Thursday, August 15, 2019
6:30 pm–9:00 pm
John, Bertram A. and Ronald M. Druker Family Pavilion (Classroom 159)
Ticket Required
Add to Calendar 2019-08-15 18:30:00 2019-08-15 21:00:00 Sculpture with Friends: Classical Hand Casting Workshop 08/15/2019 - 18:30 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston America/New_York public

Begin the evening with a visit to the ancient Greek and Roman galleries, as the instructor introduces a selection of works featuring hands and feet and explains ancient casting methods of the Greeks, Romans, and the Benin Kingdom. In the second hour, the instructor introduces you to life casting in the studio. On our way to the studio, stop at Taste Café to pick up wine, coffee, or something cold to take with you to the art space next door. Use one hand to sip, as a mold sets around the other! Learn to mix and pour plaster while you lend a hand to a friend.

Supplies are provided.

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

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About the Instructor

Gianna Stewart is a Boston-based artist, with a growing interest in public art. She received her MFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston in 2014, and a BFA from Seton Hill University, Greensburg, PA.