Calendar

Aug
13
Mon
Summer Workshop: Wassily Kandinsky – Mixed Media Collage
Aug 13 – Aug 19 all-day

Featured Project: Mixed Media Collage

Kandinsky used abstract shapes to paint the sounds he heard. You can create the effect of movement and space in a mixed-media collage by using watercolor, geometric and organic shapes, and marker. This will be a fun art exploration, and you’ll end up with a work of art to hang on your wall. $15pp

Aug
20
Mon
Summer Workshop: Corita Kent – Rainbow Art
Aug 20 – Aug 26 all-day

Featured Project: Rainbow Art

Corita Kent, known as “The Pop Art Nun” painted the rainbow swash on a gas tank off route 93. Some people see hidden faces in the design. See what you can do with a rainbow when you paint your swashes of color on a favorite box or canvas. $15pp plus surface

Aug
22
Wed
Tiny Tile Mosaics: Dragonfly Trinket Dish
Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Need a handmade gift for someone special? This is the perfect dish to leave on your night stand or kitchen sink to put your jewelry in! In this class you will have fun designing your own mosaic dragonfly and learn how to place and glue tile. A variety of different tile will be used including smooth recycled glass and ceramic tile. We will also discuss grouting techniques as grouting can not be done in class. We will provide you with a packet of grout to finish your mosaic at home once the adhesive has dried. Recommended age 8+

$40pp per class includes all materials. Bring a friend and buy two tickets for $75. Sign up in advance to take all 4 classes for $150pp. Each class is offered twice during the summer to fit your schedule.

Aug
23
Thu
Art Class – Love Is Hard Work
Aug 23 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Corita Kent’s pop-art style mixed text and images to convey simple messages about love and tolerance. Create your own message by using text and texture through gelli plate printing. You’ll make prints of letters and objects that can be layered and arranged to convey your own feelings about the world.

These classes are recommended for ages 8 and older; teens and adults are welcome. Reserve seats in advance by calling 781-646-2200.

Each class is $25 for a reserved seat.

 Sign up for all 10 sessions for a discounted price of $200.

Walk-Ins will be accepted as space permits and cost $30.

Aug
27
Mon
Summer Workshop: Jean-Michel Basquiat – Oil and Water
Aug 27 – Sep 2 all-day

 

Featured Project: Oil and Water

Basquiat was a graffiti artist whose bold scribbles and images explored social issues like poverty and segregation. Using printouts of poems, symbolic images, and textbook pages for inspiration, you’ll create a dramatic painting with oil pastels and watercolor. $15pp