Our Fall Schedule of classes has

New Offerings!


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

Deadline to sign up for classes is 48 hours in advance,

in consideration of our instructors’ schedules and planning for materials.


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





My Secret Garden Collage

Sorry – this class has been cancelled! Call the Council to inquire about further collage classes, 717-264-6883.

Collage is one of the easiest ways to get involved in the creative process – and to process the world around you. No experience is necessary: just use the inspiration of your favorite imaginary place!  Nancy will demonstrate how to use newsprint, fabric, paint, text, magazine clippings, and more to express your own personal style.  Feel free to bring supplies from home or use class supplies. Materials fee $10 payable to instructor.

Age: Adult & Teen

Instructor: Nancy Groves

Dates: Fridays Nov. 16, 30 & December 7, 6:30-8:15 pm

Price: $45 for 3-week session

Painting Landscapes and Seascapes in Watercolor - 5 weeks

Using the versatile medium of watercolor, students will learn to paint a variety of landscape and seascape subjects. Students will learn how to create dramatic paintings through instructor demonstrations, hands-on practice, and critiques. Previous experience in drawing or painting is recommended. Call for materials list.

Age: Adult & Teen

Instructor: Charles Brown

Dates: Wednesdays November 7 –December 12 (no class Nov. 21), 1-4pm

Price: $90


Holiday Themed Handmade Paper Treat Holders

The holidays are coming and your gift-giving list is long! This class will show you how to create adorable little treats perfect for co-workers, your hairdresser, mailman: all those awesome people in your life who you just want to acknowledge at this special time of year. We will create three little goodies that are sure to make them feel special. Materials fee $7 payable to instructor.          

Age: Adult & Teen

Instructor: Stephanie Whitlock

Dates: Tuesday November 6, 6-8pm

Price: $15


Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor and Pastel Painting


Using the medium 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, pastel or pen & ink. Jeff will offer occasional demos & lots of personal instruction. Previous experience in drawing or painting is recommended.     

Age: Adult & Teen

Instructor: Jeff Barnhart

Dates: Mondays November 5-December 17, 1-4pm (no class November 19)

Price: $115 for 6-week session


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