Classes at the Santa Paula Art Museum

The Santa Paula Art Museum’s Cole Creativity Center now offers creative classes for children, teens, and adults! Teaching artists lead students in hands-on art projects where they are introduced to various art materials, concepts and techniques, and build skills through creative and engaging activities. Courses are offered year-round at the Museum with the lineup of classes changing quarterly. 

Members of the Santa Paula Art Museum receive a 10% discount on all art classes (kid and adult). Just use the discount code MEMBER at checkout. To become a member, click here to visit our membership page.

Have questions or comments? Please call the Museum at (805) 525-5554 ext. 104, or email Curator of Creativity Meg Phelps at creativity@santapaulaartmuseum.org.


Waitlist: If you find that a class that you’d like to register for is sold out, you can add your name to a waitlist. Click here to add your name to a waitlist. We will contact you in the event that a spot in the class opens up, or if we offer that particular class again in the future.


Classes for Kids

Check back soon for our new schedule of kids’ classes!


Classes for Teens and Adults

The Santa Paula Art Museum's teen and adult studio art program offers courses in a variety of media and topics, from one-time workshops to in-depth series. Courses are led by professional teaching artists and are designed for beginners as well as seasoned artists. All skill levels are welcome and all supplies are provided in every class. Adult classes are open to all persons age 16 and over (unless otherwise indicated). The price of each course varies and space is limited. Pre-registration is required for every class and online registration is preferred. Select a course below for more information and/or to preregister online. Having trouble registering online? Please call us at (805) 525-5554.

Book Club (Ages 16+)

Dates/Times: Book Club will meet on the third Wednesday of every month from 7:00pm to 9:00pm. Next meeting is August 21, 2019.

Cost: Free

Class: Projects in Block Printing - Personal Stationary (Ages 16+) [SOLD OUT]

This class is sold out.

Date/Time: Saturday, August 31, 2019, from 10:00am to 2:00pm

Teaching Artist: Matilda Morrison

Cost: $45.00 per person

Class: Crafty Creations - Playful Plaques (Ages 12+)

Date/Time: Thursday, September 12, 2019, from 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Teaching Artist: Mariann Romero

Cost: Pay what you can

Class: Mandala Meditations - Affirmations (Ages 16+)

Date/Time: Thursday, September 26, 2019, from 6:30pm to 9:30pm

Teaching Artist: Lynne Okun

Cost: $40.00 per person

Class: Crafty Creations - Landscape Rocks (Ages 12+)

Date/Time: Thursday, October 10, 2019, from 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Teaching Artist: Mariann Romero

Cost: Pay what you can

Class: Exploring Hockney's "Secret Knowledge" (Ages 16+)

Date/Time: Please note that this is a three-part course on Wednesday, October 23, 2019, from 7:00pm to 9:00pm; Thursday, October 24, 2019, from 7:00pm to 9:00pm; and Sunday, October 27, 2019, from 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Teaching Artist: Meg Phelps

Cost: $30.00 per person

Class: My Journal...My Art (Ages 16+)

Date/Time: Please note that this is a three-part course on Saturday, October 26, 2019, from 11:00am to 2:00pm; Saturday, November 2, 2019, from 11:00am to 2:00pm; and Saturday, November 9, 2019, from 11:00am to 2:00pm.

Teaching Artist: Wana Klasen

Cost: $85.00 per person

Class: Mini-mosaic Jewelry Making (Ages 16+)

Date/Time: Saturday, November 16, 2019, from 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Teaching Artist: Gail Hercher

Cost: $40.00 per person

 

Gift a Class Credit

Purchase a class credit in any amount and gift it to a friend or family member! They’ll be able to use it towards the purchase of a spot in any of the Museum’s upcoming classes on a date that works for them. Most of the Museum’s one-time classes are $40.00 per person, but you can purchase a class credit in any amount. Once we are notified of your purchase, we’ll send you and/or your recipient a unique code that can be used to register for a class online or by telephone. We can also send you a gift certificate with this information. Just let us know what you prefer under “special instructions” during checkout. Click on the button below to purchase a class credit.

Gift a Class Credit

*You’ll be asked to “donate” at the end of the checkout process, but rest assured that you are purchasing a class credit. PLEASE NOTE: Class credits are non-refundable, cannot be returned or exchanged for any other goods or services, and cannot be redeemed for cash.


The Santa Paula Art Museum’s Cole Creativity Center is a shared space where creativity is abundant, artists share and inspire, students discover and explore, imagination has no limit, all are welcome, and art creates community.