Welcome to Arlene's Artist Materials. The largest and longest running artist supply store in the capital region.


Explore your creativity at Arlene’s.

The Atelier at Arlene's is dedicated to developing creativity in the community that Arlene’s Artist Materials has been a part of since 1960. Arlene’s Artist Materials is the Capital Region’s premiere locally owned, independent, and family operated art supply store with in house custom frame shop.  Arlene’s started offering classes and workshops in late 2015 with this goal of enriching it's community in mind. We are proud to work with an amazing group of talented local artists and instructors that bring the highest level of art education to every student. Classes and workshops are small ensuring everyone personalized instruction while still benefiting from working in a group. Topics range over a wide variety of creative pursuits and are geared to all experience levels. Why not take the plunge and see how far your creativity can take you at Arlene's?

The Atelier at Arlene’s is thrilled to offer this service and hopes to make the local art community thrive.

Click here for a full list of upcoming classes, events, and workshops happening at Arlene's.

Thank you for your time and interest.

Please let us know if you have any questions.

Ongoing Artist and Curatorial Proposals for the R Gallery at Arlene's:

Are you an artist or curator interested in proposing your work to be considered for an exhibition at R Gallery at Arlene's?  The R Gallery at Arlene's is seeking emerging and established artists, working in any media, exhibiting contemporary artworks with an emphasis on technical execution to exhibit in our space. The aim is to showcase serious, thought provoking and impactful work while highlighting craftsmanship and technique. All interested parties must fill out a submission form and adhere to the guidelines. Submissions will be reviewed on an ongoing basis by an exhibition committee.

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