🎉 Summer Class Series Announcement 🎉

Adult classes will resume in July

Participants will use their 3 Ws

  • WEAR a Mask

  • WAIT 6 feet to social distance 

  • Wash & Disinfect Often

These guidelines will keep both you and our staff safe and healthy.

Kid’s classes at the gallery are currently postponed until further notice.

Take-home art camps will be available soon! Keep a look out 👀 for kids fun with pottery, watercolor, and acrylics


All Class Fees:

$110 members / $120 non-members

Ceramic Hand Building - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

In this class, students will learn the fundamentals of working with hump molds and slab construction to make functional and artistic pieces. No prior experience with clay is necessary. Come have fun! 



Thursdays: TBD 

Wheel Throwing Clay - 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

This class is an introductory class for all experience levels to develop core competency of the technique for wheel throwing. Beginning students will spend the first couple weeks working on the basic skills of centering, coning, and pulling up the walls of bowls, mugs, and dishes. Advanced students will be furthering their skills of pulling larger pots, dishes, and more. 

Mondays: August 3 - September 14

            with Jane Maddocks

Thursdays: TBD 

Advanced Hand Building - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

For experienced students only. Must have taken an introductory-level hand-building class.

                       Mondays: August 3 - September 14 

                                          with Gilda Aita

Please note: Clay is not included in the class fee. Clay will be available for purchase on site for $20/25-pound bag. 

All classes are offered on a first come, first served basis.


Classes taught by Master Knitter Cynthia Sturdivant

$60 members / $65 non-members

Join us for an all level knitting class. Learn the basics with one on one instructions or advance your already existing skills.

This is a fifteen week class and you can join any time.

Wednesdays:   10am - 1pm

  Current Session resumes July 8

  Next Session: August 12 - November 11

All classes are offered on a first come, first served basis.



Instructed by Linda Eller

$60 Members/$70 Non-Member per student/Kits extra

Wednesdays 1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Six Week Course

Classes will resume on Wednesday, July 8th

Create your own basket for beginners & advanced weavers. Learn basic concept of basket weaving. 

Intermediate & Advanced


Instructor: Eddie Tallent

Tuesdays, 5:30-7:30 pm

Dates: July 21-August 25

$100 members/$110 non-members

Designed for students who have a working knowledge of watercolor painting. This class focuses on skill-building, composition design, advanced color study, and experimentation. Instruction is provided through frequent demonstration as well as individualized attention. Participants are encouraged to produce original finished artworks. Any subject matter (landscape, still life, figurative, abstract, etc) can be explored.

Beginners & Low Intermediate Watercolors 

with Kathy Rosenberger

Thursdays, 5:30-8:15 pm

4 weeks session- July 9,16, 23, 30

$20 per class, or $75 for all

This watercolor class is designed to continue on a creative path with the use of traditional watercolor skills, but will begin to introduce new and exciting uses of the medium.

Must have at least a beginner level understanding of watercolor painting. 

Find your Flow

Fundamentals of Yoga

Explore the style of vinyasa yoga while incorporating different elements. Participants will expand their practice, open their mind, become stronger, and gain a more creative yoga practice. 

All levels of experience are welcome.

Thursday Nights starting July 9th

5:30 pm

$10 drop-in for each class


...to make the diversity, creativity, and critical thinking found in the visual arts more accessible to the greater Wilkes County community by providing opportunities to experience the visual arts in a dynamic, meaningful and personal way and helping to enrich the lives of the participants through experiences that are both educational and therapeutic.


913 C Street

North Wilkesboro, NC 28659


Tuesday - Friday: 10am - 5pm

Saturday: 10am - 2pm

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