Classes, Camps and Workshops


We offer year-round studio art courses and programs for students of all ages and abilities. 

Winter 2018 classes are now open for registration. Class titles link to registration pages.  


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.    

 

 


How to Register

  • Online Class, camp and workshop titles link to descriptions and online registration pages
  • Phone 603-518-4922 for assistance
  • Visit the Art Center front office at 180 Pearl Street, Manchester, NH 03104. Registration forms are also accepted via mail.

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 Save With Multi Class Discount Codes

Sign up for multiple full- or half-term classes or February vacation camps for you or your family members. Use code MULTI and save 10%. Currier Members use code MULTIMEM to increase the multi class savings to 15%.

Multi discount excludes workshops. Currier Members always save 10% on workshops.

 


Session Two Classes – Now Enrolling

Half-term (five week) studio art classes are the perfect way to beat the winter blues.

 

Child Classes (session two)

These half-term classes feature new projects and do not require enrollment in session one.

Adult and Teen Classes (session two)


Winter Workshops

One-Day Workshops – Ongoing Enrollment

We offer a variety of convenient one day Saturday workshop during February and March.  Find one what interests you.  Currier Members save 10% on Art Center classes and workshops.  Log in to your account when registering to receive member discount.

Family Workshops

Adult and Teen Workshops

Call if registering or more than one in the Drawing, Drawing, Drawing Series or the Inspired by Landscape Series and save.

 

Master Class

WINTER CLASSES - In progress - call for late registration

Please call 603-518-4922 to register late.


MONDAYS

These classes began January 22. 


TUESDAYS

These classes began January 16. 


WEDNESDAYS

These classes began January 24. 


SATURDAYS

These classes began January 20. 


For assistance, call (603) 669-6144 x122

OPEN STUDIO PROGRAMS - Drop in

Open Studio Drop In Classes

Open Studio punch cards can be purchased at the Art Center office. Visits do not need to be consecutive. Please see descriptions for more information.


All Experienced Artists Welcome! NEW DROP IN PROGRAM  

This is an independent drop-in program for intermediate to advanced artists. An instructor will be present to admit students who have punch cards, to answer questions and to monitor the studio session, but participant’s projects will be self-guided. Students will receive an “Open Studio Punch Card” to gain access to studio for five prepaid sessions.Open Studio punch Cards can be purchased at the Art Center office. Visits do not need to be consecutive. 

 


Students and Alumni – DROP IN

These are independent drop-in programs for intermediate to advanced ceramic and acrylic artists who are current students or alumni of the Art Center’s acrylics or ceramics program. An instructor will be present to admit students who have punch cards, to answer questions and to monitor the studio session, but participant’s projects will be self-guided. Students will receive an “Open Studio Punch Card” to gain access to studio for five prepaid sessions. Current Art center ceramics students are free when working on current classwork. Open Studio punch Cards can be purchased at the Art Center office. Visits do not need to be consecutive. 

 


For assistance, call (603) 669-6144 x122


February Vacation Art Camps

February 26 to March 2

Join us for week-long vacation day camps. Morning, afternoon and full-day sessions are available for children ages 5-14 yrs. Breaks for snack, lunch, recess and an inspirational tour of the museum. Please complete the contact form and medication form and bring to first day orientation, 8:45 am, Monday.

After Camp Care: 4:00-5:30 pm can be included when enrolling for $30/week


 

2018 Summer Camps and Intensives – PREVIEW

Explore the upcoming Summer Camp schedule here. Registration will be open in early March

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Important Art Center Dates

January 16: Winter 2018 full and session one classes begin

February 19: Presidents Day: No regular Monday classes

February 21: Session two classes begin

February 26 to March 2: No regular classes – Vacation Camps

March 3: No Saturday classes

March 17: Student Exhibit – noon to 4:00 pm

Snow Cancellations: Call 603.518.4922 for information by 8:00 am and check WMUR.com. We follow the Manchester School District for closings.

 


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.

Emergency Contact 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.