RiverWinds Community Center, NJ

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Art & Crafts Classes

The RiverWinds Community Center's Arts & Crafts programs provide an outlet for the artist in all of us, hosting a variety of mediums with which to work during a varied programming schedule. Among its many amenities, the Arts & Crafts room boasts an electric kiln for ceramic work, and ample work space for painting, sculpture, crafts, and more.

Check out current programming schedule below to find what classes are available for you to explore your creative side!

Spring & Summer 2022

April:
  •  Ceramics with Michele
    • Tuesday, April 5th  - April 26th 6:00 pm
    • Price: $80 Member, $100 Non-Member, Max. 10
    • A 4-week ceramic class where participants will create functional, or decorative beautifully designed objects using a combination of basic clay hand building techniques of coils, slabs, rolling pins and pinch pots. Each student will design a unique project which can range from trays, cake plates, bowls, baskets, pitchers and much more. Students will also learn how to paint and glaze their pieces which are fired in the kiln. No prior experience necessary. Students who have taken previous classes can use the skills and techniques that they have learned to create more complex projects.
      Please note: You must sign up for all 4 weeks. Program #130704.11
May:
  • Watercolor Flowers - Copy (2)Watercolors for Beginners
    • Wednesdays, May 4th - May  25th 
      • Afternoons -  2:00pm - 4:00 pm or Evenings 6:00pm - 8:00pm
        • Afternoons is SOLD OUT for May, stay tuned for the next class!
        • Evenings - has been cancelled for May, there was not enough interest for class to run, but stay tuned for the next class
    • Price: $40 Member, $60 Non-Member, Max. 10
    • Dunes Watercolor - CopyA 4-week Watercolors class:  Spend an afternoon or evening relaxing and brushing up on your skills with our new art instructor, Denise Dersch.  These sessions are for individuals new to watercolor and want to learn more about its properties and how to create interesting effects and paintings.  If you are looking to learn more about watercolor and how to capture the essence of what you are seeing, not every detail, and are ready to experiment with color, shape, and texture, in a relaxed environment, then this class is for you! No prior experience necessary!
      Please note: You must sign up for all 4 weeks. Program #130704.11
June:
  • Watercolors for Beginners
    • Wednesdays, June 8th*- June 29th 
      • Afternoons -  2:00pm - 4:00 pm
      • *June 8th will be 1:00p - 4:00p
    • Price: $40 Member, $60 Non-Member, Max. 10
    • A 4-week Watercolors class:  Spend an afternoon or evening relaxing and brushing up on your skills with our new art instructor, Denise Dersch.  These sessions are for individuals new to watercolor and want to learn more about its properties and how to create interesting effects and paintings.  If you are looking to learn more about watercolor and how to capture the essence of what you are seeing, not every detail, and are ready to experiment with color, shape, and texture, in a relaxed environment, then this class is for you! No prior experience necessary!
      Please note: You must sign up for all 4 weeks. Program #330204.31
July & August:
  • Watercolors for Beginners
    • Wednesdays, July 13th*- August 10th 
      • Afternoons -  2:00pm - 4:00 pm
      • *July 13th will be 1:00p - 4:00p
    • Price: $40 Member, $60 Non-Member, Max. 10
    • A 4-week Watercolors class:  Spend an afternoon or evening relaxing and brushing up on your skills with our new art instructor, Denise Dersch.  These sessions are for individuals new to watercolor and want to learn more about its properties and how to create interesting effects and paintings.  If you are looking to learn more about watercolor and how to capture the essence of what you are seeing, not every detail, and are ready to experiment with color, shape, and texture, in a relaxed environment, then this class is for you! No prior experience necessary!
      Please note: You must sign up for all 4 weeks. Program #330204.41

Interested in Ceramics?
New session will start in Fall 2022.
Check back for updates.

Adult art classes are for those ages 16+.
Please call 856-251-0990 x205 with questions or to enroll.
Thank you for your cooperation!

Have a group of eight or more and interested in booking a private painting party? Contact Mandee Casey at 856-251-0990 x205 or email KernM@RiverWinds.org.