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.

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NOTICE: PROOF OF VACCINATION WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SPRING CLASSES

Spring 2022 | 9 Weeks
April 4th – June 6th

Our Spring Session is 9 weeks, excluding the Monday of Memorial Day. 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 | Maya Williams – CLASS FULL
Thursdays 4:30pm – 6:00pm
April 7, 14, 21, 28 May 5, 12, 19, 26 June 2

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
Saturdays 9:30am -11:00am
April 16, 23, 30 May 7, 14, 21, 28 June 4, 11

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

These Are a Few of my Favorite Things| Sophia DeSimone – Registration Closed
Mondays 4:30pm – 6:00pm
April 4, 11, 18, 25 May 2, 9, 16, 23, June 7
No Class May 30

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 | Riley Strong – CLASS FULL
Thursdays 4:30pm – 6:00pm
April 7, 14, 21, 28 May 5, 12, 19, 26 June 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.

$205 Non-Member | $184.50 Member

Clayworks | Linda Johnson – CLASS FULL
Saturdays 9:30am – 11:00am
April 16, 23, 30 May 7, 14, 21, 28 June 4, 11

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.

$205 Non-Member | $184.50 Member

Draw and Paint | Maya Williams – CLASS FULL
Saturdays 11:30am – 1:00pm
April 16, 23, 30 May 7, 14, 21, 28 June 4, 11

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

Handbuilding| Cornelia Maxion – Registration Closed
Mondays 4:30pm – 6:00pm
April 4, 11, 18, 25 May 2, 9, 16, 23, June 7
No Class May 30

$205 Non-Member | $184.50 Member

Cartooning and Comic Books | Mat Citrenbaum
Wednesdays 4:30pm – 6:00pm
April 6, 13, 20, 27 May 4, 11, 18, 25 June 1

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 | Abayomi Louard-Moore – CLASS FULL
Saturdays 11:30am – 1:00pm
April 16, 23, 30 May 7, 14, 21, 28 June 4, 11

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 9-12

Painting and Drawing | Don Stephens – 3 SPOTS LEFT
Tuesdays 4:30pm – 6:00pm
April 5, 12, 19, 26 May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

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

Cartooning and Comic Books | Megan Giampietro – CLASS FULL
Thursdays 4:30pm – 6:00pm
April 7, 14, 21, 28 May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 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

Wheel Thrown Ceramics | Linda Johnson – 2 SPOTS LEFT
Tuesdays 4:30pm – 6:00pm
April 5, 12, 19, 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 

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.

$205 Non-Member | $184.50 Member

Cartooning and Comic Books | Megan Giampietro – CLASS FULL
Saturdays 9:30am – 11:00am
April 16, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28 June 4, 11

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

Creating in Clay | Riley Strong – 1 SPOT LEFT
Wednesdays 4:30pm – 6:00pm
April 6, 13, 20, 27 May 4, 11, 18, 25 June 1

Learn to turn mounds of clay into beautiful or functional works of art like bowls, cups, vases, and more.

$205 Non-Member | $184.50 Member

Jewelry Exploration |Mat Citrenbaum
Class Canceled
Wednesdays 4:30pm – 6:00pm
April 6, 13, 20, 27 May 4, 11, 18, 25 June 1

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.

$205 Non-Member | $184.50 Member

Teen Drawing Studio | Don Stephens – 1 SPOTS LEFT
Thursdays 4:30pm – 6:00pm
 April 7, 14, 21, 28 May 5, 12, 19, 26 June 2

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

Sewing for Kids Workshop | Vivien Wise – Class Canceled
Tuesdays 4:30pm-6:00pm
April 5, 12, 19, 26 May 3, 10
In this hand sewing workshop, we will learn all the basics of hand sewing to create both 2D and 3D objects, from design and pattern making to embellishing. Students will have the chance to use their own interests and imagination to make unique creations all their own.

$135.00 Non-Member | 121.50 Member

Teen Fashion Illustration | Theresa Hencek – Registration Closed
Wednesdays 4:30pm-6:00pm
April 6, 13, 20, 27 May 4, 11, 18, 25, June 1

$190 Non-Member | $171 Member

Beginner Creative Writing| Alessandro Reale
Saturdays 11:30am-1:00pm
April 16, 23, 30 May 7, 14, 21, 28, June 4, 11

This beginner creative writing class is for students who want to learn the basic fundamentals of creating a story and putting it to paper. Classes will cover important concepts like character development, scene setting, realistic dialogue, and finding “your voice.” Students will be expected to write a short story and submit it as a final assignment, which will be reviewed and graded by the instructor.

$190 Non-Member | $171 Member

Creative Clay Techniques| Linda JohnsonCLASS FULL
Saturdays 11:30am – 1:00pm
April 16, 23, 30 May 7, 14, 21, 28, June 4, 11

This open ended class will help each student develop skills to create their own unique pieces. Skills covered will include hand building with coils, slabs and pinching, carving, basics of wheel throwing and glazing techniques.

$205 Non-Member | $184.50 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.