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Design an artistic party that is as creative and memorable as the person or event you are celebrating.

Studio Rentals at the Visual Arts Center

Private Studios
Private and shared studios are rentable for $250 monthly June through August, and for $200 monthly September through May.

Printmaking Studio
Private use of the printmaking studio will be possible from October onward, when classes are not in session. For availability please inquire. Daily fees start at $50, and do not include use of tools and materials.

Best Studio Practices

Studio Hours: 8am to 11pm
Quiet Hours: 8pm to 11pm

  • Minimize loud talking, music, tools, construction, transporting work
  • Follow Greener Studio Practices
  • Keep your studio clean
  • No dirty rags and open containers, or food
  • Recycle in Green Bins

For more information please contact:
Elizabeth Congdon, Director of Adult Programming
or call (508) 228-0722

Greener Practices

Please follow our posted “greener” standards for working and cleaning up.


  • Gamsol and Galkyd only
  • Clean brushes, tools, surfaces, & palettes with vegetable oil & soap provided
  • Recycle clean plastic, metal, cardboard, and glass in green bins
  • Dispose of paper towels & rags with paint, ink, and solvents in red cans


  • Turpentine, liquin, or mineral spirits
  • Toxic or fumey fixatives, glues, or cleaners

Read more about our Greener Practices

Kids pARTies

Our big bright children's studio is available for your child's next birthday or special milestone.

We are here to help you create a fun, artistic party themed with you child's favorite animal, book, sport, or game.

You provide the decorations, food, beverages, and goody bags. We provide professional art teachers, a fun and engaging arts and craft project, and all the art materials needed.

September through May only
KIDS pARTy rates start at $300 for a 90 minute event with 8 children. Children must be 4 years or older. Additional guests are $35 each. Currently, our party maximum is 10 students.

For more information please contact:
Elizabeth Buccino, Director of Youth Programming