~ Serving Artists and the Community Since 1963 ~

Registration and Refund Policies

General Class Information

All of our courses are taught by working artists & educators using quality materials in our climate controlled art studios at the Belle Levine Art Center. Individual instruction, small size, and a nurturing environment are hallmarks of our educational programs. We follow all NYS rules and regulations for safety and sanitation. 

Adults generally purchase their own materials, and a recommended list is available on our website. We provide all materials for children’s classes and fees are included with tuition cost. Student contact information is provided to all instructors (email and phone numbers). Adults, if you purchase your materials in advance, we recommend that you retain your store receipt in case the class does not happen.

Covid protocols:
PAC lifted its indoor mask mandate effective Saturday, March 12, with a few important qualifications: 1) All members of the community are expected to respect individual decisions to continue wearing a mask. 2) Masks are expected to be worn by individuals unvaccinated or exposed to someone with COVID-19.


Classes are registration driven and it is important to register in advance; without minimum enrollment, classes are subject to cancellation. You must register and pay prior to attending.  Please do not come to a class that you are not already registered for as it may have been postponed or cancelled.

Registration options:
Payment must be made in advance of class.
Preferred: Secure online registration @ www.putnamartscouncil.com available 24/7 and guaranteed secure through PayPal; you DO NOT need to have a PayPal account to pay online; you will be able to use your credit card, you will be given that option during the payment process.

We are currently NOT accepting payment by mail.  If you need us to process your credit card charge, call the office to make that arrangement. 845.803.8622.


Are provided for classes that are cancelled or to those who withdraw two weeks in advance of the first class.  We need this advance notice to notify those on our waiting list.  Students should call the office at 845.803.8622 or email to joyce@putnamartscouncil.comIn no instance, will there be a refund on or after the start date of the class/workshop.  A full refund will be given if a class is cancelled by PAC or if a workshop, program or class reaches maximum enrollment before your registration is received.  Refunds will be processed in a timely fashion and will be provided in your original method of payment.  Gift certificates are non-refundable

Missed Classes/Make ups:
Should the Arts Council need to cancel an individual class or classes, those will be made up in a timely fashion.  Should a student miss a class or classes, make ups are not automatic but are at the discretion of the instructor in in coordination with PAC.

Closing info:
We follow the Mahopac School District’s schedule, for closings  and or emergency situations.  Listen to WHUD (100.7FM) for their announcements as well as ours, or visit the Storm Watch page at WHUD online, for info.  Please do not call the School or the Arts Council nor rely on either website.


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