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1435 North Oak Street
Calistoga, CA 94515

(707) 942-2278

Adult Classes

The Calistoga Art Center offers classes to nurture your creativity.  Beginners and professionals learn together in a relaxed, fun-filled atmosphere. Classes and workshops are small enough to receive a lot of individual attention.  Scroll down to see all classes. Note there is a separate web page for Printmaking. Please register/pay in advance! We don't want to have to cancel classes. You can email to register ( and then pay with cash or check in class if you prefer.

Acrylic Painting & mixed media

Fridays  11:00 AM to 2:00 pm

Do you want to get back to painting or learn how to paint for the first time?  Or do you want to explore how to paint from a different perspective and acquire new skills?  Karen teaches people how to tap into their creativity, tame the inner critic and make better paintings. 
Instructor: Karen Lynn Ingalls
Materials List

4-week session cost: $75 (doesn't need to be consecutive)

Drop-in for a day cost: $25

(can also pay with check or cash in class)

Participation Options Scroll Here

fermentation crock - Miki Palchick

fermentation crock - Miki Palchick

Ceramics class

Mondays & Wednesdays 5:30pm - 8:30pm

each Monday and Wednesday unless otherwise noted

Have you been waiting to try your hand at creating clay?  Would you like to push your current clay skills to a new level?   This class is geared towards all skill levels. In this open format class students of all skill levels will have the opportunity to work on individual projects. The instructor will address all student needs as they arise. Demonstrations in hand-building, throwing, glazing at introductory and advanced levels will be given throughout the month as requested. 

Instructor: Miki Palchick

Miki will be at the CAC through the month of July.

Monthly Session Cost: $100

8 classes plus we are currently organizing 1 drop-in studio time a week which would be free to use for monthly subscribers.

Drop-In Fee: $20

Drop-in fees max out at $100 in which allow the same priveledges as monthly participants.

Materials fee: $25

Leaded glass panel - Lisa C. Green

Leaded glass panel - Lisa C. Green

Class Fee Options
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Adventures in Stained Glass

Mondays & Wednesdays 6:00pm - 8:30pm (5:00-6:00pm open studio time)

Continuing with a 4 week session beginning July 8th -July 31st

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Come explore the exciting techniques of creating stained glass pieces using copper foil and traditional lead came.

Both construction methods are available this session. Learn to use patterns to cut glass shapes to keep your piece from ‘growing’, develop glazing and soldering skills. No previous experience necessary. Some materials and tools are available to use, others can be purchased.

Instructor - Lisa C Green

Lisa has been involved with glass work since 1986. The journey began with taking classes through the Napa Jr.College under the tutelage of Jerry Sinclair and then in 1987 on to Great Panes in Calistoga working for Raymond Centanni and still working there for the last 32 years. Great Panes has done projects locally and all over the world.

Continuing students - $100 for the 4 week class (8 classes)

New registering students - $125 for the 4 week class (8 classes)

Drop-in available for Experienced students $15.00

4 x drop-in punch card available for $60, can pay online and receive card in class

Advance enrollment is appreciated, if possible.

Call us, email us, or enroll and pay directly from our website
(707) 942-2278