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School News

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LAUNCH Gallery Opening

Join us and celebrate our new gallery and store on Charlotte Street on Saturday, September 19 from 10 to 5 pm. The gallery space exhibits work from local artists, instructors and students in frequently changing [...]

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Fall Adult and Youth/Teen Courses

Fall Adult and Youth/Teen Courses
We have an exciting line up of courses for you this Fall term!
Its an investment not only in a beautiful, handmade product but in yourself as well.

We offer a variety of [...]

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19th Annual Art Auction Appreciation!

We held our annual art auction this past Saturday at Princess Gardens and were so touched to see such an overwhelming response from our community!
Thank you to everyone who came together to make this event [...]

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SPARK Photo Festival – Juried Exhibition

SPARK Photo Festival: April 2015
"Parallels is the theme of the SPARK juried exhibit for 2015. Open to any photographer residing in the province of Ontario, 30 works are chosen from all works submitted by panel [...]

School Events

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the LOVE art show and sale

LAUNCH is looking for works that reflect the theme of LOVE in all its meanings.
Please bring us your works and fi lled out application form January 5 - 12 during office hours (Tuesday-Friday 10am-5pm and Saturday 10 am-3 pm). [...]

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AGM – Wednesday, December 16

Wednesday, December 16 2015 @6:30pm

Join us for our annual general meeting and Holiday party!
This is the perfect time to discover more about The Art School of Peterborough and what goes on behind the scenes.
We will [...]

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Holiday Workshops

We are pleased to bring you a variety of workshops for both youth and adults during the upcoming holiday season!

These workshops are the perfect solution for unique gift giving. Not only are you creating beautiful [...]

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Fall Term Open House 2015

Join us Sunday, September 25 from 12:00 – 3:00 pm for our Fall term open house!

Check out our studios, meet our instructors, and experience hands-on demonstrations.
We offer students a wide variety of mediums they are able to [...]

The Art School of Peterborough

Founded in 1993 by Richard Hayman, The Art School of Peterborough provides excellent art instruction to the people of Peterborough and the surrounding communities. The Art School of Peterborough is dedicated to providing a professional level of instruction in a wide variety of studio media to both adults and children. No prior art training is necessary and there are no entrance requirements or examinations.
We offer year-round classes for adults and youths/teens. The Art School of Peterborough is a not-for-profit organization with charitable status.
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Volunteer Opportunities

Interested in being involved with the local arts community?

We are currently looking for volunteers who are wishing to help with special art events, assist our instructors during art classes, office assistants and so much more!
Contact us today to hear about these worthwhile opportunities at artschoolptbo@nexicom.net or by giving us a call at 705-742-3221

ASOP membership

Members will receive 10% off all courses and workshops. You will also have the opportunity to exhibit in the Art School of Peterboroughʼs membership art show. Have an effect on policies and the organization of the Art School with voting privileges at the Annual General Meeting.

Individual membership: $40 /yr
Family membership: $60 / yr

Birthday Parties

Bring the gang to the Art School to have your party. We provide the art supplies, fantastic instructors and the space for your group to have a blast. Best of all, we clean up the mess. Drawing, painting, manga, cartooning or mixed media projects available.
Parties are 2.5 hours: 1 1/2 hours of instruction, with the final hour to wrap up your party with cake and gifts (not included).
Ages 6 – 12
$190 for up to ten children; each additional child $20

We also offer pottery birthday parties for up to ten children for $225.

PA Days

2015 - 2016 school year

There's no better way to spend a PA day! Young artists will enjoy participating in an exciting day of creativity. Activities include drawing and painting, and multi-media projects. Bring your own lunch and snacks, (no nut products please).
Spaces are limited so early registration is recommended.

Before and Aftercare hours from 8:00am – 5:15pm, additional $10 per child.

Ages: 5 - 12
Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Cost: $45 per camp

Dates: Sept 25, Nov 27, Feb 5, June 3