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Summer Studio Art Classes - Painting I

Painting I, ages 6-10

The Museum is offering Painting I art classes this summer for kids interested in learning to paint and draw among the objects in the galleries! 

2018 Class Schedule

Session 1

Tuesday, July 10, 10–12 pm
Thursday, July 12, 10–12 pm
Tuesday, July 17, 10–12 pm
Thursday, July 19, 10–12 pm

Session 2

Tuesday, August 14, 10–12 pm
Thursday, August 16, 10–12 pm
Tuesday, August 21, 10–12 pm
Thursday, August 23, 10–12 pm

Tuition: $120, Members receive a 25% discount!

All materials will be provided: Gouache paints, brush sets, pallets, charcoal, graphite pencils, ink sets, sketchpads, and canvases.

Class size is limited to 12 students in each class.

Students will be introduced to key artistic methods at the heart of the drawing and painting process. Observational skills will be developed through experimentation with a variety of drawing and painting techniques, including gouache, watercolor, charcoal, graphite and colored pencils, and ink.

The Museum collection will be a source of inspiration and learning. Students will be exposed to art objects and artifacts in the galleries as sources of inspiration to create original works of self-expression.

About the instructor
Arevik Tserunyan is the 2018 Artist-in-Residence at the Museum. She received an MFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in 2015 and has shown her work in Yerevan, Armenia, as well as in Boston, MA. Arevik has taught at Yerevan Pedagogical University and the School of Fine Arts for Children in Armenia and was a Teaching Assistant at the SMFA in Boston. Arevik is fluent in Armenian, English, and Russian and brings her unique artistic perspective to these courses to help children explore ideas within the Museum setting.

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