Berkeley Art Studio News

Registration for our Fall 2015 sessions begins now! Simply select one of the boxes above to see our class descriptions & to register. We will have classes in drawing, painting, digital photography and digital design available.

  • UC Berkeley Students: use coupon code R7PG25 upon checkout for a 40% discount!
  • UC Berkeley Students: to pay later with CARS (40% discount included) use coupon code 5BR8GM upon checkout!
  • UC Berkeley Staff, Faculty, Alumni, and BAM/PFA members: use coupon code HNBSTJ upon checkout for a 10% discount!
  • Pell Grant/Dream Act Qualified Students: inquire with the EOP Office (119 Cesar Chavez) to receive a coupon code for a free class!

Our ceramics studio and darkroom are currently closed for renovations. We will be up and running again in January 2015 (registration begins October 2014). We'll be re-opening with a fresh looking studio! Check out our construction updates on Facebook.

Did you know that all Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive members receive 10% off at the Berkeley Art Studio? Visit the Studio with your BAM/PFA member card today to register and receive the discount. HInt HInt: if you're a regular at the Berkeley Art Studio you could be saving money by purchasing a BAM/PFA membership.

The Berkeley Art Studio has received an exciting new grant from the Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on Student Services and Fees (CACSSF). This means FREE art classes for all UC Berkeley students who qualify for the Pell Grant or Dream Act Scholarship. Administered in partnership with the Educational Opportunity Program, visit the EOP office (119 Cesar Chavez, eop.berkeley.edu) to verify your eligibility for a free membership and receive a special registration code. 



Berkeley Art Studio registration is open to the entire community as well as UC Students, Faculty, and Staff. We offer classes in ceramics,painting, drawing, and photography. The Studio has a rich history of providing affordable quality art instruction for students as well as the larger East Bay community. It is a welcoming place for students and artists at various skill levels. It has proven to be more than just a space but a community of artists committed to their craft.