Explore some of the period rooms in the Museum while thinking about what each space might have been used for and who might have lived in each one.
Activity: Sketching in the galleries and creating a room diorama with mixed media elements.
Instructor: Kara Stokowski
Raven Stole the Moon and Other Important Birds
Learn the story of the raven and the moon while taking a closer look at this and other birds found in the Museum’s collections that have important stories behind them.
Activity: Create a bird using model magic and feathers and add it to a diorama depicting where it lives.
Instructor: Sarah Pollman
The Ancient Greeks sculpted vessels on a wheel and were masters at depicting the stories of their gods and goddesses using a black on red or red on black painting technique on the
surface. Take a closer look at some of these vessels to discover stories and how images are both drawn into the surface and shown through contrasting colors.
Activity: Create a black-on-red narrative vessel using red clay, paper, and clay tools.
Instructor: Gianna Stewart
Discover how animals are used as symbols throughout art history.
Activity: Create small animal sculptures out of multi-colored polymer clay.
Instructor: Philana Brown
Tickets must be purchased in advance, and are only available for sale online. Tickets for the current week’s class are only available for sale until 11:59 pm on Sunday.
We regret that there is no make-up, refund, or rescheduling for classes missed by a child, even those due to inclement weather. Refunds are given only if the class is cancelled by the MFA.