Hot/Sand Casting


Preferably Wednesdays with some flexibility depending on the artist’s needs.

Session times:

Regular sessions are 8am to 2pm

Prep time available the day before

8.00am to 5.30pm


Standard Usage

Standard usage guidelines are to help us manage the hotshop to ensure that everyone has enough glass and annealing space. Standard usage for a day session is: 150 kilos of clear furnace glass with one annealer with a 65 hours annealing cycle. If you anticipate exceeding standard usage or require something special, please let Artists Programs Coordinator know.



$1,100 per day session +GST



Glass                                                                                                     $9.90/kg +GST

Annealer #10 & #11 for longer annealing or extra space  $33.00/day +GST



For bookings contact the Artistic Program Coordinator on 02 6163 4519 (direct), e-mail:  or if you’re in the Red Room dial 119.


24 hours’ notice is required to cancel a booking. 50% of hire fee will be charged if less notice is given.



Policy – Glass quality Policy

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