July 1 – 28, 2023
Registration Opens November 2022

Putney Summer Arts offers unique summer workshops for teens, welcoming a diverse community of students to live and create on our beautiful hillside campus in southern Vermont.

Since 1987, The Putney School Summer Arts has provided students with the space, time, and opportunity to focus on furthering their artistic practice and education. Those who attend the Summer Arts join a community of young artists and arts educators and professionals where they can be their truest selves through their art in a collaborative environment and intentional community. 

Our Programs

Summer Workshops for Teens

Join our tight-knit community of young artists for our flagship summer program where you’ll find the space and support needed to fully immerse yourself in the craft of your choosing.

Summer Workshops for Adults

With a variety of workshops that appeal to adults of all ages, our arts intensive provide the guidance, time, and space you need to develop your individual work. Our programs also serve as a valuable professional development opportunity for teachers.

Not a Summer Camp, but an Immersion in the Arts

  • Janelle Faignant, Rutland Herald

“I learned a lot of techniques and about more materials. I have started making art a lot more and I will continue doing so!”

-Petra, summer ’20