Saturday Youth Studio 2023

Saturday Youth Studio will be back in early 2023!

To be notified when the latest information about Saturday Youth Studio is announced, sign up for our Saturday Youth Studio 2023 Mailing List!

Saturday Youth Studio page header, photo of youth holding up ceramic creature and another working with wet clay seated at a table. Text reads Saturday Youth Studio for ages 5 to 14, Ceramics.

Saturday Youth Studio

The Dougherty Arts Center’s Youth Saturday Studio program helps provide young artists with experiences in various art mediums that they might not receive in conventional arts education. Each session will feature different projects so students can repeat classes month to month.

Fee per 4-Class Session: $45 (Resident) / $55 (Non-Resident)

Classes by Age Group
Age Ranges
5 to 7 years
8 to 10 years
11 to 14 years

Youth Ceramics

Youth Ceramics

Get your hands dirty with clay! Students will be introduced to various hand-building techniques as they create unique three-dimensional projects. Various hand-building techniques such as pinching, coiling, and slabs will be explored. Older students may even get the opportunity to try their hands at the pottery wheel. All students will glaze their pieces, resulting in their very own works of ceramic art. Materials and firing included

Session Dates

Saturday Youth Studio will be back in 2023! Check back here for dates.


CLICK HERE to Register Online!

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Program Forms & Documents

For more information and required materials to register for and attend City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department programs, click the image link below for the Centralized Program Documents website:

Centralized forms and documents for city  Youth programs

Other Program Forms:

  • Youth Class Request Form - For a student to be placed in a different camp or class than he/she is assigned; otherwise, students are placed in camps and classes according to their age by birth date
  • Youth Friend Request Form - For students who wish to be placed in the same camp or class together; only one request per student is permitted, subject to approval by program administration

Financial Aid

Click the image link below to visit the Parks and Recreation Department's Financial Aid website:

Financial Assistance for Youth Programs (in various languages)

Inclusion Services

The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request.

If you or your student require assistance for participation in our programs or use of our facilities, please contact the Inclusion Unit at:

For more information, visit the Inclusion Unit website.