If you’ve ever thought about creating your own artwork or perfecting your performance techniques, the D.C. community is full of resources and classes to expand your artistic horizons and explore hidden talents. Stretch your creative muscles with any of the available classes below.
Hours: Monday-Friday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. or by appointment
Washington Art School offers a variety of painting, drawing and sculpting classes that generally run for about 10 weeks. The school also hosts discussion groups, silent films and a main gallery for art showings and meetings.
Hours: Mondays, 6:45 p.m.- 8 p.m.
At The Levine School, over 150 professional teachers nurture students in a variety of genres, including classical and jazz. Opportunities to attend performances and concerts by world renowned artists are also offered frequently.
Hours: Monday-Thursday: 9:30 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday: 9:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.; Saturday: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; Sunday: Closed
Capitol Hill Arts Workshop has had a long standing commitment to making the arts more accessible to the community. Classes offered include pilates, yoga, oil painting, singing and ballet. Visitors have the option to register online or over the phone.
The Corcoran Gallery of Art offers young adult classes for ages 5 through 16. These classes provide hands-on studio art experiences taught by professional artists. Call (202) 639-1770 for registration or online at the listed web address.
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