Spring Family Programs

Family Open Studios

Spend some creative time with your family. No reservations necessary, and no instruction. We provide the space and basic materials. No open studios on 5/25. The last open studio of the season is 6/15. Open studios do not occur in the summer. The season resumes September 2015.
Mondays, 1pm – 4pm
$3 fee per person; Free for members with their own supplies.

Spring Homeschool Programs

MAC provides homeschool educational experiences through a combination of discussion and hands-on work in our galleries and studios. All programs focus on the elements of art and design, teach art vocabulary, and utilize critical thinking skills. *Sessions marked will be conducted entirely in studio.

2nd Tuesdays, 1pm – 3 pm
Appropriate for children ages 6 – 10
Single Program: $10 MAC Members / $15 Public
Advance registration required: call 860.536.7601 x209

Portraiture with Kristen Thornton

Learn to appreciate the many different ways artists see people in our Young at Art exhibition of children ages 0 to 18. Create a large-scale self-portrait in the studios
March 10

Earth-Day Art with Hilary Opperman

Children discuss sustainability as it is related to art and then create upcycled sculptures using colorful and everyday objects: an empty soda bottle becomes a fish, lion, bird, or another creature from the animal kingdom.
April 14*

Movement in Art with Christine Poland & Lisa Adams

Students examine how artwork conveys movement, exploring MAC galleries with a dancer as their guide. Then they create a painting based on movement.
May 12