Manhattan Graphics Center

Venue  |  Exhibitions
Manhattan Graphics Center
250 West 40th Street (5th Floor)
between 7th and 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018
Venue Type: Alternative Space
Open hours
Mon 6-10pm / Tues-Fri 10am-10pm / Sat + Sun 10am - 6pm
(212) 219-8783


Manhattan Graphics Center offers printmaking classes and well-equipped studio facilities where printmakers can work in a creative environment at affordable prices. Semester-length classes are offered in silkscreen, lithography and intaglio/etching. A selection of shorter, intensive classes are offered in western woodcut, Japanese woodcut, photogravure, monotype and others. Also printmakers can use the facilities independently.


The center's facilities include 3 etching presses, acid room, rosin box, 3 lithographic presses, silkscreen area, a complete darkroom and exposing room.


View the website for a current and complete course listing of semester length classes. We also offer many revolving courses, from new techniques to intensive workshops such as photogravure and monotype. Classes include 12 hours of open workshop a week.

open workshop

Open workshop hours are offered at affordable rates. Artists may register for the whole semester or choose a pro-rated schedule, including a daily rate. We offer several options, a daily, weekly, or full semester rate. Our flexible option offers from 12 to 24 hours a week. Membership ($35 a year) is required to sign up for open workshop.


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