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Boston Open Market at Boylston StreetBoston, Free
Thu, May 4, 2023  -  Wed, October 30, 2024   
Nestled in the heart of Boston, visitors can discover local goodness directly from artists and makers every Saturday from May to October right along the Boylston Street entrance to the Boston Public Garden.
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DROP-IN Paint Pottery, Canvas & Plaster at The Painting PlaceWellesley, $$
Wed, December 20, 2023  -  Thu, June 20, 2024   
The Painting Place is a fun, creative paint you own pottery studio for all ages. Make a gift or make something special for yourself. reserve your spot today!
Home Depot's Kids' Workshops (First Saturday of the month)Massachusetts, Free
Mon, January 1, 2024  -  Wed, January 1, 2025   
Do you have a budding Bob the Builder or Handy Manny? Let then do the real thing by trying their hand an building something at Home Deopt's free Kid's Workshops.
Crafternoons at Roslindale BPLRoslindale, Free
Mon, April 1, 2024  -  Sat, August 31, 2024   
Kids ages 5 and up join Miss Celeste and for drop-in crafting. The activities will be different every week and may include painting, paper craft, collage, and more!
Open Studio (walk in hours)Boston, $$
Wed, May 1, 2024  -  Tue, December 31, 2024   
Choose your image & paint at this stress free, self paced, self guided paint session. Our team will help you get set up with a stencil, illuminated canvas and paints.
Arts Wayland Presents: Painting with Watercolor and Oil PastelWayland, $$$
Mon, May 6, 2024  -  Mon, June 24, 2024   
Develop or refine your skill in painting with watercolor and oil pastels with Rahul Ray, beginning on Monday, May 6th. The class will be held in a studio setting.
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ParkARTS Summer Watercolor Painting Workshops 2024Boston, Free
Sat, June 1, 2024  -  Sun, September 29, 2024   
Looking for a free, fun activity to enjoy in a park near you? Join one of our watercolor painting workshops, lead by a local artist in various parks throughout the City of Boston!
Black-Owned Business Pop-up MarketCambridge, Free
Sun, June 2, 2024  -  Sun, October 27, 2024   
The Cambridge-Somerville Black Business Network (CSBBN) is hosting another pop-up all summer long from 11am - 6pm on Sundays, June 3 to October 27, 2024 in collaboration with the Harvard Square Business Association.
Nautical Summer Maker SeriesCharlestown, $
Sat, June 8, 2024  -  Sat, August 10, 2024   
Visit the Museum the 2nd Saturday of each month to take part in our Nautical Maker Series activities! We provide the materials, all you have to bring is the creativity!!
Arts Fest Beverly 2024Beverly, Free
Sat, June 15, 2024  -  Sat, June 15, 2024   
Arts Fest is a free outdoor festival in downtown Beverly thatís fun for the whole family! Join us outside on Cabot St for art vendors, live music, and local food.
Chalk it UpRevere, Free
Sat, June 15, 2024   
Calling all kids to join us in decorating the pavement with chalk around the Rumney Marsh Academy. Chalk will be provided to all participants.
Wind Chime Suncatcher (Ages 7-12)Boylston, $$
Sun, June 16, 2024  -  Sun, June 16, 2024   
Join us for a fun-filled workshop that combines creativity, sustainability, and the joy of crafting beautiful wind chimes that celebrate the season's vibrant colors! Each participant will take home their handmade wind chime suncatcher.
Arts Wayland Presents: Watercolor and Oil Pastel WorkshopWayland
Mon, June 17, 2024  -  Mon, August 5, 2024   
Develop or refine your skill in painting with watercolor and oil pastels with Rahul Ray, beginning on Monday, June 17th. The class will be held for 8 Mondays through August 5th from 5:45 to 7:15.
FREEDOM TO SAY IT OUT LOUD: Sharing Our Dreams for a Better Future Art WorkshopBoston
Wed, June 19, 2024  -  Wed, June 19, 2024   
Freedom began with a dream! Led by the Museumís Senior Educator of Equity, Empathy and Identity, this workshop celebrates the culmination of nearly 250 years of dreams!
Flora in Flight, Aerial Art by Patrick Shearn of Poetic KineticsBoylston, $
Sat, June 22, 2024  -  Thu, October 31, 2024   
Experience a collaboration between large-scale kinetic art and nature as vast, fluid canvasses of color dance overhead in the wind at New England Botanic Garden.
Sketchygoichie Draw! Digital Drawing ProgramBedford, $$$
Sat, June 22, 2024  -  Sat, August 24, 2024   
Join our exciting 10-week digital art program, SketchyGOichie DRAW!, designed for kids aged 7-18! Our program offers a fun and engaging way to developartistic skills, focusing on cartoon and character design.
Barn Party Petting ZooNeedham, Free
Sat, June 29, 2024  -  Sat, June 29, 2024   
Who let the barn out?! 🐷🐐 Itís a Barn Party Petting Zoo at Bierman Autism Centers in Needham!🚜 Gallop on over to our FREE Sensory-Friendly Petting Zoo!
Intro to Eco-Printing on PaperBoylston, $$
Sun, June 30, 2024  -  Sun, June 30, 2024   
Eco printing is a contemporary application of the traditions of natural dyeing. Participants will explore the alchemy of water, plant materials, heat, and metal and end up with beautiful prints on watercolor paper.
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Children's Arts & Crafts Workshops in Boston ParksBoston, Free
Tue, July 9, 2024  -  Fri, August 16, 2024   
The Boston Parks and Recreation Departmentís annual ParkARTS participatory program is pleased to announce the return of its series of Arts & Crafts Workshops giving children the opportunity to express their creativity...
Kids Paint Class: DragonsPlymouth, $
Wed, July 10, 2024  -  Wed, July 10, 2024   
A fantasy inspired step by step paint class for kids ages 10+. Come enjoy a step by step paint class with Melissa from Amazink Creations! Class is hosted at Mother Crewe Naturals.
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Rosalita's Puppets Summer Marionette ShowsBoston, Free
Thu, July 11, 2024  -  Fri, August 9, 2024   
Experience the unique charm of Rosalita's Marionette Puppets, whimsical puppet shows that will delight the child in everyone. Performances start at 11 a.m.
Make Your Mark! Art Workshop for kids entering grades 6 - 8Gloucester, $$$
Mon, August 12, 2024  -  Fri, August 16, 2024   
Rocky Neck Art Colony, the oldest art community in America, is proud to offer emerging artists entering grades 6-8 a very special one-week summer workshop, August 12 Ė 16, 9 AM Ė Noon.
Arts Wayland Presents: Glass Painting WorkshopWayland
Sat, September 21, 2024  -  Sat, September 21, 2024   
Join artist Irina Tolmach for a Glass Painting Workshop on Saturday, September 21st from 4 pm to 5:30 pm at the First Parish in Wayland.
Needham High School Craft Fair and Bake SaleNeedham, $
Sat, October 26, 2024  -  Sat, October 26, 2024   
41st Annual Needham High School Craft Fair and Bake Sale. This event features 100+ vendors selling their high-quality homemade items along with delicious baked goods.
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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