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Fostering participation and appreciation of the arts at the community level.

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North River Arts Members receive discounts on classes and workshops in addition to discounts at participating businesses.

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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!

Adult Classes

Adult Workshops

Youth Classes and Workshops

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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 

Festival of the Arts Poster Competition
Opening Reception: March 9, 6-8pm, Awards at 7:30PM
On Display March 11 - 26
Gallery Hours:
Mondays - Thursdays, 9am-1pm
Sundays, 11am-2pm

Satellite Galleries

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

Upcoming Exhibitions

G.A.R. Hall 

Focus on Figures
April 6 - May 2
Deadline for Entries - March 5 at Midnight

Satellite Galleries

"It's a Shore Thing" Tuesday Plein Air Painters
April 6 - May 2
Opening Reception: Thursday, April 11, 5:30-7:30pm
Dolphin Gallery at Hingham Public Library 

Adult Education

Upcoming Classes

Modern Painting with Nancy Colella
Tuesdays, March 19 - April 2, 3 sessions

Creating Expressive Art with Pastel with Jory Mason
Fridays, March 22 - May 3, 12-3pm, 6 sessions

Beginner/Intermediate Watercolor with Mary Callahan
Mondays, April 1 - May 6, 6 sessions

Learn from the Masters with Kelley MacDonald 
Thursdays, April 4 - May 2, 4 Sessions

From Pencils to Pigment: Portrait Drawing with Lauren Bass
Tuesdays, April 9 - May 21, 9:30am-12:30pm, 6 sessions

Intro to Block Printing with Rachel Nerger
Wednesdays, April 10 - 24, 3 Sessions 

Upcoming Workshops

Deepening A Journey Into Abstraction: The Landscape with Kelley MacDonald
2-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

Beginner Rug Hooking with Carol Smith
1-Day Workshop, Saturday, March 23, 11am-4pm

Make Your Own Beakie Workshop with Sally Dean and Michelle Chung Levesque
Sunday March 24 and Sunday April 14, 9am-11:30am

Painting the Figure with Diane Rappisi
2-Day Workshop, April 6 and April 7, 9am-4pm/daily

Figures, Forms and Faces: A Photography Workshop with Don Claude Eshun
1-Day Workshop Saturday, April 13, 9am-4pm

Drop-In Figure Drawing 
April 20, 12-3pm

Expand Your Creative Box with Karole Nicholson
1-Day Workshop, Saturday, April 24, 9am-4pm

Chasing the Light with Christine Bodnar
1-Day Workshop, Saturday, May 4, 9am-4pm

Red and Green make Blue! with Mary Moquin
1-Day Workshop, Saturday, May 11, 9am-4pm

Painting Cafes and Interiors with Eli Cedrone
2-Day Workshop, Saturday September 7 and Saturday September 8, 9am-4pm/daily 

Youth Education


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


February Vacation Art Workshop (Ages 6-8)
Thursday, February 22, 10am-12pm

MinniYogi & NRAS: Mindful Artists (Ages 3+)
Sunday, February 25, 10:30-11:30am

MinniYogi & NRAS: Mindful Artists (Ages 3+)
Sunday, March 17, 10:30-11:30am

Youth Puppet Making Workshop (Ages 8-11)
Tuesday, April 16, 10am-12pm

MinniYogi & NRAS: Mindful Artists (Ages 3+)
Sunday, April 28, 10:30-11:30am

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

781 837 8091

Office Hours
Mondays - Thursdays, 9am-1pm

North River Arts Society follows the Marshfield Public Schools holiday and cancellation policy.

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