Arts Workshops

For all of you who may be interested in learning a new art form – or just having a fun couple of hours with friends making art, Wilson Arts offers a variety of creative arts classes for both adults and children, presented by staff as well as talented local and regional artists.

You definitely won’t want to miss these wonderful opportunities to broaden your artistic horizons. You may register securely online via the links below, or visit the Wilson Arts Center at 204 Nash Street South during regular business hours (Tuesday-Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.). You may also call Wilson Arts at 252-291-4329 and register over the phone with a credit card.

Please check back often – we are always adding new classes and workshops!

All ticket sales are final. Refunds are only given in the event that the organizer cancels the event. Refunds will be given by check.

Bloom Where You’re Planted, Even in the Mud! 2-Part Workshop

Registration is closed for this workshop.

Saturday, May 18 / 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 15 / 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Wilson Arts Center / Studio 2
Age: 18 & up
Cost: $20 per sessio
n per person plus tax

These sessions offer rotating professional nude models led by moderator Mike Radford. The workshop will include a series of short gesture drawings and several longer poses. Each session is supervised by a moderator, with no instruction given so come prepared to work freely. All skills levels welcome! Easels, drawing boards and various drawing mediums will be provided and you are welcome to bring your own materials.

If you are interested in the May session, please contact the box office directly at 252-291-4329 or

For June’s session, use the button below, call 252-291-4329, or visit the Wilson Arts Center to register and pay.

Saturday, June 15 / 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Wilson Arts Center / Brown Family Studio 1
Age: 14 & up
Cost: $20
per person plus tax

Artist & instructor Renee J. Moore will show you how to make sone-of-a-kind bookmarks for all your summer reads! No Sewing experience is necessary. This workshop highlights creating play using sustainable materials like fabrics, felt, stitches, and embellishments! All materials are included. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.

Use the button below, call 252-291-4329, or visit the Wilson Arts Center to register and pay.

Wilson Arts Workshop Disclaimer

Wilson Arts events are provided with no special warranty either express or implied. The Organizers, including but not limited to the Wilson Arts Executive Board and Sponsors of Wilson Arts events, assume no liability for any loss, theft, damage, or injury to property or persons whether arising in contract, negligence, equity or otherwise. Participation in Wilson Arts events is considered “at your own risk.” All participants must use due care under the circumstances to comply with all rules, regulations, and instructions given in the Workshops.

If Wilson Arts has to cancel a class/workshop, you will be given the option to put the funds toward an upcoming workshop OR a refund via check within 2 weeks of class cancellation.