ART Classes with The Arc and ACC

It’s official! The Arc of the Arts studio, located at 4902 Grover Avenue, has partnered with Austin Community College STEPS program to become a satellite site for late afternoon, evening and weekend art classes through their Continuing Education Division. These classes are designed for people of all abilities and are open to the community. Classes will be offered on a trimester basis; spring, summer, and fall. Attendees will receive a student ID and will earn Continuing Education Units.

Fall Registration is open until August 26th!

Three easy ways to enroll:

1) Fill out an application online through The Arc of the Capital Area, click here


2) Register online with ACC directly, click here. View step by step instructions here


3) Download a hard copy application here, and email to


All classes are held at The Arc of the Capital Area, 4902 Grover Ave. Austin TX, 78756

16 Week Courses Starting August 28th


Intro to Theater

Wednesday 6-8 p.m. 16 week session

August 29th – December 19th, 2018 

This course will walk you through theater techniques, such as improvisation, projection and performance. Tuition is $585 and includes all materials.


Painting Techniques

Tuesday 6-8 p.m. 16 week session

August 28th – December 18th, 2018

This course introduces students to classical and contemporary painting, techniques and concepts, with emphasis on the understanding of its verbal and visual language. Artists will explore different painting techniques and approaches and learn to apply them to their own work. Tuition is $585 and includes all materials.


Cartooning and Comics

Wednesday 6-8 p.m. 16 week session

August 29th – December 19th, 2018

Artists will learn and explore different techniques and approaches to drawing characters and developing stories. The semester will focus on creating cartoons, anime, and other illustrated characters. Tuition is $585 and includes all materials.


* Please note that one on one support is not provided, students with high needs should bring an aide or support staff at no charge from our program.

Contact Information

Please contact Chris below for more information:

Chris Price
STEPS Coordinator
(512) 223-7856

This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.
The program is a project of the Junior League of Austin.
This program is funded and supported in part by the City of Austin through the Grant for Technology Opportunities Program.