Whether you are looking for a class taught by a guest artist or to expand your horizons to written art, Columbia Art Center will have you covered. The unique collection of exhibits, lectures, readings and events will engage you all year long.

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Dichroic Glass Pendant Workshop

For ages 17 and up. Glass cutting experience required. Create up to five of your own beautiful dichroic glass pendants ideal for holiday gift giving. The workshop tuition covers all glass, firings, bails, neck cords, and gift boxes.
Program Date
Dichroic Glass Pendant Workshop - Fall/Winter 2022 11/30/2022 - 12/7/2022 View Classes | Register Now

Fluid Acrylic Flow Painting Class

Designed for intermediate students! All supplies provided. Take your acrylic flow pouring to the next level with more new techniques and time to practice the ones you already have explored.. Be amazed at the fabulous results you will achieve on boards and canvases! Make sure to bring a smock or wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty.
Program Date
Continuing Fluid Acrylic Flow Painting Class - Fall/Winter 2022 10/19/2022 - 11/2/2022 View Classes | Register Now

Gallery Reception - Registration Not Required

Receptions for featured exhiitons at Columbia Art Center. Visit www.ColumbiaArtCenter.org for more info.

Gallery Hours: Mon-Fri 10am-3pm; Mon-Thurs 4:30-8pm; Sat 10am-12pm; Sundays by appointment
6100 Foreland Garth
Columbia, MD 21045
Program Date
Gallery Reception - Registration Not Required - Fall/Winter 2022 11/4/2022 View Classes | Register Now

Hot Wax Encaustic Painting

Back by popular demand! Encaustic painting is an easy-to-learn technique using colored pigments mixed with hot wax. Enjoy incorporating photographs, collages, fabrics, drawings and paintings into your encaustic masterpiece. Tools and techniques will be introduced and demonstrated; the class is suitable both for beginners and those with experience. All supplies included. Bring your own lunch; beverages and dessert will be provided.
Program Date
Hot Wax Encaustic painting Guest Artist Workshop - Fall/Winter 2022 10/1/2022 View Classes | Register Now

Landscape Painting: Acrylic or Oil for ages 17 and

Designed for intermediate acrylic and oil painters! In this six week class, focus on landscape painting by exploring different exercises for simplifying information and incorporate techniques for atmospheric perspective. Photos of scenes will be projected onto the wall for you to paint. Teacher demonstrations and discussion of composition and paint application will be included. Note: this is a structured class, not open studio.
Program Date
Landscape Painting: Acrylic or Oil for ages 17 and - Fall/Winter 2022 9/30/2022 - 11/11/2022 View Classes | Register Now