For general inquiries and class information contact the main office below. For all other inquiries, please view our full list of staff contacts.

Contact Information

[email protected]


61 Washington Park
Newton, MA 02460

Main Office Hours

The building is currently closed to all students and staff. The New Art staff are working remotely and can answer emails from Monday – Friday, 9AM to 5PM.

Monday – Friday
9 AM – 5 PM


The New Art Center has a small parking lot for students and visitors. Please note, the parking lot is one way and accessed from Madison Avenue.

Alternatively there is free 3-hour street parking on Washington Park or free street parking after 9:30 AM on Madison Avenue.


Driving: The New Art Center is accessible via the Mass Pike and Route 128

Public Transportation: The nearest T stop is the Newton Highlands stop on the Green Line (D). You may transfer to the #59 bus and exit at Walnut Street and Washington Park. Alternatively, take the #553, #554, or #556 bus from downtown Boston and exit at the Walnut/Washington Street corner. Contact the MBTA for schedules and fare information.

Holiday Closings

The New Art Center and galleries are closed on the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, Memorial Day Weekend, July 4th, and Thanksgiving Weekend.

Weather Closings

Closings and delays due to inclement weather will be posted on the homepage of this website. The New Art Center generally follows the Newton Public Schools for closures. For delays, and for evening and weekend classes, please check this website, or call for information. If needed, there will be one make-up class per term to be held the week after the term ends. (No refunds for weather-related closings.)