Alabama Contemporary Art Center


Alabama Contemporary Art Center offers a full range of classes and workshops for all skill levels. Studio art classes are led by professional artists and experienced educators. Access to the works of nationally and internationally known artists of current exhibitions will provide inspiration for studio exploration. Weekend and evening studio classes are available for all ages. The full schedule of classes can be found under the Visual & Performing Arts tab. To register, please contact Amanda Solley at 251-208-5658.

Please note: Payment for classes must be made in full at the time of registration, no later than four days prior to start of class. If you must cancel, please let us know at least four days before the date of the class. No refunds will be given for withdrawals after registration ends. Classes may be cancelled due to insufficient enrollment. If this occurs, students will be contacted in advance and full refunds will be issued.

Amanda Solley
Education Coordinator
251 208 5658

Senior Studio Classes

Senior studio classes are free for adults ages 60+
Classes are every 1st and 3rd Wednesday from 2-4pm.

June 4
June 18
July 2
July 16
August 6
August 20

Adult Studio Classes

Ceramics Studio | beginning September 10

This is a beginning to intermediate class exploring clay as a medium for the expression of 3-dimensional forms. Students will be introduced to wheel throwing and hand building techniques.

The class will run every Wednesday from 5:30 – 8:30pm , beginning September 10th until October 29th, making a total of 8 sessions.

CLA Studio
Wednedays, beginning September 10
5:30 – 8:30pm

$195/ Member discounts available


Gearing up for Global – Summer Professional Development Workshop | July 2

In this three hour workshop, Dr. Paige Vitulli will provide K-12 teachers with information on how to integrate art across the curriculum using contemporary art experiences as a teaching mechanism. Educators will be prepared for CLA’s next major long-term exhibition on globalism scheduled to open in fall 2014. Educational resources will be provided along with hands-on activities.

CLA Studio

Presenter: Dr. Paige Vitulli / the University of South Alabama
Date: Wednesday, July 2 / 9-noon –  15 minute break mid-way
Maximum number of teachers: 25
Grades: K-12

This workshop is sponsored by SARIC