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Adult's Classes:

Summer classes begin June 13 (unless noted otherwise)

Class attendance will be limited! Please call to register (609) 399-7628

Performing Arts

Fun Dance Fitness

Ages 12 - adult

Charlotte Mitchell

Tuesdays 8am - 9am

Thursdays 8am - 9am

$5 per class

Time passes quickly when you’re having fun and getting fit. This class offers one full hour of “fun, dance & fitness.” Move your body to oldies, pop, show tunes, country, etc. Using light weights, hula hoops, bands, canes & pom-poms. Come work out & sweat with us, meet new friends, bring a towel & water. Light weights optional. See you soon!  ONGOING CLASS

Tai Chi  Relaxation!

Ages 10 to adults

Frank Callio

Tuesdays 6:30pm - 7:30pm

$5 per class


Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese art studied to promote relaxation and to encourage meditation. The slow, flowing exercise of the Tai Chi “form” is taught along with several breathing exercises. Tai Chi is often called “meditation in motion” as it encompasses both physical and mental exercise.  ONGOING CLASS

Let's Ballroom!


Edward Fischer

Mon. - Sat. by appointment

Affordable dance programs include: private lessons, group classes and dance parties.

Our private lessons will get you moving and appreciating all types of music. Learn the Fox Trot, Waltz, Tango, Cha-Cha, Rumba, Swing and MORE! With our easy to follow dance system, you will never have to say “no” to another dance invitation! Day and evening lessons taught by certified instructors.


Visual Arts


Introduction to the Art of Mosaics

Ages 18+

Jill Snyder

$140—6 Tuesdays 6pm - 8pm

$30 Supply fee

Learn how to mosaic! Use of tools, proper substrates, different styles and techniques all explained. No art background required. You will learn the art of manipulating the glass to complete your own personal masterpiece.


Creative Image Making Through Drawing


Barry Pisetzner

$140 – 6 Wednesdays 3pm - 5pm

Supply list available: Click here

This class combines basic drawing skills and imagination to produce unique and potentially bizarre imagery. Concepts to explore: dream-like images, x-treme doodling, amazing shading techniques, combining objects to make new “unknown”, realism techniques, thinking outside the cube.

Beginning Drawing for Adults


Barry Pisetzner

$140 – 6 Wednesdays 6pm - 8pm

Supply list available: Click here

A beginning drawing class for adults. This class is designed for any adult who always wanted to learn drawing skills but was afraid to ask. Mr. Pisetzner breaks down the process of how an artist sees the world and copies it on paper or canvas.


Exploring Color

Ages 16+

Gail Beckley

$130 – 5 Thursdays 6pm - 8pm

Begins 6/23

*Please bring water container, paper towels, 9x12 Mixed Media 98lb spiral bound paper pad (60 sheets)

Covering color terminology, the color wheel and how to apply it, properties of color, how different light sources affect color perception, and effects of color combining in different media and in composition. Hands-on experimenting with color identification and mixing using watercolor, acrylics and color papers.

Pastel Portraits

Ages 17+

Tony Troy

$140—6 Tuesdays 10am - 12pm

$25 Supply fee (for pastels)

*Please bring your own pastel paper pad

*Drawing experience required (no beginners please)

Class will be drawing pastel portraits from life. We will also cover easy ways to utilize drawing from photos, and proper composition for portrait paintings. Any nude models used will be discreetly hidden in a closet from where they will be expected to loudly describe themselves for the gathered artists (just nudes used in this class). Class guaranteed to be entertaining with a little music. Singers welcome.

Visual Arts (ceramics/other)

Chick or Duck Workshop

Ages 12 - Adults

Jane Medio

Wednesday May 25, 6:30pm-8:30pm

$40 (materials included)

Come explore a new technique in felting...the reverse needle!  Explore how you can create a “fluffy” texture with felting, and learn to blend colors through using this technique as well!  In this class, you will be taught step by step how to create a chick or a duck and then create this beautiful texture to add a finishing touch!  All levels welcome and all materials provided.

Beginner - Intermediate Pottery

The Ocean City Arts Center has a long tradition of offering classes in pottery and ceramics. We sincerely appreciate the continued interest the community has in our pottery program. We normally offer pottery classes during the summer, however those classes are already full with extensive wait lists for each. Adequate space is our biggest challenge. We are working diligently to finds ways to increase our clay and ceramic classes, so stay tuned.