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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.

Getting to Know Sculpture

Class Topic:

Getting to know Sculpture



Students understand how artists use various materials and techniques to create 3 dimensional artworks.

MFA Connections:

 Louise Nevelson, Tara Donovan, Alexander Calder, Edgar Degas

Art-making activity:

Mixed media wire sculptures with clay, buttons, beads, straws, and feathers.

Follow-up activity: Paint the base of your sculpture when the clay is dry.

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Created By

Sarah Arcotta

Grade Level

General Interest