Ages 3–5

Trees

Artists have been inspired by the ways that trees change through the season as well as the shape of their branches. Take a look at artwork inspired by trees from the Museum’s collections. 
Activity: Blown watercolor tree paintings with leaves and flowers.
Instructors: Kara Stokowski and Alanna Woodlock


Ages 6–8

Winged Giants: Real and Imaginary 

What kind of creatures are dragons? Look for examples of dragons found in the Museum’s collections and learn how they can be a symbol of good luck. 
Activity: Make a 3D model of a dragon using mixed-media.
Instructors: Sarah Pollman and Molly Lamb


Ages 9–11

What to Wear: Fashion Design

Take a closer look at fashion from different time periods and cultures. What can you tell about a person based on the clothes that they’re wearing? How are these styles similar or different from the ones we wear today? 
Activity: Altered t-shirt designs using scissors, fabric markers, fabric paint, and beads.
Instructor: Barrett Grizzard


Teens

Impressionism 

Learn about the evolution of Impressionism and why these artists were radical for their time by observing the works of Monet, Renoir, and Manet. 
Activity: Acrylic painting on canvas in the style of the Impressionists.
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.