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School News

Call for Submissions: the Square Art Show & Sale

We are currently seeking submissions from artists for our annual square art show & sale!

Winter Term Courses

Winter term runs from January 23 - April 7. 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! For more information on our exciting lineup of classes for both youth and adult, please take a look below.

Student Art Show: Call for Artwork!

Call for submissions: End of term student art show The Art School of Peterborough will be having a winter term, student art show highlighting artwork created during our 10 week courses.

March Break Art Camp

Thereʼs no better way to spend your March break! Young artists will enjoy participating in an exciting week of creativity. We are pleased to offer a mixed media march break and a girls only art camp! Discover what exciting art adventures are awaiting your child this Spring break!

School Events

Winter Term Open House

Join us Sunday, January 15 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! Winter term runs from January 30 - April 15.

Fall Term Student Art Show Opening

Join us for the opening of our Fall Term student art show. This is a wonderful opportunity to explore what our fall term students have created. Please come out and enjoy what promises to be a wonderful evening of art!

The Art of Axe Throwing

The Art of Axe Throwing Saturday, February 25, 2017 4-7pm and 7-10pm Peterborough Axe Club 7S4, 280 Perry Street #1, Peterborough Enjoy a night out, while supporting The Art School of Peterborough: a fun 3 hours of learning techniques, throwing, and for the team champion, a final showdown to an ultimate overall championship. Tickets are $35 per person with teams of 10. Register a team today or sign up on your own.

Painting Date Nights

After the success of our pottery date nights, we are now offering date nights in the world of painting!
Come express yourself through paint. Each session will feature a different artist/instructor that will lead you through a step by step process appropriate for any beginner. Allow the paint brush to initiate new conversations and experiences, while proceeds from this event support our Bursary Program. Experience something new while giving back.

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