805 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, NJ
The Thompson Park Creative Arts Center features pottery & ceramics studios, as well as classrooms for painting, drawing, and other craft activities – making it the perfect artistic outlet for county residents. The Creative Arts Center was recently expanded to include The Gallery at Thompson Park, an additional studio, and outdoor patio. The gallery hosts exhibits featuring local artists throughout the year.
With about 2/3 of its space devoted to pottery and ceramics, the Center hosts several sessions of classes each year for all levels of students. Instructors provide guidance according to each student’s ability. Classes include Beginner’s Wheel Pottery, Open Pottery Workshop, Handbuilding, and Raku Pottery. Classes are also held in ceramics, with students choosing from an inventory of pre-cast items. Visit our programs & registration page for upcoming offerings.
Other Craft Classes
Reflecting the diverse interests of county residents, the Center also offers a rich array of craft classes for adults & children as well as drawing, painting, knitting, crocheting, origami, jewelry-making, basket-making, holiday crafts, and more. The Creative Arts Center also offers programs for children. Youngsters can enjoy drawing, cartooning, painting, holiday-themed programs & summer camps.
The Center also offers activities designed for home-schooled children, as well as birthday parties for youngsters.
Did you know? “Art and creativity teach problem-solving, which is a critical skill for success in life. By engaging in artistic activities and study, children develop confidence in their abilities, and they learn how to innovate.” – theedadvocate.org