Public Classes

Painting Class

Spring 2024 session begins March 17, 2024.

Spring 2024 Class Registration Opens Wednesday, February 21.

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, theater and nature. 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 passions.

Members enjoy an average 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.

Your Registration Supports Historic Preservation

$5 from each class fee is designated to Oglebay Institute’s Historic Preservation Fund. This fund addresses maintenance and preservation priorities at OI venues and historic buildings. This investment helps ensure these special landmarks remain intact for the community to continue to discover, explore, and create together through shared experiences.