General Information

Hours of Operation

Museum\Administrative Office Hours
Open by Appointment Only
School Operating Hours
Danforth Art School is open during class hours which vary by session. During intersessions, please call to make an appointment: 508.215.5116.
School staff are often assisting students and teachers so may not be able to answer your call but we will be sure to respond as soon as possible.
Winter Session: January 22 - March 23, 2019
Spring Session: April 22 - June 8, 2019

Holiday Hours

Danforth Art School will be closed on the following days:

Monday, November 19-Friday November 23
Monday, December 24-Tuesday, January 1, 2019
Monday, January 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Saturday, February 16 Presidents' Day weekend
Monday, February 18 Presidents' Day
Monday, April 15 Patriots' Day
Saturday, May 25 Memorial Day weekend
Monday, May 27 Memorial Day

The Museum

The Danforth Art Museum is currently closed and will reopen for an evening reception on April 13, 2019 in the Jonathan Maynard Building.

The Studio Art School

The Danforth Art School will be holding classes for the winter session at its permanent home at the Jonathan Maynard Building, 14 Vernon Street, right on the town center common. The school will be open by appointment only from November 26-January 22. Please call 508.215.5116.

Volunteer Opportunities

Creative, responsible and energetic high school and college students may apply for a Studio Art School Assistantship which provides leadership and educational experiences supporting our School Vacation Weeks and Summer Arts program.Applications are available here (PDF), and Spring deadlines apply.


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Masschusetts Office of Travel and Tourism Mass Cultural Council

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