Ages 3–5

Balance
How do you make something balance? Explore the galleries to find sculptures that balance.
Activity: Making sculptures that balance using recycled linoleum, wire, and wood pieces.
Instructor: Kara Stokowski


Ages 6–8

Ancient Egyptian Architecture: Building the Pyramids
Discover how ancient Egyptians created pyramids and other structures while exploring the Museum’s ancient Egyptian galleries.
Activity: Build a model of a pyramid using cardboard, glue and sand
Instructor: Sarah Pollman


Ages 9–11

Celebration and Ritual: Masks
Learn about masks and some of the different ways that they’re used while taking a closer look at some of the masks on view in the Museum’s galleries.
Activity: Create a mask using cardboard, oil pastels, recycled materials, and mixed media
Instructor: Barrett Grizzard


Teens

People and the Planet
Learn how some artists have depicted the complicated relationship between people and the planet.
Activity: Using the cyanotype photographic process, layer plastic bags, bottles, and other refuse to create a print on Sun Paper.
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.