Art, Cooking & Photography Classes

Visual Arts Program
Art Programs
Art Programs
Our Arts Programs aspire to be the community's first choice for participation in the visual arts. All classes are organized by age group, and we offer classes for tots, youth, teens, and adults, as well as Hands Together classes for parents and children. Teachers maintain a comfortable environment focused on individual learning needs and creative interests giving all aspiring artists a fun place to create art that is personal and expressive. 

For more information about the art program, email or call Gloria at 510-791-4324

Art Benefits
Art education develops social skills, fine motor skills, imagination, creativity, sense of self, cognitive skills, and much more. We believe that experiences with the arts as communicated by our staff promotes cross-cultural understanding and provides new perspectives and insights which enrich the lives of our community.

Visual Arts Program
The Visual Arts Program inspires active engagement in the visual arts through exhibitions, educational classes and camps, and in-school programs in Fremont. Programs involve adults, teens, youth, and tots in the creative process. Instruction is offered for all ages through classes, workshops, and camps in areas such as Ceramics, Fabric Art, Floral Design, Charcoal Design, Digital Photography, and Painting. Go to and click on the Art category in the left side bar.

Our exhibitions at the Olive Hyde Art Gallery showcase contemporary artists and share art with the community.

Culinary Arts Program (cooking, baking, etc.)
The Culinary Arts Program offers camps and classes to youth and focused theme-based cooking classes to adults. There are many benefits of cooking, including heightened math skills and socialization skills. Join in the Cook 'n Art Camp during the summer and school break weeks or enjoy the focused Creative Chefs classes offering focused, hands-on, small group projects for youth ages 6-8 and 8-14 years. Classes are small, to ensure that teachers are able to work closely with each student. Go to and click on the Cooking category in the left side bar. For more information, call Gloria at 510-791-4324.

Photography classes (Ages 13 & up)
Whether your interest is taking outdoor pictures with people as your main focus, travel and nature photography, or you want to learn, improve or challenge your digital photography skills, we have a photography class for you. Go to and use the Advanced Search function for Photography. For more information, call Gloria at 510-791-4324.

In-School Art Appreciation Program
The In-School Art Appreciation Program offers programs to elementary school-aged children through the Fremont Unified Elementary School District. If you are a teacher and would like to bring the In-School Art Appreciation Program to your classroom please Email or call Gloria at 510-791-4324 for more information.