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3432 Babcock Blvd | Pittsburgh, PA 15237

412-364-3622

Office Hours: Monday - Friday

10:00am - 3:00pm

info@northhillsartcenter.org

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Celebrating 60 Years of Art!

"Experience the Arts with Us!"

We appreciate your patience as we transitioned to the new website.  You are now able to register for classes without leaving the site!  If you need help after office hours, please see these tips.  Thank you!

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We offer classes for adults, teens and children.  Our class sessions run Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall.
Please check back as we update our class offerings seasonally and occasionally add additional classes!

Children’s classes are designed to be age appropriate to give your child the best experience possible.

PLEASE TAKE NOTE OF CLASS REGISTRATION DEADLINES.  If you wish to register for a class after the deadline, please contact the NHAC Office (412) 364-3622 or visit the center at 3432 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15237. 

Please note: No refunds will be issued after first class/day of camp. Compensation for missed classes is not available. Refunds for classes & workshops given if cancelled one week prior.  Memberships are non-refundable. 

**Registrations not finalized within 24 hours are automatically removed as classes have limited space.

60th Anniversary Classes-$60 for Members!

    • September 13, 2019
    • September 27, 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 12
    Register

    Registration deadline: 9/6

    Ages 14-Adult

    Learn the art of Ikebana in the Sogetsu style with Reiko Nakajima, co-founder of the Sogetsu Pittsburgh Study Group established in 1990.  Ikebana is a Japanese floral art form using fresh materials.  We'll let the nature come through our senses, vision and ideas.   Join this 2 session workshop to create not only a beautiful 'floral art design', but also the pottery container with artist/potter Diane Pontoriero! All materials included.

    Instructors: Reiko Nakajima (Ikebana) & Diane Pontoriero (pottery)

    Dates: Friday 9/13 & 9/27

    2 sessions

    Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

     


    • September 26, 2019
    • October 24, 2019
    • 5 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 13
    Register

    Registration deadline: September 19

    Ages 7-11   

    Creativity comes alive in this 5 week class. We will explore a variety of drawing and painting projects and learn how to use watercolors, acrylic paint, pastels and more!  All materials included.

    Instructor: Diane Pontoriero


    Dates: Thursdays 9/26 - 10/24 

    5 sessions

    Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm


      Add a 1-year Student Membership-just $20!  (and choose member pricing now!)


     

       

    • October 08, 2019
    • October 29, 2019
    • 4 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 10
    Register

    Registration deadline: 10/1

    Ages 16-Adult

    This class explores a new way of creating landscapes by using various weaving techniques. Students begin by drilling and warping a picture frame, then learn ways of weaving and working with fiber to create unique pictures. Please bring: 8x10 or 10x12 wooden picture frame-1”-2” wide (see sample; remove glass), drill, 1/8” drill bit, assorted yarns.

    Instructor: Ruthann Farinacci

    Tuesdays 10/8 - 10/29, 4 sessions

    Time: 3:30pm - 5:30pm

     
     
     

    • October 08, 2019
    • October 29, 2019
    • 4 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 12
    Register

    Registration deadline: 10/1

    Ages 16-Adult

    This class explores a new way of creating landscapes by using various weaving techniques. Students begin by drilling and warping a picture frame, then learn ways of weaving and working with fiber to create unique pictures. Please bring: 8x10 or 10x12 wooden picture frame-1”-2” wide (see sample; remove glass), drill, 1/8” drill bit, assorted yarns.

    Instructor: Ruthann Farinacci

    Tuesdays 10/8 - 10/29, 4 sessions 

    Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm


     
     
    • October 12, 2019
    • November 02, 2019
    • 4 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 12
    Register

    Registration deadline: October 5

    Ages 14-Adult


    Learn character acting, hookup shots, & why certain camera angles work so well. We’ll be covering the artistic composition of a shot, as well as meanings to certain colors & use of light & background to tell a story.   Please bring a sketchpad for taking notes & creating storyboards! 


    Miranda Pavelle

     

    Saturdays10/12 - 11/2

    4 sessions

    Time: 4:00 - 6:00pm

     


    • October 19, 2019
    • October 20, 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 10
    Register

    Registration deadline: October 12 

    Ages 6-11

    Make your own 3D board game with your own characters to take home. Use clay, paint, recycled materials and more to make your game come alive. Invent a new outdoor game to play with friends! Create a new card game! You make the rules.  All materials included.

    Instructor: Elise Neill

    Dates: Saturday & Sunday 10/19 & 10/20

    2 sessions

    Time: 2:00pm - 4:30pm


     Add a 1-year Student Membership-just $20!  (and choose member pricing now!)

    • October 27, 2019
    • November 17, 2019
    • 4 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 12
    Register

    Registration deadline: 10/20

    Ages 15-Adult

    Learn hypothetical anatomy, textures, and lighting for one of humanity’s favorite imaginary creatures. Each week will be spent concentrating on a specific set of details, starting with the basic anatomical building blocks, & advancing to claws, scales, personality, and lighting. Please bring a sketchbook for taking notes.

    Instructor: Miranda Pavelle

    Sundays 10/27 - 11/17

    4 sessions

    Time: 2:00 - 4:00pm



2019 Summer Offerings! 

North Hills Art Center

3432 Babcock Blvd | Pittsburgh, PA 15237

412-364-3622 | info@northhillsartcenter.org


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