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Explore the Coastal Arts Center in Orange Beach, Alabama to find inspiration in the local artists’ works, and hands on classes. The center overlooks scenic Wolf Bay and offers many artistic experiences with a breathtaking view. The stunning 10,000-square-foot fine art gallery features a spacious two-story building displaying works by Gulf Coast artists. 

The campus is also home to The Hot Shop, Alabama's premier hot glass blowing studio where you can make your own glass piece!  Or, come play in the clay at the Clay Studio, where you can throw on the wheel or hand build your own creation.  

Adult art classes are available at various times of the year. The center cherishes its place in the rich history of our area while bringing new and innovative ideas in the arts -- all in a warm and welcoming environment of Southern hospitality. 

Art Center creative options: 

  • Hot Glass demonstrations and Make-Your-Own fused/blown glass in The Hot Shop
  • Pottery demonstrations and Make-Your-Own clay items in The Clay Studio
  • Painting classes at the Yellow Art Cottage 
  • A Gift Shop area with original unique items by local and regional artists
  • Summer Art Camps 
  • Birthday parties with art projects included
  • Visual Arts classes

Appointments are required for The Hot Shop & The Clay Studio. Please call 251-981-ARTS (2787).