We offer a variety of courses for people of all skill levels, so whether you're a master with a hand plane or have never heard of one in your life, there's a program that's right for you. Our summer classes this year focus on many different areas of craftsmanship: book arts, woodworking, carpentry, jewelry making, and musical instruments. Take a look at some of our short-term summer courses in Boston.
Commencement at North Bennet Street School is always full of smiling faces, proud families, and a strong sense of accomplishment. This year we welcomed 94 graduates into the alumni community. They come from a variety of backgrounds and hail from cities and towns around the world, representing one of the most diverse classes ever. Check out highlights from the day in video, photos, and more.
Nowell Gatica PT '10, PA '11, Chief Piano Technician for Steinway Hall Dallas, is also the lead piano technician for the quadrennial Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, one of the most illustrious piano competitions in the world. Nowell was featured in a Dallas Star-Telegram article about this year's Competition.
In a world of digital technology and prefabricated objects, traditional trades are often overlooked. But there's a resurgence on the horizon. Perhaps due to a need for stability in an ever-changing economic and social climate, or perhaps due to a widespread nostalgia for a simpler way of life—interest in traditional craftsmanship and vocational trades is growing.