Explore the MFA with your children! Search for objects and images—from dogs and trees to dragons to arms and armor—to learn interesting facts and get ideas for art-making activities. Each activity focuses on a specific theme, linking intriguing objects from many cultures. Download these self-guided activity sheets or pick up a copy at the Sharf Visitor Center when you visit the Museum. Recommended for all ages.

Arms and Armor (PDF)
Birds (PDF)
Bugs (English) (PDF)
Bugs (Spanish) (PDF)
Chocolate (English) (PDF)
Chocolate (Spanish) (PDF)
Dogs (PDF)
Horses (PDF)
Line (PDF)
Powerful Figures (PDF)
Writing (PDF)


Made possible by Arthur R. Hilsinger and Barbara J. Janson.