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Drink & Draw

Drawing & Design Crash Course

Hike & Paint

Acrylic Painting Crash Course

Mixed Media Crash Course

Make Your Own Stamps

Photoshop Crash Course

Manual Exposure Photography

Introduction to Poetry

Moving from Memoir to Poetry

Financing Creativity

What’s My Purpose?

Stained Glass Crash Course

Be Here Now! A Day of Improv



Beginning Wheelthrowing

Mixed Levels Wheelthrowing

Handbuilding and Wheelthrowing

Simple Surfaces: Exploring Basic Surface Decoration

Peeling the Onion w/ Ronan Peterson



Lindy Tuesdays 

Swing, Blues, & Charleston Wednesdays


Film & Photography

Photoshop Crash Course

Advanced Photoshop

Introduction to Adobe Lightroom

Beginning Black & White Darkroom

Intermediate Black & White Darkroom

Introduction to Digital Photography

Advanced Digital Photography

Manual Exposure Photography


Jewelry & Glass

Stained Glass Crash Course

Beginning Metalsmithing: The First Step

Beginning Metalsmithing: Cold Connections – Tabs

Beginning Metalsmithing: Cold Connections – Rivets

Beginning Metalsmithing: Soldering

Continuing Metalsmithing: Introduction to Fusing

Continuing Metalsmithing: Formed Copper Jewelry with Layered Color Pencil

Finding Your Creativity

Found Object Frenzy with Liz Steiner

Sterling Silver Metal Clay with Janet Harriman

Watercolor Enameling with Barbara McFadyen

Lockets & Love with Marlene True


Painting, Drawing & Mixed Media

Clases De Arte En Espanol

Drink & Draw Workshop

Drawing & Design Crash Course

Introduction to Drawing & Design

Intermediate Drawing & Design

Introduction to Observational Drawing

Graphic Novels

Anatomy for the Artist I

Figure Life Drawing

Introduction to Watercolor

Intermediate Watercolor

Continuing Watercolor

Open Studio for Water-Based Media

Make Your Own Stamps

Introduction to Block Printing

Acrylic Painting Crash Course

Introduction to Acrylics

Mixed Media Crash Course

Continuing Acrylic/Mixed Media

Intuitive Painting

Introduction to Oils

Intermediate Oils

Painting the Figure

Developing Your Own Style: Painting Flowers

Expressive Landscape Painting

Hike & Paint

Find Your Artistic Voice

Exploring Abstract Art



Scene Study for Theater & Film

Monologue & Audition Techniques

Improv 101

Improv 201

Improv 301

A Day of Improv



Introduction to Poetry

Moving From Memoir to Poetry

Imagine a Children’s Book Pt. I

Imagine a Children’s Book Pt. II

Reading Methods to Examine Diversity in Children’s Books


Professional Development

Financing Creativity

What’s My Purpose?






• Please register in advance to ensure your enrollment. Courses with insufficient enrollment will be cancelled  in advance of the first class meeting. The ArtsCenter will contact you via email if your class is canceled.

• All courses are open to adults and teens ages 15 & up unless otherwise noted. Thirteen and 14 year olds may be admitted to many courses— please check with the instructor prior to registering.

• All materials fees are paid directly to the instructor at the first class meeting (please bring exact change), except where otherwise noted in the course description.

• You may also register online at, in person at The ArtsCenter front desk, or by phone (929-2787 x 201) with a credit or debit card.

• The ArtsCenter front desk is open 9am-8pm most weekdays and noon-5pm on most weekends.

• Please make checks payable to The ArtsCenter. There will be a $25 service charge on returned checks.

• College students with ID are eligible for Member prices.

• Material lists are provided to students for certain classes. Students may wish to wait until their class has met its minimum enrollment before purchasing their materials. The ArtsCenter is not responsible for materials purchased for a class that is canceled. Please contact the front desk to inquire if your class has met its minimum.


All refund requests must be made via email to

You may request a full refund up to 5 business days prior to the start date of your course.

You may request a transfer of your enrollment up to 5 business days prior to the start date of your course.

We do not process requested refunds or transfers within 5 business days of the start of a class, nor after the class has begun.


Sometimes external events (low enrollment, teacher illness, etc…) require us to cancel a course.

In these cases, The ArtsCenter will inform you of the cancellation 1-3 business days prior to the start of the class via email, and process your refund immediately.