Public Studio for Metal Art+Jewelry

The Hot Spot is a full service public studio for metal artists and jewelry makers offering a wide range of tools, equipment, and benches with options for memberships from hourly to 24/7 access. We also hold classes and workshops that involve learning a technical skill or a specific project. This is a creative community space that nurtures the entrepreneurial spirit  of the individual artist while maintaining connectivity and network. We welcome events involving visiting artists and open our doors as a gathering space for artists of all kinds.



Work with metal in a safe and professional environment with the tools you need while surrounded by a collaborative community. Opportunities for memberships range from open hours to 24/7 access.


Classes + Workshops

Want to learn how to wield a torch and work with metal? Opportunities for learning the trade is offered here with classes that focus on a technique or a specific project. They change often depending on who teaches, so check out what we've got!

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We are proud to harbor such talented metalsmiths in our studio.  They launch their careers while adding value to this community of makers and sharing in the wealth of knowledge from beginner to advanced. You may have seen their work locally. Learn more about them here!

Sunday Project

A fun way to get started with metalsmithing is with our short workshops that cover an introductory skill. These are always project based so you will leave with something beautiful and crafted by you!

Check out our Featured Project in October!


Cloisonne Workshop with Whitney Lassini


Upcoming Events


Learn TIG welding with a one-on-one project!


Electronic gift cards are the perfect way to give someone the gift of memberships, workshops, or open studio use!