Programs + Events

What We Offer

Artists Talks

From Sunday Spotlights with exhibiting artists, to Community Connections with local artists, connections with local artists is vital to supporting and growing the artist communities in New England.  Our Artists Talks are opportunities for you to hear and learn from current exhibiting artists or artists active in the local community.  These offerings are always changing, so click here or the Artists Talk tab at the top of the page to learn about upcoming talks!

One-Day Workshops

Our children’s, teen or adult workshops offer students ether half-day or full day experiences focused on a specific medium, technique or subject. From beginner levels to more advanced, each workshop provides a comprehensive lesson and students come away with a finished project and a new or refined skill!  Advanced registration is required for all workshops.  Click here to see what workshops are available!

Family + Children Programs

We strive to engage children in art, both in the art galleries and the art studios.

Adult Programs

Connect and learn about art, meet new people, and chat with the diverse artists community across Massachusetts and New England!  Our Adult Programs range from staff and artist lead lectures, art making activities, and social evenings.  These include Brunch at the Danforth where adults can socialize over tea, coffee, and pastries before learning about an exhibition or area of our Permanent Collection.  Or our evening Drinks at the Danforth where you can partake in a themed art activity in the galleries while enjoying a beverage.  To learn more about our offerings and see what programs are coming up, click here or the Adult Programs tab at the top of this page.

Photograph of a male teacher in a hat and bright blue shirt around a group of young children. They are standing in a gallery space around four large paintings. The girl in the back center has her hand raised.  

Programs This September:

  • Adult Workshop: Drawing Draped Fabric – September 9, 2023
  • Drop into Art – September 10, 2023
  • Adult Workshop: Creating Depth & Realism – September 30, 2023