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We had SO much fun at Linda Cunningham’s Whimsy Board class last week!

Seeking Private Acrylic Teacher

Looking for a private teacher to teach beginning acrylic for an adult 1-2 times a week at their home in SLO. If interested, please contact Kate at

Schmincke Blowout Sale!

(Clearance on Open stock only)

Craftmakers includes a variety of artists who work in fiber, clay, glass, metal, paper, and found objects. First formed in the mid-70s, the group exhibited work at the San Luis Art Center (now SLOMA), held meetings and classes, and offered studio visits. Craftmakers is now a member of the Central Coast Artists Collective, striving to enliven the art scene with imaginative pieces created with originality and skill.

Participating artists: Carolyn Chambers, Charlotte Daigle, Linda Elder, Kate Froman, Gina Gilbert, Gini Griffin, Barry Lundgren, M’Lou Mayo, Lauren Rayburn, Beryl Reichenberg, Maureen Wellard, Keasha Willingham, KD Friend, C. Hite

Lil Punkins & Paint: An Art Central Charity Event

Join us here at Art Central, October 28th from 12-3pm for a fun, worthy cause and have your child create a spooky or whimsical design on a pumpkin for Halloween! Students will use paint markers to decorate their pumpkins in this guided lesson taught by local art teacher Spencer Collins!

Proceeds of this event will be donated to CAPSLO.

This will be a great class for all skill levels, open to children ages 6-12. Bring your child in any time between 12-2pm; the estimated time to complete a pumpkin is 45 minutes. Paint Markers and Pumpkins provided. Donation is $15 per pumpkin.

Reservations must be made in advance – Reserve your space HERE!

Artober 2023: Our Official October Art Challenge

Fall is here and October is nigh, join us at Art Central for #artober with our first official daily art challenge!

How it goes:

1) Join in on the daily prompts! Do it everyday, every other day, or even weekly. No pressure to complete the whole month, only creativity & good vibes 🙂

2) Use any medium you want! Stick with your favorite or try something new.

3) Tag us @artcentralslo & use our hashtags to connect with other artists #artober #artcentralslo #acslotober

4) We’ll be featuring our community’s work in our blog & Instagram; make sure to follow us on both!

Upcoming Classes & Workshops

For more info on each class, click on the “click here” button for more info about each class, or click on the class title which will take you to our calendar!

Please remember that we have a small parking lot. If you are attending one of our demonstrations or workshops, and it is not a physical hardship for you, please park on one of the nearby side streets. We appreciate your consideration.

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When: Sunday, October 22nd, 12:30-3:30pm

*** Ages: 21+***

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When: Fridays, Oct 27th-Nov 17th, 10:30am-12:30pm

Ages: All

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When: Sunday, October 29th, 12:30-3:30pm

Ages: All

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When: Saturday, November 11th, 10:30am-1pm

Ages: All

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When: Saturday, December 9th, 10:30am-1pm

Ages: All

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When: Mondays, Sept. 11th – Dec. 18th, 3:30-4:30pm

Ages: 6-12

“Slo Drawz” Drawing & Social Club

Want to improve your drawing skills while also building a community of supportive creatives? Then join the drawing group Slo Drawz!

  Artist: Cody Wood

2nd and 4th Monday of each month, 5-7 pm

Next Session Monday, October 23rd

Please join us, sessions are $20 each with a suggested tip for the fabulous models! Advance registration is suggested – maximum of 15 people per session! Please sign up by messaging the Instagram @SloDrawz or at

Watercolor Without Fear with Virginia Mack

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When: Tuesdays, 10:30am-12:30pm AND/OR Wednesdays, 1:30pm-3:30pm

Beyond the Basics Watercolor with Virginia Mack

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When: Wednesdays, 10:30am-12:30pm

Ages: 16-100

Community Bulletin Board

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Come on out and support your MBAA Artists & step inside the Gallery to view the wonderful exhibits currently on display!

Saturday, October 28th from 12-4pm

The Cambria Center for the Arts invites submissions for a special holiday event. Learn more here!

Kick off the holiday season at the Pavilion on the Lake in Atascadero. Over 50 vendors await you at this one-day craft show, November 4th, 2023, 10am-3pm, where all the items are handmade!

Vendor registration begins October 3rd

This very special holiday event offers a collection of exceptional paintings, photography and fine crafts, spanning a variety of artistic mediums from traditional to contemporary.

Take-in: Tuesday, November 7, 10am – 2pm

Submission information, fees and entry forms

Let’s keep in touch!

– and remember –

The first mistake of art is to assume that it is serious.

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