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+ Upcoming Classes
+ 10/14 Lantern Making
+ 10/16 Professional Development for Art Teachers
+ 10/19 Mass Independent Comics Expo
+ 10/20 Artists' Talk: New Urban Monuments
+ New Board Members
+ Thanks for Successful JP Open Studios

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• Upcoming Classes & Workshops
• Faculty Showcase @ JP Open Studios
• AIR/Teen Bridge @ JP Open Studios
• Professional Development Series for Art Teachers
• Artist for a Nite with ZNT Arts
• Extraordinary Gift • OneWay Lathe
• New Named Scholarships

Our School & Community Partnership corps spent orientation planning lessons on color, shape, line, value, literacy and meaning. They're fanning out to classrooms throughout the city to teach art and woodworking to thousands of children this year.

• Fall-Winter Catalog
• 7/27 Tell Us the Truth Booth
• 7/27 Artist for a Nite
• Community Turnout for Space Planning
• Summer Program for Children
• Thanks! We Met Our Match

Our schoolhouse feels happy, buzzing with active children making sailboats, pillows, pictures and Lego towers. The Summer Program runs one week at a time through the end of July.


Eric Campbell reviewed a list of furniture design books while he was a student here, and now he is one of our instructors. Here's what he has to say.


Dave LeBleu wrote this story for the Eastern Mass. Guild of Woodworkers newsletter some years ago.  He removed his safety glasses to tap spindles into the seats of some dining room chairs. Before he could blink, a splinter landed in his eye. He has become an articulate advocate for eye protection while woodworking.


Boston Explorers spent February week cutting and and drilling in the Eliot School wood shop. Boston Explorers gathers urban youth to explore Boston, inspire one another and engage their curiosity, emphasizing the power of play and creativity.

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