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Payment: Credit card, check, money order, or cash accepted. All payments are due before the class start date, including scholarship recipients. Payments can be made in-person, online, or by mailing in your registration with payment to: Pelham Art Center, 155 Fifth Ave, Pelham, NY 10803.

Need-Based Scholarships: Available for adults and children through grants, awarded for 25-75% of tuition fees. One scholarship per student per term is available. To apply, complete and return a scholarship form, available from Pelham Art Center and our website.

David Uskali Scholarships: Available for High School students, awarded for 100% of tuition fees. Students will only need to purchase materials for the class. One scholarship per student per term is available. To apply, complete and return a scholarship form, available from Pelham Art Center and our website.

Emergency First Aid Forms: Students with a medical condition that could require Pelham Art Center to administer emergency first aid must complete an Emergency First Aid Form, to be kept on file (forms are available at the front desk).

Late Pick-Up Policy: As a courtesy to the instructors and PAC staff, we request that all students are picked up ON TIME. If late pick up becomes an ongoing issue, it will be addressed.

Late Registration: Students may enroll in most classes after the semester has begun. All fees are pro-rated except material, lab, model, and firing fees.

Weather Related Closing: If weather necessitates closing and cancelling classes, this information will be on the Center’s social media, Facebook and Instagram page. One weather related make-up day per semester.

Class Cancellations: PAC reserves the right to cancel classes and/or delay the start date. If cancelled, everyone registered will be notified and issued a full refund.

Cancellations:

  • 7 days or more before first class – refund minus $25 cancellation fee or 100% credit towards a future class, to be used within 12 months date issued.
  • Cancellations that occur within 6 days before the first class – 75% refund or 100% credit towards a future class, to be used within 12 months of date of issue.
  • Cancellations on day of or after class has begun: No refund; credit issued for value of remaining classes. Must be used within 12 months of date of issue.

Refunds or credits will not be issued for any missed classes, or anticipated absences.

Tax Identification: 501(c)(3) charity; Federal ID #51-0164630.

Discounts: Members receive a 10% discount. Senior members receive a 15% discount towards classes. Material, lab, model, and firing fees are not discounted.

Materials Lists: Before classes begin, please view the material lists on our website for classes. Some lists may be provided on the first day of class.

Parking: Street, metered, and handicapped parking available. Bring quarters!

Photography Release: PAC may take photos of students in the studios, student artwork, or at events, which may be used for publicity purposes on our website and social media. Please notify us if you do not wish to be photographed by calling 914-738-2525 x111, or advise the front desk.