Youth Visual Arts Classes

Currently, After School Art classes are offered each Tuesday for grades K-3, and each Thursday for students in grades 4-8. Petite Picasso’s (ages 3-6) typically meet once a month, and offer an excellent introduction to the arts, hand-eye coordination, and basic arts skills. A variety of specialized classes is offered during school breaks and holidays, including Spring Break Art Camp, Summer Art Camp, and holiday-themed classes and workshops. Please visit our Facebook page for current classes and offerings.

In addition to art offerings at BBTCAC, Black Belt Treasures Teaching Artists are available for in-school, after-school, and community classes and workshops. Please contact Kristin Law, Art Programs & Marketing Director, for more information.

Adult Visual Arts Classes

Adult Art Classes and workshops are offered throughout the year in a variety of culturally significant and skill building mediums. Current and past offerings include wheel-throwing (pottery), acrylic, oil, and watercolor painting, printmaking, basket making, chair caning, stained glass, mosaic jewelry, quilling, quilting, sewing, jewelry making, oil, acrylic, and watercolor painting, pottery, sculpture, and more. 

Please visit our Facebook page for current classes and offerings.



YOUTH ART CLASSES at Black Belt Treasures Cultural Arts Center:


After School Art will start back September 2021

ADULT ART CLASSES at Black Belt Treasures Cultural Arts Center:

Hand Quilting with Mary Margaret Pettway

Dates coming soon for Summer and Fall 2021

2nd Generation Gee's Bend Quilter - Mary Margaret Pettway - will be teaching Hand Quilting at Black Belt Treasures Cultural Arts Center - upon request. Pre-Registration is Required!!!

Learn the art of hand piecing and quilting from this talented, funny, master quilter in the same style her family and friends have been using for generations. All materials are included in the cost of the class - but students are encouraged to bring material scraps (cotton, denim, and sturdy materials work best) for sharing.

$45 ($35 class fee + $10 materials) - is due at registration.

All materials will be provided.

This class is limited to the first eight (8) people who register, so please get reserve your spot soon. Also available for Small Groups - inquire for reservations

In addition to these classes at BBTCAC - Mary Margaret is available for demonstrations and private workshops. Call for details.

More Classes...

Art Escape - Painting (Sips & Strokes Style)

Occasional Evenings from 6-9pm - when requested! Want to host a painting party...just let us know!

$35-45 (depending on canvas size) includes all materials.


Hog Wild For Art - each Spring

Art Festival, Music, Kids Activities - in conjunction with Wilcox Area Chamber of Commerce Annual BBQ Cook-Off

*more class dates to be announced soon

To Register for Classes, please call (334) 682-9878 or email