Friday, May 31, 2019
10:30 am–12:30 pm
John, Bertram A. and Ronald M. Druker Family Pavilion (159A)

Please meet your instructors in the classroom by 10:15 am.

Ticket Required

Ages 3–5


Explore the galleries in search of textile art that will help us learn about patterns, colors, and techniques such as weaving, beading, and sewing.
Activity: Decorate a canvas tote bag using paint, beads, and mixed media.
Instructors: Kara Stokowski and Alanna Woodlock

Ages 6–8

The Wild Beasts of Painting

Fauvism is a term that means Wild Beasts. Can you imagine why these painters were called wild beasts? Take a closer look at paintings in the collection to find clues about what the artists who painted them were thinking about.
Activity: Create your own version of a fauvist painting using acrylic on canvas.
Instructors: Sarah Pollman and Molly Lamb

Ages 9–11

Mountains and Natural Landscapes

Discover some of the tricks artists use to create a variety of landscapes while taking a closer look at photographs taken by Ansel Adams and some of the paintings found in the Art of the Americas galleries.
Activity: Paint atmospheric perspective paintings on canvas
Instructor: Barrett Grizzard


Miniature Portraits

Take a closer look at 18th-century miniatures created by American artists such as John Singleton Copley.
Activity: Create small self-portrait paintings on masonite
Instructor: Gianna Stewart

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Past Dates and Times

Friday, May 31, 2019

Please meet your instructors in the classroom by 10:15 am.

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.