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Boston Arts & Crafts Events for Kids and Families

Calendar of family and kids events that involve arts & crafts activities, happening near Boston.

DROP-IN Paint Pottery, Canvas & Plaster at The Painting PlaceWellesley, $$
Wed, December 22, 2021  -  Tue, December 20, 2022   
Drop in to Paint Pottery; Plaster or Canvas; Make Candles; Mosaics, Make Slime & Mine for Gems. Drop in 7 days a week. Make gifts!! The Painting Place is a fun, creative, interactive art studio for all ages.
Arts and Crafts for Little Ones with Colleen ApostolosGloucester, $
Thu, August 25, 2022  -  Fri, December 30, 2022   
Certified Montessori teacher, artist and local mother, she will guide your young artist in exploration of color, shape, and texture. Using variety of media, your child be free to express their in a beautiful space!
Sudbury Art Association Holiday MarketSudbury
Fri, November 11, 2022  -  Sat, December 24, 2022   
Sudbury Art Association Holiday Market- Annual Artisan Market happening now! Come shop locally made, fine arts and crafts. Open daily until December 24th! Unique, hand-crafted gifts at a variety of prices.
Youth Learn to Draw For Life ClassWayland
Fri, November 18, 2022  -  Fri, January 27, 2023   
Local drawing teacher, artist, and printmaker, Mei-Ling Ellerman, will offer her popular beginner drawing course Learning to Draw For Life for children ages 9-13 through Arts Wayland.
Holiday Gingerbread House Decorating at The Pub!Boston, $$
Sat, November 26, 2022  -  Sat, December 17, 2022   
Let your creativity flow and avoid the mess at home! Visit us at Fenway's own Lansdowne Pub for a fun holiday activity for the whole family!
Santa's Workshop at the Arsenal YardsWatertown, Free
Tue, November 29, 2022  -  Tue, December 6, 2022   
It's time to bring out your inner-elf. Meet us at the tree farm on Tuesdays for a family-friendly holiday celebration! Help the elves make some take-home crafts!
Winter Market 2022Concord
Today  -  Sun, December 4, 2022   
Join us for our Annual Winter Market held Dec 2-4 at The Umbrella Arts Center. Featuring work by Umbrella Studio Artists, Guest Artists and annual 'Off-the-Wall' show.
Arts Wayland Presents: Holiday Block Printing with Bryan ClockerWayland
Sat, December 3, 2022  -  Sat, December 3, 2022   
On Saturday, December 3rd from 12 pm to 2 pm at The First Parish in Wayland, come make fun holiday cards in a beginner linoleum block class with Bryan Clocker through Arts Wayland.
Wreathmaking Workshop with Wildfolk StudiosDover, $$
Sat, December 3, 2022  -  Sat, December 3, 2022   
Design and create a stunning holiday wreath to enhance your seasonal home décor in this wreathmaking workshop led by Caroline O’Donnell, creative director and owner of Somerville’s popular Wildfolk Studios.
Wire-Wrapped Holiday Ring ClassWayland
Mon, December 5, 2022  -  Mon, December 5, 2022   
Join Neela Kiely on Monday, December 5th from 6 pm to 8 pm at The First Parish in Wayland (225 Boston Post Rd, Wayland) for a fun and social workshop where you’ll make beautiful rings!
Art [email protected] Brewery: Paint a Watercolor Holiday CardMalden, $
Tue, December 6, 2022  -  Tue, December 6, 2022   
Come join us for an evening of fun creating Watercolor Holiday cards! Skip the holiday shopping rush and relax with a pint and a paintbrush.
Ceramics Program Winter Show and Sale 2022Allston, Free
Thu, December 8, 2022  -  Sun, December 11, 2022   
Approximately 95 artists from the Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard will present an extraordinary selection of ceramic work in this sale, from functional dinnerware to sculptural masterpieces to ceramic ornaments and jewelry.
Teen Night @ ACA: Spectacular Self CareArlington, Free
Fri, December 9, 2022  -  Fri, December 9, 2022   
Join ACA for a FREE self care night just for teens. Hang with friends and leave with a self care tool to use in the future.
Dress Your Stuffed PetActon
Fri, December 9, 2022  -  Fri, December 9, 2022   
Treat your favorite stuffed animal to a new outfit! Bring a stuffed animal from home to the Museum today and use your imagination to construct a special costume for your furry friend.
Winter Wonderland Kids Succulent WorkshopDover, $
Sat, December 10, 2022  -  Sat, December 10, 2022   
This is a hands-on workshop — children will get dirty, and imaginations will soar.This drop-off class is designed for children ages 7-12. Class is limited to 12 students.
Kids' Art Brunch - 1 pm seatingMedford, $$
Sun, December 11, 2022  -  Sun, December 11, 2022   
Enjoy a great meal with your family and then drink your coffee hot (or your mimosas cold!) while your kids head to another corner of the restaurant to engage in a teacher-facilitated process art experience.
Art [email protected] Brewery: Make Angels out of Recycled CansMalden, $
Tue, December 20, 2022  -  Tue, December 20, 2022   
Need a last-minute gift. Feeling stuck and stressed. No worries. Come have a pint and turn that beer can (water can, juice can) into a festive holiday angel.
Spin Art T-ShirtFitchburg, $
Tue, December 27, 2022  -  Tue, December 27, 2022   
Funstuf Party Place will be hosting a “Spin Art T-Shirt” for our Jumpers. The event will be held in our facility at 791 Water Street, Fitchburg Ma (RTE 12).
Wax Hands DaysFitchburg, $
Thu, December 29, 2022  -  Thu, December 29, 2022   
The event will be held in our facility at 791 Water Street, Fitchburg Ma (RTE 12). This will be available for any general admission Jumper ($15 2-hour pass).
Youth Learn to Draw For Life ClassWayland
Thu, January 5, 2023  -  Thu, March 2, 2023   
Local drawing teacher, artist, and printmaker, Mei-Ling Ellerman, will offer her popular beginner drawing course Learning to Draw For Life for children ages 9-13 through Arts Wayland.
Make a MESS at Discovery MuseumsActon, $
Wed, July 11, 2103  -  Wed, July 31, 2013   
The Make a MESS (Math, Engineering, Science, & Stuff) program series uses the arts as an introduction to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Come and have a good time.
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Snowflake Stow Box CraftArlington, $
Tue, January 12, 3019  -  Sun, January 13, 2019   
Create a box with pearl paints and icy glass bubbles for a fun place to stow your treasures. $15pp. Please check the Artbeat website for a photo of this project.
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