Adult Classes

Art Classes for Adults

Explore your artistic side at the 14Y

November 30
Live Model Drawing
November 30

At the 14Y, we’re more than just a fitness center—we’re a welcoming community for everyone.

When we say, ‘You belong here,’ we truly mean it.

Our Adult Classes are designed to enrich your life, forge new connections, and strengthen our vibrant community. We’re thrilled to introduce an array of fresh programs and events tailored to adults of all ages this fall.

Join us for an exciting lineup of art classes happening every Thursday at the 14Y. From captivating gallery openings and live model drawing sessions to cozy knitting gatherings and creative paint ‘n’ sips, the 14Y is your destination for exploring your artistic side.

Come by to forge new friendships, acquire or refine your skills, and simply have a great time.

Paint n’ Sip | Second Thursday of the Month
This adult art class is on pause until further notice. Stay tuned for further details!


Educational Alliance Art School
Mixed Media Art Classes In NYC

Location: Manny Cantor Center | 197 East Broadway across from Seward Park 

We are excited to offer unique classes in silk screen printing, printmaking, drawing and collage. These courses allow students to bring creative ideas to life through various mediums. All courses are open to students of all levels and instructors will support students in completing unique projects throughout the term. One on one instruction, instructor demonstrations, and group lessons provide a supportive environment to learn new techniques, explore and experiment!

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  • Personalized instruction in a small group setting.
  • Weekday morning, afternoon, and weekend classes are offered
  • Health and safety guidelines are in place to keep our students healthy and safe.
  • Locker rental and storage space for wet work included.
  • Please see the menu above under ‘Art School’ for our schedule at a glance, open studios, or for help with your registration.
  • Materials are not included in course tuition for painting classes. Please see our course materials lists here.

Drawing for All Levels
Saturdays, 1:30 – 4:00 PM

Mixed Media: Collage (5-Week Workshop)
Sundays, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM

5-Week Block Printing Workshop | September, 24 – October 22
Sundays, 3:00 – 5:30 PM

5-Week Textile Block Printing Workshop | October 29 – December 3
Sundays, 3:00 – 5:30 PM

Tompkins Square Library Events

Join our local partner, the Tompkins Square Library, for literary events this fall both in person and virtually.

Learn more here. 

14Y Membership

Why join the 14Y? Because when you join the 14Y, you’re not just joining a gym—you become part of a vibrant downtown community. 

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Sirovich Center for Balanced Living

Did you know that the Sirovich Center is now a part of the 14Y? Even more exciting, community members ages 60+ are eligible to join for FREE!

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