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Affordable Arts & Crafts: Education for Everyone

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 e-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! 


 ATTENTION! For registration for all Activities, an online account on the San Francisco  Recreation and Parks Department's official registration site is required. Go to to get started.

Set up your account today and begin viewing listed activities!

Friends of Sharon Art Studio memberships can be puchased and renewed on the registration site!


 Course offerings are also listed under the courses tab. You may also search for classes at and begin adding courses to your wish list in preparation for registration (make sure to be logged into your account). 




SPRING FOSAS Priority Registration opened FEB 29 at 10am

SPRING General Registration opened MAR 7 at 10am


View/Download the Spring 2020 catalog here.

 Search for classes and regsiter at 



WINTER 2020 Session Dates: JAN 4- MAR 3

FOSAS Priority Registration opens DEC 7 at 10am

General Registration opens DEC 14 at 10am




If you are new to registering for classes, just go to and go to the Registration page where you will find a link to the NEW registration site.

Interested in receiving a physical copy of the catalog in the mail?

If you'd like to receive future Sharon Art Studio course catalogs in the mail for upcoming and going sessions, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Make sure to provide your mailing address in the email for receiving our catalog. This is integral to the process of adding you to the mailing list.

The WINTER catalog mailing list is closed. To be put on the catalog mailing list and start receiving the catalog starting with theSPRING 2020 catalog; you must request to be on the maiing list by 5pm January 1st.  If you contact the office after January 1st you will start receiving the catalog starting with the SPRING 2020 issue!


Interested in taking a class this spring?

There are still a few openings in some of our classes! See our latest news page for a list of those classes.


With the exception of FOSAS Priority Registration, all registration is available online and 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 our catalog or view current and upcoming class listings. 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.

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Available NOW: FOSAS tote bags and both men’s and women’s tee shirts for sale at the Studio! Sizes do run a bit small, so make sure to try one on before purchasing!

Items can be purchased at the front desk during business hours (Monday through Friday 9am-9pm, Sat-Sun 9am-5pm--when staff is available)

Totes: $25 each

Tees: $20 each

Cash or check only; no online or credit sales at this time  *Checks made payable to FOSAS

Tote bags | color: black with white logo on one side

Women’s tees | color: navy with white logo on front | sizes available: S-XL

Men’s tees | color: black with white logo on front | sizes available: XS-XXL