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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!"

**Memberships are 'individual' memberships covering ONE student (except for family memberships).  You can ONLY register the person who has the membership at the member rate (except for family memberships) for classes.  Friends can be registered as a non-member in a SEPERATE transaction.  Registering at the member rate without a membership delays your registration.  You must be fully paid before registration is complete.

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**Classes are listed by date.  Please scroll down for newest additions.


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!

Children’s classes are designed to be age appropriate to give your child the best experience possible.

**You can add a 'guest'  to your member registration if your 'guest' is also a member

(for example, for those that have family, patron, etc. memberships which include more than one person in the membership).

If the 'guest' you are adding does NOT have a membership, you will need to register them in a separate transaction from your member rate transaction, and register them as a non-member.  Registering them as a member delays their registration as all registrations must be paid in full before they are considered final. 


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/makeups 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.


Children's Classes

    • July 19, 2022
    • August 30, 2022
    • 6 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    SOLD OUT!


    Registration deadline: July 12

    Ages 10 - 12  

    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

    Tuesdays 7/19 - 8/30

    (no class  8/23)

    6 sessions

    Time: 4:30-6:00pm


    **Please note, this is the correct pricing for a 6 week class


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


     


    • July 20, 2022
    • August 17, 2022
    • 4 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 2

    Registration deadline July 13

    Ages 8-11   

    Come create your own unique pottery! We will be using hand building techniques to create a variety of functional and fun decorative clay pieces. The last class will be spent glazing the pieces.  Class fee includes clay, glaze and firing. 

    Instructor: Tara Hayes


    Dates: Wednesdays 7/20 - 8/17

    (no class 8/10)

    4 sessions

    Time: 4:00pm - 5:30pm



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




    • August 18, 2022
    • August 19, 2022
    • 2 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 5
    Register

    JUST ADDED!

    Registration deadline: August 11

    Ages 8-11   


    Create an "out of this world" scene with the sun and an alien spaceship using acrylic paint in this 2-day workshop. This class will explore a variety of painting techniques and fundamentals needed to take your paintings to the next level.  All materials included.


    Instructor: Jamie Monaghan

     

    Dates: Thursday 8/18 & Friday 8/19

    2 sessions

    Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm


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

    • September 13, 2022
    • October 18, 2022
    • 5 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 8
    Register

    Registration deadline September 6

    Ages 3-7, with registered adult care-giver

     

    You and your little one will work on your own projects as you lend support.  You'll learn and utilize the basic skills to create pinch pots, coil creations, and slab built pieces.  Class Fee includes clay, glaze and firing. 


    ** 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: Heather Tantalo-Spiegel


    Dates: Tuesdays 9/13 - 10/18

    (no class 10/11, this is the correct skip date)

    5 sessions

    Time: 4:30pm - 6:00pm


      Add a 1-year Student Membership-just $20 or a family membership for $50!  (and choose member pricing now!)


    • September 13, 2022
    • October 18, 2022
    • 6 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 10
    Register

    Registration deadline September 6

    Ages 8-10 years old   


    Learn the basics of cartooning in this six week course with professional cartoonist/illustrator George Broderick, Jr. From creating original characters using basic, simple shapes to inking, lettering and coloring your drawings for that “professional” touch, the next GREAT comic character could be just a few pencil lines away. Please bring: pencils, ruler, eraser, one thick & one thin Sharpie marker, white sketch paper, colored pencils and colored markers to class.

    Instructor: George Broderick, Jr.

    Tuesdays 9/13 - 10/18

    6 sessions      

    Time: 4:30 - 6:30pm


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

         
    • September 13, 2022
    • October 18, 2022
    • 6 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 9
    Register

    Registration deadline September 6

    Ages 8-11

    Introductory instruction of drawing to develop skills that include recognizing basic shapes of objects, understanding proportions, exploring color and color schemes to encourage creative thinking.  Please bring:  pencils, eraser, 11x14 sketch pad, color pencils.  


    Instructor:  Jamie Monaghan 

    Dates:  Tuesdays, 9/13-10/18

    6 sessions

    Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm

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

    Full refund, less $25 processing fee, will be issued for cancellations made one week prior to start of camp.   No refunds will be issued after the start of camp.




    • September 14, 2022
    • October 19, 2022
    • 6 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 10
    Register

    Registration deadline: September 7

    Ages 9-12 (or students who have completed Cartooning Basics)

    This course is designed for cartooning students who have taken Cartooning Basics and want to progress. Class reviews the basics and adds depth to the discussions and techniques with group projects and exercises designed to make the budding cartoonist think outside the box. Please bring: pencils, ruler, eraser, one thick and one thin Sharpie marker, white sketch paper, color pencils and color markers to class.

    Instructor: George Broderick

    Wednesdays 9/14 - 10/19

    6 sessions

    Time: 4:30pm-6:30pm

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



    • September 14, 2022
    • October 19, 2022
    • 5 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Registration deadline:  September 7

    Ages 10 - 12  

    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

    Tuesdays 9/14 - 10/19

    (no class  10/12)

    5 sessions

    Time: 4:30-6:00pm



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


     


    • September 15, 2022
    • October 13, 2022
    • 5 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 4
    Register

    Registration deadline: September 8

    Ages 8-12

    (we have crochet for adults too! :    A-84 Beginners Crochet)

    In this course we will learn the basics of crochet; how to hold and use your hook, basic stitches, how to put them together, and how to read a pattern.  After making a practice swatch with everything we learn, students will be guided through making a simple scarf during the classes. Please bring a 5.5mm/I-9 crochet hook and a skein of #4 worsted weight SMOOTH yarn, 250-300 yards. Please DO NOT bring fuzzy or textured yarn for this project (see photo).

    Instructor: Heather Tantalo-Spiegel

    Thursdays 9/15 - 10/13

    5 sessions 

    Time: 4:30pm - 6:00pm


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




    • October 01, 2022
    • October 22, 2022
    • 4 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 2
    Register

    Registration deadline September 24

    Ages 8-12

    Learn how to draw realistic animals using photographs as a guide.  We will practice proportions, shading, details, and more on a variety of animals.  All materials included.

    Instructor: Rachel Newkirk


    Dates:

    Saturdays 10/1 - 10/22

    4 sessions      

    Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm


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






    • October 06, 2022
    • November 10, 2022
    • 6 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 8
    Register

    Registration deadline: September 29

    Ages 9-13 

    Learn the basics of acrylic painting! This class will explore a variety of painting techniques and fundamentals needed to take your paintings to the next level. We will have fun exploring a variety of subjects, including seasonal landscapes and still lifes.  All materials included.


    Instructor: Tara Hayes

    Thursdays 10/6 - 11/10

    6 sessions      

    Time: 4:30pm - 6:00pm



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



    • October 14, 2022
    • November 25, 2022
    • 6 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 6
    Register

    Registration deadline October 7

    Ages 7-11   

    Come create your own unique pottery! We will be using hand building techniques to create a variety of functional and fun decorative clay pieces. The last class will be spent glazing the pieces.  No experience necessary.  Class fee includes clay, glaze and firing. 

    Instructor: Tara Hayes


    Dates: Fridays 10/14-11/25

    (no class 11/18)

    6 sessions

    Time: 4:30pm - 6:00pm


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




    • October 25, 2022
    • 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 5
    Register

    Registration deadline October 18

    Ages 7-12

    In this workshop students will make their very own clay woven basket in one of several styles.  We will hand build our basket using a form to help shape clay strips as we weave them and add decorations.   Class fee includes clay, glaze, and firing. 

    Instructor: Heather Tantalo-Spiegel

    Date:  Tuesday 10/25

    4:30pm - 6:30pm

    1 session


    • October 26, 2022
    • November 30, 2022
    • 5 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Registration deadline:   October 19

    Ages 10 - 12  

    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 10/26 - 11/30

    (no class  11/23)

    5 sessions

    Time: 4:30-6:00pm



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


     


    • November 01, 2022
    • 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 8
    Register

    Registration deadline October 25

    Ages 3-7, with registered adult care-giver

    This workshop is for 'caregiver & me!  Come 'play with clay' with your little one on a focused project.  You'll work as a team to build a pair of baskets with woven clay strips that you can bring home and show off to all of your friends.   Class fee includes clay, glaze, and firing.

    ** 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: Heather Tantalo-Spiegel


    Date: Tuesday, 11/1

    Time:  4:30 pm - 6:30 pm



    • November 22, 2022
    • December 06, 2022
    • 2 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Registration deadline November 15

    Ages 7-12

    In this two part workshop, will get to make your very own plate, bowl, and cup/mug.  The first class will be spent handbuilding the pieces and the second will focus on glazing.  All pieces will be food-, microwave-, and dishwasher-safe.  The projects will be ready for pick up before the holidays.    Class fee includes clay, glaze, and firing.

    Instructor: Heather Tantalo-Spiegel


    2 sessions

    Tuesday, 11/22, 4:30 pm - 6:30pm

    and

    Tuesday, 12/6,   and 4:30 - 5:30pm



    • November 29, 2022
    • December 13, 2022
    • 2 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 6
    Register

    Registration deadline November  22

    Ages 8-12

    In this two part workshop, you will be able to create two special gifts for holiday giving. You will hand build a cookie plate and reindeer sculpture. The plate will be food and dishwasher safe. The projects will be ready for pick up before the holidays.  Class fee includes clay, glaze, and firing. 

    Instructor: Heather Tantalo-Spiegel

    Dates: 

    2 sessions 

    Tuesday 11/29 

    4:30pm - 6:30pm

    and

    Tuesday 12/13 

    4:30pm - 5:30pm


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



    • December 03, 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 5
    Register

    Registration deadline:  November 26

    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 12/3

    Time: 9:00am - 11:30am



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