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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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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!


Art of Wine Class - Ray Spencer of Water Street Wines and Spirits
    Dates: March 21, 2017 - March 21, 2017
    Days/Hours: Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 6 to 9 PM
    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.  Ray Spencer from Water Street Wines will be teaching this workshop.  Please call the Arts Center at 315-536-8226 to register. 


Artisan Cheeses of Western New York
    Dates: March 23, 2017 - March 23, 2017
    Days/Hours: Thursday, Mary 23, 2017 - 6:30 - 8:30 PM
    Location: Flick Gallery
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    The northwestern area of the Finger Lakes is producing some of the most interesting and most thoughtfully created artisan cheeses in the state.  Cornell Cooperative Extension Dairy Processing Specialist (and Harvest NY team member) Carl Moody will share what cheesemakers are doing in the region as well as samples of some of their best work.   Instructor: Carl Moody.  $12 members, $15 not-yet-members.  Please call the Art Center at 315-8226 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.


Golden Paints Lecture - The A to Z of Acrylics
    Dates: April 8, 2017 - April 8, 2017
    Days/Hours: Saturday - April 8 - 10 am to 12 Noon
    Location: Flick Gallery
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Learn how acrylics can be used as grounds for other media, get key information on color mixing for brilliant hues and blending and explore the use of gels to create unique textured surfaces. Advance registrants receive free product samples!  $5.00.  Instructor:  Patti Mollica.  Call the Arts Center at 315-536-8226 to register.


Golden Paints Workshop - The A to Z of Textures and Surfaces
    Dates: April 8, 2017 - April 8, 2017
    Days/Hours: Saturday - April 8, 2 PM - 5 PM
    Location: Flick Gallery
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Experiment with a variety of materials offering dramatic textural possibility for watercolor, pastel, acrylic and oils!  Participants will receive 12 pretreated surface panels, product samples and have the use of Golden products during class.  $55 members, $60 not-yet members.  Call the Arts Center at 315-536-8226 to register.


Rediscovering Art with Mr. Gillespie
    Dates: May 4, 2017 - May 11, 2017
    Days/Hours: Thursday, May 4 and May 11, 2017 - 7 - 9 PM
    Location:
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Rediscover the fun of drawing, painting and expressing yourself artistically with noted artist (and popular former Penn Yan School art teacher)  Bob Gillespie.  No experience or prerequisites (except middle school art class with Mr. G?) necessary.  $32 members, $40 not-yet-members.  Instructor:  Bob Gillespie.  Please contact the Art Center at 315-536-8226 to register.

     
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