Models Wanted!!!

Clothed or Nude!

Models are needed for weekly figure drawing sessions. 

Contact Patricia Barefoot if interested. 


Phone: 412-897-6846


South Art Classes are held in our Schoolhouse Gallery at the Bethel Park Historical Society.  


Classes Available: 

Scroll down for full class descriptions and registration information! 



NEW: Figure Drawing Sessions Wednesday Evenings, 7:00-9:00. $10 per session. Contact Pat Barefoot for more info: 412-897-6846


NEW: Painting in Oil, Pastel or Acrylic with Wendy Mackin, Tuesdays, September 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 1:00-4:00.

Members $85 Non Members $90. 


NEW: Sell Your Art Using Social Media with Steph Moraca, Tuesday, October 29, 1:00 to 3:00. Members $15, Non-Members $20.


NEW: Paint Your Pet with Jan Catalogna, November 5, 1:00. Members $25, Non-Members $30.


NEW: Painting a Silk Scarf with Diane Murray November 12 and 19 10:00 to 3:00. Members $25, Non-Members $30.


Friday Open Paint Session  Open to the public, no charge. Join us on Friday mornings from 10AM-12PM.  Bring your own art supplies. 


Registration Forms for Classes Are Located Below Class Descriptions


For more information, contact Diane Murray,



Full Class Descriptions and Registration


Painting in Oil, Pastel or Acrylic with Wendy Mackin

This 6 week class will focus on composition, color, and shape making.   Oil, pastel and acrylic artists are welcome, and the class is open to students of all levels.  Students may work on any subject matter derived from their own photographs or imagination, or may use photos supplied by the instructor.  Tuesdays, September 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 1:00-4:00. Members $85, Non-Members $90. 

Supply list upon registration.





Sell Your Art Using Social Media with Steph Moraca.

Use social media to market your art to interested buyers.  Mrs. Moraca has successfully been using social media to sell her artwork to patrons from all over the world without spending a dime on advertising. This class will introduce ways to increase your presence in the art world on various social media platforms including Instagram, Pinterest, Fine Art America, Artfinder, and more!  Stephanie paints golf courses and landscapes in a realism style and markets them to her target audience online. Steph’s web page:  Tuesday, October 29. 1:00-3:00. Members $20, Non-Members $25. 






Paint Your Pet with Jan Catalogna

Join us for some fun!  You will email a closeup photo of your pet ( which will be transferred as a line drawing to a canvas. Artists will be available to help with colors, brush stokes, etc. All supplies will be provided. We do need a headshot of your pet no later than October 15 so that your canvas can be prepared. Contact us with your email,  and details will be sent to you. November 5th, 1:00. Members $25, Non-Members $30. 






Painting a Silk Scarf with Diane Murray 

Need a Christmas present for someone special? A brilliantly colored silk scarf would be perfect. This class will teach you how to prepare and paint a square 22” silk scarf using dyes. All materials will be provided for one scarf. A second may be purchased for $7 if you finish your project the first day and wish to do a second one. November 12 and 19 10:00-3:00. Members $25, Non-members $30. 







Friday Open Paint Sessions


Every Friday morning the Friday Painters meet at the Bethel Park Historical Society building at 10:00 a.m.  Bring whatever you are working on and join our group.  Grab yourself a hot coffee from the new coffee shop in the building.  We help each other,  have fun and instruction is available if necessary.  Best of all, its FREE to members and non-members! Bring a friend and join in the fun! 




Where to Find Us...

Bethel Park Historical Society 

2600 South Park Road

Bethel Park, PA 15102


Regular gallery hours are currently suspended due to a major renovation of the Historic Schoolhouse.  Stay tuned.  A grand opening will take place in October 2019, and we hope all of you will come!!


For more information, or any questions, email President Sue Denner:

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