Children and Family Classes

Arty Parties are back! Beginning January 7 - March 18 from 10:00 - 12:00 each Saturday we will offer a variety of FREE art/craft experience for kids/families ages 12 and under.

Young at Art

Bring your toddler (3,4,5 year old and toilet trained) to this 1 hour and 1/2 long class beginning on Tuesday, April 18 - May 23 from 12:30 - 2:00 pm. This afternoon class is lead by our ArtStart preschool teacher Ashley Chichester. She will give your child art experiences and stories which are related to weekly themes. Your child will also enjoy a little bit of creative play too! Children must be toilet trained.

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Pre-School Picasso

This 6 week class is offered by ArtStart teacher Summer Sundstrom beginning Friday, March 24 - May 5 from 12:30 - 2:00pm.   She will guide your preschooler (toilet trained) in projects that focus on the arts and literacy, encourage independence and enrich creativity.  Each week a famous artist and/or famous author/illustrator will be introduced and projects will be themed around them.   Children will be introduced to new art experiences and be able to use different art mediums.  Group play, stories, songs, and large motor play are also part of this 90 minute class designed for children ages 3-5 years. aximum 6 students..   Register early to ensure your spot!!! No class the week of April 14th.

Mommy and Me Canvas

Join Nicole Harris on Saturday, May 13 from 10:30 - 12:00 noon for painting fun!! We've had a few requests from some of our Fine Time painters askin if they could do a painting class with their littles ones. So here it is!!  Mommy's and/or Daddy's work with their child(ren) to create a special acrylic painting on canvas! And if you have more than one child, no problem! They are welcome to come paint as well.
Canvas size is 12 x 16 for the two of you. An additional $3.00 for each extra person (you will paint on a larger canvas if there are more than 2 of you.)
Please CALL today to reserve your spot! 304-485-3859

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PAC Current Members receive a 20% discount. Call or email for details.






Beginning Mondays, this September from 10 - 11 am, children 18 month thru age 3 accompanied by an adult will love to come in and play with art! Instructor Ashley chichester will introduce new art materials and experiences each week. Class ends with a song and playtime in the Big Room! Dress for mess and fun. Maximum class of 10 students.  



Pottery for Kids

Join Chris Carmicle on Tuesdays, April 4 - 25 from 4:00 - 5:30 pm in the Clay Studio!  This class (pre-k(parents must stay) to grade 5)will focus on hand building techniques such as slab construction, coil and pinched items that will be completed with glazing and firing. The older group will also get to try their hand at the potter's wheel.  

Most classes require a minimum of 4 students in order to run and/or have maximum number limits so… PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE TO ENSURE THAT YOU CAN GET INTO THE CLASS YOU WANT. Parkersburg Art Center reserves the right to withhold a partial administrative fee from all class refunds.