Studio 34 Creative Arts at 34 Elton Street 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!


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Payment in full is made at registration.

Should you need to cancel, full refund is made if you contact the studio with 30 days or more notice (minus 10% processing fee). Full credit is given if transferring to a future class.

Cancellations made with less than 30 days notice: full refund if we are able to fill your spot.

Cancellations or no show with less than 3 days notice, no refund.


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.

Marilynne Lipshutz


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.

Driving Directions to the Studio
Traveling from the East, take 490 West and exit at Culver Road.
Turn left (north)  on Culver;  go less than one mile to University Avenue.
Turn left (west) and travel almost a mile to Elton Street ,
Turn right on Elton Street
Traveling from the West,  take 490  to Goodman Street exit.
Turn left (north) on Goodman and travel to University Avenue .  The Memorial Art Gallery is at the corner of Goodman and University.
Turn right onto University and keep straight until Elton Street (on your left).
Studio 34 is located on the second floor of the tallest of the three brick buildings on Elton Street.
Parking is in the large lot across the street with more parking in the lot next to Poutinery and Old Pueblo Grill.
The main. entrance is on the right side of the building as you look from the road.
Elevator access  to the ground floor should  be arranged prior to class start.
For more information,  contact the studio manager at 585.737.5858 (Marilynne)

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!

Great places within walking distance of the studio:

Three Heads Brewery

Petite Poutinery
Old Pueblo Grill
Stacy Kay and coffee shop
Scratch Bake Shop
Memorial Art Gallery
George Eastman House and Gardens

Open Studio Guidelines

& Private Classes

Enjoy flexible open studio times to work on your projects!

Public Access Studio

  • available to qualified artists
  • co-share space
  • includes tools, torches, kilns, bench grinders, sanders and equipment
  • For information on bench and torch rental, or co-share model contact the studio.

Top 10 Learning Facility in Rochestester

Studio 34 was nominated 10 Top Learning Facility in Rochester, New York.

Faculty & Visiting Artists

Studio 34 is proud that students and faculty come from around the world to attend our unique classes.


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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General Info

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.



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