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Abington Art Center is a community center focused on music, drawing, painting, oil, ceramics, metals, sewing, embroidery, pottery, and jewelry classes. It is an outdoor free concert venue, with theater, dance, jazz, and live music on stage. You can buy gifts, crafts, bracelets, necklaces, and rings at the unique holiday fair.

Fall 2023 | 10 Weeks
September 19th – December 2nd

Our Fall Session is 10 weeks, excluding the week of Thanksgiving. Please read the course descriptions carefully and use the portal below to register.

ALL CLASSES ARE IN-PERSON

QUESTIONS?

Call us: 215-887-4882 ext 100

Email us:
studioschool@abingtonartcenter.org


AAC MEMBER DISCOUNT

Members receive 10% off of all classes & workshops. If you are are current member, please use the email associated with your membership to login using the portal below.

If you became a member within the past few days, our system might not recognize your membership status.

If our system does not recognize you as a member or if you are unsure of your current membership status, give us a call at 215-887-4882

NEW! We have now installed an industrial strength air purifier for the safety of people working in the ceramic studio.

Registration Deadlines

Registration closes when a class fills or the day before the class begins.

Before signing up for an in-person class, please read our Registration and Refund Policy Page

Age Restrictions

Students must be within the defined age group to attend classes. Ages 16 and older may register for an ADULT CLASS.

Ages 4-6

Little Bit of Everything | Megan Giampietro – CLASS FULL!
Wednesdays 4:30pm – 6:00pm
September 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1, 8, 15, 29 

All children are natural artists, and the right atmosphere can support their creativity. This class will help your child to explore various materials and art-making techniques, inspiring them with new ideas.

$190 Non-Member | $171 Member

Little Bit of Everything | Maya Williams – CLASS FULL!
Thursdays 4:30pm – 6:00pm
September 21, 28, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 2, 9, 16, 30

The perfect class for your budding artist! Offering the chance to explore different materials such as tempera paint, pastels and watercolor, your child will get to explore art and build skills. Celebrate your child’s innate creativity in this fun class!

$190 Non-Member | $171 Member

Little Bit of Everything | Kris Moton  – CLASS FULL!
Saturdays 9:30am -11:00am
September 23, 30, October 7, 14, 21, 28, November 4, 11, 18, December 2

In this class each student will be able to include themselves in their art. Each class will have a theme in which your children can expand their ideas with guidance. Every young artist always wants to be able to express themselves and this class can be an opportunity with mixed mediums of; watercolor, painting, collaging, colored and pencil drawing and clay!

$190 Non-Member | $171 Member

Ages 7-9

Clayworks | Jeremy Sims  – CLASS FULL!
Thursdays 4:30pm – 6:00pm
September 21, 28, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 2, 9, 16, 30

This is a great class for kids who love to get their hands dirty and work in three dimensions. Learn hand-building techniques to create pinch pots, animals, as well as other sculpture and then add color with glazes for a finished piece.

$215 Non-Member | $193.50 Member

Clayworks | Eliot Foerster – 1 SPOT LEFT!
Saturdays 9:30am – 11:00am
September 23, 30, October 7, 14, 21, 28, November 4, 11, 18, December 2

This is a great class for kids who love to get their hands dirty and work in three dimensions. Learn hand-building techniques to create pinch pots, animals, as well as other sculpture and then add color with glazes for a finished piece.

$215 Non-Member | $193.50 Member

Draw and Paint | Kris Moton 
Saturdays 11:30am – 1:00pm

September 23, 30, October 7, 14, 21, 28, November 4, 11, 18, December 2

Learn how to use color, shape, and design in exciting and new ways using a variety of art materials from paint to mixed media. Tap into your inner artist by creating artworks that display your skill and imagination.

$190 Non-Member | $171 Member

Cartooning and Comic Books | Cloude Widmeier – 1 SPOT LEFT!
Wednesdays 4:30pm – 6:00pm
September 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1, 8, 15, 29 

Focus your imagination to create your own characters and make your own cartoons in this fun and exciting class. Original drawings will bring your stories to life on the page. This class will lead you, step-by-step, to design your own comic books.

$190 Non-Member | $171 Member

Cartooning and Comic Books, Saturdays | Kelly Downs
Saturdays 11:30am – 1:00pm
September 23, 30, October 7, 14, 21, 28, November 4, 11, 18, December 2

Focus your imagination to create your own characters and make your own cartoons in this fun and exciting class. Original drawings will bring your stories to life on the page. This class will lead you, step-by-step, to design your own comic books.

$190 Non-Member | $171 Member

Draw and Paint | Caitlyn Rudolph – 1 SPOT LEFT!
Tuesdays 4:30pm – 6:00pm

September 19, 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, November 7, 14, 28

Learn how to use color, shape, and design in exciting and new ways using a variety of art materials from paint to mixed media. Tap into your inner artist by creating artworks that display your skill and imagination.

$190 Non-Member | $171 Member

Ages 9-12

Painting and Drawing | Kelly Downs
Tuesdays 4:30pm – 6:00pm
September 19, 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, November 7, 14, 28

Each week, learn and explore art techniques by focusing on a different artist’s work, utilizing a variety of media including drawing, painting, collage, and paper mache.

$190 Non-Member | $171 Member

Handbuilding| Linda Johnson – 2 SPOTS LEFT!
Mondays 4:30pm – 6:00pm
September 18, 25, October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, November 6, 13, 27

$215 Non-Member | $193.50 Member

Wheel Thrown Ceramics | Linda Johnson – CLASS FULL!
Tuesdays 4:30pm – 6:00pm
September 19, 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, November 7, 14, 28

Throwing pottery on the wheel is fun, challenging, and a bit messy! In this class, your kids will learn to turn mounds of whirling clay into unique artworks that can be either decorative or practical. This class offers detailed instruction with plenty of independent wheel time.

$215 Non-Member | $193.50 Member

Cartooning and Comic Books | Kelly Downs – CLASS FULL!
Saturdays 9:30am – 11:00am
September 23, 30, October 7, 14, 21, 28, November 4, 11, 18, December 2

Focus your imagination to create your own characters and make your own cartoons in this fun and exciting class. Original drawings will bring your stories to life on the page. This class will lead you, step-by-step, to design your own comic books.

$190 Non-Member | $171 Member

Ages 12-15

Jewelry Exploration |Mat Citrenbaum – 2 SPOTS LEFT!
Wednesdays 4:30pm – 6:00pm
September 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1, 8, 15, 29 

Learn the techniques that transform metal, stone or other materials into jewelry. We will teach you how to solder safely while doing metal work. There are always new skills to support creative ideas that improve your jewelry and metalwork.

$215 Non-Member | $193.50 Member

Teen Drawing Studio | Norn Noszka
Thursdays 4:30pm – 6:00pm
September 21, 28, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 2, 9, 16, 30

This class will help advance students to their next level of artistic practice. Guiding you through drawing in black, white and color will strengthen the fundamental processes of art and design. Great results are produced from this creative teaching method!

$190 Non-Member | $171 Member

Teen Character Design | Norn Noszka
Tuesdays 4:30pm-6:00pm
September 19, 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, November 7, 14, 28

$190 Non-Member | $171 Member

Registration Portal

Returning Students

Log in with your email, choose a session, Add to Order, and select the person you wish to register before checking out or adding additional classes.

New Students

Click Login and create an account for yourself. If you are registering a child or someone else, click Add to Order, fill out the form with your registrants’s information under “Add New Registrant,” and click “Create Registrant.” Select the person you wish to register before checking out or adding additional classes.

Please Note: The Registration Portal shows all classes available currently at AAC, including Adult classes. If you do not see a description for a class on this webpage, it is most likely an  ADULT CLASS or a SUMMER CAMP.