Spring 2018 Classes and Workshops

Pre-registration is required for all adult and youth classes/workshops

M = FAM members’ price; NM = Non-member price

For Adults

Watercolor Surprises and Techniques (Beginners and Experienced)
Saturdays, March 31 – April 21 (4 weeks)
10:00 am - 1:00 p.m.
Instructor: Carolyn Todd

Discover and expand your visual awareness inspired by the challenges and unpredictable nature of watercolor media. The classes will include presentations and discussions regarding color pigment, painting history, and watercolor. All materials provided.

$195M, $215NM

Acrylic Painting (Beginning/Intermediate)
Wednesdays, April 11 – June 13 (8 weeks; No classes April 18 and 25) 
Instructor: Linda Malone

Begin or continue to learn how to mix colors, create depth, and depict light and shadow using water-based acrylic paints. $125M, $145NM

Yoga (All levels)
Tuesdays, 6:30-7:45 p.m.
April 3 – June 5 (10 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. $90M, $110NM, Drop-ins $14 per class payable in class.

For Youth – April Vacation Week

Each workshop is $18M, $22NM 

If you wish to enroll after the deadline, please call the Museum to make sure the workshop is running. You can register over the phone with a credit card. 978-345-4207

Tuesday, April 17, 10 am – 12 noon

Marbling Madness for ages 5-8
Instructor: Rebecca Duffy
Create beautiful, unique patterns with the ancient art of paper marbling. Apply your designs to paper, small boxes, and more!

Clay Monsters for ages 9-12
Instructor: Claire Higgins
Look at sculpture in the galleries, then create your own silly or scary monster.

Wednesday, April 18, 10 am – 12 noon

Building with Boxes for ages 5-8
Instructor: Rebecca Duffy
Construct a sculpture or tower with cardboard boxes and tubes, pipe cleaners, and recycled materials. Decorate it with paint., colored sticky paper, or tissue paper.

Painting BIG! for ages 9-12
Be inspired by American artist Georgia O’Keeffe, who painted large close-ups of flowers, to paint your own large close-up of a flower or leaf. Learn about color mixing and composition.


Sugar Ball: The American Game, the Dominican Dream
Thursday, March 29
6:30 pm

The Dominican Republic has produced more major league baseball players than any country apart from the United States. Dr. Alan Klein, author of Sugar Ball: The American Game, the Dominican Dream, discusses why this is so by tracing the introduction and development of baseball in the Dominican Republic. Klein's talk will focus on the players, the fans, the stadiums, and especially the Dominican baseball academies, detailing how Dominican players make it into the major league. FREE