Winter Berry painting by Teaching Artist, Heidi Benson

Join us Sunday, Jan. 20th, 11:30am-2pm at the Delaware Museum of Natural History for their Camp Fair! We’ll have a booth with information about this Summer’s camps. Meet Nicole, our program director and learn what we have planned for your artistic kids and teens. We will also be at Tower Hill School’s Camp Fair on Thursday, Jan. 31, 3:30-7pm. Stop by, say hello and get info about our summer programs!

Our Winter 2019 Class Schedule is open for enrollment! See lots of new offerings as well as returning favorites. Start off the New Year right with an exciting class in the arts. Whatever your interest or passion is, we’re sure to have something that will get you on your way!

New this year are: DANCE CLASSES! On Monday afternoons/evenings we’re offering a Beginner Ballet for ages 6-9 and an Intermediate Ballet for ages 9-12, which starts Jan. 14th with McKinnlee McElroy. Want to get fit? Try our new Saturday morning Modern Fitness class from 9-9:45am for ages 14 and up. We still have Ballet for Adults on Tuesday mornings at 10am and Thursdays at 6:30pm with Val Goncharov which is a drop in class, pay as you go.

Want to try Theatre? Rachel Barton is offering FOUR ways to get on the stage. Improv & Comedy Sketch on Tuesday evenings for ages 13 to adult, Home School Theatre on Friday afternoons for ages 8-15, Saturday Children’s Theatre for ages 7-11 and Teen & Adult Theatre on Saturday afternoons for ages 12-99.

Want to come on a whim? Try our Wednesday Open Art Studio from 10am-1pm each week for $10. Bring a project to work on in our Blue studio and enjoy the company of other working artists. There’s also the Figure Drawing Open Studio on Saturday mornings from 9:30am-12:30pm. Drop in fee of $10 plus share the cost of the model.

Like shiny, pretty colors? Then try our Stained Glass class on Monday evenings (starts Jan. 14th), our frequent one night Glass Fusion workshops on Tuesdays and Wednesdays or our Mosaics class on Thursday evenings starting Feb. 14th.

We also have several After School Art Clubs and Play with Clay classes for kids. See our full schedule for details. Our SmArts Drawing, Painting and Sculpture classes on Saturday mornings began on Jan. 5th, but there will be another round offered in the Spring semester in April.

Interested in Jewelry, Painting, Pastels, Drawing or Printmaking? There’s too many to mention here, please visit our enrollment link above. You can also call our office and we can guide you to the class you’re looking for. Call us at 302-239-2434.


Yorklyn, Delaware

For more than 38 years, the Center for the Creative Arts has been a community art center. Our mission at the Center for the Creative Arts is to provide high quality visual and performing arts opportunities; programs, events and exhibitions designed to nurture the creative spirit in people of all ages and abilities.

Explore drawing, painting, sculpture, pottery, glass work, mixed media, theater, music, dance and much more. Find the subject that's right for you!

If you are interested in registering for a class, please use the "classes" portion of our website and register online.


SUMMER CAMP is now being planned for 2019! Our camp brochure will be available in January, 2019. Email us if you wish to receive a copy. INFO@CCARTS.ORG

Camp will run from June 17 to August 23, 2019.

Find out about our classes and workshops for this Winter!

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