Bring your toddler to enjoy story time and looking activities in the galleries. Tours leave on a rolling basis from 10:15am until 11:00am, followed by art making. Each month focuses on a specific theme. Join us in March for "Changing Weather." Recommended for children ages 4 and younger with adults. No registration required.
March 2nd and 16th: "Changing Weather"
April 6th: "Fruits and >>
Welcome SPRING and join us in celebrating and exploring – earth-friendly recycled materials art making. Transform plastic parts, newspaper, cardboard, scrap fabrics, and recycled ceramics into art. Turn what some people call trash into beautiful art. Collect art materials from nature while exploring our local environment and learning about plants and animals.
This is just a taste of the things >>
Join us for the 39th annual festival of art and floral design!
Once again, garden clubs and professional designers from across New England create floral arrangements inspired by the MFA’s works of art.
Art in Bloom is open during regular Museum hours (10 am–4:45 pm) and is free with Museum admission; no reservations are required to see the floral arrangements and participate in many of the >>
In a galaxy not so far away . . . the Jedi Knights are calling upon their many brave Padawans to learn the Jedi lessons and fulfill their destiny. Come you must, dressed in your best Star Wars attire, and train alongside Jedi Master Awesome Robb to learn his (mind) tricks. Use the power of the Force to defeat the Sith with light sabers, train on the Jedi obstacle course, make Galactic Goo, and >>
The Umbrella Community Arts Center invites families throughout the area to drop in and unleash their creativity during Free Drop-In Family Days a series of monthly arts and crafts workshops for families, sponsored in part by the Concord, Acton-Boxborough, Bedford, Carlisle, Littleton, and Wayland Cultural Councils.
The workshops offer families a fun, affordable, afternoon of creative and >>
For three days each June, this FREE family-friendly festival transforms downtown Salem, MA, into an opportunity for the arts community to showcase their talents. Now in its seventh year, the festival boasts attendance numbers in the thousands and celebrates all the arts: painting, photography, sculpture, dance, music, writing, film, new media, performance, theatre, poetry, culinary, and more! >>
2015 is the International Year of Light! Today we will be exploring with light, shadow, liquid watercolors and more as you create unique artwork connecting the light and shadows we find all around us. To learn more about the International Year of Light visit: http://www.light2015.org/Home.html Drop in. Free with admission. >>
Take a closer look at the natural world around us and try your hand at turning trash into treasures. From finding inspiration around the museums’ campus and uncovering your inner Naturalist, Artist or Builder, to repurposing electronic equipment, let’s use our creativity to help make the Earth a better place. *Activities and location may change depending on weather. Free with admission. >>
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