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.

Registration for the 2022 Fall Session is now closed.

Fall 2022 | 10 Weeks
September 18th – December 3rd

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 | Maya Williams   REGISTRATION CLOSED

Wednesdays 4:30pm – 6:00pm
September 21, 28, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 2, 9, 16, 30

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 – REGISTRATION CLOSED
September 24,
October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, November 5, 12, 19 December 3

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| Maya Williams   REGISTRATION CLOSED
Mondays 4:30pm – 6:00pm
September 19, 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, November 7, 14, 28

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   REGISTRATION CLOSED
Thursdays 4:30pm – 6:00pm
September 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17 December 1

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 | Linda Johnson  REGISTRATION CLOSED
Saturdays 9:30am – 11:00am
September 24, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, November 5, 12, 19 December 3

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 | Maya Williams  REGISTRATION CLOSED

Saturdays 11:30am – 1:00pm
September 24, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, November 5, 12, 19 December 3

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| Linda Johnson  REGISTRATION CLOSED
Mondays 4:30pm – 6:00pm
September 19, 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, November 7, 14, 28

$215 Non-Member | $193.50 Member

Cartooning and Comic Books | Kris Moton –   REGISTRATION CLOSED
Wednesdays 4:30pm – 6:00pm
September 21, 28, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 2, 9, 16, 30

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 | Kris Moton –  REGISTRATION CLOSED  
Saturdays 11:30am – 1:00pm
September 24,
October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, November 5, 12, 19 December 3

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  REGISTRATION CLOSED
Tuesdays 4:30pm – 6:00pm
September 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1, 8, 15, 29 

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 –  REGISTRATION CLOSED
Thursdays 4:30pm – 6:00pm
September 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17 December 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

Wheel Thrown Ceramics | Linda Johnson   REGISTRATION CLOSED
Tuesdays 4:30pm – 6:00pm
September 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1, 8, 15, 29 

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 | Norn Noszka –   REGISTRATION CLOSED
Saturdays 9:30am – 11:00am
September 24, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, November 5, 12, 19 December 3

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   REGISTRATION CLOSED
Wednesdays 4:30pm – 6:00pm
September 21, 28, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 2, 9, 16, 30

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

$215 Non-Member | $193.50 Member

Jewelry Exploration |Mat Citrenbaum
Wednesdays 4:30pm – 6:00pm
September 21, 28, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 2, 9, 16, 30

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 | Don Stephens –  REGISTRATION CLOSED
Thursdays 4:30pm – 6:00pm
 September 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17 December 1

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 Fashion Illustration | Theresa Hencek – CLASS CANCELLED!
Wednesdays 4:30pm-6:00pm
September 21, 28, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 2, 9, 16, 30

$190 Non-Member | $171 Member

Beginner Creative Writing | AJ Wright   REGISTRATION CLOSED
Wednesdays 4:30pm-6:00pm
September 21, 28, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 2, 9, 16, 30

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 Johnson –   REGISTRATION CLOSED
Saturdays 11:30am – 1:00pm
September 24, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, November 5, 12, 19 December 3

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.

$215 Non-Member | $193.50 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.