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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 […]

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Spring Adult and Youth/Teen Workshops

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Spring Adult and Youth/Teen Workshops
We have an exciting new line up of  workshops for you this spring season!
Dust off the winter cobwebs and begin the summer season anew. Its an investment not only in a beautiful, handmade […]

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Chex Daily Explores Our Art Studios

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Chex Daily Explores Our Art Studios
In case you missed Chex Daily last night, we had Caley Bedore join us at The Art School of Peterborough to explore our studios.
Instructors David Baker, Anne Cavanagh and Sharon Taylor […]

School Events

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Spring Term Open House – Sunday, April 19, 2015

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Spring Term Open House – Sunday, April 19, 2015
Join us Sunday, April 19 from 12:00 – 3:00 pm for our Spring Open house!Rediscover a lost interest or explore a new passion this spring and feel […]

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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

2014 – 2015 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.

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

Ages: 6 – 12
Hours: 8:30am – 4:30pm
Cost: $45 per camp

Dates: Sept 26, Nov 28, Jan 30, June 5