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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.

Children's Classes

    • June 16, 2019
    • July 27, 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 12
    Register

    Ages 5-9  (with or without non-paying adult caregiver)    Calling all pirates and treasure hunters!  Create Blackbeard's treasure and treasure chest!  Make your own pirate ship like the Black Pearl and see if it sails. Make an old weathered treasure map! Design your own miniature pirates like Anne Bonny and Captain Hook out of clay. And don't forget sharks, whales and crocodiles!  For more fun-bring your dad to the ’hunt’ on Father’s Day and create together!  Non-paying adult caregiver welcome at either ’hunt’!   All materials included.


    Instructor: Elise Neill


    1 session each-choose workshop date when registering

    Time: 2:00pm - 5:00pm


    Workshop 1                     

    Sunday, 6/16                        

    Registration deadline: June 9                      

     

    Workshop 2     

    Saturday, 7/27

    Registration deadline: July 20 


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    • June 17, 2019
    • July 22, 2019
    • 6 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 10
    Register

    Ages 4-6   Love to paint? We’ll paint beautiful images for you to take home and show everyone. We’ll learn how to paint like Monet and Picasso and learn who your Spirit Animal is, as well as create Mexican mirrors!  Choose your session! All materials included. 

     

    Instructor: Christa Varley

     

    Dates: Mondays: 6/17-7/22

    6 sessions 

    Time: 4:00pm - 5:30pm


    Registration Deadline: June 10

    • June 19, 2019
    • July 24, 2019
    • 6 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 10
    Register

    Ages 9-12   A sketchbook is a wonderful way to begin your artistic journey and expand your creative horizons while having a safe haven to express yourself. This class will teach a variety of visual techniques, including watercolor, collage, and mixing mediums, in order to create a personal narrative. Students will have the opportunity to share and collaborate with each other in class. Sign up for the Great Mixed Media Project and begin your creative process this summer!   All materials included.

     

    Instructor: Olga Brindar

     

    Dates: Wednesdays: 6/19-7/24

    6 sessions 

    Time: 1:30pm - 3:00pm


    Registration deadline: June 12

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

    • June 19, 2019
    • July 24, 2019
    • 6 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 10
    Register

    Ages 7-9    Love to paint? We’ll paint beautiful images for you to take home and show everyone. We’ll learn how to paint like Monet and Picasso and learn who your Spirit Animal is, as well as create Mexican mirrors!  Choose your session! All materials included. 

     

    Instructor: Christa Varley

     

    Dates: Wednesdays: 6/19-7/24

    6 sessions 

    Time: 4:00pm - 5:30pm


    Registration Deadline: June 12

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

    • June 20, 2019
    • August 01, 2019
    • 6 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 10
    Register

    Ages 10-12   Love to paint? We’ll paint beautiful images for you to take home and show everyone. We’ll learn how to paint like Monet and Picasso and learn who your Spirit Animal is, as well as create Mexican mirrors!  All materials included. 

     

    Instructor: Christa Varley

     

    Dates: Thursdays: 6/20-8/1 (skip 7/4)

    6 sessions 

    Time: 4:00pm - 5:30pm


    Registration Deadline: June 13

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    • June 22, 2019
    • June 29, 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 10
    Register

    Ages 4-6 (with non-paying adult caregiver) 


    Hear ye, hear ye! Calling all royals! It's time for you to show that you are a true Princess or Prince! We will create accessories to help you become royalty, including your crown and wand or staff. You are welcome to dress up as a Princess or Prince for this special workshop!   All materials included.

     

    Instructor: Christa Varley

     

    Date: Saturdays 6/22 & 6/29

    2 sessions

    Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

    Registration Deadline: June 15

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

    • July 09, 2019
    • August 13, 2019
    • 5 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 8
    Register

    Ages 9-12   Come get down and dirty making clay pieces. We will explore pinch pots, coils and slab construction as we make pieces for home and garden.  Class fee includes clay, glaze and firing.


    Instructor: Diane Pontoriero

     


    Dates: Tuesdays 7/9 - 8/13, (no class 8/6)

    5 sessions

    Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm


    Registration deadline: July 2


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    • July 13, 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 10
    Register

    Ages 10-12   Create a look to showcase in our fashion show! You'll have about two hours to show your fashion sense... but without any fabric! Fashion designers will create a look using a cardboard silhouette ‘model’. At 12:30pm, family & friends are invited to come enjoy the fashion show!  All materials included.


    Instructor: Christa Varley

     

    Date: Saturday 7/13

    1 session

    Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm


    Registration Deadline: July 6

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    • July 20, 2019
    • July 27, 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 12
    Register

    Ages 7-9    We need to assemble a team, and I'm calling for your help on a very important mission! Create your own superhero persona with a shield, superhero name, and more!  All materials included.

    Instructor: Christa Varley


    Dates: Saturdays 7/20 & 7/27

    2 sessions

    Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

    Registration deadline: July 13

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

    • July 20, 2019
    • July 21, 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 12
    Register

    Ages 5-8    Bridges, catapults, mazes, mini robots, and more. Each workshop is different! Design and build your own to take home in this 2-day STEAM workshop.  Boys AND girls welcome!  All materials included.

    Instructor: Elise Neill

    Weekend of: 7/20 & 7/21

    2 sessions

    Time: 2:30pm - 5:00pm

    Registration deadline: July 13


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

"Give the Gift of Art!"

The North Hills Art Center offers gift certificates in any amount you choose!  Gift certificates can be used for art classes, workshops and summer art camps, for yearly memberships, in the gallery for artwork and merchandise at our Artisan Markets.  

Gift Certificates can only be purchased at the Art Center during business hours, in person or by phone.

Gift certificates can be redeemed in person or by mail only.  Online redemption is not available at this time.

Benefits of Membership:

Discount of $20.00 of the nonmember cost of classes        at the North Hills Art Center
15% off framing at Panza Framing in Millvale
10% off art supplies at Artists and Craftsmen Supply in      Squirrel Hill

10% off framing at The Frame Gallery in                 Sharpsburg

Student: $20          Individual: $35

              Family: $50            Patron: $100

Click here to purchase a membership.

Please click above for Military and First Responder rate.

2019 Summer Offerings! 

North Hills Art Center

3432 Babcock Blvd | Pittsburgh, PA 15237

412-364-3622 | info@northhillsartcenter.org


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The NHAC is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization