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Welcome to CCSA! We offer classes, events and exhibits year-round for all ages in one of three studios located in the heart of downtown Galax. We have fully equipped studios in: Woodworking, Pottery, Stained Glass, Metalsmithing, Sewing, Painting, Printmaking and offer classes in several other disciplines.

It is our mission to preserve the cultural heritage unique to this region, communicate the value of the arts through hands-on instruction, create an environment conducive to learning free of intimidation. Our classes are designed for those visiting this area as well as those living in this region with evening and weekend classes.

The main building on Main Street includes a gift shop featuring items made by local artists as well as galleries with rotating exhibits.

We seek to enrich the lives of individual through skilled teaching. All are welcome, from beginner to master artists and musicians as well as the curious observer. CCSA offers a learning environment that is stimulating, beautiful, and peaceful, giving students the resources and time to create new work and hone skills. It is a place where people are encouraged to work, discover, experiment and refine.

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Chestnut Creek School of the Arts


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