The Marilyn K. Glick Center for Glass is located on the southwest end of our campus next to Christy Woods and the Rinard Orchid Greenhouse.

General visitors are welcome and encouraged to visit.

The front atrium at the Marilyn K. Glick Center for Glass is open to the public:

Monday – Friday
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Artists are often working in the hot shop, which supports a range of processes including blowing and hot sculpting. Visitors can observe artists through the viewing window, on LED screens, or examine the glass artworks on display in the cases.

For liability reasons our working glass studios are not open to visitors without special arrangements.

Educational Visits

Ball State professors and area K-12 teachers can arrange for educational experiences about the glass arts for their students in the center.

A typical educational visit will consist of:

  • an educational presentation about the glass arts
  • a tour of the facilities
  • a demonstration in the hot shop of blowing and/or solid casting

Time slots for field trips depend on class schedules, campus events, and staff availability. Groups are limited to 30 individuals due to safety requirements in the studios. Visitors should be at least kindergarten age. For safety reasons, only those groups of young children with multiple adults accompanying them can enter our hot shop studio. Campus Map For more information about our future field trip opportunities please contact our Glass Studio Manager, Slate Grove, at 765-285-6620.