Back To Previous
Overview
More Info
Events
Yelp Reviews

Located in the heart of downtown Carlisle, the Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC) offers a fabulous visual arts experience for everyone, whether you live in the area of whether you are just visiting. The center houses a unique sale gallery with hand crafted items and fine art by local artists, such as the jewelry line designed and crafted by Melissa Colucci. It also showcases a variety of exhibits that are highlighted with wine receptions and a chance to meet the artist. If you are looking for a more hands on experience, try one of our art classes. Classes are offered to adults and to children and include mediums such as photography, ceramics, drawing, copper enameling and painting. An extensive art camp schedule is also available for children during the summer. Membership to the Carlisle Arts Learning Center provides many benefits to artists and to non artists. Member artists who are looking to display their work may do so a CALC and at area restaurants, businesses, and in downtown windows. CALC also prides itself on increasing the quality of life in the region through the arts. Empty Bowls for Project Share and the mARTini Auction are annual events that should not be missed. Check CALC out....you will be happy that you did.

Groups:  This location is great for groups that enjoy visual arts, demonstrations, and artist interaction.  Enjoy learning about traditional art, pottery, photography and more when visiting.  Maximum group 50 persons.  Tour fee varies.  Convenient downtown parking.

Overview
Things to Do
Group
Information
  • Downtown:
  • Hours: Tues-Fri 10am-5pm; Sat 10am-3pm
  • Parking: Street parking
  • Payment Accepted:
    • Mastercard
    • Visa
Quick Check
  • Credit Cards Accepted:
  • Handicapped Accessible:
Amenities
  • Price: Free admission
Shopping
  • Made in Cumberland Valley:
  • Made in the Valley Products: Some of the items in the sales gallery are locally made.
General
  • Group Reservations Required:
  • Maximum # of People for Tour: 40
  • Motorcoach Parking:
  • Price Range: $3.00 - $5.00 per person
  • Tour Length: 30 to 40 minutes
Type of Experience
  • Demo:
  • Educational:
  • Shopping:
  • Tours Available:

CALC's Annual Members' Exhibit

  • Dates: 10 2018
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

A Creative Night Out: Craft Beer and Clay

  • Dates: Feb 23, Mar 9, Apr 13, May 18 2018
  • Times: Starting: 7:00 PM
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)
  • Town: Carlisle

Floral and Vase Design

  • Dates: Feb 28, Mar 7 2018
  • Times: From: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

Drawing Workout for Painters

  • Dates: March 3, 2018 - April 7, 2018
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Saturday
  • Times: From: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)
  • Town: Carlisle

Empty Bowls 2018

  • Date: March 5, 2018
  • Times: From: 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
  • Location: Dickinson College HUB

Oil Painting Experience

  • Dates: March 7, 2018 - March 28, 2018
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Wednesday
  • Times: From: 10:15 AM to 12:15 PM
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)
  • Town: Carlisle

Open Paint Studio

  • Dates: Mar 8, Apr 12, May 10 2018
  • Times: Starting: 7:00 PM
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)
  • Town: Carlisle

S.E.E. Art Salon

  • Dates: Mar 13, Apr 10 2018
  • Times: From: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

CALC's Celebration of Student ART

  • Dates: Mar 17 - Apr 14 2018
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

Live Creatively Workshop: Mixed Media Swap Night

  • Date: March 21, 2018
  • Times: Starting: 6:30 PM
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)
  • Town: Carlisle

Porcelain Pendants Workshop

  • Date: Mar 23 2018
  • Times: From: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

Oil Painting Experience in a Day

  • Date: March 24, 2018
  • Times: From: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)
  • Town: Carlisle

Surface Decorating Techniques

  • Date: March 24, 2018
  • Times: From: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

Beginning Watercolors

  • Dates: April 2, 2018 - April 23, 2018
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Monday
  • Times: From: 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)
  • Town: Carlisle

Dynamic Watercolor

  • Dates: April 3, 2018 - April 24, 2018
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Tuesday
  • Times: From: 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)
  • Town: Carlisle

Live Creatively Workshop: Paper Making

  • Date: April 11, 2018
  • Times: Starting: 6:30 PM
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)
  • Town: Carlisle

CALC's Kim Banister and Wendy Edsall-Kerwin

  • Dates: Apr 21 - Jun 2 2018
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

Abstract Watercolor: "Branching" Out

  • Dates: May 7, May 14, May 21, May 29 2018
  • Times: From: 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)
  • Town: Carlisle

Live Creatively Workshop: Multi Media Journal Making

  • Date: May 10, 2018
  • Times: Starting: 6:30 PM
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)
  • Town: Carlisle

SEE Art: Field Trip to Glenstone Foundation

  • Date: May 10, 2018
  • Times: From: 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

Fire It Up! Raku!

  • Date: May 19, 2018
  • Times: From: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)
  • Town: Carlisle

Succulent Mania

  • Dates: May 23, May 30 2018
  • Times: From: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)
  • Town: Carlisle

CALC's Imaginings: Richard Chandler Hoff

  • Dates: Jun 8 - Jul 21 2018
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

CALC's Philip Lindsey and Emily Hampson

  • Dates: Aug 10 - Sep 22 2018
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

CALC's The Visible Echo: Guy Freeman

  • Dates: Sep 28 - Nov 10 2018
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)

CALC's Art for the Holidays

  • Dates: Nov 23 - Dec 29 2018
  • Location: Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC)