Art Classes

Hands-on studio classes and workshops that explore specific techniques or styles for students of all ages!

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Performing Arts Series

Bringing cutting-edge entertainment to Emporia through a diverse Performing Arts Series!

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Trusler Gallery

The Trusler Gallery is one of the few natural light galleries in the state and showcases local and regional artists.

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Flint Hills: An Artist’s Perspective

August 2nd – 26th | Artist Reception: August 4th 4-6pm

Founded in 1964, Emporia Camera Club provides programs, instructions, and community to anyone interested in photography. They are always welcoming new members. For more information on how to become a member, contact the Emporia Camera Club through their Facebook Page.

The Flint Hills Artist Guild is a group of local artists of all mediums that meet every Wednesday at The Emporia Arts Center. They bring current individual projects they are working on while getting together with peers to create.

Fall Art Classes

EAC is excited to announce our FALL CLASSES!!!

THANK YOU to everyone that participated in EAC’s 2023 Summer Art Classes, it was a summer filled with out of this world art! Join us for Fall classes starting in September. We are excited to announce Art Camps and Art Explorer Days, enroll today!

Register by 620-343-6473 or 815 Commercial St. | for the full listing of Summer Art Classes | TUES-FRI 10-6pm & SAT 10-3pm

Annie Get Your Gun

Irving Berlin’s “Annie Get Your Gun” is told as Colonel Buffalo Bill Cody’s own personal version of the tempestuous and romantic story of Annie Oakley and Frank Butler. WEACT will present the show at Emporia High School August 10-12. The show features popular musical numbers, such as, “Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Better”, and “There’s No Business Like Showbusiness”.

Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Emporia Arts Council or at the door. $7 student and $10 adult tickets. Cash or check only the night of the show.

There will be a brief intermission between acts for attendees to purchase refreshments at our bake sale. All proceeds go to support future WEACT shows.

We hope to see you there! On with the show!

Shaping the Future

Shaping the Future is a magical, colorful, unique exhibition that showcases artwork from children from Emporia and surrounding communities. Show will be on display till July 29th.

Congratulations to our winners:
PreK – 7:
1st – Landri Sutton
2nd – Josiah Coreas
3rd – Freya Wilson

1st – Tom Zuckerman
2nd – Eden Morris
3rd – Samantha Coltrane

1st – Zoaie Quintana
2nd – Elliot Coltrane
3rd – Olivia Bays

1st – Bailee Van Sickle
2nd – Klaire Cooper
3rd – Aaliyah Johnson

EAC wants to say thank you to all of the young artists that participated in this years show and thank you to everyone that came out to support these young artists! Thank you again to Merchant Cycles for sponsoring this exhibition!

Garden Week

Garden Week | July 18th – 21st

Join us next week by creating your own garden using art supplies! Learn how to create Sun Paper Art, Bottle Cap Flowers, Nature Suncatchers and more.

Barbara will be teaching the July Painting Party, learn how to paint a cactus while hanging out with friends.

Enroll by 620-343-6473 or 815 Commercial St. for the full listing of Summer Art Classes TUES-FRI 10-6pm & SAT 10-3pm (We will be closed from July 3rd – 7th but will open back up on Saturday, July 8th)

Shaping The Future Entries

Entries for Shaping The Future are due this week, June 30th!

We want your art! Ages 5 – 18 years old are welcome to be apart of an amazing gallery exhibition. This show is for kids in Emporia and surrounding communities. Art created at home, school, camp or at EAC is welcomed!

Want more information? Go to –> or stop by the Emporia Arts Center.

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