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: 6/19 & 26) Jun 19,2018 6:00 pm - Jun 26,2018 9:00 pm
Paper Marbling Jun 23,2018 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Basic Hardcover Journal Making Jun 27,2018 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wood Engraving Intro Workshop with Artist Joanne Price Jul 8,2018 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Non-Toxic Intaglio Printmaking Jul 10,2018 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Coptic Stitch Journal Jul 14,2018 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dos A Dos Bookmaking Jul 17,2018 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Secret Belgian Bookbinding Jul 21,2018 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Collagraph Printmaking Workshop (7/24 & 7/31 6-9pm) Jul 24,2018 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Handmade Box Workshop Jul 28,2018 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
CMYK Screenprinting from Photographs & Halftone Aug 4,2018 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Papermaking Basics Aug 11,2018 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Relief Printing with the Etching Press Aug 14,2018 6:00 pm - 9:00 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 M & T Art 4 Moore Zenger Group Evans Bank Community Foundation
Baird Foundation Cameron Jane