Located in Chelsea Square Plaza
3305 E. Silver Springs Blvd.
Ocala, FL 34470
Phone- (352) 804-1272
Chelsea Art Center is a place for “makers” of all ages, 7 to 107!
Rediscover the creative spirit of play! Chelsea Art Center offers experiences in a broad range of visual arts and unique crafts.
* Chelsea Art Center is wheelchair friendly; a restroom is also wheelchair accessible.
* Classes are small for individual attention and safe distancing.
* Each class participant has a 5-ft table for their work.
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and events, please fill out the form below.
Calling All Creatives!
Please click on the underlined class
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For the FULL schedule of classes
PLEASE VISIT THE CALENDAR AND “SHOP” webpages.
SEPTEMBER 22, 29 –WEARABLE ART WORKSHOP with Marutxi
This is a two-session workshop, 3 hours each Friday, where we will have fun by exploring the limitless options of transforming and upcycling clothing that we already have.
WEDNESDAYS – AFTER SCHOOL
SEPTEMBER 27 – Painting! for ages 7-12 with Barbara Fife
The Magic of Watercolor, Sept 27 and October 4
THURSDAY– AFTER SCHOOL
SEPTEMBER 28, CRAFTY CLAY PLAY with Desiree Luvaul
4 Thursdays in September. After School (4-5 pm)
Creative and fun little polymer clay projects for ages 7-12.
AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS for Ages 7-12 (4-5 pm)
TUESDAYS in OCTOBER- Drawing – Doodlebug Club
WEDNESDAY – Oct 4 Painting! Magical Watercolor
THURSDAYS in OCTOBER – Crafty Clay Play (Polymer clay)
OCTOBER 7 – Let’s Face It! -Portrait Drawing with Sherese Mesko,
4 Saturdays, October 7, 14, 21, 28 – 1 – 3:30pm
OCTOBER 9- New 4 week class BASIC DRAWING and PAINTING for Plein Air with Joyce Cusick will begin. Oct 9, 16, 23, 30 – 10am-12pm
OCTOBER 10 – New 4-wk acrylic class begins- “Falling Leaves and Punkins” with Vicki Carol, Oct10, 17, 24, 31 – 11am-2pm
OPEN STUDIO WEDNESDAYS 11 am – 4 pm
OCTOBER 11 – “Faye’s Falls” Bob Ross inspired oil painting-Dan Willcox, CRI, 11am – 2pm
OCTOBER 11 – Intro to Zentangle with Joni Hoffman 5:30-7:30pm
OCTOBER 15- INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT Opens
Meet & Greet Reception for photographer John Elliott, 2-4 pm.
Click the link for Information about John Elliott and this Exhibit.
OCTOBER 16 – OCALA CALLIGRAPHY GUILD MEETING 11 am-2pm
For information about the Calligraphy Guild click here.
OCTOBER 20- Blackletter -Beginners Calligraphy Class with Barbara Fife 2:30-5:30pm
FRIDAY-SATURDAY Choose one day or both!
OCTOBER 20 – Harvest Time Paint Party with Lisa Dinkins 6 -8 pm
OCTOBER 21 – Merchandise Your Art with Lisa Dinkins 10 am-12 pm
GRAND OPENING EVENT
August 22, 2023
Ribbon-cutting was the final event of the day, hosted by Ocala’s CEP Team and Ambassadors. Thank you!
We celebrated summer and our Grand Opening with an Acrylics Demonstration by Vicki Carol.
Photographer John Elliott captured the moment of the ribbon-cutting(above) and all the day’s events as they unfolded.
To see a few of the photos in the Blog, click here.
“Paint with Al Black”
September 9, 2023
Chelsea Art Center WELCOMES CAST!
Rehearsals of the Creative Arts Student Troupe (CAST) are now held at Chelsea Art Center. WELCOME!
For more information, please continue reading….
Classes are offered for kids, youth, and adults.
See our calendar of classes. Register online.
Request a Class
Would you and your friends like to schedule a special class?
Looking for an art class for a group of home-schooled children?
Call to make arrangements.
Looking for a place for your art or craft group to meet?
Scrapbooking? Crop? card-making? rock painting? dot-painting? fabric arts? needlework/stitch club to crochet, knit, embroider?
Whatever your creative interest…
Call to schedule your group’s meeting at Chelsea Art Center!
Wednesday 11 AM -4 PM. $15 per person. Bring your supplies, share ideas with other artists while you create. You may register online to schedule your independent creative time at the Art Center and reserve a table.
Note that this is not a class. Use of CAC supplies is extra.
Creative Arts Student Troupe (CAST) is rehearsing at Chelsea Art Center. Click for info.
Art Book Club
Ocala Art Group’s next book discussion is Tuesday, Sept 5, 12 pm
in our Reference Library. The Art Forger by B. Shapiro. $5.
Children 7-12 may be registered to attend a 1- hour art session,
one day a week, 4 to 6 weeks.
September – Crafty Clay Play, Thursdays, 4-5 pm.
Tuesday and Wednesday programs beginning soon.
Guest artists will share their process and craft in an hour’s talk and demonstration.
Get to know the artist and their work and enjoy social time with other creatives.
Watch for announcements for these special events.