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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 and children's art camps during the summer.

Classes and workshops include wheel-thrown pottery, painting, drawing, stained glass, dance, crochet, card making, step-by-step painting, weaving, and more. 

Session 1 classes begin the week of January 24; Session 2 classes begin the week of March 14.

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 2022 Art Class Catalog
Check out all of our fall art classes in the spring 2022 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.

Location

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.

Parking

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).