Studio Art Classes

Exploring the Natural World through Art

Monday, October 3–Monday, December 12, 2022
2:00 pm–4:30 pm
Education Dept Art Studio (Classroom 305E)
Ticket Required

Sketch and gather natural materials and subjects outside and in the galleries. Back in the studio, explore these sketches and objects with a variety of media including pencil, pen, watercolor, colored pencils, crayons and others including found and home made non-toxic ecological media. Observe and connect with the natural world through the art-making process.

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

Occurring every Monday except 10/10

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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


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 or call our office at 617-369-3295.

About the Instructor

Rebecca Arnoldi’s art explores biological forms and ecological connections. She received an MS in Environmental Education and an MFA in painting. Her art has been exhibited in galleries and museums around the Greater Boston area, New York City, Cape Cod, and Israel. Rebecca has led art and nature adventures with Harvard University, the National Park Service, Mass Audubon, and other institutions. She is happy to be part of the wonderful team at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and facilitate an exploration of the natural world through art.