Registration Policy

REFUND policy

All transfers and refunds must be requested seven days before the class start date. A $15 processing fee will be charged for all refunds after payments are are processed, regardless of reason for cancellation. Model and material fees are non-refundable within seven days of the start dates. No credits are given.

Low enrollment: The Art Center reserves the right to cancel classes due to insufficient enrollment without incurring obligation. If a class or workshop is canceled by the Art Center, you are entitled to a full refund including all fees. 


If a student is unable to attend a class period for any reason, the Art Center is not responsible for providing any make-up instruction. The Art Center reserves the right to change instructors or to discontinue any class without incurring obligation.

Weather Cancellation policy

The Art Center may cancel classes due to severe weather or other variables. Check the Art Center website, KCCI Channel 8, or WHO Radio 1040 for cancellation details. Canceled classes are rescheduled.


Staff development credit is available through Heartland AEA for selected classes. An additional fee is required, payable to Heartland AEA. One hour of credit is given for 15 hours of instruction. Students may enroll for staff development credit on the first day of class. Call 515.271.0316 for more information. Some courses qualify for college credit from area colleges. Interested students should register with their college prior to registration at the Art Center.

No GUests in studio

Only registered participants may attend classes. Siblings and guests are not allowed in the studio. If you feel that your child is unable to remain in the studio without you, please wait another semester before registering him/her for art classes.

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