Our facility and equipment are available to skilled, professional, glassmakers who are fully inducted and covered by the appropriate insurance.

When a booking is made, it is understood that you have agreed to these Terms and Conditions, so please read carefully.

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Workshop Terms & Conditions

Prior to any use of the Canberra Glassworks facilities and equipment artists will need to:

  • provide a certificate of insurance with a minimum of public liability insurance up to $20,000,000
  • 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

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations will incur a 50% cancellation fee if they happen within 24 hours before the session’s start time. Session changes can be coordinated with Artistic Programs. A cancellation fee will not be charged if reasons for cancelation are related to Covid-19/isolating. To cancel a session please email Artistic Programs.

Refunds are decided on a case-by-case basis and in accordance with the Canberra Glassworks Users Agreement. Refunds will take 5 working days to process.

    Workshop Sessions

    Artists can access and hire workshops seven days a week, excluding shutdown and certain public holidays.

    8am – 8pm (LATE NIGHT)
    8am – 5pm
    8am – 5pm
    8am – 8pm (LATE NIGHT)
    8am – 5pm
    8am – 5pm (only front of house & tech staff available)
    8am – 5pm (only front of house & tech staff available)

    Hiring of the Coldshop does not include consumables. Our materials room sells grits, pumice, cerium and linisher belts which you can buy from either Tech or Artistic Programs.

    Coldshop & Sandblaster 

    Mould Room

    Flame Working Studio

    Neon Studio