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School News

Spring Term Courses

Spring term runs from May 1 - June 5. We offer a wide variety of mediums they are able to explore through painting, drawing, pottery jewellery, mixed media, manga, photography, printmaking, fused glass, stop motion and more! Stay tuned, our Spring courses will be available online shortly!

Annual Art Auction 2017 – Thank you!

Thank you to everyone who helped make our annual art auction another success!
The Peterborough community is a wonderful place to be, because of everyones generosity of donations from local restaurants, businesses, artists and more we were able to raise $13, 200!
A special thank you to everyone who attended the event and made the evening magical.

Summer Art Camps

Register today for an exciting week of creative adventures! We offer camps in mixed media, pottery, animation, all girls camp and more. 5 Day Camps - Non Members Fee: $225, Members Fee: $202.50

March Break Photos

A glimpse into the creative and exciting adventures at The Art School of Peterborough! During our March break camp, we explored painting, drawing, mixed media, animation, pottery and more.

School Events

Spring Term Open House

Join us Sunday, April 23 from 12:00 – 3:00 pm for our Spring term open house! Check out our studios, meet our instructors, and experience hands-on demonstrations. We offer a wide variety of mediums they are able to explore through painting, drawing, pottery jewellery, mixed media, manga, photography, printmaking, fused glass, stop motion and more!

Match Art Show Opening

Join us at Launch gallery on May 5 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm for the opening reception of our Match sports show! Artists from different backgrounds have come together in tribute to sports. Enjoy seeing a variety of mediums celebrating the athletic world. Exhibition continues to May 26.

Spring Workshops

Join us this Spring for an exciting line up of both adult and youth workshops.
These workshops are great for those wishing to try a medium but are unable to commit to the full term. They offer the opportunity to grow your skills in your medium of choice.

Register online today or by giving us a call at 705-742-3221.

Annual Art-a-thon

Saturday, June 3, 10 am - 10 pm, 2017
Artists and students from all disciplines work at The Art School of Peterborough for 12 hours straight. Sponsor an artist and support the Art School of Peterborough. This year our annual art-a-thon will be taking place alongside the DBIA's Taste of Downtown. Another exciting event!

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

2017 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: April 28, June 9