Featured Artist: Karen Nootbaar 

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Unleash your child's creativity with North Hills Art Center classes and workshops.


  • Classes are designed to be age-appropriate. Please make sure you are enrolling your child in a class that matches his or her current age.
  • For the safety of your child, we require prompt pick-up after class.
  • Remember to have your child wear old clothes.
  • Please let us know in advance if your child has any special needs.
  • All North Hills Art Center instructors have the required PA Clearances.
  • Consider a $25 student membership, which costs less than the $30 nonmember fee!

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Children's Classes & Workshops

    • April 08, 2024
    • May 06, 2024
    • 5 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 5
    Registration is closed

    Registration deadline: April 4

    Ages 7-11

    Introductory instruction of drawing, sketching and shading to develop skills that include learning basic skills of recognizing shapes of objects, understanding proportions, and learning the different styles of lighting in a drawing. All materials included.


    Instructor:  Jamie Monaghan 

    Dates:  Mondays 4/8 - 5/6

    5 sessions

    Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm

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    • April 18, 2024
    • May 16, 2024
    • 4 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 2
    Registration is closed

    Registration deadline: April 16

    Ages 8-11

    In this 4 week class, we will use handbuilding techniques to create our pottery pieces.  We will make a slab built mug, a brownie baking dish and a box.  We will also make a pinched pot bowl with a clay animal rim.  We will then glaze our pieces making them food safe, microwavable and oven safe.   
    All materials included.


    Instructor: Abby Gery


    Dates: Thursdays 4/18 - 5/16

    (no class 5/9)

    4 sessions

    Time: 4:45 pm - 6:15 pm


    • April 19, 2024
    • May 24, 2024
    • 5 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    Registration deadline: April 17

    Ages 10 - 13  

    Have you always wanted to try the potter’s wheel? Come learn to make your own pottery. We will work on all the skills necessary to create your own work from start to finish. Bring your patience and determination! No experience necessary! All materials included. 


    Instructor: Beth Baskinger

    Fridays 4/19 -5/24

    (no class  5/17)

    5 sessions

    Time: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm



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    • May 04, 2024
    • May 18, 2024
    • 3 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 0
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    Registration deadline:  April 27

    Ages 10-14


    The happy little trees are calling you!  Come create paintings using the "alla prima" wet on wet painting techniques used by Bob Ross.  All materials included.  




    Instructor: Diane Pontoriero

     

    Dates: Saturdays 5/4 - 5/18

    3 sessions 

    Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm

    • May 07, 2024
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 0
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    Registration deadline: April 30

    Ages 10+


    In this workshop we will create personal hand painted greeting cards using watercolors and oriental brushes. The cards will be painted with cherry blossoms symbolizing friendship.



    Instructor: Diane Pontoriero


    Date: Tuesday, May 7

    Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm






    • May 11, 2024
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 6
    Register

    Registration deadline:  May 4

    Ages 6+ with registered adult care-giver

    Looking for a fun adult and child activity?  Come learn and have fun at the same time while decorating a sweet treat to share with your kiddos.  Cookies will be provided and you and your child will learn to decorate together.  All materials included.

    You MUST register for 2 spots, one for child, one for care-giver.  Registering children without a care-giver will result in a voided transaction and refund.


    Instructor: Julia Hores


    Date: Saturday 5/11

    1 session

    Time: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm



    • May 13, 2024
    • June 03, 2024
    • 3 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 12
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    Registration deadline: May 12

    Ages 7-11


    Students will learn to blend paints using the primary, secondary and neutral colors only.  Students will then learn to create different tones with the paints given.  Color theory will be discussed during this course with a goal of students learning to recognize different colors used in various paintings.  Students will have up to 3 completed paintings by the end of the course. All materials included.  


    Instructor:  Jamie Monaghan 

    Dates:  Mondays 5/13 - 6/3

    3 sessions

    NO CLASS 5/27 (Memorial Day)

    Time: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

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    • May 14, 2024
    • June 04, 2024
    • 4 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 5
    Register

    Registration deadline: May 12

    Ages 7-11

    Introductory instruction of drawing, sketching and shading to develop skills that include learning basic skills of recognizing shapes of objects, understanding proportions, and learning the different styles of lighting in a drawing. All materials included.


    Instructor:  Jamie Monaghan 

    Dates:  Tuesdays 5/14 - 6/4

    4 sessions

    Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm

      Add a 1-year Student Membership-just $25!

    (and choose member pricing now!)




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3432 Babcock Blvd | Pittsburgh, PA 15237

(412) 364-3622 

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