Be creative while building skills in all areas of the arts! 

Fall Class Registration Now Open

Thornton Arts Academy offers entry-level art and theater classes for all ages. Students ae encouraged to sign up for multiple sessions as these change every five weeks. Fees are kept low thanks in part to funding from the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District (SCFD) and the city of Thornton. Classes are kept small and held at city facilities. Youth programs typically include supplies. At the end of each session students have the opportunity to participate in an art show or performance to showcase their talents. Please check the information below on fall programs or email Lisa Neeper, Arts & Culture Supervisor at or 720-977-5882.

Register anytime at or call 720-977-5901.

*All information is subject to change including COVID-19 guidelines for classes.

Fall Classes for Ages  8-12 | Register Here

Get on Stage for Trolls,  Wednesdays,  September 8-October 27, 4:30-6:00 p.m. 

Fees: $30 per student, Class #690510-A, Thornton Arts & Culture Center (TACC), 9209 Dorothy Boulevard. 

Youth Pottery, Wednesdays, November 3-December 8, 4:30-6:00 p.m. 

Fees: $60 per student, Class #630515-A, Active Adult Center (AAC), 11181 Colorado Boulevard. 

Fall Classes for Ages 18+ | Register Here

Drawing-1, Wednesdays, September 1-29, 6:30-8:30 p.m. 

Fees: $60 per student, Class #696500-A, Thornton Arts & Culture Center (TACC), 9209 Dorothy Boulevard.

Beginning Tapestry and Weaving, Saturdays, September 4-October 2 (no class September 11 or 25), 1-4 p.m. 

Fees: $100 per student, Class #696621-A, Trail Winds Recreation Center, 13495 Holly Street.

Watercolor Painting, Wednesdays, October 6-November 3, 6:30-8:30 p.m. 

Fees: $60 per student, Class #696501-A, Thornton Arts & Culture Center (TACC), 9209 Dorothy Boulevard. 

Acrylic Painting-2, Wednesdays, November 10-December 15 (no class Thanksgiving week), 6-8 p.m. 

Fees: $60 per student, Class #696502-A, Thornton Arts & Culture Center (TACC), 9209 Dorothy Boulevard. 

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