In the News
HRMM Launches Fund Drive for YouthBoat Program
Riverport Wooden Boat School Sets Sail This Summer With Various Courses Daily Freeman, 5/14/16
Riverport Wooden Boat School Opens on Kingston Waterfront Hudson Valley Magazine March, 2016
Sign up for Classes at Kingston's Riverport Wooden Boat School Hudson Valley Almanac Weekly 2/14/16
Hudson River Maritime Museum's New Boat Building School in Kingston Ready to Offer First Classes Daily Freeman 1/26/16
Restoring a Hudson River Crusader, Plank by Plank New York Times 12/13/15
Winter Home Port for Wooden Vessels Daily Freeman 12/10/15
Clearwater: Floating the People's Boat Chronogram, 12/1/15
Building on Tradition Boating on the Hudson, November 2015
The Woody Guthrie Arrives in Kingston Daily Freeman, 8/25/15
Ferry sloop to undergo restoration in Kingston Daily Freeman 8/24/15
The Riverport Wooden Boat School needs volunteers for the 2016 season!
We are looking for education volunteers to help mentor teens in our youth programs and workshops and to assist instructors with adult programs.
Winter Adult Classes
Intro to Drawing - FEBRUARY 21. If you can write, you can draw! Perfect for beginners, this class teaches the basics of drawing. Take the plunge and join instructor Cynthia Frary for a fun, no pressure drawing adventure and go home with new skills! This class takes place Tuesdays from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM until March 28. Register online.
Intro to Painting - FEBRUARY 21. Like to draw? Learn to paint! This watercolor course is designed for students who have completed the “Intro to Drawing” course or those who have some drawing experience. Learn watercolor techniques and develop your own unique style. This class takes places Tuesdays from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM until March 28. Register online.
Old World Carving - APRIL 1. Join classically-trained Master Carver Georgette Kadgen and RWBS Lead Instructor Andrew Willner in this exclusive carving class. Students will learn classical and marine carving as Kadgen and Willner guide them in individualized projects. Saturdays, 9 am to 5 pm, until Saturday, April 22. Register now.
Canoe Paddle Carving - APRIL 29 & 30. Carve your own canoe paddle! From the shape of the paddle blade, to its length, to the shape of the handle, the paddle you create will be made for you by you. Saturday & Sunday, 9 am to 4 pm. Register now.