Applications for our free fall programs, sponsored by The Greater Pottstown Foundation, are now avaible. Please see below for details. PLEASE NOTE: Clay Academy is full. We are still accepting applications for the rest of the fall programs below.
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Programs for Kids
Sponsored by The Greater Pottstown Foundation, these fun free classes offer students a chance to explore their creativity. For kids ages 8-12, Art Academy is a general arts exploration class where students work with many different mediums, and Clay Academy teaches students how to create with clay. Both programs begin September 22, 2017. Applications are due by September 8, 2017. Click here for an application.
Please note: Spaces will be filled on a first come, first served basis. We encourage everyone who is interested to apply. However those students who qualify for free or reduced lunch and those who have not attended a free program with us before will be given priority. We will accept applications until our deadline and then make a determination of who has been accepted into our programs.
Programs for Teens
PLEASE NOTE: Poetry in Progress has a new start date: 9/29. We are still accepting applications for this great teen program.
Teen can choose from two three programs sponsored by The Greater Pottstown Foundation. In Teen Clay Studio, students will learn how to work on the wheel and hand build with clay, working with the instructor to design and complete individual and cooperative projects. Teen Mixed Media Studio lets students explore many different mediums, learning from a talented roster of instructors. Poetry in Process will help students dig into their creative passions through the use of poetry, song, music and/or storytelling in order to develop a stronger voice – literally and figuratively speaking. In Poetry in Progress students explore poetry, spoken word and song lyrics to find their own voices. Teen Clay begins September 28, Teen Mixed Media begins September 27 and Poetry in Progress begins September 29. Applications for all programs are due by September 8, 2017. Please click here for an application and for complete details on the programs.
Please note: Spaces will be filled on a first come, first served basis. While we encourage everyone who is interested to apply, those students who qualify for free or reduced lunch and those who have not attended a free program with us before will be given priority. We will accept applications until our deadline and then make a determination of who has been accepted into our programs.
Healing Arts Program
Our Healing Arts program is designed to give military veterans and those whose lives have been touched by cancer an chance to experience the healing power of the arts. The program offers general scholarships, when funds are available, as well as specific programs that are funded by local businesses and organizations. If you are interested in sponsoring a program, or donating towards our general Healing Arts scholarship fund, please contact Executive Director Erika Hornburg-Cooper.
Thanks to a generous donation from the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 436, we currently have three general scholarships available for veterans. These scholarships can be used to take any class in our current schedule. Please click here to see all of our current classes. Click here for an application.