Life Sessions & Open Studio


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Life Sessions & Open Studio


Artwork by James Stewart

Life Sessions

Every Saturday 

(no Life Sessions Feb 18, Mar 4, Mar 18)

9:30am - 12:30pm

Cost: $12m / $16nm


Practice your life drawing skills with weekly life sessions on Saturdays.  3 hours of studio time with a model and your fellow artists.  Undraped life models vary each week in age, sex and body type.  This is a self-guided class no instuctor is present.  Easels are available for use.   


Members can purchase a Life Sessions card at the front desk for $70 good for 8 sessions. 


Art Center Sarasota Members Life Session Card



Open Studio

Every Week 

Monday - Friday (as space is available)

10:00am - 4:00pm

Cost $12m / $16nm


Need a space to work in?  Use the art center as your studio.  Open studio is offered every day during our open hours for artists of all ages and mediums.  We love art and love having working artists here at the center.  This is a self-guided class, no instuctor is present.  Please call first for avalibilty as it changes weekly. 



Printmaking Open Studio

Monthly, Second Saturday

Mar 11, Apr 8, May 13, Jun 10, Jul 8, Aug 12, Sept 9


Cost $12m/$16nm

Students who have taken Non-Toxic Printmaking can use the press.  Students must bring their own Akua inks and PETG plates.  No Oil based inks allowed.  Open studio is monitored by advanced non-toxic printmaking students.  Please call to signup.