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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.

Discover The Circle

Class Topic:

Discover the circle


(Overview & big concepts)

Students understand the significance of how the circle is used across cultures and in art.

MFA Connections:

Jancy Stefan -D is for Design, Jar wth Spirals-Ancient Egypt, Arthur Dove

Art-making activity:

Printmaking with circles

Pre-tour group activity:

The Dot, By Peter H. Reynolds

Follow-up activity:

Research Tibetan Mandala Sand Paintings


Created By

Sarah Arcotta