Drawing exclusively in the galleries, learn the basic drawing elements—line, texture, shading, and composition—and explore a variety of media. Objects from our Collections serve as reference and inspiration. This class takes a short lunch break together.


Ticket Information

Before registering for classes, please review Program Information and Policies.

To order tickets by phone, call 1-800-440-6975; to order in person, visit any MFA ticket desk.

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About the Instructor

Paula Pitman Brown has taught teens and adults painting, drawing, and sculpture for 36 years at schools and instututions such as Chelmford High School, Waltham Public Schools, Decordova Art Museum School, and the Multicultural Art Camp. Brown graduated with distinction from Massachusetts College of Art, with a BFA in Painting and Art History, and also received the Massachusetts Teacher Certification for grades K-12 from Suffolk University and Boston State College. She is consistently creating her artwork of storytelling allegories that are inspired from personal ideas and art history. She has shown her work mostly around the New England area.