Prose. Paint. Pixels. Pitch. Whether your preferred creative expression is writing, studio art, photography or music, the lectures and hands-on workshops of our Arts courses offer expert guidance and welcoming environments. Absolute beginners, serious amateurs and seasoned professionals are all invited to enhance their existing skills or learn something entirely new.


Arts Lecture & Discussion Courses

We offer a diverse array of arts courses, including a number of new classes each semester. Subjects featured vary by term and may include such fields as art history, architecture, music, theatre and more. Explore a wide range of topics celebrating the creativity of our community and the world at large.

Photography Workshops

Take your photography to the next level in an interactive course guided by our professional photographers and educators. Master the art and technical skill of photography in a program that’s been offering outstanding courses to the public for more than 40 years. Beginning, intermediate and advanced photographers are welcome in our engaging courses and community.

Studio Art Workshops

Stretch yourself creatively in a hands-on studio art course exploring painting, drawing and other media. Whether you are picking up a paintbrush for the first time, rekindling a former love of art or seeking to deepen your existing art practice, we have a course for you. Our practicing artist-educators provide expert technical instruction, individual feedback and creative inspiration in a supportive group setting.

Other Arts Workshops & Courses

Experience the joy of gaining new skills and creating in our Culinary Arts, Design and other courses.


Interested in exploring our diverse course offerings? Consider our Midweek Medley sampler series class.