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The Currier Museum Art Center runs studio art courses and programs for students of all ages and abilities throughout the year. To register, follow the links below to the course that interests you!

Please email artcenter@currier.org for information about Fall Classes

Index of Classes

Courses by Category:

Summer at-a-glance

Art in the Evening for Teens and Adults 

Mondays
July 11-25 & August 8-22 (no class August 1st)
FULL Wheel Throwing in the Evening (age 15+)              6:30 - 9 p.m.
Acrylics: The Beginner & Beyond (age 15+)                      4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
FULL Acrylics: The Beginner & Beyond  (age 15+)             6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Summer School for Teens and Adults (ages 15+)

Session 1: July 11-15
Wheel Throwing Intensive                                      9 a.m. - noon
Jewelry Making: Rings and Charms                      1 - 4 p.m.

Session 2: July 18-22
Pottery - On and Off the Wheel                            9 a.m. - noon

Session 3: July 25-29
Black & White Photography                                   9 a.m. - noon
Sculpture, Mixed Media and 3D Collage              1 - 4 p.m.

Session 4: August 8-12
The Architect’s Eye                                                   9 a.m. - noon
Portfolio Boot Camp                                                1 - 4 p.m.

Session 5: August 15-19
Weaving the Functional Vessel: Baskets               9 a.m. - noon
Intro. to Jewelry Making                                          9 a.m. - noon
Clay Sampler                                                              1 - 4 p.m.

Session 6: August 22-26
Drawing, Drawing, Drawing                                    9 a.m. - noon
Oil Painting: The Beginner & Beyond                    1 - 4 p.m.

Summer Intensives for Middle Schoolers (ages 11-15)

Session 1: July 11-15
FULL B&W Photography for Middle Schoolers     9 a.m. - noon
Sculpture: Miniature to Maximum                          1 - 4 p.m.

Session 2: July 18-22
FULL Comics Camp                                                     9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Paint, Sculpt – Sculpt, Paint!                                     9 a.m. - noon
FULL Through the Door                                                      1 - 4 p.m.

Session 3: July 25-29
FULL Drawing Fundamentals for Middle Schoolers   9 a.m. - noon
Clay Sampler: Plants, Pods & Flowers                     9 a.m. - noon
FULL Clay Sampler: Birds & Beasts                            1 - 4 p.m.
Drawing Fundamentals for Middle Schoolers           1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Session 4: August 8-12
Clay Around the World                                              9 a.m. - noon
Acrylic Painting for Middle Schoolers                     1 - 4 p.m.

Session 5: August 15-19
POP Art! Drawing, Painting and Mixed Media       9 a.m. - noon
Paper Theatre: Collage, Paper Folding & Performance in Miniature  1 - 4 p.m.

Session 6:August 22-26
Drawing in Color                                                         9 a.m. - noon
FULL Myths and Magic                                                         1 - 4 p.m.

Summer Camps (ages 5-12)

Choose from Full Day Camps for 6-12 year olds / Half Day Camps for 5-6 year olds

Summer Kick-Off: Made in America (June 20-24)
Full Day (6-12 yrs.) / Half Day (5-6 yrs.)
Under The Sea (June 27-July 1)
Full Day (6-12 yrs.) / Half Day (5-6 yrs.)
Over The Rainbow (July 11-15)
Full Day (6-12 yrs.) / Half Day (5-6 yrs.)
It's a Jungle Out There (July 18-22)
Full Day (6-12 yrs.) / Half Day (5-6 yrs.)
Around The World in Five Days! (July 25-29)
Full Day (6-12 yrs.) / Half Day (5-6 yrs.)
Gnomes, Fairies and Sprites (August 8-12)
Full Day (6-12 yrs.) / Half Day (5-6 yrs.)
Stomp Rockets, Paper Airplanes and Things That Fly (August 15-19)
Full Day (6-12 yrs.) / Half Day (5-6 yrs.)
Fractured Fairytales (August 22-26)
Full Day (6-12 yrs.) / Half Day (5-6 yrs.)

Add After Care
Both Session - Full Day with Aftercare 5 to 14 yrs. 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Afternoon Session: Toe to Toe with Aftercare 5 to 14 yrs. 1 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Additional Programs

Arty Parties, Scout Art Badges, or Private Tutorials

Adult Programs at the Museum

Family Programs at the Museum

 

Tours

Tours of the Museum

Zimmerman House Tours

 

Please download and complete our Emergency Contact Form and Medical Release Form for week-long camps for children under 14.

If you prefer to register by mail, print out and use this form.

For financial assistance, click here.

The Currier Museum Art Center is committed to quality educational opportunities, therefore professional artists and art educators provide instruction for all of these courses with an emphasis on small classroom situations and personalized instruction.

 

To view our Spring/Summer class brochure click on the image to download a PDF.

 

 

If you would like to receive a brochure and registration form in the mail, or if you have any questions, call the Currier Museum Art Center at 603.669.6144 x122 or e-mail artcenter@currier.org.


The Currier Museum Art Center is located at 180 Pearl Street in Manchester, New Hampshire.