Adult Art

Accessible visual arts classes and workshops for all levels and all abilities.  With a small student to teacher ratio, our Teaching Artists are able to provide a personalized experience for every student.

Don't see the class or workshop you were hoping to find? Email us and we will work with you to create a program of your choice!

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Screening Art21: San Francisco Bay Area

February 7, 2019, 6:00pm, Black Box Theatre

FREE screening featuring Creative Growth Art Center, Katy Grannan, Lynn Hershman Leeson, Stephanie Syjuco.  Additional discussion and networking to follow.

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 "Art21 is a celebrated global leader in presenting thought-provoking and sophisticated content about contemporary art, and the go-to place to learn first-hand from the artists of our time. A nonprofit organization, Art21’s mission is to inspire a more creative world through the works ...and words of contemporary artists."  Learn more about Art21 by visiting

Arts, Not Crafts (Ages 16 & Older)

Teaching Artist: Angie Yang

Register: Spring Session

The class we all wish we had during school: no rules.  Come and learn the basic guidelines of the two-dimensional medium of your choice and take it to the level you want.  Artists will act as guides and are available as a learning resource; explore mediums and processes.

Prorate is available for a late start with this class. You may also do a one-day drop-in for $15, no pre-registration for this option.

Ceramics (Ages 16 & Older)

Teaching Artist: Brook Griffin

Register: Ceramics I 

Register: Ceramics II

Moldable clay provides an opportunity for problem-solving and creative thinking within a tranquil and reassuring environment. You will have the opportunity to learn how to properly adhere separate clay pieces through score and slip, how to use various clay tools, and how to apply glaze to a finished design culminating in beautiful works of art ready to display!

Daringly Different Date Night: Ceramics Ghost Style

Teaching Artist: TBA

Register: February Workshop

Experience a "Daringly Different Date Night" by spending your Friday evening with us. Choose your artistic adventure for your special date night. All couples welcome. There will be a fun and interactive improv show of The Dating Game as well as romantic “Ghost” inspired ceramics class. Price is set per couple.

Open Art Studio (Ages 16 & Older)

Teaching Artist: Allison Olsen

Tuesday Nights, 5:30pm-8:30pm

Whether your passion is the pottery wheel, oil paints, or charcoal, this weekly meet-up offers a relaxing, safe, encouraging environment for you to create in the medium of your choice at your leisure. Studio time for you, by you.

This program begins 1/9. This is a drop-in program for $10 per person.

Pop Up! Fabric Marbling w/ Whitney (Ages 13 & Older)

Teaching Artist: Whitney Manney

Register Here Sunday, February 24, 10:00am-2:00pm

Design your own marbled scarf in this workshop. We will work through the design process and science, experimenting with color and pattern to create your own marbled pattern. Each student will create marbled fabric swatches and a stylish scarf. A lunch break will take place mid-day; please bring a sack lunch.

Cost is $40 per participant. Ages 13 & Older.

Whitney Manney is the founder of the WHITNEYMANNEY independent fashion label. Learn more about Whitney by visiting


Visit our Buy One, Vet One page for additional adult classes.

Visit our Creative Commons Exhibition page for Artist Talks and Receptions.