clay vessels created at First City Art Center

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…


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


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…



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 >

Artist Opportunities

Call to Artists – Equinox Festival Sept 21, 2013

Be a part of the Second Annual Equinox Festival in the historic Long Hollow neighborhood! Space is limited, so sign up soon for your spot. Download the application form here:  Artist Application for Second Annual Equinox Festival More information about the festival can be found online: or


First City Art Center To Take Part in the Second Annual Equinox Festival Sept. 21, 1-10pm

The Long Hollow Neighborhood Association, North Hill Preservation Association and Living Concert Series are proud to present the Second Annual Long Hollow Equinox Festival, a day of music and community on Saturday, September 21st, 2013, 3pm to 10pm. The free rain or shine event features performing artists, refreshments, and interactive projects for people and families…


FCAC Hosts BFA Exhibit

FCA hosted the BFA exit exhibition for graduting UWF senior Kaitlin Hodge. Show and reception were held in building C on May 23rd at 6pm. FCA continues to partner with the UWF art department to have BFA showings and openings.  UWF has also provided interns from the Visual Arts Department.