Ages 3-5

Patterns
Take a closer look at patterns in textiles and designs found in artwork throughout the Museum’s galleries.
Activity: Create your own miniature tapestry by weaving with paper and ribbons.
Instructor: Kara Stokowski


Ages 6-8

The Night Sky: Constellations and Connections
What can we learn from the night sky? Discover how the night sky has provided information and inspiration for artists while looking at artwork in the Museum’s collections.
Activity: Make a painting of the night sky using watercolor, crayons, and salt.
Instructor: Sarah Pollman


Ages 9-11

Feathers
Discover how feathers have been used in art from different cultures and time periods while thinking about why they might have been used and what they signify.
Activity: Create a feathery sculpture using a model magic form and feathers.
Instructor: Gianna Stewart


Teens

Close Look: Seeking Stillness
Explore how art can become an introspective and meditative process while taking a closer look at the “Seeking Stillness” exhibition.
Activity: Experiment with meditative mark-making using watercolors in a variety of cool colors on watercolor paper.
Instructor: Philana Brown


For more information please visit the Home School page or e-mail artfuladventures@mfa.org.


Ticket Information

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.