Teen Studio (Grades 10–12)
Through the combination of art history and studio perspectives, these immersive workshops aim to expand creating thinking.
Teens enrolled in grades 10 through 12 are invited to participate. Led by artists and museum educators, each five-hour workshop includes an interactive tour in the galleries, group conversation, art instruction, and open studio time to experiment with materials and techniques. Lunch and all materials are provided. This program is free, but preregistration is required. See the schedule below for program topics, times, dates, and online registration form. Please note the registration date for each workshop topic.
The 2013–2014 season explores a variety of drawing and painting techniques. Each workshop topic is offered twice; participants must choose one date to attend.
November 2 and 9 ǀ 10 am – 3:30 pm
Learn about the 54th Massachusetts Regiment while exploring Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ Shaw Memorial through collaborative drawing. Online registration begins at noon on Wednesday, October 23.
January 18 and 25 ǀ 10 am – 3:30 pm
Discover Vermeer’s technique of representing light, then make a painting using a camera obscura, an optical tool popular in the Dutch Golden Age. Online registration begins at noon on Wednesday, January 8.
February 15 and 22 ǀ 10 am – 3:30 pm
Investigate Cézanne’s approach to composition and space, then experiment with dry pastels. Online registration begins at noon on Wednesday, February 5.
April 5 and 12 ǀ 10 am – 3:30 pm
Discover Picasso’s early paintings and the expressive power of color, then experiment with watercolor techniques. Online registration begins at noon on Wednesday, March 26.