Ages 3–5

Exploring the Color Wheel
What colors are on the color wheel? Discover some of the ways that artists have used colors to make paintings and sculptures on view in the Museum’s galleries.
Activity: Shaving cream paper marbling
Instructor: Kara Stokowski


Ages 6–8

Designing in Red and Black: Greek Amphorae
Take a closer look at Greek Amphorae in the Museum’s collections while learning what they are, what they represent, and how they were made.
Activity: Create your own sgraffito tile by rolling out slabs of terracotta clay, and using black paint and carving techniques to create designs inspired by the art seen on the tour.
Instructor: Sarah Pollman


Ages 9–11

Celebration and Ritual: Ancient Ceremonies and Rituals
Learn how some of the ancient traditions connect to things that we still do today while taking a look at some of the Museum’s most ornate objects from ancient times.  
Activity: Make a “power figure” using clay, metal, wire, and decorative embellishments.
Instructor: Barrett Grizzard


Teens

Revelry
Learn how moments of celebration are aided by art objects and depicted in works of art.
Activity: Have fun making art together while playing telephone pictionary!
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.