Art Studio

Virtual Fall Classes
Mini Art Lessons

The Art Studio is the arts education center of New Castle County's Department of Community Services. We offer classes year-round for artists of all ages, skill levels and abilities. Take a look at the current catalog and register for upcoming classes! 

  1. Sun Sep. 27

    Drawing and Nature Walk in Rockwood Park Bring any sized sketch pad and pencil for an enjoyable creative afternoon in the park. Begin with an outdoor sketching lesson with drawing instructor, Karen Berstler. Take a nature walk and learn about Rockwood Park historical facts, designs and creators. Stop at various locations to sketch the garden's beauty. Karen will be there to answer any sketching questions during the walk. Leave with the beginnings of your very own nature book! Meet in the Mansion's Courtyard by the Visitor's Entrance to start the class. • Social distancing will be in practice during the tour. • Face masks are required. • PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED • TOUR LIMITED TO 10
  2. Wed Oct. 7 - Wed Oct. 28

    VIRTUAL FIBER ARTS AND FABRIC DYEING Four 2-hour virtual classes. We will explore the many ways of creating art and functional pieces with fabric and other fibers. Students will learn home and eco-friendly dyeing techniques and make small weaving, sewing and embroidery projects. Open to all levels. Students will receive a list of materials they are asked to purchase on their own prior to the start of class. Ages: 16+
  3. Wed Oct. 14 - Wed Nov. 4

    VIRTUAL BEGINNER'S WATERCOLOR Four 2-hour virtual classes. Learn watercolor techniques and how to apply them to a painting. Techniques include washes, brush work, glazing and color mixing. Practice each skill and combine them in a final project. Students will receive a list of materials they are asked to purchase on their own prior to the start of class. Zoom meeting invitation and material list will be sent out after registration. Ages: 16+
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  1. Art Studio



    310 Kiamensi Road
    Wilmington, DE 19804

    Ph: 302-995-7661

    Hours


    Monday - Thursday
    9:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.

    Saturdays
    9 a.m. - Noon
    (Holiday Closures)

All New Castle County recreation programs and services are suspended until further notice in accordance with Governor Carney’s State of Emergency Declarations relating to Covid-19 as well as orders and guidance from New Castle County Executive Matthew Meyer.

For the latest news on New Castle County’s response to Covid-19 please refer to newcastlede.gov. See our Covid-19 Resource Page for information on available resources in New Castle County.