Ages 3–5

My Family
Explore the Museum’s galleries to find family portraits. What makes a family?
Activity: Draw family members and add them to your own family tree sculpture.
Instructor: Kara Stokowski

Ages 6–8

How Did This Stuff Get Into the Museum?
What is a curator? Learn about what they do and how they decide what to put in each of the Museum’s galleries while taking a closer look at some of the behind–the–scenes galleries.
Activity: Create your own diorama of a gallery, complete with miniature art, and choose which works of art to include on the walls.
Instructor: Sarah Pollman

Ages 9–11

Identity: Homes and Interiors
Explore the period rooms in the Museum while thinking about what makes a home.
Activity: Make a small “house” structure using sticky cardboard strips, colorful cellophane, and other mixed media.  
Instructor: Barrett Grizzard


Contemporary Craft
Discover how artists engage with and reinterpret traditional methods of design, craft, and art.
Activity: Create a contemporary embroidery design using embroidery floss, plain and patterned fabric, and felt.
Instructor: Philana Brown

For more information please visit the Home School page or e-mail

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.