Youth Visual Arts Classes

Currently, After School Art classes are offered each Tuesday for grades K-3, and each Thursday for students in grades 4-8. Petite Picasso’s (ages 3-6) typically meet once a month, and offer an excellent introduction to the arts, hand-eye coordination, and basic arts skills. A variety of specialized classes is offered during school breaks and holidays, including Spring Break Art Camp, Summer Art Camp, and holiday-themed classes and workshops. Please visit our Facebook page for current classes and offerings.

In addition to art offerings at BBTCAC, Black Belt Treasures Teaching Artists are available for in-school, after-school, and community classes and workshops. Please contact Kristin Law, Art Programs & Marketing Director, for more information.

Adult Visual Arts Classes

Adult Art Classes and workshops are offered throughout the year in a variety of culturally significant and skill building mediums. Current and past offerings include wheel-throwing (pottery), acrylic, oil, and watercolor painting, printmaking, basket making, chair caning, stained glass, mosaic jewelry, quilling, quilting, sewing, jewelry making, oil, acrylic, and watercolor painting, pottery, sculpture, and more. 

Please visit our Facebook page for current classes and offerings.

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BLACK BELT MAKERS CLASSES

YOUTH ART CLASSES at Black Belt Treasures Cultural Arts Center:

SUMMER ART CAMPS 2022 - REGISTRATION FORM Coming Soon

After School Art - Tuesdays and Thursdays, February through May 2022

ADULT ART CLASSES at Black Belt Treasures Cultural Arts Center:

Introduction to Pottery

Tuesday Evenings from 6-9pm with Kristin Law
$245 includes 6 weeks of instruction, 6 Open Studio dates, 25# clay, glazes, firing, and a tool kit. 

Tuesdays - February 22, March 8, 22, April 5, 19, May 3

Saturday Mornings from 9am until noon with Kristin Law
$245 includes 6 weeks of instruction, 6 Open Studio dates, 25# clay, glazes, firing, and a tool kit. 

Saturdays - February 26, March 12, 26, April 9, 23, May 7

ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM - Pottery



Beginning/Intermediate Chair Caning with David White

Saturday, February 26, from 10am until 3pm with David White
$125 includes all materials, rectangular bench, and instruction. 

Join Dallas County artist, David White, for this introduction to the art of chair caning and weaving. Class will build on the use of basic tools and techniques. Each student will complete one rectangular bench during this workshop, while intermediate students will build on skills learned in their previous class.  

Students should bring: pencil, tape measurer, small bucket, stapler (any kind)

ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM - Caning



Hand Quilting with Mary Margaret Pettway

Contact Kristin Law for scheduling options

2nd Generation Gee's Bend Quilter - Mary Margaret Pettway - will be teaching Hand Quilting at Black Belt Treasures Cultural Arts Center - upon request. Pre-Registration is Required!!!

Learn the art of hand piecing and quilting from this talented, funny, master quilter in the same style her family and friends have been using for generations. All materials are included in the cost of the class - but students are encouraged to bring material scraps (cotton, denim, and sturdy materials work best) for sharing.

$65 for a 2 hour class, per person ($55 class fee + $10 materials) - is due at registration.

All materials will be provided.

This class is available for Small Groups - inquire for reservations

In addition to these classes at BBTCAC - Mary Margaret is available for demonstrations and private workshops. Call for details.


Coming Spring 2022... Encaustic Painting, Hand Built Pottery, Face Jugs, Pottery & Candles, Raku firing, and more


More Classes...

Art Escape - Painting (Sips & Strokes Style)

Occasional Evenings from 6-9pm - when requested! Want to host a painting party...just let us know!

$35-45 (depending on canvas size) includes all materials.


EVENTS...

Hog Wild For Art - each Spring

Art Festival, Music, Kids Activities - in conjunction with Wilcox Area Chamber of Commerce Annual BBQ Cook-Off

*more class dates to be announced soon


To Register for Classes, please call (334) 682-9878 or email info@blackbelttreasures.com