Visual Arts Studios

The Paramount Visual Arts Studios offer a creative environment for the community to interface with the visual arts. As a community resource, we nurture a love of the arts, welcoming the beginning student through experienced artist in our newly renovated studio for hands-on arts education. We have a great selection of art classes and newly updated studios available to community members at all experience levels. Link to current arts classes for youth and adults.



Mon – Thurs 10:00am – 9:00pm

Fri & Sat 10:00am – 4:00pm


Visual Arts Class Cancellation Policy

In the event that a patron is unable to attend a class, cancellations are eligible for a partial refund, less an administration fee of 15% of class tuition, if the cancellation happens 15 or more calendar days prior to the class start date. Unfortunately, refunds are unavailable if the cancellation happens within 14 days, or fewer, of the class start date.


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Meets Thursdays, 6-9pm (Studio Doors Open at 6pm)
September 21, 2023-May 16, 2024
All ages and experience levels are welcome; adults and supervised youth!
*Please see information below for minimum age requirements in mediums-

Please note this drop in program is offered on a first come first served basis. Once capacity is reached we will post a sign at the door and welcome people to return another Arts Underground Night to create!

The Paramount Arts Underground offers people of all ages the opportunity to explore the Paramount Arts Studios to develop artistic skills in a variety of mediums. Working with a studio mentor, you can try your hand at throwing a bowl on the wheel, piecing a mosaic together, turning a wooden bowl on the lathe, forming a sculpture out of clay or creating a painting or drawing. The Paramount has all of the supplies and equipment you need to try something new. Arts Underground welcomes supervised youth and adults to create family friendly art!

Pottery, Ceramic Sculpture, Mosaic (youth 7 and under must have an adult present in Studio), Painting, Drawing, Fused Glass (youth 7 and under must have an adult present in Studio), and Wood Turning (ages 13+ only), with periodic specialty mediums such as Print Making and Fiber Arts. Materials included! **Please, no outside materials, clay and glass require certain firing temperatures and other mediums require additional ventilation.

Please us the North Doors, located in the back of the building, for access. Door switches and elevators are available at this entrance. Once inside, please use the stairs or elevator to proceed to the lower-level -Visual Arts Department to check in or call (320) 257-3125 for assistance.

Please note that though Arts Underground is a drop-in experience, requiring no pre registration, there are capacities in each studio, offered on a first-come first-served basis.   

Meets Thursdays
*September 21, 2023 – May 16, 2024:



Art Club 

Date/Time: Meets the fourth Tuesday of the Month, 6-8pm
Location: Paramount
Tuition: Free, please bring your own art supplies! 
*Though this is a free program, registration is required. Please click the links April 23, May 28 or call our Box Office at (320) 259-5463 or visit 913 West St. Germain Street, St Cloud, MN 56301 Monday through Saturday 10am-2pm
Ages 18+,  **Please note this is not a supervised activity, Artist’s Care/Support Team are welcome and should remain onsite to assist artist attendees as needed. Attendee artists will need to arrange transportation to and from the Paramount. The Paramount Center for the Arts and The ARC Minnesota are not responsible for accidents.

This activity is presented in partnership with The Arc Minnesota 

Art Club is a free creative and social activity, helping artists with disabilities and all abilities find success in artistic exploration. Artists will self-select, bring supplies, and work through their own projects, at their own pace, while benefiting from the collective creativity of others in the space. Meet other people who are interested and excited about art!

Feel free to paint, draw, sculpt, fiber arts such as sewing, knitting, crocheting, coloring, jewelry making and more! Please make sure your materials do not require additional ventilation. Artwork created onsite should be family friendly.

Our building is accessible, with door switches and elevators. Parking is available on the North side of the building in the city ramp. CLICK HERE for directions and parking information. 

Please contact us at amiron@paramountarts.org or call 320.257.3127 for additional information or to discuss any special accommodations. 

Art Club dates this Spring are: 
April 23, May 28


Arts Underground