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Community Programs

"OCAC is a wonderful community of artists. I have always felt welcome here and have learned from both teachers and fellow students." - OCAC student

Craft is community. Craft is connection. From young children and teens — to adults and seniors — OCAC is a dynamic place to explore your creativity. People of all ages and skill levels bring their imaginations to life on our campus every day.

Adult Programs
OCAC adult programs offer an exciting array of classes and workshops taught by professional artists each semester. MORE >

Youth Programs
Our youth programs guide young artists, ages 18-months to 18 years, through classes designed to strengthen their creative skills and provide a foundation of experience in the arts. MORE >

Pre-College Program
Our high school weekly workshops for students in grades 9-12 are designed to provide an in-depth study and exploration of fine art and craft.  MORE >

Artist-in-Residence Program
The Artist-in-Residence Program brings both emerging and nationally known artists to the Portland metro area. MORE >

Lectures & Collaborations
We believe that the future of education is collaboration. By working with other local and regional organizations, OCAC brings art and craft education to a broader audience. MORE >

Register Now!
Register online for adult and youth classes and workshops. MORE >