$50/hour | $35/hour for CEPA Members
See calendar for hours
The CEPA Photo Studio features:
The studio is available to book Tuesday–Saturday, at a rate of $50/hour for the general public and a CEPA member rate of $35/hour. Hours are variable as we need to work around scheduled classes. Click on a date to see the available times.
Membership starts as low as $40/year for individuals—and even lower for students at only $25/year!
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Use the calendar below to book your next session:
If you are new to the CEPA darkroom, please set up a quick tutorial with Lauren. Need evening hours? Check the description below for information about additional times, available by appointment.
Additional hours available by appointment. For after-hours access, a quick tour of the darkroom, or darkroom instruction, contact Nate Ely, our Education Director:
Join CEPA Gallery and Big Orbit today and become a member of one of the most dynamic and important arts organizations in Western New York.
CEPA has added new tiers and expanded member benefits for 2022-23! Membership is the best way to stay informed about upcoming exhibits, special events, classes, and other activities at CEPA Gallery and Big Orbit. It’s also the best way to support our mission and the amazing work we do for the Greater Buffalo community!
Join today and enjoy a number of member benefits, including:
Sponsor a Student | Add a $25 Donation to Any Membership Level
Join us in supporting the newest members of the arts community in Buffalo by providing a passionate high school or college student a year of access to CEPA’s nationally recognized facilities, resources, and mentorship to help set them up for success in the arts.
Student Membership | $25
High school, college, and graduate students are eligible for this membership level. Includes invitations to exclusive workshops hosted by CEPA for individuals who are looking at going into a creative field. Topics include: resume building, grant writing, and more!
Individual Membership | $40
Family Membership | $100
Lab Membership | $75
Arts Professional Membership | $150
Collector Membership | $250
Whether you’re a photographer or a passionate viewer, this tier provides exclusive access to everything CEPA has to offer! Collectors receive all benefits of the Arts Professional level, as well as the following:
Patron of the Arts | $2,500
Be recognized publicly as a Patron of the Arts on our Sponsors webpage and in all our newsletter for a year!