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MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.


Class Topic:    Color
(Overview & big concepts)       

How do artists use color to convey ideas, feelings, and emotion?
MFA Connections:        Impressionism, 3rd Floor Americas, 155
Art-making activity:    We will read the book “Mouse Paint” and do a fun color mixing with paint activity
Pre-tour group activity:        Practice mixing new colors with jars of water and food coloring
Follow-up activity:     Review how to make your own colors by mixing paint at home.

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Tori Reimann