Homeschool Programs / Fall

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.

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

Realism with Lisa Adams

Children learn what it takes to recreate an object from nature in pencil on paper. Artworks in the Regional and Aaberg solo exhibitions will be used for teaching concepts such as line-making, light source, and positive and negative space.
September 9

Digital Photography with Brenda De Los Santos

Learn about the elements of art and design and examine composition as it relates to MAC’s photography exhibition.  Students should bring their own digital cameras for a photo shoot.
October 14

Book-making with Annette Womack

Students learn a basic method of book making which includes stitching and folding.  The galleries will serve as inspiration for their design
December 9


Halloween Mask-Making

Want to march in the Mystic Halloween Parade and need a last-minute costume? Drop in to our studios before the parade to make a mask. If you’re already in costume, make a spooky decoration instead. Parade starts promptly at 6pm from our parking lot. In conjunction with the Ocean Community YMCA Halloween Parade.
Friday, October 31, 5pm – 5:45pm
FREE, all ages

Open Studio

Spend some creative time with your family. No reservations necessary, and no instruction. We provide the space and basic materials.
No open studios on 9/1, 10/13, 12/1. Mondays, 1pm – 4pm
$3 fee per person; Free for members with their own supplies

Downtown Mystic Stroll

Stroll the streets of Historic Downtown Mystic, listen to the carolers and see Santa. Buy your unique gift from our Holiday Fine Art exhibition and Artisan Gift Sale.
Tuesday, December 9, 5pm – 8pm