If you are interested in the creative arts, Studio 34 Creative Arts Center is the place to go. We are located in Rochester, New York’s Neighborhood of the Arts. Classes for beginner through master level and private studio rental for all things glass, metals, and more! Our teachers are 28 local artists, professional metalsmiths and visiting faculty from around the world.
Studio 34 was named Top 10 ten places to learn in Rochester, New York.
Best of all, if you are looking for a new hobby or want to explore new techniques, Studio 34 is a great place. Want to get into glass, learn how to make your own jewelry or hook a decorative wall piece? We have it all! Click the images on the home page for class descriptions, scheduled classes, and more details.
For more information about Open Studio, kiln services, private classes and parties, mentoring, and more, click on the drop down menu link to Information About Us.
Caution: Serious Fun!
Studio 34 Creative Arts Center was established in 2001 by Marilynne Lipshutz, who continues as executive director. Classes in diverse media are available for beginner through master level . Taught by world class faculty to students from around the globe, Studio 34 is known for small class size that keeps student’s learning needs as #1 priority.
Private Classes & Parties
Traveling to take classes? Let us know what you want to learn and when. We will custom design a learning experience for you. Private class sessions are available days/evenings and weekends including Sunday, Please give us as much notice as possible. Home school, scouts, team building workshops. Age appropriate projects for ages 4 to 104.
Traveling to Rochester and want to do open studio? Give us a head’s up.
Places to visit while in Rochester
George Eastman, the father of modern photography, lived just around the corner from the studio. Literally! Really! It’s a three minute walk from our door. The International Museum of Photography & Film is located on his estate. The estate gardens and photography exhibits are a must see while in Rochester whether you are a photographer or not. There are hands on exhibits suitable for young children. Year round beauty and inspiration!
The Strong Museum of Play is an internationally recognized for collections and exhibits that are family oriented.
The Corning Museum of Glass is 1.5 hours away. Another must visit for glass artists and collectors.
Traveling to Studio 34 Creative Arts Center
Rochester Internation Airport is a short 20 minute drive.
Amtrack & Trailways stations are 5 minutes away.
After more than 17 years of offering classes and students coming from around the world, we have gathered a list of local and nearby hotels and are happy to share student/faculty experiences with you. Recommended accommodations available upon request.
Neighborhood of the Arts
Our studio is located in the Neighborhood of the Arts, an internationally recognized cultural district in Rochester, New York. The studio offers a great class experience, fun environment, and opportunities for adventure and new learning experiences. The George Eastman Museum is around the corner!
Open Studio Guidelines
Enjoy flexible open studio times to work on your projects!
34 Elton Street
Rochester, NY 14607
The studio is not currently open for regular retail hours. Please call or text to let us know you want to come by and to make an appointment.
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Studio 34 is first and foremost a teaching facility and store. We carry glass in all it’s forms, metals , tools, books, Olympic kilns, findings, and more.