Registration Policy

GENERAL REGISTRATION INFORMATION 

  • Registrations are accepted strictly on a first-come, first registered basis. Your place in the workshop will be reserved when we receive payment in full.
  • If your payment is declined or check is not valid, your registration will be voided. After you register, a confirmation notice will be emailed to you within two days.
  • Our adult classes are open to students ages 16 years old and up, unless otherwise noted in the class description.
  • The staff is available from 8am to 5pm, Mon-Sat (May-Oct) and Tue-Sat (Nov-Apr) to help. We are happy to contact faculty members on your behalf; please do not contact faculty members directly.
  • Unacceptable behavior: Peninsula School of Art reserves the right to refuse registrations from participants who have a history of disruptive behavior or to dismiss any student without refund who disrupts our learning environment.
  • The majority of our campus is handicapped accessible, however some studios are not. If you have any special needs or require special accommodations, please let us know when you register.

CORRESPONDENCE

  • All registration confirmations, sales receipts will be sent via email when an email address is provided.
  • Please contact info@PeninsulaSchoolofArt.org to update your contact information. 

PAYMENTS & FEES

  • Full payment is due at the time of workshop registration. Peninsula School of Art accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover, personal checks, bank checks, traveler’s checks, money orders or cash. 
  • Materials fees not included in workshop fees are to be paid directly to the instructor before the end of class. You may pay by check or exact change. When known, these fees will be indicated on your supply list. For other classes, the materials fee will be based on the amount of materials used during the workshop. 
  • Model fees are included in workshop fees. 

FOR ADULT WORKSHOPS

SUPPLIES

  • For most workshops, you will receive a list of required and optional supplies when you receive your registration confirmation notice.
  • Instructors may request that you bring more supplies than you will actually use during the course of the workshop. The acquisition and cost of these items are your responsibility.
  • Supply lists are also available on the web at PeninsulaSchoolofArt.org.

MEALS & HOUSING

  • Students have the option to purchase lunch at the School. Also, the School provides a microwave and refrigerator for your convenience, if you choose to bring a bag lunch with you. P
  • PenArt has a limited supply of housing spaces available for each workshop, but additional visitor resources are available here.
  • If you registered for PenArt accomodations and you need to cancel your housing reservation, the School must be notified by phone, and the following policies apply (in addition to any workshop cancellation fees):
    • 30 days or more prior to check-in date: Full refund of lodging fees, less a $50 processing fee.
    • 29 days or less prior to check-in date: No refunds or credits.
  • There are no exceptions to this policy.

PETS

  • Please leave your pets at home.
  • Pets, other than licensed therapy/service animals such as Seeing Eye Dogs, are not allowed on the grounds, in cars in the parking lot or in PenArt buildings.
  • There are few housing accommodations in Door County that allow pets.
  • If you must bring your pet, ask us about an appropriate kennel.
  • If you plan to bring a service animal along to your workshop, please notify us in advance.

TO CANCEL A WORKSHOP REGISTRATION

  • PenArt makes a substantial investment when planning a workshop. While we understand that circumstances may arise causing a change in your plans, we must adhere to a business policy. If you need to cancel your registration, PenArt must be notified by phone, and the following policies apply:
  • 30 days or more prior to a workshop: Full refund of tuition, less a $100 cancellation fee.
  • 29 days or less prior to a workshop: No refunds for any amount.
  • Cancellation fees reflect the cost of registration, staff, instructor contracts, material acquisitions, and other services. This policy applies to all registrants, regardless of the reason for cancelling.
  • For your protection and should an unforeseen personal emergency arise, we HIGHLY recommended the purchase of trip insurance. Some credit cards, auto clubs, travel services, or online companies offer travel insurance for nonrefundable expenses. If it’s necessary for either an instructor or Peninsula School of Art to cancel a workshop, you will receive a full refund of tuition, but not other related expenses. If you drop out of a class once it has started, there are no refunds for any amount.

TRANSFERS

  • You may transfer from one workshop to another, space permitting, 30 days or more prior to the workshop for which you are currently registered.
  • A $25 transfer fee will apply. Registrations are not transferable to another person. There is a limit to one transfer per student per year.

WAITING LISTS

  • When a workshop fills, we start a waiting list. There is no charge to be on the waiting list. If space becomes available we contact the first person on the list. That person has 24 hours to register before we move on to the next person.

PENART CANCELS A WORKSHOP

  • Occasionally, PenArt must cancel a workshop due to low enrollment, faculty illness or other unforeseen circumstances. If we do, we will notify you as soon as possible. You may then register for another workshop (based on availability) or receive a full refund of tuition and fees paid to PenArt. 
  • Notification of cancellation will normally occur three weeks prior to the beginning of the workshop, in rare cases however, it may be less.
  • PenArt is not responsible for losses incurred due to housing, personal expenses, travel or other arrangements.

INCLEMENT WEATHER

  • During winter inclement weather, PenArt may be closed for the safety of students and staff. If local area schools (specifically Gibraltar Area Schools) are closed due to weather, the Peninsula School of Art will be closed.

FOR CHILDREN & TEEN WORKSHOPS

If your child has any learning needs, allergies, or any other special concerns, please let us know when you register.

WHAT TO WEAR

  • Students should dress appropriately for art projects, including suitable footwear. Many classes use dyes, inks or paints that may stain hands and clothing. Dress your child in old clothing or send along an apron, work shirt or smock.
  • Weather permitting, students will take their breaks on the grounds and should have appropriate clothing to wear outside.
  • We are not responsible for clothes that become stained during the workshops.

WHAT TO BRING

  • All materials will be provided, unless otherwise noted.
  • Every studio is provided with a cooler of water.
  • You may send along a small snack if you like, but keep in mind refrigeration is not available for students ages 3¹⁄₂ to 12.
  • We do not provide food for students.
  • Students enrolled in teen workshops should bring their own lunch. Our kitchen is open for teen student to use.

CLASS SIZE

  • Class size is kept small to provide the best educational experience. Enrollment is limited to 12 students in most workshops. Wheel-throwing workshops are limited to 8 students.

TO CANCEL A REGISTRATION

  • PenArt makes a substantial investment when planning a workshop. While we understand that circumstances may arise causing a change in your plans, we must adhere to a business policy.
  • If you need to cancel your child's registration, PenArt must be notified by phone, and the following policies apply:
    • 30 days or more prior to a workshop: Full refund of tuition, less a $25 cancellation fee.
    • 29 days or less prior to a workshop: No refunds for any amount.
  • Cancellation fees reflect the cost of registration, staff, instructor contracts, material acquisitions, and other services.
  • This policy applies to all registrants, regardless of the reason for cancelling.
  • For your protection and should an unforeseen personal emergency arise, we HIGHLY recommended the purchase of trip insurance. Some credit cards, auto clubs, travel services, or online companies offer travel insurance for nonrefundable expenses. If it’s necessary for either an instructor or Peninsula School of Art to cancel a workshop, you will receive a full refund of tuition, but not other related expenses. If you drop out of a class once it has started, there are no refunds for any amount.

TRANSFERS

  • Your child may transfer from one workshop to another, space permitting, 30 days or more prior to the workshop for which they are currently registered.
  • A $15 transfer fee will apply. Registrations are not transferable to another child. There is a limit to one transfer per student per year.

WAITING LISTS

  • When a workshop fills, we start a waiting list. There is no charge to be on the waiting list. If space becomes available we contact the first person on the list. That person has 24 hours to register before we move on to the next person.

PENART CANCELS A WORKSHOP

  • Occasionally, PenArt must cancel a workshop due to low enrollment, faculty illness or other unforeseen circumstances. If we do, we will notify you as soon as possible. You may then register for another workshop (based on availability) or receive a full refund of tuition and fees paid to PenArt. 
  • Notification of cancellation will normally occur three weeks prior to the beginning of the workshop, in rare cases however, it may be less.
  • Peninsula School of Art is not responsible for losses incurred due to housing, personal expenses, travel or other arrangements.
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