Saturday School

Each semester's Saturday School classes are as follows:

  • Fall (6 sessions): Oct. 7, Oct. 14, Oct. 21, Nov. 4, Nov. 11, and Nov. 18.
  • Spring (6 sessions): March 2, March 9, March 23, April 6, April 13, and April 20.

Fall and spring classes are held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. for students in grades 1 through 8, and from 1 to 4 p.m. for students in grades 9 through 12 and ages 18 and up.

All sessions will take place in Eskenazi Hall, 735 W. New York St., on the IUPUI campus.

Fees and capacities are as follows:

  • Fall 2023: $200 per person, with a maximum of 15 participants.
  • Spring 2024: $200 per person, with a maximum of 15 participants.

To be enrolled, you must register by the following deadlines:

  • Fall: Oct. 1
  • Spring: March 1

While completing the online registration form secures a student's spot in a summer session, enrollment is not guaranteed until full payment is received.

Scholarships: Scholarships are available for students in grades 1 through 12. To apply, complete our online scholarship application form.

Discounted rates:All sessions are discounted for IU affiliates (including alumni and current staff members) and Indiana educators. Please email for the discount code.

Students in grades 4 or 8 who wish to "test out" of their current grade level and into a higher group should submit a portfolio of work to for consideration. 

Herron Community Learning Programs will host culminating exhibitions of student work in HR 259 and 269 of Eskenazi Hall as follows.

  • Fall: Nov. 18, 2023
    • 11:30 a.m. – Noon (Grades 1–8)
    • 3:30 – 4 p.m. (Grades 9-12 and ages 18+)
  • Spring: April 20, 2024
    • 11:30 a.m. – Noon (Grades 1–8)
    • 3:30 – 4 p.m. (Grades 9-12 and ages 18+)

Private and group art lessons are available during the fall and spring semesters, with scheduling and pricing tailored to each student's individual needs. Please email if you have any questions.

Eskenazi Hall is located on the IU Indianapolis campus at 735 W. New York St. Check-in for Herron's Community Learning Programs takes place immediately after entering the building's main doors on the west side.

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Parking is available in the Sports Complex Garage (875 W. New York St.), adjacent to Eskenazi Hall, or on levels 5 and 6 of the Riverwalk Garage (245 University Blvd.), southwest of the building.

Parking map showing the Sports Complex and Riverwalk Garages.

18+ Studio Art

Adults ages 18 and up are invited to Eskenazi Hall on Saturdays for a semester of studio investigations examining traditional and contemporary art-making approaches. Drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, and 3-D construction will be among the processes and techniques introduced to participants.

Dates: March 2, March 9, March 23, April 6, April 13, April 20
Location: Eskenazi Hall
Times: 1 – 4 p.m.
Cost: $200 per semester

This class has reached maximum capacity. Enrollment is closed.

Financial aid and tuition discounts

Herron provides needs-based scholarships to eligible students and families. Funds are limited and granted on a first-come, first-served basis. To apply, complete our online scholarship application form.

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Siblings and students of IUPUI employees receive a 10% discount. Contact for the discount code or questions about scholarships.