Allens Lane Art Center offers visual art, theater, and ceramics classes for youth ages 5-13 and adults.

Upcoming Classes for Youth and Adults

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Print to a Pot

Sunday, 10:00am - 4:00pmJuly 23Single Session
Instructor: Barbara HanselmanAges 18+$100
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Poetry: What to do with the "I"?

Wednesdsays, 6:30pm - 9:30pmJuly 5- August 25 weeks
Instructor: Will NewmanAges 18+$185
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Fabric Dyeing: Ice Technique

Sunday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pmJune 25Single Session
Instructor: Astia CarregaAges 18+$100
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Sundays, 10:00am - 4:00pmJune 25, July 16, August 6Single Sessions
Instructor: Janice StrawderAges 18+$100
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Digging and Processing Wild Clay

Saturday, 10:00am - 4:00pmJuly 22Single Session
Instructor: Nathan WilleverAges 18+$100
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Introduction to Painting

Thursdays, 6:30pm - 9:30pmJuly 13 - August 34 weeks
Instructor: Inga Kimberly BrownAges 18+$165
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Wheel Throwing (All Levels)

Thursdays, 6:30 - 9:30pmJune 22 - August 108 weeks
Instructor: Irene YoonAges 18+$285
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Ceramics Open Studio

Mondays 6:30pm-9:30pm & Saturdays 1:00pm-4:00pmJune 20 - August 128 weeks
Ages 18+Included with a 10-Week Class Registration or $185
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Friday Night Clay Dates

Fridays, 7:00pm - 9:00pmJuly 14 and August 11Individual sessions
Instructor: Janice StrawderAges 18+$40 per person
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Bookmaking as a Form of Resistance

Wednesday, 7:00 - 9:30pmJune 21 - July 124 weeks
Instructor: Doriana DiazAges 18+$165
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Land Explorations in the Wissahickon

Saturdays, 10:00am - 1:00pmJune 24 - July 224 weeks No class on July 1
Instructor: Nancy AgatiAges 18+$165
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Figure Drawing Open Studio

Tuesdays, 6:30pm - 9:30pmJune 20 - August 88 weeks
Instructor: Peter SamuelAges 18+$140
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Wheel Throwing For Beginners

Tuesdays, 6:30pm - 9:30pmJune 20 - August 88 weeks
Instructor: Robin Williams TurnageAges 18+$285
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Ceramics: Alternative Firing Techniques

Saturdays, 10:00am - 1:00pmJune 24 - August 128 weeks
Instructor: Janice StrawderAges 18+$285
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Pottery Hand and Wheel

Wednesdays, 6:30pm - 9:30pmJune 21 - August 98 weeks
Instructor: Janice StrawderAges 18+$285
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Small Frame Weaving

Mondays, 6:30pm - 9:30pmMay 1 - June 55 weeks
Instructor: Lucia AlberAges 18+$185
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Woodcut: Nontoxic Printmaking without a Press

Tuesdays, 6:30pm - 9:30pmJune 20 - August 88 weeks
Instructor: Peter HaarzAges 18+$285
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Register Today

Register online or call us:
(215) 248-0546
Monday-Thursday, 10am – 4pm

Covid-19 Safety

Please note mask wearing is no longer required in youth and adult class settings and will not be required in our theater starting this spring. 

Class & Workshop Program Policies

  • Preregistration is required for all programs unless otherwise noted
  • Payments must be completed and received by Allens Lane Art Center before the first class or workshop.
  • The Center reserves the right to cancel classes and workshops with low enrollment and make any necessary changes to programs, schedules, instructors, and fees.
  • Youth classes and workshops include all materials.
  • Adult students are responsible for their own materials unless noted in the description.
  • The Center reserves the right to publish photos and videos of adult and youth students and their work for promotion purposes. 
  • If you or your child does not wish to be photographed, please notify us by email at
  • Allens Lane reserves the right to refuse a student’s registration if the individual is disruptive and their behavior results in other students’ inability to create and enjoy the class or workshop.

Refund Policy

You will receive a full refund if a class or workshop is canceled.  We will notify you of the cancelation before the first class or workshop starts.

If you need to withdraw from a class or workshop and would like to request a refund or credit, you must email your request to by the following deadlines:

  • Up to 2 weeks before the first class 90% refund or a 100% credit on your account for future classes/workshops
  • Seven days prior to the first class 75% refund or 100% credit on your account for future classes/workshops
  • No refunds or credits can be processed after the start of classes.


If a class or workshop is canceled because of inclement weather, an announcement will be emailed and posted to our Social Media. You can call (215) 248-0546 during office hours to discuss the class status.  The canceled class will be rescheduled.

Vision Thru Art

For over 30 years, Allens Lane Art Center has been running a weekly sculpture class for blind and visually-impaired artists.

Summer Camp

Our Camp offers a unique blend of performing arts, visual arts, and outdoor activities that give each child a memorable experience.

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Mount Airy, Philadelphia

Since 1953