Thursday, April 2–Thursday, June 11, 2020
6:30 pm–9:00 pm
Education Dept Art Studio (Classroom 305B)

Occurs every Thursday except Apr 23

Ticket Required
Add to Calendar 2020-04-02 18:30:00 2020-04-02 21:00:00 Drawing and Painting Intensive 04/02/2020 10:15 am Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston America/New_York public

Explore drawing and painting and get one-on-one instruction as your work progresses. Each week we introduce new ideas and artists to consider in relation to your work. Oil, acrylic, graphite, oil pastels, and collage mediums are welcome as are other means of making marks and pictures. Look at and draw from the current exhibitions in the MFA. Work on pieces that interest you from abstraction, realism, nature/landscape, portraiture and others, focusing on composition, color theory, perspective, and art history.

Students are responsible for providing their own supplies. View the supply list here.


Course Number
Painting: Acrylic
Painting: Oil
Number of Sessions

Ticket Information

Registration for February, April, and Summer vacation week classes ends at Noon the Friday before the class starts.

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

To order tickets by phone, call 1-800-440-6975 ($6 processing fee applies); to order in person, visit any MFA ticket desk.

Ticketing Policies


Due to the building’s historic architecture, the third-floor classrooms, 305A, 305B, 305D and 305E, are not wheelchair-accessible and must be accessed by stairs. Please let us know in advance if the student has limited mobility; we can make accommodations, including relocating the class to an accessible space.

To inform the Studio Art Class program of any access needs, please e-mail or call our office at 617-369-3295.

About the Instructor

Nancy Hart is a painter who incorporates the expanded field of drawing and installation in her studio work. She has an MFA from the Art Institute of Boston / Lesley University of Art and Design and a BFA in painting from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts. She has also studied at Radcliffe Seminars, the DeCordova Museum, Zee Mays Printing, Harvard Extension School, and Massachusetts College of Art. In the fall of 2018, Hart was an artist in residence at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum re/enacting Lee Ming Wei’s “Mending Project.” Hart is a member of Gallery 263 in Cambridge, an ambassador for Lesley University, a portfolio reviewer for the College Art Association, as well as an academic advisor at SUNY New Paltz, NY. Hart teaches art courses at Maud Morgan Visual Art and Beaver Country Day School, and ESL at Brookline Adult Education.