Affordable Arts & Crafts: Education for Everyone

Sharon Art Studio is San Francisco's largest public art studio with classes and workshops for all ages in drawing, painting, ceramics, jewelry, glass, folk art and more at the beautiful Sharon Building in Golden Gate Park. You could help us to continue to build a world of creativity where people of all ages and artistic background can explore the visual arts in a wide array of media. To make a donation or volunteer today, please click here.

If you wish to receive the Sharon Art Studio Newsletter, please sign up for our quarterly newsletter! You will also receive important updates regarding sales, events, and reminders for registration.

Stay in touch with the studio and visit the events  page to learn about upcoming studio events and fundraisers! The Sharon Art Studio's Halloween fundraiser is on October 22nd & the Studio Winter Sale is Sunday December 4th; so make sure to mark your calendar! See more on the events page for upcoming events.

 fallregistrationimageATTENTION! For Fall Activities (and going forward), a NEW ACCOUNT is required. 

Set up your account today and begin viewing Fall activities!

Just go to where you will find a link to the NEW registration site.

Once you set up your NEW ACCOUNT….
If you have an active Scholarship that needs to be attached to your new account, please let SFRPD know when you set up your new account so they can apply your scholarship to your new account. 
Email Lillian at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If you have a current FOSAS Membership, please let the studio know when you set up your account so the FOSAS office can apply your membership to your new account.
 Email the Friends of Sharon Art Studio: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

MEMBERSHIPS can be now puchased and renewed on the new registration site!


FALL 2016 Session Dates Sept 12-Dec 18th


Fall Priority Registration opened Aug 6th at 10am

Fall General Registration opened Aug 13th at 10am

 Click here to download a PDF of the Fall 2016 catalog today and view courses on after creating your new Activenet account! 


Winter Session Dates: Jan 6-Mar 11

Winter Membership Priority Registration opens Dec 10th at 10am

Winter General Registration opens Dec 17th at 10am


With the exception of FOSAS Priority Registration, all registration is available through the SFRPD Registration Desk.

Click on the "Courses" menu tab above to see a listing of our current class offerings and to download a copy of the Winter catalog. The Fall catalog will be available mid July. Click on any of the course Titles that you are interested in to be taken to San Francisco Recreation Departments website where you can read details about the course you selected, search for different classes, and register for a course.

Call the registration desk at 415-831-6800 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for registration assistance.

Not a member? We invite you to explore membership options on ActiveNet! 


We also invite you to sign up for our quarterly newsletter.


FOSAS is also cre­at­ing a wish list of things that we need for the Stu­dio. These include a small scan­ner, b/w ink jet printer com­pat­i­ble with a PC, old tow­els and cloths for the pot­tery and glass classes, a dig­i­tal photo frame, easels, and portable draw­ing boards with clips. Please send us a note at if you could help with any of these items, and thank you in advance for your support.