First City Art Center offers its classroom space for rent to the community to hold events, workshops and lessons! Belly Dancing and Life Drawing are a few of the offerings that are open to the public. Check back often as we are always adding to the list!READ MORE
October 4 - October 29
Art Workshops: $10 per session
Create an Alter of Love - Day of Dead icons
Bend some wire - make wings – Monarch symbolism
Make Paper Mache - Skull Masks and Dancing Skeletons
Customize a Day of Dead paper lanternREAD MORE
Open M-F 10am to 4pm
Art Bizzare "Art off the Walls" will be open through November 29. The studio artists have cleared out their studios to make room for new artwork. There are ceramics, paintings, illustrations, mixed media and prints available.READ MORE
October 10th - November 29
Open M-F 10am to 4pm
Reception Party is Friday October 20th from 6 to 8 pm.
Exhibition Dates are October 10th – November 27, 2016
Daily from 10am to 4pm
“Forest Lake” This workshop will feature a large 24 x 48 inch
over the couch textured painting on canvas using acrylics and pastes.
You will learn serval techniques to develop layering and give depth
to your painting. You will create a painting similar to the picture
you see below.
Workshop with Karin Gudmundson. The workshop will fill
3 days, from 10am to 4pm daily, at a cost of $245.00 which will
include a 24 x 48 inch canvas. Please bring a lunch and beverages.
A deposit of $85.00 is required to reserve a space and the
remainder of the balance is due by October 23, 2016.
You will receive a materials list prior to the beginning of class.READ MORE
Oct 29, 2016
Oct 30, 2016
The public is invited to watch Art Beyond Walls members paint the mural on the Gonzalez Street and Terragona Street sides of First City Art Center's building.READ MORE
Nov 1, 2016
4 - 7pm
Members of Art Beyond Walls will assist the community in wheatpasting a paper laser print image of a departed loved one or pet onto the memorial wall.READ MORE
Nov 3, 2016
5:30 PM - 10 PM
March 3, 4 and 5, 2017
First City Art Center is proud to announce "Clay On The Coast," a weekend workshop with Bill van Gilder.READ MORE
There is a creative spirit in all of us that nourishes our humanity and enriches our society. We grow a creative culture that encourages people of all backgrounds, ages and skill levels to explore, participate and experiment in the visual arts. First City Art Center (FCAC) engages the community in participating in that creative process at a “working” art center. Through a broad range of workshops, events and outreach programs that serves over 1,000 adults and children each year.