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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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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/credits 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. 

**Payment required upon registration. Registrations not finalized within 15 minutes are automatically removed as classes have limited space.


Children's Classes

    • September 14, 2021
    • October 19, 2021
    • 6 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 5
    Registration is closed

    Spots still available!

    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 portraits. All materials included.

    Instructor: Tara Hayes

    Tuesdays 9/14 - 10/19

    6 sessions      

    Time: 4:30pm - 6:00pm


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




    • September 15, 2021
    • October 27, 2021
    • 6 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    Sold  out!

    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 9/15 - 10/27

    (no class  10/20)

    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

    • September 16, 2021
    • October 28, 2021
    • 6 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 1
    Registration is closed

    Spots still available!

    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.  Class fee includes clay, glaze and firing.

    Instructor: Tara Hayes


    Dates: Thursdays 9/16 - 10/28

    (no class 10/21)

    6 sessions

    Time: 4:30pm - 6:00pm


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




    • September 21, 2021
    • October 26, 2021
    • 6 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 3
    Register

    Registration deadline September 14

    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 9/21 - 10/26

    6 sessions      

    Time: 4:30 - 6:30pm


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

         
    • October 02, 2021
    • November 06, 2021
    • 6 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 6
    Register

    Registration deadline September 25

    Ages 9-12

    Explore your ability to draw nature's creatures in this class.  Whether you like puppies or porcupines, elephants or eagles, warthogs or wallabies, you can learn how to draw them all!  Students will learn basic drawing skills and incorporate them into finished projects, using various mediums: pencil, colored pencils, pastels, acrylic paint & scratchboard.  All materials included.

    Instructor: Susan Vincent


    Dates: Saturdays 10/2 - 11/6

    6 sessions      

    Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm


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




    • October 16, 2021
    • October 30, 2021
    • 3 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 5
    Register

    Registration deadline October 9

    Ages 8-12 years old   

    A short video of master architecture Frank Lloyd Wright will open the class as young artists design their own dream house. Students will start with a simple blue print outline, they will design their floor plan then onto decorating the rooms and finishing with a landscaped yard. This fun project is designed to help students imagine, create and follow specific instructions.  All materials included.

    Instructor: Marianne Hilke


    Saturdays 10/16 - 10/30

    3 sessions      

    Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm


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

    • October 16, 2021
    • October 17, 2021
    • 2 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 6
    Register

    Registration deadline: October 9

    Ages 8-12   

    (please note-this is the correct age range.)


    Let's explore bugs! We'll make bugs and their habitats both natural and inventive. We'll create ways to make our bugs move and even race them! What's your favorite bug? What's the craziest bug you can make? Boys AND girls welcome in this 2 session STEAM workshop All materials included.

    Instructor: Elise Neill

    Saturday 10/16 & Sunday 10/17

    2 sessions

    Time: 1:00pm - 3:30pm


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

    • November 02, 2021
    • December 07, 2021
    • 6 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 10
    Register

    Registration deadline October 26

    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 portraits. All materials included.

    Instructor: Tara Hayes

    Tuesdays 11/2 - 12/7

    6 sessions      

    Time: 4:30pm - 6:00pm


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




    • November 03, 2021
    • December 08, 2021
    • 6 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 3
    Register

    Registration deadline: October 27

    Ages 7-13    

    In this class, you will learn painting techniques and brush methods for watercolors. Students will learn color mixing, various types of brush strokes, and how to make fun patterns with crayon resist.  All materials included.

    Instructor: Tara Hayes

    Wednesdays 11/3 - 12/8

    6 sessions      

    Time: 4:30pm - 6:00pm


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




    • November 13, 2021
    • December 04, 2021
    • 2 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 0
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    Sold Out!!

    Second  workshop just added: Clay Gifts 2

    Ages 6-11

    In this two part workshop, you will be able to create two special gifts for holiday giving. You will hand build a candy cane handle slab built mug and a coil holiday tree. The mug will be food and dishwasher safe. The projects will be in gift bags when ready for pick up before the holidays.  All materials included.

    Instructor: Diane Pontoriero

    Dates:

    Saturday 11/13 (building)

    1:00pm - 3:00pm

    & Saturday 12/4 (glazing)

    1:00pm - 2:00pm

    2 sessions


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


    • November 14, 2021
    • December 05, 2021
    • 2 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 1
    Register

    Registration deadline November  7

    Ages 6-11

    In this two part workshop, you will be able to create two special gifts for holiday giving. You will hand build a candy cane handle slab built mug and a coil holiday tree. The mug will be food and dishwasher safe. The projects will be in gift bags when ready for pick up before the holidays.  All materials included.

    Instructor: Katie Botterman

    Dates:

    Sunday 11/14 (building)

    1:00pm - 3:00pm

    & Sunday 12/5 (glazing)

    1:00pm - 2:00pm

    2 sessions


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


    • December 08, 2021
    • 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 8
    Register

    Registration deadline December 1

    Ages 9-14

    Just in time for winter! Learn how to form and combine pinch pots to create a snowman sculpture. Students will also learn additive, subtractive and texture sculpture techniques. Our snowman will be finished with colorful underglazes. NO CLAY EXPERIENCE NECESSARY.  All materials included


    Instructor: Amanda Wolf

    Date:

    Wednesday 12/8

    4:30pm - 6:30pm

    1 session


"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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