Educational Programs

Studio art, art history, musical and theatrical performance education.
Payment for all classes and workshops must be made at the time of booking to ensure your spot.
Reservations are available on a first come, first served basis.

Children Classes + Youth Camps

Youth Classes + Camps

AGES 6 and up
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Adult Classes + Workshops

Adult Classes + Workshops

AGES 18 and up
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Conceived and executed by artist Lyn Hill Taylor, a member of STAA for over thirty years, and modeled after the Art Students League in New York City, STAA offers classes in drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, art history and more. 

STAA is committed to providing an ambitious, multi-media educational program for artists of all ages! Beginners and experienced artists alike can choose from studio art, art history, or theatrical performance education. Instructors are there not just to lead students through class, but to advise and critique their works. Our faculty is comprised of working artists, current or former art educators at the high school or university level, and nationally acclaimed visiting Artists-in-Residence. Instructors are rigorously vetted to ensure students receive the highest quality art instruction in the classical tradition of mentorship, providing guidance in studio art production and critique.

Refund/Cancellation Policy, Liability Waiver & Media Release

The St. Tammany Art Association (STAA) admits students of all race, color, and ethnic origin. Students are responsible for full tuition paid prior to start date of each program. Students will be notified within 12 hours if a class is cancelled; however students may not be contacted again once registration is made. REFUNDS: A full refund will be issued if STAA must cancel your class, or if the student cancels by phone or e-mail no less than one week before the first day of class. CONDUCT: If a student is disruptive or disrespectful to the instructor, other students, or the facility, he/ she may be excused from the program and will not be issued a refund on tuition. LIABILITY WAIVER: Further, Student/Guardian agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the STAA and/or the City of Mandeville, its officers, directors and employees, from any and all actions, losses, damages, claims, or liability that may occur as a result of the holding of the scheduled event and incurs and assumes all responsibility for all actions, losses, damages, claims, during any necessary set up, take down and during the scheduled event. MEDIA RELEASE: By registering, you give consent for the student enrolled to be photographed and/ or videotaped for the use by STAA in the production of any and all media for marketing purposes.