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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!"

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Please read the NHAC COVID-19 Health and Safety Plan by clicking here.

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.


Children's Classes

    • September 22, 2020
    • (EDT)
    • October 27, 2020
    • (EDT)
    • 5 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    SOLD OUT!

    Ages 6-10   

    We all enjoy creating with clay. We will be using hand building techniques to create a variety of functional & decorative clay pieces. We’ll also try out the wheel! The last class will be spent glazing the pieces.  Class fee includes clay, glaze and firing.

    Instructor: Diane Pontoriero


    Dates: Tuesdays 9/22 - 10/27, (no class 10/20)

    5 sessions

    Time: 4:30pm - 6:00pm


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







    Additional notes:

    • Limited to 6 persons plus the instructor
    • Masks will be worn at all times
    • Class tools, wheels and work spaces will be cleaned after each class
    • Social distancing will be followed

    • September 23, 2020
    • (EDT)
    • November 04, 2020
    • (EST)
    • 6 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    Sold Out!

    Ages 10 & up  

    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! Class fee includes clay, glaze and firing.

    Instructor: Cynthia Young

    Wednesdays 9/23 - 11/4

    (no class 10/28)

    6 sessions

    Time: 4:30-6:00pm


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


     

    Additional notes:

    • Limited to 5 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

    • September 24, 2020
    • (EDT)
    • October 29, 2020
    • (EDT)
    • 5 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    SOLD OUT!

    Ages 6-10   

    We all enjoy creating with clay. We will be using hand building techniques to create a variety of functional & decorative clay pieces. We’ll also try out the wheel! The last class will be spent glazing the pieces.  Class fee includes clay, glaze and firing.

    Instructor: Diane Pontoriero


    Dates: Thusdays 9/24 - 10/29, (no class 10/22)

    5 sessions

    Time: 4:30pm - 6:00pm


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







    Additional notes:

    • Limited to 6 persons plus the instructor
    • Masks will be worn at all times
    • Class tools, wheels and work spaces will be cleaned after each class
    • Social distancing will be followed

    • September 26, 2020
    • (EDT)
    • October 24, 2020
    • (EDT)
    • 5 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    SOLD OUT!

    Ages 6-10 years old   


    As the colors of Fall start to appear we will create beautiful art projects inspired by the changing season. We will make hand built clay pumpkins, complete a fall trees painting, print using leaves, and other colorful creative fall themed projects! All materials included.

    Instructor: Diane Pontoriero

    Saturdays 9/26 - 10/24

    5 sessions      

    Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm


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

    • October 03, 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 8
    Register

    Registration deadline: September 26

    Teen

    This is a very simple but informative lesson on how to draw clouds. We'll cover cumulus clouds and sunsets, and why they look and work the way they do.  All materials included.

    Instructor: Miranda Pavelle

    Date: Saturday 10/3

    Time: 12:00pm - 3:00pm



    • October 09, 2020
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM (EDT)
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 10
    Register

    Registration deadline: October 2

    Ages 8-11

    Did you know that red, yellow, and blue are not the true pigment primaries? Or, what about this one; what does RGB stand for, and why is it important to light? This workshop gives an information-packed, interactive look into how artists use color, from the importance of complementaries, to why purple isn't a real color.  

    All materials included.

    Instructor: Miranda Pavelle

    Date: Friday 10/9

    Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm



    • November 28, 2020
    • (EST)
    • December 12, 2020
    • (EST)
    • 2 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 8
    Register

    Registration deadline: November 21

    Ages 7-12

    With the Holidays approaching, now is the time to create one of a kind handmade gifts to give to special persons in your life. You will be working with clay using the slab building technique to create a special lidded box and a decorated mug. You will come back for a second session to put the finishing touches on your pieces with a large selection of bright, colorful glazes. The pieces will be food, microwave, and dishwasher safe.  All materials included.

    Instructor: Diane Pontoriero

    Dates:

    Saturday 11/28, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

    & Saturday 12/12, 1:00pm - 2:00pm


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



    • December 12, 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM (EST)
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 10
    Register

    Registration deadline: December 5

    Ages 8-Adult

    Just in time for the holidays! Learn how to create beautiful hand painted wooden ornaments! Perfect to give as gifts or use on your own tree. Learn to create hand lettered designs, cozy holiday scenes, or fun animal designs or bring your own ideas! Each student will receive three 3” round pine wood ornaments with hanging ribbons.  All materials included.

    Instructor: Jeanine Murch

    Date: Saturday 12/12

    Time: 9:00am - 11:30am



    • December 12, 2020
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM (EST)
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 2
    Register

    Registration deadline: December 5 

    Ages 8-Adult

    Create a hand painted silk tie and a Shibori dyed silk scarf to give as gifts to special people in your life. We will explore colors that go well together and folding techniques to create intricate patterns.  All materials included.

    Instructor: Diane Pontoriero


    Date: Saturday 12/12

    Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm


"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         Senior: $30      Individual: $35

                        Family: $50             Patron: $100

Click here to purchase a membership.

Please click above for Military and First Responder rate.

Class Offerings! 

North Hills Art Center

3432 Babcock Blvd | Pittsburgh, PA 15237

412-364-3622 | info@northhillsartcenter.org


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