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The Sioux City Art Center offers a wide variety of art classes for all ages and skill levels. Classes range from one-day workshops to comprehensive eight-week courses. Class themes, objectives, and schedules change throughout the year, so there is always something new and exciting to try. Please check back often for class and schedule updates.

 Program Policies


Register online, call 712-279-6272 or stop in at Visitor Services to pay in person. Full payment must be included. Registration, with payment through PayPal, will be completed when you receive a confirmation notice via e-mail. All registration closes TWO DAYS before the start of each class.

Early registration is highly recommended; as classes fill early or insufficient registration could cause cancellation of some courses.


The Sioux City Art Center provides all materials necessary for children’s classes. Adult courses will state if materials are provided or if a suggested list is available online.

Photo Release:

The Sioux City Art Center’s classes are often photographed for publicity purposes such as brochures, advertising and other promotional material. Permission to be included in publicity is implied by enrollment. Please contact Visitor Services if you do not wish to be included in publicity.

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Special Circumstances:

The Sioux City Art Center seeks to include children and adults of all abilities in our classes, workshops and programs. If you or your child has a disability or special need, call our Education Coordinator to have a confidential discussion about suitability of a program and possible accommodations.

Parents/Guardians please notify Visitor Services about any medical conditions, such as allergies, that might affect your child’s participation in classes or programs, at the start of each term.

Course Cancellation:

The Sioux City Art Center reserves the right to cancel classes with a full refund due to insufficient enrollment.

Weather Cancellation:

The Sioux City Art Center may cancel classes due to inclement weather. The SCAC website and phones are updated with any cancellations as well as local news stations.

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If your current financial situation is stopping you from experiencing classes at the Art Center, please consider filling out our Scholarship Form or contact Debra Marqusee at 712-279-6272 ext. 201 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for more information. Some scholarships are partial and require some financial participation from the family.


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Membership Benefits

  • Discounts
    • Classes
    • Workshops
    • Art Camp
    • Artful Birthday Parties
  • Advance Notice of Exhibitions, Lectures, Classes and Workshops
  • Invitations to Opening Receptions (a chance to meet Artists and Staff)
  • Invitations to Special Events and Family Programming
  • Complimentary Subscription to Our Newsletter, Quarterly Calendar
  • Recognition in Annual Report
  • Customized E-Mail with Information Just for Members
  • Tax Deductible

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For NWAEA Renewal or Graduate Credit:

Please remember to first sign up with the ART CENTER and then with NWAEA

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