Metals Open Studio


Students who are currently enrolled in classes 6 weeks or longer are entitled to three hours of additional studio time each week during scheduled, supervised open studio hours. Day drop-ins welcome at a rate of $30 per three-hour session; must have taken at least one class at the Art Center previously. Need to brush up on your jewelry making but can’t commit to a class? Then this drop-in class is for you.


Instructor: Richmond Art Center
Class Number: W17MJ9 Category:

Our well-equipped metals studio features:

  • Abundant natural light from expansive west-facing windows
  • Standard tools of the trade
  • Assortment of anvils, stakes and hammers for hollowware and shell forming
  • Complete suite of lapidary equipment
  • Hydraulic press
  • Sandblaster
  • Electroforming setup
  • Equipment for Enameling, flame working glass & glass beadmaking
  • Kilns of various sizes (up 14″ inside) for enameling, glass fusing, casting
  • Centrifugal and Vacuum Casting Equipment
  • Mold Making
  • Torches for Welding and Casting (Acetylene/Oxygen, Annealing, Acetylene Atmosphere and Oxygen/Natural Gas)
  • Rolling Mills