Adult Art Classes

Find the artist within you! Learn techniques from local talented artists and bring home beautiful artwork. 

Register online or in person.

Location Abbreviations


  • BRCC - Burns Road Community Center
    4404 Burns Road
    Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
  • Lakeside - Lakeside Center
    10410 North Military Trail
    Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
Adult Art Class Students 2014

NEW! Beginner Wheel Throwing 


Class will cover the basic skills required for wheel throwing including; wedging, centering, opening, pulling and design considerations. Beginning potters will be given significant individual attention.
Initial clay and glaze fees included. Each additional 25 lb. bag of clay and glaze is $20. 
  • Age: 17+
  • Instructor: Barbara Powell
  • Location: BRCC
  • No class November 29
DAY  DATE  TIME  R/NR FEE  CODE 
Fri Oct 25-Dec 20 9:30am-Noon $240/$300  331308-1A

NEW! Intermediate Wheel Throwing


Class will cover more advanced techniques for finishing forms including; how to build large, adding texture, trimming methods, and altering. Students will be encouraged to explore alternatives. Initial clay and glaze fees included. Each additional 25 lb. bag of clay and glaze is $20. 
  • Age: 17+
  • Instructor: Barbara Powell
  • Location: BRCC
  • No class November 29
DAY  DATE  TIME  R/NR FEE   CODE
Fri Oct 25-Dec 20 12:30pm-3pm $240/$300 331308-1B

Painting Lessons: Oil & Acrylic


Learn to draw or paint even if you have never taken an art class. As a practicing artist, learn ways to make your drawings and paintings more accurate and more exciting! Students will work from subjects of their choice and will be encouraged to develop their own original styles to reach personal goals. Supply list available at registration.
  • Age: 18+
  • Instructor: Nancy Tilles
  • Location: BRCC
  • No class October 9
DAY DATE  TiIME R/NR FEE  CODE 
Tue  Oct 1-29 1-4pm $150/$188 331302- 2B
Wed  Oct 2-30 9:30am-12:30pm $120/$150  331302-2C 
Tue  Nov 5-Dec 17 1-4pm $210/$263 331302-3A 
Wed  Nov 6-Dec 18  9:30am-12:30pm  $210/$263 331302-3C 

Drawing Fundamentals


Learn the basic elements of effective drawing including: line, shape, form, texture, value and space in a fun and interesting way. We will also explore more advanced techniques and skills such as anatomy, portraiture and perspective. Skills will be built through ongoing projects that help to develop each artists’ needs while meeting artistic goals. Supply list available at registration.
  • Instructor: Craig McInnis
  • Location: BRCC
DAY  DATE  TIME  R/NR FEE  CODE 
Mon  Sep 23-Oct 28 10am-Noon  $180/$225  331304-1A 
Mon  Nov 4-Dec 16  10am-Noon  $180/$225 331304-2A 

Ceramics - Teens/Adults


Discover the ceramic artist in you! All levels are welcome in this class that teaches both hand building and wheel work while receiving individualized attention. Create, play and imagine in clay. Initial clay and glaze fees included. Each additional 25 lb. bag of clay and glaze is $20.
  • Age: 13+
  • Instructor: Walford Campbell 
  • Location: BRCC
  • No class November 28
DAY  DATE  TIME  R/NR FEE   CODE
Thu Sep 12-Oct 24 6:15-8:45pm  $210/$263 CANCELED
Thu  Nov 7-Dec 19  6:15-8:45pm  $180/$225 331307-2A 

New! KaBloom


KaBloom is a fun, stimulating art program to do with a group
of friends and to make new ones! Put your creative juices to
work to design one-of-a-kind seasonal centerpieces, wall art,
party decorations and more using paper as your medium. .
Supplies are included in fee.                                 
  • Instructor: Patricia Saume
  • Location: BRCC
DAY  DATE   TIME R/NR FEE  CODE 
Mon  Oct 7  11am-Noon  $10/$13 340602-1A 
Mon  Nov 4 11am-Noon  $10/$13  340602-2A 
Mon  Dec 9  11am-Noon  !10/$13  340602-3A 

Canceled Classes


Many classes are canceled due to low enrollment. If you are interested in taking a class that has been canceled, please email the Recreation Department or call 561-630-1100 and put your name on a list to let us know that you are interested in that class. Once we have enough people to hold the class, we will try to restart that class.