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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.

Beginner Level One Drawing For Youth and Adults: Two Virtual Class OfferingsVirtual/Online
Thu, December 2, 2021  -  Thu, January 27, 2022   
Mei-Ling Ellerman is teaching two sections of Beginner Level One Drawing Class online to youth and adults. The adult sections will run on Thursdays from 7-8:30 and the youth will run on Thursdays from 4-5:30.
Beginner Figure Drawing And Portraiture Online ClassVirtual/Online
Fri, December 3, 2021  -  Fri, February 11, 2022   
An online class teaching the fundamental concepts and techniques of drawing through a focus on portraits and figure drawing. This class is taught by artist Mei-Ling Ellerman.
DROP-IN Paint Pottery, Canvas & PlasterWellesley, $$
Wed, December 22, 2021  -  Tue, December 20, 2022   
Drop in to Paint Pottery; Plaster or Canvas; Make Candles; Mosaics, Make Slime & Mine for Gems. Drop in 7 days a week. Make gifts!! The Painting Place is a fun, creative, interactive art studio for all ages.
Tower Hill Botanical Garden - Hand-Sewn Mini MushroomsBoylston, $$
Sun, January 23, 2022   
Learn some fantastic fungi facts and get introduced to simple hand-sewing techniques.
Artist Talk with Dan DowdFramingham, $
Sun, January 23, 2022  -  Sun, January 23, 2022   
Come to this in-person artist talk to learn how Dan Dowd's treasures in 'Found and Gifted' become portraits and works of art! We will gather in the gallery.
Color Crush February VacationBoylston, $$$
Mon, February 21, 2022  -  Sun, February 27, 2022   
Celebrate your school vacation at Tower Hill with a week packed with family classes and workshops, nature walks, scavenger hunts, and a themed drop-in activity room with hands-on crafts, projects, and investigations for children of all ages.
February Vacation Workshop at The Painting PlaceWellesley, $$
Mon, February 21, 2022  -  Fri, February 25, 2022   
Drop you kids off for a safe morning or afternoon of creative fun!! We will be painting, crafting, playing games; while staying socially distanced. Weather permitting we will go outside.
Kids Puppet Studio: February VacationBrookline, $$
Tue, February 22, 2022  -  Thu, February 24, 2022   
Learn how to build imaginary characters and bring them to life in our hands-on puppet-making studio! Each day we will cover a different puppet building style and performance technique.
Kids Puppet Studio: April VacationBrookline, $$
Tue, April 19, 2022  -  Fri, April 22, 2022   
Learn how to build imaginary characters and bring them to life in our hands-on puppet-making studio! Each day we will cover a different puppet building style and performance technique.
Arts Fest Beverly 2022Beverly, Free
Sat, June 18, 2022  -  Wed, June 15, 2022   
Arts Fest Beverly is a free outdoor festival that's fun for the whole family- including over 100 juried fine artists and crafters, music and entertainment, kids' activities, art-on-the-spot creations and food trucks.
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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