Community Education

Community Education Register

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About Community Education

Watkins Community Education program sets the stage for people of all ages to learn the process of creating art in a variety of fascinating media. Classes are taught by talented practicing artists who help students gain an understanding of their chosen medium. Emphasis is placed on both the finished product and the process of thinking, designing, communicating and creating.



Read all about our classes, from painting and ceramics to embroidery and woodworking, in the

Fall 2017 Catalog.



Youth & Teens

Registration for Summer 2018 will open December 1st. 

Youth are introduced to art fundamentals through drawing, painting, clay and other mediums. Teens learn about past and present artists while expanding upon their artistic skills.


Pre-College Program

We offer highly-motivated high-school students the chance to experience the life and culture of an art college through a two-week intensive summer program.


Outreach & Events

Watkins Community Education hosts free events open to the Nashville community.

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