Rent studio time or host your next event at YAYA!

The YAYA Arts Center is a multi-use space that can accommodate your needs. The Arts Center is available for glass artists looking for studio time in our hot shop, as well as for folks looking to host birthday parties, wedding receptions, networking events, and more! See below for details on each rental:

Glass Studio Rentals

YAYA offers a fully equipped public glass studio for professional glass artists with a hot shop, cold shop, flame working, and kiln rentals.

The Entergy Corporation Hot Shop:

Small Glory Hole (14″): $45/hr

Medium Glory Hole (16″): $50/hr

Large Glory (21″): $60/hr

Rental includes 10 lbs of glass/hr, use of shop
tools and annealer; 3hr minimum rental

Sand Casting: $50/hr

2hr minimum rental, 3/lb of glass

Torch Rental: $15/hr

Kiln: Starts at $50/cycle

Milton H. Latter Educational & Charitable
Foundation Cold Shop
: $20/hr, 1 hour minimum

To book time in the glass studio, contact James Vella at or call 504.529.3306.

Facility Rentals

Rent our beautiful open courtyard with strung lights and a covered dance floor, our fully equipped art studio, or the full facility.

Full Facility Rental: 

  • $1,500 first 3 hours; $400 ea additional hour
  • $100-$300 cleaning fee depending on event

Courtyard Rental (includes access to 1 bathroom):

  • $500 first 3 hours; $50 each additional hour
  • $100 cleaning fee

Art Studio Rental (events):

  • $250 first 3 hours; $50 ea additional hour
  • $100 cleaning fee

Art Studio Rental (workshops, no food):

  • $100 first 4 hours; $25 ea additional hour
  • $35/hr/artist assistance
  • $35 cleaning fee

To book your next event at the Arts Center, contact Mari Jarreau at or call 504.529.3306.