Art Classes for Adults

Memberships: please visit the membership page here. There are 3 levels of memberships, Student, Family and Artist. For details on each, please visit the membership page where you can select your option and make payment through PayPal. 

Policies: Please view our policy page here. 

Art Instructor Professionals: Check out their biographies to learn more about them. The Arts Center provides quality art education classes in small settings to everyone in the community. 

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Drawing, Painting and Mixed Media


Open Studio Life/Figure Drawing
4 sessions a month, 11 am to 1 pm
$42 Member, $50 Non Member
Drop In Rate: $12 per day, call in advance
Artists meet once a week to draw from a live model. This is an independent study time in an open studio. Bring your own supplies. No instructor. 
 


Felting Workshops
Nov. 8 OR Nov. 14, Cost TBA
Intro. to Wet Felting, 9:30 am to 12 noon
Intro. to Needle Felting, 1 to 3 pm
Option to take morning, afternoon or both. Learn the    basics of felting wool in these workshops. Students take home the items they create.        K. Goodrich-Arling

Needle Felted Ornaments
Dec. 7 from 1 to 3 pm, Cost TBA
Make beautiful needle felted ornaments for your tree or as gifts. No experience needed.

K. Goodrich-Arling
 

Glass
Glass Sun Catchers (fused glass) 
Oct 11, 18, 25 Time: 6 to 8 pm
$55 members, $65 non members    
Jump into glass fusing with fall colors and fused glass. Create a one of a kind sun catcher to hang in your    window and let the light shine in. Learn glass cutting and fusing techniques in this 3 day class. J. Boyle

Glass Ornaments (fused glass) 
November 15, 22, 29 Time: 6 to 8 pm    
$55 members, $65 non members
Create your own fused glass ornaments with this introductory class. Learn to cut glass, create beautiful ornaments and kiln fire  for your tree or as gifts. J. Boyle
 


 

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Pottery and Ceramics


Open Studio Pottery
$45 month Member, $55 month Non Member
Drop In Rate: $15 per day, call in advance
Morning option allows approximately 16 studio hours a month.
Work independently in the pottery studio to explore and advance your skills. Must possess basic skills in pottery and be knowledgeable in the studio at an independent level. Cost includes use of recycled clay. No instructor.


Pottery (Adults)
Fall Hand & Wheel

Sept. 28, and Oct 12, 19, 26, Nov. 2, 9 Time: 6 to 8 pm
$80 members, $88 non members
Dive into the rich history of pottery and explore hand and wheel techniques. Beginners welcome; class is tailored to individual experience. K. Boyle

After Work Hand & Wheel, 21+
Oct. 18, 25, Nov. 1, 8, 15  Time: 6 to 8 pm    
$65 members, $75 non members
Wrap up fall with a hand and wheel class to unwind after work. Bring your own beverage. Explore technique and create mugs, bowls and more. Beginners welcome; class is tailored to individual experience. M. Higgins

Thanksgiving Serving Dish Workshop 
Sat, Nov. 4 Workshop    

Time: 11 to 12 pm
$35 members, $45 non members
Create a unique serving dish to bring to your table this thanksgiving. Students will get to make a custom plate or bowl and they will be finished in time for Thanksgiving Dinner! M. Higgins

Christmas Ornaments
Nov. 6, 13, 20      Time: 6 to 8 pm    
$50 members, $58 non members
Spend the evenings creating one of a kind ornaments for your tree or as a gift.  J. Boyle

 

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The Art of Food


Homemade Jam
Sept. 28    from 5 to 6 pm     
Oct. 26    from 10 to 11 am
$42 members, $50 non members
Create a delicious jam with fresh fall fruit, seal and take home along with the recipe. C. Gottshall

Butter, Bread and Soup    
Saturday, October 28, Class Starts 1pm (approx 3 hours)
$42 members, $50 non members
Prepare hot squash soup this fall season along with an heirloom bread recipe. Make your own butter. Bring your own containers. Do some Zentangle during downtime. This is approximately a 3 hour class. Ward

NY Style Cheesecake
Thurs. Nov. 16 at 10 am OR 5 pm (approx 2 hours) 
$45 members, $52 non members
Eat cheesecake already prepared. After a live demo make your own cheesecake to take home. Freeze or enjoy right away. Just in time for Thanksgiving!!   C. Gottshall

Scones
Thurs. Sept. 28, Time: 10 a OR 2 pm (approx 2 hours)
Thurs. Oct. 19    Time: 4 to 6 pm only
Thurs. Nov. 16    Time: 10 am OR 2 pm
$40 members, $46 non members
Learn the secret technique for baking scones to perfection. Using in season fruits, chocolate and different flavor    combos, create your own hot batch of scones to take home. Different recipe each class. C. Gottschall

Power of Herbs 101
Thurs. Oct. 19, 4:30 to 5:30, Cost TBA
$40 members, $46 non members
While learning the history of herbs, explore common well known nutritive herbs and learn the art of combining them to make oils, delicious infusions and incorporate into food for the table. C. Gottshall
 

Soft Cheese Workshop
September 29    Time: 4 to 6pm
$52 members, $56 non members
Learn to create homemade soft white cheese from scratch and take home your own batch. S. Ward