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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Art Dates: Screenprint Superstitions

Friday, 6:30 - 9:30pmOctober 13Single Session
Instructor: Scott HolfordAges 18+$40
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Sip & Sketch

Tuesdays, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pmOctober 3 and November 7Individual sessions
Instructor: Scott HolfordAges 21+$20 per person
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Screenwriting and Movie Making

Saturdays, 12:30 - 2:00pmSept 30 - Nov 46 weeks
Ages 13-18$120
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Art Quilt

Mondays, 6:30 - 9:30pmOct 16 - Nov 135 weeks
Ages 18+$185
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Dance and Creative Movement

Wednesdays, 4:30pm - 5:30 pmSept 27 - Nov 16 weeks
Instructor: Aubrey DonischAges 8-11$95
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Improv Comedy

Tuesdays, 4:30pm - 5:30 pmSept 26 - Oct 316 weeks
Instructor: TBDAges 8-11$95
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Voice Technique and Songwriting

Mondays, 4:30pm - 5:30pmOct 2 - Nov 66 weeks
Instructor: Halé ButcherAges 5-8$95
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Wheel Throwing and Hand-building for Teens

Thursdays, 4:30pm - 6:00pmSept 28 - Nov 168 weeks
Instructor: TBDAges 13-18$160
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Silverpoint Drawing

Wednesdsays, 6:30pm - 9:00pmOct 4 - Nov 15 weeks
Instructor: Darryl SmithAges 18+$185
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Tuesdays, 7:00 - 9:00pmOct 3 - Nov 76 weeks
Instructor: Rebecca HoenigAges 18+$210
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Wheel Throwing (All Levels)

Thursdays, 10:00am - 1:00pmSept 14 - Nov 1610 weeks
Instructor: Nathan Willever$320
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Shibori and Indigo Dyeing

MondaySept 11 - Oct 95 weeks
Instructor: Lucia AlberAges 18+$185
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Sundays, 10:00am - 4:00pmJuly 16, August 6, Sept 17, Oct 22Single 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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Acrylic Painting: Realism to Abstraction

Thursdays, 6:30pm - 9:30pmSept 14 - Nov 1610 weeks
Instructor: Albert FungAges 18+$320
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Wheel Throwing (All Levels)

Thursdays, 6:30 - 9:30pmSept 14 - Nov 1610 weeks
Instructor: Nathan WilleverAges 18+$320
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Ceramics Open Studio

Mondays 6:30pm-9:30pm, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays 1:00pm-4:00pmSeptember 11 - November 1810 weeks
Ages 18+Included with a 10-Week Class Registration or $210
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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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Figure Drawing Open Studio

Mondays, 6:30pm - 9:30pmSept 11 - Nov 1310 weeks
Instructor: Peter SamuelAges 18+$160
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Improv Comedy

Mondays, 6:30pm - 8:30pmSept 11 - Sept 258 weeks
Instructor: Mariangela SaavedraAges 18+$120
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Wheel Throwing For Beginners

Tuesdays, 6:30pm - 9:30pmSept 12 - Nov 148 weeks
Instructor: Robin Williams TurnageAges 18+$285
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Introduction to Pottery

Saturdays, 10:00am - 1:00pmSept 16 - Nov 1810 weeks
Instructor: Janice StrawderAges 18+$320
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Pottery Hand and Wheel

Wednesdays, 6:30pm - 9:30pmSept 13 - Nov 1510 weeks
Instructor: Irene YoonAges 18+$310
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Handbuilding: Functional to Sculptural

Wednesdays, 1:00pm - 4:00pmSept 13 - Nov 1510 weeks
Instructor: Barbara HanselmanAges 18+$320
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Creative Handbuilding & Tile Making

Tuesdays, 10:00am - 1:00pmSept 12 - Nov 1410 weeks
Instructor: Janice StrawderAges 18+$320
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Paint Like Great Artists

Saturdays, 10:30am - 11:45amSept 30 - Nov 188 weeks
Instructor: Stephanie ManziAges 9-12$160 (materials included)
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Mythic Creatures

Tuesdays, 4:15 - 5:30 pmSept 26 - Nov 148 weeks
Instructor: Zipora ShulzAges 8-11$160 (materials included)
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Stop Motion Animation

Saturdays, 10:30am - 12:00pmSept 30 - Nov 46 weeks
Ages 9-12$120
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Young Actors

Thursdsay, 4:30pm - 5:30 pmSept 28 - Nov 26 weeks
Instructor: Andrea Rose CardoniAges 8-11$95
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New Take on Classic Tales

Saturdays, 12:15 - 1:15pmOct 7 - Nov 116 weeks
Instructor: Eliza CarsonAges 8-11$95
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Imagination Station 2D and 3D

Saturdays, 12:15pm - 1:30pmSept 30 - Nov 188 weeks
Instructor: Stephanie ManziAges 6-8$160 (materials included)
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Clay Play

Thursdays, 4:15pm - 5:30pmSept 28 - Nov 168 weeks
Instructor: Zipora ShulzAges 5-7$160 (materials included)
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Fairytale Mash-up

Saturdays, 11:00am - 12:00pmOct 7 - Nov 116 weeks
Instructor: Eliza CarsonAges 5-8$95
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Stage Acting for Teens

Wednesdays, 4:30pm - 5:30pmOct 4 - Nov 86 weeks
Instructor: Eliza CarsonAges 13-18$95
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Pottery Hand & Wheel All Levels: Section 1

Mondays, 10:00am - 1:00pmSept 11 - Nov 1310 weeks
Instructor: Janice Strawder$320
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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