Ages 3–5

Dance!
Explore the Museum to find paintings and sculptures that show people dancing.
Activity: Make a dancing puppet with, colorful paper, brads and simple shapes.
Instructor: Kara Stokowski


Ages 6–8

Printmaking: Winter Animals that Live in the Snow
Take a closer look at the different examples of printmaking found in the Follow the North Star exhibition and discuss why these artists chose to make pictures of animals.
Activity: Draw a picture of your favorite animal and make a reductive print using foam, ink, and paper.
Instructor: Sarah Pollman


Ages 9–11

Fantastic Beasts
Search the Museum’s galleries to find a collection of hiding fantastic beasts.
Activity: Sculpt your own imaginary fantastic creature out of self-drying clay.
Instructor: Barrett Grizzard


Teens

Text Art 1: Early Writing
Explore the use of letters and icons in ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics, Japanese characters, and Mayan record keeping.
Activity: Generate your own symbol to communicate an idea pictographically. Carve a relief sculpture of your pictograph out of clay in the shape of a tile.
Instructor: Philana Brown


For more information please visit the Home School page or e-mail artfuladventures@mfa.org.


Ticket Information

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.