Learn fundamental techniques in drawing, painting and printmaking through demonstrations, technical guidance and inspiration from the MFA Collection. Students explore innovative combinations of materials, color relationships, and composition to develop their own personal imagery.

Students are responsible for providing their own supplies. View the supply list here.

Course Number
MM5-F
Medium
Drawing
Painting
Printmaking
Number of Sessions
10

Ticket Information

Registration for February, April, and Summer vacation week classes ends at Noon the Friday before the class starts.

Before registering for classes, please review Program Information and Policies.

To order tickets by phone, call 1-800-440-6975 ($6 processing fee applies); no in-person ticket sales.

Ticketing Policies

Accessibility

Due to the building’s historic architecture, the third-floor classrooms, 305A, 305B, 305D and 305E, are not wheelchair-accessible and must be accessed by stairs. Please let us know in advance if the student has limited mobility; we can make accommodations, including relocating the class to an accessible space.

To inform the Studio Art Class program of any access needs, please e-mail artclasses@mfa.org or call our office at 617-369-3295.

About the Instructor

Karl Stephan holds a Masters in Art Education from the Tufts School of the Museum of Fine Arts. Expert in traditional and contemporary techniques of drawing and other two-dimensional media, Karl is a Medici Artist at Tufts and a well-regarded curator. In addition to his popular museum drawing classes for teens, Karl teaches privately in his Cambridge studio.

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