Artistree

South Pomfret, Vermont
802 457-3500
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Give the gift of ART!

2017 Gift Certificates

Looking for a special gift? An ArtisTree Gift Certificate is your answer! Give the gift of ART!
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Thursdays

A Little Lunch Music

Gather with us at ArtisTree for an hour of informal music-making!
ages: Adults, 16+
Mondays

Acrobatic Arts: Tiny Tumblers

Invite your preschooler to explore this playful fusion of gymnastics and dance.
ages: 3-5
Saturdays

Acrobatic Arts: Rising Stars

Beginner gymnastics, acrobatics and dance: same great class, new and improved title!
ages: 6-9
Saturdays

Acrobatic Arts: Shining Stars

Intermediate gymnastics, acrobatics and dance: same great class, new and improved title!
ages: 7-12
Tuesdays

Acrobatic Arts: Tween Tumblers

Intermediate to advanced gymnastics, acrobatics and dance: same great class, new and improved title!
ages: 10-14
Thursdays

Acrylic Painting (All Levels)

Explore the broad range of possibilities that the versatile medium of acrylic painting has to offer. Rae will guide class participants through lessons that will challenge and engage new and experienced students alike.
ages: Adults, 16+
August 7-August 11

Adventures in Art

Combine traditional art with summer fun and…boom! Summer adventure!
ages: 9-12
Wednesdays

American Painting and Jazz

Explore the history and social conditions that gave birth to jazz and 20th century painting.
ages: Adults, 16+
July 5-July 7 and July10-July14

Art and Mindfulness for Teens

Use the arts and traditional mindfulness practices to bring about a greater sense of presence, compassion, and inner calm.
ages: 12-15
August 7-August 11

Art Around the World

Pack your suitcase with creativity and join this artsy adventure around the globe.
ages: 5-8
July 17-July 21

Art Outdoors

Let’s explore flora and fauna in fields and trails and create inspired projects.
ages: 5-8/9-12
Tuesdays & Thursdays

Art Studio

Children are invited to learn art skills through our carefully designed program that fosters young artists’ growth.
ages: 5-8 & 9-12
August 14-August 18

Art Through World Elements

Join this week-long artistic journey through five elements from Dagara Cosmology: Earth, Water, Nature, Fire and Mineral.
ages: 9-14
Sunday

Artful Meditation Retreat

This one-day retreat will integrate traditional mindfulness practices with the creative arts.
ages: Adults, 16+
365 days of art

Artistree Daily Artists

Running from February 1st, 2017-February 1st, 2018.
ages: All ages welcome
Wednesdays

ArtisTree En Plein Air Painting Group

Join the ArtisTree Plein Air Painting Group to get outside weekly to paint the beautiful surrounding Vermont landscape with fellow painters.
ages: Adults
Thursdays, 1-3pm

Arts and Crafts Studio

Discover and develop the artist within you!
ages: 5-12
June 19-June 23

Backyard Bird Watchers

Let’s observe and learn about the birds in our own backyard!
ages: 5-9
Tuesday

Beautiful and Gutsy Brushwork

Discover how varied techniques in brushwork can bring new interest and meaning to your paintings.
ages: Adults, 16+
Mondays

Beginning Ballroom Dance

Get ready for summer parties and step into the fabulous world of ballroom dance!
ages: Adults, 14+
Mondays & Wednesdays

Beginning Latin Dance

Turn up the heat with this spicy summer Latin dance class!
ages: Adults, 14+
Wednesdays

Beginning Recorder for Adults

Have you always wanted to play a musical instrument but thought it might be too late? Well, it’s never too late! The recorder is the perfect instrument for you.
ages: Adults
Mondays & Wednesdays

Beginning Tango Dance

Come join us for an energizing dance class and learn the art of tango.
ages: Adults, 14+
Saturdays

Bitty Ballet

Explore movement & rhythm and develop motor coordination in this fun class for the littlest dancers!
ages: 3-6
August 21-August 25

Building with Clay

What amazing clay projects can you dream up? Let’s create together!
ages: 9-12
July 31-August 4

Buzzzzz! All Things Bugs!

Come learn about what creeps, crawls and flies and create some awesome art!
ages: 5-8
July 31-August 4

Calligraphy for Kids!

Pen strokes, flourishes, spirals and swirls…discover fancy handwriting and the beautiful tools used to create it.
ages: 9-13
July 10-14

Camp Drum!

Let’s drum up some fun! Explore and develop new percussion skills in this lively camp.
ages: 9-13
Tuesdays & Thursdays

Carving Plaster Sculpture

Learn the fascinating subtractive process of carving as you create your own sculpture.
ages: Adults, 12+
Mon/Wed

Clay for Kids

This is a wonderful opportunity for children to experience the pleasure of working with clay through a defined project. They will glaze and decorate their pieces.
ages: 5-8/9-12
Thursdays

Clay for Tots

Our youngest potters are invited to delve into the exciting medium of clay in this exploratory and playful class.
ages: 3-6
Tuesdays, 1-3pm

Clay Studio

Come and enjoy an afternoon of experimentation and fun in the clay studio.
ages: 5-12
Tuesdays

Clay with the Thompson Senior Center

Discover the exciting medium of clay in this class for Thompson Senior Center participants.
ages: Adults
Tuesdays

Clay: Continuing Wheel Throwing

Explore shape and design as you expand your pottery skills.
ages: Adults, 16+
Fridays

Clay: Hand Building

Explore an exciting range of possibilities when hand building with clay.
ages: Adults, 16+
Multiple days/times

Clay: Open Studio

Open Studio is a self-directed time to work in our well-equipped ceramics studio.
ages: Adults, 16+
Tuesdays

Color: The Spice of Life

Understand the basic elements of color theory and practice in artwork.
ages: Adults, 14+
Saturday

Compose Great Paintings en Plein Air

Learn to find a great composition outdoors in ArtisTree’s beautiful surroundings.
ages: Adults, 16+
July 10-July 14

Create in Polymer Clay

Join us to make colorful, whimsical, and beautiful objects in this fun-to-work-with medium.
ages: 9-12
Tuesdays & Thursdays

Creating in Wood

Come learn about art, design, and invention in our woodworking class.
ages: 5-8 & 9-12
July 24-July 28

Creating in Wood

Delve into design and invention and show off your newly-created woodworking masterpieces!
ages: 9-12
July 24-July 28

Creating with Magical Stones and Beads

Learn to design jewelry, accessories and decorations using some of our earth’s semi-precious and magnificent stones.
ages: 9-12
August 21-August 25

Creative Arts & Science: Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!

S is for Seuss and scientific exploration!
ages: 5-8
Mondays, 1-3pm

Creative Arts Nature Studio

What better way to enjoy the summer than to make different types of art inspired by nature?
ages: 5-12
June 19-June 23

Creative Mess

Let’s get messy and have a blast!
ages: 3-6
July 10-14

Creative Movement for Preschoolers

Come join this week-long exploration of dance, stories, make-believe and crafts!
ages: 3-5
Four-day Workshop

Creative Rites of Passage

Is it time for a change? Join us for a creative and transformational experience.
ages: Adults, 16+
July 31-August 4

Digital Photography Camp

Step behind the lens and learn techniques for shooting your own digital photos.
ages: 9-12
July 31-August 4 & August 7-August 11

Disney’s The Little Mermaid JR Theater Camp

Come join our cast of The Little Mermaid JR, the inaugural production of ArtisTree’s Grange Theater!
ages: 7-9/10-18
July 17-July 21

Draw Like a Jedi: Aliens, Droids and Monsters

Head to our galaxy far, far away and create drawings inspired by the fantastical robots and aliens of Star Wars.
ages: 9-14
June 26-June 30

Draw Like a Jedi: Perspective and Spaceships

Calling all Star Wars fans! Draw TIE Fighters, X-wings, and more!
ages: 9-14
Tuesdays

Drawing from the Heart

Discover ways to heal emotional pain and loss through the expressive arts.
ages: Adults, 12+
One-week Intensive

Drawing from the Landscape

Learn to “see” and draw our beautiful landscapes in this engaging course.
ages: Adults, 16+
One-week Intensive

Drawing in the Negative: White on Black

Sharpen your drawing skills by learning to look at light in a whole new way—inside out.
ages: Adults, 12+
One-week Intensive

Drawing the Face

Because faces can be tricky!
ages: Adults, 12+
August 17 & August 18

Experimental Watercolor Inspired by Nature

Learn unconventional techniques that give rise to wonderful, surprising and unique results.
ages: Adults, 18+
August 14-August 18

Explore with Photography

Explore the world through the lens of a camera and learn the art of photography.
ages: 9-13
Tuesday & Wednesday

Exploring the Floral Theme in Watercolor

Paint fresh summer flowers in the studio and get inspired to try new watercolor techniques.
ages: Adults, 16+
Four-day Series

Expressive Arts Workshop Series

Express yourself through the exploration of artistic mediums and guided class discussions.
ages: Adults and 16+
June 19-June 23

Extreme Video

Cameras in the AIR, cameras in the WATER, cameras in motion on vehicles!
ages: 9-13
August 14-August 18

Fairy Tales Camp

Visit the world of fantasy, magic and enchantment through art, theatre and games!
ages: 3-6
Saturday, Once Monthly

Family Clay!

Enjoy time as a family in this fun clay class for all!
ages: All ages welcome
July 24-July 28

Farm Frenzy

Old MacDonald had a lot of fun…why not join in?
ages: 3-6
Wednesdays, 1-3pm

Fiber Arts Studio

Discover the rich and varied world of fiber arts as you create amazing projects.
ages: 5-12
Winter/Spring Mondays

Fiber Arts Studio

Discover the rich and varied world of fiber arts as you create amazing projects.
ages: 9-12
Tuesdays

Figure Drawing

Enjoy a convivial studio among the company of fellow artists and practice your life drawing skills in this monitored group drawing session.
ages: Adults
August 7-August 11

Flip-Flop Acrobatics Camp

Our youngest campers have fun with tumbling, bending, balancing and more.
ages: 3-5
June 26-June 30

Flippin' Good Time Acrobatics Camp

Let’s get tumbling in this dynamic acro camp!
ages: 5-8
Mondays

Freedom to Move

Find your inner fluidity while we dance with the freedom of creative movement.
ages: Adults, 16+
Fridays

Fun Fridays

Join us for adventures at the end of the busy week with all that ArtisTree has to offer.
ages: 5+
June 26-June 30

Fun in the Forest

Learn to become a “Nature Explorer!”
ages: 4-6
Tuesdays

Group Piano for Adults

Always wanted to learn the piano? Enjoy the camaraderie of a beginner-level group class.
ages: Adults, 16+
Tuesdays

Group Ukulele

You don’t need a beach getaway to enjoy the sounds of the ukulele. Join this group and gain the skills and confidence to become a competent ukulele player.
ages: Adults, 16+
Tuesdays

Guided Imagery for Deep Relaxation

Explore guided imagery to bring about powerful positive changes in health, motivation, and creativity.
ages: Adults, 12+
July 17-July 21 and July 24-July 28

Hand Building in Clay

Come spend two weeks creating wonders in our ceramics studio.
ages: 12-15
Saturday

Have Fun with Sticks: Build a “Wattle” Woven Fence in Your Own Yard

Transform pruned branches into useful, attractive garden fences you will enjoy for years to come.
ages: Adults, 5+
Mondays

Homeschool Clay

Discover the pleasure of working with clay and develop hand building and wheel throwing skills in our ceramics studio!
ages: 6+
Fridays

Homeschooler Orchestra

All orchestra instruments welcome!
ages: 7+
June 26-June 30

Horse Connections

Join us for a week of creative “horseplay” in this full-day camp!
ages: 9-12
Saturday, May 6

Hypertufa Garden Planters

Create beautiful rustic and textured planting containers using your own hypertufa mix.
ages: Adults, 14+
June 19-June 23

Imagine, Upcycle and Create!

Design and build your own projects using odds and ends and recyclable materials.
ages: 9-13
July 22

Intro to Caribbean Steel Drums for Adults

Learn how to create the rhythmic and soothing sounds of the Caribbean steel drum in this energetic group class.
ages: Adults
July 22

Intro to Caribbean Steel Drums for Kids

Discover the Caribbean sound in this jammin’ workshop.
ages: 9-12
Saturday

Introduction to the Chakras: A Yogic Interpretation

Learn how opening the chakras may bring clarity, positivity, high energy, balance and more.
ages: Adults, 10+
Wednesdays

Introduction to Watercolor Painting

Learn foundational watercolor techniques and explore materials in this exciting class for beginners.
ages: Adults, 16+
Wednesdays

Introduction to Yoga

Try basic yoga poses to relax, get stronger and become more flexible.
ages: Adults
Tuesdays

Kids' Group Piano

Learn the piano! Join this beginner group lesson to gain the skills and confidence to become a strong piano player.
ages: 6-12
Mondays

Kids' Group Ukulele

Join this engaging group class and learn to play the uke!
ages: 8+
July 10-July 14 Or July 24-July 28

Lego Mania

Unleash the master builder in your child through this fun LEGO camp!
ages: 5-8
Various Dates

Lessons: Trumpet, Bass, Sax and more!

New instrument lesson offerings including brass, bass and reed instruments.
ages: All ages
Tuesdays

Metal Sculpture

Bring your art into the 3D world by working with metal as your medium.
ages: Adults
Thursdays

Morning Jam

Join us on select Thursdays for an acoustic music session. Bring your instrument, songs to play and a friend or two!
ages: Adults, 16+
Wednesdays & Fridays

Music Together®

Winter featuring STICKS and Spring featuring MARACAS! A fun, interactive music and movement class with an early childhood development focus.
ages: infant to 5 years
August 14-August 18

Mythical Creatures

Dragons and Unicorns, Trolls and Gnomes, Mermaids and Fairies!
ages: 5-8
June 26-June 30

Myths and Mask-Making

Explore myths and legends all around the world through mask-making!
ages: 9-14
August 15

New Surfaces for Watercolor

Love working with watercolor paper but want to bridge onto other surfaces for a new experience? Join this engaging workshop!
ages: Adults, 16+
FREE! Alternating Thursdays

Open Mic Nights

Have fun and debut your musical talents on our warm and friendly “stage!”
ages: Adults and 16+
One-week Intensive

Painting en Plein Air

Venture outdoors to paint the natural beauty surrounding you.
ages: Adults, 16+
Thursdays

Painting for All Levels: Acrylic or Oil

Whether you are just beginning your journey in painting or continuing your studies, this class will give you techniques and skills to cultivate your growth.
ages: Adults, 14+
Thursdays

Painting on a Summer Evening

Painting in the light of a summer evening…what could be more delightful?
ages: Adults, 16+
May 10

Painting Sunsets with Global Campuses

Learn about painting watercolor sunsets in this class with Global Campuses participants.
ages: Adults, 16+
Fridays

Painting with the Thompson Senior Center

Explore the wonderful world of painting in this class for Thompson Senior Center participants.
ages: Adults
Wednesdays

Playgroup

Come play together and make new friends—adults AND children!
ages: Birth-5 years (children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver)
Saturday, June 17

Plein Air Painting Teacher's Workshop

In preparation for the VINS Third Annual en Plein Air Painting Festival, ArtisTree and VINS have partnered to offer a workshop for art teachers. This year VINS seeks to invite greater student participation in the plein air painting competition and inclusion in the exhibition.
ages: Adults
Thursdays

Pop Vocal Series

Learn the basics of vocal technique and leave with a recording of your very own.
ages: 10+
various days/time

Private Music Lessons - Various Instruments

Learn how to play an instrument of your choosing, and we will match you with a professional teacher in order to reach your desired musical goals.
ages: All ages
class

Rainbows and Color and Spectrum! Oh My!

Each week we’ll look to a different color palette for artistic inspiration!
ages: 5-8
Wednesdays

Recorder Ensemble

Playing in an ensemble is a great way to make music together. Come join us!
ages: Adults
Wednesdays

Recorder for Homeschoolers

Homeschooled children learn basic music skills in this entertaining recorder class.
ages: 7-9
Sundays, March 26, April 23 and/or May 14

Restorative and Yin Yoga

This yoga series seeks to promote deep relaxation and meditative awareness.
ages: Adults, 14+
One-week Intensive

Seeing the Light: How to Draw What You See

Learn to draw successfully from life and photographs alike.
ages: Adults, 12+
Wednesdays

Sensory Lab for Tots

Children and caregivers are invited to explore our self-guided and engaging sensory art stations.
ages: Birth-5 years (children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver)
One-week Intensive

Silk Painting: Creating a Scarf

Discover bright colors and endless design possibilities as you paint your own beautiful silk scarf.
ages: Adults, 16+
Mondays

Song Lab

Come join this weekly facilitated venture into the craft of songwriting.
ages: Adults
Third Sundays

Soul Drumming

The rhythm of the djembe calls! Join this informal percussion session to fill your spirit and connect with others.
ages: Adults, 12+
July 29 & July 30

Steps to Classic Outdoor Painting

Come develop your skills in painting en plein air in this workshop for experienced outdoor painters.
ages: Adults, 12+
July 10-July 14

Story Box Theatre Adventures

Act out stories each day using costumes and props from the mysterious story box!
ages: 5-10
July 10-July 14

Summer Acrobatics Intensive

Inspired by Cirque du Soleil? Join us to hone your skills and fuel your artistry.
ages: 12-18
July 24-July 28

Summer Sizzler Acrobatics Camp

Develop your acro skills and techniques in this exciting camp!
ages: 9-12
August 5

Sumptuous Sari to Stunning Scarf

Immerse yourself in the beautiful world of the Indian sari and sew a scarf to wear home!
ages: Adults, 12+
Thursdays

Tai Chi Sun 73 & Yang 24 forms: Multiple Levels

Come enjoy tai chi in these comfortable, informal and informative classes with Anne Bower.
ages: Adults
Saturdays, April 22 & April 29 or May 6 & May 13

Taster Class: Getting Started in Mosaics and More

Learn the basics of mosaic-making and take home your very own completed piece!
ages: Adults
Wednesdays

Texture Tools for Clay, Part 1

Develop your own clay hand building tools that reflect your style and flair.
ages: Adults, 14+
Wednesdays

Texture Tools for Clay, Part 2

Create a personalized set of clay printing blocks for your own artistic needs and individual style.
ages: Adults, 14+
Saturdays

The Graceful Calligraphy Pen

Come learn the lovely pointed pen copperplate hand that was developed in 16th century England.
ages: Adults, 12+
Third Thursdays

Third Thursday Clay Crit

Join this ceramics critique group for active, creative thinking in a culture of collaboration.
ages: Adults, 14+
July 5-July 7

Three Days of Art

Three days, six fabulous projects!
ages: 5-8
August 19

Two Pages: Writing Memoir, Abigail Thomas-Style

Find a new jumping-off point for writing personal stories in this thought-provoking workshop.
ages: Adults, 18+
August 21-August 25

Under the Sea

Let’s dive into summer and explore the wonders of the seas!
ages: 3-5
Tuesdays, May 2 and 9

Underpainting in Watercolor

Explore the two-stage process that pushes you to leave more whites, achieve darker darks and layer vibrant colors to achieve maximum brilliance.
ages: Adults
August 7-August 11

VINS Peeps: Anybody Home?

Let VINS and ArtisTree encourage your child’s vibrant curiosity.
ages: 4-6
July 31-August 4

VINS Peeps: Circles of Life

Join us as we partner with the Vermont Institute of Natural Science for this exploration of nature’s cycles through art and observation.
ages: 4-6
August 7-August 11

VINS Peeps: Curious Critters

Campers will have a blast learning about their favorite animals during this week of outdoor discovery.
ages: 4-6
July 31-August 4

VINS Peeps: Micro World

This VINS camp will take campers on a journey to unveil the amazing micro worlds of nature only visible through magnifying lenses.
ages: 4-6
July 17-July 21

VINS Peeps: Pomfret Pioneers

Join us as we partner with the Vermont Institute of Natural Science for this arts-and-science exploration of our local paths and trails.
ages: 4-6
July 17-July 21

VINS Peeps: Up in the Air!

Join us as we partner with the Vermont Institute of Natural Science to delve into the art and science of flight.
ages: 4-6
Three-day Workshop

Watercolor Workshop for Beginners: The Basics and Then Some!

Try the amazing medium of watercolor in this supportive, informative & fun class.
ages: Adults, 16+
Saturdays, February 11, March 11, April 8 and/or May 13

Winter Clay Workshop Series

Explore a different ceramics technique in each of these four workshops.
ages: Adults, 16+
Thursdays

Women Who Run with the Wolves

Explore the myths and stories of the wild woman archetype through discussion and creative expression.
ages: Adults, 16+
Wednesdays

Yoga with Phoebe

Let yoga guide you toward physical, mental, and spiritual health.
ages: Adults, 16+