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Best Adult Classes

2016 Best Adult Classes

Butchering at Kensington Quarters

Learn how to break down an entire animal from the expert knife-wielders here, and you'll be the envy of all your friends at your next dinner party. Well, except for the vegans.

1310 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA | 267-314-5086 | Website

2016 Best Lingual Institute

Lingual Institute

100 South Broad Street, suite 622, Philadelphia, PA Website

You won’t be memorizing conjugations at this school. Its emphasis on practical conversation and interactive lessons in small group classes will get you talking and […] Read more »

2014 Best Philly Art Center

Philly Art Center

Two locations Website

The dual outposts of Philly Art Center are best known for their awesome kids’ classes, but the beginner art classes for grown-ups — seven-week sessions […] Read more »

2014 Best Main Line School Night

Main Line School Night

260 Gulph Creek Road, Radnor, PA Website

Instructor Karen Strauss walks seniors and the tech-phobic through iPhone and iPad setup, app education (what the hell is this Instagram?), and getting the most […] Read more »

2014 Best Philadelphia Sculpture Gym

Philadelphia Sculpture Gym

1834 East Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA Website

This three-week class focuses on woodworking techniques, but also incorporates whatever refinishing or welding skills you’ll need to turn that sturdy piece of driftwood you […] Read more »

2014 Best Handcraft Workshop

Handcraft Workshop

7224 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA Website

Owner Heather Hutchison Harris gears her Sewing 101 toward the true newbie, but also offers project-based classes in which students learn to make totes, infinity […] Read more »

2013 Best 3rd Ward

3rd Ward

1227 North 4th Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

The adult night-school world in the Philly region has been turned on its head by the brand-new outpost of the Brooklyn-based education company, which the […] Read more »

2012 Best Philly Beer School

Philly Beer School

127 South 22nd Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

Put down that PBR and enroll, so you’ll know what you’re doing when you tiptoe outside your comfort zone. Read more »

2011 Best The Hacktory

The Hacktory

3711 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

Why take Spanish or knitting when this quirky Fairmount spot offers classes in Arduino, LED-pop-up-book making, kinetic sculpture and (blush) sex-toy hacking? Read more »

2009 Best The University of the Arts

The University of the Arts

320 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

The Continuing Education program at UArts isn’t exactly a time tunnel back to your carefree college days, but you will feel that old rush of […] Read more »