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317 Main Street
Blanco, Texas, 78606
(Entrance on 3rd Street)


Center Hours:
Tues thru Fri 9:30am-5:30pm
Saturday 10am-2pm
Sun. & Mon. Closed

*Open off hours during workshops.

The Uptown Blanco Art Center, in the historical district of Blanco, TX on 3rd Street, is a community inspired facility that offers Hill Country residents a unique variety of fine art and craft instruction. Uptown Blanco Art Center is housed in a charming, refurbished craftsman style 1930's home. The Art Center is 100% wheelchair accessible. It has drawing and painting classrooms and a ceramics/clay class room. We offer a limited number of essential art supplies for the beginning student as well as the serious artist. Art classes and fine art workshops for adults and school age children are offered throughout the year.

This page contains information on Workshops, Newsletter, Parties & General Notices.


Workshops and More:





Celebrate your next special event at the Uptown Blanco Art Center's ceramic studio. Your party may choose from a variety of ceramic figurines and dinnerware. Use our ceramic paints and glazes to add your unique artistic vision to a specially chosen piece. We then fire the ceramic in our kiln where it is transformed into your own beautiful creation.

Perfect for children's birthday parties, girls night out, bridal showers, family reunions, and more.

For more information and reservations call the Uptown Blanco Art Center.


General Notices from the Art Center:

Open Studio
Have a personal art project you are currently working on? Come in during Open Studio hours and utilize one of our quiet, spacious studios for only $5.00 per hour/session. Members receive 8 free hours a week. Please call or email in advance.

Open Studio Hours:
T. 10 am to 2 pm
Th.10 am to 2 pm
Sat. 10 am to 2 pm

Open Studio is a time for one's own personal practice. You must come equipped with all necessary supplies. No personalized instruction will be given.

Art Center Memberships

Did you know? Our members receive great discounts on ALL our workshops, events, and retail. Members have access to the Art Center resource library and the opportunity to display consignments in the Art Center gallery space. Plus, members will receive early email notifications of new happenings at the Uptown Blanco Art Center. Become a member and friend of the Art Center today.

Individual Membership: $30 a year
*Family Membership: $45 a year (includes two adults and all children under 18 in one household)
*Seniors: $25 a year (age 65 and older)
*Student Memberships: $25 a year (full time college students with ID's)

Art Center Resource Library

Check out our small but growing resource library available for you! We have reading material on a variety of artistic subjects, including art history and theory, painting, drawing, mosaics, ceramics, seasonal crafts, children’s art and more! Stop by and peruse our reading material.

Most books are available to check out for members only. Inquire about a membership today!

Seeking Qualified Art Instructors

The Art Center is always interested in qualified instructors in the fine arts. We are currently seeking instructors for ceramics, metal working, jewelry, and printmaking. Any workshop proposals you may have are welcome. Please send you resume and workshop proposal to

Frame Shop

We offer a variety of frames and dimensions. Visit the Uptown Blanco Art Center for all your custom framing needs.