Download the 2014 FALL CLASSES & WORKSHOPS brochure: [click here]



Download the 2014 SUMMER ARTS CAMP offerings: [click here]


Summer Arts Camp - Child Care Form
All children participating in Wayne Center Summer Camps must have a Child Care Form filled out and returned to the Center prior to the start of class. The form can be downloaded by clicking [here].



Wayne Center for the Arts offers three sessions of classes per year for children and adults.  Classes and workshops are taught by dance instructors, artists, art educators and music teachers.


WCA’s education program is well-known for its classical ballet, pottery studio and music instruction.  The Center is particularly proud of the broad range of arts classes for pre-school and elementary students.


Wayne Center classes and workshops serve to fulfill our mission of educating children, enriching lives and building a stronger community.


If you have any further questions, please contact the Wayne Center for the Arts at (330) 264-2787.




NEW! WCA Online Registration: [click here]


The Wayne Center for the Arts is now offering online class registration. If you have registered you or a family member for a class at WCA in the last 3-5 years then there is already an account in the registration system. To log into this account for the first time you will need the log in username and password provided by WCA. Please contact the Wayne Center for the Arts for that information. If you have never registered for a class; you can create a new account.


Online Registration Video Turtorials (Click brackets on bottom right of each video for larger view.)





Please note that only Visa and Mastercard will be accepted online. If you are using Financial Aid or Scholarship to pay for class tuition you will need to register at the WCA front desk.


Please contact the Registration Technician, Brigitt Dottavio at or 330-264-2787 with questions and concerns.




Wanted - Art Educators
Wayne Center for the Arts is looking for art educators to help plan and teach visual art classes for preschool and elementary age students. Wayne Center for the Arts offers multiple teaching assignments at the Walnut Street School location, as well as occasional outreach opportunities throughout the community.

We are looking for teachers who are enthusiastic about art, love teaching children, and are responsible, reliable, and flexible. Good organizational skills and good classroom management skills are required. Familiarity with the Ohio Department of Education 2012 Visual Art Standards and an art education degree are preferred.

Those interested in applying should mail a cover letter, resume, and contact information of at least three references to:

Lisa Zemancik
Education Coordinator
Wayne Center for the Arts
237 S. Walnut St.
Wooster, Ohio 44691

Applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview after their materials have been reviewed. No phone calls please.




Available - Financial Assistance
1) Thanks to the generosity of The Noble Foundation financial assistance is available to children and adults who qualify. Financial assistance may be awarded to one Wayne Center program or class per semester, up to four per calendar year. This also includes funding for workshops, summer camps, and Children’s Chorus. Anyone wishing to apply for assistance must fill out a financial aid application. Download the financial aid form [here]

2) In 2009, friends of former Wayne Center President Jean Baird worked to found the Jean Baird Scholarship for the Arts. It was established to encourage participation, by all ages, in our educational programs, with a preference towards ceramic art and pottery. Because of the hard work of Jean’s friends, at least $1,000 in scholarships are available every year for eligible participants, based on financial need and interest. The simple 2-page application is available [here]