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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.

Masks origins and cultures


Students will visit the collection of Masks at the MFA. We will talk about the purpose of Masks in the different cultures, the rituals, their symbolism, the materials that they are made from, etc.

Project: in a big white paper they will draw with charcoal pencil their favorite mask.


The AA Instructor will teach the student the technique of chiaroscuro.