Frequently asked questions

How do I buy Gift Certificates?

Gift Certificates for classes, workshops, events and artwork are available for purchase in the store or online. Gift certificates expire one year after the date of issue.

How do I redeem a gift certificate?

Each gift certificate is assigned a unique 'coupon' code. Simply include your code in the 'coupon' field on the payment screen to redeem your gift certificate when registering for classes. In addition, you can call or visit NAC and use your gift certificate to purchase artwork in the store.

How can I help support NAC?

There are several ways to help support NAC.

  1. Support NAC programs with your financial gifts online. CREATE Newberry, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) that helps support NAC through scholarships, program development an other meaningful ways.
  2. Volunteer - more help allows us to expand our programs. Fill out the volunteer application online, give us a call or come see us at NAC.
  3. Support local artists by shopping at NAC.
  4. Tell your friends and neighbors about NAC

How do I sign up for classes?

You can sign up in person at NAC, by phone or online on our Classes page.

What do volunteers do?

Our organization encourages the participation of volunteers who support our mission. If you agree with our mission and are willing to be trained in our procedures, we encourage you to complete an application. Volunteers assist us with a wide variety of activies from clerical to helping run camps and a little of everything in between.

How can I get a scholarship?

Scholarships are available for all ages for classes, camps and workshops. Please visit our scholarship application page and fill out the request form.

Are there age restrictions for attending classes?

We have classes for ages 5 to 100. However, we offer events throughout the year for younger children and families. See class listings for age appropriate opportunities

Are there age restrictions for volunteering?

You must be at least 14 years of age to volunteer at NAC.

Do you ever offer online classes?

We occasionally offer online classes and some of our regular classes can be attended virtually. Please contact NAC with questions or suggestions for online classes. See our class listings page for our current offerings.

How can I become an instructor?

NAC is always looking for new and exciting art experiences for the community. If you have a great idea for a course and would like to teach at NAC, please let us konw by completing an Instructor Application form. All instructors at NAC are subject to background check.

How can I get my art sold in the store?

Currently, NAC Artisan Shop only sells work of local artists and artists with a Newberry connection. NAC Artisan Shop takes a 20% commission on all sales. Only work that is handmade will be accepted. NAC reserves the right to refuse artwork that does not meet our standard of quality. To have your work considered for sale at NAC, please send the following to

  • Are you a resident of Newberry County or what is your Newberry connection?
  • Detailed description of your work
  • Five quality images of your work

What can I use my gift certificate for?

  • Purchased gift certificates may be used for classes, clay, workshops, events and artwork from our Artisan Shop.
  • Gift certificates donated to organizations by NAC can only be used for classes, workshops and other events.

What hours are the store open?

Currently our hours are 10am-5pm, Tuesday through Friday. We may be open on some Saturdays, so please call ahead if you plan to visit NAC during the weekend.

What time are classes offered?

NAC offers daytime classes, afternoon classes and evening classes to accommodate everyone’s schedule. To see our current offerings please visit our class listings page.

How can I schedule a private event or birthday party at NAC?

Contact us to schedule your private event. We offer private events or parties for all ages and all occasions and would be happy to discuss the process, restrictions and cost with you to find the answer to meet your needs.

How do I donate?

For financial aid to support programming and scholarships at NAC, donate to CREATE Newberry, Inc. For all other types of donations, please contact NAC directly.

Are your plein air events open to everyone?

The public is invited to the opening reception of all Plein air events. Artists who wish to participate in Plein air events should follow the registration guidelines of each individual event. See our current list of upcoming events to see what may interest you.

How can I participate in the Annual Clay Conference?

Attendees and sponsors can find information on the page.

How can I join the Photography group?

Currently, virtual meetings are held on the first Monday of each month at

What if I've never done art before?

That’s what we are here for! Sign up for a beginner class or join one of our one time events to get a taste of painting, pottery or other forms of art.

What forms of payment will you accept?

We accept all major credit cards, debit cards, checks and cash.