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Art Center

The Art Center in Phillips Hall offers a variety of introductory art classes designed for beginners and non-art majors. Our offerings include, digital photography, ceramics, drawing, woodworking, metalsmithing & jewelry, glass beading & lampworking, digital design classes with laser cutting and 3D printing. Each 7-week session is a hands-on, project-oriented program that introduces students to the basic techniques of the various media.

Our Facilities


The ceramics area houses 12 pottery wheels, electric kilns, and a hand building area with various slips, glazes, and clay available.

Glass Working

Glass working equipment includes 14 lampworking/beading stations with torches, glass kilns, and all necessary tools.

Metalsmithing/Jewelry Making

Metalsmith/jewelry area provides workstations, metalsmithing tools, acetylene torch stations with vented hoods, rolling mill and buffer.


A complete woodshop located in Hiestand Hall is used for Art Center Intro to Woodworking classes.

Digital Maker Space

Our digital maker space has two Universal Laser System laser cutters and five 3D printers for students to learn and work with techniques used in the rapidly growing technology of digital design and production.

Classroom Facilities

Additionally, the Art Center has two, twenty seat classrooms with digital projection equipment that are used for drawing studios, digital photography instruction, special events, and workshops.

Wanted: Art Instructors

We are seeking innovative, enthusiastic and qualified instructors to teach various introductory art classes to non-art majors at Miami University’s Phillips Art Center.

Learn more about teaching at the Art Center

Dare to Create!

Art Center Sprint Courses are open to all Miami University students!

View a list of the courses we offer

Contact Us

Art Center
103 Phillips Hall
Oxford, OH 45056