Northeast Georgia Mountains / Helen

Glass Mountain Gallery and Studio

257 Clayton Rd
Helen, GA 30545

  • Handblown bowl by Phil Shelby

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  • Handblown bowls by Phil Shelby

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  • 15" x 15" fused glass platter by Janine Shelby

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  • 9" fused glass plate and handblown vase by Janine and Phil Shelby

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  • Phil Shelby blowing glass in his home studio.

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Glass Mountain Gallery & Studio was established in 1996 in Robertstown, one mile north of Helen. From this location, artists Phillip and Janine Shelby have produced hand-crafted fine art glass, which has been sold all over the world. For a limited time each year, the Shelbys open their studio and gallery to the public, giving glass blowing demonstrations and informative tours. Visit an actual working studio and learn about the process of creating glass.

The Shelbys' gallery is a renovated general store built in 1930. The solid oak construction is quite unusual and worth a look. We are open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday and holiday Mondays beginning Memorial Day through the second weekend in December. Demonstrations from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Additionally, we are part of the NE GA Arts Tour the first full weekend in June (10 a.m. - 5 p.m. F/S/S) and are always happy to open our gallery throughout the remainder of the year by appointment.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Fee Free

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Gift Shop, Guided Tours / Guide Available, Maps & Brochures Available, Parking on Site

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Free Admission , Indoor Location

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly, Maximum Group Size

    Payment Options

    American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages