The Museum of Fine Arts offers studio art classes taught by experienced educators who are also professional artists. Teens ages 12-17 are invited to question, explore, experiment, and solve problems as they create and interact with art. The Museum’s collections provide an unparalleled opportunity to study the processes of artists past and present from a variety of cultural perspectives. Class sizes are limited to a max of 12 students to ensure that students of all levels benefit from these experiences.

Prepare to Register for Studio Art Classes

Ensure you can log in to your account. Your user name is your e-mail address, and only you know your password, so get everything ready to go in advance. You’ll be able to reset your password should you need to or create a new account.

Review your benefits too: the member rate for kids and teen class tickets starts at the Friends and Family level. Not sure what level of membership you have? Check your level on Manage Membership, as well as upgrade or renew if you need to!

See Registering for Studio Art Classes for more detail—and happy art class shopping!
Season Ticket Availability
Winter 2023 Winter Classes
Spring 2023 Spring Classes
In-person classes on sale February 21
Online classes on sale March 14
Summer 2023 Summer Classes

Class Options

During the fall, winter, and spring, teen classes are held on weekends and meet once a week. Introduce yourself to the fundamentals of drawing, or work with a variety of materials to create your first canvas painting. Whether you are new to art or advanced in your skills and seeking a creative challenge, Studio Art Classes is a fun way to explore the medium, improve your technique, and meet other art enthusiasts!

During the summer, teen classes meet weekly either in-person or online and focus on subjects such as in drawing, painting, mixed media, and more. Classes are taught by experienced educators who are also professional artists. Please note that registration for summer classes ends at 12 pm the Friday before the class is scheduled to start.

Join a Studio Art Class in-person during February and April Vacation Week. These four-day intensives run Tuesday - Friday and explore subjects such as drawing, painting, and mixed media.

Classes are taught by experienced educators who are also professional artists. Students are invited to question, explore, experiment, and solve problems as they create and interact with art. The Museum’s collections provide an unparalleled opportunity to study the processes of artists past and present from a variety of cultural perspectives.

About Studio Art Classes

Our instructors are a group of experienced educators and professional artists coming from a variety of places and perspectives.

Learn more about our instructors

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Information and Policies

If you have questions or would like more information, please call the MFA Studio Art Classes staff at 617-369-3295 or e-mail us at artclasses@mfa.org.

For registration questions, you may also call the box office at 1-800-440-6975.

Frequently Asked Questions

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