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Programs & Classes

 

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!

Index of Classes

Courses by Category:

Spring Courses at-a-glance

(Spring Term has Five classes that meet weekly)

Mondays
5/2 – 6/6. No class 5/30 (Memorial Day)
Birds, Bees and Butterflies                              4-6 yrs.     4:15 - 5:15 p.m. 
Clay for Kids                                                      6-8 yrs.      4:15 - 5:45 p.m.
Advanced Drawing for Kids                            9-12 yrs.   4:15 - 5:45 p.m.
Drawing Fundamentals                                   11-15 yrs.   4:15 - 5:45 p.m.
Oil Painting: The Beginner and Beyond       15+ yrs.     6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Drawing: The Beginner and Beyond             15+ yrs.     6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Sculpture: The Beginner and Beyond           15+ yrs.      6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Tuesdays
5/3-5/31
Home-School Fundamentals of Art           6-12 yrs.      10:30 a.m. - noon  
Drawing for Kids                                            7-10 yrs.      4:15 - 5:30 p.m.
Draw It - Make It!                                           10-12 yrs.    4:15 - 5:45 p.m.
Theatre Art!                                                     11-15 yrs.     4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Wheel Throwing Basics                                15+ yrs          9 a.m. - noon
Acrylics for the More Adventurous             15+ yrs.         9:30 a.m. - noon

Wednesdays
5/4 – 6/1
New Masters                                                 3-4 yrs.           9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Art Explorers                                                 7-10 yrs.          4:15 - 5:45 p.m.
Creative Clay Sculpture                              9-12 yrs.          4:15 - 5:45 p.m.
Comic Book Art                                            10-12 yrs.       6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Open Studio Acrylics                                   15+ yrs            9:30 a.m. - noon
Acrylics: The Beginner & Beyond              15+ yrs.           7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Black & White Photography                        15+ yrs.           6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Thursdays
5/5 – 6/2
Wheel Throwing for Middle Schoolers  11-15 yrs.     3:45 - 5:45 p.m.
Open Studio Ceramics                              15+ yrs.        9:30 a.m. - noon

Saturdays
5/7-6/4
ABCs of Art                                                 4-6 yrs.         9:15 - 10:15 a.m.
Sculpture for Kids                                      7-10 yrs.       9:15 - 10:45 a.m.
Wheel Throwing and More!                     9-12 yrs.       9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Acrylic Painting For Middle Schoolers   11-15 yrs.     10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Drawing: The Beginner & Beyond           15+ yrs        9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Open Studio: Ceramics                             15+ yrs.        10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Workshops

Abstracting The Landscape 15+ yrs. - May 6 & 7,  10 a.m. - 4 p.m. & May 8, Noon - 4 p.m. 

Fused Glass: Jewelry, Bowls & Plates     15+ yrs. - May 7, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Drawing: The Modern Landscape            15+ yrs. - May 7, 1 - 4 p.m

Day to Play in Clay: Blooming Tiles        5+ yrs. - May 7, 1 - 3 p.m.

Day to Play in Clay: Castles                      5+ yrs. - May 14, 1 - 3 p.m.

Inspired by Color: Portraits in Oil           15+ yrs. - May 14, 1 - 4 p.m.

Advanced Glass Fusing Techniques        15+ yrs. - May 14, 21 & 28, 9 a.m. - noon

Inspired by Nature! Garden Sculpture     15+ yrs. - May 21, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Imagine & Explore: Wing Things              5+ yrs. - May 28, 1 - 3 p.m.

Fused Glass: Jewelry, Bowls, & Plates     15+ yrs. - June 4, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Imagine & Explore: Things That Soar!     5+ yrs. - June 4, 1 - 3 p.m.

Inspired By Color! Flowers in Acrylic      15+ yrs. - June 4, 1 - 4 p.m.


Summer at-a-glance

Art in the Evening for Teens and Adults (ages 15+)

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

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

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

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

Museum Tours

Zimmerman House Tours

School Tours of the Museum

 

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.