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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.

portraits- John Breen /Artful Adventures

In this gallery tour the kindergarteners will be exposed to a fashionable portrait by John Singer Sargent,a colonial portrait of Paul Revere,a life size impressionism style portrait by Sargent, and Picasso's "Portrait of a Woman". The students will be exposed to these varied styles while being asked to consider how color plays an important part in the work,realism vs abstract style,and the different choices artist make when painting or drawing a portrait ,all while thinking of what they will include in their own clay portrait!

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