Classes, Camps and Workshops


We offer year-round studio art courses and programs for students of all ages and abilities. The Art Center digital brochure for fall 2017 is featured above. Click the class names to learn more.


Awards

We are honored to be named Best Museum and Best Place for Art Classes by New Hampshire Magazine’s Best of NH Reader’s Poll. Thank you for your support.    

 

 


 

Save the Date – Makers Day, Saturday, December 9

Take a break from it all and join us at the Art Center for a relaxing art-making day. We will be creating fun and useful art pieces to give as gifts or use for yourself to complement the season.
Projects throughout the day (9:30 am to 3:00 pm) include creating felt stockings, painting ornaments, designing alcohol ink tiles, making personalized gift wrap and gift tags, creating canvas placemats and more! $15 per project.
More information coming soon.

 


4 Easy Ways To Register 

Online Explore the brochure above or the drop-down boxes below. Class titles link to registration pages.

Phone 603-518-4922

Email artcenter@currier.org

Mail Fill out a registration form and mail it with payment to 180 Pearl Street, Manchester, NH 03104

 

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Session 2

Fall Term 2017

 

Studio Art Classes

Session 2 – Five Weekly Classes with NEW Selections – Now Enrolling

No previous session enrollment necessary. Select titles to learn more and register.

Currier Members save 10% on classes and workshops. Log in to your account before registering and discount will be reflected in your total.

Children (ages 4-10)

  • Thursdays, October 26 – November 30, 4:00 –  5:15 pm Horses, Horses, Horses (ages 6-8) $105
  • Saturdays, October 28 – December 2, 9:15 – 10:15 am ABCs of Art (ages 4-6) $90
  • Saturdays, October 28 – December 2, 10:30 – 11:15 am Here Kitty, Kitty (ages 6-8) $105

 


Workshops

Saturday Workshops – Now Enrolling

Select titles to learn more and register or call 603-518-4922 for assistance.

Currier Members save 10% on workshops. Log in to your account before registering and discount will be reflected in your total.

 

October Workshops

 

November Workshops

 

December Workshops

 

 

Explore all workshops by age and discipline below

Family Clay Workshops

Have fun and create with your child as you both explore different media in these Saturday afternoon workshops. Roll up your sleeves and create lasting memories. All age children ages 5+ are welcome. Young children must be accompanied by an adult who is either supervising or participating in the art-making fun. Preregistration is required.

 

Parent and Child (all ages 5+) Family Clay Workshops

For assistance, call (603) 669-6144 x122

Teen and Adult - Drawing Workshops

Learn something new, or refresh your skills in a variety of mediums. Workshops are conveniently held on Saturdays. Preregistration is required. Certificates of completion are available upon request.

Drawing Series

All skill levels welcome. Supplies included.

For assistance, call (603) 669-6144 x122

Teen and Adult - Painting Workshops

Painting Workshops
Painting Series

Take a single session for $45, or get a 10% (15% members) discount when registering for two. Call to get discount when registering for more than one.

All skill levels welcome. Supplies included.

For assistance, call (603) 669-6144 x122

Teen and Adult - Ceramic Workshops

Clay Workshops

For assistance, call (603) 669-6144 x122

Teen and Adult - Glass Workshops

Glass Workshops

All skill levels welcome. Supplies included.

For assistance, call (603) 669-6144 x122

Teen and Adult - Weaving Baskets Workshop

For assistance, call (603) 669-6144 x122

 

Master Class! Passionate Color in the Landscape with Robert Carsten

Master Class! Workshops

 

For assistance, call (603) 669-6144 x122

 


Fall Full Session and Session 1 Classes

**Classes below have begun and online registration is no longer available. 

Children (ages 3-12) - Fall Classes

Art Foundations for Children

These classes introduce young students to a wide range of ideas and approaches to art-making. All materials are provided and meet weekly for nine weeks. Session 1 and Session 2 each meet for five weeks. These classes have begun.  Please call with questions about late enrollment.

Ages 3-4

Ages 4-6

Ages 6-8

Ages 6-12 (Home-schoolers)

Ages 7-10

Ages 8-10

Ages 9-12

Ages 6-12 (Home-schoolers)

For assistance, call (603) 669-6144 x122

Middle Schoolers (ages 11-14) - Fall Classes

ArtVentures for Middle Schoolers (ages 11-14)

These classes are designed to meet the needs of our middle school students who are looking for learning opportunities that are challenging and fun.  All materials provided. These classes have begun.  Please call with questions about late enrollment.

For assistance, call (603) 669-6144 x122

Teens and Adults - Fall Classes

Art School for Teens and Adults (ages 15+)

These classes have begun.  Please call with questions about late enrollment.

Session One
Session Two

For assistance, call (603) 669-6144 x122


Important Fall Dates

  • September 18: Full Session and Session 1 begins
  • No classes October 9: Columbus Day
  • No classes November 7: Election Day
  • November 18: Student Exhibition
  • No classes November 22-25: Thanksgiving

 


In The News

The Currier Museum and the Art Center’s summer programs were featured on WMUR’s NH Chronicle. View the segment and learn more about us at NH Chronicle, July 11, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Year-Round Studio Art Courses and Programs

The Currier Museum Art Center is committed to quality educational opportunities, therefore professional artists and art educators provide instruction for courses with an emphasis on small classroom situations and personalized instruction. The Art Center offers classes, vacation camps and workshops for all ages and abilities, including beginners, teen intensives and master classes.  The instructors use the Currier Museum’s collections to cultivate and broaden students’ artistic skills.


Museum Family Programs

Explore ongoing family programs at the museum including storytime and creative studio. Museum family programs are free with museum admission unless otherwise indicated. Children 12 and under always enjoy free admission. See full list of family activities.


Paint BrushesSupply Lists

oil painting supply list

acrylic painting supply list

Art supplies are available at the Currier Museum Shop. Students will receive a 20% discount with proof of class enrollment.

 

 


Camp Forms

If your child is under age 14 and attending a week-long camp, please download and complete the following forms. Bring these forms with you on the first day of camp. These forms will be given to the Camp EMT. Emergency Contact Form Medication Release Form


Tuition Assistance

To apply for full or partial tuition assistance, please view the scholarship page and fill out and submit a scholarship form.


Contact Us

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.