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School News

Adult Winter Courses

For our winter semester at the Art School, we are offering a wide variety of courses in various media.
Sign up today to ensure your enrolment for these unique and creative classes!

Youth Winter Courses

Our winter semester is not only filled with youth workshops but youth courses as well!
Our courses offer students a wide variety for choice of media and various themes.  

Sign up today to ensure your enrolment for these creative, fun-filled classes!

Energy Exchange Program

Have you heard about our energy exchange program before?
The Energy Exchange Program is open to students 16 years of age and older who would like to trade their time for a course.

Art of Axe Throwing

Friday, February 23, 2018 | 7:00 - 10:00 pm
Or
Sunday, February 25, 2018 | 1:00 - 4:00 pm

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.

School Events

Winter Term Open House

Join us Sunday, January 14 from 12:00 – 3:00 pm for our Winter 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!

Student Art Show Opening

Sunday, January 14, 12-3pm Join us for the opening of our 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!

Annual Art Auction

Save the Date: 22nd Annual Spring Art Auction CIRQ: Saturday April 14, 2018
Join us for our exciting live auction of fabulous original art with auctioneer Keith Monk, pop up entertainment by Peterborough Academy of Circus Arts, and hor d’oeuvres from local restaurants.

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!

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: Sept 29, Nov 24 ,

Feb 2, Apr 20, June 8