Summer Art Classes 

For ages 5-8 and 9-12

August 6-10, 2018

New this year: Extended hours before and after classes, 8:30 am – 5:30 pm. See Additional fees below.

9 am – 12 noon

Down the Nile River for ages 5-8
Discover the secrets of the ancient Egyptians as you learn about mummies, hieroglyphs, pyramids, and more! You’ll create with clay, paint, collage, and other materials.

Get STEAMed! for ages 9-12
Blend art with science and technology for innovative results. We’ll explore patterns in math and nature, wind-powered moving sculptures, and more!

12:30 – 3:30 pm

Painting Palooza for ages 5-8
Sketch in the galleries, learn how to mix colors, and explore painting on paper, on pop-ups, and on three-dimensional shapes.

Drawing Figures and Faces for ages 9-12
Learn the basic proportions of the human figure and face, and practice drawing them realistically before we apply our new skills to cartoons.

General Information and Fee per Class

  • Each class is 5 days long, Monday-Friday.
  • You may sign up for one or two classes per child.
  • There is an additional fee for lunch supervision if the student is taking two classes (see below). 
  • $105 for Family-level Museum members; $125 for non-members

Additional Fees

  • Supervision during lunch between morning and afternoon classes: $15 for five days. (Students must provide their own lunch and snacks.) 
  • Early drop-off at 8:30 am: $15 for the week. Late pick-up at 5:30 pm: $60 for the week
  • If you wish to pick-up between 3:30 and 5:30, the fee is $3.00 per half-hour and must be scheduled at the same time for all five days.

To Register

On-line at, or download a registration form from our website, or call 978-345-4207 during our open hours.

For Adults

The Word Color in Watercolor Workshop for Beginners and Experienced Painters

Sunday, July 22, 2018
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Instructor: Carolyn Todd

Objective: To discover, build, and enhance a personal watercolor technique via exploration of:

  • Brush techniques to achieve different and new effects inspired by Sumi-E one brush painting (brushes and ink will be provided).
  • Color studies for building vivid color via observation of the color bias.
  • Painting techniques including negative painting, washes, and edges.
  • Engaging the viewer through light and shadow, the power of white, and composition.
  • Inspiration through Art History and the master watercolorists. 

Yoga (All levels)

Tuesdays, 6:30-7:45 p.m.
June 12 - August 28 (12 weeks)
Instructor: Melissa Magane

Reap the health benefits of yoga as you are guided through warm-up postures, yogic breathing, and relaxation. Instruction will be adapted for all levels of experience. Register here

$90M, $110NM, Drop-ins $14 per class payable in class.