The Art Machine is a community arts program that offers weekly art classes at minimal cost.  We encourage all to attend, regardless of experience or ability!  Classes include drawing, collage, painting, pottery, crafts and more!



The children's hand building pottery class is generally for children 6 - 12 years old. Children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult.

Class Times:

Tuesday: 3:30 - 4:30 pm

Instructor: Ernie Eaves

Cost: $3.00 per class or $25.00/10 classes

All materials are provided.









Studio A

Youth classes focus more on developing and exploring new skills using specific artistic mediums such as drawing and acrylic painting.

Ages 12 -18


Class Times:
Wednesday: 3:30-5:00 pm


Instructor: Cathy Davis


Cost: $5.00 per class or $40.00/10 classes

All class materials are provided.



Adults are encouraged to try new mediums, techniques and to share their art experiences with others. See schedules for class times.


Studio B


1:00 - 3:00 Beginners wheel throwing 

7:00 - 9:30 Wheel practice session


Tuesday 12:30 - 3:00  Hand building 

Wednesday 9:00 - 11:30  Wheel throwing

Wednesday 7:00 - 9:30 Throwing on the wheel for beginners

Thursdays  12:30 - 3:00  and  7:00 - 9:30

                    Hand building with clay

Clay -  $25 per bag (for wheel throwing classes, includes glaze and firing)


Studio A

Paper classes with Pamela McBride :

Mondays from 11:00 - 3:00

Adult Multi-media/Altered Art classes with Christine O'Neil: Tuesday evening from

6:30 - 8:30

Adult Acrylic Painting with Cathy Davis:

Wednesdays from 12:30 - 3:00 

Adult Watercolour classes with Barb Lammi:

Thursday from 12:30-3:00 

Cost: $8 per class or $70.00/10 classes


Class materials are provided except for wheel throwing classes.

Classes are taught by local artists with strong backgrounds in a variety of genres. 

Hope & District Arts Council  PO Box 546     349 Fort St., Hope BC  V0X 1L0    

email:   ph: 604-869-3400