PO Box 213

Clinton, NY 13323

Located at:

9 1/2 East Park Row


Business Office Hours:

Tuesday - Friday 10:00am - 5:00pm

The mission of the Kirkland Art Center is to educate children and adults to advocate for artists and the arts, and to engage the community in a range of cultural experiences and opportunities.
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© 2017 Kirkland Art Center 



Oil Painting

for adults

With Stacey Pope


Saturdays 9am to Noon


Members $95

Non-members $108

Session 1: Feb. 22, 29, Mar. 7 & 14

Quechee Gorge, VT, quick paint, oil, 9×12″

- More information TBA -



with Laura Diddle

Mondays 9am to Noon


Members $95

Non-members $108


Session 1: Feb 3, 10, 17 & 24


4 week sessions

Laura Diddle studied extensively with Ralph Murray as well as established Maine watercolorists, and has become an accomplished watercolorist and instructor. Students will be given skills and techniques passed down from Ralph Murray and other influences from Laura's studies and exploration into the world of watercolor painting. Come paint with Laura in a comfortable relaxed environment here at the KAC. 


Photography and Camera Basics

with Zach Lewis

Saturday Noon to 2pm

(3 Weeks)

Ages 16 and up!


Members $65

Non-members $72


Session 1: Jan. 11, 18, 25

This basics class is intended for adults who have not taken a photography class before. Each class will help you understand what the dials and buttons on your digital camera do. Composition and in-camera techniques to create out-of-this-world photographs will also be discussed. Don’t worry about discussions dealing with lighting equipment or processing software. Instructor Zach Lewis, a local photographer, writer and educator, will guide you through the world of digital photography using the DSLR camera you already own.


General Knitting

with Cris Amann

Tuesdays 12:30 to 2:30pm


Members $85

Non-members $95


Session 1: Jan. 7,14, 21 & 28

Session 2: Feb. 4, 11, 18 & 25

Session 3: Mar. 3, 10, 17 & 24

Session 4: Apr. 7, 14, 21 & 28

(4 week sessions)



Wheel Throwing

with Justin Mastrangelo

4 Weekly Classes

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Ages 18+


KAC Member $165

Non-Member $180

Supplies and Firing Included

Session 1* 

(Monday/Wednesday classes):

*Jan. 20, 22, 27 & 29

Session 2: Feb. 5, 12, 19 & 26

Session 3: Mar. 4, 11, 18 & 25

Session 4: Apr. 1, 8, 15 & 22

Session 5: TBA

Learn from local professional ceramicist, Justin Mastrangelo.


Class tuition includes tool usage, kiln firings, clay and glazes. KAC pottery is equipped for your creative experience at all levels.


“Wheel Throwing” - (4 Weeks, 3 hours each day)

Enjoy the peace of mind working with clay and learning how to make pottery by

hand on the potter’s wheel. Justin will guide you step-by-step as you create mugs,


bowls, vases, and vessels. If you’ve been curious about clay, come and make some magic of your very own.

**All levels welcome


*Please add which Month Session at checkout under 'Notes'



Adventures in Printmaking!

With Justin Mastrangelo


Mondays 6 to 9pm

Session 1: Feb 3, 10, 17 & 24

Session 2: March 2, 9, 16 & 23

Session 3: April 6, 13, 20 & 27

$130 Members/ $145 Non-Members

Learn to create linocuts, monoprints, collagraphs, and screen prints of your very own. As a general exploration of the studio, you’ll develop techniques in each process and have lots of prints to share with family and friends. Each class session offers a different process.


Suited for All Skill Levels

Early Bird Special

until January 10th 2020!

Members $118 | Non-Members$129

*Please add which Month Session at checkout under 'Notes'


Our new Speedball gear-driven presses have 12" × 24"metal beds that allow for 10"x 16" print area. Two presses cut down on the waiting time. Great for mono printers.

Print Studio Rental

Monthly Rental

Beginning in September

Members Perk!

Current KAC Members can take advantage of our studio rental program with access to equipment and studio space between 9am and 9pm Sunday - Saturday with the exception of posted class and workshop hours.

Contact the KAC Office For More Information.

Open Studio

Mohawk Valley Artists Group

Wednesday 9:30am - 12:30pm

$10 per drop in

Join this group of artists as they get together each week to draw and paint with the benefit of a live model. Structured as an Open Studio, this workshop is open to artists of all abilities who are age 18 years and older. Bring in your own supplies.


The Murray Studio, which is dedicated to renowned local watercolor artist and teacher Ralph Murray, is located through the Main Gallery and to the right. If you need to be pointed in the right direction, just stop by the front office and we'd be glad to help!