At Fleisher, artists of all backgrounds share in the commonality of the creative experience while studying with a distinguished faculty of working artists. Our classes and tuition-free classes for adults provide entry points for a lifelong relationship with creativity and the arts.

Tuition-free classes

Fleisher is in its 117th year of providing tuition-free classes to adults of all ages, backgrounds, and levels of artistic experience. Offered in a supportive and accessible environment, tuition-free classes provide introduction to a wide range of media, led by members of Fleisher’s esteemed faculty. Fleisher offers students who are new to art-making, need a refresher course, or are ready to experiment with a new medium, an opportunity to explore their creative side.

  • A Fleisher membership is mandatory to sign up for tuition-free classes.

  • Tuition-free classes for adults are offered in ten-week terms during fall, winter and spring.

  • Students may be required to pay a nonrefundable lab fee which range in amounts depending on the type of class and materials needed. Lab fees and model fees generally range from $5 to $45. Learn more about our refund, withdrawal, and cancellation policy.

Adult classes

Fleisher’s low-cost classes for adults complement the basic foundation provided by our tuition-free classes and offer increased studio time, smaller class sizes, advanced study, and both daytime and evening offerings.

  • Fleisher members receive a 10 percent discount on tuition.

  • Tuition assistance is available for adult classes on a first-come, first-served basis. Learn more about tuition assistance.

  • Adult classes range in length from eight to 10 weeks and are offered in the fall, winter and spring.

  • Students may be required to pay a nonrefundable lab fee which range in amounts depending on the type of class and materials needed. Lab fees and model fees generally range from $5 to $45.