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Workshops and Residencies
FINE ART STUDIO ITALIA
Contact: Via Castellina 104
Casoli, Camaiore /LU/ 55041
Instructors: Susan Amons, Diane Bowie Zaitlin, Gedy Moody. Workshops in painting, drawing, cold wax, located on Tuscan Mountain overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.
College of Visual and Performing Arts University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth, MA 02747
CVPA, the College of Visual and Performing Arts, is a comprehensive arts college with Bachelor’s and Master’s programs that include studies in art education, art history, artisanry, design, or fine arts departments.
Currier Museum of Art
180 Pearl Street
Manchester, NH 03104
(603) 669-6144 ext.122
The Art Center uses the Currier Museum’s collections to cultivate and broaden students’ artistic skills. The Center offers classes and workshops for all ages and abilities, including beginners, teen intensives, master classes and more.
Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts
24 Eliot Street
Boston, MA 02130
Lifelong learning in craftsmanship and creativity. Adults: wood/furniture, fibers/fashion, book/paper arts, mixed media, fine arts. Children: after-school, weekend classes, Summer Program. They also partner with Boston’s public schools, libraries, and community centers. Excellent faculty, welcoming environment.
Lexington Arts and Crafts Society
130 Waltham Street
Lexington, MA 02421
Classes and workshops for adults and teens, beginners to advanced are offered by ceramics, painting, metalworking, woodworking, weaving, polymer clay/beading, decorative arts, needle arts and photography guilds. Taught by respected local artists in well-equipped studios, covering a full range of skills.
Massachusetts College of Art and Design
621 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt) is a public college of art and design located on the Avenue of the Arts in Boston. MassArt offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs as well as certificate programs, continuing education classes, youth programs, lectures and workshops. Learn more at massart.edu.
Mystic Arts Center
9 Water St
Mystic Arts Center is the premier southeastern Connecticut location for drawing and painting classes. Courses take place in their riverside studios in scenic downtown Mystic. Instruction by community and Master artists spans beginner to advanced. Open daily 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
New Art Center in Newton
61 Washington Park
Newtonville, MA 02460
The New Art Center offers more than 125 classes in fall, winter, spring and summer for all ages and skill levels. Students can explore a variety of art processes and media, and develop technical skills. Programs are available during February and April vacation weeks, as well as our extensive summer arts program for children and teens.
New Hampshire Institute of Art
148 Concord Street
Manchester, NH 03104
Since 1898, NHIA has proudly provided community education in the arts. With campuses in Manchester and Sharon, NH, we offer weekly classes, art educator summer retreats, precollege programs, certificate programs and more, designed to fit your level of curiosity, experience, and available time. NHIA also offers Bachelors and Masters degree programs.
North Bennet Street School
150 North Street
Boston, MA 02109
Learn the art of fine craftsmanship through hands-on classes in bookbinding, carpentry, cabinet & furniture making, jewelry making & repair, locksmithing & security technology, piano technology, preservation carpentry, and violin making & repair. They encourage individual growth and technical mastery, while promoting the appreciation of craft across all disciplines. Register now for full-time programs or for continuing education courses.
Stonybrook Fine Arts
24 Porter Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Teen and adult classes in welding, foundry, jewelry, stone, figure sculpture and mold
making. Commissions, custom workshops, and shop time available. Join them Saturday, May 7 for ArtWeek Boston.
The Museum School at the Provincetown Art Association and Museum
460 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657
Join an arts community that spans a century of ground-breaking creativity. Year-round opportunities to work with professional local artists, in painting, drawing, art history, printmaking, mixed media, photography, sculpture, and more.
The Putney School Summer Programs
Contact: Studio Arts & Writing Week
418 Houghton Brook Road
Putney, VT 05346
Featuring studio arts intensives August 7–13 in fiber arts, metal jewelry, blacksmithing, painting, glass arts, and creative writing. Located on a 500-acre hilltop farm in southern Vermont. Also offering programs for high school students June 26–August 5.
Watermark Press Printmaking Studio
Contact: Martha Jeffrey Galuszka
30 Arbor Street #205
Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 233-2286 or (860) 930-5491
Featured in the new Contemporary American Printmakers, 2015, by Schiffer Publishing, this is the only solvent-free studio in Connecticut that specializes in non-toxic methods and materials. Professional instruction for all ages in monotype, intaglio, relief, silk aquatint, collagraph, polyester litho, and more. Press rental time, membership rates, and classes include free studio and press time.
Workshops and Residencies
Doing the Work of Your Life: Moving Beyond Fear in Abstract Painting
Contact: Thomaston Academy
Retreat combining yoga and painting taught by Katherine Aimone, Dr. Nancy Hillis, and Letitia Walker. Paint large-scale in huge space. Class limited to 14 students.
July 26, 27, 28, 29 and 30
Fine Arts Work Center
Contact: Summer Workshops in Provincetown: June 12–August 26, 2016
24 Pearl Street
Provincetown, MA 02657
(508) 487-9960 ext.103
The Fine Arts Work Center offers nearly 90 inspiring workshops in visual arts and creative writing. Work with renowned faculty to develop your craft within a supportive community at the tip of Cape Cod’s spiral.
Northeast Art Workshops and Retreats
19 Kettle Cove Lane, Building C7
Gloucester, MA 01930
Their kind and generous teachers bring beginners and seasoned artists alike to new artistic heights at their highly-acclaimed classes, workshops and retreats. All are welcome to these memorable experiences that last a lifetime. See website for full details of current offerings.
The Carving Studio & Sculpture Center
636 Marble Street, P.O. Box 495
West Rutland, VT 05777
Offering intensive, hands-on sculpture workshops in stone, wood, bronze, glass, steel, clay, pulp paper and other media. Participants are from varied backgrounds, skills and ages. Residencies and exhibition programs are detailed on the website.
Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill
10 Meetinghouse Road & 1 Depot Road P.O. Box 756
Truro, MA 02666
Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill, located in the dunes of Truro, MA within walking distance to Cape Cod Bay, provides an inspirational and meditative backdrop that enhances the workshop experience. Faculty consists of prominent artists in the fields of painting, printmaking, photography, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, writing, poetry and much more. A community of artists. A world of inspiration.