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

Environmental Painting

Instructor: Matt Hufford

Grade 5-8
10 Fridays, 3:30 – 5:30 pm
September 20- November 22, 2019

Students will create paintings inspired by the environment and ecosystems that surround them everyday. In this course, artists will create still life paintings, plein air paintings [paintings made outside] of the nature and incorporate natural materials.

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.


Collaborative Mural Making

Instructor: Aleigha Howland

Grades 5-8
10 Mondays, 3:30-5:30pm
September 16 – November  25, 2019
Excludes October 14, 2019

Make your mark! Students will work together to plan, design and paint three murals in the MMA side yard!

If your K-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.


Pottery Prints

Instructor: Tiffany Playford

Grades 6 – 8
10 Tuesdays, 3:30 – 5:30 pm
September 17 – November 19, 2019

Create functional or sculptural pieces with unique patterns and designs using linocut to add imagery and texture. Hand-glaze your work and experience the surprises when the kiln is unloaded.

 

 

 


Color Intensive: Draw/Paint

Instructor: Roz Sommer

Grade 5-8
10 Wednesdays, 3:30 – 5:30 pm
September 18 – December 4, 2019
Excludes October 9 & November 27, 2019

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.