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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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"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!

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/credits 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. 

**Payment required upon registration. Registrations not finalized within 15 minutes are automatically removed as classes have limited space.


Adult & Teen Pottery Classes

    • June 24, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • August 05, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 6 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    Registration deadline: June 17

    Ages 13-Adult

    This 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 6/24-8/5

    (No class  7/29)

    6 sessions

    Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm


    Additional notes:

    • Limited to 6 persons plus the instructor
    • Masks will be worn at all times
    • Participants will sit every other wheel unless they are family members
    • Personal tools preferred
    • Class tools, wheels and work spaces will be cleaned after each class
    • Social distancing will be followed

     




     


    • June 30, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • August 11, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 6 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    Registration deadline: June 23

    Ages 16-Adult

    This class is for the potter who wants to improve their skills on the wheel. We will be working on larger forms, matching sets/pieces, 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 6/30 - 8/11

    (No class 8/4)

    6 sessions

    Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

     




    • August 03, 2021
    • 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM (EDT)
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    OPEN STUDIO POTTERY

    limited space*

    No refunds or credits

    **registration automaticallyif payment not received within 15 minutes due to limited space

    Please be kind and sign up for only one session (Tuesday OR Thursday) per week - thank you!

    (Monitored, pay-as-you-go session)

    YOU MUST HAVE COMPLETED A 5 or 6 WEEK ADULT POTTERY CLASS AT THE NHAC IN ORDER TO ATTEND OPEN STUDIO POTTERY.

    (Adults only, ages 18 and up)

    Experienced potters may work at their own pace and are encouraged to work on the wheel or do hand building. Clay and glazes sold through the studio. **Please note: you must completed a 5 or 6 week pottery class to join this Open Studio Session as there is  NO INSTRUCTION GIVEN First floor studio.

    Tuesday Evenings 7:00pm - 10:00pm 

    (Please register by 3pm Monday. No refund or credit for missed session.)

    Studio Fee: NHAC Members $10.00         Nonmembers:  $20.00

    • Limited to 6 persons plus the moderator
    • Masks will be worn at all times
    • Participants will sit every other wheel unless they are family members
    • Personal tools preferred
    • Class tools, wheels and work spaces will be cleaned after each class
    • Social distancing will be followed

    Open Studio Pottery Fees 

     Open Studio Pottery Guidelines 

    Glazing Procedures

     

    Free parking-handicapped accessible-accessibility options


    • August 05, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 5
    Register


    OPEN STUDIO POTTERY

    limited space*

    No refunds or credits

    *registration automatically cancelled if payment not received within 15 minutes due to limited space

    Please be kind and sign up for only one session (Tuesday OR Thursday) per week - thank you!

    (Monitored, pay-as-you-go session)

    YOU MUST HAVE COMPLETED A 5 or 6 WEEK ADULT POTTERY CLASS AT THE NHAC IN ORDER TO ATTEND OPEN STUDIO POTTERY.

    ( Ages 18 and up)

    Experienced potters may work at their own pace and are encouraged to work on the wheel or do hand building. Clay and glazes sold through the studio. **Please note: you must have completed a 5 or 6 week pottery class to join this Open Studio Session as there is  NO INSTRUCTION GIVEN First floor studio.

    Thursday Mornings 9:00am - 12:00pm 

    (Please register by 3pm Wednesday. No refund or credit for missed session.)

    Studio Fee: NHAC Members $10.00         Nonmembers:  $20.00

    • Limited to 6 persons plus the moderator
    • Masks will be worn at all times
    • Participants will sit every other wheel unless they are family members
    • Personal tools preferred
    • Class tools, wheels and work spaces will be cleaned after each class
    • Social distancing will be followed

    Open Studio Pottery Fees 

     Open Studio Pottery Guidelines 

    Glazing Procedures

     

    Free parking-handicapped accessible-accessibility options


    registration automaticallyif payment not received within 15 minutes due to limited space
    • August 07, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • August 28, 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 3 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    Registration deadline July 31

    Ages 13 - Adult

    Fire! Smoke! Drama! Instant Gratification! That's what Raku Pottery is all about. This three week course will focus on wheel and hand building raku pieces that will be fired during the last class out back in our raku kiln. Ask about accessibility options! Class fee includes clay, glaze, firing, and use of tools.


    Instructor: Diane Pontoriero


    Dates: Saturdays, 8/7-8/28

    (no class 8/21)

    3 sessions 

    Time:  1:00pm-3:00pm



    Additional notes:

    • Limited to 6 persons plus the instructor
    • Masks will be worn at all times
    • Participants will sit every other wheel unless they are family members
    • Personal tools preferred
    • Class tools, wheels and work spaces will be cleaned after each class
    • Social distancing will be followed




Closed Classes

June 19, 2021 A-61 Saturday Morning Clay (SU21)
June 14, 2021 A-54 Monday Night Pottery (SU21)

Class Offerings! 

North Hills Art Center

3432 Babcock Blvd | Pittsburgh, PA 15237

412-364-3622 | info@northhillsartcenter.org


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