Art Center

The Coastal Arts Center located on beautiful Wolf Bay offers hands-on artistic experiences featuring the Hot Shop and the Clay Studio.

Our Art Center features: 

  • 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
  • A Gift Shop area with unique artwork, jewelry and sculpture by local and regional artists
  • Childrens and Adult art classes 
  • Summer art camps

Appointments time required for lessons at The Hot Shop & The Clay Studio
251-981-ARTS (2787)


Driving Directions:

From AL & FL Beaches: Take Hwy 182/Perdido Beach Blvd to Hwy 161/Orange Beach Blvd heading north. Turn right onto Hwy 180/Canal Road heading east. Drive 0.3 miles and the Arts Center will be on your left. You may enter at the gravel driveway or via Nancy Lane.

From Hwy 59 in Gulf Shores: Head east on Hwy 180/2nd Street, along the Intracoastal Waterway. The Arts Center will be 0.3 miles east of the intersection of Canal Rd. and Hwy 161.

From I-10 East and West: Take the Hwy 59 exit heading south at Loxley; continue for approximately 18 miles then turn left onto Foley Beach Express ($3.50 toll). After toll bridge, turn left at the light onto Hwy 161/Canal Road. Continue approximately 2.3 miles
and the Arts Center will be on your left.  You may enter at the gravel driveway or via Nancy Lane.

Overview Text: 
The Coastal Arts Center on Wolf Bay offering artistic experiences at the Hot Shop & Clay Studio.

Hours of Operation

Office Gallery/Gift Shop Hours:

Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Closed Saturday and Sunday


Gallery is closed on the following holidays:

  • Half day New Year's Eve & all day New Year's Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Mardi Gras Day
  • Easter Holidays
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Veteran's Day
  • Thanksgiving Holidays
  • Christmas Holidays




Our Location

Orange Beach Art Center
TEL: 251-981-2787
FAX: 251-981-6981