The Silvermine School of Art with its renowned faculty of artist-educators, presents abundant opportunities for individuals of all ages to enjoy and learn about the arts. The award-winning School is the preeminent learning destination for visual arts in Fairfield County with more than 4,000 annual enrollments. Hundreds of courses and workshops in numerous disciplines are offered through the School that will accommodate the busiest of schedules.
Classes are offered in ceramics, digital imaging, drawing, flame working, jewelry, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, wood working, silversmithing, and special studies. Courses are designed for full and part-time students of all ages and levels, from beginners to professional artists. In addition to adult programs, the school features courses and workshops for children and teens throughout the year as well as family workshops for children and parents to experience art together. In the Summer we offer week long Art Studios for ages 4-12 and Teen Workshops for ages 13-17.
Silvermine’s popular school exhibition celebrates its 29th year this spring. A vibrant show with work from a variety of media, the exhibition offers students, their families and the public a view of the fine art and creative energy that is generated by the student body. Awards are given in adult and youth categories and across a number of media from painting and drawing to ceramics, digital imaging, and metalwork.