Ages 3–5

Hats and Crowns

Take a closer look at artwork featuring fabulous hats and decorated crowns while thinking about the types of people who wore them. 
Activity: Make your own crown using sparkles, feathers, ribbon, and silk flowers.
Instructors: Kara Stokowski and Alanna Woodlock


Ages 6–8

Power Posing

How can we tell if someone is important? Look for clues in artwork that tells us about status and power.
Activity: Create a self-portrait showing your power using mixed media on paper.
Instructors: Sarah Pollman and Molly Lamb


Ages 9–11

Images and Influence 

How do words and images shape our collective consciousness? Take a closer look at some of the printed postcards on view in “The Art of Influence: Propaganda Postcards from the Era of World Wars.”  
Activity: Create a linoleum print. 
Instructor: Barrett Grizzard


Teens

Cubism

Can a face be seen from all sides at once? Make observations on cubism and discover how a mask on view in Gallery 171 influenced Cubist artists such as Picasso and Braque. 
Activity: Make a Cubist collage using construction paper. 
Instructor: Gianna Stewart


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 noon on Monday.

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.