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    Drop Into Art: Past and Present

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    February 1, 2015

    Explore stories and traditions from past and present day while discovering Native American art and objects. Make a silhouette collage or found object sculpture in our studios. In the galleries, join us for Tons of Traditions Story Time, Eye Spy, and a Make-Your-Own Mini Beaded Bag craft.

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    February Vacation Week Workshops (Teens- Grades 9-12)

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    February 18 - February 20, 2015

    February 18, 2015
    February 20, 2015
    Danforth Art offers 1-day school vacation week art workshops in drawing especially for teens in grades 9-12. Advance registration is required. Learn...more

    February Vacation Week Art Explorers at The Umbrella

    Presented by Emerson Umbrella Center for the Arts at Emerson Umbrella Center for the Arts, Concord

    February 17 - February 20, 2015

     It might still be cold outside in February, but here inside The Umbrella Community Arts Center, we are warmed up with creative sparks! This year for February vacation week students will...more

    JCC Kid's Choice February School Vacation Program

    Presented by Leventhal-Sidman JCC at Leventhal-Sidman JCC, Newton

    February 16 - February 20, 2015

    From sports and swimming to arts, dance, cooking and rock climbing, kids have their choice of activities at the JCC Kid's Choice February Vacation Program. Held at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC...more

    Family Discovery Days: February School Vacation Week

    Presented by Fruitlands Museum at Fruitlands Museum, Harvard

    February 16 - February 20, 2015

     Meet us down the hill at the Wayside Visitors Center for a week-long exploration of Fruitlands Museum and its collections! Each day will feature a different theme connected to an object on...more

    Kids Making a Difference

    Presented by The Mary Baker Eddy Library and at Mary Baker Eddy Library, Boston

    February 17 - February 20, 2015

    Learn how you can make a meaningful difference in someone else’s life—and have fun, too!

    Join the Library staff, along with kids from the ...more

    Weld A Critter Workshop

    Presented by Stonybrook Fine Arts at Stonybrook Fine Arts, Boston

    January 11 - February 22, 2015

    Weld A Critter Workshop, 10-6PM, SUN, (1/18, 2/8, 2/22)

    This 4 hour mini-course in MIG welding allows each student to complete a welded “critter.” This workshop will cover...more

    The Great Burlesque Exposition 2015

    Presented by Boston Babydolls Burlesque

    February 20 - February 22, 2015

    The ninth annual Great Burlesque Exposition is a full weekend of the uniquely American art of burlesque. Whether you're a fan or a professional fan dancer, you'll find something to enjoy...more

    Figure Painting Workshop (Adults)

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    February 28, 2015

    Don’t miss this opportunity to work from a model in a beautifully staged setting with attention to lighting, pattern and color. Bring your lunch, your favorite drawing materials or paints...more

    Fiber Arts Day at the Egleston Farmer's Market

    Presented by Egleston Farmer's Market

    February 28, 2015

     Fiber Arts Day at the Egleston Farmer's Market!

    Where: 29 Germania St, Jamaica Plain

    When: 11am-2pm

    Food + Fiber = FUN! Organized by JP Knit & Stitch and...more

    Ladies Night Out Workshop (Adults)

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    March 6, 2015

    Enjoy a night out with the ladies. Bring a beverage; we’ll provide the fun. Explore your imaginative side while creating ceramic bowls, mugs or containers. Learn a different handbuilding...more

    Watercolor Basics: Color Mixing Workshop (Adults)

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    March 6, 2015

    When do you use which brush? What paints should you use? What are washes, how do you apply them, how much paint do you use? How can you make that color? Students will practice as the instructor...more

    Intro to Stick Welding

    Presented by Stonybrook Fine Arts at Stonybrook Fine Arts, Boston

    January 24 - March 7, 2015

    Stonybrook Fine Arts Intro Stick Welding workshop provides an overview of the Stick or ARC welding process and covers the basic use of the equipment and shop safety. During the workshop, students...more

    8 Hour Welding Intensive

    Presented by Stonybrook Fine Arts at Stonybrook Fine Arts, Boston

    January 18 - March 8, 2015

    8 Hour Welding Intensive: 10-6PM, SUN, (1/18, 2/8, 3/8)

    In this comprehensive overview of Oxy-Acetylene, Stick, and MIG welding, this workshop will cover studio and personal safety...more

    Intro to Lost Wax Casting

    Presented by Stonybrook Fine Arts at Stonybrook Fine Arts, Boston

    January 5 - March 9, 2015

    Have an idea or image you would like to make into wearable jewelry or sculpture? In Intro To Small Metals Casting, students can take their ideas and create a prototype in wax. Once the wax...more

    Intro to Stone Carving

    Presented by Stonybrook Fine Arts at Stonybrook Fine Arts, Boston

    January 6 - March 10, 2015

    Learn the ancient art of stone carving with alabaster. Students learn how to see a sculpture in the stone and how to make it come alive. Hand tools such as chisels, files and hammers will be...more

    Intro to Jewelry Making

    Presented by Stonybrook Fine Arts at Stonybrook Fine Arts, Boston

    January 7 - March 11, 2015

    Have you ever wanted to express yourself in a wearable art form and have some fun to boot? Stonybrook Fine Arts is offering Wednesday evening jewelry classes this spring. Learn how to make a ring,...more

    Figure Sculpting

    Presented by Stonybrook Fine Arts at Stonybrook Fine Arts, Boston

    January 8 - March 12, 2015

    Study the anatomy and gestures of a live model in a variety of poses. Practice short studies to explore themes of abstraction and interpretation. Using a wire armature, form the figure, then...more

    Try it! Monotype Workshop (Adults)

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    March 5 - March 12, 2015

    Try monotype, an expressive process where students draw with a brush and ink on a metal plate, add and subtract with brushes, rags and fingers, then print on the etching press to create a...more

    Foundry

    Presented by Stonybrook Fine Arts at Stonybrook Fine Arts, Boston

    January 9 - March 13, 2015

    Explore the ancient art of bronze casting using state-of-the-art technology. Learn the whole process from molding an object and pouring the bronze, to experimenting with patination finishes....more

    Intro to Mold Making

    Presented by Stonybrook Fine Arts at Stonybrook Fine Arts, Boston

    January 9 - March 13, 2015

    In this 10 week course, students will learn casting basics to create single objects using clay, wax, and plaster, rubber. Students will then later cast more complicated forms, your own original...more

    Watercolor Basics: Landscapes Workshop (Adults)

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    March 13, 2015

    Landscapes are a favorite subject for watercolor for beginning watercolor artists. Learn tried-and-true techniques for painting skies, trees, water, rocks, grass and sand, as well as the important...more

    Watercolor on Masa Workshop (Adults)

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    March 14, 2015

    Learn a crinkled paper technique using watercolor on Masa, a Japanese paper. Working on a new surface and learning new techniques will inspire your art-making! Methods of flattening and mounting a...more

    Photo Review with a Pro

    Presented by Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary at Mass Audubon Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary, Natick

    March 14, 2015

    Wondering if you cropped your image too close? Is your image is too over-processed? Which angle is the best of several? Thinking about entering your image in a photo contest or just printing your...more

    Mixed Media Play Workshop (Adults)

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    March 15, 2015

    A workshop for painters both new and old who want to get their hands dirty and their creative juices flowing! You will play, explore mediums, paper, paint, found objects, stamps, layering...more

    Sculpture Day Workshop (Adults)

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    March 21, 2015

    Create sculpture using a variety of materials and styles as you explore 3-D space, form, movement, balance, anatomy and proportion. Create a cardboard stabile, a paper relief,
    a clay torso...more

    Collage Workshop (Adults)

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    March 22, 2015

    Collage is drawing and painting with paper, and requires no formal art experience or drawing skills. But it teaches about composition, color relationships, texture, pattern and design! Students...more

    Northeast Art Workshop Retreats

    Presented by Northeast Art Workshop Retreats

    April 15 - April 17, 2015

     Come bring your art, spirit and creativity to new levels at our relaxed art workshop retreats with kind, generous, accomplished Internationally-Acclaimed artist instructors whom have...more

    Animal Behavior for the Photographer

    Presented by Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary at Mass Audubon Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary, Natick

    April 18, 2015

    Have you seen an amazing image of a common animal and wondered how it was done? How do you catch that one-of-a-kind animal shot with backyard animals or other wildlife? Learn more about the...more

    Northeast Art Workshop Retreats

    Presented by Northeast Art Workshop Retreats

    April 20 - April 24, 2015

      Come bring your art, spirit and creativity to new levels at our relaxed art workshop retreats with kind, generous, accomplished Internationally-Acclaimed artist instructors whom have...more

    Northeast Art Workshop Retreats

    Presented by Northeast Art Workshop Retreats

    April 27 - May 1, 2015

      Come bring your art, spirit and creativity to new levels at our relaxed art workshop retreats with kind, generous, accomplished Internationally-Acclaimed artist instructors whom have...more

    Intro to Welding

    Presented by Stonybrook Fine Arts at Stonybrook Fine Arts, Boston

    March 30 - June 3, 2015

    Do you have an idea that you would like to see done in metal but you don't know how? Stonybrook Fine Arts is offering a six and eight session introductory courses in welding this winter....more

    Alla Prima Portrait Painting Workshop with Kerry Dunn

    Presented by Academy of Realist Art Boston

    July 20 - July 24, 2015

     5 Day Alla Prima Portrait Workshop (5 day)

    Guest Instructor: Kerry Dunn
    Dates for Workshop: July 20th to the 24th
    Times: 9:30 to 4:30
    Cost:...more

    Suffield Academy Summer Academy

    Presented by Suffield Academy

    June 28 - July 31, 2015

     Suffield Academy will hold its five-week Summer Academy on its campus from June 28 through July 31, 2015. The Summer Academy is open to boys and girls ages 12 through 18, as either day...more

    WINTER CLASSES/WORKSHOPS 2014

    Presented by Lexington Arts and Crafts Society at Lexington Arts and Crafts Society, Lexington

    January 20, 2014 - May 6, 2016

     The Winter Session of Classes and Workshops offered at the Lexington Arts and Crafts Society begins taking registrations beginning November 18.  There are many excellent opportunities...more

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