Plant your feet in Vermont this summer- on the wooden floors of the art studios and the grassy fields under star-lit skies. Summer Arts is a time for you to uncover new artistic ideas and to hone to your skills. It's a time to learn about yourself and be enriched by a diverse community of young artists and arts professionals.
The Putney School Summer Programs offer a full range of workshops for students age 14 to 17 in visual arts Photography, Sculpture, Drawing, Painting, Ceramics, Glass Arts, Fashion Design and Music and Performing Arts including Music Composition, Songwriting, Theater, and Dance. We also offer a Farm, Creative Writing and Culinary Arts program. We support focused, intensive, and active participation by students who work in a non-competitive environment. The students and staff who come to Putney each summer form a close-knit community, far removed from the urban environment. The diversity of our student body and staff brings a wealth of talent, thought, and background, enriching the experiences of all students.
Students select two disciplines to focus on, which they study through morning and afternoon workshops. These workshops are designed for all levels of experience, and focus on each student's individual interests and trajectory. All students benefit from professional instruction and create rich work for their creative portfolios.
The campus of The Putney School is situated on a beautiful hilltop in southern Vermont and encompasses a working farm which provides produce and dairy products served throughout the summer.