"Great things are done by a series of small things brought together."  -Vincent Van Gogh

​To register by phone, please call the Community Arts Center at (814) 255-6515.

For online class payments, a small surcharge has been applied.


M = Member Price

NM = Non-Member Price

Check out our new class-rating system. The number of stars on each description will give you an idea of the class’s proficiency level.

Crafters for Fun: ★

Beginner: ★★

Intermediate: ★★★

Advanced: ★★★★

Professional for Professionals: ★★★★★

Clay & Wheel Thrown Pottery 1


6 Tuesdays: April 7 - May 12 6:00 - 8:00 PM

M: $68 +fee NM: $73 +fee

Instructor: Marian Lech

Class Limit: 7 

Level: ★★

Materials fee: $25, payable to CAC

Learn the basics of wheel work and handbuilding. The goal is to learn wheel basics of wedging, centering, and pulling which are foundational in becoming a potter. Introductory handbuilding is included in the curriculum. This class is for the curious & adventurous & can be repeated until skills are mastered. Wear old clothes, bring a towel, leave valuables at home, no long fingernails. 

Porch Sitter Decor


4 Tuesdays: April 7 - 28 6:00 - 8:00 PM

M: $40 NM: $45

Instructor: Sande Staib

Class Limit: 6

Level: ★★

Guests to your home will be welcomed with a porch sitter you painted! You’ll decorate this 4 foot x10 inch board with “Welcome”, sunflowers and distressed paint.

Knit Don't Quit


6 Wednesdays: March 18 - April 22 6:00 - 8:00 PM

M: $39 NM: $44

Instructor: Dot Griffin

Class Limit: 6 

Level: ★★ & up

This class is for advanced beginners and beyond. Some knitting experience is required. Dot challenges her students to increase their stitching skills and students learn new stitches and patterns.

Macrame & Weaving


5 Wednesdays: April 8 - May 6 6:00 - 8:00 PM

M: $45 NM: $50

Instructor: Janice Sandak

Class Limit: 6 

Level: ★

Macrame has come back from the 70’s in a BIG WAY! Jan will lead you into this interesting art form using a variety of knots. In 5 weeks you will create 2 projects: a sampler to learn a variety of knots and a wall-hanging to incorporate weaving into your macrame.

Beveled Glass Pyramid


2 Wednesdays: April 29 & May 6 6:00 - 8:00 PM

M: $40 NM: $45

Instructor: Terry Walters

Class Limit: 6 

Level: ★★★

This unique stained glass piece is for intermediate students with solid soldering skills. Create a 3D beveled glass enclosure to fill with small items of your choice. (Instructor will have ocean themed items available). Stop by CAC to see this unique piece.

Solder provided by Amerway Inc.

Salads of Summer


6 Wednesdays: April 8 - May 13 6:00 - 8:00 PM

M: $55 NM: $60

Instructor: Matthew Price

Class Limit: 10

Level: ★

Summer is the season of healthy eating and you can add new and interesting salads with Matthew’s help. This is a hands-on class and includes learning flavor profiles of fruits, vegetables and spices as well as tasting creations. 

Painting Busts


2 Wednesdays: April 22 & 29 6:00 - 8:00 PM

M: $30 NM: $35

Instructor: Sean McAfee

Class Limit: None

Level: ★

Whether you want to try a new form of art, or jump into a new hobby, bust painting can be an exciting and interesting experience. Busts offer so many opportunities to express emotion, through painting. We will go over storytelling through the painting of the bust, including lighting, color choices, and the little details that make the piece.

Pastel Painting


2 Saturdays: April 18 & 25 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM

M: $41 NM: $46

Instructor: Donna Housel

Class Limit: None

Level: ★★★

**Bring a lunch or snack with you!**

This intermediate class requires some experience with drawing and pastels. Donna has chosen a cityscape pastel painting for this session. Continue your journey using artist grade pastels to gain skills and confidence. Topics covered in class will be shading, proportion and style, pastel types, papers and surfaces. The instructor will provide hands on instruction and individualized feedback. Bring a lunch or snack and be ready to learn!