Classes and Workshops for Kids, Teens, Adults & Families

ACA offers a fun & creative mix of arts classes in a variety of disciplines for children, teens, and adults - and we hope you'll join us!!! Browse classes and workshops in the interactive PDF below, or go straight to our searchable registration portal.

- Fall 2020 Online & In-Person Classes -

We’re ready to welcome you to the ACA this fall. Whether it’s virtually or in-person, we’re prepared to meet you where you feel most comfortable learning and creating. 


In many ways, it’s a new world – and our robust catalog of fall offerings is a great illustration of how the ACA is pivoting to meet the changing needs of our community.

View our Interactive Course Catalog Here

Use the arrows to flip through the pages and be sure to hover your cursor over the Table of Contents to jump through the catalog. You can also hover your cursor over each class title to register!

NEW! More Fun, Creative Classes at ACA this fall


Though many of our Fall classes have already begun, ACA still has a number of fun & creative programs you can register for this fall. Check them out below! 

In-Person Ceramics

Teen Wheel Throwing (Gr 6-12)

6 Tuesdays, 10/27 - 12/8, 6:00-8:00pm with Ellie House (Register Here)

Intro to Ceramics for Adults 

5 Fridays, 10/30 - 12/4, 6:00-8:30pm with Stephanie Huston (Register Here)

5 Week Kids Class (Gr K-5)

5 Wednesdays, 10/28 - 12/9, 4:00-5:00pm with Pam Shanley (Register Here)

Online Classes

Online: Owl Collage for Kids (Ages 5-10)

Monday, 11/2, 4:00-5:00pm with Vanessa Schukis (Register Here)

Online: Zumba for Kids (Ages 7-12)

4 Fridays, 10/30 - 11/20, 4:00-5:00pm with Vanessa Schukis (Register Here)

Online: Intro to Woven Upcycled Functional Art 

4 Tuesdays, 11/10 - 12/1, 2:30-4:30pm with Kimberley Harding (Register Here)

Colored Pencil Animal Masterclass

2 Wednesdays, 11/11 - 11/18, 6:00-7:30pm with Cat Beaudoin (Register Here)

Online: Twined Tapestry 

3 Thursdays, 11/12 - 12/3, 6:30-8:30pm with Kimberley Harding (Register Here)

Online: Intro to Knitting 

3 Wednesdays, 11/18 - 12/9, 5:00-6:30pm with Stephanie Griego (Register Here)

Online: Kids' Printmaking (Gr K-2)

4 Tuesdays, 11/10 - 12/8, 4:00-5:00pm with Pam Shanley (Register Here)

Online: STEAM -- Climate Change Art (Ages 12-18)

4 Tuesdays, 10/27 - 11/24, 4:00-5:30pm with Mary Brooks (Register Here)

Online: Acrylic Painting for Beginners/Intermediates 

4 Thursdays, 10/29 - 11/19, 1:00 - 3:00pm with Kaleigh Hansen (Register Here)

A Message from the ACA: Online and In-Person Learning 

The Arlington Center for the Arts will be conducting most of our Fall 2020 classes online through virtual platforms. Our efforts to navigate online programming center around how to provide opportunities for arts-based learning and maintain community connection during such unsettling times. As faculty and staff, we have worked all spring and summer to make our virtual campus one where you can find the tools and support needed to learn, grow, collaborate and connect with each
other and your artistic endeavors.


We have also identified a few courses that require physical, in-person learning that do not translate to a virtual format. Alongside our instructors and healthcare experts, we developed an experience for these classes designed to meet the most current recommendations of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Register Online Here


Have registration questions? Please email

All of our online learning is conducted via Zoom

Need some assistance getting acclimated to the Zoom platform? Try out this handy Zoom webinar presented by Andrew Payne

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