Adult & Youth Art Classes

Classes Cancelled

Curtis Center for the Arts is Temporarily CLOSED through April 11, 2020

All classes through May 15, 2020 have been cancelled.  Classes are set to start on May 16, 2020.

Before reopening  on April 11, 2020 and classes starting on May 16, 2020 we will follow the current public health order.

All adult and youth art classes from March 13 through May 15, 2020 have been cancelled.  All students who registered for a class during this time period have been notified and will receive refunds. Please check emails for updates from the Curtis Center for the Arts and for questions call the Curtis Center for the Arts at 303-797-1779. 

Greenwood Village’s cultural arts center offers a variety of art classes for preschoolers, children, teens and adults. Classes are instructed by professional artists and staff who strive to provide the best art educational experience for all artistic levels. If you can’t make a class during the weekday, join us in the evenings or on Saturdays.

View our current and upcoming classes at the Curtis Center for the Arts by going to  All classes are open to both residents and non-residents of Greenwood Village.

Drop-Ins are not allowed at any City of Greenwood Village art or recreation program unless specifically stated in the activity’s description. Registration must be completed prior to when the program starts.

For questions or more information about Adult and Youth Art classes at the Curtis Center call 303-797-1779.

Adult Art Classes

Paint Your PetDiscovering Pollock and KrasnerFigure Drawing

Both traditional and non-traditional art classes are offered for adults 16 years and older at the Curtis Center for the Arts. There is a 10% senior discount for ages 65 and older. If you are new to art or wanting to improve your artistic skills, we have a class for you!

Drawing Classes - Advanced Abstract Landscape Sketching, Advanced Comic Book Art, Beginner Abstract Landscape Sketching, Drawing and Sketching, Figure Drawing, Live Model Quick Sketch, 

Ceramic and Sculpture Classes - Altered Books, Ceramic and Mixed Media Sculptures, Papier Mache Animals and Mixed Media Vessels

Misc. Classes - Exploring Mixed Media and Lecture Series for the Art Lover

Painting Classes - Advanced Abstract Landscape Painting, Beginner Abstract Landscapes, Casual Watercolor, Exploring Oil Painting, Landscape Painting, Landscape Painting from a Photograph, Master Studies, Painting from a Photograph, Portrait Painting from a Photograph, Special Topics in Landscape Painting, The Basics to Painting with Acrylics and Watercolor

Saturday Workshops - Abstract Landscape Painting for the Beginner, Alchemy of Assemblage, Basic Encaustic Techniques, Calligraphy and Cupcakes, Coffee & Canvas, Creating Convincing Paintings from Photographs, Encaustic and Shellac, Expanding Your Encaustic Techniques, Exploring Alcohol Inks, Exploring Oil and Cold Wax, Expressive Mark Making and Building Layers, Fashion and Illustration, Journal with Watercolor and Gouache, Nuno Felting, Paint Your Pet, Painting Cityscapes with a Palette Knife, Painting the Winter Landscape and Silk Scarves for Mother’s Day 

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Youth Art Classes

Art in the ParkPee Wee ArtTeen Summer Art Studio

The Curtis Center for the Arts is a family friendly environment that is great for kids to be introduced to the arts as well as to continue to explore and improve their artistic skills. Classes are offered after school for preschoolers, elementary age kids and teenagers and art camps are available during school breaks. Come and have fun creating unique works of art!

3 to 5 Years Old - Pee Wee Art

6 to 9 Years Old - Perfectly Picasso

6 to 10 Years Old - Art in the Park

6 to 12 Years Old - Art Trending for Kids, Furry Friend Paintings, Spring Break Art Camp

9 to 12 Years Old - Dream Big and Small!!

9 to 14 Years Old - Learn to Draw Manga, Printmaking, Spring Break Sculpture Camp, Storytelling through Comics

11 to 16 Years Old - Teen Summer Art Studio

12 to 16 Years Old - Altered Books for Teens, Comic Book Art, Exploring Mixed Media for Teens, Pop Art: Jim Dine Hearts, Pop + Urban Art for Teens, Working with Found Objects for Teens, 

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Residents: March 16, 2020 at 6:00 a.m.

Non-residents: March 23, 2020 at 6:00 a.m.

Note: All non-residents registering during the resident time-period will be automatically dropped and will have to re-register on the appropriate dates.

Americans with Disabilities Act

If you require special accommodations for participating in our art classes, or to access the Curtis Center for the Arts, please call 303-797-1779.