Family Programs / Spring

Textile Arts with Suzi Ballenger

Learn a variety of techniques for manipulating fiber, including weaving, felting, fusing, finishing and embellishing cloth. In addition, get an introduction to the fascinating world of electronic textiles using LED lights and more. Explore the diverse world of fabric while creating projects that can be used in everyday life. No experience required. Materials included. For ages 10 and up; adult family member need not be present.

Fridays, 4pm – 6pm
May 2 – 30
Members $150 / Public $180

Family Open Studios

No reservations necessary, and no instruction – just you and your family’s creativity. We provide the space and basic materials.

First Thursdays, 4/3, 5/1, 6/5, 3pm – 4:30pm
$3 fee per person, free for members with their own supplies

Homeschool Programs / Spring

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.

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

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 13

Alphabet City with Lisa Adams
After studying different styles of lettering, students experiment with their own graphically enhanced writing.
2-hour studio sessions
June 17