Adult Classes

Kids Classes

After school Digital Coding and Art Program

Tuesdays | 3-5pm

Instructor: Jerry Francl, Sr.

$10.00 per student | Sign up by month at a time

School-age students

Our Art Center is committed to teaching school age students how Science, Technology and Math intertwine to make art. Come join our Digital Art program and expand skills in art concepts such as form, building, coding, design and use of color.

Acrylic Pour Painting

Ages: 10+

Instructor: Debra Weaver

Friday, November 15 | 6-8 pm

Come join us in making an Acrylic Pour Painting. A modern look and a fun process to enjoy with your friends and/or family. Ages 10+ please.

Alcohol Ink Pottery

Family Friendly-ages 3-adult

Instructor: Pia Douglas

October 27 | 3-430pm

Alcohol Ink Pottery is absolutely beautiful. This forgiving method is applied to bisqueware and the magic and interlooping of dyes begin. Whether a keepsake, a gift for someone or just enjoying the process-you will most certainly enjoy.

An Evening Beading

Ages: 15+

Instructor: Kristin Ellis

Friday, October 18 | 6-8pm

$30.00/ members | $35.00 non-members

Unwind with an evening of beading at the Mansfield Art Center. Bring your own refreshments and enjoy yourself with us. All the pretty beads and supplies are included to make a necklace, bracelet, or earrings. Open to all levels from beginning to advanced.

Family Painting: Let’s Create Together!

Sunday, November 10 | 3-5pm

Family Friendly

Instructor: Pia Douglas

$20.00/ per family member

You will be creating this painting TOGETHER!

This multiple canvas family painting is both an experience in art and a product that will be special to your family (or friend) for years to come. You will have several choices of content(to pick one that fits with your family interest)as well as an instructor that will teach and guide you patiently as you create. You will leave an accomplished painter

Family Silk Painting Workshop

Ages: 3-adult

Instructor: Pia Douglas

Sunday Oct. 13 | 3-5 pm

$20 members |$25 non-members

This family friendly silk painting workshop is meant for both the most basic to the most developed of painters. Using silk and dyes, our instructor will lead you to a beautifully finished product that you are proud of.

Silk Painting is an old Asian art form….Painting on silk happened long before painting on canvas and paper. Silk paintings are created on white silk, the dyes are painted onto the stretched surface of the silk using a paintbrush. The dye flows into the fiber, bond with the proteins and become part of the threads. This painting is different from acrylic, oil or even watercolors that all sit on the surface. These paintings are steamed- set locking the dyes into the fibers and making.

Prior to the workshop, the instructor will prepare the chosen outline of your choice. The choices are sun, moon,cat, dog, lily, iris, tree, cross, abstract lines, fish, basketball, football, baseball, pumpkin. Please list your choice in the space below as you register.

Halloween Scratch Coding

Ages: 8-14

Instructor: Jerry Francl, Sr

Oct. 12 | 10am-12pm

Come join us for a Halloween coding experience. Your youngsters will create and design halloween characters and monsters while learning the basics of coding. This digital, basic art design workshop will develop skills that are applicable to most digital art and will allow for your child to have fun as well as an advantage in their computer and building skills. Come join us-guaranteed to be enjoyed!

Harry Potter Potions

Ages: 6-14

Instructor: Emily Negro

Saturday, November 9 |10-12 pm

No matter which Hogwarts house you belong to, Potions Class is a fun time for all! Create potions such as Amortentia, Felix Felicis, and Polyjuice Potion, and brew up your own creations too!

Learn some basics while making your labels about calligraphy, color theory, and the science behind combining different liquids as you make some magic of your own!

Anime-Manga Mania (Workshop)

Friday September 20 | 6-7:30pm

Instructor: Emily Negro

Fee: $15 members | $20 non-members (ages 8-14)

In this workshop, students will discover different methods of Japanese illustration using the appropriate tools in order to create their very own Manga or Anime character! Whether you like to draw in Naoko Takeuchi’s style, Matsuri Hino’s style, Hajime Isayama’s style, or one of your own, this workshop will help you to improve your artistic skills and get you started towards creating your own anime world!

Gourd Bird House Art

November 23 | 2-3:30pm


Instructor: Debra Weaver

$25.00 members | $35.00 non-members

Birds are beginning to think about weathering for the winter and could use a beautiful place to live.

Make a functional and aesthetically pleasing gourd bird house for decor, a gift or to learn something new. You will have choices to add beads, macrame’, paint and use your imagination.

Come join us at the Mansfield Art Center for a nice afternoon. Feel free to bring snacks and drinks to share.


Nature Camp: Take a Hike

Ages 12+


Fall Session: September 12-October 3

$75/members | $95 non-members

Learn to appreciate nature and journalling and create artwork all at the same time with instructor Kate Peresie. This four week session will run at the Mansfield Art Center, The Gorman Nature Center, Malabar School Trail and the Ohio Bird Sanctuary. You will be using your own senses to observe, appreciate and record in your handmade journal through drawing and writing. There is no experience necessary, only an interest in nature, art and a desire to learn. Come join Mansfield Art Center and Kate, an experienced and Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist (OCVN). 

Please come prepared for class with comfortable shoes for walking (1-2 miles), a camera or phone, a plastic bag to sit on (if a log is damp and drawing demands), and a rain coat if the weather calls out.

Wool Felt Ornaments


Saturday, Dec 7 1-3

Instructor: Barb Morejon

$20.00 members | $25.00 non-members

Working with needle felting will allow you to enjoy the color, the texture and the form that offer has to offer. Come make these beautiful wool ornaments with Barb Morejan and allow your tree to have unique appeal with these ornaments you create, or give them as a gift.

There are many shapes of cookie cutters for you to choose from; however, you may bring you own cookie cutter for a more personalized ornament. Your cookie cutter cannot have a handle and must be able to cut on both sides. 

This workshop is limited to only 15 participants and is not your typical ornament making adventure. Sign up today if you are interested.

Mansfield Art Center

Mansfield Art Center
700 Marion Avenue
Mansfield, Ohio 44906

Tuesday - Sunday 11am - 5pm

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