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North River offers a variety of classes and workshops for adults and youth. With a wide range of media and levels, there is something for everyone!

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Office Hours:
Mondays - Thursdays 9am-1pm
G.A.R. Hall
157 Old Main Street Marshfield Hills, MA 02051
781 837 8091

Current Exhibitions

G.A.R. Hall 

Marshfield High Art
November 16 - December 29
Opening Reception Thursday, November 16

Satellite Galleries

Nourishing Light
by Donna Haig Friedman

September 30 - November 30
Horan Gallery at Ventress Memorial Library in Marshfield 

Tina Watson
December 1-January 5
Dolphin Gallery at Hingham Public Library

Upcoming Exhibitions

G.A.R. Hall 

Festival of the Arts Poster Competition
Dates TBD

Focus on Figures
April 6 - May 2
Entries available soon - sign up for email announcements to get notified

Satellite Galleries

Keith Conforti
January 5 - February 2
Dolphin Gallery at Hingham Public Library

Jack Haran & Students Show
January 6 - February 24
Opening Reception: Friday, January 12, 5:30-7:30PM
Horan Gallery at Ventress Memorial Library in Marshfield 

Kathryn Corcoran
February 24 - April 13
Opening Reception: Friday, March 1, 5:30-7:30PM
Horan Gallery at Ventress Memorial Library in Marshfield 

Adult Education


From Pencils to Pigments: Portrait Drawing with Lauren Bass
Mondays, January 8 - March 11, 9:30am-12:30pm, 8 sessions

Watercolor Simplified with Jack Haran
Tuesdays, January 9 - February 13, 9am-12pm, 6 sessions

Limited Palette Landscapes in Oil with Ann Musto
Wednesdays, January 10 - February 14, 6-8pm, 6 sessions

Working in a Series with Kelley MacDonald
Thursdays, January 11 - March 21, 9:30am-12:30pm, 10 sessions

Paint from the Heart with Page Railsback
Thursdays, January 11 - February 8, 1-4pm, 5 sessions

Starting Fresh - Making Your Oil Landscapes Stronger by Design with Tony Andrade
Fridays, January 12 - February 16, 10am-1pm, 6 sessions

Intro to Knitting with Kristen Evan
Sundays, January 14 - February 18, 4-6pm, 6 sessions

Beginner and Intermediate Watercolor with Mary Callahan
Mondays, January 22 - February 26, 1-4pm, 6 sessions

Intro to Painting with Acrylics with Dianne Legro
Mondays, January 22 - March 4, 5:30-8:30pm, 6 sessions

Writing Compelling Scenes with Justine Sullivan
Thursdays, January 25 - February 14, 6-8pm, 4 sessions

Bird Carving for Beginners with Kevin Dunn
Tuesdays, January 30 - March 5, 7-9pm, 6 sessions

Foundational Soft Pastels with Liz Haywood-Sullivan and Laurinda O'Connor
Saturdays, February 3 - February 24, 9am-12pm, 4 sessions


Open Studio
Wednesdays, Nov 29 - January 3, 9am-12pm, Drop-in

Best Practices: Supporting a Life in the Arts Full Series
4-Session Lecture/Workshop, January 14 - February 25. 1-3:30pm

Introduction to Water Soluble Oil Paints with Joan Appel
1-Day Workshops, Saturday, January 20, 9am-4pm

Abstract Collaged Portraits with Tracy Allegro
1-Day Workshop, Saturday, February 10, 9am-4pm

Deepening A Journey Into Abstraction: The Landscape with Kelley MacDonald
3-Day Workshop, Saturday March 2 and Sunday March 3, 10am-4pm/daily

Painting Water and Reflections in Pastel with Liz Haywood-Sullivan
3-Day Workshop, Friday March 8 - Sunday March 10, 9am-4pm/daily

Youth Education


Creative Canvas: Youth Painting Class with Allison Andrews
9-Weeks, Tuesdays, January 9 - March 12, 3:30-5pm

MinniYogi & NRAS: Mindful Artists 2 Sessions
Sunday, January 28 and February 4, 10:30am-11:30am

Winter Wednesday Early Release Day After School ArtCamp
10-Weeks, Wednesdays, Dec. 6 - Feb. 14, 1:30-3:30pm

Spring Wednesday Early Release Day After School ArtCamp
10-Weeks, Wednesdays, Mar. 6 - , 1:30-3:30pm


MinniYogi & NRAS: Mindful Artists Holiday Class
Sunday, December 10, 10:30am-11:45am, FREE 

Creative Canvas Workshop
Friday, December 29, 10am-12pm

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157 Old Main Street
Marshfield Hills, MA 02051
P.O. Box 307

781 837 8091

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Mondays - Thursdays, 9am-1pm

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