Classes and Events

Important Information...

In the interest of doing our part to curb the spread of Covid-19,  we are gradually reopening the Art Education Center for events and classes. However, the number of participants allowed will be 10 or fewer and social distancing is to be observed. Please check back for more  updates and stay healthy.

Special Events

Special Events

Special Events

Ongoing Art Opportunities

Free Children’s Art:  It's BACK!  Guided activities provided by local artists for school children.
You must register for each session individually by calling the IAA gallery at 904-261-7020 or signing up in person at the gallery desk.
Classes meet from 11 AM until 12:30 PM ONE SATURDAY A MONTH.  In addition, for the past 5 years,  a Children's Summer Art Camp has been held each July.
Next Sessions: Jan 23, 2021


Tuesday or Thursday Afternoon Open Studio:

2 different opportunities to bring your own supplies and paint with a group.

No registration, just show up. No formal instruction provided.

Tuesdays or Thursdays from 1 pm until 5 pm. $5 Fee.

For Tuesday information, Contact Bernadette Burkemper at or 423-240-5715

For Thursday information, Contact Jean Riley at 904-225-6665 or

Photography Interest Group:  
Free to the public. Come see demonstrations, technical and a monthly critique (show and tell) of photographers’ work.
The group usually meets at 7 pm on the 3rd Thursday of the month in the Art Education Center. For more information, contact Jimmy Stone at
or go to the group's website.
POSTPONED - Life Drawing and Painting Group:: OPEN STUDIO with a $5.00 MODEL FEE.
Bring your drawing/painting materials and take advantage of the opportunity to work from life. Enjoy the camaraderie of other artists and give yourself the opportunity to work with live models.
The group meets 2 Wednesdays a  month  Also, one Saturday morning each month from 9:30 until 11:30 AM. For specific questions contact Georganna at 904-415-7035.

POSTPONED: Fun Ukelele Group

Generally meets the second Wednesday of each month in the Art Education Center at 7 PM.  Just show up!
For more information, Contact Gwen Cowart at or visit Facebook at Fernandina Ukes Network.