Children's art classes currently enrolling for:
Registrations open now for Vacation Week Workshops, Family Workshops and Kids'Night Out!
Vacation Week Workshops are two-day mixed media classes for children in Grades K-8 designed to allow students to express their own ideas while learning a little about art and having fun with friends. There are two 3-hour classes each day with a 1-hour lunch break.
Family Workshops are fun, two-hour workshops designed for the whole family. Participants will create projects inspired by artwork in the museum.
Kids' Night Out Events offer time off for parents while we have fun working on art projects and sharing pizza in the studio.
Vacation Week Daily schedule:
Full-day (9 a.m.–4:00 p.m.) program provides six hours of daily art instruction taught by highly qualified, professional artists and art educators.
|8–9 a.m.||*extended morning|
|8:45 – 9 a.m.||drop-off in studios|
|9 a.m. – 12 p.m.||morning classes|
|12 – 12:30 p.m.||lunch|
|12:30 – 1:00 p.m.||creative time|
|1:00–4:00 p.m.||afternoon classes|
|4:00–4:15 p.m.||pick-up in studios|
|4:00–6 p.m.||*extended afternoon|
*AM and PM Extended Day Classes available during registration. Extended day fees are: AM $16/WK & PM $33/WK
Family Workshop: Saturday, Dec 7 Altered Photo Cards 1-3 p.m.
Family Workshop: Saturday, Dec 14 Yarn Sphere Ornaments 1-3 p.m.
Kids’ Night Out: Friday, Dec 6 Art and Pizza 6-9 p.m.
Kids’ Night Out: Friday, Dec 13 Art and Pizza 6-9 p.m.
We want to help you choose the right Workshop.
For Vacation Week Workshops, please select either the grade the student completed in June 2019, or the grade the student entered in September 2019. We suggest placing children with peers, regardless of artistic ability. Family Workshops are open to all ages. Kids’ Night Out events are limited to age 5-14.
Registration process—all registration is done using Framingham State University’s class registration portal.
Important Information for Workshops
No, our vacation week workshops for Grades K-8 are designed to be full-day.
No. Because this is such a short vacation week period, we are just offering one option of a two-day workshop.
Yes, we offer both an Extended Day Morning Session from 8-9 am and an Extended Day Afternoon Session from 4:00-6 pm Registration is required for Extended Day and additional fees apply.
Our family workshops are designed to allow all family members to share a fun art-making activity together.
We understand this happens sometimes. Please call the school as soon as possible if you need to cancel a registration. Cancellations received at least 2 weeks prior to start date will receive a full refund. No refund will be issued after this time except in the case of emergencies.
In the case of Family Workshops, cancellations must be received a minimum of ONE WEEK prior to start date. No registration fees will be refunded if a cancellation occurs less than one week (7 full days) prior.
For Vacation Week Workshops: Studio numbers for each grade level will be posted. Please accompany your child to their studio and help them to put coats and bags in the bin. Please be aware that if you need to drop off your child prior to 8:45, you will need to purchase the AM Extended Day class in addition to the workshop. For AM and PM Extended Day, please go directly to room 315 located directly off the elevator on the third floor.
For Family Workshops and Kids’ Night Out: please take the elevator to the third floor. Activities will be posted in our directory and school staff will be available to direct you to the proper studio.
Sure. Please make sure to list all adults who are authorized to pick up children during registration. For the safety of your child, if a different adult must pick up your child, please call the School Office to provide us with their information. Please remind the adult who is picking up your child that they will be required to provide a photo ID.
No, students need to bring their own, nut-free lunches. Supervised lunch takes place from 12:00pm to 12:30 pm. Each morning and afternoon class will have a short snack and stretch break. Please pack two healthy snacks and a water bottle labeled with the student’s full name. Tip: make sure your child knows which food to save for lunch and what to eat as a snack! All students are asked not to bring snacks or lunches that, to the extent verifiable, contain nuts, tree nuts, or products containing those ingredients. However, we do not inspect people’s belongings, and cannot guarantee that all participants will comply. Please alert the school office if your child has a serious allergy.
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