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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

*Adult Ceramics - Drop-In studio schedule;

  • Thursday August 22nd, 10:00am - 1:00pm

  • Thursday August 29th, 10:00am - 1:00pm

Available for current ceramic students. Free for students paying monthly class cost, $15 fee for students paying as drop-ins. Must have taken at least one ceramics class at CAC. No instructor will be available. This is a time to work on projects on your own. Materials fee is the same. Storage is available.

ceramics open studio fee options

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: Guest instructor Erin Dowling August 26th and 28th

Monthly Session Cost: $100

8 classes monthy PLUS drop-in studio times each week which would be free to use for monthly subscribers or $15 for drop-in fee students or experienced students. *

Ceramics Class Drop-In Fee: $20

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

Materials fee: $25 (25lb bag & glazes)

Classical Painting with Deirdre Shibano

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Wednesday August 28th, 10:00am - 1:00pm, Painting the Still Life/flowers $30.

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Thursday, August 29th 10:00am - 4:00pm *The Model with Fleurs (Painting from Life, long pose) $60. plus model fee to split

There are easels, tables and stools. Please bring your own painting supplies.

Email me if you should need a supply list… @

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Feel free to send me any questions related to the workshops.

*Please note that the *classes with a live model will require an additonal model fee to be split by the attendees.

There will be a short lunch break, please bring a lunch.

Each class Fee

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)

New session begins Wednesday September 4th - Monday September 30th

also….polling folks to find a morning/daytime class… email;


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