Featured at the Wayne Art Center, the beautiful painting above was done by Barbara Berry, and is called The Prayer

Delco has a thriving art scene! We are home to the renowned Brandywine River Museum of Art, and we also have three outstanding Art Centers  that offer Classes in virtually all art forms, plus Exhibitions, Tours, Competitions and Workshops.

Whether you already have a passion for painting, or want to sculpt for the first time...find a new love at the Wayne Art Center, the Community Art Center in Wallingford, or the Darlington Arts Center in Garnett Valley.   FYI: This kind of love comes without stress, arguments and alimony ;)

The Wayne Art Center offers both adult and youth education, Act 48 accreditation, as well as Culinary and Music instruction.  There are field trips, tours and a number of outreach opportunities every year. Here's an overview of fall class and workshop offerings:

Youth and Teen Classes begin  October 1 through November 3rd

Adult classes: Choose from classes in the fine arts, selected crafts, and the culinary arts.
Click here for options, times and registration

NOTE: The Wayne Art Center’s faculty members are working artists who have graduated from the nation’s most respected art schools. Many have won awards for their work and are represented in public and private art collections around the country.

  • Alla Prima Painting with Christopher Leeper, Oct 6th-7th
  • Watercolor with Alvaro Castagnet, Oct 12-14th
  • Decoupage derives from the French word “decouper”, to cut out. Create a
    unique treasure box using decorative papers, printed images,
    and gold and silver paints. Finish with lacquer for lasting protection.
  • Impressionistic Oil Panting with Michele Byrne, Oct 27th-28th
Art Events:
  • Juror Demo: Philadelphia Water Color Society, Oct 14th, 5:30-7:30pm
  • Wharton Esherick Museum Tour and Lunch at Terrain Cafe, Oct 18th, noon to 3pm
  • Decoupage with Louise, Oct 18th, 6 to 8pm, $95pp

Click to read more at the Wayne Art Center Website

413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne, PA 19087


CAC offers both Adult & Youth Classes in a variety of genres ranging from painting, drawing, ceramics, sculpture, and jewelry, to mixed media, printmaking, photography, music, and yoga. 

Children – Register now for Art Start Pre-School, Lucky Charms afternoon arts enrichment program and After-School & Weekend ART Adventures,

Teen Workshops - Register at the website below, or call the office at 610-566-1713 for more information.

Through Oct 15th - In their Duke Gallery:
An Exhibition of the Work of Ken Karlic and Charlie Newman

Oct 21st to Nov 2nd, from 2-4 pm -- Biennial Exhibition of Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

Painting by featured artist Stefanie Fuoco
Oct 21st
On their BeaDazzle Wall: Featured art by Stefanie Fuoco, through Nov 21st
In their Stairwell Gallery: The 3D student work of ceramic instructor, Laura Demme
In their Fay Freedman Gallery: Featured art by Lucy Edwards

Throughout October -- In the Teacher’s Lounge Gallery
The 2018 Fall Semester Exhibition:  3D and 2D work of instructor Olga Neilsen

Plus Two Special Events:
Friday Night Live Concert: Oct 19th, 7-10pm
NDICHU – R & B, funk, jazz fusion/ artist – with Visual artists Sally Paynter and Joseph Iacona - $10 members, $15 non-members

Empty Bowls Luncheon, Oct 28th, Noon to 2pm
$10 donation -- All proceeds donated to local food banks
Community Arts Center Website

414 Plush Mill Rd, Wallingford, PA 19086
(610) 566-1713

Darlington Arts Center provides Every Art for Everyone through instruction, outreach programs, and performances in Music, Art, Dance, and Drama. 

Intimate classes allow for individual attention and their friendly, experienced teaching artists engage students at all levels.

From private music lessons, to dance class, acting class, visual arts class, daytime classes for seniors, after school offerings for kids or evening classes for teens and adults -- Darlington has it all. 

Music Classes:
Private Instruction is available, as are: Group Classes - Workshops - Music Theory I - and Suzuki Violin Music Programs are offered to children starting at age 3
For more info call 610-358-3632

Visual Arts Classes include drawing, painting, sculpture, pottery, mixed media, cartooning, jewelry making and more.
Visual Arts Programs

Their Dance Program is open to all ages and includes Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Ballroom, Lyrical, Contemporary, Pointe, and more.
Darlington Arts Dance Programs

Drama Classes focus on the process of acting or musical theatre and performances are presented at the end of each semester. A Play in a Day Workshops are offered throughout the year
Register at 610-358-3632

Check out their gallery exhibits, coffee house concerts, and special events at the website below.

Darlington Arts Center Website

977 Shavertown Road
Garnet Valley, PA 19060