Ages 3–5

Wearable Art 

Did you know the clothes we wear are art? Take a closer look at wearable art and textiles from around the Museum and learn how they are made. 
Activity: Print with foam to create a decal or patch on fabric. 
Instructors: Kara Stokowski and Alanna Woodlock


Ages 6–8

Wax Resist on Clay 

Learn how ceramic pottery is created and how artists apply designs to each piece. Search for clues while learning about some of the techniques artists used while taking a look at examples in the Museum’s collections. 
Activity: Create a no-fire wax-resist flower pot.
Instructors: Sarah Pollman and Molly Lamb


Ages 9–11

Hey, What’s in There? Containers

Take a closer look at some of the containers found in the Museum’s collections and follow clues to figure out their intended use. 
Activity: Sculpt a canopic jar out of clay.
Instructor: Barrett Grizzard


Teens

Games

Discover objects from the Museum’s collections that are associated with games from ancient cultures all over the world.
Activity: Create a game using paper, cardboard, scissors, model magic, and mixed media.
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.