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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!"

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!

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.


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

    • January 14, 2020
    • February 18, 2020
    • 6 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 15
    Register

    Registration deadline January 7

    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

    Tuesdays 1/14 - 2/18

    6 sessions      

    Time: 4:30 - 6:30pm


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

         
    • January 14, 2020
    • February 04, 2020
    • 4 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 15
    Register

    Registration deadline January 7

    Ages 8-12 years old   

    From designing characters to building the world, students will explore different techniques of self expression through the medium of comics through projects assigned each class. Please bring: pencils, white paper, color pencils, color markers or whatever you have at home.

    Instructor: Jared Cullum

    Tuesdays 1/14 - 2/4

    4 sessions      

    Time: 6:00 - 8:00pm


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

    • January 15, 2020
    • February 19, 2020
    • 6 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 14
    Register

    Registration deadline January 8

    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 (taking Cartooning Basics first is suggested, but not necessary). 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, one thin Sharpie marker, white sketch paper, color pencils and color markers to class

    Instructor: George Broderick

    Wednesdays 1/15 - 2/19

    6 sessions

    Time: 4:30pm-6:30pm

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


         

    • February 04, 2020
    • March 10, 2020
    • 5 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 7
    Register

    Registration deadline January 28

    Ages 8-13   

    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 2/4 - 3/10, (no class 3/3)

    6 sessions

    Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm


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



    • February 11, 2020
    • March 03, 2020
    • 4 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 15
    Register

    Registration deadline February 4

    Ages 8-12 years old   

    Students will explore how environment affects animals anatomy and adaptations and how to incorporate that knowledge into designing their own fantasy creatures.  Please bring: pencils, white paper, color pencils, color markers or whatever you have at home.

    Instructor: Jared Cullum

    Tuesdays 2/11 - 3/3

    4 sessions      

    Time: 6:00 - 8:00pm


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

    • February 15, 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 12
    Register

    Registration deadline: February 8

    Ages 9-12    


    From hamsters to horses, create a colorful poster of your favorite pet to hang in your room. Students will be guided through the drawing process and then immortalize their pet in paint! Bring several photos to choose from All materials included.

    Instructor: Kim Freithaler

    Date: Saturday 2/15

    1 session

    Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm


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

    • February 22, 2020
    • February 23, 2020
    • 2 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 12
    Register

    Registration deadline: February 15

    Ages 7-11    


    Always wanted to design and create your own invention? From machines to games to musical instruments, each workshop is different! In this 2 session STEAM workshop, children will use the engineering process, trying out different tools and methods to make their final product.  Boys AND girls welcome!  All materials included.

    Instructor: Elise Neill

    Weekend of: February 22 & 23

    2 sessions

    Time: 2:00pm - 4:30pm


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

    • March 21, 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 12
    Register

    Registration deadline: March 14

    Ages 9-12    


    From hamsters to horses, create a colorful poster of your favorite pet to hang in your room. Students will be guided through the drawing process and then immortalize their pet in paint! Bring several photos to choose from All materials included.

    Instructor: Kim Freithaler

    Date: Saturday 3/21

    1 session

    Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm


     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.

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