Public Classes

Painting Class

Spring session begins March 18

Oglebay Institute invites you to join us as we learn, play, experience and grow together through hands-on classes and workshops in art, dance, fitnessmusic, theaternature and history.

Whether your goal is to transition from a novice to a pro, or just to try a new hobby, Oglebay Institute is the place to engage your creative passion.

New classes for the spring  include Master Ballet, Jazz and Pilates Workshops with guest instructors, Becoming the Character (grades 6-9), Method Acting (grades 10-12), Art Club (ages 9-13) and Jump Start Your Creativity (adults).

Try your hand at the art of glassworking at Oglebay Institute’s Glass Museum Museums of Oglebay Institute.

Celebrate Earth Day, Arbor Day and International Migratory Bird Day at the Schrader Environmental Education Center with guided hikes. Programs like Roots ‘N Shoots, Budding Naturalists and after school nature care offer children ages 2 & up the outdoor time they crave.

Members enjoy a savings of 15% on most classes. Click here for more information.

How to Register

Online – Register for most classes online, by department, at the top of this page.

By Telephone – Telephone Registrations with credit card payment only, can be made by calling the department hosting the activity or event. Visa, Mastercard and Discover will be accepted. Please have your account number and expiration date ready when you call.

In Person
 – You may register in person at any one of the four Oglebay Institute facilities.

Cancellation Policy

For participants to cancel and receive a full refund, they must call the facility and cancel at least 1 WEEK before the class begins. No refunds will be issued once a class begins.