Workshops and Classes

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop Presents a New 8-Week Session of After School Youth Classes

Photo courtesy of CHAW

The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) is now registering students ages four and up for a new eight-week session of arts classes beginning October 15, 2012.  CHAW’s innovative arts classes provide students with a high-quality arts education in a unique, multidisciplinary environment.  Van pick-up is available from local schools to CHAW.  Tuition assistance and payment plans are also available.

Classes for Early Childhood students (ages 4-6) include:

  • “Wool, Yarn and Fabric”
  • “Musical Stepping Stones”

Offerings for Youth (grades K-6) include:

  • “Introduction to Sculpture”
  • “The Ultimate Harry Potter Adventure”
  • “Painting Fundamentals”
  • “Introduction to Graphic Design and Illustration”

CHAW also presents Parent/Child classes including:

  • “Color Theory for Preschoolers” (ages 3-5)
  • “Jewelry Making” (Ages 7 and up, begins October 3)

CHAW presents “Ask Leslie,” a free service featuring CHAW’s Youth Education Coordinator Leslie Andrus who provides information and guidance in selecting classes.  Contact Leslie at (202) 547-6839 or [email protected] for more information.

CHAW also offers Private Music Instruction in a variety of instruments for students of all ages.  For a complete list of workshops, classes or registration information, please visit CHAW’s website at or call (202) 547-6839.

Since 1972, the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) has provided arts education to thousands of children and adults in the Washington region, especially from the greater Capitol Hill area. Through classes, performances, and exhibitions in visual and performing arts, CHAW brings together diverse segments of the population to connect through the transforming power of creativity.  CHAW offers a tuition assistance program and flexible payment plans.  CHAW is funded in part by the DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities, an agency supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.