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Student painting closeup
Close up of a boy painting on canvas.


arts offerings for every student

Our department offers both the inquisitive beginner and the seasoned artist an elective that is customized to his interests. More than just a creative outlet, our lessons in art literacy encourage students to consider the broader implications of art in today's society.

除了 to the studio courses offered during the academic day in fine arts, 音乐, and digital media, we provide time for extracurricular participation in drama, 音乐 lessons and ensembles. The Ruger Fine 艺术 Center and Field 音乐 Center are accessible twenty-four hours a day and students are encouraged to take advantage of our state-of-the-art facilities during their free periods.





在pg电子游戏试玩, our Art courses provide a place for you to unearth your creative potential and give voice to big ideas. In a warm and welcoming environment, our curriculum explores technique and skill building, theoretical and hands-on activity, and artistic ways to problem solve.ian johnson, chair of the art department 
Two students and instructor in 木工 class.

The woodshop is well-equipped, both with power and hand tools. The shop itself has a ventilation and vacuum system which keep airborne dust and wood ships under control.

Students and art instructor paint large scale dog project.
Drawing and Painting Studio

Bright and airy, this space is multi-purpose, used for drawing or painting, 或者在需要的时候, for the construction of large scale sculptural and installation projects.

Student at pottery wheel.

Set up for earthenware, stoneware and raku clay are the electric potter's wheel, 一种板坯辊制造技术, 挤出机, hand tools and electric kilns as well as a gas-fired "top-hat" kiln for raku firings.

Four boats nearing completion in 造艇 class.
造艇 Studio

The well-equipped space is used to create wood-epoxy, sea kayaks ad other small wooden boats.



Black and white photo history board from class project on display in Tremaine Gallery.

tremaine gallery

这个画廊, dedicated in 2001 by the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation and members of the Tremaine and Collins families, is primarily used to display student artwork. 除了, works by faculty members and school community members have been featured, including recent shows by alumni artist Nicholas Sant Foster '60, former faculty Rich Perry, Matt Wesson '20,  and our Black 历史 in Rural Connecticut class' "索尔斯堡 in Black and White" exhibit.

The Tremaine Fine Art Gallery is located in the lower level of the Centennial Building.  It is open Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. 到下午3点.m. when school is in session.

For further information about the Tremaine Fine Art Gallery, contact gallery coordinator Roger McKee '72 at or 860-435-5824.