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At the Dunedin Fine Art Center, we strive to make art an all-encompassing experience! We want the community to not only be able to enjoy art through our curated exhibits, but we want them to have endless opportunities to explore a new medium and uncover some hidden talents too! We are proud to offer numerous classes at both the youth and adult levels, so there is something for everyone.

Browse our extensive list of adult and youth classes and workshops below, check out our amazingly talented instructors, or sign up for a class and start experiencing the arts!

 

Greetings everybody!

Our current plan is to resume classes for children, teens and adults, on a limited basis, with our Summer I session, which starts the week of June 1st.

There is a lot of information here about the health & safety protocols we are putting in place to help keep everyone safe & healthy.  Please take time to read all of it!

The overriding factor is, that DFAC at a minimum follows City, County and State guidelines.  This means, that you will most likely know about changes in the same time frame that we do.   We WILL keep this page updated, so please check back, if you have any concerns.  : )

What we can tell you is what DFAC has been planning. When DFAC shutdown and cancelled 12 weeks of revenue generating classes, laid off staff and reduced skeleton crew salaries in March, we started to work on adjustments to classes so that when we were able to open, we would be ready. Below is a list of some of the steps that have been addressed:

Classes have maximum attendance reduced to 9 students. This allows for 1 instructor  for a max total of 10

Studios set up with individual tables/chairs following 6ft social distancing spacing

Staff/Instructors/assistants wear masks (provided by DFAC)

Touchless thermometers at 3 main entrances and everyone (all ages) entering the building will be required to wear a mask (not provided by DFAC)

Hand sanitizing at three main entrances.

CDC signage

Studios have sinks/soap/water

6ft spacing reminders throughout the building on floors and stanchions

Sanitizing of “high touch” areas regularly throughout the day

Cleaning/Sanitizing  between class sessions

Nightly “deep cleans”

We want to do the best we can with keeping everyone Happy and Healthy at all times at DFAC .

Stay safe, healthy and creative!

 

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Class Session Schedule

Our classes are divided into seven 6-week sessions throughout the year. Workshops happen weekly throughout the year, with a special emphasis during our workshop weeks. Registrations are currently available for the following sessions.

Summer I
June 1-July 12

Summer II
July 13-August 23

Fall I
September 14-October 25

Fall II
November 2-December 20

Registration is available for  Summer I & II concurrently, as well as Fall I & II. To register for later sessions, come back to the website closer to the class date.

 

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Adult Classes

The Gladys Douglas School for the Arts at the Dunedin Fine Art Center offers a variety of classes for adults. Whether you’re interested in jewelry making, painting, photography, pottery or digital imaging, the Dunedin Fine Art Center has a class that can help you release your creative spirit. Students of all ages find both new insights and skills within our eight studio classrooms, in stress-free classes taught by some of the most respected teachers in the Tampa Bay area. Most adult classes meet once per week for six weeks.

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Adult Workshops

We realize that life gets busy and sometimes you might not be able to commit to a regular class, which is why we offer workshops. Our workshops are offered every weekend throughout the year and during the week at select times. We offer a variety of workshops such as clay, drawing, fiber arts, painting and more, so wherever your interests lie, we have something for you.

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Youth Classes

Through the arts, children learn to think creatively, build confidence, hone their ability to focus, are challenged to solve problems and much more! That’s why we’re proud to offer classes for children and teens, starting as young as 4 ½ years old. All of our classes offer different variations of drawing, painting, clay. henna, computers, photography and more.

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Come Out and Play!

The Dunedin Fine Art Center offers a class for everyone! We hope you come visit us and see why everyone says the Dunedin Fine Art Center is where the art is! To learn more about the Dunedin Fine Art Center and our mission click here, or contact us for more information on our classes.

 

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