Akron ArtWorks is an art studio offering open studio sessions, fine art instruction, and therapeutic groups for children, teenagers, and adults. All ages and abilities welcome!
Your mind, body & soul on art.
Familiarize yourself with our studio and offerings by taking a look at our course catalog and events calendar. We hold group art instruction classes that meet once a week, weekend workshops, and open studio times. We also offer group therapy for teenagers and adults.
Upcoming Calendar Events
Give the gift of ART!!
Gift cards are available in any quantity. Here we have a few convenient options, but feel free to contact us directly if you would like to order another value.
A new view of the High Holy Days, for women only. A therapeutic art experience of Biblical woman associated with The High Holy Days - Sarah, Hagar or Hannah. Through their eyes, learn how they expressed longings, challenges, and joys. A joint art class between Beth El and Akron ArtWorks.
September 6, 13 & 27, 7:30 - 9 pm, $5/class and registration required
Facilitated by Rabbi Elyssa Austerklein and Jen Yensel LPCC-S
No art experience necessary.
As we say goodbye to the summer, come to the studio and create a watercolor painting to remember the warmth and memories of these past few months.
Sunday 8/19. Drop-in studio hours are 1-4pm.
Akron ArtWorks, 1720 Merriman Rd, Suite A, Akron, OH
$10 individual, max $25 family (3+)
Buy an OPEN STUDIO CARD ($100) in the studio and get 5 FAMILY visits for the price of 4!
Introducing the basic building blocks of art. Learn line, shapes, form, color and more. Building confidence and skills through art exploration.
Teacher: Sara Vandygriff,
Ages 4-6: Saturdays 9-10am* (Available Session 1 only, 09/08, 09/15, 09/22, 09/29, 10/06, 10/13)
Ages 7-13: Thursdays 4:15-5:15pm (Available Session 2 only, 11/01, 11/08, 11/15, 11/29, 12/06, 12/13) (NO CLASS 11/22)
*NOTE: Parents are welcome to stay but not required to do so.
Learn basic drawing techniques and methods to render goblins, dragons, armor, and more…
Teacher: Mellissa Redman
Saturdays 11:30-12:30 - Available Series 2 only (10/27, 11/03, 11/10, 11/17, 12/01, 12/08) (NO CLASS 11/24)
Have a drink and splatter away in our splatter room...
Get ready to get messy and have some fun!
Pre-registration Required $25 per person, includes 1 drink + all materials
Saturday 9/29/18 - Splatter with your bestie! Grab a friend and splatter away...
Saturday 11/10/18 Parents night out! - Before the holidays, take a night out for yourselves
Saturday 12/1/18 Holiday Spectacular - Splatters to help make your home festive!