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Bucks County Classical Arts Center


1 Riverstone Cir, New Hope, PA, United States

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Art lessons in old master drawing and painting techniques for all levels. Bucks County Classical Arts Center is a 501c3 recognized non-profit art hub started by atelier trained artist John Murdoch. Their mission is to pass these techniques to the next generation of artists. See their student work and enroll today! Bucks County Classical Arts Center also hosts drop in sessions for portait painting and quick sketch from live models.

"The original atelier program and school has evolved into a non-profit arts center so we could enlist the help of the public and bring this fantastic lineage to a greater number of people," says founder John Murdoch, "a place where like-minded people come to work, learn, improve, get inspired by each other, and have a really good time doing it."

The Center is in the heart of historic New Hope about an hour outside Philadelphia and New York City and near Princeton, NJ. The program is rigorous, the atmosphere friendly and supportive, and the location is perfectly situated to carry on the great tradition of Bucks County Artists.

For information about upcoming evening and weekend programs and other special events, or for more detail, about the studio (including examples of our work) please visit


Bucks County Classical Arts Center, Classes located at:  
St. Martin of Tours Church, School Room 205, 1 Riverstone Circle, New Hope, PA 18938.

There is free parking, and the class is handicapped accessible.

Founded 2012
Course languages English
Part-Time Instructors 1
Full-Time Instructors 1
Students 50
Accommodation No

Part time: USD 4500 / year


Bucks County Classical Arts Center

1 Riverstone Cir

New Hope, PA, United States

Drawing of Robert by John Murdoch

Emily by John Murdoch

Freddy by John Murdoch

Jessica by John Murdoch

Oil Study of Dan by John Murdoch

Oil Study of Steve by John Murdoch

The Awakening

Students working by John Murdoch

Bargue Plate of Torso by Susan Van Atta

Painting of a Sphere by Tom Duane

Ribbon, Fruit, and Walnuts by Lisa Kennedy