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Programs & Classes

We offer year-round studio art courses and programs for students of all ages and abilities. Check out our digital brochure below! Click class names for full description. 

 

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Winter 2017

Term begins January 17.  Register today!

4 EASY WAYS TO REGISTER

Online: Use the "at-a-glance-grid" below to choose by program, student age, or day of the week
Phone: 603-669-6144 x122
Email: artcenter@currier.org
Mail: Fill out a registration form and mail it with payment to

Currier Art Center
180 Pearl Street
Manchester, NH 03104

One-day workshops are available throughout the term.  Winter workshops coming soon!

Please call 669-6144 x122 or Email artcenter@currier.org with any questions.

Art Classes for Kids (ages 3-12)

AGES
MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
SATURDAY
3-6    

New Masters

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

   
4-6

Wild Art - Creatures of the Cold

4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

     

ABCs of Art Session 1

ABCs of Art Session 2
9:15 a.m. - 10 :15 a.m.

6-8

Clay for Kids

4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Home School Fundamentals 6-12 yrs

10:30 a.m. - noon

Calder's Circus - Drawing with Wire

4:00 - 5:15 p.m.

 

Drawing and Painting

11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

6-8  

Monet's Studio

4:00 - 5:15 p.m.

     
7-10

Advanced Drawing for Kids

4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

 

Drawing for Kids

4:00 - 5:15 p.m.

Art Explorers

4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

 

Sculpture for Kids

9:15 - 10:45 a.m.

9-12

Street Art Style

4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Draw It - Make It

4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Comic Book Art

6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Leonardo's World

4 - 5:30 p.m.

Wheel Throwing & More

9:00 - 10:30 a.m.

Art Classes for Middle Schoolers (Ages 11-15)

AGES
MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
SATURDAY
11-14

Drawing Fundamentals

4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Cartooning Session 1

4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Silk Screening and More

3:45 - 5:45 p.m.

Wheel Throwing

3:45 - 5:45 p.m.

The Painting Studio

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

11-14    

The Art of the Darkroom

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

   

 

Art Classes for Adults (ages 15+)

AGES
MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
SATURDAY
15+

Oil Painting: The Beginner & Beyond

6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Weaving Baskets

9:30 a.m. - noon

Adult Wheel Throwing Basics

9:00 a.m. - noon

Open Studio Ceramics

9:30 a.m. - noon

Open Studio Ceramics

9:30 a.m. - noon

 15+    

Oil Painting: Beyond the Basics

9:30 - noon

 

Open Studio Ceramics

1:00 - 3:30 p.m.

 15+    

Open Studio Acrylics

9:30 - noon

   
15+

Drawing: The Beginner & Beyond

6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Beyond Basics: Acrylics

9:30 a.m. - noon

Wed. Night Teen Open Studio

6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

A Big Splash: Watercolors with Bruce McColl (4 weeks)
9:30 a.m. - noon

Drawing Fundamentals (6 wks)

9:30 a.m. - noon

15+    

Acrylic Painting: The Beginner & Beyond

7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

   
15+    

Watercolor, Inks and Collage Session 1

7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

   

Workshops*

Workshops for Children

January 21 1 - 3 p.m. Day to Play in Clay: Valentine Vases
January 28 1 - 3 p.m. Imagine & Explore: Collage a Winter Landscape
February 18 1 - 3 p.m. Imagine & Explore: Snowflakes Galore!
February 11 1 - 3 p.m. Day to Play in Clay: Mythical Creatures
March 11 1 - 3 p.m. Day to Play in Clay: Garden Gnomes
March 18 1 - 3 p.m. Imagine & Explore: Making Tunnel Books

Workshops for Teens and Adults

November 28 6 - 9 p.m. Fused Glass: Basics
February 4 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Basic Glass Fusing: Jewelry, Bowls & Plates
February 4 & 18 1 - 4 p.m. The Art of Slip Casting
February 25 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Basic Glass Fusing: Jewelry, Bowls & Plates
February 25 1 - 4 p.m. Clay Shakers
March 11 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Drawing Boot Camp
March 18 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Basic Glass Fusing: Jewelry, Bowls & Plates
March 18 1 - 3 p.m. Clay Stamps
April 1 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Basic Glass Fusing: Jewelry, Bowls and Plates

Series Workshops

January 21 1-4 p.m. Drawing, Drawing, Drawing: People
February 25 1-4 p.m. Drawing, Drawing, Drawing: Places
April 1 1-4 p.m. Drawing, Drawing, Drawing: Things
January 28 1-4 p.m. Inspired By Landscape: Watercolor Painting
February 11 1-4 p.m. Inspired By Landscape: Oil Painting
March 25 1-4 p.m. Inspired By Landscape: Acrylic Painting

 

Master Classes for Adults

December 3 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Meditations in Ink: Asian Brush Painting with Bruce Iverson: Traditional Landscape Painting Art Center 
February 18 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Meditations in Ink: Asian Brush Painting with Bruce Iverson - Rescheduled to Spring, call (603)669-6144 x122 for more information  
April 8 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Robert Carsten – Pastel Painting: The Still Life  

Art Camps

February 27 - March 3 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Full Day Camp
February 27 - March 3 9 a.m. - noon Morning Session: Rock, Paper, Scissors
February 27 - March 3 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Afternoon Session: Clay, Pencils, Paint!

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.

For financial assistance, click here.

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

Supply Lists

View supply list for oil painting here. 

View supply list for acrylic painting here.

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

Please email artcenter@currier.org or call (603)669-6144 x122 for more information.