Winter 2017 Classes for Adults and Children

Danforth School of Art

Registration for the Winter Session, beginning January 30, is now open! Click to download the Winter 2017 catalog.

Winter 2017 Studio Art Offerings for Adults and Children

We’re excited to welcome you to our newly-renovated, light-drenched studios in our new home, the Jonathan Maynard Building on Framingham Centre Common, for a full season of classes, workshops, and special offerings in all media, for students of all ages and levels. In our supportive art community, our students find opportunities to learn from professional artist-instructors and from their fellow students. We encourage you to read our Student Information page carefully as a number of policies have changed, including our policies on class supplies, and food and beverages.

New this season! In addition to new offerings, new class formats, and, of course, our new facilities, we are delighted to announce that our winter season includes a focus on the figure and portraiture. Several classes, workshops, and drop-in open studios provide students with the opportunity to study the art of the human form. The Danforth Art Permanent Collection is strong in its holdings of figurative artwork, both realistic and abstracted. Works from the Permanent Collection will serve as reference points for study, as select works are brought directly into the studios throughout the season to inspire and inform art-making.

A Letter of Welcome from Debra Petke, Executive Director of Danforth Art [PDF]

Click on the links below for more information or to register:


A Note about Teen Classes:Although no classes exclusively for teens are offered this season, motivated and responsible teens in grades 9-12 are invited to register for adult classes or workshops, including Open Studios. Please contact the School Office to learn more.

Downloadable Course Catalogs

Click on the catalog cover below to download a printable (PDF) version of the catalog.

Winter 2017

Danforth Art Winter Catalog

January 30 – March 27, 2017

About Danforth Art School

Danforth Art School is located on the third floor of the Jonathan Maynard Building at 14 Vernon Street, in the Jonathan Maynard Building on Framingham Centre Common in Framingham, Massachusetts. The entrance and parking lot are located at the back of the building, accessible via Grove Street. Enter through the main doors and take the elevator to the third floor. Convenient free parking is available in the Danforth Art lot and on local streets. The main entrance and third floor studios are wheelchair accessible.

Danforth Art Faculty consists of over 40 professional artists and art instructors dedicated to the teaching process. Over 300 classes and workshops are offered annually for preschoolers, children, teens, adults and teachers, inspiring artists at all levels to explore drawing, painting, watercolor, and other materials and techniques.

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14 Vernon Street
Framingham, MA 01701
Main Phone: 508 620 0050
School Office Phone: 508 620 0937
Fax Machine: 508 820 0258

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