General Information

Danforth Art is a Museum and School that invites you to see, learn about, create, and be inspired by art.We are now located at 14 Vernon Street, in the Jonathan Maynard Building on Framingham Centre Common, where our new facility houses classrooms for studio art instruction, storage for the Museum’s Permanent Collection, and a workroom for its stewardship.

Hours of Operation

Museum\Administrative Office Hours
Monday-Friday \ 9am to 5 pm daily

School Office Phone Hours
Staff is available by phone to assist you with class registrations or other inquiries Monday-Friday \ 10 am to 1 pm daily

School Operating Hours (February 27-June 5, 2017)
Danforth Art School will be open to registered students at the following times, but phone coverage may be limited:

Please note: The main entrance will be locked 30 minutes after the start of evening classes. If you arrive for class after the doors have been locked, please call the School Office at (508) 620-0937.

Holiday Hours

Danforth Art Museum\School offices are closed for the following holidays:

Presidentsí Day Holiday
Monday, February 20, 2017 \ Closed

Patriotsí Day Holiday
Monday, April 17, 2017 \ Closed

Memorial Day Holiday
Monday, May 29, 2017 \ Closed

The Museum

Danforth Art Museum exhibitions will take place offsite at museums, schools, and community partners for the next year. Please see the current exhibitions and upcoming exhibitions pages for additional information.

Questions about the Museum? Contact info (at) danforthart.org or call 508-620-0050.

The Studio Art School

All studio art classes and workshops take place at Danforth Art School, the Jonathan Maynard Building, 14 Vernon Street, 3rd Floor, Framingham, MA 01701.

Questions about the studio art school? Contact school (at) danforthart.org  or call 508-620-0937.


Directions to the Jonathan Maynard Building, home of Danforth Art Museum\School, at 14 Vernon Street, are available here.

Employment and Volunteer Opportunities

Employment: There are no open positions at this time.
Volunteer: Responsible, reliable, and energetic applicants currently enrolled in high school (grades 9-12) or college are invited to apply for School Assistantships year round. Danforth Art School Assistants gain experience in all aspects of Danforth Art School, assisting with overall program facilitation during regular art school sessions (Fall, Winter, Spring) for all ages, School Vacation Week Workshops for children and teens, and Summer Arts, our highly popular summer art classes for children and teens. Opportunities to assist in the studios include preparation of materials and classroom spaces, organization of supplies, and support for teachers. Download Art Assistantship Application (PDF)

Gallery Rentals and Birthday Parties

Danforth Art Museum\School has suspended all private rentals, including private tours, private events and birthday parties, until further notice.

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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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