Visual Arts (Film, Painting, Arts & Crafts) classes in the Capital District area
The Albany Institute is a place where people of all ages can learn and have fun. Our family programs provide enriching educational experiences about art and history in an atmosphere that is diverse, compelling, and entertaining. From weekend programs to family festivals, from school-vacation art programs to pre-school programming, the Albany Institute offers a wide variety of activities that will appeal to your family. Check our calendar or join us for our Saturday Art for All program on your next visit.
Albany Art Room
Use our tables for projects and your table for dinner! The Albany Art Room offers classes for children and adults. Open studio time is available, with a wide range of materials available in our store. Try painting, drawing, collage, sculpture, jewelry making, book making, print making, seasonal projects, pottery painting, and more. Private open studio available for groups or parties.
Art in Mind Creative Wellness Studio
At Art in Mind, we believe that all humans were made to be creative and that releasing that creativity proves to be therapeutic, which promotes wellness. Art in Mind offers classes for all ages including family painting, preschool exploratory and sensory art, art lessons for kids and teens, private lessons and new classes including culinary arts and comics & cartooning. Open expressive art studio and parties are available as well.
Stockade Station is a collaboration of diverse local artists, and supporters of the arts who are working to create Schenectady’s first Art Center. We are currently all volunteer organization! And we are a 501(c)3 organization, so all donations go directly into the programming we provide. We are currently running classes at ViaPort Rotterdam (aka Rotterdam Square Mall, just down from the center fountain, Next to Gertrude Hawk) and the Schenectady YMCA. We are constantly expanding our class selections. Please like our Facebook page for more information. View our current Calendar for full class information and registration information