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Art Workshop Vacations – Casa de los Artistas, Inc. Robert Masla Studios

Contact: Studios North

962 Apple Valley Road

Ashfield, MA 01330

(413) 335-4295

Studios South:
17 Ribera del Rio
Boca de Tomatlan, Jalisco, Mexico

Step out of the ordinary and experience a unique Paintcation. All levels. Join Masla and esteemed artist colleagues at his Studios South in a charming fishing village in tropical Mexico for art, culture, and cuisine.

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Robert Masla, Early Morning Coffee, (plein air at San Pancho), Cobra oil on canvas board,12 x 9".


Currier Museum of Art

180 Pearl Street

Manchester, NH 03104

(603) 669-6144 ext.122

The Currier 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. This summer, also enjoy themed, week-long camps for students, ages 5 to 12 years old. Scholarships available.


Lexington Arts and Crafts Society

130 Waltham St.

Lexington, MA 02421

(781) 862-9696

Classes and workshops, adults and teens, beginners to advanced offered in wellequipped studios. Their spring/summer program includes: painting (all mediums), mixed media, collage, polymer clay, bird carving, photography, ceramics, teen pottery, metalsmithing, metal clay, figure drawing, photography, woodworking and a vacation art camp for middle schoolers.

New Hampshire Institute of Art

148 Concord Street

Manchester, NH 03104

(844) 205-6442

The New Hampshire Institute of Art (NHIA) is the oldest and largest non-profit arts institution in New Hampshire, founded in 1898 as the Manchester Institute of Arts and Sciences. Today, NHIA has grown to become the third largest art and design college in New England. NHIA offers undergraduate (BFA), graduate (MFA, MAT, and MAAE), and community education programs serving more than 2,000 students annually.


Rhode Island School of Design Continuing Education

345 South Main Street

Providence, RI 02903

tel: (401) 454-6200

fax: (401) 454-6218

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.

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Stonybrook Fine Arts

24 Porter Street

Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

(617) 522-3331

Teen and adult classes in welding, jewelry, foundry, stone carving, mold-making, and figure modeling. JPOS September 23–24, 11–6 p.m. Custom workshops and tours available.

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At Stonybrook Fine Arts.

University of Massachusetts Lowell Art & Design

Contact: Mahoney Hall

870 Broadway Street, Suite #1

Lowell, MA 01854

(978) 934-3494

The Art & Design Department at the University of Massachusetts Lowell welcomes high school and transfer students of promising artistic talent into a rigorous, career-driven, four-year B.F.A. program. This degree with concentrations in Studio Art and Graphic Design prepares students for careers in animation, digital imaging, drawing, graphic design, interactive media, painting, photography, sculpture and web design.Umass Lowell

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

Art Workshop Vacations – Casa de los Artistas, Inc. Robert Masla Studios

Contact: Studios North

962 Apple Valley Road

Ashfield, MA 01330

(413) 625-8382

Step out of the ordinary and experience a unique Paintcation. Join Masla in his Studios North, in a rural bucolic setting in Ashfield, MA, for a drawing/painting weekend. August 5 and 6.

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Robert Masla, Salt in the Air, (plein air at San Pancho), 2017, Cobra solvent free oil on Fredrix all media paint board, 8 x 16".

Northeast Art Workshops and Retreats

19 Kettle Cove Lane, Building C7

Gloucester, MA 01930

(978) 729-4970

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.

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Stowe Tango Music Festival

Various locations

Stowe, VT 05672

(802) 779-9669

August 17–20, 2017

A fun event for music, dance, and culture enthusiasts of all ages, the Stowe Tango Music Festival is the United States’ premier tango music festival. Now in its fourth year, the festival includes a full weekend of events for those who want to learn about Argentine culture, try Tango, or just watch and listen to amazing music. Highlights include: workshops, milongas (dance parties), and the sell-out Festival Concert; the Festival Orchestra, a 25+ piece tango orchestra comprised of an extraordinary group of selected students from all over the globe, and world-class artists including guest tango legends from Argentina; famous Tango dance performers and teachers Miriam Larici, Leonardo Barrionuevo, Ana Padron, and Diego Blanco; guest Tango music legends from Argentina pianist Jose Colangelo and violinist Pablo Agri; and the Che Bandoneon International Competition.

Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill

10 Meetinghouse Road / PO Box 756

Truro, MA 02666

(508) 349-7511

(508) 349-7513

Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill is located in the dunes of Truro within walking distance to Cape Cod Bay. Our core faculty consists of prominent artists in the fields of painting, installation art, printmaking, photography, sculpture, ceramics, writing, poetry, and much more. A community of artists, a world of inspiration.


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