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Contact: Via Castellina 104

Casoli, Camaiore /LU/ 55041

, Italy

(207) 283-1630

Instructors: Susan Amons, Diane Bowie Zaitlin, Gedy Moody. Workshops in painting, drawing, cold wax, located on Tuscan Mountain overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.



Artwork by A. Heywood, Pastel and Drawing Workshops

808 North Nobleboro Road

Waldoboro, ME 04572

(508) 982-6166

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

(617) 524-3313

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

(781) 862-9696

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.

Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts

Contact: Office of Admissions

84 Lyme Street

Old Lyme, CT 06371

tel: (860) 434-5232

fax: (860) 434-8725

Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts is a nationally-accredited college offering BFA degrees in painting, drawing, sculpture and illustration, and non-credit classes for adults and pre-college students. Lyme is a college of the University of New Haven, a top-tier comprehensive institution with undergraduate and graduate degree programs in art, design, film and the performing arts.

New Art Center

61 Washington Park

Newtonville, MA 02460

(617) 964-3424

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. They also have an extensive summer arts program for children and teens.

New Hampshire Institute of Art

148 Concord Street

Manchester, NH 03104

(866) 241-4918

New Hampshire Institute of Art is a non-profit, private college of creative arts offering three programs: Undergraduate (Bachelor of Fine Arts), Graduate (Master of Fine Arts and Masters of Arts in Arts Education), and Community Education (non-degree community-based workshops and classes). The Community Education Program offers over 100 weekly classes and workshops for a variety of experience levels from beginner to semi-professional.


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, foundry, jewelry, stone, figure sculpture and mold making. Commissions, custom workshops, and shop time available. Join them Saturday, May 7 for ArtWeek Boston.


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

Mystic Museum of Art

9 Water Street

Mystic, CT

(860) 536-7601

Mystic Museum of Art is the premier Southeastern Connecticut location for classes in drawing, painting, and other media. Five-week courses and weekend workshops take place in their river-side studios, located in scenic downtown Mystic. Faculty instruction by their community and Master artists meets the needs of beginners and advanced students.


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.


Sohn Fine Art Gallery

69 Church Street

Lenox, MA 01240

(413) 551-7353

Photography workshop: A Week of Photographing Portraits & Nudes with Greg Gorman. Instructor, Greg Gorman; August 1–5.

Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill

10 Meetinghouse Road and 1 Depot Road

Truro, MA 02666

tel: (508) 349-7511

fax: (508) 349-7513

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.


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