To register for classes, please return the registration and the release and waiver forms to the Cherokee Arts Center with cash or check made out to CCAC.

*All Classes and Workshops must be registered for at least one week in advance!

We are SO excited to announce our new Fall Schedule!!!  There truly is something for everyone in the family. Kids, teens, and adults, will find where their passion lies here at the Cherokee Arts Center!



New! Adult Drawing with Bob Nocon

"Passage", Bob Nocon


Starts January 3rd

Thursdays, 1:30-3:30pm

$80 (4 weeks)

Supplies not included


Children's Musical Theatre Classes!

NEW! Junior Musical Theater


Ages 5-9  Tuesdays 4:30-5:30pm     Ages 10-14  Tuesdays 5:30-6:30pm

Students will be introduced to character development through the use of fun-filled improv games and songs! A showcase presentation will take place for parents in the month of December.

$49 (3-4 weeks)
Starts January 6th


 NEW! Mommy & Me Masterpieces

Ages 18 months- 4 years
Tuesdays 10:30-11:30

 Starts January 6th
$20 per class +$5 for each additional child
Reservations Required

This is a parent/child class which will explore the many mediums of art in a fun and free flowing environment. We will celebrate “messes” and encourage experimentation! Children will become familiar with: paint, clay, fiber art, drawing and printing. They will learn about famous artists such as Vincent vanGogh and Claude Monet! At the end of each class, the child will have a “Mommy & Me Masterpiece” to take home.


NEW! Kids Introduction into Fiber Arts Class
Ages 8 -12
Tuesdays 5:00-6:00 pm

Starts January 6th
$75 (4 weeks)

In this introduction to the fiber arts , students will weave, sew, print onto textiles, dye fabrics and explore cloth batik.







  Handbuilding Ceramics Class 
Open to All Ages

Saturdays 11:00 am -12:00 pm

 Starts January 6th
$90 (4 weeks) includes supply fee

Students will learn a variety of handbuilding ceramic techniques . We will fire & glaze each piece. All ages are welcome! Parent & child combo's are great!


Kim Bates- Digital Photography Class     

Photography by Kim Bates 


Starts January 8th
 Thursdays  6:30 to 8:30pm   12 yrs and up  (4 weeks) 
Bring 2-3 recently taken photos, your camera and its
instructions.  No digital camera? You can even use your cell phone!



Elly Hobgood's Paint Group 

"Ruffles and Ridges" Watercolor by Elly Hobgood


Class dates/times TBA

Come and paint our watercolor projects geared towards
those with some watercolor experience. 



John Horne  -  Teen Drawing Classes 

"Front Porch II" Mixed Medium by John Horne

Teen Drawing Starts January 3rd     $80
Saturdays  12:45-2:00pm            Teen (4 Weeks)           
Young artists of all levels are encouraged to explore various mediums with
hands - on demonstrations & examples by interactive instruction.




Linda Maphet’s -Oil & Acrylic Painting

 "Fiddler" Oil by Linda Maphet


                             Tuesdays 1:00-3:00pm    Adults & Teens                    (4 weeks)      $100                                       Thursdays   1:30 pm - 3:30 pm     Adults & Teens      (4 weeks)       $100

A traditional approach to drawing into painting in acrylics and oils through guided instruction.
Starts January 6th


 Acrylic Painting with Patty Cure

Starts January 7th

Wednesdays, 2:00pm-4:00pm

$100 (4weeks)

The goal of this class is to enable my students to experience the joy of expression through teh acyrlic medium by assisting them in building upon simple precepts in the painting process.


Jim Rivera - C.A.C.I.- Cherokee Arts Center Improv        

 Starts January 6th
 Tuesdays from 6:30 pm- 8:30 pm
Ages 15 and up (4 weeks)  $52

Photo by Lisa Kaye Kinsler

Feedback from the Improv Students!
"Absolutely loved it! Looking Forward to the next class!"
"Jim did a great job fostering creativity from the Group"
"Jim has a great grasp of where he is taking this course!"
"Great energy!"

Interested in Acting or Comedy?  Interested in being creative and want to learn more about Improvisational theater?  Have free time on Tuesdays from 6:30 -8:30 pm?  Improv is proven to:

Enhance your Self-Confidence!
Enhance your Listening and Observations Skills!
Enhance Public Speaking Skills!
Enhance Comfort in Social Settings!
Enhance Brainstorming Abilities!
Enhance Team Building Skills!
Have a Great Time!

Cherokee Arts Center Improv is dedicated to the proposition that all things can be funny, amusing, entertaining, hilarious, absurd, comical, ludicrous, whimsical, bizarre, droll, farcical, comic, or facetious.
We will entertain!



Garrett Abdo- Acting Professionally 101

Starts January 8th
 Thursdays from 6:30 pm- 8:30 pm
Ages 18 and up (4 weeks)  $75

Acting Professionally 101 provides the basics needed to audition for professional acting roles for Television and Movies and how to jump start your career. With the booming film and television production in Georgia there has never been a better time to become a professional actor. The need for trained talent is increasing like never before. Acting is a fun and exciting second career that could turn into a lavish first career. Just like any craft, acting for the camera requires a particular skill set and preparation knowledge in order to successfully land the role. Even if you have NEVER acted before, this class can prepare you to audition and submit for roles in Film and Television. This class is for Adults 18+.