Burlington City Arts


Burlington City Arts’ education program features high quality classes, drop-in classes, workshops and youth summer camps in all mediums for every age and ability. Our staff of teaching artists are highly skilled and will lead you through the art-making process in one of our professional art studios.

Our Winter 2017 Classes open for registration on Monday, December 5. See our slate of classes by age linked below.


Oil Painting, Contemporary Figure Painting, Watercolor, Graphic Novel, Black and White Darkroom Photography, Mixed Level Darkroom Photography, Digital SLR Camera, Adobe Lightroom, Glaze Chemistry (lecture), Live Stream Workshop with Didem Mert, Kiln Basics (lecture), Pottery Decals, Linocut. Classes all will take place at the BCA Center at 135 Church Street due to our move from Memorial Auditorium at the end of 2016.


Our youth classes are on a break while we move from Memorial Auditorium to 405 Pine Street (Spring 2017).


Preschool Art Drop-In & Adult Life Drawing Drop-In.



Scholarships (Partial and Full)
Scholarships are available through the generosity of local businesses and donors. CLICK HERE to fill out a scholarship application or call 802.865.7166 for more details.

BCA members receive 10% off class registration fees (as noted with class descriptions). Become a member today and save 10%! Once you select a class, you can add a membership to your cart as well.

Refunds can only be given if the request is made at least two weeks prior to the beginning of the class. An administration fee of 15% of the class price is non-refundable. After the two week window, a class credit will be processed at the discretion of the Education Director. Class credits are non-refundable.

To register for classes, select categories below. Call 802.865.7166 for more information or register in person at the BCA Center, 135 Church Street, Burlington, Vermont.

Class Locations
The BCA Center is located in downtown Burlington at 135 Church Street and houses contemporary art galleries, the Community Darkroom, Digital Media Lab and Visual Arts Studio.

The Print and Clay Studio is located at 250 Main Street, Memorial Auditorium in downtown Burlington. Call 802.865.7166 for specific directions to any of our class locations.

Full payment is required to secure your space in classes. We accept Visa, MasterCard, cash and checks. Please register at least one week before classes begin to ensure your place. Students will be notified if a class is to be canceled due to low registration at least a week in advance and will be refunded in full.

Interested in creating a class program? Submit your idea using our Class Proposal Form.