Did you know sand is used to make cement, glass, and even paintings? Explore where sand comes from and how it is used in some of the artwork on view in the galleries.
Activity: Create colorful sand “paintings.”
Instructors: Kara Stokowski and Alanna Woodlock
Postcards from the Past
What are postcards and how are they made? Take a closer look at the postcards on view in “The Art of Influence: Propaganda Postcards from the Era of World Wars.”
Activity: Design and print a set of postcards using reductive printmaking techniques.
Instructors: Sarah Pollman and Molly Lamb
Art of the Portrait
What can you learn about the subject of a portrait through how they are represented? Study how portraits portray people and how portraiture conventions have changed through time.
Activity: Paint a distorted portrait.
Instructor: Barrett Grizzard
Do you recognize any designs from the flapper era in the fashion world or architecture today? Explore objects at the forefront of one of the most popular movements of the twentieth century.
Activity: Create an art deco-inspired design using sleek silver materials.
Instructor: Gianna Stewart
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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.