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For all those who seek the opportunity to learn and are open to the creative spirit within, the Arts Center Educational Workshop is the place to be. Every week there are classes and workshops hosted by ACYC in a multitude of genre and media. ACYC has classes for all ages from pre-schoolers to octogenarians. Join us and have fun while learning and creating.

Our educational workshops provide opportunities to explore media from oil, acrylic and watercolor painting to drawing, collage, clay, printmaking, book making, basketry and creative stamping techniques. The literary arts are also explored with classes in memoir-writing and readings at the Arts Center. 

ACYC instructors are highly qualified and skilled in their disciplines.  They enjoy bringing out the creative side of all their workshop participants, from beginners to advanced.

Workshop Information & Registration

To register for any ACYC workshops, please print the registration form below and send to ACYC.

Workshop Registration Form (PDF)

Registration policies  (PDF)

Pan Pastels
Instructor: Karlene VanDeusen
    Dates: August 22, 2017
    Days/Hours: Tuesday, August 22 - 10 - 4 PM - Sunnypoint
    Location: Sunny Point
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Learn to use pan pastels - soft pastel packed in a cake-like pan so they can be applied with intuitive paintbrush-type applicator.  PanPastels produce very little dust for a cleaner working environment, have excellent lightfastness and are erasable.  $48 members, $60 not-yet members.  Materials fee of $25 to the instructor.  Call the Art Center to register at 315-536-8226.

Fabulous Florals
Instructor: Patricia Tribastone
    Dates: August 23, 2017 - August 24, 2017
    Days/Hours: Wednesday and Thursday, August 23-24 - 9 AM to 3 PM
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Floral paintings have long been a favorite for artists!  Learn to paint the delicate blossoms in oil with Pat.  We will cover topics such as composition, color choices, light and shadow, strokework and more!  We will paint with live flowers and capture their beauty and freshness.  $110 members, $135 not-yet-members.  Call the Art Center to register at 315-536-8226.

Paper Quilt with Karlene Van Deusen (Children's Class Only)
    Dates: August 31, 2017
    Days/Hours: Thursday, August 31, 2017, 10 AM to Noon
    Location: Flick Gallery
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Children

New Techniques in Painting with GC Myers
    Dates: September 28, 2017 - September 29, 2017
    Days/Hours: Thursday. September 28 & Friday, September 29 9 am 4 pm
    Location: Sunny Point
    $250.00 Members $300.00 Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Known as “the red tree man”, GC Myers has created a painting style and technique that is unique to his work.  Learn the elements of that style and the unusual techniques he’s pioneered in this intimate classroom setting.  Limited enrollment.   $250 members,  $300 not-yet-members

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