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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, $$
Wed, December 22, 2021  -  Tue, December 20, 2022   
Drop in to Paint Pottery; Plaster or Canvas; Make Candles; Mosaics, Make Slime & Mine for Gems. Drop in 7 days a week. Make gifts!! The Painting Place is a fun, creative, interactive art studio for all ages.
My Cup of Tea: Ceramic Surface Design with Lilla RogersLexington, $$
Sat, April 30, 2022  -  Sat, July 9, 2022   
Are you inspired by all the fabulous ceramicware at shops like Anthropologie? Let’s make some cool stuff together! Whatever your level, I’ll help you develop imagery and make your own personal ceramic ware.
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Greenway Artisan's MarketBoston, Free
Sat, May 7, 2022  -  Mon, October 31, 2022   
Held Saturdays and every 1st and 3rd Sunday, from May through October along the Wharf District Parks of the Rose Kennedy Greenway are crafts and fair trade products for your perusal.
The Oxford Punch Needle Chair Pad WorkshopWayland
Tue, June 21, 2022  -  Tue, July 12, 2022   
Beginners, come learn how to make a 12 inch round chair pad with the Oxford Punch Needle on Tuesdays at The W Gallery (57 Andrew Ave, Wayland, MA)
Create Your Own Ice Cream CandleMarlborough, $$
Sat, June 25, 2022  -  Sat, July 9, 2022   
Create your own ice cream candle including vanilla, chocolate, strawberry scents, and ice cream scoops. Join us for chill time of making your very own inedible sweat treat.
Glass Art Drop-in Summer CampNeedham, $$
Mon, June 27, 2022  -  Fri, August 26, 2022   
Join us for some summer fun! Glass Fusing is the hottest growing art medium right now! Keep your child excited this summer at The Glass Bar.
Glass Art Daily/Weekly Summer Camp SessionsNeedham, $$
Mon, June 27, 2022  -  Fri, August 26, 2022   
Join us for some summer fun! Glass Fusing is the hottest growing art medium right now! Keep your child excited this summer at The Glass Bar.
Coding Butterfly Summer ClassNeedham, $$
Tue, July 5, 2022  -  Fri, August 5, 2022   
Coding Butterfly presents a Summer Class for kids interested in technology and art! It is a fun course for 7 to 10-year-olds that brings out a lot of creativity and teachers a lot of computer skills!
Family Paint PartyWorcester, $
Fri, July 8, 2022  -  Fri, July 8, 2022   
Grab the kids and unleash your inner artist at the Original Paint Nite. You’ll all go from a blank canvas to a masterpiece of your own, with plenty of laughs along the way.
Kid's Clay Hand-building Workshop- Bumble Bee TrayLowell, $
Sat, July 9, 2022  -  Sat, July 9, 2022   
Create a bumble bee trinket tray perfect for knick-knacks or some candy! Enjoy a fun morning creating bee trinket tray! They are completely customizable: add fun stamps or cutouts to make it your own!
Bonsai Bar @ Dorchester BrewingBoston, $$
Tue, July 19, 2022  -  Tue, July 19, 2022   
Grab your friends, grab a drink and come make tiny trees with us! We’re bringing the awesome art of bonsai out of the hedged in gardens and into the streets!
Wax HandsFitchburg, $$
Fri, July 29, 2022  -  Fri, July 29, 2022   
On July 29th our Jumpers will be able to create their own unique wax hand sculpture. Our attendants will guide you through the process, beginning with dipping your hands in the melted wax several times.
Spin Art T-ShirtFitchburg, $
Fri, August 5, 2022  -  Fri, August 5, 2022   
FPP is hosting “Spin Art T-Shirt” for our Jumpers. The event will be held in our facility at 791 Water Street, Fitchburg Ma (RTE 12). This event will be available for any general admission Jumper ($15 2-hour pass).
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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