Welcome to the MFA!
Explore how art is made and how museums collect and display it while taking a look at some of the art on view in the Museum’s galleries.
Activity: Design a brochure for your own art museum using paper, drawing, and collage materials.
Instructor: Kara Stokowski
Discover what happens when artists use everyday materials in unexpected ways.
Activity: Learn how to make collographs—an additive printmaking technique that transforms everyday objects into beautiful masterpieces.
Instructor: Sarah Pollman
Look at the world through an artist’s eyes! It is often said that learning to draw is learning to see. Learn the essential skill of observation, which forms the basis of artmaking. Practice using a viewfinder and learn some drawing and shading techniques.
Activity: Charcoal drawing on toned paper with chalk pastels
Instructor: Gianna Stewart
Discover how artists use one color to assemble multiple forms.
Activity: Create a monochromatic sculpture using wood, hot glue, and one color of paint.
Instructor: Philana Brown
Tickets must be purchased in advance, and are only available for sale online. Tickets for the current week’s class are only available for sale until 11:59 pm on Sunday.
We regret that there is no make-up, refund, or rescheduling for classes missed by a child, even those due to inclement weather. Refunds are given only if the class is cancelled by the MFA.