“Every Artist Was First an Amateur” – R.W. Emerson

Create a conversation piece for your living room. Exercise the right side of your brain. Unwind and relax as you turn your thoughts to something new. Sharpen your skills. 

There are so many great reasons for artists and aspiring artists to register for art classes and workshops. Columbia Association’s Columbia Art Center has a wide range of choices to explore. 

Classes in the more familiar mediums are always available, including ceramics, drawing and painting, jewelry design, and photography. Seasonal classes, guest artist workshops, and special topic workshops change each quarter, offering both CA members and non-members an opportunity to try something new!

Whether you’re rekindling your passion for art or developing your skills even further, Columbia Art Center is the perfect place to bring your creativity to life.

Ceramics Workshop

For ages 15 and up! Designed for Beginners!
Program Date
Ceramics Workshop - Fall 2021 10/27/2021 View Classes | More Info
Ceramics Workshop - Fall 2021 11/3/2021 View Classes | More Info
Intro & Continuing Handbuilding - Fall 2021 10/13/2021 - 11/3/2021 View Classes | Register Now

Fused Glass

For ages 18 and up! Designed for continuing and advanced fused glass students, this four week mini-class will give you the opportunity to refresh and hone your skills as well as learn exciting new advanced techniques. You are required to bring your own supplies and tools. The instructor will provide you glass and other materials for your use. Firings are included in the tuition price
Program Date
Continuing Fused Glass - Fall 2021 9/22/2021 - 11/3/2021 View Classes | Register Now

Glass Sampling Workshop

Learn basic fused glass or stained glassed techniques. Bring your friends for a fun, creative class. You'll leave with your stained glass creation and fused glass will be ready for pickup within two to three weeks following the workshop. All supplies included.
Program Date
Fused Glass Square Bowl Sampling Workshop - Fall 2021 12/4/2021 View Classes | Register Now

Intro to Alcohol Ink Painting

Explore this fun and popular art form that involves painting with alcohol inks. Experiment with various application techniques on different surfaces, including Yupo paper and coated card stock. Make sure to bring a smock or wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty.
Program Date
Alcohol Ink for the Holidays - Fall 2021 11/1/2021 View Classes | Register Now