Art

Hill House offers a variety of art classes every season as well as one-time art workshops on weekends. Ranging from painting and drawing to 3D art, we offer classes ranging from one year olds to 13 year olds. All materials are provided in class.

***All details regarding program structure are dependent upon the progress of phases for COVID-19 re-opening in Boston and MA. Live programming will involve all latest health and distancing guidelines, with the potential of transitioning to virtual sessions. All measures will be implemented based on the most up-to-date guidelines provided from state and local officials.***

 

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Browse our winter offerings:

 

Animal Education Art (3-5 years)     IN PERSON

In this art class, students will focus on a different animal each week, learning about what makes them special like where they are from and what they eat. After learning about the animal, students will create an art project inspired by the animal, merging zoology with creating!

Register now:     Thursday at 11:00

       

Art in Nature (3-5 years)       IN PERSON

Explore mother nature and the elements in this new art class! Your child will make natural paint brushes, paint branches and create wood sculptures. Seasonal projects will include use of pumpkins, leaves, snow, flowers, dirt and much more. We will explore sensory bins with sands, dirt and other items to see what happens when we add water, snow and other natural elements. Dig in!

 

Register now:       Monday at 11:15        

 

Fashion Design (7-12 years)    IN PERSON

Get ready to explore the world of fashion, from creating your own textiles to sewing up cool outfits, you will learn the ins and outs of what’s in and what’s out. This class will focus on the basics of hand sewing, color, fashion illustration, and textiles. Participants will create outfits for their favorite dolls or stuffed animals, learn to create fun and interesting patterns, and create a fashion portfolio of their dream outfits. Unleash your inner fashionista in this exciting new class.

*Masks will be required for all drop-off programs.

Register now:           Thursdays at 5:15

 

 

Knitting Club (6-12 years)   IN PERSON

Come join us for Knitting Club! This class is geared towards students who are curious to learn more about knitting and practice their skills with an experienced instructor. They will explore various tools and knitting techniques in this class. All skill levels are welcome.

*Masks will be required for all drop-off programs.

Register now:     Tuesdays at 4:00

 

  

Mundo de Colores Pod (12 months-3 years) IN PERSON

This class is for families who want to participate in the semi-private pod offerings but do not have a group of families to create their own pod with. This class will be closed to the public one week after it begins so that the group is the same students for the season.

Art projects and crafts will help your little one learn simple Spanish phrases and colors. Mundo de Colores promotes development of hand-eye coordination, visual and fine motor skills through sequencing and arranging.  This class will also broaden awareness of colors, shapes, shades and textures.
This program taught by Adriana Donohue.

*Masks will be required for all drop-off programs for ages 3 years and older.

Register here: Fridays at 10:00

 

 

Ocean Explorers (3-5 years)     IN PERSON

Dive into this new art class with us as we learn all about the ocean and the creatures that call it home. Students can make a splash in our water tank and will create a new art project related to the lesson each week, learning with a greater understanding of the seven seas. 

*Masks will be required for all drop-off programs.

Register now:      Wednesday at 11:00

 

 

Outdoor Art (3-5 years)     IN PERSON

This 4 week program is geared towards families who don't mind bundling up and still wish to be outdoors for programming! This class will create different art projects inspired by the Boston Garden while remaining outdoors the whole time.

*Masks will be required for all drop-off programs.

 

Register now: Tuesdays at 2:00

 

Play, Paint & Investigate II (3-5 years)    IN PERSON

The next step to fulfill the investigative and natural schema of childhood. Join us for a hands-on, messy class letting your child create and play through different provocations and social-emotional skill activities. Through interesting inquiry and pretend play, we will use various textures,  materials and mediums. We will smash and mix, discovering our senses using mortar, pestles, clay, light, shadow and paint among other sensory fulfilling activities.

*Masks will be required for this drop-off program.

Register now:  Tuesdays at 4:00            

 

 

Storytelling (7-12 years)     IN PERSON

Storytelling is an immersive writing/world creating class where kids will alternate between listening to classic stories, learning different writing tips and tricks, writing their own creative pieces, and reading them for one another. We will start out reading some classic kid literature, learning what makes a good story and what makes a great one. Next we will move on to writing our own short stories and work on these through the weeks with some bonus story times thrown in. Finally on our last week we will read our finished stories to one another celebrating all your hard work! If you love to read or write and want to learn how to create your own stories or how to make yours even better then this is the class for you!

*Masks will be required for all drop-off programs.

Register now:       Tuesdays at 5:00

 

 

Stuffed Animal Art (5-7 years)     IN PERSON

This class is for students looking to learn how to create with a needle and thread as well as some basics of knitting with the ultimate goal of creating stuffed animals while gaining skills useful for other crafts too.

*Masks will be required for all drop-off programs.

Register now:      Thursdays at 4:15

 

 

 


 

 

Interested in all of our enrichment program offerings?

Visit our programs page to see all of our classes!