Hot Shop at GlassRoots is booked for rentals in one-hour increments (minimum two hours). General guidelines:

  • To schedule rental time, please email bookings@glassroots.org
  • Rentals are held on a first-come, first-served basis and require full payment in advance.
  • Cancellations must be made at least 48 hours in advance to avoid any cancellation fees.
  • All renters are expected to finish working with enough time to clean up. Failure to clean up will result in a $25 fee.
  • Glass is supplied up to 10 lbs. per Glory Hole/per hour. Any glass usage above this allotment will incur a charge of $10 per pound. Glass usage includes work, crack-off and drip-off.
  • Work must be picked up within seven days of completion. Any work not picked up within 30 days will be considered abandoned and will become the property of GlassRoots.
Studio Access

GENERAL GLORY HOLE RENTALS

  • Medium, 15” x 30”, $50/hour
  • Large, 21” x 38”, $60/hour  

ANNEALER RENTALS

Annealers are not included in the Glory Hole rental rates and must be reserved.

  • 2 Front Loaders available, 27” x 27” x 35”, each one is $70/day
  • Half Annealer $35/day
  • Longer cycles will be charged an additional day rate.

ADDITIONAL EQUIPMENT RENTALS

  • 2 Pipes, 2 Punties, $12/day
  • Bench Tools (basic set), $12/day
  • Garage, $4/hour
  • Bench Torch, $4/hour
  • Oxygen Propane Torch, $8/hour
  • Cold Working Studio, $8/hour

KILN RENTALS

Kiln rentals are not included in the kiln forming studio rental rates and must be reserved by emailing bookings@glassroots.org.

  • Front Loader, 15” x 24” x 23”, $50/day
  • Top Loader, 24” x 48” x 36”, $75/day

FLAMEWORKING RENTALS / OPEN STUDIO AT GLASSROOTS

The Flameworking Studio is available at $25/hour which includes tools and glasses. Renters must provide or purchase their own glass.