What we're about

The Cornell Creative Arts Center (CCAC) is a vibrant inclusive community based art center that provides a place to make, engage in and share art. The CCAC offers services that lower the barriers to participation in the arts and integrates the experience of art into the life of the Midtown Kingston community. At Cornell Creative Arts Center, every person is supported, encouraged, empowered and accepted into an environment where they are provided with rich opportunities to learn and grow their artistic talents. People who enroll in classes offered by the CCAC will participate an integrated program that serves Midtown Kingston, providing affordable and comprehensive access to the arts to both people with and without disabilities. People can work together in our supported arts program to teach, learn, and mutually uplift one another with quality art practice, teaching, exhibition, and sales opportunities.

Our mission is to cultivate a synergy between businesses, artists and people with disabilities working creatively together and empowering one another in order to achieve their goals and reach their true potential.

Upcoming events (4+)

CCAC at Art Walk Kingston 9/19

Cornell Creative Arts Center

Stop by Cornell Creative Arts Center this weekend for Art Walk Kingston! Visit our gallery space and participate in a free craft with our Art Instructor, Jillian!

9/18 & 9/19 from 12-5 PM, located at 129 Cornell Street in Kingston, NY.

Intro to Clay for Parents & Caretakers

Cornell Creative Arts Center


This class is designed to allow parents to bond with their children and get messy. Together you will make fun simple projects that capture a moment in time —ceramic creations last forever! Working with clay strengthens muscles and aids in motor skill development. All materials used are safe to touch.

$100 for 4 week series

Click here to register: https://bit.ly/38odMGv

Kids & Clay - Ceramics Class

Cornell Creative Arts Center


Children will explore the art of designing, building, and creating 3D clay projects through hand building and sculpting. No experience necessary. This course encourages personal expression through structured age-appropriate projects along with individualized instruction. You might get dirty, so wear an old shirt or apron.

$100, 4 week series

Click here to register: https://bit.ly/38odMGv

Drip, Splatter & Pour: Painting Class

Cornell Creative Arts Center

Unwind and get creative with Jillian's paint class next Wednesday, 9/22 from 4-5:30 PM.

In this interactive and spontaneous form of painting , students will learn about art as process, going with the flow and surrender to the paint. Wear old clothes, as paint can get messy.

$20 per class. To register: https://bit.ly/399PCzI

Located at CCAC: 129 Cornell St. in Kingston, NY. We are taking COVID precautions and ask that you wear a mask, regardless of vaccination status.

Past events (376)

CCAC at Art Walk Kingston 9/18

Cornell Creative Arts Center

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