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Workshops and Residencies
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, B.ARCH*, MA, MFA, and M.ARCH degrees in: acting, advertising, animation and visual effects, architecture, art education, art history, fashion, fashion journalism, fashion styling, 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. *B.Arch is currently in candidacy status.
California College of the Arts
Contact: Office of Admissions
1111 Eighth Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
California College of the Arts is a place for people who believe creative work can positively and powerfully affect our society. People who want to “make art that matters.”
College of Visual and Performing Arts University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
Main campus: 285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth, MA 02747
Currier Museum Art Center
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
New Art Center in Newton
61 Washington Park
Newtonville, MA 02460
Connect with Art. Classes for all ages in painting, drawing, ceramics, mixed media, fiber arts, monotype printing, and more offered in fall, winter, spring and summer terms. Vacation programs for children and teens.
North Bennet Street School
150 North 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. Register now at
Stonybrook Fine Arts
24 Porter Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Teen and adult classes in foundry, welding, jewelry, lost wax casting, stone carving, mold making, and live figure modeling. One-day workshops every weekend and specialty workshops offered by appointment. Studio spaces and shop time available. Summer classes began June 16. Join them for Jamaica Plain Open Studios September 20–21 and at their open house during ArtWeek Boston on October 4. See website for additional information..
Vermont College of Fine Arts
36 College Street
Montpelier, VT 05602
MFA in Visual Art
Watermark Press Printmaking Studio
Contact: Martha Jeffrey Galuszka
30 Arbor Street #205
Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 233-2286 or (860) 930-5491
Pursue contemporary printmaking arts in Connecticut’s only solvent-free studio, featuring non-toxic methods and materials. Classes for all ages and experience in monotype, intaglio, relief, silk aquatint, collagraph, watercolor and acrylic monoprints, book arts and more. Classes include free studio time, plus save on memberships and press rental time.
Workshops and Residencies
African Arts In Education
62 High Street
Clinton, MA 01510
Engage your students, invigorate your curriculum and inspire creative thinking. With the African Arts in Education residency program students are able to experience the rich cultural history of Africa through the power of music and art. Residencies include a display of African art in your school, hands-on drum and dance workshops and a world-class musical performance. Now booking for the 2014–15 school year.
Center for Contemporary Printmaking
299 West Avenue (in Mathews Park)
Norwalk, CT 06850
Fall printmaking workshops. Acid-free intaglio, color lithography, relief on the Vandercook press, encaustic, screen printing, sculptural handmade paper. Silk Aquatint with Julio Valdez, Beyond the Digital Print with Mary Taylor, Monotype Skills with Ron Pokrasso, and more.
City Lights Gallery
37 Markle Court
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Artists talk at City Lights: Participate in the conversation as artists discuss their work in the current exhibition Make ART Not War, Artists Against Violence on Thursday, September 11, 6:30–8:30 p.m. View the exhibition, discuss the art, and enjoy light refreshments. $5 suggested donation. Later in the month, join City Lights on Sunday, September 21 during the International Day of Peace for Words of Peace, an event taking place on the closing day of the exhibition. Poets, writers and acoustic musicians are welcome to participate. Doors open at 3:30 p.m.
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Jeanne Carbonetti Crow Hill Gallery/Eden Center Fall Program
729 Flamstead Road
Chester, VT 05143
Master watercolor teacher and author of seven books on watercolor, drawing and the creative process (Tao of Watercolor, 1998; The Soul of
Creativity, 2015), Jeanne Carbonetti specializes in working privately with individuals for maximum growth and special focus. Students can work with Jeanne in her studio on the site of her gallery in beautiful Chester, VT, for half or full day sessions. Jeanne will provide a full reading of your work and stylistic strengths and will plan the day according to your specific needs, including consultation on creative process and related professional issues.
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.