621 Gallery in Railroad Square Art Park features monthly contemporary art exhibitions by local, regional and national artists from September to June. Every third Saturday features family-friendly art workshops from 3-7 pm, in conjunction with the Shops and Studios of Railroad Square. Other workshops are listed on the website.
Visual art classes and artist groups.
(Note: expanded listings are COCA member organizations.)
Arts Afterschool offers your child a unique, whole-child curriculum of dance, martial arts, music, fine arts and life skills. Arts Afterschool helps your child achieve success and be healthy and happy. Our classes are child-centered and optimized for learning - balancing your child’s physical, cognitive, emotional and social needs. There's time for play, fun and relaxation, too.
For more than 30 years, the Brush & Palette Studio has been training students of all ages to create art in a comfortable setting. Offering morning and evening classes for artists of all ages and all skill levels. Classes are limited to 12 students, and advance registration is required.
A club for wood carvers and those who would like to learn to carve wood. Instruction is provided for beginning carvers. Membership dues are $20 per year, but visitors are always welcome to observe or join in the carving. Meets Monday nights, 7-9 pm, in the Arts Center of the Senior Center.
A special artist’s membership of the FSU Museum of Fine Arts, representing about 130 local artists in diverse disciplines, from painting and photography to glass, fine furniture making, and more. Hosts exhibitions, which allow artists to show their work in museum-quality spaces year-round. Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of every month from 7-9 pm at the FSU Museum, and feature guest speakers or programs on specific topics.
The Lafayette Arts and Crafts Center has been serving the Tallahassee area for over 50 years offering classes and programs for both youth and adult. Every quarter the center offers classes such as Pottery, Stained Glass, Crochet and Drawing. The center also offers a summer art camp and various workshops and holiday classes. The center features several classrooms, a pottery lab and three kilns. Located adjacent to the Sue McCollum Community Center, the Lafayette Arts and Crafts Center is a great place to show your creativity!
Located in the downtown Tallahassee historic district, LeMoyne welcomes over 80,000 visitors annually. The main galleries are located in the historic Meginiss-Munroe House (c.1850) and feature monthly changing art exhibits by regional and area artists. Another historic building (Munroe House c.1904) houses the LeMoyne Gift Shop. The one-and-a-half acre site also includes a lush sculpture garden that has become an urban oasis and bird sanctuary. Children 12 and under are free, and Sundays are free for everyone.
A group designed to educate and encourage weavers. Although Tallahassee-based, their membership roster includes weavers from southern Georgia, Monticello, Lake Talquin, Apalachicola and more distant locations. The guild meets monthly and sponsors workshops throughout the year that are open to any weaver who wishes to participate.
Studio group that works in the Asian “Sumi-e” style of ink painting. Members paint and develop at their own pace; the group occasionally sponsors workshops that bring in instructors from across the country. Meets Saturdays from 10:30 am-1 pm at Forest Meadows Park and Athletic Center, 4750 N. Meridian Road.