Classes & Workshops

COVID-19 Guidelines for Art Classes/Workshops:

  • Please don’t come to class if you are sick, have been feeling ill, or have come in contact with an individual diagnosed with COVID-19 within the last 14 days.

  • Class sizes have been reduced to allow for sufficient physical distancing. Participant work spaces will be spaced at least 6 feet apart.

  • We ask you to wash or sanitize your hands upon entry.

  • Face Masks are recommended while indoors.

  • To the greatest extent possible, each participant should bring or be provided their own supplies for class; any shared supplies are to be sanitized between users.

  • Please check-in with instructor upon arrival, providing your name and phone number to aid with contact tracing.

Youth Scholarships Available !

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Acrylic POUR Painting with Heidi Finley: 3 Canvas'

Thursday, December 2, 2021
6:30 - 7:30pm
*REGISTER BY:  Nov. 29



Three Canvas 4 x 4 x 1.5"

Heavy, dimensional square canvases provide a dramatic and modern format for the acrylic pour process.  Choose your own colors and make a grouping of three.  These need no frames, as paint will cover the sides.  No experience is necessary--Heidi's classes are fun and easy.   Please note that canvases need overnight dry-time.  Plan to pick up your work the following day during regular hours at the Circle of Arts.

All materials included!
Ages 12+


Space is limited and Pre-Registration is required.

Minimum # of Participants to hold class = 4

Maximum # of Participants = 12

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with Paige of Cottage Pottery!

Thursday, December 9, 2021

5:30 - 7:30pm

CLASS FEE:  $45 - $60


Perfect opportunity to get creative throughout the season! Fun for families, friends or and evening to yourself! All items make wonderful gifts too.  



Register by Dec. 2
$45 - Paint a Santa Plate & 3 Holiday Ornaments (styles vary).

$45 - Paint 1 Big Serving Bowl.

$60 - Paint 1 Light up Tree, Cactus or Truck with Tree (includes colored lights and light up kit).


PLEASE NOTE: Due to Covid19 inventory levels, pottery shown in picture may change to an equivalent or better.

- All classes include colored glazes, brushes, supplies, step by step instructions and professional glaze & firing.

- Acrylic painting is available by request, pricing is the same. Acrylic is not used for anything you eat or drink from as it is not food safe & does not need to be fired. Great for out of town guests.
- Pottery will be available 1 week after the class on the following Friday at CCA.


Space is limited and Pre-Registration is required.

Minimum # of Participants to hold class = 4

Maximum # of Participants = 12

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Dabble in the Arts Series:
Hand Painted Glass Ornaments

Thursday, December 16, 2021
6 - 8pm
*REGISTER BY:  Dec. 13



Learn how to paint on glass and create a beautiful fun holiday ornament. with local artist Sharon Smithem!
In this class you will be painting on a glass ornaments with acrylic paints. Personalize it for a gift or the family. All Materials included!  No experience necessary.  Each person will be able to paint 2 ornaments with ribbon ties.
Be ready to come with your idea for your own ornament!

ABOUT Sharon

Space is limited and Pre-Registration is required.

Minimum # of Participants to hold class = 4

Maximum # of Participants = 12



In the event that Charlevoix Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather, classes will be cancelled. To the best of our ability, CCA will schedule a make-up class. Refunds will not be provided if the student is unable to attend a rescheduled class.

Minimum Enrollment
If a class does not have the minimum number of students enrolled, CCA will notify you prior to the first session that the class is cancelled and will offer a full refund to the student. (Credit card payments will be refunded to the same card and check & cash payments will be refunded by check.)

Student Withdrawal

Due to artist/instructor preparations and travel, we do not provide refunds.