Explore and Experiment With Art

We work with local artists to offer classes to adults, children, novices, hobbyists, experts — anyone interested in spending a little time investing in their own creativity. Check out details about upcoming classes here.

Kids’ Classes

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Adventures in Art

Classes for kids to channel that creative energy. New: 2017 dates!

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Adventures in Art Camp

Camps during spring, summer and fall breaks. New: 2017 dates!

 Adult Classes

Artist Memberships

Art of Business

Classes for working artists to support the business side of their careers.

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Painting Classes

New in 2017: Acrylic, Watercolor and Oil painting classes for beginning & intermediate students.

Drawing Class with Eric

Monday Night Drawing Class

Register for easygoing sessions with guided instruction from a skilled local artist.

More upcoming classes

  • Thursdays, May 4-25, 6-9 p.m.$35/session or 4/$130 The nature and essence of watercolor is in its spontaneity, the swift seizure of a single...

  • Thursdays, May 4-25, 6-9 p.m.$35/session or 4/$130 The nature and essence of watercolor is in its spontaneity, the swift seizure of a single...

  • Thursdays, May 4-25, 6-9 p.m.$35/session or 4/$130 The nature and essence of watercolor is in its spontaneity, the swift seizure of a single...

  • Thursdays, May 4-25, 6-9 p.m.$35/session or 4/$130 The nature and essence of watercolor is in its spontaneity, the swift seizure of a single...

  • Let your kids get their hands dirty and their heads thinking creatively over summer break! Nickel Plate Arts is partnering with the Noblesvi...

  • Let your kids get their hands dirty and their heads thinking creatively over summer break! Nickel Plate Arts is partnering with the Noblesvi...

  • Wednesdays May 3-24 Stimulate those creative brains with after-school art classes for kiddos (ages 4-9). Register your little artists for ou...

  • Wednesdays May 3-24 Stimulate those creative brains with after-school art classes for kiddos (ages 4-9). Register your little artists for ou...

  • Wednesdays May 3-24 Stimulate those creative brains with after-school art classes for kiddos (ages 4-9). Register your little artists for ou...

  • Wednesdays May 3-24 Stimulate those creative brains with after-school art classes for kiddos (ages 4-9). Register your little artists for ou...

  • Monday- Friday, March 27-31 and April 3-7, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Our Spring Break Art camp will operate like an open studio for little artists, invi...

  • Monday- Friday, March 27-31 and April 3-7, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Our Spring Break Art camp will operate like an open studio for little artists, invi...

  • April 3-June 12 Nickel Plate Arts’ popular 10-week Monday Night Drawing Class is available to adult artists at all skill levels, basic to ad...

  • The holiday season at Nickel Plate Arts offers you chances to create, shop and revel in the winter arts magic. Stop by for one-of-a-kind art...

  • The latest Nickel Plate Arts Guide is now available. Woo-hoo! Download it and connect with the people and places who are celebrating, making...

  • The Noblesville Chamber of Commerce and Nickel Plate Arts team up to offer The Art of Business: workshops taught by local business leaders d...