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Events > Educational Workshops > All Scheduled Workshops

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.

Workshop Information & Registration

To register for any ACYC workshops, please print the registration form below and send to ACYC.

Workshop Registration Form (PDF)

Registration policies  (PDF)



Holiday Card Fun!
    Dates: November 27, 2017
    Days/Hours: Monday, November 27, 6-8 pm
    Location: Rosenfeld Workshop
    $16.00 Members $20.00 Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Create three holiday-themed dimensional cards and a small three dimensional project using Stampin’ Up products.         

    $16 members, $20 not-yet-members, $3 materials fee to instructor

     


Scandinavian Wood Carving for Beginners
    Dates: December 2, 2017
    Days/Hours: Saturday, December 2, 2017 10 AM to 2 PM
    Location: Rosenfeld Workshop
    $32.00 Members $40.00 Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Using simple tools, soft wood and a pattern make a folk-art, Scandinavian-style, holiday ornament for your tree, a package, a stocking or a friend.  $32 members, $40 not-yet-members.  Instructor:  Craig Sandberg.


Chistmas Cookies for Kids
    Dates: December 10, 2017
    Days/Hours: Sunday, 1 - 3 PM at Milly's (2nd floor)
    Location: MILLIE'S Pantry
    $10.00 Members $10.00 Non-Members
    Age Group: Children

    Finger Lakes Foodies Chef Jeffory teaches kids from six to 16 how to bake holiday cookies to celebrate and share.  Adults are invited to take the class with their favorite kid(s) and start getting into the holiday spirit!  $10 student, $15 for families or two or more.  Please register at The Art Center of Yates County at 315-536-8226.  


Ceramics with Dee
Instructor: Dee Westfall
    Dates: January 9, 2018 - February 1, 2018
    Days/Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays January 9 through February 1, 2018
    Location: MILLIE'S Pantry
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Explore slab and mold building and a variety of ceramic glazing techniques.  $160 members, $200 not-yet-members, $25 for clay, glaze and firing fee.  Classes will be held at Allen Hall at Keuka College and Dee Westfall will be the instructor.  Please register at The Art Center of Yates County at 315-536-8226.


Art Camp for Kids
    Dates: January 15, 2018
    Days/Hours: Monday, January 15 - 10 AM to 4 PM
    Location: Rosenfeld Workshop
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Children

    A day of art and creativity at the arts center for students ages 6 to 12.   $10/student, bring lunch.  Please register at The Art Center of Yates County at 315-536-8226.


Craft Brewing
    Dates: January 17, 2018 - April 16, 2018
    Days/Hours: Wednesdays, January 17, February 21, March 21, April 18 and May 16, 2018 - 6:30 -8 PM
    Location: Rosenfeld Workshop
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Experiment with home brewing under the direction of Lyon-Smith brewery master, Dave Smith.  Each session will explore a new recipe, with participants sharing their results the following month.  Must be 21 to take this class.  $50 members, $60 not-yet-members.  There will be some materials fees.  Please register at The Art Center of Yates County at 315-536-8226.  Instructor - Dave Smith


Cooking Essentials - Knife Skills
    Dates: January 20, 2018
    Days/Hours: Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 1 PM to 3 PM at Milly's Pantry (2nd floor)
    Location:
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Finger Lakes Foodies Chef Jeffory (Cheffory) says cooking can be fun and is easier than you think!  Learn some basic skills with a knife to make your time in the kitchen safer and more enjoyable!  $35 members, $40 not-yet-members, $5 off if you sign up with a friend.  Please register at The Art Center of Yates County at 315-536-8226.


Art of Wine
    Dates: January 23, 2018 - May 1, 2018
    Days/Hours: Tuesdays, January 23, February 6, February 20, March 6, March 20, April 3 April 17 and May 1 - 7 PM to 8:30 PM
    Location: Rosenfeld Workshop
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Local winemakers share their secrets, perspectives, insights and product in this popular exploration of Finger Lakes winemaking.  Each session will be taught by a different regional winemaker.  Must be 21 to take this class.  $15 per session.  Please register at The Art Center of Yates County at 315-536-8226.  Instructor:  various


Cooking Essentials - Baking Bread
    Dates: February 3, 2018
    Days/Hours: Saturday, February 3, 2018, 1 PM to 3 PM at Milly's (2nd floor)
    Location:
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Finger Lakes Foodies Chef Jeffory (Cheffory) says cooking can be fun and is easier than you think!  Fresh backed bread is nutritious, delicious and versatile.  Give it a try!  $35 members, $40 not-yet-members, $5 off if you sign up with a friend.  Instructor:  Jeffory McLean.  Please register at The Art Center of Yates County at 315-536-8226.


Sketching with John
Instructor: John Wahlig
    Dates: February 12, 2018 - May 14, 2018
    Days/Hours: Mondays, February 12, March 12, April 9 and May 14 - 10 AM to Noon
    Location: Rosenfeld Workshop
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Incorporating value, learning the Bargue Drawing Methodology, creating a grisaille, geometric and linear perspectives and more will be discussed in this in depth class aimed at giving painters some of the basic drawing tools needed to improve their paintings.  $100 members, $120 not-yet-members, there will also be a museum admission fee associated with the final class.  Instructor:   John Wahlig.  Please register at The Art Center of Yates County at 315-536-8226.


Cooking Essentials - Pasta Making
    Dates: February 17, 2018
    Days/Hours: Saturday, February 17 - 1 PM to 3 PM - Milly's (2nd floor)
    Location:
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Finger Lakes Foodies Chef Jeffory (Cheffory) says cooking can be fun and is easier than you think!  Learn how to make pasta as the basis for creating many inexpensive and delicious dishes.  $35 members, $40 not-yet-members, $5 off if you sign up with a friend.  Please register at The Art Center of Yates County at 315-536-8226.


Out of School Art
    Dates: February 18, 2018 - February 23, 2018
    Days/Hours: Monday - Friday, February 19 - 23, 2018 - 10 AM to Noon
    Location: Rosenfeld Workshop
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Children

    Different fun and creative projects every morning during school vacation for students ages 6 to 12.  $5/session.  Please register at The Art Center of Yates County at 315-536-8226.


Art Camp for Kids
    Dates: March 30, 2018
    Days/Hours: Friday, March 30, 10 AM to 4 PM
    Location: Rosenfeld Workshop
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Children

    A day of art and creativity at the arts center for students ages 6 to 12.  $10/student, bring a lunch.  Please register at The Art Center of Yates County at 315-536-8226.


Out of School Art
    Dates: April 2, 2018 - April 6, 2018
    Days/Hours: Monday - Friday, 10 AM to Noon
    Location:
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Children

    Different fun and creative projects every morning during school vacation for students ages 6 - 12.  $5/session.  Please register at The Art Center of Yates County at 315-536-8226.


Painting with George Van Hook
    Dates: June 16, 2018
    Days/Hours: Saturday
    Location:
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    A day of Plein Air painting in and around Yates County with George Van Hook.  SAVE THE DATE!   More information to come.  Please register at The Art Center of Yates County at 315-536-8226.


Painting Our Town with Peter Huntoon
    Dates: June 21, 2018 - June 23, 2018
    Days/Hours: Thursday, June 21 - Saturday, June 23
    Location:
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Work with noted Vermont artist Peter Huntoon on painting iconic local images in new and fresh ways.  SAVE THE DATE!  Please register at The Art Center of Yates County at 315-536-8226.


Watercolor on Location with Michele Izzo AWS
    Dates: July 11, 2018 - July 13, 2018
    Days/Hours: Wednesday, July 11 - Friday, July 13
    Location:
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Thinking design, shapes and values.  SAVE THE DATE!  Please register at The Art Center of Yates County at 315-536-8226.


Plein Air Painting with Kevin Feary
    Dates: August 6, 2018 - July 9, 2018
    Days/Hours: Monday, August 6 - Thursday, August 9
    Location:
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Four days of intensive Plein Air work across Yates County.  SAVE THE DATE!  Please register at The Art Center of Yates County at 315-536-8226.


New Techniques with G. C. Myers
    Dates: September 27, 2018 - September 28, 2018
    Days/Hours: Thursday, September 27 - Friday, September 28
    Location:
    $ Members $ Non-Members
    Age Group: Adult

    Explore unique techniques and perspectivesw for painters in any medium.  SAVE THE DATE!  Please register at The Art Center of Yates County at 315-536-8226.

     
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