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Winter Classes

In the event of inclement weather, Academy classes follow Lynchburg City School closings

Pottery Studio     Outreach     Parties @ the Academy     Meet the Instructors     Scholarships    

Kindermusik     Children & Teens    
Art     Arts UnCorked     Pottery     Special Topics    


Infant - 2 Years old
These parent-child music & movement classes will help you strengthen those early parent-child bonds and gain expert advice and parenting resources based on the most recent research in child development. Enjoy instrument play, dance, exploration and together time—Kindermusik@Home digital home materials, including music from class, musical activities and each month's new materials are all included in the tuition!

arrow icon Cuddle & Bounce: Zoom Baby [2553]

arrow icon Sing & Play: Playtime [2554]

2 - 3 Years old
Celebrate the unique joys of your growing in these music-filled classes. Sing, dance and play instruments with your child, helping practice motor skills, turn-taking, social skills and active listening. Fun (and learning!) continues with the Kindermusik@Home digital home materials, including music from class, musical activities and each month's new materials!

arrow icon Wiggle & Grow: Silly All Over [2555]



arrow icon PreTeen Painting [2558] - Registration Closed

arrow icon Make a Mess [2556] - Registration Closed

arrow icon Make a Mess [2557] - Registration Closed

arrow icon Young Artists [2559]

Pottery & Glass

arrow icon Young Potters: Beginning Throwing [2551]

arrow icon Kids Clayworks: Travel to the Jurassic Era [2548] - Registration Closed

arrow icon Kids Clayworks: Spring is Coming [2570]


SENIOR DISCOUNTS! $25 Discount on any class $75 or more; you must be 62 or older and you must fill in your birth date on the registration form. Generously funded by the Genworth Foundation. If you qualify, enter coupon code SENIOR at checkout.


arrow icon Open Arts Studio [2565]

arrow icon Watercolor: SNOW! [2560] - Registration Closed

arrow icon Painting with Oils (early winter) [2562] - Registration Closed

arrow icon Drawing Basics [2564]

arrow icon Watercolor: Painting Water [2561]

arrow icon Painting with Oils (late winter) [2563]

Arts UnCorked

Have some fun! Recreate a piece or put your own twist on it! No experience needed- and no judgment or criticism- just fun exploring your inner artist with a glass of wine. Sign up alone and make new friends or get a group together. Art supplies included. BYOW (bring your own wine). We'll supply the glasses and uncork it for you!

Private parties available for: Birthdays, Girl's Night Out, Team Building Events, Bachelorette Parties & more with 8+ students! Tailor the art to your specific needs and make your event truly memorable. Contact (434) 528-3256 x.304 for more information.

arrow icon Make your own Jewelry! [2566] - Class Full

arrow icon Winter Trees [2567]

arrow icon Skyline Silhouette [2568]


Adult class fee includes 25# clay, studio glazes, and firing. Open studio access to the pottery studio is available for an additional fee. Options for open studio will be discussed in class.

arrow icon Pottery Basics [2542] - Class Closed

arrow icon Throwing and Altering Forms [2543]

arrow icon Beginning Pottery [2549] - New Dates

arrow icon Introduction to Kiln Fired Glass [2571]

arrow icon Intermediate and Advanced Handbuilding [2544] - New Dates

arrow icon Pottery Projects [2547] - New Dates

arrow icon Contemporary Clay Sculpture [2546]

Special Topics

arrow icon Open Pottery Studio [2550]

Registration Notes:

  1. Classes without sufficient enrollment by the registration deadline (listed with each class) will be cancelled. Fees are 100% refundable if the class is cancelled by AFA.
  2. Late registrations are welcome if space is available. Contact (434) 528-3256 to register over the phone.
  3. Full payment must accompany registration; you are not registered for the class until we receive payment.
  4. Payment may be made by cash, check (payable to Academy of Fine Arts) or via debit or credit card through paypal.
  5. 85% of class fees will be refunded, unless the withdrawal notice is received within one week (7 days) of the classes first meeting, then no refund will be issued.
  6. Registration includes agreement with photography/video priviledges. More info here.

For more information, call (434) 528-3256

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