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Category:Art Classes
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nicoles art spot photoNicole’s Art Spot is a fun art and craft education program taught by Nicole Donson that offers classes in an array of art and craft media ranging from silk painting, sewing, weaving, wet felting and knitting to painting, drawing, printmaking, collage, sculpture and mosaics.

Small class sizes of mixed ages permit each child to get the attention they need while gaining new artistic skills in a nurturing environment. Classes encourage individual creativity, exploration, experimentation and self-discovery, with a special focus on the fiber arts. Children can delve into art and craft media that interests them the most and projects are tailored to meet their interests.

Nicole’s Art Spot also hosts birthday parties, offers individual and small group instruction and drop-in hours. Nicole Donson has been teaching art to children in after school settings and community education programs for more than fifteen years.

She also paints on silk with dyes, creating unique one of a kind scarves, clothing, and fine art. Her work can be seen at

Nicole’s Art Spot is located at the Gorse Mill Art Studios building, Studio #209 in Needham, MA, a former textile factory renovated to create art studios.

Age Recommendation: Elementary school-aged children, ages 5 to 11.

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Classes are held on weekday afternoons and on Saturdays for four to six weeks. See website for full schedule of drop-in hours and class descriptions, dates and times.

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Weeklong classes cost $250; drop-ins are $45 per hour. Class cost includes materials.



31 Thorpe Road Studio #209, Needham, MA, 02494 map
Phone: (781) 343-1250

Gorse Mill Art Studios
31 Thorpe Road
Studio #209
Needham, MA 02494

Take Rte. 128 to Highland Ave towards Needham. Take Highland to Webster Street, Turn left on Webster Street. Follow Webster Street for half mile. Turn left on Thorpe Road.

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