Printmaking Open Studio

Printmaking Open Studio

Please note: The City of Irvine continues to follow state and local health and safety guidelines. Our community centers and indoor facilities are open for drop-in use. Outdoor recreational spaces including parks, playgrounds, and athletic fields and courts are open. Irvine Fine Arts Center exhibitions are available for walk-in visitors. Recreational programming, including Open Studio, is available to the community for registration at Learn more at

The Irvine Fine Arts Center will offer indoor activities, including Open Studio, with advance registration only. Open Studios will have modified access until further notice. Open Studio sessions are subject to change and are supervised by studio technicians and volunteers. For more information and to ensure the studio is open, please call the Irvine Fine Arts Center front desk at 949-724-6880.



The Printmaking Studio is equipped for traditional printmaking techniques. Various etching presses, including a 36 x 72 in. manual Ettan press, outfit the studio and allow for print techniques and processes such as intaglio, relief, collagraph, and monoprint.

A UV exposure unit for alternative photo and printmaking processes is also available. Reservation required.

Whether you have a passion for letterpress or affection for relief, let our modest studio accommodate your creative appetite with this century old tradition!

Previous studio experience and closed toe shoes are required. Participants must be 18 years or older.  For more information please call the Irvine Fine Arts Center front desk: 949-724-6880.

Printmaking Open Studio Hours:
Open Studio sessions available by reservation.

Irvine Residents & Non-Residents
$19 per session

Please note:
Open Studio sessions are subject to change and supervised by studio technicians and volunteers.

Register for classes online at

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