Public Classes

Painting Class

Due to the developments surrounding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), spring classes are postponed until further notice.

This situation is fluid and all decisions are subject to ongoing assessment.

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 offerings for the winter include BarreWORK, Setting the Stage and Metal Work.

Celebrate Earth Day and the arrival of spring at the Schrader Center with Earth Day hikes, native plant sale and an Easter Egg Hunt. Nature programs for preschoolers and home-schooled students are also available.

You can also try your had at glassworking with a private lesson at Oglebay Institute’s Glass Museum.

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.