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Monday, June 28–Friday, July 2, 2021
9:00 am–4:00 pm
Education Dept Art Studio (Classroom 305B)
Members
$504.00
Nonmembers
$594.00
Ticket Required
Add to Calendar 2021-06-28 09:00:00 2021-06-28 16:00:00 Take Action, Jackson!, Ages 9-11 06/28/2021 9:00 AM Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston tickets@mfa.org America/New_York public

Be inspired by artistic movements such as abstract expressionism and get physical with materials! Loosen up with action-inspired gestural art and move beyond splatter paintings of Jackson Pollock to learn about the key roles artists such as Joan Mitchell played in the movement. Roll up your sleeves to appreciate the wonders of spontaneous mark making and color relationships!

Please provide a nut-free lunch, snacks, utensils, water bottle, extra masks, smock and picnic blanket.

Course Number
SC10
Number of Sessions
5
Age
9–11

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); no in-person ticket sales.

Ticketing Policies

Accessibility

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 artclasses@mfa.org or call our office at 617-369-3295.

About the Instructor

Joe Carrigg has a Massachusetts Teacher’s License for Grades K-12, received an Art Teaching Certificate from Massachusetts College of Art and Design (2009), and earned a BFA in Painting from Boston University (1985). He attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Skowhegan, ME (1983) and has traveled to study artwork in France, Lichtenstein, Italy, England, and Ireland. For twenty-three years, Carrigg drafted, designed, etched, and sandblast carved monuments for his family’s business, Thomas Carrigg & Son Monuments. Many of his artful works are in private collections, while his drawings, prints, and paintings have been shown in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Vermont. He also teaches at the Brookline Arts Center and at the John D. Philbrick Public School in Roslindale.