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Art School

Whatever your artistic interest, age or skill level, we have classes to drive your passions at the Fine Arts Center’s Bemis School of Art. Experienced artists and art instructors, large studios, and limited class size create a motivational and supportive environment to explore and develop your talents.

Course Catalog

We offer courses for all ages and skill levels, including drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, mosaics, jewelry making, art history, photography and more. Search, Browse, Register

Visiting Artist Programs

We are proud to offer classes and workshops by visiting and regional professional artists like Cochiti Pueblo potter, Virgil Ortiz, Sundance award winning filmmaker, Tom Shepard, Laguna Pueblo potter and poet, Max Early, Loving Vincent painter and animator, Dena Peterson, and more. Learn more

Special Programs

Our art school offers special programs like free Military Artistic Healing workshops, scholarship programs for underserved youth, Gifted and Talented programs for School District 11, and more. Learn More

In the News

Bemis School of Art Planning Committee Releases Long-Term Plan

The Bemis Implementation Plan Committee has wrapped up a several month-long process of planning for implementation of the program’s strategic initiatives. Now, the team is sharing the bold, long-term plan for transformation of the program, which has the potential to serve as a model of innovation, education, and inclusivity in the arts.


History of the Art School

Excellence in arts education has been core to our mission since the Broadmoor Art Academy opened its doors a century ago, and our art school honors that legacy by striving to recruit instructors at the national level. Learn more

Wounded Warriors/Military Artistic Healing program supported by Northop Grumman