TAKE A CLASS WITH US

We host classes for pottery, painting, drawing, and more! Our schedule is always changing, so be sure to check back often.

Classes are where your membership really kicks in. If you plan to take a lot of classes (or even just a few), the discounts members get on classes more than pays for your membership. Just our little way of saying thank you and encouraging you to explore your love for art!

How to Sign Up

There are a few ways you can sign up for classes:

  • Call us at 850-640-3670 to sign up and pay over the phone.

  • Come in to the Center for the Arts to sign up and pay for your class in person

 

We take all credit cards, cash, or check. Checks must be made payable to Bay Arts Alliance.

Email us at info@pccenterforthearts.com with any questions!

 

Refund Policy: 

Please double check your schedule when you sign up for a class because all classes, workshops, and series offered by the Center for the Arts are non-refundable. 

 

Refunds are typically only made if there are unforeseeable circumstances with the instructor or facility. But we also refund classes due to unforeseen health circumstances. We never want you to feel that you have to attend class when you're feeling sick.

 

The Center for the Arts will contact you if there is a refund to be issued along with any further instructions necessary. If you have any questions regarding this policy, please feel free to email us at info@pccenterforthearts.com.

Stained Glass Workshop

SOLD OUT! If you'd like to join a waiting list for the butterfly workshop, please email us at info@pccenterforthearts.com.

 

In this class, Cecilia Crowson of Eclectic Stained Glass, will teach students to create their own butterfly stained glass piece using the copper foil technique. 

 

​Participants will learn to:

-cut glass using a pattern

-grind glass

-copper foil the glass pieces

-solder the pieces together

 

Saturday, July 11 • 10am-1pm • 2 person limit Ages: 18 & up

Cost: $100 members ($110 non-members)

All supplies included. 

 

Closed-toed shoes are required.

Paint & Sip

Join us for a fun night of canvas painting with instructor, Kevin Collier, while he gives you step-by-step instructions on how to create your own 10x20 masterpiece.

 

This is a BYOB, bring your own beverage, class where you can enjoy your favorite drink with friends!

 

Thursday, July 16 • 5:30-8pm

Ages: All ages

Cost: $35 members ($40 non-members)

All supplies included. 

SIGN UP by Friday, July 10.

Matting & Framing Workshop

Join instructor, Stephanie Crow, as she teaches you the basics of properly matting, framing, and wiring your artwork. Each student will practice with a 5x7 frame. Once you have completed the course, you are welcome to come to our open matting studio to mat and frame your artwork. 

 

Thursday, July 23 • 5:30-6:30pm

Ages: 13 & up

Cost: $35 for all

All supplies included.

SIGN UP by Tuesday, July 21.

Intro to Wheel Throwing

Come join our pottery instructor, Javi Rizvi, for a three-day crash course in how to wedge clay, the basics of throwing, tips and techniques for glazing, and how to use different tools in the studio. This class will include a 15lb bag of clay to experiment with.

 

Tuesday-Thursday, July 21-23 • 5-8pm

Ages: 16 & up

Cost: $140 members ($160 non-members)

All supplies included. 

SIGN UP by Saturday, July 18.

Pottery Workshop

Intro to Mosaics

Join instructor Stephanie Crow as she teaches you how to create your own 12x12 mosaic square.

 

This class will include all supplies as well dishware that will be used to create the mosaics, but you are welcome to bring your own dishware if you have a specific design you'd like to try.

 

Wed, July 22 (5-8pm) & Fri, July 24 (5–7pm) 

Ages: 16 & up

Cost: $90 members ($100 non-members)

All supplies included. 

SIGN UP by Saturday, July 18.

Image by Ashkan Forouzani

Kids Wheel Throwing

Join our instructor Javi as she teaches kids the basics to wheel throwing. This will include centering, opening, and forming pieces on the wheel. Students can choose 3-4 items to keep that will be ready for pick up in two weeks. All supplies are included. 

 

Saturday, August 8 • 10:30-12pm

Ages: 12 & up

Cost: $65 members ($75 non-members)

All supplies included.

SIGN UP by Saturday, August 1.

Image by Juliet Furst

Stained Glass Workshop

SOLD OUT! If you'd like to be on the waiting list for the bee workshop, please email us at info@pccenterforthearts.com.

 

In this class, Cecilia Crowson of Eclectic Stained Glass, will teach students to create their own bee stained glass piece using the copper foil technique. 

 

​Participants will learn to:

-cut glass using a pattern

-grind glass

-copper foil the glass pieces

-solder the pieces together

 

Saturday, July 25 • 10am-1pm • 2 person limit Ages: 18 & up

Cost: $100 members ($110 non-members)

All supplies included. 

 

Closed-toed shoes are required.

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Handbuild Pottery Lesson

We are currently searching for a new pottery teacher to help lead lessons. Until we find someone, handbuild pottery lessons are on hold. If you know someone who many be interested in teaching, please have them email tori@bayarts.org.

Sign up in advance to come to our pottery studio on Saturdays to learn hand building skills to make whatever you want: a bowl, cup, plate, or sculpture. You pick the project and our pottery teacher, Sara, will teach you how to make it!

Saturdays (by appointment) • 10am

Ages: All ages. Students 12 and under must be accompanied by a paying adult.

Cost: Variable. $25 for the first day's instruction, plus a 25¢ fee per square inch of your creation. There is a one-time $17 fee for a bag of clay that can be re-used on each trip until you run out.

After your first lesson, the daily open studio fee is $10.

 

Pay in advance here. But be sure to call and book the Saturday you want: 850-640-3670.

Summer Art Camp

Children (ages 7–12) can join us for three more weeks of art fun. Each day will be filled with two art projects and a movement and snack break in between!

 

We have two time options: 8:45am–12pm or 12:45pm–4pm.

Each time slot will have two classes of children with 6–8 children. The classes will be taught by different teachers, then the children will come together for a snack/movement break, and switch teachers for the second art class.

 

Each week will feature different lessons and activities, so even if you sign up for every week, your child will always be doing different things.

Learn more about Summer Art Camp.

CONTACT

19E 4th St

 Panama City, FL 32401

850-640-3670

info@pccenterforthearts.com

Bay Arts Alliance is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charitable organization  |  EIN 59-1850105