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Council for the Arts 

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.



Ceramics For Beginners - Create a Wine Chiller


In this class, you will design a ceramic wine bottle holder that can be chiller for your white wine or a decorative holder for your red wine. In the first class, students will be given clay and templates and guided through the process decorating and assembling their project. Two weeks later, after the clay has been bisque fired, students will refine their pieces and apply colored glazes. A $7 materials fee will be paid to the instructor.

Age: Corks & Canvas

Instructor: Sherree Devor

Dates: Fridays January 19 & February 2, 1-3 pm

Price: $30 for two-day session


Classy Wastebasket

This useful basket was designed with standard plastic shopping bags in mind. Slip one onto the handles and voila!, your wastebasket has a protective liner. The basic rectangular basket measures approximately 10½”l x 6½”w x 11½”h. You can upgrade to an oval wooden base and/or bushel handles. Either side-weaving pattern (entirely same-size weavers, or mixed sizes) can be applied to either base. All skill levels are welcome. Materials Fee: basic basket: $32. Upgrades: oval base: $11.50; 2 wooden handles:$4. Please call the Council to indicate any desired upgrade when registering.

Age: Adult & Teen

Instructor: Susan Matson

Dates: Saturday, February 24, 9am-3pm

Price: $40


Curvy, Crazy & Creative


This shapely feminine glass will give lots of laughs and start many conversations while enjoying a night out with the girls or planning your summer trips. Bring a beverage to enjoy while painting this fun glass decorated with your custom designed dress. $10 materials fee payable to instructor.

Age: Corks & Canvas

Instructor: Gail Cox

Dates: Thursday, June 7 6:30-8:30 pm

Price: $15


Blooms and Bees

Spring is around the corner. Paint this adorable springtime goblet to get you out of the winter blues. Bring your own beverage to class to toast to more sunshine in the future. $10 materials fee payable to instructor. Price: $15

Age: Corks & Canvas

Instructor: Gail Cox

Dates: Thursday Apr 26, 6:30-8:30 pm

Price: $15


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