Martinsville, Virginia


New Art Classes at Piedmont Arts Nov. 2020

Explore new art forms, mediums and techniques with a fresh slate of art classes at Piedmont Arts. The museum is offering in-person classes for a limited number of attendees, as well as a new virtual watercolor class that will take place online via Zoom. Social distancing and masks are required at all in-person classes.

To register for an art class, visit or call 276.632.3221. Advanced registration is required.

Senior Studio

10 am – 12 pm • Piedmont Arts
Free to Members • $5 for Non-members (per class)
Seniors are invited to paint together in the Piedmont Arts classroom. Sessions are self-guided and provide a space to socialize while creating artwork. Bring your own supplies. Non-members pay at the door.

Class Dates:

  • Wednesday, November 18, 2020
  • Wednesday, December 2, 2020
  • Wednesday, December 9, 2020
  • Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Studio with Karen Despot

1:30 – 4:30 pm • Piedmont Arts
$30 Members • $35 Non-members (per class)
Need a little guidance on your artwork? Spend studio time working in acrylic, oil or colored pencil with artist Karen Despot and fellow students. Bring your own supplies.

Class Dates

  • Thursday, November 19, 2020
  • Thursday, December 17, 2020

Winter Barn Quilt

1 – 4 pm • Piedmont Arts
Subject: Choose Your Design
$35 Members • $40 Non-members (per class)
Paint a 12 in. x 12 in. barn quilt with instructor Lisa Martin. Participants choose from five design options prior to class. All supplies provided.

Class Dates

  • Thursday, December 3, 2020

Design Options

  • Trees in Snow
  • Holly
  • Blue Illusion
  • Santa
  • Blue Jay

Virtual Watercolor Class

6 pm • Class takes place online via Zoom
Subject: Wine Glass
$30 Members • $35 Non-members (per class)
Join artist Ashleigh Pritchard for a virtual watercolor class via Zoom. A kit, including everything you need to complete the class, will be available for pick up at Piedmont Arts prior to class. Class link will be sent after registration. Registration required 48 hours prior to class.

Class Dates

  • Thursday, December 10, 2020


Visit for information on upcoming art classes or to purchase tickets to a class.