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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 is 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!

**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.


Workshops

    • January 31, 2023
    • 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 6
    Register

    OPEN STUDIO POTTERY

    limited space*

    No refunds or credits

    **registration automatically cancelled if payment not received within 15 minutes due to limited space

    **You MUST meet with the Pottery Studio Supervisor prior to signing up the first time for Open Studio Pottery.  Please contact the office to schedule with the supervisor: info@northhillsartcenter.org

    Please be kind and sign up for only one session

    (Tuesday OR Thursday) per week - thank you!

    (Monitored, pay-as-you-go session)

    YOU MUST HAVE COMPLETED A 6 WEEK ADULT POTTERY CLASS AT THE NHAC IN ORDER TO ATTEND OPEN STUDIO POTTERY.

    (Adult members only, ages 18 and up)

    Experienced potters may work at their own pace and are encouraged to work on the wheel or do hand building. Clay and glazes sold through the studio. **Please note: you must completed a 6 week pottery class to join this Open Studio Session as there is  NO INSTRUCTION GIVEN First floor studio.

    Tuesday Evenings 7:00pm - 10:00pm 

    (Please register by 3pm Monday. No refund or credit for missed session.)

    Studio Fee: NHAC Members ONLY $15.00

    • Limited to 9 persons plus the moderator

    Open Studio Pottery Fees 

     Open Studio Pottery Guidelines 

    Glazing Procedures

     

    Free parking-handicapped accessible-accessibility options


    • February 02, 2023
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 8
    Register


    OPEN STUDIO POTTERY

    limited space*

    No refunds or credits

    *registration automatically cancelled if payment not received within 15 minutes due to limited space

    **You MUST meet with the Pottery Studio Supervisor prior to signing up the first time for Open Studio Pottery.  Please contact the office to schedule with the supervisor: info@northhillsartcenter.org

    Please be kind and sign up for only one session

    (Tuesday OR Thursday) per week - thank you!

    (Monitored, pay-as-you-go session)

    YOU MUST HAVE COMPLETED A 6 WEEK ADULT POTTERY CLASS AT THE NHAC IN ORDER TO ATTEND OPEN STUDIO POTTERY.

    (Adult members only, ages 18 and up)

    Experienced potters may work at their own pace and are encouraged to work on the wheel or do hand building. Clay and glazes sold through the studio. **Please note: you must have completed a 6 week pottery class to join this Open Studio Session as there is  NO INSTRUCTION GIVEN First floor studio.

    Thursday Mornings 9:00am - 12:00pm 

    (Please register by 3pm Wednesday. No refund or credit for missed session.)

    Studio Fee: NHAC Members ONLY $15.00

    • Limited to 9 persons plus the moderator

    Open Studio Pottery Fees 

     Open Studio Pottery Guidelines 

    Glazing Procedures

     

    Free parking-handicapped accessible-accessibility options


    • February 03, 2023
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Registration deadline January 27

    Ages 16 to Adult

    Explore the beautiful art of indigo dyeing using the Japanese technique of Shibori. We'll be using the deep blue indigo dye that has been used for centuries, and the Shibori techniques of Kumo, Arashi, Itajime, and others to create one-of-a-kind textiles.  Please bring: rubber gloves and TWO items of your choice to dye  Please note-the items must be WHITE and 100% natural fiber (cotton, rayon, linen, bamboo, wool or silk).  Examples are a 20"x20" cotton square, t-shirt, tank top, shirt, 4 napkins, or other small item.


    Instructor: Karen Nootbaar


    Date: Friday 2/3

    1 session

    Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm




    • February 11, 2023
    • February 12, 2023
    • 2 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 10
    Register

    Registration deadline: February 4

    Ages 8-12 


    Learn to create an abstract piece using different tools to modify your painting. During this workshop students will learn about famous abstract artists and different ways to create an abstract painting. All materials included.


    Instructor: Jamie Monaghan


    Saturday 2/11 & Sunday 2/12

    Time: 2:00pm-4:00pm

    2 sessions

       

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

    • March 03, 2023
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Registration deadline February 24

    Ages 16 to Adult


    Explore the beautiful art of indigo dyeing using the Japanese technique of Shibori. We'll be using the deep blue indigo dye that has been used for centuries, and the Shibori techniques of Kumo, Arashi, Itajime, and others to create one-of-a-kind textiles.  Please bring: rubber gloves and TWO items of your choice to dye  Please note-the items must be WHITE and 100% natural fiber (cotton, rayon, linen, bamboo, wool or silk).  Examples are a 20"x20" cotton square, t-shirt, tank top, shirt, 4 napkins, or other small item.


    Instructor: Karen Nootbaar


    Date: Friday 3/3

    1 session

    Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm




    • March 04, 2023
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 0
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    Registration deadline February 25

    Ages 10 to Adult


    Learn to create stunning fused glass pendants, earrings and pins. Beginner and experienced glass artists can make up to 8 pieces of wearable art. Class includes tips on the use of dichroic glass, layering glass, and using frits and stringers. You can create both full and tack fused pieces!  All materials included.


    Instructor: Diane Pontoriero


    Date: Saturday, 3/4

    1 session

    Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm





    • March 04, 2023
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 0
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    Registration deadline February 25

    Ages 12 - Adult

    Do you want a special hand made gift for an upcoming special occasion? Take this easy and fun workshop making a one of a kind beautiful fused glass dish or bowl. You may not want to give it away!  All materials included


    Instructor: Diane Pontoriero

    Date: Saturday 3/4

    1 session

    Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

         

    • March 10, 2023
    • March 24, 2023
    • 2 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 2
    Register

    Registration deadline March 3

    Ages 14 to Adult

    "Kurinuki" is a Japanese method of hand making pottery. It means "hollowing out". In this workshop, you will experience a new way of making pottery by carving out the forms from solid blocks of clay. This contemplative process allows the maker to connect with the clay body in a new, ancient way. We will explore the addition of textures and finish the pottery with glazing techniques that will enhance the textural surfaces. No clay experience needed. All materials included.


    Instructor: Diane Pontoriero


    2 sessions

    Date: Friday 3/10 (build)

    Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

    and

    Date: Friday 3/24 (glaze)

    Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

    • March 10, 2023
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 6
    Register

    Registration deadline: March 3

    Ages 12-Adult

    Magazine collage art is a perfect way to simultaneously create and repurpose. It allows us to utilize artistic elements developed by others in new ways. From color and texture to words and graphics, there is something for everyone.  All materials included but if you've been saving any of the following, please bring them: book pages, newspapers/catalogs ads, tissue/handmade papers, decorative papers, wallpaper samples, etc.

    Instructor: Karen Nootbaar


    Date: Friday 3/10

    1 session

    Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm 



    • March 11, 2023
    • March 12, 2023
    • 2 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 5
    Register

    Registration deadline: March 4

    Ages 8-12   


    Create a summer mountain landscape 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: Saturday 3/11 & Sunday 3/12

    2 sessions

    Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm


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

    • March 15, 2023
    • April 12, 2023
    • 3 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Registration deadline March 8

    Ages 8-12

    In this class, students will learn how to make pinch pot ‘balloons’ with clay, and then use them to create hollow animal friends to take home with them.  All materials included.


    Instructor: Tara Hayes


    Dates: Wednesdays 3/15 - 4/12

    (no class 3/29 & 4/5)

    3 sessions

    Time: 4:30pm - 6:00pm

    • March 18, 2023
    • April 01, 2023
    • 2 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 3
    Register

    Registration deadline March 11

    Ages 13 - Adult

    In this 2-session workshop, you’ll hand build a hanging planter in the shape of a mushroom. No clay experience is needed as we build and glaze our planters.  All materials included


    Instructor: Diane Pontoriero

    Dates:

    Saturday 3/18, 10:00am - 12:00pm

    & Saturday 4/1 10:00am - 11:00am

    2 sessions

    (*please note this is the correct pricing)

    • March 18, 2023
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 0
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    Registration deadline: March 11

    Ages 10-Adult

    (ages 10 & 11 must be accompanied by a registered adult, 18+)

    In anticipation of Spring & Easter, Pysanky are a tradition in Eastern Europe. This batik method of applying layers of beeswax and egg dye to the eggs creates intricate and beautiful designs. In this workshop you will create up to 4 eggs depending on the intricacy, and learn about the symbolism of the designs and colors. Hot wax is used in this class.  First floor classroomAll materials included.


    Instructor: Diane Pontoriero

    Dates: Saturday 3/18

    1 session

    Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm


         


    • March 25, 2023
    • March 26, 2023
    • 2 sessions
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 12
    Register

    Registration deadline: March 18

    Ages 8-12 


    Learn to create an abstract piece using different tools to modify your painting. During this workshop students will learn about famous abstract artists and different ways to create an abstract painting. All materials included.


    Instructor: Jamie Monaghan


    Saturday 3/25 & Sunday 3/26

    Time: 2:00pm-4:00pm

    2 sessions

       

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

    • March 29, 2023
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Registration deadline March 22

    Ages 12 to Adult

    Combine 3 different clays to create a beautiful hand built container or bowl in this one day workshop! Ask about accessibility options! Class fee includes clay, supplies, glaze, firing, and use of tools.

    Instructor: Katie Botterman


    Date: Wednesday 3/29

    1 session

    Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm

    • March 29, 2023
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 0
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    Registration deadline March 22

    Ages 12 to Adult

    Combine 3 different clays for wheel throwing to create spiraled designs in your work! Must have wheel throwing experience; wheel throwing is not taught in this workshop. Ask about accessibility options! Class fee includes clay, supplies, glaze, firing, and use of tools.

    Instructor: Katie Botterman


    Date: Wednesday 3/29

    1 session

    Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm

    • April 01, 2023
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • North Hills Art Center
    • 2
    Register

    Registration deadline: March 25

    Ages 10-Adult

    (ages 10 & 11 must be accompanied by a registered adult, 18+)

    In anticipation of Spring & Easter, Pysanky are a tradition in Eastern Europe. This batik method of applying layers of beeswax and egg dye to the eggs creates intricate and beautiful designs. In this workshop you will create up to 4 eggs depending on the intricacy, and learn about the symbolism of the designs and colors. Hot wax is used in this class.  First floor classroomAll materials included.


    Instructor: Diane Pontoriero

    Dates: Saturday 4/1

    1 session

    Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm


         


Class Offerings! 

North Hills Art Center

3432 Babcock Blvd | Pittsburgh, PA 15237

412-364-3622 | info@northhillsartcenter.org


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