One of our core goals for our Artist Access Program is to provide a high quality facility to professional glass makers. This program is shared with our Residency and Education program and has public viewing and access at times. The following information is a guide to help you understand and access our facility.
The Canberra Glassworks (CGW) has the following for hire:
- Hot shop for both glass blowing and hot casting
- Flame working facilities
- Kilns for both casting and fusing
- Mould making facilities
- Cold working facilities
- Short term accommodation
General Access Hours
Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 8am to 8:30pm
Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturday and Sunday 8am to 5.30pm
There is to be no spinning machinery used prior to 9am on a Sunday.
Our facility and equipment is available to skilled, professional, glass makers who are able to demonstrate to Canberra Glassworks staff the safe and proper use of the tools and equipment in our facility.
Prior to any use of the Canberra Glassworks facilities and equipment artists will need to:
- provide a certificate of insurance
- sign a Canberra Glassworks’ User’s Agreement
- agree to the Canberra Glassworks’ Workshop Regulations
- be inducted into each area and each piece of equipment being hired
For bookings or inquiries please contact the Artistic Program Coordinator on 02 6163 4519 (direct), or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or, if you’re in the Red Room at Canberra Glassworks, please dial 119.
Your invoice will be e-mailed to you during the first week of each month. You will have 14 days from the date of the invoice to make payments. Payment can be made by cash, credit card, Eftpos on site or via internet. Canberra Glassworks payment and EFT information is available on Canberra Glassworks’ invoices.
Canberra Glassworks offers a 5% discount to any pre-paid rental of $500.00 exc GST or more. We also have a student discount policy.
If you have a special project that you would like to propose at Canberra Glassworks we would love to hear about it. Please contact our Artist Program Coordinator by email email@example.com