Pacific Art League

A passion for art and community since 1921

PAL Members receive a 10% discount on class fees.


The majority of classes are taught at 668 Ramona Street in downtown Palo Alto. Free three-hour parking is available in the Palo Alto City Hall underground parking garage located at 250 Hamilton Avenue. Registration for fall 2017 and after School Youth Classes is currently open. You may register:

Online at
By phone at 650.321.3891
In person at 668 Ramona Street between 9am and 5pm, Monday through Friday

Tuition can be paid by cash, credit card, or check. PAL accepts Visa, MasterCard and American Express. Please make checks payable to Pacific Art League and indicate the class number on the memo line. Members receive a 10% discount on classes and workshops.


Class fees are listed as: “Regular Price / Member Price"

This second price reflects the discount for PAL members at the Individual, Family, Artist or Sustaining levels.


Model Fees for classes with a live model are included in the listed course fee.
A minimum of five participants must be registered by class start date.


Supply lists are available on the PAL Web site under the course description. Students are responsible for purchasing their own supplies prior to the start of the first class. Occasionally, a materials fee is listed under the course description. This means the instructor will provide the needed supplies for the stated fee. Materials fees are payable directly to the instructor at the first class by cash or check.




After a class has started, students may register late in most cases if there is space in the class and with the instructor’s agreement. Contact the office at 650.321.3891 to inquire.


If Pacific Art League cancels a class or a workshop for any reason, a full refund will be given.

CLASSES: If a student drops a class at least seven days before the start of the first class, the full fee will be refunded less a 15% administrative fee.
If a student drops a class no later than two days after the first class, the student may transfer to another class or withdraw and receive a credit less the prorated fee for the class attended and a 15% administration fee.  The opportunity to transfer to another class is held open for 6 months, no refunds or credit will be given after this date.

WORKSHOPS: If a student withdraws at least 10 days before the start of a workshop, the full fee will be refunded less a 15% administrative fee. No refunds will be given after this date.