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For all those who seek the opportunity to learn and are open to the creative spirit within, the Arts Center Educational Workshop is the place to be. Every week there are classes and workshops hosted by ACYC in a multitude of genre and media. ACYC has classes for all ages from pre-schoolers to octogenarians. Join us and have fun while learning and creating.

Our educational workshops provide opportunities to explore media from oil, acrylic and watercolor painting to drawing, collage, clay, printmaking, book making, basketry and creative stamping techniques. The literary arts are also explored with classes in memoir-writing and readings at the Arts Center. 

ACYC instructors are highly qualified and skilled in their disciplines.  They enjoy bringing out the creative side of all their workshop participants, from beginners to advanced.

Educational Workshop  Information & Registration

Workshop Registration Form (PDF)   

Registration policies  (PDF)

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Craft Brewing 101
    Dates: January 18, 2017 - April 12, 2017
    Days/Hours: Wed. Jan. 18, Wed. Feb. 15, March 15, April 12
    Location: Flick Gallery
    $50.00 Members $60.00 Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Home brewed beer can be a triumph - or a bust!  Work with master brewer Dave Smith from LyonSmith Brewery to learn the ins and outs of home brewing, interesting recipes and tips for improving flavor, body and fermentation.  The first class will discuss the equipment needed to brew at home -- each successive class will include comparisons and critique of beers brewed by participants the previous month as well as discussion of new techniques and recipes.  Must be 21 to take this class.  $50 members, $60 not-yet-members.  Call the Arts Center at 315-536-8226 to register.


Pasta Making - Milly's Pantry (Pinwheel Cafe)
    Dates: January 22, 2017
    Days/Hours: January 22, 2017 - 1-4 PM
    Location: Milly's Pantry - Pinwheel Cafe
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Create tasty Ravioli and Agnolotti with CIA-trained chef Sarah Hassler.  Why buy dried store pasta when making it fresh can be fun and easy?  $28 members, $32 not-yet-members.  Instructor, Sarah Hassler.  Milly's Pantry (Pinwheel Cafe). Call the Arts Center at 315-536-8226 to register!


Art of Wine - Peter Bell from Fox Run Winery
    Dates: January 24, 2017
    Days/Hours: Tuesday, January 24
    Location: Flick Gallery
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Back by popular demand!  Local winemakers discuss their art and illustrate with tastings.  An in-depth look at local wines and how they are made - come to one, several or all!  Must be 21 years of age to take these classes.  Each class $12 members, $15 not-yet-members.  Peter Bell will demonstrate for Fox Run Winery. Call the Arts Center at 315-536-8226 to register!


Art of Wine - Steve DiFrancisco from Glenora
    Dates: February 7, 2017
    Days/Hours: Tuesday, February 7, 2017
    Location: Flick Gallery
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Back by popular demand!  Local winemakers discuss their art and illustrate with tastings.  An in-depth look at local wines and how they are made - come to one, several or all!  Must be 21 years of age to take these classes  Each class $12 members, $15 not-yet-members.  Steve DiFrancisco will demonstrate for Glenora.  Call the Arts Center at 315-536-8226 to register!


Elegance with Ease - Creating a Date Night Meal
    Dates: February 19, 2017
    Days/Hours: Sunday, February 19, 1-4 PM at Milly's Pantry (Pinwheel Cafe)
    Location: Milly's Pantry - Pinwheel Cafe
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Wow your spouse, partner or friend with an elegant "date night" meal - from soup to dessert - created with them in mind and made simple enough for anyone to create!  $35 members, $40 not-yet-members.  Instructor, Sarah Hassler.  Milly's Pantry (Pinwheel Cafe).  Call the Arts Center at 315-536-8226 to register!


Art of Wine - Paige Vinson, Rooster Hill
    Dates: February 21, 2017
    Days/Hours: Tuesday, February 21 - Art Center
    Location: Flick Gallery
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Back by popular demand!  Local winemakers discuss their art and illustrate with tastings.  An in-depth look at local wines and how they are made - come to one, several or all!  Must be 21 to take these classes.  Each class $12 members, $15 not-yet-members.  Paige Vinson will demonstrate for Rooster Hill.  Call the Arts Center at 315-536-8226 to register!


Art of Wine - August Diemel from Keuka Springs
    Dates: March 7, 2017
    Days/Hours: Tuesday, March 7, 2017
    Location: Flick Gallery
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Back by popular demand!  Local winemakers discuss their art and illustrate with tastings.  An in-depth look at local wines and how they are made - come to one, several or all!  Must be 21 years of age to take these classes.  August Diemel will demonstrate for Keuka Springs.  Each class $12 members, $15 for not-yet-members. Call the Arts Center at 315-536-8226 to register!


Knife Skills 101 - Milly's Pantry - Pinwheel Cafe
    Dates: March 19, 2017
    Days/Hours: Sunday, March 19, 2017 - 1-3 PM - Milly's Pantry -(Pinwheel Cafe)
    Location: Milly's Pantry - Pinwheel Cafe
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Have you wondered how those tv chefs chop and slice so well without incident or injury?  Would you like to be more efficient in the kitchen?  Let CIA-trained chef Sarah Hassler teach you the proper technique for making the most out of our kitchen knife set!  $20 members, $25 not-yet-members.  Call the Arts Center at 315-536-8226 to register!


Waterbath Canning -
    Dates: April 2, 2017
    Days/Hours: Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 1-4 PM
    Location: Milly's Pantry - Pinwheel Cafe
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Preserve the fresh tastes of summer and fall for the long winter months by rediscovering the art of waterbath canning!   $28 members, $32 not-yet-members

    Instructor:  Sarah Hassler 

    Call the Arts Center at 315-536-8226 to register!


Painting with Pat
Instructor: Patricia Tribastone
    Dates: April 5, 2017 - April 26, 2017
    Days/Hours: Wednesdays, April 5, 12, 19 and 26, 2017
    Location: Rosenfeld Workshop
    $150.00 Members $175.00 Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Explore still oil painting with award-winning artist Patricia Tribastone. The class will covers a variety of techniques and studio activity.  April 5, 12, 19 and 26, 2017 - 11 AM to 3 PM.

     
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