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LAUNCH Gallery Opening

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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

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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!

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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

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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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Fall Term Open House 2015

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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 [...]

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ARTville Peterborough
Saturday, June 13, 2015 — 11 am - 5 pm 
Charlotte Street between George and Aylmer, Peterborough, ON 
The Art School of Peterborough is hosting ARTville, Peterborough. After the success of moving the event to Charlotte Street, adjacent [...]

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Annual Art Auction

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Art-a-thon Thank You!

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5th Annual Art School of Peterborough
Super Class - Art-a-thon
Saturday, February 28th, 2015

WE DID IT! We accomplished 12 hours of creating all for a great cause.
Thank you to the 23 participants and numerous donors who made [...]

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