Fall Registration is open!
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.
Browse our fall offerings & register today!
New ! 3D Story-mode (5-8 years)
Create fantastic 3D pieces and get a boost of creative writing skills and imagination! Using literacy inspirations, we will create puppet theater props, musical instruments and unique characters to bring old and new stories to life.
Register now: Tuesday at 4:30
New! Architecture and Engineering (9-12 years)
For your budding builder, this class will capture curiosity about famous buildings and bridges around the world. We will take a deep look into the building and design process with an array of materials and encounter activities with ramps, tall towers and pendulums.
Register now: Fridays at 4:45
New! Art Experiments in Action (8-10 years)
Slime. soap making, bubble explosions and more! We will focus on the chemistry of materials and ingredients combined to make new concoctions and explorations to amaze and learn.
Register now: Tuesdays at 5:30
Art in the Park (4-5 years)
Art and nature combine in this new program. Spend the first five weeks in our sunny Art Room learning about famous artists that have used nature as a creative tool in their artwork. You will then polish up your technique using items from nature. The second 5-weeks will be outdoors in the Boston Garden, capturing the beauty of Boston's outdoors!
Register now: Thursday at 2:00
New! Art in Nature (1-3 years)
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: Thursday at 10:15
Art Journaling (10-13 years)
For Hill House's more advanced artists, join us in the Art Room for a mixed media adventure which spans genres to create a visual journal, a place to capture creativity using art and words.
Register now: Monday at 5:15
Clay Creations (3-5 years)
This program will teach the building blocks of using clay! We will learn to manipulate different types of clay to make beads, structures, sculptures and more. Each of these projects will encourage each student to bring their own creativity to life in 3D! Participants will be able to take home their creations at the end.
Register now: Wednesdays at 2:30
New! Creative Expression (5-8 years)
This class is dedicated to providing children with inventive art instruction and projects that will b ring to life the wonderful world of creative expression. We will spark visual and imaginative approaches exploring lines, colors, textures, shapes, puppets and patterns with the use of tinkering materials and mixed media.
Register now: Friday at 3:30
New! Imagination Art Stations (3-5 years)
What can we make with a box? Imagination is the base for the development of higher thinking. During this class, we will embrace imaginative play through the creation of art projects that include favorites like castles, airplanes or doll houses. With the use of tinkering and recycled materials, we will encourage the creation of original pieces to be used in future imaginative play. Please note: this is a drop-off class.
Register now: Thursdays at 11:15
Jewelry Making (6-10 years)
We will create beautiful pieces of jewelry using various methods and materials including metal, wire, paper, clay, recycled objects and much more. By learning how jewelry is made we will use our imagination and creativity to make unique pieces for ourselves and others,
Register now: Thursdays at 4:00
New! Little Builders (2-4 years)
Grab your curious creator and get ready to build some skills! This class will teach the importance of problem solving through various materials. It will also be an introduction to 3D art and sculptures through fun projects.
Register now: Wednesdays at 11:15
Mundo de Colores (1-3 years)
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 is taught by Adriana Donohue.
Register now: Fridays at 9:15
Open Art (1-4 years)
Free for members; drop-in.
Enjoy doing arts & crafts without the stress of a weekly commitment! Explore various art stations and projects with different textures, materials and mediums! This is a great opportunity to meet new kids and families in the community. Under our warm, creative art staff's supervision, you and your child will get a taste of all the Hill House art program has to offer.
This program facilitated by Adriana Donohue
New! Play, Paint & Investigate I (12 months-24 months)To fulfill the investigative and natural schema of childhood, we will work with meaningful construction and deconstruction of organic materials at play. We will smash and mix, discovering our senses by using mortar, pestles, clay, light and shadow and paint provocations among other sensory fulfilling activities.
New! Play, Paint & Investigate II (19 months-3 years)
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. This class is for children who are 19 months and older who have already experienced Play, Paint & Investigate I or are 24 months and older.
Preschool Picasso (3 - 5 years)
Wade into the art world and its most popular mediums: paint, clay, watercolors and solids. Pre-School Picasso will focus on pre-school related themes, activities and developmental goals. Participants will develop visual and fine motor skills, practice sequencing and arranging, gain a more detailed awareness of colors, shapes, shades, textures and practice healthy decision-making techniques. Please note: this is a drop-off class. All participants must be potty-trained.
Register now: Wednesdays at 1:30
New! Scientific Drawings (3-5 years)
Young minds are scientifically driven by sharing interests and curiosities. We will practice collaboration skills and process learning while creating scientific drawings that feature collaborative and individual works. We will learn how to draw step by step creatures in nature and their habitats while having rich conversations on pond life, animals in the savannah or bugs in the woods!
Register now: Tuesday at 11:15
Sculpture (6-8 years)
Learn how to manipulate various materials into captivating and creative sculptures. We will be using a wide range of materials including wire, clay, wood, cardboard and other found and recycled materials to produce imaginative three dimensional creations.
Register now: Thursday at 4:45
Sensory Play (1-2 years)
Come and explore through various modes of sensory play. Each week we will introduce new materials and activities to help engage our little ones’ minds through textures,touch, sight, sound, and movement. Sensory play is a wonderful opportunity to play, explore,learn, and to create in a fun process based environment.
New! Storytelling with Loose Parts (2-4 years)
During the first steps of language and literacy development, we can deepen our curiosity by using creative materials that ignite love for reading. Inspired through fairy tales and stories, we will use open ended materials and other art mediums as practice guides to create thoughts and interpretations of our very own characters and stories.
Register now: Tuesday at 10:15
New! Studio Art (9-13 years)
For all our older artists at heart, this class will introduce, evolve and accentuate a wide range of art skills inspired by the students' own favorite artists and interests. We will practice skills such as drawing, painting, mixed media, sculpture, animation, photography and printmaking.
Register now: Wednesday at 5:30
Interested in all of our enrichment program offerings?
Visit our programs page to see all of our classes!