clay.fwExpress your creativity. Make a masterpiece. Take a minute to unwind.  Art at the NSYMCA art isn't just for kids, you deserve some fun too! What are you waiting for? Paint a beautiful watercolor work of art with the talented Fran Veil. Feel your creativity take shape as you craft a pot with your very own hands, or if crafting is your thing, we have something for you too! For more information, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Visual Arts Director.

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NEW! Art Journaling

Don’t you deserve some YOU time? Learn how to relax and rediscover yourself through art journaling.

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Watercolors with Fran Vail

Do you want to learn how to navigate the complex watercolor world? If so, join our esteemed teacher, Fran Vail to learn how to layer watercolors. A minimal supply list will be given to you the first class.

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Calligraphy & Lettering

If you’ve been waiting to learn calligraphy for invitations or lettering to create family plaques, this will give you the skills to produce beautiful works of hand-lettered art.

Create with Code 101

Learn the basics of coding your own website through an introduction to standard programming languages like HTML, CSS, and Java. Using unique apps to help you learn how to code, you’ll have a great foundation for building in cyberspace. No class on 3/15 and 5/14.

Create with Code 201

If you’ve already mastered the basics of coding, this class will help you learn to use your skills in new ways. You’ll code your way to custom templates for blogs, social media platforms, and more! No class on 3/15 and 5/14.

Information Media

In the current landscape of the internet, it is harder than ever to parse information from news sites, blogs, and social media. This class will teach how to sift through the noise and reliably find accurate news sources. No classes on 3/5 and 5/14.

Scrapbook & Binding

Scrapbooking is an exciting, creative way to preserve your memories and make unique gifts. Come embrace your passion for scrapbooking and learn binding skills as well.

*Program offerings may vary from season to season. See our current program guide for further information and details