Education: New 5-Week Courses Start Next Week

New 5-Week Teen and Adult Classes Start the Week of February 5 – The next set adult Intro-level *and* Teen classes are right around the corner; come learn how to safely and effectively make 3D objects in castable materials, metal, wood, and with technology:

5-Week Teen Classes

Casting for Teens
Wednesdays, 4pm-6pm, starting 2/7

Metalworking & Forging for Teens
Wednesdays, 4pm-6pm, starting 2/7

SketchUp 3D Computer Aided Design for Teens
Wednesdays, 4pm-6pm, starting 2/14

Woodworking for Teens 
Wednesdays, 4pm-6pm, starting 2/7

Adult 5-Week Intro Classes

Intro to Mold Making & Casting
Wednesdays, 9am-12pm, starting 2/7
Saturdays, 9am-12pm, starting 2/10

Intro to SketchUp: 3D Computer Aided Design
Wednesdays, 7pm-10pm, starting 2/14
Saturdays, 9am-12pm, starting 2/10


Give a Creative Gift this Holiday Season!

3 ways to save on CIADC programming this Holiday Season:

1. Refer a Friend 10% Discount

Bring a Friend to a CIADC Core Class and both of you receive 10% Back! Our thanks for helping us grow the CIADC community

Please Note: At least one of you must be NEW to CIADC (not have taken a 1/2-term or full-term Core Class previously), and have yet to register for Class

To receive the refund, you need to:

  • Both individually register for your Core Class; You do NOT have to be in the same Class to receive the discount

  • Email us at with your and your friend's names and both registration Order Numbers

After we receive the email, we will refund 10% of the tuition to you and your friend. One discount per person per term; BOTH registrations and the email must be received before the start of the Class

See our Department Class offerings here

2. 10% Off New -or- Renewed CIADC Membership

Purchase a 12-month rolling Membership now through December 31, 2016 at nearly $20 off! Membership valid for 12-months from purchase date, or current Membership expiration date, whichever is later. Members receive programming discounts and Membership helps support our organization

Use discount code Member10 at checkout to start or continue receiving Membership perks

See more about Member perks and purchasing a Membership here

3. Discounted Tuition on NEW Department Classes For Members

We want to make it a bit easier for Members to take a Core Class in a NEW DepartmentMeet the STUC prerequisite and/or Learn a new material and process to incorporate into your creative practice

Receive 5% Back on a single Core Class you register for in a Department you have yet to take a Core Class in

Receive 10% Back on that NEW Department Class if you also register for another Core Classes (in any Department) for the term

Please Note: Offer valid to current CIADC Members only. A NEW Department Core Class is a 1/2-term to full-term Class in a Department you have yet to complete a Core Class in

To receive the refund, you need to:

  • register for your NEW Department Core Class (and other Core Class, if applicable)

  • Email us at with your name and registration Order Number

After we receive the email, we will refund either 5% or 10% of NEW Department Core Class tuition to you. One discount per person per term; Registration and the email must be received before the start of the Class

See our Department Class offerings here

Education: Fall Enrollment is Open

This week, Fall enrollment opens for the term beginning September 12, 2016. Core classes will be offered in 6- and 12-week sections, there will be a smattering of single-session instruction modules, and we're pleased to announce two additions: CIADC will now be offering teen-focused courses on Monday and Wednesday afternoons, and we've added an open studio access time slot for 12:30-3:30 PM on Sunday afternoons.

Check out the courses department by department below, and get ready for an active, creative Fall!





And for all members who are not planning to enroll in core classes this term, please be sure to attend the free STUC sessions to maintain access to open studio time!

Free Safety and Tool Use Certification on Saturday, September 10

Technology Department STUC (ITDSTUC-01) – 10:00 AM with Matt Runfola

Woodworking Department STUC (WDWSTUC-01) – 10:30 AM with Laura Miracle

Metalworking Department STUC (FMFSTUC-01) – 11:30 AM with Matt Runfola

Casting Department STUC (CSTSTUC-01) – 12:30 PM with Dominic Sansone