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Academy of Art University

79 New Montgomery Street

San Francisco, CA 94105

(800) 544-2787

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

(800) 447-1278

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

(508) 999-9295

(508) 999-9126

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
and more.

New Art Center in Newton

61 Washington Park

Newtonville, MA 02460

(617) 964-3424

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

(617) 227-0155

(617) 227-9292 or

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

(617) 522-3331

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

(802) 828-8636

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

(978) 265-4345

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

(203) 899-7999

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

(203) 334-7748

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

(802) 875-3763

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

(508) 349-7511

(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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