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Registration Info & Policies

Registrations

You may register for any ArtsQuest™ class or workshop by:

  1. Registering online 24/7 at bananafactory.org. Please note: a username and password is required for online ticketing system.
  2. Calling the Banana Factory Arts Center at 610-332-1300. Registration hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30 am-9:30 pm, and Saturday-Sunday, 9 am-5 pm.
  3. Visiting the Banana Factory Arts Center, 25 W. Third St., Bethlehem. Building hours are Monday-Friday, 8 am-9:30 pm, and Saturday-Sunday, 8:30 am-5 pm.
  4. For questions or concerns please email Alexis Slavish at visualarts@artsquest.org or call
    610-332-1326.

Payment Options

We accept cash, checks, and all major credit cards. Enrollment is accepted after FULL tuition is received. Read course descriptions carefully for dates, times, and required supplies. ArtsQuest only sends confirmation after online registration. Students registering all other ways should assume registration acceptance unless otherwise notified. ArtsQuest may decline an individual’s request to enroll in classes or participate in programs when necessary.

Cancellations

ArtsQuest™ reserves the right to cancel classes due to insufficient enrollment. If you register for a course that is cancelled, you will be notified of the cancellation 5 business days in advance and will be given suggestions for a substitute class or issued a refund. ArtsQuest™ is not responsible for nonrefundable airline tickets or other travel expenses incurred due to a class cancellation.

Refunds and Exchanges

If a student requests a cancellation more than ten days before the class, camp or workshop begins, they will receive a full refund less a $10 administrative fee. No refund will be issued for student cancellations made less than ten days before the start of class. A $10 administrative fee is charged for all cancellations and exchanges for classes and $25 for art camp programs.

Switching Classes or Joining Late

Students are permitted to switch from one class/workshop to another within a given semester if they do not wish to continue with their current program for an additional $10 processing fee for classes and $25 processing fee for camps. With the instructor’s permission, students may join a class that has already started and the tuition will be prorated.

Schedule Changes

ArtsQuest™ reserves the right to make staff, fee, room and regulation changes without prior notice.

Wait List

If a class is full at the time or registration, please email visualarts@artsquest.org to place your name on a waitlist. If enough students join the list we will try to add an additional class or workshop.

Materials & Supply Lists

Materials are included in the price of all classes unless otherwise indicated. Classes with supply lists will have them available in the description and students will be contacted in advance of the class.

Makeup Dates

ArtsQuest™ does not offer makeup dates for any student who is unable to attend a scheduled class.

Inclement Weather

In the event of inclement weather, students should visit www.wfmz.com for updates or call 610-297-7100, Option 4, to learn the status of classes for that day. A makeup session will be scheduled for any class that is cancelled due to the weather.

Artwork Pickup Policy

Student artwork will be held 30 days after course or camp end date. All work is subject to discard after the 30-day period.

Discounts

ArtsQuest™ members receive a 5-percent discount on Glass Studio classes and a 10-percent discount on all other classes/workshops. To become a member and receive a variety of great benefits, including special member pricing on ArtsQuest™ festivals at SteelStacks, please call (610) 332-1300 or visit artsquest.org/support/membership. Please see the camp brochure for additional sibling and multi-week discounts.

Corporate/Group Programs

The staff of ArtsQuest™ will be happy to create a custom-designed art workshop or program for your group, club, corporate outing or party. Special discount pricing available for educational institutions and nonprofits. Please call 610-332-1300 for more information.

Scholarships & Tuition Assistance

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Scholarships and tuition assistance are available for children and/or adults who demonstrate financial need and interest in the arts. Applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis until all funds are disbursed. Scholarships are limited to one class or camp per child or adult per session. Please call 610-332-1300 for more information regarding our scholarship program.

Photography Policy

ArtsQuest™ reserves the right to use photographs taken during classes and other programs for the marketing and promotion of the Banana Factory Arts Center. Any parent or legal guardian who does not wish to have his or her child photographed is asked to notify ArtsQuest™ upon registration.