Community Education Classes and Workshops

Join us for our exciting Winter and Spring Term and find your creative voice! Become a member and save 15%.

We have a diverse array of classes and workshops designed to both introduce you to new media and new ideas and expand upon your experience to help evolve your artistic practice.  This coming Winter/Spring Term, you will find some exciting new offerings and wonderful new faculty on both our Manchester and Sharon Campuses.  Take a look at the catalog and what’s right for you (or a gift for a special someone)!

Since 1898, NHIA has proudly provided community education to the community of Manchester. Today, with campuses in Manchester and Sharon, NH, we offer weekly classes, workshops, intensive residencies, and summer programs for teens and adults designed to fit your level of curiosity, experience, and available time. Our Community Education staff invites the novice and experienced artist alike to explore their unique voice and creative potential. On each of our campuses, our faculty of accomplished practicing artists and passionate educators help students bring their inner artist to life. You’ll take advantage of our top-notch facilities and a constantly evolving curriculum working together to help you accomplish your own, personal creative goals.

When you become and NHIA member, you'll save 15% on all our classes and workshops. If you'd like to sign up just contact us!

Select a category below to register online

Book Arts, Decorative Arts & Professional Practice
Fiber Arts
Jewelry and Metalsmithing
Painting (Group 1)
Painting (Group 2)

We offer programs in two locations:
Manchester Campus: 148 Concord St, Manchester, NH 03104 | (603) 623-0313
Sharon Arts Center Campus: 457 NH-123, Sharon, NH 03458 | (603) 924-7256

Questions about classes, workshops or membership?

Please contact the Community Education team at:
(603) 836-2564

Refund Policy

  • 7 days prior to the start of the 1st class:  100% refund of tuition and fees
  • Within 7 days prior to the first class: 75% refund of tuition and fees
  • After the 1st class but before the 2nd class:  50% refund of tuition and fees
  • After the 2nd class:  no refunds

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