Classes and Workshops

2 Ways to Register:

Class and Workshop Mail-in Registration Form (pdf)

Class and Workshop Online Registration Form
--Some classes may be subject to change.

NOTE: Registration for all classes and workshops will end one (1) week prior to the start date.

#SPAB Watercolor A to Z with Ann Brennan

Supply list

#SPLM Paint or Draw from a Live Model

Mondays, 12:30-3:30 pm
March 11-April 29, (8 weeks)
$110 member | $120 nonmember, includes model fee. Drop-in rate: $15 and is available only if the class meets the minimum participation required. Call Jill Byrne at 215-619-8863.

Build or refine your drawing skills in this open studio class, with a live, professional model. A mix of brief and sustained poses. There is no instructor.

#SPBG Improve Your Drawing Skills with Betz Green

Tuesdays, 9:30 am-12:30 pm
April 2-May 21, (8 weeks)
$155 member | $170 nonmember

All levels. This class focuses on your individual needs. Materials and techniques will be discussed and demonstrated. Work from a still life or favorite photograph while proceeding at your own pace. Supply list

#SPJG Introduction to Oil Painting and Acrylics with Jim Green

Tuesdays, 9:30 am-12:30 pm
April 2-May 21, (8 weeks)
$155 member | $170 nonmember

Take the mystery out of painting with oils or acrylics in this fun beginner´┐Żs course. Learn how to apply color and create a dynamic composition. Students will work from photographs or from still life setups. Jim will do short demos and give each student individual attention.Supply list

#SPSZ Make Your Paintings Come to Life with Steve Zazenski

Wednesdays, 1:00-4:00 pm
February 20-March 27, (6 weeks)
$115 members | $130 nonmembers

Steve is known for his exciting and colorful landscapes. Learn to form interesting combinations of intense light and mass through step-by-step demonstration of watercolor techniques. You will complete 6 paintings in 6 weeks. Supply list

#SPSE: Drawing The Figure in Charcoal with Stephen Early

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#SPJT Introduction to Stained Glass with Jill Tarabar

Tuesday Evenings, 6:30-9:30 pm
April 2-May 21, (8 weeks)
$170 members | $185 nonmembers (includes $15 lab fee)* (plus $30.00 for glass package for the first project, payable to instructor*)

Learn the basic art and technique of the age-old craft of stained glass. Skills learned include pattern making, glass cutting, copper foil method of panel assembly, soldering and finishing. You will begin with an easy sun catcher and practice your skills while building a larger panel of your choice. Upon completion of the course, you will have the fundamental skills necessary for making basic stained glass window and more.
*Additional supplies can range anywhere from $25-$130, depending on what you may already have at home. Materials will be discussed in depth in the first class.Supply list

#SPAP Hand Building/Tile Making with Ashley Porrini

Thursdays, 10 am-1 pm
April 4-May 23, (8 weeks)
Includes open studio time on Fridays, 1:00-4:00 pm (NOTE TIME CHANGE!)
$250 member | $265 nonmember. Materials included

An introduction to forming clay vessels and sculpture by hand. Every week you will learn new basic hand-building techniques. We will also cover processes for decorating, glazing and finishing. You'll create tiles, bowls, serving dishes, plates, vases, wall hangings, mugs, cups, and small sculptures.

#SPPB Painting & Drawing for Adult Beginners with Pauline Braun

Thursdays, 1:00 pm-3:00 pm
March 7-March 28, (4 weeks)
$70 member | $85 nonmember

Learn to paint and draw from still life with acrylic, watercolor, charcoal. Each week we will work in a new medium. This course is great for beginners, providing an introductory framework for seeing and rendering basic shapes, for using line and form, and exploring color theory and the use of color. A list of materials will be provided.

#SPKN Throwing Pottery with Kiya Nicole

Materials included

Drop-in Open Studio EVERY Friday, just $35!

Ceramics Drop-in Studio
Every Friday from 1:00-4:00 pm | $35 per session. (NOTE TIME CHANGE!) ALL MATERIALS INCLUDED!

Come check out our ceramic studio to see if you want to take a class. Try hand building for a day, make a gift, or need space, materials and guidance for a project? Then this is for you!

TO REGISTER FOR THE DROP-IN CERAMICS STUDIO, Call Jill Byrne at the Art Center (215-619-8863) at least one day in advance to reserve a spot.

Children's Classes

Art Explorers | Ages 5-12

Sundays, 10 am-1 pm
February 3-February 24 (4 weeks)
$80 +$15 Materials Fee

Children will explore art through meditation, writing stories, and listening to music. In this four-week class, students will be encouraged to explore a variety of experimental and meditative art-making techniques. They will learn how to center themselves and intuitively create beautiful works of art.

Teen Pottery Class for Ages 10-16 with Jennifer Sidle

Sundays, 10:00 am-1:00 pm
February 3-24, (4 weeks)
$120. Materials included.

Learn the basics of building in clay for any level. This course will introduce the fundamental skills necessary to produce basic pottery forms on and off the wheel, such as bowls, vases, mugs and plates. Includes materials and tools. Just bring a smock and a positive attitude.