The Dorothy and Charles Mosesian Center of the Arts Program Catalog Spring & Summer 2018

 
The Dorothy and Charles Mosesian Center of the Arts Program Catalog Spring & Summer 2018
PROGRAM CATALOG | SPRING & SUMMER 2018
The Dorothy and Charles Mosesian Center of the Arts Program Catalog Spring & Summer 2018
TABLE OF CONTENTS                                                                                                               MEMBERSHIP
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    Membership........................................................................................................... 3
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    Spring Classes by Day....................................................................................... 4 - 5                      Mosesian Center for the Arts?
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    Adult Visual Arts.............................................................................................. 6 - 13                                                                                     MOST POPULAR
    Adult Workshops.............................................................................................14 - 15
    Teen Visual Arts............................................................................................... 16 - 17                                 Contributor                 Donor                      Supporter                   Sustainer                    Patron
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    Youth Visual Arts............................................................................................ 18 - 23                                      $40                       $75                         $100                        $500                      $1000+
    Family Visual Arts................................................................................................. 24
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    Custom Youth Events........................................................................................... 25           invitations to                     YUP                       YUP                        YUP                          YUP                         YUP
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    Youth Vacation Workshops............................................................................26 - 27                 events

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    WCT Spring Programs................................................................................... 29 - 35
    WCT Custom Youth Events.................................................................................. 36
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    WCT Productions................................................................................................. 37         Members’ Art
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    Open Arts Day ..................................................................................................... 38      Discounts &
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    Summer Information......................................................................................40 - 41             productions*              1 ticket per production   2 tickets per production   2+ tickets per production   2+ tickets per production   2+ tickets per production
    Summer Classes by Week ............................................................................ 42 - 43
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    Week 1, June 18 - 22................................................................................................. 44
    Week 2, June 25 - 29................................................................................................ 45
    Week 3, July 9 - 13 .................................................................................................. 46   Discounts for                                               OF                          OF                          OF                          OF
    Week 4, July 16 - 20 ................................................................................................ 47    youth classes**                                           COURSE                      COURSE                      COURSE                      COURSE

    Week 5, July 23 - 27 ................................................................................................ 48
    Week 6, July 30 - August 3 ....................................................................................... 49       Exclusive
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    Week 7, August 6 - 10 ............................................................................................... 50    Rep productions
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    Week 8, August 13 - 17 ...............................................................................................51    (Call box office for
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    Week 9, August 20 - 24 ............................................................................................ 52
    Week 10, August 27 - 31 ............................................................................................ 53     Recognition in
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    Teen Week 1-3...................................................................................................... 54
    Teen Week 4-5...................................................................................................... 55      Priority
    Teen Week 6-9..................................................................................................... 56       consideration for                                                                                                                             JACKPOT
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    Teen Week 9-10.................................................................................................... 57

    Policies & Procedures........................................................................................... 58                                *See production descriptions for details. Excludes WCT productions.
                                                                                                                                                                       **See class descriptions for details.
    Registration Form................................................................................................. 59                 All memberships are good for one year from date of purchase and are tax-deductible.
                                                                                                                                           To become a member, fill out the registration form on the back page of this catalog,
    Birthday Parties.......................................................................... 25, 34, Back Cover                                  sign up online at mosesianarts.org, or call 617-923-0100 x8300

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                          CLASSES BY DAY                                                                                           CLASSES BY DAY

                              DAY   TIME         TYPE            GRADE     CLASS TITLE & PAGE NUMBER                                 DAY   TIME        TYPE            GRADE      CLASS TITLE & PAGE NUMBER
CLASSES BY DAY | SPRING

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                                    Afternoon    Mosesian Arts   3-5       As The Wheel Turns, p. 19                                       Morning     Mosesian Arts   Adult      Beginning & Continuing Acrylic Painting: Section A, p. 8
                                                 Mosesian Arts   3-7       Animation - Making It Move, p. 21                                           Mosesian Arts   Adult      So You Think You Can't Draw: Section B, p. 9
                                                 WCT Theatre     K-2       Junior Players Rehearsal: Shrek The Musical, p. 29              Afternoon   Mosesian Arts   K-2        Create With Paint, p. 20
                                                 WCT Theatre     5-12      CYC Backstage, Level 1: Foundation, p. 34                                   Mosesian Arts   3-5        Marvelous Mosaics, p. 19
                              MON   Evening      Mosesian Arts   Adult     Bits and Pieces, p. 7
                                                                                                                                     THU               Mosesian Arts   3-8        Polymer Clay - Jewelry and More, p. 22
                                                 Mosesian Arts   Adult     Activist & Advocate Art, p. 10                                              WCT Theatre     5-7        From Song To Screen - The Studio Experience, p. 32
                                                 WCT Theatre     5-8       Boys Only Dance Review, p. 31                                   Evening     Mosesian Arts   Adult      Beginning & Continuing Acrylic Painting: Section B, p. 8
                                                 WCT Theatre     Teen      Movement Lab, p. 31                                                         Mosesian Arts   Adult      Writing Nonfiction - Memory, Memoir, and Me, p. 13

                                    Morning      Mosesian Arts   Adult     Hand and Wheel: Section A, p. 7                                 Morning     Mosesian Arts   Adult      Hand Lettering - Italic Calligraphy, p. 9
                                                 Mosesian Arts   Adult     Watercolor Explorations, p. 8                                               Mosesian Arts   Adult      Eco Art, p. 12
                                                 Mosesian Arts   Adult     Felt Fabulous: Section A, p. 12                                 Afternoon   Mosesian Arts   1-5        Art as Experiment, p. 23
                                    Afternoon    Mosesian Arts   1-5       Sew Much Fun, p. 22                                                         Mosesian Arts   3-5        Color Blast, p. 20
                                                 Mosesian Arts   3-5       Drawing FUNdamentals, p. 20
                                                                                                                                     FRI               WCT Theatre     3-9        Mainstage Musical Rehearsal: Shrek The Musical, p. 29
                              TUE                Mosesian Arts   6-8       Spin Me Right Round, p. 19                                                  Mosesian Arts   Adult      Pastel Drawing, p. 9
                                                 WCT Theatre     3-5       Movers and Shakers, p. 30                                       Evening     Mosesian Arts   5-8        Wildlife Studio, p. 21
                                                 WCT Theatre     Teen      Next Level Playwriting - Revise and Expand, p. 33                           Mosesian Arts   6-12       Teen Studio Nights, p. 17
                                    Evening      Mosesian Arts   Adult     Hand and Wheel: Section B, p. 7
                                                 Mosesian Arts   Adult     Mixed Media - Personal Explorations, p. 10                      Morning     Mosesian Arts   K-2        Art for Curious Kids, p. 23
                                                 Mosesian Arts   Adult     Felt Fabulous: Section B, p. 12                                             WCT Theatre     K-2        Page To Stage - Stupendous Steig Stories, p. 30
                                                                                                                                                       Mosesian Arts   3-5        Making Comics, p. 21
                                    Morning      Mosesian Arts & Family    Art Start, p. 24 & 30
                                                                                                                                                       WCT Theatre     3-7        PlayMakers, p. 33
                                                 WCT Theatre
                                                 Mosesian Arts   Adult     Fab Slabs and More, p. 7                                                    Mosesian Arts   Adult      Workshop: Coffee and Clay: Section A, p. 14

                                                 Mosesian Arts   Adult     Totally Twisted - Wire Jewelry Techniques, p. 11                            Mosesian Arts   Adult      Workshop: Coffee and Clay: Section B, p. 14

                                                 Mosesian Arts   Adult     Polymer Clay Creations, p. 11                                               Mosesian Arts   Adult      Workshop: Field Trip!, p. 14

                                                 Mosesian Arts   Adult     Technology In Art, p. 11                                                    Mosesian Arts   Adult      Workshop: All-Day Collograph Workshop, p. 15
                                                                                                                                           Afternoon   Mosesian Arts   Family     Workshop: Portraits and Printmaking, p. 24
                                                 Mosesian Arts   Adult     Books, Stories, and Illustrations, p. 11                  SAT                               Workshop
                                    Afternoon    Mosesian Arts   K-2       Clay Play and More, p. 19
                                                                                                                                                       Mosesian Arts   3-6        Workshop: Glass Fusing, p. 23
                                                 Mosesian Arts   3-6       Inner Journeys, p. 23
                              WED                                                                                                                      WCT Theatre     3-7        Intensive: Hamiltime, p. 33
                                                 WCT Theatre     3-9       Mainstage Musical Rehearsal: Shrek The Musical, p. 29
                                                                                                                                                       Mosesian Arts   5-8        Introduction to Sewing and Creative Textiles, p. 22
                                                 WCT Theatre     3-12      Audition Workshop, p. 30
                                                                                                                                                       Mosesian Arts   Teen       Contemporary Painting, p. 17
                                                 Mosesian Arts   6-8       Drawing Reality, p. 21
                                                                                                                                                       Mosesian Arts   Teen       Animation 101, p. 17
                                    Evening      WCT Theatre     Teen      #ImprovTroupe, p. 32
                                                                                                                                                       WCT Theatre     Teen       Intensive: Hamiltime, p. 31
                                                 Mosesian Arts   Adult     Hand and Wheel: Section C, p. 7
                                                                                                                                                       Mosesian Arts   Adult      Demystifying the Sewing Machine, p. 12
                                                 Mosesian Arts   Adult     So You Think You Can't Draw: Section A, p. 9
                                                                                                                                                       Mosesian Arts   Adult      Workshop: Fractured & Fused, p. 15
                                                 Mosesian Arts   Adult     Create, Ink, Repeat, p. 10
                                                 Mosesian Arts   Adult     The Art of the Book, p. 12
                                                                                                                                           Afternoon   Mosesian Arts   Family     Workshop: Magic Wax - Batik Design, p. 24
                                                                                                                                                                       Workshop
                                                                                                                                     SUN               Mosesian Arts   Family     Workshop: Clay Collaboration, p. 24
                                                                                                                                                                       Workshop
                                                                                                                                                       WCT Theatre     3-9        Mainstage Musical Rehearsal: Shrek The Musical, p. 29

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ADULT | VISUAL ARTS
                                                                                                          Spring 2018

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                                                                                                          Bits and Pieces                                                                     AC1S18
                                                                                                          From Ancient Greece and Rome to the splendors of Turkish mosques, mosaic art

                                              ADULT                                                       has had a prominent role in exquisite decoration throughout history. This art form is
                                                                                                          experiencing a renaissance fueled by the craze for pattern as well as reuse of materials!
                                                                                                          Come explore the ancient yet modern art of mosaics in this unique class! Each student

                                           VISUAL ARTS                                                    creates a variety of mosaics out of vibrantly colored bits and pieces of ceramic and
                                                                                                          glass. Participants learn techniques in design, cutting, gluing and grouting. This art form
                                                                                                          is one in which even a beginner will be proud to take home and display their creations.
                                                                                                          M/$205 NM/$220

                                             SPRING 2018

                                                                                                             Mon April 2 – June 4 (no class April 16, May 28)
                                                                                                             6:30 - 9:00 pm
                                                                                                          		Maureen Hodge
                                              Spring registration opens February 28
                                                                                                          Hand and Wheel
                                                                                                          Learn to use the pottery wheel in this beginning class that covers bowls, plates, and
                                                                                                          cups. Students learn basic handbuilding techniques to broaden the scope of possible
                                                                                                          projects. Specific pieces are demonstrated each week to continue challenging even
                                                                                                          intermediate students while allowing for self-exploration and the development of one’s
                                                                                                          own aesthetic. Class may be repeated to continue building skill. Price includes 25
                                                                                                          pounds of clay to get started, all glazing, and firing. (Limit 7)
                                                                                                          M/$245 NM/$260

                                                                                                          Section A Tue April 3 – May 29 (no class April 17)                                     AC2AS18
                                                                                                          		        9:00 am - 12:00 pm
                                                                                                          		Alexa Mattes

                                                                                                          Section B Tue April 3 – May 29 (no class April 17)                                     AC2BS18
                                                                                                          		        6:30 - 9:30 pm
                                                                                                          		TBD

                                                                                                          Section C Wed April 4 – May 30 (no class April 18)                                     AC2CS18
                                                                                                          		        6:30 - 9:30 pm
                                                                                                          		Tina Gram

                                                                                                          Fab Slabs and More                                                                    AC3S18
                                                                                                          Students learn a variety of handbuilding techniques in this fun class designed for all
                                                                                                          skill levels. Demonstrations include slab construction, coil building, pinching, and more!
                                                                                                          Students may create both sculptural and functional projects throughout the course, with
                                                                                                          many opportunities to choose their own projects. Class may be repeated to continue
                                                                                                          building skill. Price includes 25 pounds of clay to get started, all glazing, and firing.
                                                                                                          M/$245 NM/$260

                                                                                                          		 Wed April 4 - May 30 (no class April 18)
                                                                                                          		 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
                                                                                                          		Alexa Mattes
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Open Studio Add On                                                               AC4S18          DRAWING
                              Open Studio time is the newest way for students to spend additional time developing
                              and honing their ceramic skill. Open Studio hours are supervised by knowledgeable
                                                                                                                               So You Think You Can’t Draw
                              studio monitors, but formal instruction is not included. Students must be currently
                                                                                                                               This is the perfect course for adults who have always wanted to explore mark making.
                              enrolled in a Mosesian Center for the Arts ceramics class. Attendance is tracked by
                                                                                                                               Students study a wide range of materials from charcoal to a variety of drawing pencils.
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                              student sign in. Students may use as few or as many of the scheduled hours as they like
                                                                                                                               They also explore the impact of playing with the scale of their work, incorporating their
                              during a given session. Open Studio time is purchased on a term-length basis. Glaze
                                                                                                                               whole body into the drawing process. Students experiment with various drawing styles
                              and firing costs are included with open studio fee. Students may purchase additional
                                                                                                                               from abstraction to realism and possibly cartooning. Sources of inspiration include live
                              clay from the studio monitor as needed. Hours vary, but generally include at least one
                                                                                                                               models, still life, imagination, comics, and projection. Materials list will be posted online
                              evening, one weekday, and one weekend day per week. The schedule will be updated
                                                                                                                               prior to the start of class.
                              weekly and sent to participants. Contact registration@mosesianarts.org to add this to
                                                                                                                               M/$195 NM/$210
                              your class registration.
                              M&NM/$150
                                                                                                                               Section A Wed April 4 – May 30 (no class April 18)                                     AD1AS18
                                                                                                                               		        6:30 - 9:00 pm
                                                                                                                               		Marta Kaemmer
                                 PAINTING
                                                                                                                               Section B Thu April 5 – May 31 (no class April 19)                                     AD1BS18
                              Watercolor Explorations                                                            AP1S18        		        9:00 - 11:30 am
                              This class is geared towards watercolorists looking to improve their watercolor                  		Zoe Schein
                              technique and create sparkling, spontaneous work consistently and with confidence.
                              Participants focus on composition and effective use of value, color, and a variety of            Hand Lettering - Italic Calligraphy                                                  AD2S18
                              glazes for impact without being limited to depicting reality. Demonstrations, individual         In this introductory class, participants start by learning how to use broad-edged tools,
                              instruction, and critiques are included. Subjects vary and students may work on                  including both markers and dip pens. Then they explore the strokes that form Italic
                              suggested projects or one of their own choosing. Materials list will be posted online            letters. Once comfortable with writing the letters in both lower and uppercase, students
                              prior to the start of class.                                                                     explore some of the many ways they can use this alphabet! Projects include greeting
                              M/$180 NM/$195                                                                                   cards and decorative calligraphic art. Materials list will be posted online prior to the
                                                                                                                               start of class.
                              		 Tue March 27 – May 22 (no class April 17)                                                     M/$195 NM/$210 (Includes initial materials fee)
                              		 9:00 - 11:30 am
                              		Cathy Garnett                                                                                  		               Fri April 6 - June 1 (no class April 20)
                                                                                                                               		               9:00 - 11:30 am
                              Beginning and Continuing Acrylic Painting                                                        		Elissa Barr
                              Paint with acrylics in this class for all levels of painters. Beginning students engage with
                              exercises in value, hue and chroma. Intermediate students work on their own projects             Pastel Drawing                                                                    AD3S18
                              with critiques and guidance. Basic drawing skills recommended, but not required.                 Discover or rediscover the luminosity, richness and depth of pastels! Learn the basics of
                              Materials list will be posted online prior to the start of class.                                pastel drawing, such as color principles, layering, and texture. Participants draw on both
                                                                                                                               white and tinted papers. Through the use of more personal color choices, composition
                              Section A Thu April 5 – May 31 (no class April 19)		                                   AP2AS18   and subject matter, students learn how to discover their own artistic style. Materials list
                              		        9:00 am - 12:00 pm                                                                     will be posted online prior to the start of class.
                              		Marta Kaemmer                                                                                  M/$180 NM/$195
                              		        M/$215 NM/$230
                                                                                                                               		              Fri April 6 – June 1 (no class April 20)
                              Section B Thu April 5 – May 31 (no class April 19)                                     AP2BS18   		              1:00 - 3:30 pm
                              		        6:30 - 9:00 pm                                                                         		              Luba Shapiro Grenader
                              		Marta Kaemmer
                              		        M/$180 NM/$195

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PRINTMAKING                                                                                      Totally Twisted - Wire Jewelry Techniques                                         AM3S18
                                                                                                                              Enjoy creating jewelry in this 4-week intensive course. Begin with easy twisting to make
                                                                                                                              simple wire constructs like pendants, bracelets, and rings. Then try more complex
                             Create, Ink, Repeat                                                                 APR1S18
                                                                                                                              techniques with hammered metals, crocheted metal wire and working with a jig.
                             In this class, students learn five printmaking techniques that use non-toxic materials
                                                                                                                              Participants incorporate found objects into jewelry to create different styles ranging
                             and water-soluble ink. Students have fun experimenting and applying the knowledge of
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                                                                                                                              from Boho to Steampunk. Jewelry basics and tool safety are discussed. Materials list
                             color, line and form to the following processes: relief, collograph, dry-point engraving,
                                                                                                                              will be posted online prior to the start of class.
                             chine-collet and monotype printing techniques (including trace and stencils) with
                                                                                                                              M/$90 NM/$105
                             inexpensive PETG and linoleum plates. Students/artists are also introduced to image
                             preparation and transfer methods, ink and paper preparation, rolling techniques,                 		 Wed April 4 - May 2 (no class April 18) (4 weeks)
                             printing on an etching press and by hand. This course is suitable for artists of all levels      		 9:00 - 11:30 am
                             of ability and experience. A materials list will be posted online prior to the start of class.   		Dawn Scaltreto
                             Shared materials are paid for through an additional fee of $50 collected during the first
                             class meeting.                                                                                   Polymer Clay Creations                                                              AM4S18
                             M/$135 NM/$150                                                                                   Roll, flatten, wrap, and slice brilliant colors to reveal unique designs, which can be
                                                                                                                              transformed into countless other things! Polymer Clay is a vibrantly colored, extremely
                             		 Wed May 9 - June 6 (5 weeks)                                                                  malleable material that hardens at very low temperatures, enabling artists to sculpt
                             		 6:00 - 9:00 pm                                                                                complex sculptures, jewelry, and decorative items without a kiln. Students explore an
                             		Corinne Rhodes                                                                                 array of tools, methods, and techniques. Participants not only leave with a wide variety
                                                                                                                              of beautiful creations, but the ability to continue their polymer clay journey from home!
                                                                                                                              Materials list will be posted online prior to the start of class.
                             MIXED MEDIA                                                                                      M/$90 NM/$105

                             Activist & Advocate Art                                                           AM1S18         		 Wednesday May 9 - 30 (4 weeks)
                             Delve into a variety of artistic media while exploring the most effective ways of                		 9:00 - 11:30 am
                             communicating through art and getting a message across. This is a safe space for                 		Dawn Scaltreto
                             challenging discussions of complex topics to hone one’s inner activist! Materials needed
                             vary by student and will be addressed in class.                                                  Technology In Art                                                                AM5S18
                             M/$180 NM/$195                                                                                   Come explore ways that technology can be used to make art. Students learn and
                                                                                                                              explore in the Hatch Makerspace in Watertown Square and apply their new skills
                             		 Mon April 2 – June 4 (no class April 16, May 28)                                              to projects at the MCA. Explore the basics of 3-D printing, laser cutting, and more.
                             		 6:30 - 9:00 pm                                                                                Make t-shirts, stickers, jewelry, cards and come up with original ideas or incorporate
                             		Ruth Henry                                                                                     new ideas into artwork! No experience necessary but students should come ready
                                                                                                                              for experimentation! Materials needed vary by student and will be addressed in class.
                             Mixed Media - Personal Explorations                                              AM2S18          Classes will meet at the Mosesian and the Hatch.
                                                                                                                              M/$180 NM/$195
                             This class explores a variety of mixed media techniques as participants learn to combine
                             materials and express their personal journeys and/or perspectives on larger issues. The
                                                                                                                              		 Wednesday April 4 – May 30 (no class April 18)
                             class uses a group feedback model to help generate ideas and push each other’s artistic
                                                                                                                              		 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
                             expression to new levels. Encourage creativity through the re-framing of traditional
                                                                                                                              		Dorie Zackin
                             “mistakes” into new and transformative opportunities. Students at all stages of artistic
                             experience are welcome. Materials needed vary by student and will be addressed in
                                                                                                                              Books, Stories, and Illustrations                                                   AM6S18
                             class.
                                                                                                                              Find unique ways to tell stories through visual media. Explore illustration and comic
                             M/$180 NM/$195                                                                                   book techniques, story-based drawings, printmaking, and painting. Create small
                                                                                                                              chapbooks as well as artists' books. Materials list will be posted online prior to the start
                             		 Tue April 3 – May 29 (no class April 17)                                                      of class.
                             		 6:30 - 9:00 pm                                                                                M/$180 NM/$195
                             		Ruth Henry
                                                                                                                              		 Wed April 4 - May 30 (no class April 18)
                                                                                                                              		 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
                                                                                                                              		Dani Schechner

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The Art of the Book                                                             AM7S18
                             Students engage in traditional and non-traditional bookmaking and artist book
                             techniques including alternative book structures. Artists talk about ways to expand the
                             concept and materialization of books as art objects throughout the course. Participants
                             also explore applications of page design and printmaking to book design. Materials list
                             will be posted online prior to the start of class.
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                             M/$90 NM/$105

                             		 Wed April 4 – May 2 (no class April 18) (4 Weeks)
                             		 6:30 - 9:00 pm
                             		Dani Schechner

                             Eco Art                                                                               AM8S18
                             Create art works inspired by the natural environment, art works that investigate the natural
                             world or the relationship between people and the natural world, or even incorporate
                             elements of nature in the creative process. Participants will build, sculpt, draw, paint, and
                             experiment! Materials needed vary by student and will be addressed in class.
                             M/$180 NM/$195
                                                                                                                               Demystifying the Sewing Machine                                                       AF2S18
                             		 Fri April 6 - June 1 (no class April 20)                                                       Have a sewing machine at home that never gets used because no one knows how
                             		 9:00 - 11:30 am                                                                                to use it? Think making fabric items from scratch sounds fun but intimidating? This
                             		Dani Schechner                                                                                  class covers the basics of machine sewing through a combination of scrap fabric and
                                                                                                                               purchased fabric projects. Participants also take a field trip to a local fabric store to
                                FIBER ART
                                                                                                                               scout material and patterns. Sewing machine required. Materials list will be posted
                                                                                                                               online prior to the start of class.
                             Felt Fabulous                                                                                     M/$180 NM/$195
                             Start with a mound of colored wool strands and finish with beads, small vessels, and
                             even a completed felt “painting”. Participants learn basic techniques for transforming            		 Sat March 24 - June 9 (no class April 14, May 5, May 26)
                             unprocessed wool fiber into felt through both wet felting and needle felting. Combine             		 3:00 - 5:30 pm
                             color, texture, and layers of fibers to achieve a wide variety of projects. Materials list will   		Nancy Ishihara
                             be posted online prior to the start of class.
                             M/$195 NM/$210
                                                                                                                                 LITERARY ARTS
                             Section A Tue April 3 – May 29 (no class April 17)                                     AF1AS18
                             		        9:00 - 11:30 am
                             		Elizabeth Stubbs                                                                                Writing Nonfiction - Memory, Memoir, and Me                                          AL1S18
                                                                                                                               Have stories to tell, but lack the experience, motivation, or community to help get
                             Section B Tue April 3 – May 29 (no class April 17)                                     AF1BS18    them down on paper? This class will take writers (and aspiring writers!) on a guided
                             		        6:30 - 9:00 pm                                                                          tour of nonfiction writing genres, styles, and approaches—all of which take memory,
                             		Elizabeth Stubbs                                                                                selfhood, and personal experience as significant subject matter. Whether writing
                                                                                                                               personal essays, memoirs, family stories, manifestos or other styles, this class strives to
                                                                                                                               help students find the style, voice, and genre that suits them best. Through readings,
                                                                                                                               group workshops, and guided exercises, beginning and experienced writers alike will
                                                                                                                               be encouraged to tell their stories, their way. Students will be given the (optional)
                                                                                                                               opportunity to read their work in front of an audience at the conclusion of the class.
                                                                                                                               Materials list will be posted online prior to the start of class.
                                                                                                                               M/$110 NM/$125

                                                                                                                               		 Thu April 5 – May 31 (no class April 19)
                                                                                                                               		 6:30 - 8:00 pm
                                                                                                                               		Zoe Schein

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ADULT | WORKSHOPS                                                                                All-Day Collograph Workshop                                                        AW3S18
                             Winter 2018                                                                                      Collographs can be an exciting combination of relief printing, adding and subtracting
                                                                                                                              layers of material and monotype printmaking. Create printing plates mostly by re-using
                                                                                                                              common household recyclable materials and printing with non-toxic, water-soluble inks.
                                                                                                                              Bring in recyclables to re-purpose and a selection of items that are texturally interesting
ADULT VISUAL ARTS | SPRING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ADULT VISUAL ARTS | SPRING
                                                                                                                              (organic, or man-made: plant forms, feathers, fabric, netting, paper, etc.) and dive right
                                                                                                                              in to a day of experimenting with shape formation and color interaction.
                                                                                                                              M/$110 NM/$125

                                                                                                                              		 Sat May 12
                                                                                                                              		 10:00 am - 6:00 pm (includes a lunch break)
                                                                                                                              		Corinne Rhodes

                                                                                                                              Fractured and Fused                                                               AW4S18
                                                                                                                              Learn to cut, shape, and layer glass to create a decorative piece or functional plate!
                                                                                                                              Combine bright colors, patterns and shapes that will be molded in a hot kiln to form a
                                                                                                                              one of a kind object!
                                                                                                                              M/$75 NM/$80

                                                                                                                              		 Sat May 19
                                                                                                                              		 1:00 - 2:30 pm
                                                                                                                              		Alexa Mattes
                             Don’t have time to commit to a full class but want to do something creative? Our
                                                                                                                              Private Events
                             experienced teachers will encourage your creativity and support your learning. All
                                                                                                                              Holiday parties, baby showers, birthday parties, wedding showers, girls nights out,
                             materials included.
                                                                                                                              bachelor or bachelorette parties are all possible at the Mosesian Center for the Arts!
                                                                                                                              Talented instructors will work directly with you to create a unique project that fits
                                                                                                                              the needs and wants of your group in a relaxed, creative environment. Choose from
                             Coffee and Clay
                                                                                                                              projects such as clay sculpture, drawing, printmaking, jewelry making, felting and
                             Enjoy a hot cup of java and dig into clay in this workshop designed to let creativity flow!
                                                                                                                              more! All art materials included. Cost is $200 for members, $220 for non-members,
                             Students learn to use simple molds as well as shaping and construction techniques to
                                                                                                                              for a party of up to 10. Each additional guest is $10. Contact the Visual Arts Education
                             make a useful or sculptural piece of art! All materials included.
                                                                                                                              Coordinator to reserve your date and for more details! 617-926-ARTS (2787)
                             M/$75 NM/$80
                                                                                                                              bethdalal@mosesianarts.org
                             Section A Sat April 21 & 28                                                            AW1AS18
                             		        10:00 am - 12:00 pm
                             		Alexa Mattes

                             Section B Sat May 12 & 19		                                                            AW1BS18
                             		        10:00 am – 12:00 pm
                             		Alexa Mattes

                             Field Trip!                                                                     AW2S18
                             Venture out to a local museum with an experienced instructor! This small group
                             experience includes looking deeply at several pieces of art and engaging in guided
                             pencil sketching inspired by these works! All experience levels welcome.
                             M/$50 NM/$65

                             		 Sat April 28
                             		 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
                             		Marta Kaemmer
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TEEN | VISUAL ARTS
                                                                                                     Spring 2018

                                                                                                                                              WILDCARD
                                                                                                           In WildCard classes, teens will have the opportunity to acquire a new skill and
                                                                                                      investigate an aspect of visual art that is not covered by our other offerings. Students
                                                                                                      will expand their knowledge of various parts of the art world and work to expand their

                                         TEEN                                                        Teen Studio Nights (Gr 6-12)
                                                                                                                                 creativity through experimentation.

                                                                                                                                                                                      TW1S18

                                      VISUAL ARTS                                                    Come on your own or with friends to explore individual and collaborative forms of art:
                                                                                                     public art, mural-making, silkscreening clothing, fabric arts, cartooning, manga and
                                                                                                     more. This laid-back gathering is a place to bounce ideas off others and take advantage
                                                                                                     of the creative energy that peers inspire.

                                        SPRING 2018
                                                                                                     M/$185 NM/$200

                                                                                                     		              Fri April 6 - June 8 (no class April 20)
TEEN VISUAL ARTS | SPRING

                                                                                                                                                                                                     TEEN VISUAL ARTS | SPRING
                                                                                                     		              7:00 - 9:00 pm
                                         Spring registration opens February 28                       		              Student exhibit: Sat June 9, 11:00 am

                                                                                                                                         MEDIA IN FOCUS
                                                                                                       In Media in Focus, students dive deep into one or more art media. From clay to paint,
                                                                                                     students build technical skills while enjoying the freedom to explore their artistic voices.

                                                                                                     Contemporary Painting (Gr 8-12)                                                     TF1S18
                                                                                                     Prioritize personal voice within observational painting. Learn fundamental painting
                                                                                                     skills while exploring what it means to make a painting today. Utilize color, paint
                                                                                                     quality, process, surface, shape, and mark to analyze and respond to classical and
                                                                                                     contemporary paintings. Expand ideas about observation as their roles as artist's roles
                                                                                                     are challenged.
                                                                                                     M/$200 NM/$215 (Includes materials fee)

                                                                                                     		              Sat March 24 - June 9 (no class April 14, May 5, May 26)
                                                                                                     		              12:00 - 2:00 pm
                                                                                                      		             Student exhibit: Sat June 9, 11:00 am

                                                                                                     Animation 101 (Gr 8-12)                                                           TF2S18
                                                                                                     Animation in the palm of the hand! This course covers 2D and 3D stop-motion
                                                                                                     animation using Stickdraw and Stop Motion recorder applications for Android and
                                                                                                     IOS smartphones. Materials vary from pencil to paint to claymation. Beginning with
                                                                                                     a 3 second GIF and ending with a short film, students learn and tackle the various
                                                                                                     approaches to shooting, editing and assembling animations. Students must supply their
                                                                                                     own smartphone device with available storage for app downloads.
                                                                                                     M/$160 NM/$175

                                                                                                     		              Sat March 24 - June 9 (no class April 14, May 5, May 26)
                                                                                                     		              3:00 - 5:00 pm
                                                                                                     		              Student exhibit: Sat June 9, 11:00 am

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YOUTH | VISUAL ARTS
                                                                                                      Spring 2018

                                                                                                                                          MORE THAN DIRT
                                                                                                       In More Than Dirt, students explore the wide variety of creativity that is available in the
                                                                                                       world of clay. They dig their hands in and learn to turn a wet lump of earth into a useful
                                                                                                                             piece of art or a stunning piece of sculpture.

                                          YOUTH                                                       Clay Play and More (Gr K-2)
                                                                                                      Imagination is the guide as young people learn the fundamentals of shape, texture,
                                                                                                                                                                                         YC1S18

                                       VISUAL ARTS                                                    color, form, and function, while having a great time in the process. Combine pinch
                                                                                                      pots, slabs, and coil building techniques to create free form sculptures and functional
                                                                                                      pots. Students may repeat this class to continue building skill and scope in clay through
                                                                                                      continually changing projects. Price includes clay and firing of all creations.
                                                                                                      M/$190 NM/$205 (Includes materials fee)

                                         SPRING
                                          FALL 2017
                                                2018                                                  		              Wed April 4 – May 30 (no class April 18)
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                                                                                                                                                                                                      YOUTH VISUAL ARTS | SPRING
                                                                                                      		              4:00 - 5:00 pm
                                                                                                      		              Student exhibit: Sat June 9, 11:00 am
                                          Spring registration opens February 28
                                                                                                      As The Wheel Turns (Gr 3-5)                                                          YC2S18
                                                                                                      Learn to wedge clay, use the potter’s wheel, and experiment with basic forming and
                                                                                                      glazing techniques. Students may repeat this class to continue building skill and scope
                                                                                                      in clay through continually changing projects. Price includes clay and firing of all
                                                                                                      creations. (Limit 7 students)
                                                                                                      M/$200 NM/$215 (Includes materials fee)
                                                                                                      		              Mon April 2 – June 4 (no class April 16, May 28)
                                                                                                      		              4:00 - 6:00 pm
                                                                                                      		              Student exhibit: Sat June 9, 11:00 am
                                                                                                      Marvelous Mosaics (Gr 3-5)                                                          YC3S18
                                                                                                      Travel through time with Romans, Spaniards, Turks and more! Explore the ancient art of
                                                                                                      mosaics in which students break things in order to make something new! Each student
                                                                                                      arranges mosaics out of colored bits and pieces of ceramic and glass before they smear
                                                                                                      grout over the whole thing to seal it together. The result could be a beautiful flower or a
                                                                                                      favorite pixelated environment from Minecraft or Legos! Techniques in design, cutting,
                                                                                                      gluing and grouting are included. This art form is one in which even a beginner will be
                                                                                                      proud to take home and display their creations.
                                                                                                      M/$200 NM/$215 (Includes materials fee)
                                                                                                      		              Thu April 5 – May 31 (no class April 19)
                                                                                                      		              4:00 - 5:30 pm
                                                                                                      		              Student exhibit: Sat June 9, 11:00 am
                                                                                                      Spin Me Right Round (Gr 6-8)                                                        YC4S18
                                                                                                      Open to all skill levels! Learn to tame the potter’s wheel or continue a clay journey with
                                                                                                      this course. Students explore using the wheel in combination with coil, slab, and pinch
                                                                                                      techniques to create inspiring projects. Participants can repeat this course to continue
                                                                                                      building skill and scope through continuously changing projects! (Limit 7 students)
                                                                                                      M/$200 NM/$215 (Includes materials fee)
                                                                                                      		              Tue April 3 – May 29 (no class April 17)
                                                                                                      		              4:00 - 6:00 pm
                                                                                                      		              Student exhibit: Sat June 9, 11:00 am
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FLAT FILE                                           Making Comics (Gr 3-5)                                                            YF4S18
                              In Flat File, students explore all art forms that are 2 dimensional, or flat. From painting   This class explores the basics of comics as a medium--from idea to execution. The
                             and drawing to printmaking, students combine play, skill, and experimentation to create        course focuses both on storytelling and drawing skills--from developing stories and
                                                              unique artistic expressions.                                  characters to building and drawing figures, environments, and actions that push a story
                                                                                                                            forward. Whether comedic or dramatic, fictional or true-to-life, poetic or action-driven,
                             Create with Paint (Gr K-2)                                                         YF1S18      students learn the skills to tell their stories, their way.
                             A beginning painting class for young people who love color! Use tempera, watercolor,           M/$170 NM/$185
                             pastels, and more! Roll up those sleeves and get ready to explore something new about
                             paint each week! Participants can repeat this course to continue building skill and scope      		              Sat March 24 - June 9 (no class April 14, May 5, May 26)
                             through continuously changing projects!                                                        		              10:00 - 11:30 am
                             M/$150 NM/$165                                                                                 		              Student exhibit: Sat June 9, 11:00 am

                             		              Thu April 5 – May 31 (no class April 19)                                       Animation - Making It Move (Gr 3-7)                                               YF5S18
                             		              4:00 - 5:00 pm                                                                 Animation in the palm of the hand! This course covers 2D and 3D stop-motion
                             		              Student exhibit: Sat June 9, 11:00 am                                          animation using recorder applications for Android and IOS smartphones. Materials
                                                                                                                            vary from pencil to paint to claymation. Beginning with a 3 second GIF and ending
                             Drawing FUNdamentals (Gr 3-5)                                                    YF2S18        with a short film, students learn and tackle the various approaches to shooting, editing
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                          YOUTH VISUAL ARTS | SPRING
                             Learn the basics of mark making and creating an interesting image. Students explore            and assembling animations. Students must supply a smartphone device with available
                             various styles of drawing ranging from realism to abstraction. They examine not only           storage for app downloads.
                             making marks by adding color, but also drawing by taking color away! Participants can          M/$160 NM/$175
                             repeat this course to continue building skill and scope through continuously changing
                             projects!                                                                                      		              Mon April 2 – June 9 (no class April 16, May 28)
                             M/$170 NM/$185                                                                                 		              4:00 - 5:30 pm
                                                                                                                            		              Student exhibit: Sat, June 9, 11:00 am
                             		              Tue April 3 – May 29 (no class April 17)
                             		              4:00 - 5:30 pm                                                                 Wildlife Studio (Gr 5-8)                                                          YF6S18
                             		              Student exhibit: Sat June 9, 11:00 am                                          Explore ways to draw animals, creatures, and critters! Practice methods for making,
                                                                                                                            drawing, and painting real animals, creatures and beasts naturalistically. Experiment and
                             Color Blast (Gr 3-5)                                                                  YF3S18   explore ways to alter these images to create cartoons, animals, and imaginary beings
                             Tell personal stories through color. In this class participants paint with acrylics and        too!
                             watercolors, draw with oil pastels and colored pencils, and even combine several kinds         M/$150 NM/$165
                             of art at once. Learn how to create a unique palette by mixing a personal selection of
                             colors in myriad combinations. Discover how to express emotions, ideas, passions,              		              Fri April 6 - June 1 (no class April 20)
                             and concerns through art and how to support ideas with the power of color! Classes             		              5:00 - 7:00 pm
                             will center around themes of portraiture, nature, abstraction, and imaginary ideas.            		              Student exhibit: Sat June 9, 11:00 am
                             Participants can repeat this course to continue building skill and scope through
                             continuously changing projects!                                                                Drawing Reality (Gr 6-8)                                                            YF7S18
                             M/$170 NM/$185                                                                                 Draw what the eye sees and see what the hand draws. Students explore ways of making
                                                                                                                            marks, lines and images in this drawing class focused on the real world. Students
                             		              Fri April 6 – June 1 (no class April 20)                                       practice different essential skills including perspective, shading, and proportion as they
                             		              4:00 - 5:30 pm                                                                 create portraits, landscapes and more!
                             		              Student exhibit: Sat June 9, 11:00 am                                          M/$170 NM/$185

                                                                                                                            		              Wed April 4 – May 30 (no class April 18)
                                                                                                                            		              4:00 - 5:30 pm
                                                                                                                            		              Student exhibit: Sat June 9, 11:00 am

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THE THIRD DIMENSION                                                                          REACHING THROUGH ART
                             In The Third Dimension, students break away from all things flat to create art with depth.         In Reaching Through Art, students combine artistic exploration with other subjects.
                               Whether they are learning construction techniques in sculpture or sewing skills in fiber        Whether science, movement, or the literary arts, students cross the borders of subject
                                                  arts, students will be jumping for all things 3D.                                                matter to embrace collaborative learning!

                             Sew Much Fun (Gr 1-5)                                                              YT1S18       Art for Curious Kids (Gr K-2)                                                        YR1S18
                             Learn the basics of hand sewing using needles, thread, scissors, and fabric! Participants       Get those curious hands dirty with this course that is all about exploring with art!
                             make their own pillow, soft sculpture, and even learn to sew on buttons. Later in the           Participants experience a wide variety of art projects from paint to printing, sculpture to
                             class, students learn to create a pattern from an original drawing. Great for beginners         cartooning! Engage the natural curiosity of childhood in a positive way that encourages
                             and experienced sewers alike! Participants can repeat this course to continue building          creativity!
                             skill and scope through continuously changing projects!                                         M/$170 NM/$185
                             M/$200 NM/$215 (Includes materials fee)
                                                                                                                             		              Sat March 24 - June 9 (no class April 14, May 5, May 26)
                             		              Tue April 3 - May 29 (no class April 17)                                        		              10:00 - 11:30 am
                             		              4:00 - 5:30 pm                                                                  		              Student exhibit: Sat June 9, 11:00 am
                             		              Student exhibit: Sat June 9, 11:00 am
                                                                                                                             Art as Experiment (Gr 1-5)                                                        YR2S18
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                            YOUTH VISUAL ARTS | SPRING
                             Introduction to Sewing and Creative Textiles (Gr 5-8)                                 YT2S18    Like to figure out how things work? Tinker with things and recombine them in new
                             Ever wanted to create fabrics or textiles and make original clothes and accessories?            ways? Join us for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math)-based
                             In this class, students create a new textile using paint and muslin, and learn hand and         projects that mingle visual art and more. Experiment with gravity, engineer creations,
                             machine sewing skills to make a bag and/or pencil case. They make a garment using the           and test what the group thinks they know. Who knows where science and art will end
                             textile they created and fabric they buy on a field trip to a local fabric store. No previous   up!
                             sewing skills required, just bring creative imagination.                                        M/$170 NM/$185
                             M/$200 NM/$215 (Includes materials fee)
                                                                                                                             		              Fri April 6 – June 1 (no class April 20)
                             		              Sat March 24 - June 9 (no class April 14, May 5, May 26)                        		              3:30 - 4:45 pm
                             		              12:30 - 2:30 pm                                                                 		              Student exhibit: Sat June 9, 11:00 am
                             		              Student exhibit: Sat June 9, 11:00 am
                                                                                                                             Inner Journeys (Gr 3-6)                                                              YR3S18
                             Polymer Clay - Jewelry and More (Gr 3-8)                                             YT3S18     Each person follows a unique journey through life, which makes them who they are.
                             Roll, flatten, wrap, and slice to reveal unique designs--and that’s just the beginning!         In this class, students look inside themselves for inspiration and work to express what
                             Participants explore Polymer Clay in this fun and creative course that incorporates             they find through a wide variety of art materials and tools. Self-portraits are just the
                             jewelry, sculpture and more. Polymer clay is brightly colored, extremely flexible material      beginning! Come discover more about art and yourself!
                             that hardens at a very low temperature, enabling students to sculpt in three dimensions         M/$170 NM/$185
                             without a kiln. Artists leave the course with a diverse collection of beautiful polymer
                             clay creations!                                                                                 		              Wed April 4 – May 30 (no class April 18)
                             M/$200 NM/$215 (Includes materials fee)                                                          		             4:00 - 5:30 pm
                                                                                                                              		             Student exhibit: Sat June 9, 11:00 am
                             		              Thu April 5 - May 31 (no class April 19)
                             		              4:00 - 5:30 pm                                                                                                    YOUTH WORKSHOPS
                             		              Student exhibit: Sat June 9, 11:00 am                                                                          Looking to try something new?

                                                                                                                             Glass Fusing (Gr 3-6)                                                              YW1S18
                                                                                                                             Learn to cut, shape, and layer glass to create a unique piece of jewelry, a stunning
                                                                                                                             decoration, or functional dish! Combine bright colors, patterns and shapes that will be
                                                                                                                             molded in a hot kiln to form a one of a kind object!
                                                                                                                             M/$75 NM/$80 (Includes materials fee)

                                                                                                                             		              Sat May 12
                                                                                                                             		              1:00 - 2:30 pm

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FAMILY | VISUAL ARTS                                                                         CUSTOM YOUTH EVENTS | VISUAL ARTS
                             Spring 2018                                                                                  Spring/Summer 2018

                             Art Start (Ages 1.5-3 with Adult)                                                  FW1S18
                             Learn together through performing and fine arts: multi-sensory adventures, creative
                             play-based activities, and creative stations specifically designed for toddlers. This is
                             a process-based class where students are encouraged to explore and understand the
                             sensory world, socialize, imagine, build sensory-motor skills, and engage their inner
                             performer and artist! Please come prepared to get messy! Registration includes one
                             adult and one child. Adults may register additional children upon request.
                             M/$170 NM/$185

                             		              Wed April 11 - May 30 (no class April 18)
                             		              9:00 - 10:00 am

                                                              FAMILY WORKSHOPS
                               Looking for a special, creative experience to share with a young person in your life?
                               These workshops are specifically designed for a child and adult to take together! All
YOUTH VISUAL ARTS | SPRING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       YOUTH VISUAL ARTS | SPRING
                                                                materials included.

                             Magic Wax - Batik Design (Gr 3-8 with adult)                                       FW2S18
                             What a great way to hand-make a unique gift for Mother’s Day! Students experiment            BIRTHDAY PARTIES
                             with methods of painting and altering color with wax. Using hot wax, metal dripping          Choose from party projects such as clay sculpture, drawing, printmaking, jewelry
                             tools, and dyes, participants design and create batik silk works of art. By the end of the   making, glass fusing, and more! All art materials included. Cost is $200 for members,
                             workshop, each student has three silk designs to take home.
                                                                                                                          $220 for non-members, for a party of up to 10. Some media such as clay require
                             M/$135 NM/$150 (Includes materials fee)
                                                                                                                          additional resources, and cost $300 for members, $320 for non-members. Each
                             		              Sun April 8, 22, 29                                                          additional guest is $10. Call 617-926-ARTS (2787) or email our Visual Arts Education
                             		              1:00 - 4:00 pm                                                               Coordinator at bethdalal@mosesianarts.org to reserve your date and for more details.

                             Clay Collaboration (Gr K-8 with adult)                                             FW3S18    SCOUT BADGE WORKSHOPS
                             Have a fun family afternoon out of the house! Get those hands dirty and create               Workshops are available for $12 per child per instructional hour. We have
                             with clay! Young people and their adults get to choose: work together on a hand-             workshops available for Brownies (Potter or Painter), Juniors (Jeweler, Drawing,
                             built ceramic project or create independent projects! The first session is all about         Digital Photographer), Cadettes (Book Arts, Comics) and Seniors (Textile, Collage,
                             construction while the second session focuses on glazing pieces to make them water
                                                                                                                          Photography) as well as Cub and Boy Scouts (Animation, Art, Graphic Arts,
                             tight and food safe.
                             M/$90 NM/$95 (Includes materials fee)                                                        Photography, Pottery, Sculpture, and Textile). Call 617-926-ARTS (2787) or email our
                                                                                                                          Visual Arts Education Coordinator at bethdalal@mosesianarts.org to reserve your date
                             		              Sun April 22 & 29                                                            and for more details.
                             		              2:00 - 4:00 pm
                                                                                                                          PRIVATE LESSONS
                             Portraits and Printmaking (Gr K-8 with adult)                                     FW4S18     In our Private Lesson Program, students gain technical skill and artistic experience
                             They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder. The most interesting aspect of portraiture    through weekly individual lessons. Students work one-on-one with knowledgeable
                             is what the maker chooses to illustrate about their sitter. What do you love most about      instructors on individualized projects. Call 617-926-ARTS (2787) or email our Visual Arts
                             a family member? What about their personality and features do you want to share
                             with the world? In this 2-day, inter-generational workshop students create beautiful         Education Coordinator at bethdalal@mosesianarts.org to reserve your date and for more
                             prints on paper, both on the press and by hand to take home and cherish for days to          details.
                             come. Explore color-mixing, drawing and shape-making while learning two very fun
                             and versatile printmaking techniques: monotype and collograph. This course is suitable       OFF-SITE PROGRAMS
                             for parents, grandparents or other relatives and their children, grandchildren or niece/     Students explore visual arts in the comfort of their own school! Mosesian Youth Arts
                             nephews, etc. of all levels of artistic ability.                                             partners with Parent-Teacher Associations and school administrators to offer creative
                             M/$75 NM/$80                                                                                 classes and workshops as part of after-school clubs and enrichment programs. Call
                                                                                                                          617-926-ARTS (2787) or email our Visual Arts Education Coordinator at
                             		              Sat June 9 & 16
                                                                                                                          bethdalal@mosesianarts.org to reserve your date and for more details.
                             		              1:00 - 3:00 pm
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YOUTH | VACATION WORKSHOPS
                                                                                              Winter/Spring 2018

                                                                                              MARCH VACATION | March 19-23

                                                                                              BODIES OF WORK (Gr K-8)                                                                MV18
                                                                                              Explore the many ways bodies can create art! As they engage all of their physical and

                      YOUTH VACATION                                                          mental energy, students will generate unique works of fine and performing arts as well as
                                                                                              exploring what it means for an artist to link multiple pieces into a unified body of work!
                                                                                              M/$385 NM/$400

                        WORKSHOPS

                                                                                                              9:00 am - 4:00 pm
                                                                                                              Student Showcase: Fri March 23, 3:00 pm

                     WINTER/SPRING 2018                                                       APRIL VACATION | April 17-20
VACATION WORKSHOPS

                                                                                                                                                                                             VACATION WORKSHOPS
                                                                                              BLAST FROM THE PAST (Gr K-8)                                                          AV18
                                          Registration open now!                              Travel back in time and launch into the future as we explore the past, the present, and
                                                                                              the future through visual and performing arts. Students may find themselves building a
                                                                                              time machine, exploring ancient cultures, or imagining what the world will be like in 2117!
                                                                                              M/$305 NM/$320

                                                                                              		              9:00 am - 4:00 pm
                                                                                              		              (No class Mon April 16)
                                                                                              		              Student Showcase: Fri April 20, 3:00 pm

                                                                                                      EXTENDED DAY is available for all ages!
                                                                                              NEW!    8:00 am - 9:00 am $15 per day / 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm $25 per day
                                                                                                      No afternoon extended day on Fridays

                                                                                              To register please visit mosesianarts.org/education.
                                                                                              Complete online extended day registration form at least 24 hours in advance.

                                                                                              Need a half-day option? No problem! Please contact registration@mosesianarts.org for
                                                                                              details on how to register.

                                                                                              HEY TEENS! Looking for something to do over school vacation? Come intern with us
                                                                                              during our School Vacation Programs! Our education interns get hands-on experience
                                                                                              with facilitating group activities, classroom management, and leadership skills. Intern
                                                                                              hours are a great way to gain experience and community service credit!
                                                                                              Email education@mosesianarts.org for more details about how to apply.

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MainStage Musical                   Based on the DreamWorks Animation Motion Picture and book by William Steig

                                                                                                                                                                                   Books and Lyrics by          Music by
                                                                                                                                                                                  David Lindsay-Abaire     Jeanine Tesori

                                                                                                                                                                                  Originally produced on Broadway by
                                                                                                                                                                     DreamWorks Theatricals and Neal Street Productions

                                                                                                                                                                                                   SHREK THE MUSICAL
                                                                                                                                          is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).
                                                                                                                                      All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.MTIShows.com

                                WATERTOWN                                                              MainStage Musical - Shrek The Musical (Gr 3-9)		                                  WMS18

                             CHILDREN'S THEATRE
                                                                                                       Join WCT for this fun-filled, energetic musical production. Students will sing and dance
                                                                                                       their way through this larger than life fairytale farce.
                                                                                                       M/$340 NM/$345

                                                                                                       Required Orientation:                               Rehearsals:

                                          SPRING 2018                                                  Sun March 18                                        March 25 - June 10
                                                                                                                                                           Wed & Fri 3:30 - 6:00 pm;
WCT YOUTH THEATRE | SPRING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                             WCT YOUTH THEATRE | SPRING
                                                                                                       Student Audition Orientation:                       Sun 2:00 - 5:00 pm
                                                                                                       2:00 - 5:00 pm                                      (No Rehearsals April 1, 15, 18, 20, May 27)
                                           Spring registration opens February 28
                                                                                                       Parent Orientation:                                 Additional Rehearsal (if needed):
                                                                                                       4:15 - 5:00 pm                                      Sat June 2, 1:00 - 4:00 pm

                                                                                                       Auditions:                                          Final Rehearsals: June 11-14, 3:30 - 6:30 pm
                                                                                                       Wed March 21, 3:30 - 6:00 pm
                                                                                                       Fri March 23, 3:30 - 6:00 pm                        Performances: MainStage Theater
                                                                                                                                                           Fri June 15, 7:00 pm
                                                                                                                                                           Sat June 16, 2:00 pm & 7:00 pm
                                                                                                                                                           Sun June 17, 2:00 pm

                                                                                                       Junior Players - Shrek The Musical (Gr K-2)
                                                                                                       Junior Players will sing and dance as part of the cast of Shrek in 2 of the 4
                                                                                                       performances. Students will also have fun with theatre games and creative movement in
                                                                                                       this popular performance class.
                                                                                                       M/$240 NM/$245

                                                                                                       3:30 CLASS                                           4:45 CLASS                                        WJ2S18
                                                                                                                                             WJ1S18
                                                                                                       Mon March 19 - June 4                               Mon March 19 - June 4
                                                                                                       (No class May 28)                                   (No class May 28)
                                                                                                       3:30 - 4:45 pm                                      4:45 - 6:00 pm

                                                                                                       Required Parent Orientation:                        Required Parent Orientation:
                                                                                                       March 19, 3:30 - 4:00 pm                            March 19, 4:45 - 5:15 pm

                                                                                                       Additional Rehearsal:                               Additional Rehearsal:
                                                                                                       May 20, 2:30 - 3:30 pm                              May 20, 3:30 - 4:30 pm

                                                                                                       Final Rehearsals:                                   Final Rehearsals:
                                                                                                       June 11 & 13, 4:00 - 6:30 pm                        June 12 & 14, 4:00 - 6:30 pm

                                                                                                       *Performances:                                      *Performances:
                                                                                                       June 15, 7:00 pm                                    June 16, 7:00 pm
                                                                                                       June 16, 2:00 pm                                    June 17, 2:00 pm

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Audition Workshop (Gr 3-12)                                                         WAS18                                    MUSIC AND MOVEMENT
                             Looking to brush up your dance skills, scene work, and vocal performance? Then this is          These classes focus on incorporating mind, body and character into one. Students will
                             the workshop for you! In this intensive, students will gain confidence and skills that will               develop coordination, character physicalization and vocalization.
                             assist them in any audition, as well as receive feedback from a mock audition.
                             M/$60 NM/$65                                                                                   Boys Only Dance Review (Gr 5-8)                                               WMM1S18
                                                                                                                            Discover the fundamentals of movement and explore many styles of dance commonly
                             		              Wed March 14                                                                   used in theatre! In this fun and energetic class, students have the unique opportunity
                             		              4:00 - 6:30 pm                                                                 to build their knowledge of, confidence in, and repertoire of movement skills and
                                                                                                                            techniques in a collaborative, ensemble-based setting.
                                 FAMILY                                                                                     M/$165 NM/$180

                             Art Start (Ages 1.5-3 with Adult)                                                  FW1S18      		             Mon April 2 - June 4 (no class April 16, May 28)
                             Learn together through performing and fine arts: multi-sensory adventures, creative            		             6:00 - 7:15 pm
                             play-based activities, and creative stations specifically designed for toddlers. This is       		             Final Showcase: Sat June 9, 11:00 am
                             a process-based class where students are encouraged to explore and understand the
                             sensory world, socialize, imagine, build sensory-motor skills, and engage their inner          Movement Lab (Gr 8-12)                                                       WMM2S18
                             performer and artist! Please come prepared to get messy! Registration includes one             Join WCT’s unique class for intermediate movers of all gender identities looking to
WCT YOUTH THEATRE | SPRING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      WCT YOUTH THEATRE | SPRING
                             adult and one child. Adults may register additional children upon request.                     challenge themselves and advance their education in physical theatre and dance.
                             M/$170 NM/$185
                                                                                                                            Students will gain concrete technical movement skills that can be applied to both
                                                                                                                            theatre and dance performance. Dig deep into techniques of Laban, Contact
                             		              Wed April 11 - May 30 (no class April 18)
                                                                                                                            Improvisation, Alexander, Viewpoints, Grotowski, Action Theatre, and Lecoq in a
                             		              9:00 - 10:00 am
                                                                                                                            safe and ensemble-driven environment. Focus will be on collaboration, as learning
                                                                                                                            culminates in a devised performance of both self-choreographed and instructor-set
                                                                                                                            material. Returning students are invited to continue, and new students are encouraged
                                                                   PAGE TO STAGE
                                                                                                                            to apply. Contact WCT's Education Coordinator, Sophie Rich,
                             In Page to Stage, students will learn to collaborate, explore their creative ideas, and find
                                                                                                                            sophierich.wct@mosesianarts.org to learn more about the application process.
                               their voices while utilizing various classic texts and childhood favorites. Additionally,
                                                                                                                            M/$165 NM/$180
                                                     students will build basic performance skills.
                                                                                                                            		             Mon April 2 - June 4 (no class April 16, May 28)
                             Page To Stage - Stupendous Steig Stories (Gr K-2)                                   WPSS18
                             Bring to life the many beloved stories of William Steig, author of children’s classics         		             7:15 - 9:00 pm
                             including Shrek, Sylvester and the Magic Pebble, and more! In this upbeat and exciting         		             Final Showcase: Sat June 9, 11:00 am
                             theatre program, participants may transform into Steig’s whimsical characters, act out
                             his hilarious stories, and journey to his wonderful lands. Through creative drama and
                             storytelling, participants will learn the basics of performance using their bodies, voices,
                             and imaginations. Registration for this class includes two tickets for WCT’s MainStage
                             Musical production of Shrek The Musical on Saturday 6/16 at 2 PM.
                             M/$185 NM/$200

                             		              Sat March 24 - June 9 (no class April 14, May 5, May 26)
                             		              10:30 am - 12:00 pm
                             		              Final Showcase: Sat June 9, 11:00 am

                             Private Voice Lessons (Gr 4 - Adult)
                             Strengthen your voice through individual lessons at WCT! Special attention will be paid
                             to healthy vocal technique, performance skills and stage presence, as well as general
                             music appreciation. NOTE: Enrollment is contingent on availability of lesson slots.

                             To be kept informed of available slots, please go to mosesianarts.org and sign up for the
                             Private Voice Wait List.

                             Tuition: $35/half hour

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WILDCARD                                                                               WRITE FROM THE HEART
                             In WildCard classes, students will get to explore a new skill or aspect of theatre arts not    This Playwriting series focuses on the craft of script creation and development. Students
                             covered in our other offerings. Students will stretch their knowledge of various aspects of    will work with local playwrights and performers to put their ideas on paper and then see
                                      performing arts, build collaborative skills, and expand their creativity.                                           them brought to life on stage.

                             From Song to Screen - The Studio Experience (Gr 5-7)                              WWCS18       PlayMakers (Gr 3-7)                                                            WWH1S18
                             Become a studio recording artist in this fast-paced journey from song to screen!               WCT’s PlayMakers get the exciting opportunity to write, act in, and produce their own
                             Participants will experience the process of writing a song, recording it, and directing        short works of theatre! Our young playwrights experience the journey of a play from
                             and filming its music video. This one-of-a-kind program offers the opportunity                 idea to performance as they draft scripts, create characters, design sets, and more in
                             to develop and practice a wide range of skills, from singing and composition to                this fast-paced class. NOTE: Depending on the age distribution of participants, the
                             cinematography and choreography -- specialize in one of these components of the                ensemble may work in groups according to age.
                             experience, or try a hand at all of them! Participants will receive audio and video files of   M/$165 NM/$180
                             their original work at the end of the program.
                             M/$185 NM/$200                                                                                 		              Sat March 24 - June 9 (no class April 14, May 5, May 26)
                                                                                                                            		              10:30 am - 12:00 pm
                             		              Thu April 5 - June 7 (no class April 19)                                       		              Final Showcase: Sat June 9, 11:00 am
                             		              4:00 - 5:15 pm
WCT YOUTH THEATRE | SPRING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            WCT YOUTH THEATRE | SPRING
                             		              Final Showcase: Sat June 9, 11:00 am                                           Next Level Playwriting - Revise and Expand (Gr 8-12)                           WWH2S18
                                                                                                                            This advanced program offers students with previous playwriting experience the
                                                                                                                            unique opportunity to revisit, revise, and/or expand one of their original works. With
                                                          THE PERFORMER’S TOOLBOX                                           the guidance of a teacher and feedback from their peers, our playwrights will strive for
                               Actors must hone their art alongside putting it into practice in productions. Classes in     clarity and depth as they further develop their techniques in character development,
                             The Performer’s Toolbox offer students a chance to further develop the necessary skills to     plot structure, and more. To apply for this program, please submit a brief writing sample
                                       create characters, convey a story, and act with confidence onstage.                  and a paragraph describing your interest in and goals for the class to WCT's Production
                                                                                                                            & Communications Specialist, Deidre Purcell, deidrepurcell.wct@mosesianarts.org.
                             Movers and Shakers (Gr 3-5)                                                       WPT1S18      M/$185 NM/$200
                             Jump, slide or swing into this exciting exploration of physical theatre! Participants in
                             this fun and energetic program will get a feel for many different movement techniques,         		              Tue April 3 - June 5 (no class April 17)
                             as they experiment with the body as a tool for communicating stories onstage. From             		              4:45 - 6:00 pm
                             pantomime to pratfalls, our movers and shakers will discover the power to show a story         		              Final Showcase: Sat June 9, 11:00 am
                             without needing to tell, a tool every performer should have in their toolbox.
                             M/$185 NM/$200
                                                                                                                                                                  INTENSIVES
                             		              Tue April 3 - June 5 (no class April 17)                                        Intensives are specialized classes led by local and visiting theatre artists that will help
                             		              3:30 - 4:45 pm                                                                                     you keep your skills sharp, or try something new!
                             		              Final Showcase: Sat June 9, 11:00 am
                                                                                                                            Hamiltime (Gr 3-7)                                                                   WI1S18
                             #ImprovTroupe (Gr 8-12)                                                          WPT2S18       Do you want to be in the room where it happens? The Hamiltime Dance Intensive fuses
                             Fancy yourself funny? Push your improvisation skills to the limit in this program focusing     together the fundamentals of the stage, dance, and all things Hamilton. You'll leave this
                             on the tricks and techniques you’ll need to make your audience laugh at the speed of           experience a scholar of the stage! Students will learn choreography set to music from
                             light. Through a wide range of games, exercises, and improv formats, participants will         the show, explore the power of storytelling, and get to know a little bit about the history
                             gain confidence in themselves, in their scene partners, and in their fast choices onstage.     of our nation. You'll even have a chance to talk about what it's like being in the room
                             M/$185 NM/$200                                                                                 where it happens -- visiting NY-based teaching artist Taylor McMahon has auditioned for
                                                                                                                            the show and works closely with some dancers in the Broadway cast. You won't want to
                             		              Wed April 4 - June 6 (no class April 18)                                       miss it!
                             		              6:30 - 7:45 pm                                                                 M/$95 NM/$100
                             		              Final Showcase: Sat June 9, 11:00 am
                                                                                                                            		              Sat May 19
                                                                                                                            		              1:00 - 3:00 pm

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