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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Screen Print Basics (2 Session Class: 5/24 & 31) May 24,2018 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Seed Bomb Workshop May 26,2018 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Letterpress Basics (2 Session Class: 5/29 & 6/5) May 29,2018 6:00 pm - Jun 5,2018 9:00 pm
Advanced Screen Print (2 Session Class: 6/14 & 21) Jun 14,2018 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Advanced Letterpress (2 Session Class: 6/19 & 26) Jun 19,2018 6:00 pm - Jun 26,2018 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
Collagraph Printmaking Workshop (7/24 & 7/31 6-9pm) Jul 24,2018 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
CMYK Screenprinting from Photographs & Halftone Aug 4,2018 10:00 am - 4:00 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