MFA Studio Art Classes for Teens ages 12-14 and 15-18

The Museum of Fine Arts offers studio art classes 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. Class sizes are limited to ensure that students of all levels benefit from these experiences. Classes are offered year round!

Winter 2014 Classes are now underway!

Spring 2014 Classes starting the end of March are on sale now.

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12-14 years   Saturday
15-18 years   Sunday
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Academic Year: Saturday and Sunday Classes

bookmarkDuring the fall, winter, and spring, teen classes are held on Saturdays or Sundays. Classes meet once a week for ten weeks or attend a one-day workshop. Introduce yourself to the fundamentals of drawing, or work with a variety of materials to create your first installation art. Practice various approaches to figure drawing or learn the basics in animation. Learn how material, form, and space define sculpture. 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!

Summer Weekly Teen Intensives

bookmarkThe Summer Teen Studio Intensives are four- and five-day intensives in drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, photography, fashion drawing and more. Each morning and afternoon course focuses on a specific art medium. Students may register for multiple weeks and both morning and afternoon sessions. Classes are taught by experienced educators who are also professional artists. Sign your child up for just the morning, just the afternoon or have them come for both morning and afternoon sessions! We also offer supervised lunch and late pickup options to extend your child's fun at the Museum. (Please note that all children 14 or younger must be accompanied by an adult 18 or older at all times within the Museum)

School Vacation Week Intensives

bookmarkThe School Vacation Week Classes are four-day intensives in drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, photography, fashion drawing and more. Classes run Tuesday-Friday of both February and April school vacation weeks, with each morning and afternoon course focusing on a specific art medium.

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.

Sign your child up for just the morning, just the afternoon or have them come for both morning and afternoon sessions! We also offer supervised lunch and late pickup options to extend your child's fun at the Museum. (Please note that all children 14 or younger must be accompanied by an adult 18 or older at all times within the Museum)

About the Instructors

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

To learn more, check out their individual bios HERE

Information and Policies

bookmarkHave questions about things like ticketing, snow days or parking?

Take a look at our information and policies section here

Courses at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA)

bookmarkStudents seeking more intensive courses or wishing to prepare a portfolio for art college admission may also wish to explore youth programming across the road at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts

Questions about SMFA classes? Contact them directly at 617-369-3644

Contact Us

bookmarkIf 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.

Summer 2014 Teen Classes

Planning for Summer? Click here for more information about our Summer Teen Classes, on sale now

FAQ

Questions about things like ticketing policies or parking?

Take a look ar our information and policies page