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Programs & Classes

Early Bird Special!

Members use promo code: FALLMEM for 15% off Fall Classes.
Not-yet Members use promo code: FALL for 10% off Fall Classes.
Expires 09/10/2016.  Workshops and Master Classes not eligible.

Fall 2016 Programs


The Currier Museum Art Center runs studio art courses and programs for students of all ages and abilities throughout the year.  To browse class descriptions click the link to the left to download our digital class brochure.
To register, follow the links below to the course that interests you!

Index:

Classes start Monday, September 19th!

Open House September 10th 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Hands on clay, painting and drawing, plus enter for your chance to win a gift basket!

Holidays (no class) Oct 10, Nov. 8, 23-26

At-a-glance

Monday
Classes meet 9 weeks 9/19 - 11/21 (no class 10/10)

Wild Art! 4-6 yrs. Monday 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Clay for Kids 6-8 yrs. Monday 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Advanced Drawing for Kids! 9-12 yrs. Monday 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Drawing Fundamentals for Middle Schoolers 11-15 yrs. Monday 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Oil Painting: The Beginner and Beyond   15+ yrs. Monday  6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Sculpture: The Beginner and Beyond 15+ yrs. Monday 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Drawing: The Beginner and Beyond 15+ yrs. Monday 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Tuesday
Classes meet 9 weeks 9/20 - 11/22 (no class 11/8)

Beyond the Basics: Acrylics for Adventurous Adult Tuesday 9:30 a.m. - noon
Weaving Baskets *NEW! 15+ yrs. Tuesday 9:30 a.m. - noon
Home-School Fundamentals of Art 6-12 yrs. Tuesday 10:30 a.m. - noon
Monet’s Studio 6-8 yrs. Tuesday 4:00 - 5:15 p.m.
Draw It - Make It! 9-12 yrs. Tuesday 4:00 - 5:15 p.m.
Drawing for Kids 7-10 yrs. Tuesday 4:00 - 5:15 p.m.
Theatre Art! *NEW! 11-15 yrs. Tuesday 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday
Classes meet 9 weeks 9/21 – 11/16
Session 1  classes are 5 weeks 9/21-10/19
Session 2 classes are 5 weeks 10/26 – 11/30 (no class 11/23)

Adult Wheel Throwing Basics 15+ yrs. Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - noon
New Masters 3-4 yrs. Wednesday 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Oil Painting: Beyond Basics *NEW! 15+ yrs. Wednesday 9:30 a.m. - noon
Printmaking: Portfolio Prep *NEW! Teens Wednesday 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Picasso & Friends 6-8 yrs. Wednesday 4:00 - 5:15 p.m.
Art Explorers 7-10 yrs. Wednesday 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Session 1: Let’s Be Civilized! *NEW! 11-15 yrs. Wednesday 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Session 2: Cartooning for Middle Schoolers 11-15 yrs. Wednesday 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Comic Book Art 9-12 yrs. Wednesday 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Drawing: Portfolio Prep*NEW! 15+ yrs. Wednesday 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.
The Art of the Darkroom: Photography for Teens 12-17 yrs. Wednesday 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Acrylic Painting: The Beginner & Beyond 15+ yrs. Wednesday 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Session 2: Watercolor, Alcohol Inks, Collage 15+ yrs. Wednesday 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Open Studio: Acrylics Adults Wednesday 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Thursday
Classes meet 9 weeks 9/22 - 11/17

Open Studio: Ceramics 15+ yrs. Thursday 9:30 a.m. - noon
Wheel Throwing for Middle Schoolers 11-15 yrs. Thursday 3:45 - 5:45 p.m. 
Leonardo’s World *NEW! 9-12 yrs. Thursday 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Saturday
Classes meet 9 weeks from 9/24 – 11/19
Session 1  classes  9/24-10/22
Session 2 classes 10/29 – 12/3 (no class 11/26)
Drawing Fundaments 6 weeks from 9/24 – 10/29

Open Studio: Ceramics 15+ yrs. Saturday 9:30 a.m. - noon
ABCs of Art (Session 1) 4-6 yrs. Saturday 9:15 - 10:15 a.m. 
ABCs of Art (Session 2) 4-6 yrs. Saturday 9:15 - 10:15 a.m.
Animal, Vegetable or Mineral? *NEW! 6-8 yrs. Saturday 9:15 - 10:30 a.m.
Sculpture for Kids 7-10 yrs. Saturday 9:15 - 10:45 a.m.
Drawing: Fundamentals for Beginners and Beyond (6 Sessions) 9/24-10/24 15 + yrs. Saturday 9:30 a.m. - noon
POP Art: Acrylic Painting for Middle Schoolers 11-15 yrs. Saturday 10:00 a.m. - noon
Drawing & Painting for Kids 7-10 yrs. Saturday 10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. 
Wheel Throwing and More! 9-12 yrs. Saturday 10:30 a.m. - noon
Open Studio: Ceramics 15+ yrs. Saturday 1:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Workshops 

Drawing, Drawing, Drawing: Reflections Teen & Adult September 24 1 - 4 p.m.
Fused Glass: Basics Teen & Adult September 26 6 - 9 p.m.
Imagine & Explore: Animal Portraits in Pastel Child (7+) with Parent October 1 1 - 3 p.m.
Clay Serving Platters Teen & Adult October 1 1 - 4 p.m.
Pin-Hole Cameras 10+ yrs. October 8 1 - 4 p.m.
Clay Luminaries Teen & Adult October 15 9 a.m. - noon
Day to Play in Clay: Pumpkins Child (5+) with Parent October 15 1 - 3 p.m.
Monster Cartooning w/ Jerry Holbert Child (6+) with Parent October 15 1 - 3 p.m.
Drawing, Drawing, Drawings: Mt. Washington Landscapes Teen & Adult October 15 1 - 4 p.m.
Fused Glass: Basics Teen & Adult October 17 6 - 9 p.m.
Imagine & Explore: Birches & Beasts Child (5+) with Adult October 22 1 - 3 p.m.
Inspired by Landscape: Watercolor Painting - Cloud Focus Teen & Adult October 22 1 - 4 p.m.
Day to Play in Clay: Dragons Child (5+) with Parent October 29 1 - 3 p.m.
Drawing, Drawing, Drawing: Portraits of Animals Teen & Adult October 29 1 - 4 p.m.
Fused Glass: Basics & Beyond Teen & Adult October 29 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Imagine & Explore: Clouds & Mountain Tops Child (5+) with Adult November 5 1 - 3 p.m.
Inspired by Landscape: Oil Painting - Cloud Focus Teen & Adult November 5 1 - 4 p.m.
Fused Glass: Basics Teen & Adult November 7 6 - 9 p.m.
Fused Glass: Basics & Beyond Teen & Adult November 12 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Day to Play in Clay: Holiday Ornaments Child (5+) with Parent November 12 1 - 3 p.m.
Wheel Thrown Cups Teen & Adult November 19 1 - 4 p.m.
Inspired by Landscape: Acrylic Painting - Cloud Focus Teen & Adult November 19 1 - 4 p.m.
Fused Glass: Basics Teen & Adult November 28 6 - 9 p.m.

Master Classes

Majesty of Mountains in Pastel with Robert Carsten Teen & Adult November 12 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Currier Museum of Art
Meditations in Ink: Asian Brush Painting with Bruce Iverson: Traditional Landscape Painting Teen & Adult December 3 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Art Center 

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.

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

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.

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

Supply Lists

View supply list for oil painting here. 

View supply list for acrylic painting here