ArtsQuest Glass Studio

Banana Factory Arts Center
25 W. Third St
Bethlehem, PA 18015
(610) 332-1300 ·


Visit the ArtsQuest Glass Studio Tent to participate in Hot Glass Experiences, create a flame-worked pendant, watch live artist demos and find unique handmade glass items for purchase from local artists.

Hot Shotz Competition

August 3-5 & 10-11, 1-4 & 5-8 PM
presented by Wale Apparatus and Bethlehem Burners
The Hot Shotz Flameworking competition returns! Come watch a live glass making competition hosted by the ArtsQuest Glass Studio. Each artist will have three hours to work in the Hot Glass Studio tent at Musikfest to create a one-of-a-kind shot glass that will be judged against the other works created during the competition. Prizes will be awarded for popular vote as well as judge’s choice. Flame working artists interested in competing can register at

Hot Glass Experience

From paperweights to pendants, create your own glass work of art in just 20-30 minutes at Musikfest! The Hot Glass Experience, presented by ArtsQuest Glass Studio Artists, is open to the public daily for $50. No experience necessary. To ensure your time slot, reserve your ticket online.

NEW! Hot Glass Experience: Mushroom or Gnarly Paperweight (ages 6+)
Available August 3, 4-8 pm and August 4-12, 12-8 pm

NEW! Flame Working Experience: Swirl or Mushroom Pendant (ages 10+)
Available 4-8 PM, Monday-Thursday

Note: Glass pieces need to cool overnight. Pieces can be picked up another day during the festival, or can be shipped for an additional $10 each for the first piece, and an additional $5 for each piece going to the same location. For safety reasons, please read the dress requirements at

Glass Blast Cups Demonstration

Made 8 PM-10 PM every night of the festival
Watch ArtsQuest Glass Studio Artists create different types of drinking vessels that will be available at the Glass Blast Fundraiser at the ArtsQuest Center on September 21, 2018.

ArtsQuest Glass Studio Retail Outlet

Visit the Glass Studio tent to find unique glass items, opening noon-10 PM daily (excluding First Friday, August 3). Everything available has been handmade by ArtsQuest Glass Studio artists. This year, the ArtsQuest glass team will also be creating DNA themed outdoor artwork to display close to the glass tent.