Art Workshops and Classes for All Ages


Petaluma Arts Center’s summer arts camps include ceramics, drawing and painting, sidewalk art, illustration, jewelry making, cartooning, and more. Experienced instructors provide a supportive learning environment for budding artists and artisans ages 5-18. The summer concludes with a special “pop-up art show” for family and friends. Sign up for one session or several.

Session dates include: June 4-7, June 11-14, June 18-21, June 25-28, July 9-12, July 16-19, July 23-26, July 30-Aug. 2, & Aug. 6-9.

Each session is 4 days (Mon-Thurs), either morning (9:30AM-noon) or afternoon (1:30-4PM)

Keep a look out for the official kickoff email coming within the next week.

Additional information and questions:
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Summer Arts Camp: Studio Art and Cartooning with Mark Edwards (Session 3)

Studio Art and Cartooning with Mark Edwards

Dates: Monday, June 26 – Thursday, June 29
Time: 9:30am – 12:00pm
Ages: 5-15
Tuition: $125 general, $112.50 PAC members
Materials Fee: none
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, June 21, 11:59pm

This is a fun class where students will create their masterpieces using many mediums, including paint, pastel, clay, wood and watercolor. We will work with cartoons and cartoon comic books, Italian street painting, clay sculptures, portraits, landscapes, puzzles, clocks - so many surprises! Come have fun with art! If students take this class more than once, art projects will differ on a slightly more advanced level, with new ideas and challenges.
About the Instructor:
Mark Edwards has taught in Petaluma for over 25 years. Mark is a published children’s book illustrator. Many of Mark Edward’s art is all over town, including murals and sculptures of Snoopy and Lucy statues in Santa Rosa. He loves working with students and loves how the students teach him something new every day.
This class is repeated, all information and times the same, June 5-8 and June 12-15.

Please note: Occasionally, PAC will need to cancel a class. If this happens, PAC will notify students at least one day in advance and give a full refund or credit to another Summer Arts Camp 2017 class.

Every day from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM Until 6/29/2017 PST

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Mud Buddies is a drop-in weekly class on Wednesdays at 6:30pm. Pay at the door. For more information, contact Candace Birchfield at (707) 347-9223 or

$15 per 3 hour session
$78 for 6 3 hour sessions
$120 for 10 3 hour sessions

Clay is $30 for a 25 pound bag. Only clay purchased at Mud buddies may be used.

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We use the Visual Thinking Strategies method as the basis for experiencing art.  Hands-on art projects available.
Contact Delfin Vigil at 707-762-5600 x101 or for more information or to reserve.

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