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Consider taking a class at the Center for Arts & Crafts (located in 3 Ritenour Building). A wide variety of art classes are offered, everything from wheel thrown pottery, painting, drawing, stained glass, and dance to a mix of fun workshops such as crocheted scarves, jewelry making, ceramic plate glazing, wood burning,  and more! Classes are offered during spring, summer, and fall semesters. 

Spring Art Classes- session 2 begins March 16.

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Participants are required to be a Penn State affiliate to register for adult art classes and workshops. This includes students, staff and faculty with a valid PSU ID.

Variety of Classes

The Center for Arts & Crafts offers a variety of non-credit adult art classes throughout the year and children's art camps during the summer.

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.

Qualified Instructors

All of our classes are taught by Penn State art majors, art education majors, graduate students, and professional artists.

If interested in an instructor position, please email to learn more about the application process.


The Center for Arts & Crafts headquarters is located in 003 Ritenour Building (Basement Level). 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).

Spring 2020 Art Class Schedule
Browse our spring semester art class schedule for Penn State students, staff, and faculty

Spring 2020 Art Classes