The Turtle’s Nest Art Studio

Call To Make Your Reservation: (843) 768-6001

Open Studio Hours:

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Located in the Nature Center at Night Heron Park, Turtles’ Nest Art Studio is a great indoor area to relax. Offering unique craft options during open studio, there is something for the whole family to enjoy. Projects include design your own candle, pottery,  jewelry, mosaics, canvas painting, and various others. Kiln projects, such as pottery painting and glass fusing, are available for pick up 2-4 days after completion. Shipping is available. Advance reservations are required for all classes.

For questions or reservations call the Heron Park Nature Center at 843.768.6001.
Don’t see a class time that works with your schedule? Turtles’ Nest Art Studio also offers private classes and parties. These are great options when looking for a unique birthday party, or to get together with a close group of friends and family.

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Class Descriptions:


Canvas Painting for Kids

Kids learn fun techniques from our artist to create a canvas masterpiece!.

$25/person. All ages welcome. Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult. 

Glass Fusing 101

Learn how to cut, layer, and design glass pieces to create a unique artwork of your own. This class includes a 3’’x3” tile or a pendant.

$35/person (upgrades available). Ages 12+

Glass Fusing for Kids!

Join us as we learn to layer and design smooth pre-cut glass in our kid friendly version of our Glass Fusing 101 class, no glass cutting necessary. Class includes a 3’’ x 3” tile.

$25/person (upgrades available). All ages welcome. Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult. 

Boho Wall Art

Channel your inner free-spirit! Create a one-of-a-kind bohemian-style wall hanging by combining an assortment of yarns, ribbons, shells and beads.

$30/person. 7+

Painting in the Park

*Summer only

Enjoy a beverage while you create a masterpiece. The unique setting will inspire you while our artist guides you through an acrylic painting project you’ll treasure.

$60/person. Ages 14+

Knots and Pots in the Park

Enjoy the fresh air and peaceful outdoors as you learn the art of knot tying, paint a clay pot, and create your own macramé hanging planter.

$40/person. Ages 12+

Private Painting, Drawing, or Weaving classes

Out in nature or in the studio, set up a class just for you or for a group of family and friends! Options include, but are not limited to, learning how to paint with acrylic or watercolor paints, draw with charcoal or pencil, or create woven art using yarns with instruction from our artist.


Family Crafts

Join us under the pavilion in Night Heron Park for a craft the whole family will enjoy! Each day features a different craft project including picture perfect frames, tie-dye, stuffed animal factory and sharks tooth & shell necklaces. No reservations required, prices vary. For a schedule of family crafts, visit

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