We are excited to return to a robust schedule of in-person classes for 2022!  See our offerings below and register by clicking the button below the listing.  You can register via our website or if you prefer, you may register in person at RAL Art Center or by phone at 804-436-9309.  

 

We appreciate your suggestions for classes in any area that interests you.  Please email Sharon Stone at gallerymanager@ralartcenter.com with your suggestions for classes and instructors. 

Classes

  • Summer Youth Art Camp July 5 - 8 Art in the Round Morning Session Grades 1 - 5
    Jul 05, 9:30 AM EDT – Jul 08, 12:30 PM EDT
    Kilmarnock, 19 N Main St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482, USA
    Join us at the RAL Art Center this summer for six weeks of creative fun! Youth Art Camps will be held in the Art Center’s Pike Studio beginning July 5 & continuing through August 12. Join Lancaster Middle School Art Instructor Marilyn Sprouse in discovering the many ways to use ‘round’ in your art.
  • Summer Youth Art Camp July 5 - 8 Art in the Round Afternoon Session Grades 6 - 9
    Jul 05, 1:00 PM EDT – Jul 08, 4:00 PM EDT
    Kilmarnock, 19 N Main St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482, USA
    Join us at the RAL Art Center this summer for six weeks of creative fun! Youth Art Camps will be held in the Art Center’s Pike Studio beginning July 5 & continuing through August 12. Join Lancaster Middle School Art Instructor Marilyn Sprouse in discovering the many ways to use ‘round’ in your art.
  • Summer Youth Art Camp July 11 - 15 Wild About Art Morning Session Grades 1 - 5
    Jul 11, 9:30 AM – Jul 15, 12:30 PM
    Kilmarnock, 19 N Main St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482, USA
    RAL artist Juli Schuszler will guide students in creating an 8x10 acrylic painting of an owl, a watercolor painting of wildflowers and butterflies, a crayon-resist underwater scene, a pastel portrait of a bear, a mixed-media floral still life, & a mixed-media artwork with a subject of their choosing
  • Summer Youth Art Camp July 11 - 15 Wild About Art Afternoon Session Grades 6 - 9
    Jul 11, 1:00 PM – Jul 15, 4:00 PM
    Kilmarnock, 19 N Main St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482, USA
    RAL artist Juli Schuszler will guide students in creating an 8x10 acrylic painting of an owl, a watercolor painting of wildflowers and butterflies, a crayon-resist underwater scene, a pastel portrait of a bear, a mixed-media floral still life, & a mixed-media artwork with a subject of their choosing
  • Art Talk: The Trials and Tribulations of Painting En Plein Air
    Jul 15, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
    Kilmarnock, 19 N Main St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482, USA
    This is a free event. Join us for a fun and free afternoon with artist, Linda Hollett-Bazouzi, as she shares stories from her experiences painting en plein air in local and international locations. Light refreshments will be served.
  • Adult Workshop: Introduction to Plein Air Painting
    Jul 16, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Belle Isle State Park, 1632 Belle Isle Rd, Lancaster, VA 22503, USA
    En plein air is a French term meaning (literally) 'in full air', 'outdoors'. Artists have always painted outdoors from life, but until the mid-19th century, it was usually regarded as a study, a reference for studio work.
  • July 18-22 Visual Arts Summer Sampler Morning Session Grds 1-5
    Jul 18, 9:30 AM EDT – Jul 22, 12:30 PM EDT
    Kilmarnock, 19 N Main St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482, USA
    If you love art, then come sample our menu of awesome art projects. During this exciting week, students will learn and apply the elements and principles of art as they create one-of-a-kind works in ink, paint, charcoal, pastel and other exciting mediums.
  • July 18-22 Visual Arts Summer Sampler Afternoon Session Grd 6-9
    Jul 18, 1:00 PM EDT – Jul 22, 4:00 PM EDT
    Kilmarnock, 19 N Main St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482, USA
    If you love art, then come sample our menu of awesome art projects. During this exciting week, students will learn and apply the elements and principles of art as they create one-of-a-kind works in ink, paint, charcoal, pastel and other exciting mediums.
  • Adult Workshop: Fused Glass Pendant on July 19th, 6 - 8 pm
    Jul 19, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Kilmarnock, 19 N Main St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482, USA
    Make a bauble or two and maybe a pair of earrings while learning the basics of fused glass. A little scoring, snipping, and breaking of glass may be involved in this evening of fun and social creativity. Pieces assembled at RAL will be left with the instructor for firing and may be picked up later.
  • Summer Youth Art Camp July 25-29 Morning Session Surf, Sand, & Sea - Grades 1 - 9
    Jul 25, 9:00 AM – Jul 29, 12:00 PM
    Kilmarnock, 19 N Main St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482, USA
    Calling all beach lovers! Spend a week creating sea creatures we all love — as well as a few that might be a bit scary! Create a beautiful seascape, a still life with seashells, draw and design a beach towel, flip flops and so much more.
  • Youth Art Camp July 25-29 The Art of Book Binding Grades 6 - 9 Afternoon Session
    Jul 25, 1:00 PM – Jul 29, 3:30 PM
    Kilmarnock, 19 N Main St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482, USA
    This five-day course will cover the design, production and binding of a hard-covered journal.
  • Youth Art Camp August 1-5 Art Like the Masters Morning Session Grades 1-5
    Aug 01, 9:30 AM EDT – Aug 05, 12:30 PM EDT
    Kilmarnock, 19 N Main St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482, USA
    Spend the week learning about and creating art like the masters! Students will paint, sculpt, print, draw and explore unusual art materials.
  • Youth Art Camp August 1-5 Art Like the Masters Afternoon Session Grades 6 - 9
    Aug 01, 1:00 PM EDT – Aug 05, 4:00 PM EDT
    Kilmarnock, 19 N Main St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482, USA
    Spend the week learning about and creating art like the masters! Students will paint, sculpt, print, draw and explore unusual art materials.
  • Youth Art Camp August 8-12 Tropical Art Morning Session Grades 1-5
    Aug 08, 9:30 AM EDT – Aug 12, 12:30 PM EDT
    Kilmarnock, 19 N Main St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482, USA
    August 8-12: Tropical Art Pack your sunglasses and join us in a fantastic adventure to the tropics as we create unique works of art inspired by the warmer weather. From flowing palms to diving dolphins, from sandy beaches to colorful shells...
  • Youth Art Camp August 8-12 Tropical Art Afternoon Session Grades 6 - 9
    Aug 08, 1:00 PM EDT – Aug 12, 4:00 PM EDT
    Kilmarnock, 19 N Main St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482, USA
    August 8-12: Tropical Art Pack your sunglasses and join us in a fantastic adventure to the tropics as we create unique works of art inspired by the warmer weather. From flowing palms to diving dolphins, from sandy beaches to colorful shells...
  • Two-day Oil and Cold Wax Workshop with Kathleen Noffsinger on August 11 & 12
    Aug 11, 10:00 AM EDT – Aug 12, 3:00 PM EDT
    RAL Art Center, 19 N Main St, Kilmarnock, VA 22482, USA
    This “creativity” workshop is a painting class for artists who would like to “loosen up” & escape the confines of detailed painting & drawing by working with oil paint mixed with cold wax medium. The focus of instruction will be to create expressive impressionist & somewhat “abstracted” painting