Fall Classes are Scheduled!

You can register online or by calling 717-264-6883

Check our Event Calendar or Click on the Classes Below for More Information

Download a PDF of our Fall 2017 Classes here: Council for the Arts Fall 2017 Classes

For questions about classes call the Council for the Arts at 717-264-6883 or email programs@councilforthearts.net
Adult classes are open to students age 16 and up, unless otherwise noted.

Students under 16 will be considered.
Class sizes are limited

Deadline for signing up for classes is 48 hours in advance, in consideration of our instructors’ schedules and planning for materials.



Corks and Canvas - Away in a Manger


This is a class for beginners, or painters who just want to have a fun night out: anyone can express their creative side in our instructor-guided art experience. 

Age: Corks & Canvas

Instructor: Nicole Troup

Dates: Wednesday, December 6 6:15 pm - 9:15 pm

Price: $35


Sunday Afternoon Mom & Me Class - Butterfly

Moms (or dads or grandparents!) will share creative time together as both complete 12″x12″ acrylic on canvas paintings! No experience needed, and all materials supplied.

Age: 6-14

Instructor: Lauryn Hammond

Dates: Sunday September 24 from 2-4pm

Price: $45 per couple

Tuesday Morning Home School Art Class

Let your children discover and develop their inner creativity! A new art project and technique will be explored each week. This class will meet the PA Standards 9.1.3.A/B/C/D/E/F, introducing young art students to a variety of mediums and styles, and brief experiences with art history and terminology, as they create original artwork that reflects both their own ideas and the influence of famous artists throughout history.  All materials will be provided.    

Age: 6-10

Instructor: Nicole Troup

Dates: Tuesdays, October 17 - November 7 OR November 21 - December 12, 10:30-11:45am

Price: $45 for 4-week session


Try Your Hand at Painting!

Have you always wanted to paint, but never had the opportunity? Now you can try out working in oil paint, watercolor and pastels without having to spend lots of money on supplies. Each week Laurie will lead you through a short introduction to the medium of the day, and then guide you through a project. The fourth class will be open to finishing projects from the previous weeks, or choosing to work on a new painting. This is a class for beginners: get ready to have fun! Materials fee $20.

Age: Adult & Teen

Instructor: Laurie McKelvie

Dates: Tuesdays September 5-26, 6-9pm

Price: $85 for 4 week session


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