Studio Programs

Studio Programs offer access to creative learning opportunities for children, teens, and adults in the Las Cruces community. Classes are for people of all skill levels, and students have the chance to learn a new skill or enhance existing knowledge while guided by local, experienced, and qualified professional artists.

Discover the artist within through various classes including:

  • Ceramics
  • Drawing
  • Mixed media
  • Painting
  • Much more


Please note that classes are subject to cancellation if they do not meet minimum enrollment. Registration for all classes and programs closes the Wednesday before the first day the session begins.

Registration is now open.

Session Dates

  • Session 1: January 22 to March 9
  • Session 2: March 26 to May 11

Open Studio

  • Fridays: 10 a.m. to Noon
    • Ceramics Studio
    • Multipurpose Studio
    • Painting Studio
  • Saturdays: 9 a.m. to Noon
    • Ceramics Studio

Adult Classes

  1. Ceramics Classes
  2. Mixed Media
  3. Painting & Drawing

Intermediate & Advanced Ceramics

These classes are for skilled potters who want to expand their knowledge of forms and surfacing techniques. Students will have the opportunity to develop throwing and hand-building skills.

Introduction to Ceramics

Create pieces by hand-building, throwing or a combination of both. Students are introduced to the fundamentals of ceramics through a variety of methods to build decorate and glaze your personal ceramic projects.

Kids / Teens Classes

  1. Ceramics
  2. Drawing & Painting
  3. Mixed Media

Clay for Kids

Explore the exciting world of clay! Budding ceramicists will learn the basics of manipulating non-toxic clay to create a variety of functional and decorative pieces. Hand-building, sculpting, and more will encourage every student to use their imagination!