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 November 6th

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 (4 weeks)
Starts November 4th


 NEW! Mommy & Me Masterpieces

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

 Starts November 4th
$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 November 4th
$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 November 1st
$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 October 30th (classes begin for the month of November)
 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


Saturday, November 1st 1 pm – 5 pm &

NEW! Now offering Weekday Classes too! Wednesday, November 5th 12:30-4:30 pm       

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 November 1st     $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 November 4th


 Acrylic Painting with Patty Cure

Starts November 5th

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 November 4th
 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!