Youth, Teen + Adult Classes

Our year-round youth, teen, and adult programming offers a diverse range of classes taught by local artists. We provide our students with a high quality arts educational experience by working with artists who are eager to share their knowledge and expertise while supporting their educational growth. Artspace teaching artists will devote the necessary time to each student and provide them with technical assistance and substantive feedback, allowing for the best possible educational experience. To make the arts more accessible to all, Artspace will provide basic art making materials and tools to participants on the day of their class. Common drawing, painting and general art making tools will be provided unless otherwise specified via a supply list. In the event that specific supplies are required, Artspace will make available a detailed list of those supplies along with recommended options from the instructor.

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Pottery + Plants

Pottery + Plants

with Anna Grace FitzGerald

Saturdays December 2 + 9, 1-4pm

ages 16+ 


Create a handmade plant pot that you’ll be proud to give to a loved one, or cherish for yourself for years to come! In partnership with Copperline Plant Co., you will apply basic hand-building and glazing techniques to create a small planter, perfect for a new houseplant! Speaking of – all attendees of this class will get to select a beginner-friendly houseplant to take home!

The first session of this two-part class will focus on forming your clay and creating your pots. Week two will be all about the finishing touches – from engraving to using underglaze to decorate your planters. Artspace will fire and glaze the pots, which will be available for pickup, along with your new plant, at Copperline Plant Co in City Market.

This is an entry level class and no prior experience is needed. It is recommended that attendees are able to be present for both sessions in order to complete the project.

From Raleigh, Anna Grace FitzGerald is the owner + founder of Copperline Plant Co. A firm believer that home is where the plants are, she loves working with her hands, be it repotting a new plant or tinkering on a DIY project. Her green thumbs also craft planters, vases, and decorative items for her plant shop and loved ones alike. Anna Grace is excited to partner with Artspace to offer this hand building ceramics class to teach others how to create beautiful planters for their own homes.

Merry Mischief: Printmaking Holiday Cards

Merry Mischief:
Printmaking Holiday Cards

with Alanah Reid

Thursday December 14, 6-9pm

ages 16+ 


Celebrate the holidays and make mischief in this printmaking workshop. Whether it’s a clever pun, a sentimental message, or a unique illustration, you’ll have the opportunity to create holiday cards with your personal, humorous touch.

Our experienced instructor will guide you through, helping you explore creative techniques to infuse humor into your card designs. From witty one-liners to quirky illustrations, you’ll have the tools to make cards that stand out from the holiday norm.

No prior art experience is necessary – just bring your sense of humor, imagination, and a desire to let loose and you’ll leave with a stack of unique holiday cards.

Alanah Reid is a nonbinary visual artist based in Raleigh, NC. Their art embraces vivid colors and mesmerizing organic forms. They have a deep love of gouache paints, rug tufting, and printmaking. Find them online here

Monthly Meet-ups

Artspace Open Studio

Every Wednesday 3-5pm and select Saturdays 1-3pm 

ages 5+

Free! Registration is required.

Let your imagination soar in Artspace’s Open Studio and enjoy a self-guided art making activity for ages 5 and up. Every month there will be a new, beginner-level art making activity to experience. All ages are invited to participate in this free program happening every Wednesday from 3-5pm and select Saturdays from 1-3pm.

Jackie Sanders and Adriana Ameigh working in their studios


Saturday, November 11, 11am-1pm

ages 16+

Free! Please register though so that we may anticipate attendance.

Join us for a monthly gathering of working artists from Raleigh and surrounding areas! This group meets on the second Saturday of the month in Studio 206. These lively sessions are centered around creativity, networking and collaboration. Bring your sketchbook or a work in progress as well as any materials you may need to create during the session.  Hosted by Studio Artists Adriana Ameigh (Studio 203), and Jackie Sanders (Studio 220), the duo behind Level Up Artists Podcast and membership group. 
detail of photo of Aliyah Bonnette working on a quilt in her Artspace studio

Fiber Folks

Sunday December 17, 11am-1pm

ages 16+

Free! Please register though so that we may anticipate attendance.

Join us for a monthly gathering of fiber folks at Artspace! Fiber artists of all kinds and experience levels are invited to join this group, which provides space to work on your projects in community. Bring your own project and materials for a casual, drop in style gathering. Hosted by Studio Artist Aliyah Bonnette (Studio 207) and Community Artist Michelle Wilkie. Please note, this is not an instructor-led workshop, but a casual monthly get together of artists.