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Workshops and Residencies
Etruscan Places Tuscany, Italy
Contact: Joe Vinson or Maddine Insalaco
10 Ashland Street
Newburyport, MA 01950
Buonconvento, Montal-cino, Murlo, and Roman Campagna. One-week intensive landscape painting workshops in idyllic Italian locations. Four distinct courses. May–October. Instruction supported by slide lectures and museum visits. College credit available. All levels. Class limit: Twelve.
Academy of Art University
79 New Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Established in 1929, Academy of Art University, the nation’s largest private accredited art university, offers AA, BA, BFA, MA, MFA, and M.ARCH degrees in: acting, advertising, animation and visual effects, architecture, art education, art history, fashion, fine art, game design, graphic design, illustration, industrial design, interior architecture and design, jewelry and metal arts, landscape architecture, motion pictures and television, multimedia communications, music for visual media, photography, visual development, and web design and new media.
Boston University, Metropolitan College Master of Science (MS) Degree in Arts Administration
Contact: Daniel Ranalli, Director
808 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
The masters degree program in arts administration at Metropolitan College is designed for students who wish to pursue careers in visual arts, performing arts, and arts service organizations in the public, private, and non-profit sectors. Graduate certificates are also offered in arts administration and fundraising management.
Currier Museum Art Center
180 Pearl Street
Manchester, NH 03104
(603) 669-6144 ext.122
Museum school of visual arts that uses museum’s collections to cultivate and broaden student’s artistic skills. Classes and workshops for all ages and abilities, plus school vacation art camps for children age five to fourteen and teen intensives.
New Hampshire Institute of Art
148 Concord Street
Manchester, NH 03104-4858
NHIA is accredited by NASAD and NEASC and has two campuses in Manchester and Peterborough, NH, offers a BFA, MA in Art Education, MFA in Visual Arts, Photography, Creative Writing, and Writing for Stage and Screen.
North Bennet Street School
39 North Bennet Street
Boston, MA 02113
Do what you love every day. Full-time programs and workshops in bookbinding, cabinet and furniture making, carpentry, jewelry making, locksmithing, piano technology, preservation carpentry, and violin making. Financial aid available for eligible full-time students.
Rhode Island School of Design Continuing Education
345 South Main Street
Providence, RI 02903
Year-round, RISD Continuing Education offers traditional and digital art and design courses for adults, teens and children, as well as a broad variety of certificate programs for adults and teens. In the summer, RISD/CE offers several intensive programs, including the Pre-College Program, Summer Studies, the Summer Institute for Graphic Design Studies, and the Textiles Summer Institute.
The Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University
700 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 585-6724 or 6729 or (800) 773-0494 ext. 6724 or 6729
Professional college of visual arts within a larger university. Studio-intensive mentoring with individualized instruction in the cultural center of Boston. Programs include MFA, BFA, post-baccalaureate advanced professional certificate, studio residencies for teaching artists, college courses for high school students, and summer young artist residency program. MFA: Photo-graphy, Visual Arts–Low-residency. Post-baccalaureate advanced professional certificate: design, illustration, animation. BFA: design, illustration, animation, photography, fine arts, and art history. Dual degree: BFA/MEd in art education.
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, Computers, Film, Mixed Media, Photography, Sculpture, and more.
The Putney School Summer Programs Adult Studio Arts & Writing Week
418 Houghton Brook Road
Putney, VT 05346
Featuring studio intensives in fiber arts,blacksmithing, painting, creative writing, metalwork and jewelry, August 4–10. Located on a 500-acre hilltop farm in southern Vermont. Also offering programs for high school students June 23–August 2.
University of Massachusetts Lowell, Art Department
71 Wilder Street, Suite 8
Lowell, MA 01854
Workshops and Residencies
Jeanne Carbonetti Summer Courses at Crow Hill Gallery
729 Flamstead Road
Chester, VT 05143
The Heart of Watercolor Workshop, July 11–14, 2013. In this very special course, drawn from her six best-selling books, Jeanne captures the essence of all her teaching. Students will learn the mind of watercolor, the spirit of one’s unique vision, the secret to drawing effortlessly with the body and the elegantly simple way to make one’s whole life a creative one. This is the heart of it all, and it is an empowering course for any artist of any level. Limited enrollment.
Martha’s Vineyard Landscape Painting Workshop
Contact: Susan Nichter
Martha's Vineyard, MA
July 8–12. All levels, all mediums welcome.
Paul Ingbretson Studio of Painting and Drawing
55 South Commercial Street
Manchester, NH 03101
Classic atelier training for the serious artist. Students work at their own pace. Regularly scheduled critique and instruction. All ages and skill levels. Study as often and as long as you like. Paul Ingbretson, a living master of the Boston School.
Shelburne Craft School
Watercolor Workshop at Shelburne
Farms, Vermont with Joel Popadics
PO Box 52, 64 Harbor Road
Shelburne, VT 05482
August 18–23, 2013.
Includes lodging on Lake Champlain at Shelburne Farms Orchard Cove House and two meals a day.
Snow Farm: The New England Craft Program
5 Clary Road
Williamsburg, MA 01096
Snow Farm is a haven of natural beauty and rejuvenation for novice and experienced artists. They offer studio craft workshops in glass, ceramics, wood, textiles, drawing and painting, welding, jewelry, digital arts, textiles, and mixed media. For adults and teens, including a residential summer program for high school students. Call or write for a free catalog.
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, located in the dunes of Truro and 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, photography, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, and writing. Experience the world of inspiration: a community of artists.