Open Studios at First City Art Center

First City Art Center provides open studio times for our ceramics, glass, and flame-working facilities to our students, and affordable rates for makers. Open studio space and equipment is offered for a monthly rental fee and is subject to the regulations listed for each open studio. For each open studio, additional access to equipment and/or materials is available for an extra fee.

  • Glass flameworking open studio

    Glass Flameworking Open Studio

    Call today and reserve your time in our Glass Flameworking Open Studio! Open torch usage fees: (members and non-members): $10/hr.* Gas, torch and annealer included in rental. *Usage fees do not include glass or flameworking tools. Prerequisites: Current or former student of a FCAC workshop or equivalent experience at another institution. Open Torch is available upon request. To reserve a…

  • Glassblowing in glory hole at First City Art Center Glass Hot Shop

    Glass Hot Shop Open Studio

    Glass Hot Shop Open Studio Information Glass Hot Shop Open Studio renters must clean the entire work area completely upon completion of a blow slot, including sweeping glass particles off of floor and putting away tools. All renters must adhere to the Glass Hot Shop policies. Prerequisites: All First-time renters at FCAC must complete safety…

  • Bowl created in Ceramics Open Studio at First City Art Center

    Ceramics Open Studio

    To use the Ceramics Open Studio you must: Be currently enrolled in a six-week ceramics class at First City Art Center; OR Pay for an open studio package. All non-students using open studio are required to pay first, attend a 30-minute orientation and sign a liability waiver. If you are a member of the Pottery…