Art Center Policies

Winter Weather: if it is a snow day for the Auburn Enlarged City School District, Art After School will be canceled.

Payment is required for all art classes at the time of registration. No refunds within one week of class start date. Classes often fill up, so we encourage you to register early!

If the Art Center cancels a class you will be notified. When a class is cancelled, your enrollment fee may be credited towards another class or may be refunded in full.

Art After School

Art After School gives children the opportunity to be creative and have fun in a unique environment. Classes meet Wednesday afternoons from 3:45-5:15pm for a series of six week sessions throughout the school year. Note that students can arrive as early as 3:30 to the Art Center. Scholarships are available.

Fall 2017
Session 1: Autumn Art
September 20-October 25, 2017
Session 2: Winter Explorations
November 1-December 13, 2017
Have fun learning how to make different patterns with dye on T-shirts, and create your own colored yarn and wool!  Build your own tool to spin yarn, try knitting and experiment with felting. Use your dyed materials in unique creations, and play with different techniques and textiles.
Click below to register for Session 2.
This class is now FULL. If you would like to be placed on the waiting list, please email

When: Session 2: Wednesdays, November 1-December 13, 3:45-5:15pm (no class November 22)
Who: Ages 6-10
Teacher: Carrie Drake
Cost: $60 for members / $70 for non-members

To register, please click here or call the Art Center at 315.255.1553.

Sewing Step 2

A more advanced class for students who have completed our Introduction to Sewing or have a basic understanding of a sewing machine.  In this 6-week series, students will have fun learning more techniques and completing more advanced projects such a cross-body bag, satchels, book covers and more! All tools, machines and materials will be provided.

When: Wednesdays, November 1-December 13, 3:45-5:15pm (no class Nov 22)
Who: Grades 4-9
Teacher: Nancy Bales
Cost: $95 members / $105 non-members (includes supply fee for cloth, thread and other supplies)

To register, please click here or call the Art Center at 315.255.1553.

Art Camp

The Schweinfurth Art Center holds week-long art camps during the February school break week (Winter Art Camp), April school break week (Spring Art Camp) and for four weeks in July and August (Summer Art Camp).  We hold two sessions each week, one for ages 6-10, and one for ages 11-16.  Each week includes a variety of projects, often focusing on a theme, and a range of mediums, from ceramics to painting to collage to fiber art.  Camps for older students include more advanced techniques and often focus on one or two mediums.

Dates for 2018 will be as follows:

Winter Art Camp: Monday-Friday, February 19-23, 9am-Noon. 

Spring Art Camp: Monday-Friday, April 23-27, 9am-Noon

Summer Art Camp: Monday-Friday (Week 1: July 16-20, Week 2: July 23-27, Week 3: July 30-August 3, Week 4: August 6-10)

We are currently accepting registrations for Winter Art Camp. Teachers for Winter Art Camp will be Linda McCarthy (ages 6-10) and Warner Varno (ages 11-16). Details coming soon!

When: Monday-Friday, February 19-23, 9am-Noon each day
Teacher: Linda McCarthy
Cost: $95 for members / $105 for non-members

To register, please click here or call the Art Center at 315.255.1553.