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The Arts Center Partners

In addition to Saratoga Arts' own arts education offerings, The Arts Center is home to: 

Etudes Music School

Our Community Arts Education Program

For nearly 15 years, Saratoga Arts has been dedicated to offering quality fine art and fine craft classes, taught by regional artists, to students of all ages and at all artistic levels. In that time we’ve grown our program to its current capacity, where it now serves over 950 students a year and works with nearly 50 art teachers.  

Located in the Arts Center at 320 Broadway in Saratoga Springs, Saratoga Arts has several fine arts classrooms, a weaving studio, a 110-seat theater, and three gallery spaces. We have on occasion, when our facilities can not accommodate a class, offered classes off-site as well.


The Saratoga Springs Walmart proudly supports the 2017-2018 Saratoga Arts' Education Program.

Thank you to The John Winter Family Fund for sponsoring scholarships to the Saratoga Arts' Education Program. The legacy of John R. Winter, Jr. comes from his understanding that all young people have vast potential but that many youths need opportunities to encourage and foster the development of their God-given talent.  Though his generosity in creating the John Winter Family Fund, he established a source that can be used to allow more participation in programs such as the Saratoga Arts childrens camps.













Professional Development

Framing Artwork on a Budget
with Jennifer Duke Anstey

Perfect for artists interested in solutions for framing work for submission or those who need economical solutions for displaying their collection, this workshop will help teach you how to properly and creatively mat and frame your artwork with- out breaking the bank. Bring a piece of artwork that you are interested in finding a framing solution for. *Please note that this workshop will take place off-site and not at Saratoga Arts*

Sunday, April 23, 2017: 1 - 4pm
JDH Framing Studio, 23 Ashley Drive, Ballston Lake NY
$35 for members / $40 for not-yet-members

Register HERE

Photographing Artwork for Submission & Archival
with Harry Wirtz

This extended, full day workshop will teach you to use your digital camera to make quality photographs for documentation, press releases, jury submissions, and print editions of your work. Photographer and instructor Harry Wirtz will discuss setting up artwork for photography, low cost lighting options, basic camera adjustments, editing the image for accuracy, and more. Bring a camera and user manual; be familiar with its operation. “Point and shoot” and cell phone cameras can be made to work with some effort, but a digital single lens reflex (DSLR) camera is best. A demonstration with artwork and affordable lighting will be provided.

Friday, May 19, 2017: 6 - 9pm
$35 for members / $40 for not-yet-members

Register HERE


Painting Light in Watercolor
with Robert O’Brien
Fall Foliage in Pastel with Robert Carsten
Pastels for Beginners
Intermediate - Advanced Pastels
Tom Ryan Workshops
Corey Pitkin Portrait Workshops
All Media Courses
Takeyce Walter Workshops
Drawing Animals



Registration Form

Emergency Contact Form (for children)

Scholarship Request Form (adults)

Scholarship Request Form (children)


2017-2018 Community Arts Education Program scholarships provided by the The John Winter Family Fund,  Saratoga Community Federal Credit Union and Skidmore's Art of Producing Class, Spring 2017.

To learn more about Saratoga Arts Scholarship Program, contact Kate Morse, Director of Education - 
or 518-584-4132



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