Ages 3–5

Abstract Paintings

Take a closer look at a variety of abstract paintings in the Museum. How do they make you feel? 
Activity: Create watercolor resist paintings on canvas.
Instructors: Kara Stokowski and Alanna Woodlock


Ages 6–8

Creating Colors

Explore the galleries in search of abstract art and discover how artists combine colors to convey feelings and showcase their ideas. 
Activity: Create a color field painting using acrylic paint on canvas.
Instructors: Sarah Pollman and Molly Lamb


Ages 9–11

Shoe Design

Discover the Museum’s shoe collection ranging from Native American hand-beaded moccasins to contemporary benches that are shaped like shoes with high heels. 
Activity: Create, sew, and decorate your own inventive shoe using cardboard, felt, and colorful embellishments. 
Instructor: Barrett Grizzard


Teens

Making Modern

Explore “Making Modern” to learn about the overlapping lives of these 20th-century painters.
Activity: Acrylic painting on canvas
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.