Arts Benicia: Arts Benicia offers an exciting year-round schedule of quarterly art classes (4-8 weeks) for adults in painting, drawing, and printmaking, plus workshops in a wide range of topics as well as after school programs, classes for teens, and summer youth art camps.
Bay Area Classical Artist Atelier
: BACAA offers weekly art classes and workshops for artists of all abilities who desire to study drawing and painting in the tradition of Contemporary Classical Realism.
Berkeley Art Center:
Presents visual arts exhibitions and provides education programs for young artists and public events and workshops for all.
CCA Online Extension
: California College of the Arts offers multi-week sessions or one-day classes in the evenings and on weekends throughout the year, on diverse subjects in fine arts, design and digital tools.
City College of San Francisco
provides affordable public art education. Coursework includes watercolor, drawing, illustration, design, painting, printmaking, chinese brush painting, metal/jewelry, sculpture, ceramics, and art career and transfer portfolio preparation, and more. They also offer Continuing Education
: A non-profit educational facility that fosters a collaboration of Arts, Industry and Community.
The Golden Gate Atelier
: Located in Oakland, the Atelier offers a complete classical training for the realist artist. Students draw and paint the human figure from life using sight-size. In addition, they receive a thorough grounding in constructive drawing, anatomy, and perspective.
Kala Art Institute
: Located in Berkeley, Kala offers a full range of online and in-person classes covering all forms of printmaking, digital media, photography, and book arts.
O’Hanlon Center for the Arts
: This nonprofit based in Mill Valley offers visual arts classes in many media, which are designed to allow your own perceptions to inspire your art, not necessarily geared toward developing or perfecting your artistic abilities.
Point Reyes Field Institute
: In association with the non-profit Point Reyes National Seashore Association (PRNSA), they offer art classes to help people connect with nature and the outdoors in ways that they may not have before.
Richmond Art Center
is the largest East Bay Art Center engaging the community through creative education programs and exhibitions of emerging and established Bay Area artists.
Rock Paper Scissors Collective: Offers an accessible space in Oakland with free and low-cost classes, curated and open submission art shows, a drop in arts lab, community events space, and youth involvement.
San Francisco Center for the Book
: As their name implies, SFCB offers in-person or online workshops for the book arts, and that includes so much! See workshops on gilding, letterpress, calligraphy, linoleum block printing, origami, monotype printing, book binding and more.
Sharon Art Studio
: The jewel of the San Francisco Recreation and Parks' Cultural Division, Sharon Art Studios offers affordable arts and crafts classes for everyone.
SOMArts cultivates access to the arts by offering classes in Ceramics, Figurative Drawing & Printmaking and more.
Studio One Art Center
in Oakland offers classes for all levels of artists in visual and digital arts. They also have programs for youth and teens.
Studio 55 Martinez
is a fine arts studio for individual and group artwork that also offers workshops and classes in fine arts.