Arts & Crafts


Watercolor with Carol Luc

Tu, Apr 6-27 | 1-3pm |$11M/$16NM Each Class
Tu, May 4-25| 1-3pm |$12M/$17NM Each Class
Please bring your own supplies, supply list will be made available upon registration. This class is a fun way to express your artistic side with a wonderful and knowledgeable instructor.


F, Apr 9-30| 12pm| No Cost
Th, May 6-27| 12pm | No Cost
Th, Jun 3-24| 12pm | No Cost
Drop-in ceramics requires registration and all participants need to bring their own supplies.  If you are new to ceramics and would like to join just let us know.  

Decorating Wine Bottles

W, Apr 21 | 2pm|$5M/$7.50NM
You will need to save 4 wine bottles or beer bottles for this craft.  Easy and fun, this craft can be placed over a mantel fireplace, shelf, etc.  All you have to do is make sure the bottles are empty and cleaned and we will provide the decorating supplies.  This craft is a win-win, you will have some fun preparing for the event.    

Hand Painted Wine Glasses

M, Apr 26 | 1pm|$5M/$7.50NM
Painting can go beyond the canvas. We get creative while having fun with friends by personalizing a pair of wine glasses.  The wine glasses and all the art material are included.

Weaving Loom—Adults & Craft Company (Virtual or In-Person Option)

W, Apr 28| 1:30pm| $34 (Register by April 19)
 The crafting club will be combined with an in-person group and a virtual group to help everyone in this independent craft club.  This kit includes three types of yarn, a dowel, a loom, and the tools needed to make beautiful wall art! The loom and tools can be used over and over again so you can truly perfect your craft.  We include three types of yarn, so you can learn multiple ways to add texture and flair.

Robert's Floral Design

W, May 12 | 2pm|$25M/$30NM
W, Jun 9 | 2pm|$25M/$30NM
Chicago florist and artist Robert Neri, creates stunning custom made flower arrangements for any event or occasion. Robert has been in business for nearly 40 years and has been an instructor at his studio and Mather.  Cost includes all materials and instruction.

Arts & Crafts Market Store at NSC

M, May 17| 1pm
Do you have a talent for crafting? NSC is considering displaying your items on social media for purchase. If you are interested, please join us for our first meeting.

Music, Art & Kindness Rocks & Handmade Cards

W, May 19 |2pm
W, Jun 16 | 2pm
 Listen to some music and relax with a few friends while we paint some rocks and make cards. We will design and paint kind words on rocks or cards to take home or share with the community.  This program may be held outside at the NSC or at various park locations if weather permits (location will be provided prior to the date). Art supplies included, but feel free to bring your own paint, paint pens, markers, or brushes—$2 suggested donation for each class to replenish supplies.

NEW—Acrylics Class with Debi Gajewski

Tu, Jun 1-29| 1-3pm| $12M/$17NM Each Class
Debi is referred to as the wonderful wizard of art. She is an acrylic art teacher for Deco Art Paints, President of the Niles Artisan Guild and is on the Niles Arts & Culture Council. The paints and canvas will be provided, but please bring your own acrylic brushes for each class.