*Payments & Deposits

Tuition includes a $5 Studio Schweinfurth equipment fee. Additional supply fees may apply and will be paid directly to the teacher. Information regarding supply fees will be published as soon as available. Supply lists are posted on the Art Center website, or emailed to registered students.

A non-refundable deposit of $100 per class is required to register. Final payments are due 45 days prior to the class start date. No refunds are provided after this date for any reason. Registrations received after 45 days prior to class start date must be paid in full.

Cancellation Policy

A non-refundable deposit of $100 per class is required to register. To transfer a deposit to another Studio Schweinfurth class, a $25 fee will be charged. The balance due for each class must be 45 days prior to the class start date. No refunds or class fee transfers will be given after this date for any reason. Class fees, however, are transferable to another student of your choice. Cancellations must be made in writing or e-mail and received no later than 45 days prior to the class start date to qualify for a refund. We encourage you to contact your travel agent regarding travel cancellation insurance.


Hotel accommodations are available at several locations in Auburn and special discounts are often available when booking through the Schweinfurth. Contact the Schweinfurth at 315-255-1553 or email Lindsey Tidd at to assist with accommodations.


Lunch plans will be available for purchase for all classes. Meal plans are optional. Please call (315) 255-1553 for more information.

Special Accommodation for Schweinfurth Art Center Classes & Workshops

Participants that require special accommodation are encouraged to request accommodation at the time of registration. At least 2 weeks notice is requested.

All Studio Schweinfurth classes take place at the Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, located at 205 Genesee St., Auburn, NY 13021. All classes run from 9am-12pm and 1:30-4:30pm unless otherwise specified.

Joomchi and Beyond

 Joomchi is a unique Korean traditional way of making textured handmade paper by using water, and eager hands. This workshop offers participants the opportunity to become acquainted with its history, practice and role in Korean society, as well as the hands-on techniques and reinterpreted adaptations into contemporary art form. Joomchi creates strong, textural and painterly surfaces by layering and agitating Hanji (Korean mulberry papers). Its usages are diverse and it can be incorporated into surface design, collage, new way of drawing, wearable, unconventional body ornament or sculptural object: 2-D & 3D either functional or fine art oriented.

All Levels

When: March 2nd - 4th, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Teacher: Jiyoung Chung
Cost: Members: $377 / Non-members: $387
Supply List: Joomchi workshop description, instructor bio, supply list.pdf

To register, please click here or call the Art Center at 315.255.1553.

Spring Fiber Retreat

 Join us for 3 days of creativity and camaraderie. All fiber artists welcome whether you are quilting, knitting, sewing, or dying. No instructor, just friends and community during this open studio fiber arts retreat. Lunch included. The retreat will run from 9am to 4pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Access to the Sewing Studio and the Wet Studio.  Please note that space is limited in the Wet Studio. To reserve a spot in the Wet Studio during this retreat, please email Davana Robedee at       

When: April 6th - 8th, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost: Members: $110 / Non-Members $120

To register, please click here or call the Art Center at 315.255.1553.

Glorious Prints!

Glorious Prints! Discover dozens of ways to use silkscreen to print gorgeous cloth. Experiment with “underlayments”, resists, stencils, and learn in-depth techniques for printing using thickened dye. As well as color mixing and color theory, you’ll learn the silkscreen’s versatility for making fabric with exquisite color and complexity. Soy wax resist, monoprinting, stamps, direct “painting”, and stencils – all are combined with screen printing for one-of-a-kind irresistible fabric. Uncover the magic of printing with dyes!
All Levels 

When: Sept. 21st - Sept. 23rd 9:00 am- 4:00 pm
Teacher: Pat Pauly
Cost: Members: $377 Non-Members $387
Supply List: PaulyGloriousPrintsSupply List.pdf

To register, please click here or call the Art Center at 315.255.1553.