Classes & Workshops

Classes, Workshops & Demos

Catherine Carter

By Catherine Carter

Drawing, 5-Week Session

Beginning November 19, 9 AM–12 PM 
Instructor: Catherine Carter, MFA
Session Fee: $65
Drop-in Fee: $20
New students welcome.


At the first class meeting, we will discuss possible subject matter and art supplies for the upcoming weeks. On the first day, please bring 11 x 14 white paper, HB drawing pencil, ebony pencil and eraser. All skill levels welcome. Send an email to for more information. Please sign up early to ensure the class can run.

For more information on Catherine Carter, please see her website at

Weekly Classes

Open Studio Painting with Instructor

9 am to 12 pm
Various Instructors

Location: Westport Art Group, 1740 Main Road, Westport, MA

$15 per class drop-in; $10 per class if paid by the month.

All skill levels. All media. New students welcome. First class free to try, then membership is required. Drop-ins welcome, so come any Thursday. 

For questions, contact Barbara Healy at

Life Drawing Open Studio2degas2

Fridays, 9:15 am -12:15 pm
$15 per class drop-in; $10 per class if paid monthly.
Studio Monitor: Barbara Diane Barry

Every week a live model, nude and clothed, will be available for members to sketch, draw or paint.  Each session is three hours in length; beginning with quick 3-minute sketches to longer 20-minute poses, ending with a one-hour study. For questions, contact Barbara Diane Barry at (201) 675-0256, or email

New students welcome. First class free to try, then membership is required.

WAG Poetry Group – Monthly

Monthly meetings on Thursday afternoons, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm. Contact Peter Lenrow for upcoming dates at

WAG offers make up classes only when the cancellation is the fault of WAG or in the case of inclement weather caused by hazardous driving conditions. If the Westport schools are closed due to bad weather, WAG is closed.  Course fees cannot be pro rated for missed classes. 

Prior Classes, Workshops & Demos – Thank you for attending!

Woodcut – A Brief History and Demonstration using the White Line Technique

By Susan Patterson
Wednesday November 14, 6:30pm at Westport Art Group, 1740 Main Road, Westport Point

The woodcut is a popular form of printmaking and has a rich and colorful history. Susan Patterson is a painter and a printmaker. She has exhibited her work in Massachusetts and Rhode Island for over seventeen years. She studied at the MFA in Boston, and is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design. She an artist member of the Providence Art Club, the Art League of Rhode Island, and the Westport Art Group.

The demo is free, but please RSVP at or by calling 508-636-2114.