Applied Art & Design connects the practice of art, design and craft with environmental responsibility. We build objects that address human and cultural needs with a sustainable vision. Courses provide challenges tailored to meet individual student interests, allowing them to discover design solutions that are attractive, functional and self-expressive. Applied Art & Design stresses the use of hands-on tools while insisting on the cultivation of the mind.
Kimball Union Academy’s well-equipped, spacious pottery studio is flooded with natural light - a perfect invitation for students to discover the joy of working with clay. Students learn both hand-building and wheel-throwing skills while developing a feel and eye for a refined ceramic product.

Personal expression is developed through the making of wooden objects and furniture - where physical learning is valued. Our courses invite, "make it" and learn how to put things together, while encouraging experimenting on the development of one’s ideas into working designs. Learning respect for tools, how to listen to materials and mastery of techniques is how we build a foundation for working with wood.

Arts Events Calendar

List of 5 events.

  • Abraham.In.Motion

    Dearest Home, Kyle Abraham's latest work, at the HOP, Dartmouth College. Van leaves the circle at 7:15. Sign up sheets are outside the bandroom.
    Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College
  • A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen

    A Northern Stage Production
    Bus departs the circle at 6:45 for a 7:30 curtain.
    Northern Stage, White River Junction
  • Emerson String Quartet

    Emerson String Quartet returns to Dartmouth to play Beethoven, Mozart and Turnage. Van departs circle at 7:15. Sign ups are outside the band room.
    Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College
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  • It's Criminal, a film by Signe Taylor

    Signe Taylor will show It's Criminal, a film about Dartmouth students collaborating to make a play with inmates at a wormen's correctional facliltiy. Ms. Taylor will stay after the viewing to talk with the Arts Scholars about the process of making the film.
    6:30 pm in Hayes Audotirum
    Hayes Auditorium
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  • KUAid

    Annual KUAid, featuring our jazz and rock ensembles. Show begins at 7:00 pm in the Campus Center.
    Campus Center
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Founded in 1813, Kimball Union Academy is one of the oldest private boarding high schools in New Hampshire and the country. KUA offers the best of the traditional New England Boarding School experience to a diverse group of day and boarding students from across the country and around the world. Located in Meriden, New Hampshire in the heart of the Upper Valley, Kimball Union is minutes from Dartmouth College and has direct access to Boston and New York. Terms of Use and Privacy Policy