McKinney Center

Jonesborough’s Mary B. Martin Program for the Arts

Spring 2022 Classes

Choose from over 70 classes and workshops this Spring!  There are classes for all ages including pottery, story collecting, writing, guitar, dance, drawing, printing, painting, mixed media, glass fusion, bookmaking, cookie design, jewelry, sewing, and more! 

Join us for our Spring Open House on January 15, 2022, 10am – 2pm, to see the facility, watch demos, and meet instructors.  Register now through January 15, and get $10 off each class.  Use promo code, EBSPR2022 at checkout.  Scholarships are available for students K-12 grade that meet a financial need.  Apply for scholarships at

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"Jonesborough is blessed to have a space like the McKinney Center."

Theresa Markew
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"Got a tour of the main stage today. What a wonderful space, fantastic renovation. I can't wait to watch it grow."

Pete Koschnick
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"My 2 kids and my granddaughter did homeschool art this past winter and then did pottery week in June. They loved it and they have learned so much. They staff and teachers are all super sweet."

L. Scott
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"An absolutely wonderful place to experience and learn more about art! They offer engaging art classes and workshops for kids of all ages in a friendly environment."

Chasidy Hathorn
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"A wonderfully wholesome establishment to catch a show or play of any sort. The storytelling angle is amazing, and it makes it an intimate, unforgettable experience, whatever it is you may be seeing. We can't wait to take full advantage of this establishment. Just one more point of pride for our adopted home of 3 years now, and we discover something new we love about the Tri-Cities at least weekly now! This is our most recent! What a place. Keep it up!"

Bill Amrhein
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"Fantastic program! thank you for providing such a rich experience to the children of our area!"

Catherine Murray
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"The McKinney Center is such a safe, creative environment for children. It's amazing to witness a young child grow, as he or she explores the arts. A world of amazement opens! Every child deserves an opportunity to experience the quality Arts programs offered by the professional staff at McKinney Center. Donations to the Scholarship Fund will ensure these worthy programs will continue to reach as many children as possible."

Marcy Hawley
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"I'm so impressed with the way the McKinney Center has grown and flourished, and so proud of all the people who have made it happen. A truly good thing in our town and our world!"

Heidi Ehle
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"Thank you! and the faculty and staff. I was SO IMPRESSED with the level of talent of such young people as seen in the Ms. Brown Event. If I hadn’t read that I was viewing work from first graders and seventh graders I would have thought it was a college level show! Speaks both for the students attracted to the McKinney Center and the expertise of the faculty’s teaching. Thank you so much for so skillfully guiding this art institution."

Pat Sheets
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“The instructors were awesome! I learned so much even though I had already taken some of the classes before! I just love being at the art center and all the encouragement from teachers, staff, and fellow students!”

Katherine Henry
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“I've always wanted to learn to play guitar. Jonathan is a wonderful instructor- patient, extremely knowledgeable and very talented!”

Nancy Trivett

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The McKinney Center at Booker T. Washington School is a multi-use facility providing arts education through Jonesborough's Mary B. Martin Program.


Phone: 423.753.0562

103 Franklin Ave.
Jonesborough, TN 37659