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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!"

Use the search box to quickly find the classes you need!

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!

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.  Memberships are non-refundable.

Adult & Teen Pottery Classes

    • May 18, 2019
    • June 01, 2019
    • 3 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 12
    Register

    Ages 13 and up

    Get ready for the Summer Solstice Raku event at this workshop. Hand build or wheel throw pieces for the Raku firing on June 21 at 6:00pm. No prior clay experience is necessary. Three to four pieces will be made in this workshop.  Class fee includes clay, glaze, firing, and use of tools.

    Instructor: Diane Pontoriero

    Three workshops to choose from!  Choose workshop date when registering.

    1 session each, plus the firing on June 21

     Workshop 1  Workshop 2  Workshop 3
     Saturday 5/18  Thursday  5/30  Saturday 6/1
     1:00pm-4:00pm  7:00pm-10:00pm  1:00pm-4:00pm
     sold out  Reg deadline: 5/23   Reg deadline: 5/25


    • June 25, 2019
    • August 06, 2019
    • 6 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 9
    Register

    Ages Adult

     

    Make hand built and wheel thrown pottery in this course for both beginners and students with some clay experience.  Over the course of  six weeks make mugs, bowls, vases or other forms of your choice and glaze them.  Enjoy a relaxing morning with clay!  Ask about accessibility options!  Class fee includes clay, glaze, and firing.

     

    Instructor: Cynthia Young

     

    Dates: Tuesdays 6/25 - 8/6, (No class 7/30)

    6 sessions 

    Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm


    Registration deadline: June 18

     





    • June 26, 2019
    • August 07, 2019
    • 6 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 9
    Register

    Ages 16-Adult

    This 18-hour class is for the potter who wants to improve their skills on the wheel. We will be working on larger forms, multiple forms, plates, lidded pieces and tea pots. Ask about accessibility options!  Class fee includes clay, glaze, firing, and use of tools.

    Instructor: Diane Pontoriero

    Dates: Wednesdays 6/26 - 8/7, (No class 7/31)

    6 sessions

    Time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm


    Registration deadline: June 19

     





    • July 11, 2019
    • August 22, 2019
    • 6 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 9
    Register

    Ages 13-Adult

    This six week, 12-hour pottery class explores all the aspects of working with clay. Students will learn to hand build and wheel throw while being able to experience a variety of clays and glazing techniques. Advanced students welcome and encouraged to further develop their skills.  Ask about accessibility options!  Class fee includes clay, glaze, firing, and use of tools.

    Instructor: Diane Pontoriero

    Dates: Thursdays 7/11 - 8/22, (No class 8/15)

    6 sessions

    Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm


    Registration deadline: July 4

     





    • July 19, 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 9
    Register

    Adults only, 21 years old and over 

     

    Come alone or with your special other to craft a pair of porcelain wine glasses using hand-building techniques and the clay extruder. Snacks provided! You may bring your favorite wine to share as we make our glasses.   Class fee includes clay, glaze, firing, and use of tools.


    Instructor: Diane Pontoriero


    Friday 7/19

    1 session

    Time: 7:00 - 9:00pm


    Registration deadline: July 12

     





2019 Summer Offerings! 

North Hills Art Center

3432 Babcock Blvd | Pittsburgh, PA 15237

412-364-3622 | info@northhillsartcenter.org


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