Art Classes

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Discover your creative side!

South Shore Arts has provided art instruction since 1970.
We offer classes from painting to pottery, there is something
for everyone. South Shore Arts instructors are highly qualified
teaching artists. Many of our instructors are professional artists
working in the field. They bring they knowledge and talents to
create a vibrant learning experience like no other. 

We have locations in Munster, Crown Point & Hammond.
Click on our class schedule for a full listing of our classes. 

Spring classes begin March 25


(Ages 16 & up)

We offer a variety of classes including:
Intro to Drawing
Intermediate/Advanced Drawing
Watercolor Painting
Intro to Ceramics (Pottery)
Intermediate/Advanced Ceramics (Pottery)
B/W Photography with Darkroom (35mm)
Intro to Digital Photography
Intro to Photoshop

Seniors Classes

(Ages 55 & better)

Senior's Ceramics (Pottery)
Senior's Drawing Studio
Senior's Art Workshop

Children's Classes

(Ages 1-15)

We offer a variety of classes including:

  • Art Foundations

  • Children's Intro to Drawing

  • Children's Intermediate/Advanced Drawing

  • Children's Intro to Drawing & Painting

  • Intro to Ceramics (Pottery): Handbuilding

  • Ceramics (Pottery) Studio

  • Manga: Japanese Comic Drawing

  • Camps are offered throughout the summer







Give the gift of art!

South Shore Arts has gift certificates available in any denomination. Contact 219-836-1839 for details.





  • Call 219-836-1839 to register or visit our Munster office.

  • We recommend you sign up at least a week before the class start date.

  • Become a member and save 10% on most classes.

  • Give the gift of an Art Class—Gift certificates can be used toward art classes or in the Gift Shop. Call 219-836-1839 for details.


If a class is canceled due to low enrollment, a full refund will be granted. Refunds, minus a 10% processing fee, for class withdrawal will be allowed only if notification is made before the second class meeting. No refunds will be made for withdrawal after the second class meeting. No refunds will be made on Memberships.

Registrants—please attend your class unless South Shore Arts contacts you to cancel it. We will only contact you if it is canceled.
Class fees cannot be pro-rated.


Are you an individual, organzation or business looking for a creative way to give back? Sponsor a scholarship! It can be for an individual student or an entire scholarship fund. This is a great idea for a charitable donation or for planning giving.


South Shore Arts offers a limited number of need-based scholarships for elementary through high school students who have been recommended by a classroom teacher or art instructor. Documentation of financial need is required.