Studio Art Classes

The Expressive Potential of Color

Wednesday, March 29–Wednesday, June 7, 2023
10:30 am–1:00 pm
Classroom 305D
Ticket Required

Occurring every Wednesday except 4/19


Explore the expressive possibilities and practical uses of color through classroom demonstrations and technical guidance in drawing, painting, mixed media, and collage. Gain a deeper working understanding of traditional, contemporary, and experimental color theory while developing a personal visual language inspired by the MFA’s collection.

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

Occurring every Wednesday except 4/19

Course Number
Mixed Media
All Levels
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); no in-person ticket sales.

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

Karl Stephan holds a Masters in Art Education from the Tufts School of the Museum of Fine Arts. Expert in traditional and contemporary techniques of drawing and other two-dimensional media, Karl is a Medici Artist at Tufts and a well-regarded curator. In addition to his popular museum drawing classes for teens, Karl teaches privately in his Cambridge studio.