Bringing out the artist in all of us.

Fall Classes

Painting with Acrylics,Oils, and Watercolor, Drawing, Ceramics, Photography, and much more


See. Learn. Make

PTSA ART EXPERIENCE in downtown Port Townsend is our new venue for you to see work by our faculty and others, experience live demonstrations, and attend special workshops and lectures. We’re open noon to 5 every day but Monday, with special openings on the first Friday of the month during Art Walk. Coming soon: A unique fiber installation, Flora, Fauna, Fiber, by Tangled Fibers—Pat Herkal, Barbara Ramsey, Jean-marie Tarascio, and Cathy Wier.


Give Jefferson!

PORT TOWNSEND SCHOOL OF THE ARTS is honored to participate in 2018 Give Jefferson campaign. Visit to learn about our proposal in the Give Jefferson online Giving Catalog.

This opportunity is only available for the month of October! 

Join us!

help us bring out the artist in everyone—including you!

(And receive substantial class discounts.)

 YOUR MEMBERSHIP supports scholarships for young people and other programs.

YOUR MEMBERSHIP supports scholarships for young people and other programs.

"PTSA has great working-artist teachers, and a fantastic range of students. I am pleased to have the opportunity to be both an instructor and a student at this lovely school. We are very lucky to have such a gem in our little town! Perfect fit for Port Townsend!" —Jesse Joshua Watson

Special opportunity

for port townsend school of the arts

IF WE CAN SELL three more of Janet Cramer’s beautiful watercolor paintings, a donor has offered PTSA an additional $1,000 to support our programs. Come see them in the small gallery at PTSA ART EXPERIENCE, 236 Taylor Street, Port Townsend, across from the Rose Theater!

ALL PROCEEDS FROM THE SALES BENEFIT PTSA and its students. To view the paintings, click here.


special package offer

Friends Retreat

Stay at beautiful Fort Worden, sample the locally farmed cuisine, and learn from exceptional artists.