The classroom is one road of your journey. What you do outside the classroom is another.
The Hartford Art School’s student-led clubs, which are open to all students, include the Clay Club, Printmaking Club, and Sculpture Club, with activities ranging from workshops to artists talks to pop-up shops.
Whether you live on or off campus, your life as a Hartford Art School student will revolve around the studios, classrooms, and galleries in Taub Hall and the Renée Samuels Center. The facility is accessible 24/7, with few limitations.
Beyond the Art School, the University of Hartford experience is limitless with interesting people, clubs, cultural gatherings, and sporting events inviting you to step out of your comfort zone, because that’s what college is all about—defining your passion, discovering your strengths, and creating the crew that will get you through.
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Matt Dercole works on a giant clay piece for Clay Club.
The annual Clay Club holiday sale raises money for students to attend the National Clay Conference.
Clubs invite visiting artists to give exclusive workshops to Hartford Art School students.
Clubs like Just Creatives organize pop-up artist talks, exhibition opportunities & meetings for creatives all over campus.
We make it easy to get to the dozens of creative destinations around the greater Hartford area and nearby metropolitan areas, including New York and Boston.
All students residing on campus, including first-year students, have the option to bring a car or bike to campus by obtaining a permit through Public Safety.
Hartford thrives as a Limebike hub, supporting one of the most active bikeshare programs in the region.
The University of Hartford offers shuttle services both on and off campus for the convenience of students, the entire UHart community, and guests. Stops include Westfarms Mall, Bishops Corner, Blue Back Square, and Jerry's Artarama of West Hartford!
The University is also partnered with ZipCar. Zipcars are available on-demand and can be easily reserved and accessed 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Check out our ZipCars before you plan your trips to the vibrant destinations below.
Art Spaces Nearby
Artspace Hartford | Hartford, Connecticut
Charter Oak Cultural Center | Hartford, Connecticut
Five Points Gallery | Torrington, Connecticut
The Guggenheim Museum | New York, New York
Hillstead Museum | Farmington, Connecticut
Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MoCA) | North Adams, Massachusetts
The Metropolitan Museum of Art | New York, New York
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) | New York, New York
New Britain Museum of American Art | New Britain, Connecticut
Real Art Ways | Hartford, Connecticut
Wadsworth Atheneum | Hartford, Connecticut