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 great way for teens to get together, relax, and be creative in a fun, safe atmosphere. Each night has a theme, snacks, games, facilitated by our staff
Saturday 5/11/19, 6:30-8:30pm: Paint-ball Painting
Saturday 6/8/19, 6:30-8:30pm: Henna Body
Saturday 7/20/19, 6:30-8:30pm: Art NEON Splatter Fun
Adventures in Art Materials (age 7-14):
All AAW Camps are facilitated by our instructors and staff. The primary art instruction happens each morning from 9-12pm but campers can create all day long!
Adventures in Art Materials: Exploring Clay to Splatter & Beyond! Registration:
A week with a taste of everything! Each day campers will try out a new artistic medium, exploring its properties and developing skills to produce a unique piece of art. This camp is designed for those who love art and love exploring new and unique approaches. Students produce artwork daily during morning instructional time, continuing exploration during afternoon open-studio time.
Instructor: Sara Vandygriff
CAMP FEE: $175 9am-12pm Session (includes all materials + nut-free snack)
Need a FULL Day Camp?
Add Lunch time + Afternoon Studio time (12-3pm) for $100
Afternoon activities include open-studio time and exploration of art materials from pastels to watercolor. Campers can also relax, have snacks and play games.
AFTERNOON CAMPERS MUST BRING THEIR OWN LUNCH, nut-free snacks are included.
Tangle your way through the 8 steps of the Zentangle® Method, an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. Zentangle can increase focus, satisfaction and well-being... come Zentangle with us! Adults & Teens (15 and older); Facilitated by: Leah Levinstein, Certified Zentangle Teacher.
On these Sundays 4:30-6:15 pm
Tangle an Apron! 6/2/19 $32 per person (apron included and all materials)
Its BBQ time! Create a gorgeous tangles on an apron to give or to keep!
Organic Tangles! 6/23/19, $22 per person
It’s summer! Let nature inspire your tangles, master organic shapes... leave with a kit to take home!
Tangle a Journal 7/21/19, $26 per person (journal included and all materials)
Tangle a journal to fill with new tangles, leave with a gorgeous new journal to tangle in some more!
Tangle a Tote 8/11/19, $28 per person (includes the tote and all materials)
As fall approaches, get ready by Tangling a gorgeous tote to give or keep!
Have a drink, get messy and have some fun!
Saturday 6/22/19 7-9pm: Splatter together for Couples!
Thursday 7/25/19 7-9pm: Patriotic Fun
Saturday 8/17/18 7-9 pm: Nighttime Constellations
Explore how mindful art making can help to manage stress and foster creativity, materials will vary by session. No prior experience necessary. Come to one or all three!
Adults & Teens (age 16 and older); materials included;
Facilitated by: Dr. Karin Coifman
Sundays 4:30-6:00pm; $22 per session (Pre-Registration by session required)
NOTE: Registration CLOSES 24 hrs before each session.
1/6/19 India Ink
6/30/19 Sand & Ink Mandala