Paul and Yetta Gluck School of Visual Arts

Through the generosity of Paul and Yetta Gluck, the JCC is now offering classes for all ages that foster creativity, personal growth, and community through hands-on learning at Paul and Yetta Gluck School of Visual Arts.  

All supplies are included in the class fee unless otherwise noted. All classes are available virtually unless otherwise noted. 



OPEN STUDIO
Everyone is welcome to explore their creativity during open studio. Instructors will be on hand and supplies are available. Space is limited, registration is encouraged.
Dates: Thursdays, January 13, 27, February 10, 24, March 10, 24, April 7, 28, May 12, & 26
Time: 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

SUPPORT THROUGH EXPRESSIVE ARTS (Ages 18+)
Join Executive Director of NAMI of Mahoning Valley, Hope Haney, as she leads free expressive arts workshops on mental health wellness and healing. Space is limited, registration is encouraged.
Dates: Mondays, January 17, February 21, & March 21
Time: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.


CERAMIC HAND BUILDING BASICS
Learn hand building techniques to create your own functional object. Possibilities include dishes, bowls, cups, mugs, vases, and more!
Dates: Wednesdays, January 12 & 26
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Cost: $36/Members | $45/Non Members

Register by Friday, January 7.


PET POP! ART
Paint your best friend! Email a photo of your pet to rgeorge@jewishyoungstown.org one week before class.
Date: Wednesday, February 2
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Cost: $20/Members | $25/Non Members

Register by Friday, January 28.


CELEBRATING LOVE SIP’N PAINT (Ages 18+)
Sponsored by Chalet Premier. Bring a friend or partner and enjoy cocktails, mocktails, and charcuterie.
Date: Wednesday, February 9
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $20/Member | $25/Non Member

Register by Friday, February 4.


NATURE WATERCOLORS
Beginner and intermediate painters will use watercolor techniques to create a painting inspired by spring!
Date: Wednesday, March 9
Time: 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $20/Members | $25/Non Members

Register by Friday, March 4.


SPRING GARDEN SERIES
Construct a clay fairy house from scratch! Learn how to build with clay and how to apply different glazes. Once your house is complete, add handmade accessories to create a garden setting.
Dates: Wednesdays, March 23, 30, April 6, & 13
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Cost: $40/Members | $50/Non Members

Register by Friday, March 18.


MOTHER’S DAY MEMORIES (Ages 5-14)
Use mixed media to create a gift mom will treasure!
Date: Wednesday, May 4
Ages 5–9: 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. | Ages 10–14: 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $10/Members | $15/Non Members

Register by Friday, April 29.


MACRAME PLANT HANGERS & PAINTED POTS
Paint a beautiful pot and learn the basics of macrame to create a hanger for your hanging plants.
Date: Wednesday, May 11
Time: 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $20/Members | $25/Non Members

Register by Friday, May 6.


THE ART OF GELLIPLATE PRINTMAKING
Learn the technique and apply it to collage.
Date: Wednesday, May 18
Time: 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $20/Members | $25/Non Members

Register by Friday, May 13.


FUSED GLASS SUNCATCHERS
Design a hanging suncatcher with kiln-fired glass!
Date: Wednesday, May 25
Time: 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $20/Members | $25/Non Members

Register by Friday, May 20.

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