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Registration Guidelines for the 2023-2024 School Year

Welcome to an inspiring journey of art and creativity! As you embark on this adventure, kindly review the instructions below for information on registration process and ensure a smooth and enjoyable learning experience.

Annual Courses:

  • Annual course fee: 6700 ILS (VAT included).

  • To secure your spot for the 2023-2024 school year, a registration fee of ILS 670 is required. This amount will be deducted from the annual course fee (6700 ILS).

  • Registration fee can be refunded until August 30 with a 3% administration fee deduction. No refunds after August 30.

  • Payment for annual courses must be arranged before the academic year begins. Access to classes is contingent on payment completion.

  • Payment methods: Credit cards and checks (up to 10 installments). We cannot accept bank transfers and cash payments in installments.

  • The Visual Arts Center reserves the right to cancel courses, with full refund of registration and tuition fees.

  • Early online registration discount of a ILS 300 is available until August 20.



  • 5% discount for enrolling in two annual courses.

  • 10% discount for enrolling in three annual courses.

Trial Lessons:

  • New students can join a trial month (4 consecutive lessons) without committing to the full course.

  • Trial month cost: ILS 765 (VAT included).

  • Subject to availability of spaces

  • Payment arrangements for trial lessons must be made before studies begin.

  • Trial month payment can be made online or by phone during business hours.

  • Trial period is 4 weeks for all annual courses. Place in the full course is reserved until the end of the fourth lesson of the trial period

  • No refunds for trial month.

Package of 10 Lessons:

  • Package cost: ILS 2300 (VAT included).

  • Valid throughout the school year for classes with available slots.

  • Package valid only for the current school year.

  • The package is personal and non-transferable.

  • Lessons of the package cannot be used towards workshops lessons or seminars.

  • Payment for package must be arranged before studies begin.


  • Cancellation of participation in year-long courses is possible until December 20. 

  • No refunds or cancellations for year-long courses after December 20 or after 4 weeks of participation.

  • There are no refunds for trial classes or missed lessons.

  • Cancellation of participation in workshops is possible only up to 14 days before the workshop start date.

  • There are no refunds for workshop cancellations made less than 14 days before the workshop start date.

  • Refunds are issued within 10 working days of a written cancellation notice.

  • All refunds are subject to 3% handling fee.

Making up for missed classes:

  • Students are invited to make up for any lessons missed in the annual courses

  • You can make up missed lessons in any of the concurrent annual courses.

  • Making up missed lessons is not possible after course participation cancellation.

  • Advance notice is required to attend a make-up lesson.

  • Make-up lessons can be attended within one month of a missed class.

  • Missed lessons cannot be made up at workshops or special seminars.

Transition between year-long courses:

  • Transferring is possible based on availability of spaces

Workshop Registration:

  • Online registration for workshops offers a 50 ILS discount.

Private Lessons:

  • Private lessons with Ilya Gefter are available upon registration in advance at the studio or online.

  • Private lessons offer personal guidance, practical instruction and work reviews.

  • Suggested duration of a private lesson: 2 hours

  • Hourly rates: Studio - 500 ILS + VAT, Online - 400 ILS + VAT.

  • Schedule private lessons at 053-7252342.

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