Develop Your Creativity

Discover the fun of learning a new artistic skill in the mountains of Vermont.  Whether you are a beginner or an advanced student of the arts, we have the class for you.  Browse our categories to find your perfect class.

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Basketry

Learn how to make a wide variety of baskets, one of the oldest crafts in human history

Clay

Learn how to build beautiful objects by hand and wheel throwing.  Then, experience the fun of applying glazes and finishing touches before firing your pieces.

Decorative Arts

Learn a variety of painting styles including stenciling, tole painting, and primitive painting.  These paint styles are generally applied to common finished objects.

Early American Decoration

Experience classic painting techniques from the 1800’s. Featured in this photo is theorem painting.

Fine Arts & Photography

Develop your skills in drawing, pastel, watercolor, printmaking, photography, and mixed media.

Fiber Arts

We have a fiber class for you.  Browse classes in weaving, rug hooking, felting, tatting, rug braiding and working with fibers of all kinds.

Jewelry

Experience silversmithing, creating custom cabochon settings and making your own pieces from polymer clay and natural items.

Quilting

Whether you are a beginning or advanced student, you will love developing great techniques in classic or liberated quiltmaking.

Stained Glass & Glass Art

Learn how to create gorgeous stained glass pieces.  Beginning and advanced students welcome!

Specialty Arts & Crafts

This category includes classes in chair caning, papermaking, creative metalworking, mosaic art, dollmaking, and using neckties to make chairseats.

Woodworking

Create shaker boxes, make wood turned bowls, or try chip carving.  All skill levels are welcome.

Young Artists Programs

View a wide variety of educational program for young artists, all on our beautiful rustic Vermont campus.

Join Us as a Member

Save on class tuition and receive the many benefits of being a member. Our members have tons of fun and contribute to the ongoing well-being of the school.

Membership

GREAT YOUNG ARTIST PROGRAMS

See our new, expanded list of summer classes for young artists. They can have fun for a day or a week, with plenty of time to play outdoors.

Join us on Memorial Day weekend for our annual Open Studio. Members, instructors and artists set-up in our big barn to demonstrate their arts and crafts. You will see a wide variety of arts from painting, fiber arts, jewelry making, and specialties such as creative metal working and making a chairseat from silk ties. Each year is different but always fun and informative. Open Studio is a state-wide project of the Vermont Crafts Council. Artists all over the state open their studios to visitors, so you can see how each work is created. It is also a great time to purchase artworks from the creatorsRead More →