Ages 3–5

Patterns
Take a closer look at patterns in textiles and designs found in artwork throughout the Museum’s galleries.
Activity: Create your own patterns while weaving with ribbons.
Instructor: Kara Stokowski


Ages 6–8

How are Mosaics Made?
Discover what a mosaic is and how it’s made while taking a closer look at some of the mosaics on view in the Museum’s galleries.
Activity: Design and create a mosaic of your own using ceramic tiles.
Instructor: Sarah Pollman


Ages 9–11

Celebration and Ritual: Food and Spice
Explore images of food and spice found in paintings and sculptures in the Museum’s galleries. How do food and spice play a part in world travel?
Activity: Practice drawing a still life using charcoal and paper.
Instructor: Barrett Grizzard


Teens

Color Theory: Abstract Expressionism
Learn how artists have applied color theory to Abstract Expressionism.
Activity: Explore color field painting on unprimed canvas using the soak–stain technique with acrylics and natural dyes.
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.