Grades 6-8 Descriptions

Immerse yourself in Art

Engage with some of Boston’s finest artist-educators in studios purposely designed for ceramics, printmaking, drawing, painting, and sculpture. Continue your journey in art by immersing yourself in a stimulating and supportive environment.

Programs

Printmaking with Chris

Instructor: Christopher Wallace

Grades 5 – 8
10 Mondays, 3:30 – 5:30 pm
January 6 – March 23, 2020
Excludes January 20 and February 17, 2020

MMA is excited to offer an introduction to printmaking with one of MMA’s established adult instructors, Chris Wallace. Chris will design the class to open the world of printmaking and all its possibilities to our middle school artists. More details to follow soon!

If your 5th grade child is not being dropped off to art classes by a parent or guardian, they must be enrolled in the
Snack ‘n Track program, or have an signed Unsupervised Arrival form.

 

 

 


Potteryworks

Instructor: Tiffany Playford

Grades 6 – 8
10 Tuesdays, 3:30 – 5:30 pm
January 7 – March 17, 2020
Excludes February 18, 2020

Learn the ins and outs of Pottery!

This class will include the tips and techniques for making forms with clay. The teacher will guide student on a journey to making their own personalized pieces of pottery, whether they be functional or sculptural.

Hand-glaze your work and experience the surprises when the kiln is unloaded.

 


Winter Color Intensive: Draw/Paint

Instructor: Roz Sommer

Grade 5-8
10 Wednesdays, 3:30 – 5:30 pm
January 8 – March 18, 2020
Excludes February 19, 2020

Expressive imagination and close observation come into play through exploring a wide variety of media in works on paper. People, animals, and objects in nature, dreams, fantasies and abstract lines and forms will be suggested as stimulating and challenging subjects.

If your 5th grade child is not being dropped off to art classes by a parent or guardian, they must be enrolled the Snack ‘n Track program, or have an unsupervised arrival form.


Stop Animation: In partnership with Media Arts Studio

Instructor: Janet Scudder

Grade 5-8
10 Fridays, 3:30 – 5:30 pm
January 10 – March 20, 2020
Excludes February 21, 2020

This program is in partnership with the Cambridge Media Arts Studio with guest instructor Joshua Arévalo. Students will create stop motion scenery and film in the MMA 2D studio. After the filming is completed, artists will be brought over to the Media Arts Studio to edit their short films! Media Arts Studio (share link) https://www.cpsd.us/administration/icts/media_arts

If your 5th grade child is not being dropped off to art classes by a parent or guardian, they must be enrolled the Snack ‘n Track program, or have an unsupervised arrival form.