Try something new this year

Whether you want to learn a second or third language, improve your English, earn your high school diploma, prepare for college, or train for a new career, Portland Adult Education is here for you. As we prepare for a new school year, our doors are open and we invite you to come visit, meet our students, take a class, and see firsthand the power of adult learning.

Learning for everyone

Whatever new skill or life change you’re dreaming of, there’s a good chance your local Maine adult education program can help you get there.

  • Jul

    Mindful Abstract Landscape Painting (Zoom Class)

    This class will incorporate mindfulness based techniques with an expressive approach to landscape oil painting. Exercises will emphasize various mark making and painting effects in an abstract way while providing an understanding of the basic principles of color theory and composition. The objective of the class will be to gradually overcome natural inhibitions, perfectionism, in […]

  • Jul

    Botanical Mixed Media (Zoom Class)

    Students will be introduced to the basic techniques of botanical drawing through the close observation of various types of plants, primarily native to Maine, in addition to the use of photos. The principles of line, composition, and value will be emphasized utilizing graphite, charcoal, pastel, ink, and watercolor pencils. Meditative exercises will help to minimize […]

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