We have a variety of teen classes. Many of our classes are on a rolling admission and some are drop-in to offer a bit of flexibility for busy lives.


NBAM, new bedford art museum

Dive into Photoshop
July 13, 20, 27, Aug. 3
COST: $90 Member/ $100 Non-Member

Wouldn’t your life be so much better if you could animate a cat flying through space on a slice of pizza? What if you could take that same cat and digitally collage its head on an MMA Fighter’s body? Learn how to be a digital wizard in our Intro to Photoshop: Digital collage, gifs, and composite imagery class and improve your digital art skills and probably your life! Students will learn the basics of composite imagery and digital collage as well as gif animations.

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Fees: $200.00 NM / 180.00 M

Need to sharpen your observational and drawing skills on human anatomy? We are offering clothed live model class with short and long poses.

These live “modest” model sessions offer open instruction to help you develop the techniques for drawing the human form. There are no requirements or prerequisites. An instructor is available to offer professional feedback on whatever level of skill you need.  Students need to bring their own supplies. We can supply drawing boards and easels.

Click here to download the materials list.

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Click here to download the 2017 TAIP Calendar.

Click here for the student application.

Click here for the Teacher Recommendation form.

This free program pairs Junior and Senior high school students with a professional artist in their studio. The opportunity to spend concentrated, in-depth time creating art with working artists provides motivated students with the chance to examine the life of a professional artist as they prepare themselves to apply for future study in a creative career. The program is supported, in part, by The Bristol County Savings Charitable Foundation Local Cultural Councils in Acushnet, Dartmouth, Mattapoisett, New Bedford, Westport,  Freetown Marion, Fairhaven and Rochester. Thanks for your support.

NBAM/ArtWorks! is seeking artist mentors for our Teen Artist Internship Program (TAIP)

We are looking for local artists who would enjoy the opportunity to share their studio space and mentor a young person with a passion for the arts.

Click here for more information on how to be a mentor

Click here to download the mentor application

 To register, call our Studio Education & Outreach Director, Deb Smook at 508-961-3072.

New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks! reaches out to the following communities and beyond to engage a diverse audience, offer exemplary educational programming and provide a vibrant center for the arts: New Bedford, Marion, Mattapoisett, Dartmouth, Westport, Rochester, Wareham, Acushnet, Freetown, Berkley, Swansea, Fall River, Middleborough, Bristol, Newport and Providence.