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A Variety of Classes and Workshops

The Center for Arts and Crafts offers a variety of non-credit adult art classes throughout the year.

Classes and workshops include wheel-thrown pottery, painting, drawing, stained glass, and more. We will have a copy of our catalog for you to view for in-person registrations.

Registration priority is given to students with valid Penn State ID. There may be limited spots for staff/faculty.

The Ceramics Studio offers classes in wheel-thrown pottery and hand-building techniques. Studio memberships are available during fall and spring semesters.

All of our classes are taught by Penn State students majoring in art or art education, graduate students, and professional artists.​ Meet our instructors.

Spring 2024 Art Class Catalog
Check out the Spring 2024 class catalog. Register in 3 Ritenour Building.
Find the program catalog and perfect class here
Student working with clay

About the Center for Arts and Crafts

The Center for Arts and Crafts was founded in the early 1970s. We are a non-profit organization whose mission is to offer quality programs and services that relate to the ever-changing cultural, social, educational, and recreational needs of those we serve.

Affordable Facility Memberships

Our Ceramics Studio offers classes in wheel-thrown pottery and hand-building techniques, as well as memberships (fall and spring semesters) for those with previous pottery experience.


The Center for Arts & Crafts headquarters is located in 003 Ritenour Building (Basement Level). The entrance to Ritenour faces Pollock Road. The Ceramics Studio is located in LL 008 HUB-Robeson Center, lower level.


On Campus: HUB Parking Deck located next to Grange Building. $1.00/hr.

Downtown State College: College Avenue metered street parking and Pugh Street Parking Garage (5-10 minute walk to HUB-Robeson Center).

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103 HUB-Robeson Center
University Park, PA 16802


Our events and programs are open to all students regardless of sex, gender, sexual orientation, race, or any other protected class. Student Affairs is committed to building a community of belonging for all.