Since its founding, the Cheltenham Center for the Arts (CCA) has served as a venue for high quality classesexhibitions and theater programs that have promoted regional artists and showcased the work of children, adults and outstanding faculty in our community.

At CCA we believe that the arts can offer to all ages a means to broaden your horizons, learn new skills and explore new ways of seeing the world. It is our goal to provide a creative environment to nurture that process.


Click on the Brochure above to view a list of complete programs, classes and exhibits!

Make sure to get here on time Wednesday, December 3, 2014 for this annual festive Jazz Bridge Neighborhood Concert!; Jazz Bridge presents bassist Ed Wise and his New Orleans Jazz Band on Wednesday, December 3. Showtime is 7:30 p.m., tickets are $10/$5 for students, and are only available at the door. As a bassist, bandleader and arranger, Wise has a wealth of experience in both mainstream and traditional jazz, having worked with artists ranging from Red Garland and Al Hirt to Herb Ellis and Mose Allison. Wise came to Philadelphia in the wake of hurricane Katrina, after spending a dozen years in New Orleans, and formed his New Orleans Jazz Band, which has become one of the most popular attractions on the East Coast traditional jazz circuit. And his Jazz Bridge appearances have—deservedly-- often been near sell-outs. As one reviewer accurately remarked: “This is happy music
Join professional printmakers of the Cheltenham Printmakers Guild, Bonnie Goldstein, Kathy Chapman and Marlene Adler, as they guide you through the printmaking process. Children's Printmaking Workshop "How many shapes does it take to make a print?" Create a picture of anything you can imagine using a variety stampers and colors. Saturday, December 6 Children: ages 5-12, 10am-12N: $5 per child with registration or $8 walk-in. Also, Teens and Adults may join from 1pm-3pm for their own printmaking workshop. $10 per adult/teen or $12 walk-in. Create a beautiful, original work of art and stop upstairs to the gallery to visit our New Visions in Printmaking Exhibit featuring works of over 30 professional printmakers.
Visions in Print- Gallery Hours - M-F 10am - 3pm and 12N-3pm Saturdays and Sunday. Cheltenham holds a secret. Nurtured within an active community center committed to encouraging the creative impulse, the Cheltenham Printmakers Guild has developed a remarkable formula for building a community of artists committed to a deep investigation of printmaking. The 25 members of the Cheltenham Printmakers Guild represented in this exhibition have been fearlessly following their process wherever it may lead, offering us a unique vantage into the many forms that print media can produce.