Join us in our spacious upstairs classroom, the classroom door is located to the right of our entrance.

The gallery offers a wide spectrum of art classes that are fun, challenging and sure to spark your creativity!  
All levels of experience welcome! For age requirements please see individual classes.
For more details call the gallery at (540) 371-3900 or check out our Facebook page at

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We now have a comfortable new classroom and an exciting array of classes beginning this fall!!
Join local artists Kristi Zerull as she leads Brushes, Palettes and Pours, cut loose, get inspired and enjoy creating with your friends!!
Are you an artist looking to work from a model? Let us help you expand your figure drawing portfolio. We will be offering evening and daytime sessions. We have a lovely space for our models and artist to work and enjoy their sessions.
Ceramic and porcelain painting classes will be starting in the new year along with guest instructors in a variety of mediums.
As always we have our very talented Russian artists teaching one on one and small group classes!!

NOW OPEN: Brushes, Palettes and Pours

Do you want to add a little pizzazz to your evening out with friends? Or, possibly escape the daily grind and release some stress while bringing out your inner artist? Backdoor Gallery is happy to introduce our long awaited Brushes, Palettes and Pours Class. No experience is necessary, let’s just have fun! Our talented artists will guide you through creating your very own masterpiece with which you can take at end of class. These also can make great gifts! Reservations cover your seat, all supplies needed to create your masterpiece, step-by-step instruction, and our complimentary wine (with valid id) for evenings and coffee/tea for days. Click for more information

Figure Drawing.

These 2 hour sessions, featuring live models, are for anyone interested in learning to draw the figure or improving their drawing and painting skills from life! See more

Small Group/Individual Art Classes

Elena Broach

This class is intended for students that wish to expand and polish their artistic skills with emphasis on realism. Lessons will take an individual approach in a private or small group setting. Participants may elect either drawing or painting (watercolor, acrylic or oil). The instructor for this class is Elena Broach, a local artist….See more.


Asya Baldwin

If you are looking to enhance your painting skills, Asya’s classes may be just for you…See More

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