Five Easy Ways to Register

Online:  Complete and submit the Registration Form

In Person:
Palos Verdes Art Center ENTRANCE LOBBY
5504 West Crestridge Road, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, 1-4 p.m. Sundays

By Phone: 310-541-2479

By FAX: 310-541-9520

By Mail: Palos Verdes Art Center
5504 West Crestridge Road
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

Dropping or Canceling Classes

Tuition is based on a minimum of eight students per course. With smaller enrollment, the Palos Verdes Art Center may offer students the option of meeting for fewer weeks. Otherwise the course may be canceled and all tuition refunded. (Memberships are not refundable.)

Except for courses canceled by the Palos Verdes Art Center, there will be a $10 processing fee for any refund.

  • Students dropping courses prior to Friday, April 4, 2014, will receive full tuition refunds (minus the $10 processing fee).
  • Students dropping courses Saturday, April 5-– Monday, April 14, 2014, will receive 70% of the tuition (minus the $10 processing fee).
  • NO TUITION REFUNDS on or after Tuesday, April 15, 2014. When possible, we will help you find an alternative class for this session, but we are unable to issue refunds or credits for future classes.

Discount Policies

Save as much as $50 a class by taking full advantage of tuition discounts available to Palos Verdes Art Center members registering early. JOIN TODAY to take advantage of these discounts.

Member Discount
Palos Verdes Art Center members save $30 per class. If you are not member, an individual membership costs only $50 annually and a family membership, $60. (Memberships are not refundable.) You can have a wonderful time and pay for your entire membership by taking only two classes a year.

Early Bird Discount
Add on our popular Early Bird Discount, which is $20 per class and is available TO MEMBERS ONLY

on all registrations (except where noted) completed by Monday, March 31, 2014.

The Bottom Line
Become a member AND register early to save $50 per class.


Financial Aid

Financial aid for Palos Verdes Art Center classes is provided by the Beverly G. Alpay Memorial Education Fund for the Visual Arts. Those seeking assistance pay a nominal amount ($25 per class). The Alpay Fund and the Art Center cover the rest of the tuition. Students are responsible for any supplies or special supply fees. Scholarships are not available for workshops, digital art classes or art camps/holiday gift workshops.

Applications for financial aid must be received no later than Monday, March 31, 2014. Applicants must submit a statement explaining why they want to take the class and why they need financial assistance to do so. Proof of financial need may be requested. Aid decisions will be made at least a week prior to the start of classes.

Five scholarships are available each term. Recipients are limited to one class per family. Spring 2013 recipients are ineligible this Spring. Click here to download an application.



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