Special Programs

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In addition to arts and crafts classes, the CAC offers a multitude of special programs at little or no cost. If you have questions about these programs, please call 562-929-5521. Registration is now open at the Norwalk Arts and Sports Complex during regular business hours.


FREE - ART STOP @ the CAC - 12:00-1:00 p.m.

Tuesday, June 13 - Friday, August 11 (Class will not meet July 4)

Art Studio Get your creative juices flowing during nine weeks of activities including: drawing, painting, and sculpting. This is a drop-in program and does not require pre-registration. Please Note: Parents must remain on-site for children under 12 years of age.


FREE - Art in the Park at Norwalk Park

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays - 1:30-3:00 p.m.

Spend nine weeks of “artrageous” summer fun at Norwalk Park! Explore and create a variety of arts and crafts with CAC staff. This program does not require pre-registration. Please Note: Parents must remain on-site for children under 12 years of age.

July 25-27 - Island Art

August 1-3 - Summer Safari

August 8-10 - School is Cool



AGES: 3 - 5

COST: $50.00 / 5 weeks (resident) $60/5 weeks (non-resident)

TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS • 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

July 18 - August 17

Toddlers will get a head start for Pre-school and Kindergarten.  They will practice listening skills, sharing, and taking turns.  Students will participate in many activities including art, crafts, music, and storytelling.  Activities are selected to enhance the learning of shapes, colors, and ABC’s.

PLEASE NOTE: Participants must be fully potty-trained and must have turned 3 years of age by the first day of the session.  For more information, please call 562-929-5521.




COST: $5.00 lab fee per visit (cash & checks only)  + $2.00 - $20.00 ceramic piece

Ceramic Art Studio Visitors will be able to drop in and paint, glaze, and utilize ceramic supplies. Items will be fired by a staff member. The $5 lab fee includes supplies, paint, and staff assistance. In addition to the lab fee, participants will have to purchase their ceramic piece at the Cultural Arts Center; items range from $2 to $20. If you wish to bring your own ceramic piece you may. However, only ceramic items purchased from the Cultural Arts Center will be fired. Please call the Cultural Arts Center for more information at 929-5521.

The Ceramic Art Studio will be open the following dates:

FRIDAYS • 3:30-5:30 p.m. • June 16 - August 11

SATURDAY • 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. • June 17 - August 12



AGES: 6 - 12

COST: $10.00

SATURDAYS • 12:00-1:45 p.m.

Art Club offers opportunities for children to discover, explore, and create art while having fun!  A variety of media is offered, including drawing, painting, collage, printmaking, mixed media, clay, as well as art history. Learn how to paint, draw, and express yourself with art! All ideas are welcome!

SESSION 2: July 22 - August 5



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