Workshops at the Western New York Book Arts Center are a fun way to learn a new technique or further develop your skill set as an artist.  Our experienced instructors work hard preparing quality, informative, and fun projects for their students. Please note, workshops are geared toward all different skill levels, and all participants are welcome. Check the schedule below, and if you’re interested, fill out the registration form to reserve your spot and submit your payment!

In addition to public workshops, we provide professional development activities suitable for all vocations and skill levels.  Interested? Learn more here.

Intrigued, but not sure what some of the techniques involve?  Just check the videos in the sidebar for a better idea! Already experienced, but interested in using the studio equipment? Check out Open Studio, and look for dates below.


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Advanced Letterpress (2 Session Class: 3/21 & 28) Mar 21,2018 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Screen Print Basics (2 Session Class: 3/21 & 28) Mar 21,2018 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Secret Belgian Bookbinding Mar 24,2018 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Basics: Japanese Stab Binding Mar 29,2018 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Edible Book Festival Mar 31,2018 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Advanced Screen Print (2 Session Class: 4/4 & 11) Apr 4,2018 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Handmade Box Workshop Apr 7,2018 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Braided Bookbindings with Debra Eck Apr 14,2018 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Collagraph Printmaking Workshop Apr 17,2018 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gelatin Plate Printmaking Apr 18,2018 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fold & Stitch Open Studio (4/21) Apr 21,2018 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Intricate Stitches: Japanese Stab Binding Apr 26,2018 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fishtail Bracelets Workshop with Miranda Heyer Apr 28,2018 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

We would like to take this opportunity to thank our funders listed below, for providing support to WNYBAC's ongoing programs taking place throughout Western New York:

NYSCA Erie County M & T Art 4 Moore Zenger Group Evans Bank Evans Bank