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Pop-up Studios

Office of Raleigh Arts

Last updated Aug. 16, 2018 - 9:15 am
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ABOUT POP-UP STUDIOS

What would you make if an arts center moved into your neighborhood for two months? Pop-Up Studios transform your community center into a mobile art studio where you can take free one day art classes. Whether you have just an hour to commit to trying something new or you want to spend as much time as you can being creative with your neighbors and our teaching artists, the Pop-up Studios are for you! We provide the teaching artists and supplies, and you find the timeslot and topic that work for your interests and your schedule.

Pop-Up Studios travel from one community center to the next, so keep your eye out for when they Pop-Up in your neighborhood. Pop-Up Studios are for everybody and anybody!

Come meet other members of your community while learning new art techniques and being creative. Register for a free class and live your Creative Life!

Pop-up Studio programs are offered free of charge, but pre-registration is encouraged as we have limited seating and materials in each class. Register online using Reclink.

Get prepared to learn from some of the most inspiring teaching artists in Raleigh! Know what to expect from participating in a Pop-Up Studio and learn more about our instructors.

Questions? Email ArtEverywhere@raleighnc.gov.

Locations

2018

Walnut Creek Wetland Center: January 8 through February 20

Laurel Hills Park: March 3 through April 29

Tarboro Road Community Center and Saint Monica Teen Center: May 5 through June 6

Barwell Road Community Center: September 5 through October 14

Millbrook Community Center: October 20 through December 4

2019

To Be Announced

Kids

Kids programs are designed for ages 6 to 11.

Registration for Barwell Road and Millbrook programs opens July 31.

Wednesdays 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Barwell Road Community Center

  • #228000 September 5 Drawing Mandalas
  • #228001 September 12 Jewelry
  • #228002 September 19 Drawing Cartoons
  • #228003 September 26 Card Making
  • #228004 October 3 Drawing Comics
  • #228006 October 10 Fall Collage

Saturdays 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Barwell Road Community Center

  • #227994 September 8 Drawing Animals
  • #227995 September 15 Weaving
  • #227996 September 22 Color Pencil Drawing
  • #227997 September 29 Weaving
  • #227998 October 6 Drawing Animals
  • #227999 October 13 Weaving

Tuesdays 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. at Millbrook Community Center

#227607 October 23 Papermaking
#227608 October 30 Drawing
#227609 November 6 Clay Sculpture
#227610 November 13 Paper Sculpture
#227612 November 27 Origami
#227614 December 4 Mixed Media Sculpture
  • #227607 October 23 Papermaking
  • #227608 October 30 Drawing
  • #227609 November 6 Clay Sculpture
  • #227610 November 13 Paper Sculpture
  • #227612 November 27 Origami
  • #227614 December 4 Mixed Media Sculpture
Wednesdays 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Millbrook Community Center

  • #227632 October 24 Card Making
  • #227633 October 31 Clay Sculpture
  • #227634 November 7 Jewelry
  • #227635 November 14 Papermaking
  • #227636 November 21 Winter Ornaments
  • #227637 November 28 Mixed Media Sculpture
Saturdays 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Millbrook Community Center
  • #227599 October 20 Origami
  • #227600 October 27 Sunprints
  • #227602 November 3 Kirigami
  • #227603 November 10 Sunprints
  • #227604 November 17 Origami
  • #227605 November 24 Foam Prints
  • #227606 December 1 Paper Sculpture


Questions? Email ArtEverywhere@raleighnc.gov.

Teens

Teen programs are designed for participants ages 12 to 16. Teens 16 and older may also sign up for Adult Pop-up Studios.

Registration for Barwell Road and Millbrook programs opens July 31.

Tuesdays 4:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. at Barwell Road Community Center

  • #228740 September 11 Beading
  • #228741 September 18 Writing/Poetry
  • #228742 September 25 Paper Sculpture
  • #228744 October 2 Drawing with Collage
  • #228745 October 9 Papermaking

Tuesdays 3 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. at Millbrook Community Center
#227616 October 23 Drawing with Collage
#227617 October 30 Jewelry
#227618 November 6 Painting
#227619 November 13 Card Making
#227620 November 20 Crochet
#227621 November 27 Winter Ornaments
#227622 December 4 Drawing with Collage
Tuesdays 3 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. at Millbrook Community Center

  • #227616 October 23 Drawing with Collage
  • #227617 October 30 Jewelry
  • #227618 November 6 Painting
  • #227619 November 13 Card Making
  • #227620 November 20 Croche
  • #227621 November 27 Winter Ornaments
  • #227622 December 4 Drawing with Collage

Register online using Reclink.

Questions? Email ArtEverywhere@raleighnc.gov.

Adults

Adult programs are designed for ages 16 and up. 

Registration for Barwell Road and Millbrook programs opens July 31. 

Saturdays 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Barwell Road Community Center

  • #227550 September 8 Intro to Watercolor Painting
  • #227977 September 15 Weaving
  • #227978 September 22 Painting Chickens
  • #227979 September 29 Print your Drawings
  • #227984 October 6 Photo Transfer Notecards
  • #227985 October 13 Intro to Watercolor Painting

Sundays 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Barwell Road Community Center

  • #227986 September 9 Intro to Acrylic Painting
  • #227987 September 16 Continuing Acrylic Painting
  • #227988 September 23 Intro to Drawing
  • #227989 September 30 Intro to Acrylic Painting
  • #227990 October 7 Continuing Acrylic Painting
  • #227992 October 14 Intro to Drawing

Tuesdays 6:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. at Barwell Road Community Center

  • #228732 September 11 Origami & Folded Structures
  • #228736 September 18 Writing/Poetry
  • #228737 September 25 Flexagon Books
  • #228738 October 2 Intro to Crochet
  • #228739 October 9 Architectural Origami Pop-ups

Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Millbrook Community Center
#227557 October 20 Lavender Sachets 
#227559 October 27 Intro to Watercolor
#227560 November 3 Open Studio **
#227561 November 10 Painting Chickens
#227563 November 17 Foam Printmaking
#227564 November 24 Intro to Watercolor
#227565 December 1 Silk Painting
Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Millbrook Community Center

  • #227557 October 20 Lavender Sachets
  • #227559 October 27 Intro to Watercolor
  • #227560 November 3 Open Studio **
  • #227561 November 10 Painting Chickens
  • #227563 November 17 Foam Printmaking
  • #227564 November 24 Intro to Watercolor
  • #227565 December 1 Silk Painting

Sundays from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Millbrook Community Center

  • #227566 October 21 Intro to Acrylic Painting
  • #227570 October 28 Continuing Acrylic Painting
  • #227572 November 4 Intro to Drawing
  • #227577 November 11 Intro to Acrylic Painting
  • #227578 November 18 Continuing Acrylic Painting
  • #227580 November 25 Intro to Drawing
  • #227582 December 2 Intro to Acrylic Painting

Tuesdays from 6:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. at Millbrook Community Center

  • #227586 October 23 Sewing Heat Packs
  • #227587 October 30 Scrolls and Paper Beads
  • #227589 November 6 Open Studio **
  • #227590 November 13 Flag Books
  • #227592 November 20 Board Books
  • #227593 November 27 Japanese Marbling
  • #227594 December 4 Silk Painting

**Open Studio Days provide no formal instruction, but give you the opportunity to work on projects in painting, drawing, sewing, collage, and bookmaking using Pop-Up Studios Materials"

Register online using Reclink.

Questions? Email ArtEverywhere@raleighnc.gov.

Active Adults

Active Adult programs are intended for adults ages 55 and older.
Registration for Barwell Road and Millbrook programs opens July 31.
Active Adult programs are intended for adults ages 55 and older.
Registration for Barwell Road and Millbrook programs opens July 31.

Tuesdays 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Barwell Road Community Center

  • #228753 September 11 Beading
  • #228754 September 18 Writing/Poetry Day
  • #228755 September 25 Scrapbooking
  • #228756 October 2 Intro to Crochet
  • #228758 October 9 Mixed Media Landscapes

Wednesdays 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Barwell Road Community Center

  • #228007 September 5 Soft Cover Books
  • #228009 September 12 Pocket Accordion Book
  • #228010 September 19 Knitting
  • #228011 September 26 Gatefold Books
  • #228012 October 3 Collaging Little Whimsical Houses
  • #228013 October 10 Architectural Origami Pop-ups

Wednesdays 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Millbrook Community Center

  • #227623 October 24 Paste Paper
  • #227624 October 31 Scrapbooking
  • #227625 November 7 Double Signature Pamphlets
  • #227626 November 14 Papermaking
  • #227627 November 21 Japanese Marbling
  • #227628 November 28 Painting

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