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We offer a wide variety of fun and instructional classes for both kids and adults at every skill level!

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Anyone can express their creative side in our instructor guided art experience.
Great classes for beginners or painters who want to have a fun night out!

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Oil Acrylic Watercolor and Pastel Painting with Jeff Barnhart - 5 Week Session

July 16, 2018
Jeff Barnhart by 12:00am, Return by 4:00pm


Using the media and subject of your choice, the instruction in this class will focus on painting techniques and fundamentals that work regardless of medium. Students may work in oil, acrylic, watercolor and pastel, and the instructor will offer occasional demos and lots of personal instruction.

Previous experience in drawing or painting is recommended.   


NEW! Able Artists: Painting Class for Young People with Learning Disabilities and Life Skills Support Students

July 17, 2018
Genevieve Yoder by 1:00pm, Return by 2:30pm

Class Cancelled: please call the Council at 717-264-6883 to learn more about upcoming classes of this type!

Students will have fun painting in a calm and supportive atmosphere at the Council. This class will feature a new project each week, where students will explore the world of nature using watercolor and tempera paints with Genevieve Yoder, Franklin Learning Center Art Teacher.

Caregivers are requested to stay during class; limited ADA accessibility at entrance. Class size limited to 6.

Digital Photography

July 17, 2018
Eric Harbaugh by 6:30pm, Return by 8:30pm



This 6-week class will take you from the basics of how your camera works, all the way to getting the best shots you can in any situation.  Topics include how a digital camera takes a picture, saving photos, shooting modes, understanding Shutter Speed, Aperture, & ISO, as well as shooting in manual and RAW.  We’ll also learn about composition, rule of thirds, shooting indoors and outdoors, the various lenses available and how to choose the right one, and using external flash and other accessories to better improve your photos.  Class time as well as time to practice your new skills will be available.