Schedule of Classes at the Schuler School of Fine Arts

Academic Schedule


The academic year (Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.) is divided into two semesters of approximately 14 weeks each. The fall semester runs from the first Wednesday of October through January, with a mid-December holiday. The spring semester runs from early February to mid-May.

Part-Time Classes

The Young Artists Program

The Young Artists Program is for ages 13 18 and takes place on Saturdays from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Fundamentals of art are taught and included are live and video demonstrations by the Schuler School staff. There are 5 four week classes starting in early October and ending in late April.

Saturday Classes

Saturday Classes are open to adults 10:00 am - 1:00 pm. Classes cover drawing, painting, sculpture and watercolor in various subject matter. The class schedule runs concurrently with the Young Artists Program.

Landscape Painting Classes

Landscape Painting Classes are held on Tuesdays 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, and Wednesday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Any or all of the classes are available. The schedule follows the Full-Time schedule.

Open Figure Model Sessions

Open Thursday Figure sessions are available 7-10pm. Participants draw and paint from a nude model in a single pose. A $10 model fee is collected per session. Schedule follows full-time program, call 410-685-3568 for more details

Evening School

Evening school is one term (7-9 p.m.) from the first Wednesday of October to Easter break, approximately 22 weeks. Tuesday classes include drawing, still life oil painting, watercolor, and sculpture. Wednesday classes offer portrait painting in various media.

Summer School

Summer school is one term of six weeks, from late June to early August. Morning classes offer the option of landscape painting at several picturesque locations or studio classes (drawing, oil painting, sculpture). Portrait painting is taught every afternoon, as is still life painting and drawing.

The Student Exhibition

The Student Exhibition is held the first Sunday and Monday of June. A holiday show of works by students, faculty, and invited guests is presented the first Sunday in December.

Important Additional Information:

It is the policy of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design that no person shall be subject to discrimination in whatever relationship with the Association because of sex, race, color, creed, religion, or national origin.

As a private, nonaccredited school, no government financial assistance exists either for the school or for students. We do not participate in any government program, such as Pell Grants, federal student loans, or the deferred loan program.

Foreign students cannot expect to be issued student visas (I-20) based on acceptance to our school.

Because of the unique nature of the training, all students begin as freshmen regardless of their previous education or experience.

The Schuler School of Fine Arts reserves the right to change any curricular offering, policy governing students, or financial regulation whenever and as the requirements of the school demand.

For additional information, call, write, or visit our website at:

The Schuler School of Fine Arts
7 E. Lafayette Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21202
Telephone: (410) 685-3568



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