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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.

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NOTICE: PROOF OF VACCINATION WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SPRING CLASSES

Spring 2023 | 9 Weeks
April 3rd – June 3rd

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

The perfect class for your budding artist! Offering the chance to explore an array of different materials such as tempera paint, pastels, collage, 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

The perfect class for your budding artist! Offering the chance to explore an array of different materials such as tempera paint, pastels, collage, 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

The perfect class for your budding artist! Offering the chance to explore an array of different materials such as tempera paint, pastels, collage, 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

Ages 7-9

Clayworks

This is a great class for students who love to get their hands dirty and work in three dimensions. Learn hand-building techniques to create pinch pots, animals, and other unique sculptures. Express your inner painter as we add color with glazes and transform our clay into finished pieces. Tools and clay are included in the cost of the class.

$205 Non-Member | $184.50 Member

Clayworks

This is a great class for students who love to get their hands dirty and work in three dimensions. Learn hand-building techniques to create pinch pots, animals, and other unique sculptures. Express your inner painter as we add color with glazes and transform our clay into finished pieces. Tools and clay are included in the cost of the class.

$205 Non-Member | $184.50 Member

Draw and Paint

Learn how to use color, shape, and design in exciting and new ways with a variety of art materials from paint to mixed media. Learn the basics of drawing, the application process for paintings, and explore design, form, and texture. Tap into your inner artist by creating artworks that display your skill and imagination.

$190 Non-Member | $171 Member

Cartooning and Comic Books 

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



$190 Non-Member | $171 Member

Cartooning and Comic Books, Saturdays |

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

$190 Non-Member | $171 Member

Draw and Paint

Learn how to use color, shape, and design in exciting and new ways with a variety of art materials from paint to mixed media. Learn the basics of drawing, the application process for paintings, and explore design, form, and texture. 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

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. Get your hands messy, have fun, and let your imagination run free. 

$190 Non-Member | $171 Member

Cartooning and Comic Books

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

$190 Non-Member | $171 Member

Wheel Thrown Ceramics

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. Learn glazing techniques and enjoy the beauty of your finished product. This class offers detailed instruction with plenty of independent wheel time. This class is perfect for students with some experience as well as those who are new to the wheel. Tools and clay are included in the cost of the class.

$205 Non-Member | $184.50 Member

Handbuilding

Join us for a rich and inspiring course all about how to use your hands to create objects in clay! Learn basic handbuilding skills and transform your ideas into works of art, cups, bowels, plates, and more. Learn glazing techniques and enjoy the beauty of your finished product. Think in three dimensions as you let your imagination run wild. Tools and clay are included in the cost of the class.

$205 Non-Member | $184.50 Member

Cartooning and Comic Books

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

$190 Non-Member | $171 Member

Ages 12-15

Creating in Clay

Learn to turn mounds of clay into beautiful or functional and non functional works of art such as bowls, cups, vases, and more. Learn glazing techniques and enjoy the beauty of your finished product. Let the medium inspire your creative brain as you watch your ideas become tangible objects! Learn basic techniques and consider the limitless possibilities. Tools and clay are included in the cost of the class. $205 Non-Member | $184.50 Member

Jewelry Exploration |Mat Citrenbaum

Explore jewelry-making skills and learn how to design and create your own jewelry from sheet and wire metals, using traditional tools and techniques. Students will have the opportunity to realize the creation of their own Jewelry pieces and learn how to work with small metals.

$205 Non-Member | $184.50 Member

Teen Character Design

Students will learn the fundamentals of anatomy while creating their own original characters inspired by their favorite comics, manga, and video games. This course is great for any young cartoonist who wants to develop their drawing skills while using their imagination and having fun.

$190 Non-Member | $171 Member

Teen Fashion Design

Students who love to draw, are inspired by fashion, enjoy comics, or design their own costumes will love this course. Creating original designs with vivid imagination, students will tap into a new form of self-expression. Using design, students will express ideas related to identity, tell stories, and communicate. Explore these concepts through creating fashion illustrations from various sources of inspiration and work to bring your concepts to live as wearable work of art. 

$190 Non-Member | $171 Member

Creative Clay Techniques

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. Tools and clay are included in the cost of the class.

$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.