“To be an artist is to believe in life.”   Henry Moore

Explore our catalog of dynamic classes, workshops, and sessions,
​designed for adults of all ages.

​To register, please call the Community Arts Center at (814) 255-6515.

Vision Board

Saturday, September 29

10:00am - 2:00pm

Members: $34, Non-Members: $39

Instructor: Melissa Vello, The Goal Club

At this party you will clarify your goals using a proven method for success then transform those goals into a beautiful tray that can be displayed in your home as a reminder of who you are and what you want to be. Bring a friend and enjoy this fun time together. Fun with benefits!

Beginners Mosaic Workshop

Saturday, September 22

NOON - 3:00pm

Members: $35, Non-Members: $40

Instructor: Lara Rice

This workshop is for those who want to learn the craft of mosaics and create their own works of art. The class is very informative in surface prep, usage of tools (2 wheeled nipper and biter), glues, grouting, and sealants.

Scratch Art & Lunch

 Saturday, September 15

10:00 am - 1:00pm

Members: $40, Non-Members: $45

Lunch included

Instructor: Donna Housel, Limit 10

This class is drawing in reverse! Create a drawing by scratching away your design to reveal the specially prepared white board beneath the black surface. Enjoy lunch together while creating an unusual work of art.

Comic Drawing Workshop
Sponsored by Cana Foundation

Ages 12 & up

Saturday, October 6

10:00am - 4:00pm

FREE Workshop

Instructor: Koa Beam

Are you TOTALLY into comic books and graphic art? This introduction to comic book creation is for you! Learn about tools of the trade and sequential art storytelling. You will leave with a set of pens, drafting pencils, and an 11x17" comic Bristol board tablet all supplied by Cana Foundation.

Chalk Pastel Drawing

Saturday, September 22

1:00pm - 3:00pm

Members: $29, Non-Members: $34

Instructor: Tanya Kvarta

Join us for this workshop for beginning to intermediate level students. You will create a multimedia composition with chalk pastel inspired by German expressionist artists. Discover new techniques while learning about Impressionism and masters of this art form.

Community Arts Center

of Cambria County

Abstract Acrylic Pour Silhouette

Saturday, October 6

10:00am - 1:00pm

Members: $40, Non-Members: $45

Instructor: Jen Fultz

This abstract painting class is a new, exciting process. You will learn a "tree ring" and "swipe" technique on a 12x24" canvas. There is no preconceived notion of the final product, so everyone is an artist! Week 1 class is 3 hours. Week 2 class will be one hour. Wear old clothes for this messy process. Reserve your spot today. Bring a snack.

Fabulous Fall Wreath

Monday, September 24

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Members: $21, Non-Members: $26

Instructor: Melanie Rossi

Use a twig wreath, flowers and accessories to create a fall wreath to adorn your door or wall. Melanie will help you to design and create with your own personal style! Supply list available at registration.

Sign Language Workshop

Saturday, October 20

10:00am - 12:30pm

Members: $15, Non-Members: $20

Instructor: Beth Fluke

Have you wanted to learn sign language? ASL (American Sign Language) is an expressive language and in this workshop you will learn how to finger-spell, count to twenty and sign basic phrases. Beth will also introduce you to Deaf Culture and history of American Sign language.

Adult Workshops

Glass Fusion Jewelry

Saturday, October 6

10:00am - 12:30pm

Members: $44, Non-Members: $49

Instructor: Lida Hood

Design your own fused glass jewelry by stacking colorfyl bits of glass to form pendants, earrings, or pins.Make your pieces "sparkle" by using small amounts of dichronic glass. Basic glass cutting experience helpful, but not necessary. Fee includes all materiasl for making 5 or morepieces of jewelry; use of our tools and one firing.

Making Biscotti

Saturday, October 13

1:00pm - 3:00pm

Members: $18, Non-Members: $23

Instructor: Mary Battaline

Mary's biscotti are second to none and you're going to learn how to make them...you don't even have to wait for a special occasion to make this flavorful cookie! It's made with dried cranberries and almond extract and is sure to become YOUR favorite, too. Bring a small contain for take-home.

Bob Ross-TV's favorite Artist

Saturday, October 20

 11:00am - 4:00pm

Members: $55, Non-Members: $60

Instructor: Al Just

"In painting, you have unlimited power -- you can move mountains!"  Al is a certified Bob Ross instructor who will teach you how to paint those mountains, free some clouds, and make happy trees, just like  Bob Ross. "It'll be our little secret." The 12x16 canvas and supplies included. A light snack will be served. Wear old clothes and bring a roll of paper towels and wet wipes.

Impasto Painting Workshop

Saturday, October 6

10am - 1:00

Members: $29, Non-Members: $34

Instructor:  Tanya Kvarta

Learn how to paint like Van Gogh (or at least in his style). This workshop is for beginner to intermediate levels. Students will learn impasto painting techniques and apply them in the Impressionistic styl of Vincent Van Gogh to create an abstract landscape based on elements from some of his paintings such as cyperess trees swirling skies, and rhthmic fields.

Glass Fusing Workshop -
Fall Leaf Catcher

Saturday, September 22

 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Members: $44, Non-Members: $49

Instructor: Ken Robb

Get ready for fall with by creating a 6" maple leaf sun catcher! Ken will teach layer techniques using colorful powder frit. Stencils of various maple leaves will create the coloring on both clear glass plates. Once fired, your masterpiece will be the perfect addition to your fall and Thanksgiving decor.

Woodcarving Workshop

Saturday, October 6


Members: $42, Non-Members: $47

Instructor: Dale Thompson

Dale will lead you in the exploration of woodcarving basics and then take your new-found experience a step further into 3-D. The project will be started for you to complete at home. A sample is available at CAC. Supplies to bring with you: cut-resistant glove (available on Amazon-approx $10)

Wine & Wax: Encaustic Multimedia Wax Art

Thursday, October 4

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Members: $29, Non-Members: $34

Instructor: Tanya Kvarta

Encaustic wax painting is using melted, pigmented wax to create exciting paintings. In this workshop for beginners to intermediate level students, you will learn encaustic techniques  using various melting methods to create an abstract design.

Cupcake Decorating Worshop

Saturday, October 20

1:00pm - 3:00pm

Members: $39, Non-Members: $44

Instructor: Chad Lamb

Chad Lamb of Lambcakes Bakery will teach the basics of buttercream roses, borders, and simple techniques that can be applied to both cupcakes and cakes. You will leave the clss with a half-dozen cupckes to share or enjoy all alone! All supplies, including cupcakes will be supplied by Lambcakes Bakery of Johnstown.

HALLOWEEN COSTUME DANCE PARTY presented by Forte Dance Center, hosted by CACCC

Saturday, October 20

 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Couples:  Members $11, Non-Members: $16

Family: $20

Forte Dance Center is excited to host a Halloween Dance Party this year in partnership with CACCC! Come in your favorite or spookiest Halloween costume ready to "Monster Mash" and dance with the Forte instructors, learn a dance combo, and participate in the "spookiest" dance battle! Prizes awarded for dancing and various costume categories! Don't miss out on this year's Halloween fun!