Adult Enrichment

Exercise Your Artistic Side

Have you always dreamed of painting a water lily like Monet or sculpting a thinker like Rodin? Then take advantage of your free time and come to the J for some artistic expression. Both locations feature classes that will help mold you into the creative genius you truly are.

Owings Mills
NEW! Beginner Group Guitar Lessons
Ages 18+ Learn how to play your favorite songs, solos and even learn to play with other musicians with Matthew Chase. Guitar required. First lesson is FREE and receive a free lesson with each referral. 4 week minimum. Begin at any time! Fees are per 45 min session.


Painted Palette
7:00-9:00pm • $30/Members, $45/Guests
Register online for the 12/9 class, the 2/5 class, and the 3/3 class

Ages 18+ Enjoy a glass of wine while you create a masterpiece in just one night. No experience necessary! Bring your friends and follow the instructor step by step to recreate the days featured painting. By the end of the class you will be amazed at the art work you have created. The class fee includes all supplies and unlimited servings of wine, soda, or water.
JCC Book Club
Wednesdays • 7:30-9:00pm • $18/Members, $18/Guests 
Register online for the 11/5-5/6 club.

Ages 18+ Explore some of today's best new fiction and your favorites too, meet other book lovers, share your ideas, and nosh at the JCC. Join anytime and come as often as you'd like. Facilitated by the JCC director of membership, Melanie Schatten. The Book Club meets the first Wednesday of every month beginning in November. For more information contact Melissa Berman 410.559.3593 or email

Park Heights
Portrait Drawing
Fridays • 8:30-9:30pm
Ages 18+ Work with pastels using a live model. Emphasis is on head construction, light and shadow, and composition. Minimum 13 students. 10wks. No class 11/28. For more information contact Melissa Berman 410.559.3593 or email
Watercolor Painting
Tuesdays • 9:15am-1:14pm
Ages 18+ This course examines a variety of techniques and subjects. Students will explore still life and landscapes. Some classes will be held at scenic locations. Instructor: Rodney Cook. Minimum 13 students. 10wks. For more information contact Melissa Berman 410.559.3593 or email
Ceramics with Laia Tiderman 
Wednesdays • 7:00-9:00pm
Ages 18+ Use the wheel! Sculpt figurines, receive individual, hands-on instruction from an accomplished clay artist, or just explore. All levels are welcome. Fee includes clay, over glazes, kiln firing, and supplies. 
Register online for Fall - 10/22-12/17 • $118/Members, $175/Guests
Register online for Winter session 1 - 1/14-2/11 • $74/Members, $111/Guests
Register online for Winter session 2 - 2/18-3/18 • $74/Members, $111/Guests


To register contact Marilyn Zvili at 410.559.3510 or email Marilyn.

Questions? Contact Melissa Berman at 410.559.3593 or email Melissa.

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