A hub for experiential learning in northern New England.

Thousands of students from around the world come to Rockport, Maine each year for hands-on learning experiences that are hard to find anywhere else.

Tucked into our picturesque landscape are world-class schools like Maine Media Workshops + College, where students can learn photography and filmmaking from a master. Nearby, music lovers of all ages explore the rich variety of musical genres and language at Bay Chamber Concerts Music School. And just down the road, the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship offers intense, creative workshops on how to build, turn, carve, and finish fine furniture.

It is no coincidence that these institutions chose Rockport as their home. Their hands-on creative approach to teaching jives with a way of life you’ll find in the worn mountains, quiet harbor, and bustling neighborhoods here. Find out more about all of these institutions and the community they help to create. Take a leap and book a workshop.