Classes are held in the AmeriServ Learning Center

Creating with Your Senses Drawing Class

Tuesdays Oct 16-Nov 20 5-7 PM

Unleash your creative talents and appreciation for Art using ALL of your senses! Art is more than what we see. What we smell, touch and hear can impact our creative process. During this interactive drawing class, instructor Kendra Pearl, will teach you to engage each of your five senses to inspire your drawing exercises. Student will also learn the fundamentals of drawing such as composition, color theory and more! Class is open to all skill levels age 15 and up.

Supplies are not included: Participants will need to purchase the following:
Artist’s Loft Fundamentals Sketching and Drawing Set and Sketch Pad.

Cost: $40; $35 for BW Members
Drop in classes: $10

Register online or call 814.535.2020 to register securely over the phone. Payment is due with reservation.

Stained Glass for Beginners with Theresa Walters

Time: 6 – 8 PM
Dates: Thursdays Oct 25, Nov 1, 8, 15, 29, Dec 6

15 years or older. Beginner to intermediate

All materials provided

Cost: Non Member $90 Member $85

Make your own beautiful sun-catcher, or Parrot in our Beginners’ Stained Glass Class!  Professional artist Theresa Walters will cover how to work with patterns, cut glass, and grind glass to fit your pattern. To make your project complete, you will frame your work of art with a metal frame!  This learning experience will leave you with a wonderful piece to hang in your own window or it could make the perfect gift for your a loved one! This class is open to students 15 and older. All supplies are included.

Space is limited. Payment is due with reservation.

Call us @ 814-535-2020 to register or

Marvelous Mosaics

with Theresa Walters

Fridays 5-7 PM

Sept 14, 21, 28 & Oct 5

You can learn to make a Marvelous Mosaic with instruction from professional artist Theresa Walters! Sign up today for a 4 session class, and learn to take simple materials like stained glass, grout, and a wooden tray, and turn them into a beautiful serving tray/conversation starter. This mosaics class is available to anyone 12 years and older, with any skill level. All materials are included with the cost of registration, and there are several different patterns/designs to choose from.

$40 for Non-members

$35 for BW Member

Register today by clicking the link below, or calling us at 814-535-2020.

Learning Impressionism with Alan Rauch

in the AmeriServ Learning Center

Thursdays 6-8 PM at the ArtWorks building Sept 6,13, 20, 27, Oct 4, 11

or Saturdays 1-3 PM at the ArtWorks building Sep 22, 27, Oct 6, 13, 20, 27
6-week session $75
Drop-Ins $15


Join Alan Rauch to learn the skills of Impressionism on Thursday nights.  All ages and skill levels are welcome.

Supplies are not included. Please bring the following items to class.

  • Pack of assorted size bristle brushes
  • Pack of 1 inch to 2 inch wide brushes
  • Table easel
  • 4 canvases (16x20)
  • Plastic water container
  • Pack of paper plates
  • 4 oz tubes of acrylic paint
    • 2 shades of red
    • 2 shades of blue
    • 2 shades of yellow
    • 2 shades of green
    • Titanium white
    • Black


Call 814.535.2020 to register securely over the phone. Payment is due with reservation.

Acrylic Painting Class
with Richard Hower

in the AmeriServ Learning Center

Time: 6:30 – 9 PM
Dates: Sept 5, 12, 19, 26, Oct 3, 10
Location: Classroom – 2nd Floor ArtWorks Building.


Class Age Range: Adults

Class Level: All Levels

Cost: $90 for 6-week session; BW Members $85 for 6-week session 
         $20 per drop in session; BW Members $15 per drop in session


Discover the joy of acrylic painting on Wednesdays with Richard Hower. Richard’s class is perfect for beginners as well as more experience artists who are seeking to advance their skills and techniques. 

You are welcome to work at your own pace given your own skill level and need. You will explore drawing techniques, color composition, color theory and much more! Bring in a picture or let your imagination be your inspiration!

Supplies are not included. Please bring the following items to class:

  • Easel
  • Canvas
  • Water container
  • Paper plates
  • Acrylic paint
    • Blue
    • Red
    • Yellow
    • Black
    • White


Call 814.535.2020 to register securely over the phone. Payment is due with reservation. Drop in sessions are also available. 

Please note that the Bottle Works engages in photography and recording of programs and events for its own print and online publication/promotional purposes. Staff and volunteers will make every effort to notify members of the public when filming and/or photography is taking place. Please notify a staff member/volunteer if you do not want to be photographed or filmed.