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Open Studio Hours


Reservations are not required.

Come create with us at our community printshop, fabrication lab, darkroom and media arts lab during our Open Studios! 

Open Studio Hours provide flexible studio access at a reduced price and is available to anyone who can create independently at Community Studios. A Studio Monitor is on hand for simple support and troubleshooting.

Depending on experience level, classes or equipment orientations are required prior to using equipment independently during Open Studio hours.

Click here to see when orientations and classes are taking place!


Single Session (4-hours): $30 [Darkroom, $40]
Double Session (8-hours): $60 [Darkroom, $80]

Available Discounts

BIPOC discount: 25% off

Co-working spaces only (listed below): By donation, no fee required 

Open Studio Hours

Mondays & Thursdays:
6:00 – 10:00 p.m.

2:00 – 6:00 pm

10:00 – 2:00 p.m.
2:00 – 6:00 pm

Free Co-working Activities:

  • 100% digital projects
  • Utilizing our computer lab
  • Drawing
  • Bookbinding
  • Paper Trimming
  • Reading
  • (COMING SOON) Painting in our visuals studio
  • (COMING SOON) Sewing in our textiles studio

Where are we located?

131 Washington St in downtown Providence, but please enter through Lucie Way! 

**This includes you, darkroom users! Check in with our monitors before heading over to Empire Street**

Open Studio hours happen rain or shine, however we may close during snow storms and are closed during most National Holidays including New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and the day after and December 24-26. 


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