Art Classes

The Merage JCC offers a variety of art programs for all ages that are perfect for beginning and intermediate artists, creative types who want to make personal pieces for gifts or for their homes, or former art students who want a refresher course in the fundamentals.

Treat yourself to a great experience and learn everything you need to create your own masterpiece, all in the JCC’s beautiful art studio! Minimum of 5 students for all classes.

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Note: The above class offerings are classes offered through the Merage JCC's School of Visual Arts. There are some art classes, also taught by Lynne Kaplan, offered through our Preschool Enrichment program and our Club J After School Enrichment program. Those class registration pages are accessible through their respective departments.

Host your next party in our Art Studio!

Creative Kid Art Parties

Make it a clay or painting party and create lasting memories for all your guests. The art room at the J is the ideal place to host your child's birthday party. Each party is customized to make it unique and special for the host and friends. Our 2-hour art parties include:

  • 1-1/2 hour creative session for painting or making and glazing the hand-made clay project of your choice. Fired pieces picked up approximately 2 weeks after the party.
  • Materials, including paint, canvasses, clay, tools, glazes, firings as appropriate.
  • Capacity for a maximum of 30 children.

Cost: $30 per child for up to 30 children. Hosted by JCC Members only.
For details email Nicole Rosenson at or call (949) 435-3400 ext. 161.

Art & Wine Parties

Planning a private party? Or just wanting a night out? Come and join the fun!

Look no further, let us plan your private painting party. We will ensure that each guest walks away with own unique masterpiece.

We offer two-hour wine painting parties for adults who are interested in letting loose in a new way, exploring their artistic side. Our art classes are great for Girls' Night Outs, bonding with co-workers or even date nights. To arrange your own private party please contact Lynne Kaplan at or Aliza Sable at for details.