Artful Adventures OFF-SITE PROGRAMS
Sample Off-Site Programs
Search for animals in paintings and sculptures from the Museum's collections.
Art Activity Suggestions: Clay, masks, painting, or puppets
Colors and Shapes
Discover how shapes and colors can be combined to create a masterpiece. Young children will learn about the three primary colors and discover how to create secondary colors.
Art Activity Suggestions: Collage or painting
Dragons, griffins, and sphinx! Explore artwork featuring animals and other creatures.
Art Activity Suggestions: Clay, masks, pendants, or puppets
Are masks just for holidays? Take a closer look at masks from around the world and then create your own!
Art Activity Suggestions: Paper or embossed foil masks
Stories in Art
There are interesting stories behind every work of art. Take a closer look, hear some of these stories, and create your own!
Art Activity Suggestions: Bookmaking, clay, collage, drawing, masks, painting, or puppets
The Art and Mysteries of Ancient Egypt
Unlock the mysteries of ancient Egypt and hear about daily life in this amazing civilization. Examine pictures and artifact examples to learn why and how Egyptians prepared for the afterlife.
Art Activity Suggestions: Clay, mummy masks, or pendants
Festivals and Events
Collage (indoor events only) Embossed foil pendants Masks Miniature drawings with charcoal, pencils, crayons, and markers (4"x6") Miniature paintings on canvas (4"x6") Printmaking (indoor events only) Puppets Sumi painting/ Chinese brush painting (scrolls) Watercolor Postcards (4"x6") Wire sculptures
Ages & Number of Children
Artful Adventures Off-Site ProgramsOff-site programs are suitable for children between 3-18 years. Visits may be scheduled with fewer than 10 participants, but we charge for a minimum of 10 per class, even if there are less. Groups with 60 or more participants can be accommodated with advance notice. We try to maintain a ratio of 1 Museum instructor for every 15 children.
Festivals & EventsWe require an estimate for the anticipated number of visitors to your event, but activities provided during festivals and events are suitable for children and families of all ages.
Artful Adventures Off-Site Programs
$8 per child - We charge for a minimum of 10 children per class.
Festivals & Events
$200 for up to 3 hours
Less than 10 Miles away: no charge 11-19 miles away: $25 per day 20+ miles away: $50 per day
online request form.Reservations are required at least two weeks in advance. Please fill out the
To cancel or change an existing reservation, please call 617-369-3303 at least 24 hours in advance.