The kids program is intended for ages 5–11 (classes grouped by age). Classes are taught by experienced educators who are professional artists.

Season Ticket Availability
Fall 2022 In-person classes on sale August 9
Online classes on sale August 16
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Winter 2023 In-person classes on sale November 29
Online classes on sale December 6
 
Spring 2023 In-person classes on sale February 21
Online classes on sale March 14
 

Class Options

The kids program is intended for ages 5–11. Classes are broken down into age appropriate groups with both online and in-person options. Classes meet once a week during the fall, winter, and spring. Students explore the Museum’s collection, then respond to what they have seen through drawing, painting, sculpture, collage, printmaking projects, and more.

Please call the Box Office at 1-800-440-6975 or Studio Art Classes at 617-369-3295 for more information.

Summer Studio Art Classes at the MFA consist of five-day, online and in-person classes that focus on a specific theme. Groups of 10-12 children (grouped by age 5-7, 6–8, 8–10, and 9–11) discover new places and cultures influenced by the collection; and draw, paint, sculpt, collage, print, and more. Themes include Time Travelers, Treasure Hunters, Natural Wonders and more! Please note that registration for summer classes ends at 12 pm the Friday before the class is scheduled to start.

During February and April Vacation Weeks, the MFA offers Tuesday–Friday Studio Art Classes for kids ages 5-11. Sessions focus on a specific theme with both online and in-person options. With small class sizes of 10-12 students, (grouped by ages 5-8 and 9-11) children discover new places and cultures; visit our galleries; and draw, paint, sculpt, and collage. Please note that registration for vacation week classes ends at 12 pm the Friday before the class is scheduled to start.

About Studio Art Classes

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

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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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