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

    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 table or request more information about torch work or torch open…

  • Glass flameworking open studio

    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 table or request more information about torch work or torch open…

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

    Glass Hot Shop Open Studio

    Glass Hot Shop Open Studio Information Prerequisites: All First-time renters at FCAC must complete a safety and equipment orientation with Glass Studio Manager prior to renting the shop. All renters and Guild members must adhere to the following safety policies: Eye protection, closed-toed shoes, and natural-fiber clothing (cotton, linen) must be worn. Synthetic clothing (spandex,…

  • Weekly Firing Package

    Weekly Firing Package – Starting May 5 This package includes 1 bisque and 1 glaze firing per week. Glazing is not included in this package while our studio is closed. Drop-off Time: Work may be dropped off Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 12-5 pm Drop-off Location: Please park on Guillemard St. near the gate, Call when…