Welcome to BlackRock Arts Education

BlackRock Center for the Arts is dedicated to providing exceptional arts education opportunities to children and adults of all ages and abilities. Through virtual, face to face, private lessons, and outreach opportunities, BlackRock offers a variety of creative and inspiring programs. We are hard at work to make your class experience at BlackRock safe and enjoyable. Click here to learn more about our COVID-19 protocols.

Financial Assistance

In true commitment to our mission--provide art access to all, we are proud to announce our scholarship program, which covers 75% of a class for an individual or family. We don't want finances to get in the way of art education and exploration. Click here to apply! Winter I Session applications due January 6, 2021 and Winter II Session applications are due February 7, 2021.


Katie Hecklinger
Director of Education

BlackRock's Winter Season of Arts Education

We are thrilled to welcome you to an exciting new season of arts education featuring BeyondBlackRock Virtual Classes, Back@BlackRock Face to Face Classes at BlackRock, Private Lessons, and Hybrid Classes combining virtual and face-to-face learning. Our winter lineup of classes for children, teens, and adults includes a wide variety of learning opportunities for people of all abilities. From past favorites to new experiences, our winter arts programming can be enjoyed from home and safely at BlackRock. Registration is open now for several classes!

Winter Class Policies & Waivers

Virtual Classes
Face to Face Classes
Other Policies

Education Partners

We are so excited to join forces with some of the area’s premier arts organizations to bring you exciting new classes each season. These organizations are bringing their expertise, outstanding instructors and amazing resources to BlackRock to provide you with a unique, enriching and fun class experience. Our partners include: ArtStream, Art of Handwriting, BeyondBlackRock Outreach with Montgomery County Public Schools, Happy Theater, Kuchipudi Dance Academy, LAP Creative Hub, Love Source Yoga, and Soul in Motion Players, Inc.

Class Levels Skills

Skill levels next to each course are provided to help you find a class that is the perfect fit for your experience and background. 

  • Beginner – No experience necessary.
  • Elementary – Basic knowledge of class and relevant concepts is recommended however basic topics will be covered.
  • Intermediate – Previous experience in this class or field is recommended as class may move at a quicker pace based on the student’s skills.
  • Advanced – Previous experience in this class or field is required as the class is intended to move at a fast pace. 
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