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Art Class


We are always looking for artists and teachers who wish to share their skills with others. Classes cover 2D and 3D media, and a wide variety of ages.

The following are the classes we offer:

Kindergarten-8th Grade

Art Exploration                        Pottery Sculpture

Pottery Wheel                         Drawing


Drawing                                   Watercolor

Pottery                                     Various Workshops

Weaving                                   Acrylics

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The Ankeny Art Center is a non-profit Art Gallery with rotating art exhibits and classrooms for drawing, painting, and ceramics. Interns will learn how to hang a show, how to run classes and the day-to-day operation of an Art Center.


Our Summer semester is June 1 - August 4.


  • Apply by April 7th, Internship awarded May 1st

  • Assist with Summer Camps

  • Assist with gallery duties

  • Paid $1,500 at the end of the semester

Kids in Art Class


The Ankeny Art Center values all our dedicated volunteers! Volunteering is a wonderful and fulfilling way for individuals and organizations to give to the arts and to the community. We have many different events and opportunities to volunteer at to help support a local non-profit!


  • Gallery - hanging new shows

                   -help at receptions to greet people, food                         replenishment, or bar tending

                   - help with Spring Cleaning in May by                             spackling and sanding walls, taping                             off doors and outlets, and/or                                       organizing art closets

  • Summer Camp - watch students in the gallery in                               between classes

                              - assist teachers with their classes

  • Santa’s North Pole Village - support staff, admissions support, bus donation attendee

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