Campus Updates

March Campus Updates

March Campus Updates Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for sticking with us throughout this past year! We wouldn’t be here without your continued support, and for that we are deeply grateful. Through difficult times, art will always provide a method for healing our souls, helping us to connect and come together as…

Campus Updates

January Campus Updates

January Campus Updates Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for sticking with us throughout this past year! We wouldn’t be here without your continued support, and for that we are deeply grateful. Through difficult times, art will always provide a method for healing our souls, helping us to connect and come together as…

Campus Updates

Winter Campus Updates

Winter Campus Updates As 2020 comes to a close, and we prepare for a new year, we have some exciting things to share! From online pumpkin sales, to our Winter Art Market, you won’t want to miss a thing! Pumpkin Sales We’re so incredibly thankful for such a strong show of support from our community,…

Campus Updates

October Campus Updates

Many of us are still in the process of recovering from the strong category two hurricane that made landfall in our community a couple weeks ago. We hope all of you, and your loved ones were able to weather Hurricane Sally safely, and with minimal damage.  Despite our best preparations, First City Art Center still…

clay vessels created at First City Art Center
Ceramics

New Studio Rates, Availability and Firing Rates!

As of June 2020, First City Art Center has limited the amount of people to be in the Ceramic Studio at one time due to COVID-19.  Open Studio for Non-Students are only on Mondays from 9:00am till 3:00pm.  All non-student makers renting time in the Ceramics Studio must pre-register and pre-pay. Those that are new…

Events

Holiday Office Hours

Happy Holidays! Our office will be closed Dec 23th – Jan 1st, Regular hours will resume on Jan 2nd See you in the New Year! FCAC Staff

Uncategorized

Hot Glass Cold Brew Photos

Pensacola News Journal features Hot Glass Cold Brew in a photo gallery. Our January Hot Glass/Cold Brew event “Great Gatsby” edition was a huge success so thanks to all who came out. Check out some glass and pottery demonstrations as well as all the sharp dressed people at pnj.com. Mark your calendars for our next fundraising…

Slow Ride Bike Pensacola
Events

Slow Ride…Take it easy

Hop on your bike and join and enjoy a Slow Ride with Bike Pensacola to and from First City Art Center on Sat. February 17, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. This event is FREE, Sponsored by FCAC and Open Books. Each month Bike Pensacola explores the quiet, scenic streets of Pensacola’s many historic neighborhoods for a fun…

Events

Palafox Pop-Up Studio hosts gallery reception

Palafox Pop-Up Studio and the PNJ are partnering to hold a Gallery Reception on Tuesday, June 30 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Palafox Pop-up Studio, 412 South Palafox Street. The Gallery Reception will feature local artists, Pensacola News Journal personalities, gourmet hors d’oeuvres, wine pairings, a preview of work from First City Art Center…

Pensacola

FIRST CITY ART CENTER AWARDED IMPACT 100 GRANT

First City Art Center was one of 10 local non-profit organizations to receive an Impact 100 Pensacola Bay Area grant of $102,500.00.  The funds will be used to expand the glass and pottery programs and upgrade the facility.  The new, improved space will allow for more programs and participants.  MORE INFO HERE >

Events

FIRST CITY ART CENTER WELCOMES ITS FIRST GLASS FELLOW JOHN SHOEMAKER

PENSACOLA, FL – First City Art Center (FCAC) is pleased to announce its first glass fellow, John Shoemaker. Our fellowship was designed for glass artists exploring opportunities to develop professionally in their body of work and in the area of arts education and community outreach.   This two-year residency offers a focused incubation in a community…

Artist Opportunities

First City Art Center is Now Accepting Applications for its 4th Glassblowing Mentorship Program for High School Students

The glass artists of First City Art Center are proud to be offering FREE comprehensive glassblowing instruction to four high school students in grades 9-11 in Escambia and Santa Rosa County.  This year’s program, their fourth, will begin with an orientation on March 6, 2014 and will continue on Tuesdays and Thursdays until April 22nd….