Betsy Lueke Creative Arts Center

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BLCAC logo RightThe Betsy Lueke Creative Arts Center (BLCAC) is located at 1100 West Clark Avenue in the George Izay Park. The Betsy Lueke Creative Arts Center offers a pottery studio, classroom and art gallery.  Programs at the center include a variety of art classes for both children and adults in the visual arts.  The city of Burbank Parks and Recreation Department first opened an arts center in the late 1950s.  The current building was dedicated and opened in April 1989.  

Betsy Lueke was a long time resident of Burbank and worked for the Burbank Parks and Recreation Department for 36 years.  During her 36-year tenure she was instrumental in developing an Art Master Plan.  In 1976 she founded the Fine Arts Federation and served as the Executive Director for 17 years.  In recognition of Betsy Lueke’s contribution to cultural arts in Burbank, the Creative Arts Center was renamed the Betsy Lueke Creative Arts Center in 2018. Classes can be viewed in the 
Recreation Guide.


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Holiday Boutique
December 6 - 19, 2019 holiday boutique (1)

Please join us for our Holiday Boutique 2019.  You will find a wonderful selection of pottery, paintings, photography, ornaments, decorations, clothing, scarves, jewelry, and more!  Find that unique handmade gift you’re looking for!  Boutique items are created by students and instructors at the Betsy Lueke Creative Arts Center and members of the Fine Arts Federation. Boutique hours are Monday-Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., Friday 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., and Sunday 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.



Instructors' Exhibit
January 10 - 30, 2020 

The City of Burbank's Betsy Lueke Creative Arts Center will host the “Art Instructors’ Exhibit” showcasing art instructors who teach pottery, painting, jewelry making and weaving.  Pottery will include a variety of techniques, featuring functional as well as sculptural forms.  Paintings will consist of various media, including watercolor, oils and acrylics.  Jewelry will also include various materials and styles.  


Cultural Arts Commission Gallery Show
February 7 - 27, 2020

The mission of the Burbank Cultural Arts Commission is to enrich the lives of Burbank residents by celebrating its diverse arts and media community and to promote Burbank as a vibrant and enticing regional arts center. To that end, the Cultural Art Commission is hosting a juried gallery show the talents of our local artists.


Art Gallery Hours

Monday - Thursday 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sunday Closed

Telephone: 818.238.5397
Fax: 818.238.5399
1100 West Clark Avenue
Burbank, California 91506

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