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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.
Academy of Realist Art, Boston
112 South Street, floors 2 & 3
Boston, MA 02111
Utilizing techniques modeled on the 19th century European academies, they offer an intensive curriculum dedicated to the training of today’s realist artist. The academy’s approach transitions students through a rigorous drawing course which sets the foundation to its methodical painting program. Full and part time study available, including weekends and evenings. Open to all ages and skill levels.
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, teen intensives and more. Sign up for school vacation art camps for ages five to 14.
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
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. Register now for Summer 2014 workshops.
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..
The Putney School Summer Programs Adult Studio Arts & Writing Week
418 Houghton Brook Road
Putney, VT 05346
Featuring studio arts intensives August 10–16 in fiber arts, metal jewelry, blacksmithing, painting, and creative writing. Located on a 500-acre hilltop farm in southern Vermont. Also offering programs for high school students June 29–August 8.
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
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.
Artist in Residence at Vermont Grand View Farm
1638 Scales Hill Road
Retreat to a peaceful mountaintop sheep farm to spend focused time on your art. Grand View Farm rents a Farmhouse Suite and Barn Studio to artists of every discipline.
Center for Contemporary Printmaking
299 West Avenue (in Mathews Park)
Norwalk, CT 06850
Art workshops all summer long. Screenprinting, monotype, color linocut, intaglio, Pronto Plate, Japanese woodblock, working with delicate papers and Chiné colle, 3-D fabric printing. Image Weaving with Sarah Amos, Solarplate Master Class with Dan Welden, and more.
Jeanne Carbonetti Crow Hill Gallery/Eden Center Summer Program
729 Flamstead Road
Chester, VT 05143
Painting From the Heart Workshop. July 10–13, 2014. Students will learn the craft of picture making, techniques of watercolor, and insights into their personal creative processes. Based on Jeanne Carbonetti’s six previous books and forthcoming seventh.
Nantucket Oil Workshops
57 Polpis Road
Nantucket, MA 02554
“We are professional Nantucket Artists providing expert oil painting instruction for all levels through demonstrations and themed workshops in a charming studio setting.” Oil painting kits for rent, professional easels, stainless cart with glass palette provided. Small class size.
Sarah Amos Studio
East Fairfield, VT
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, 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 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.
Woodstock School of Art