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4th Annual Teen Art Invitational

4th Annual Teen Art Invitational

Join us for the 4th Annual Teen Art Invitational Friday April 11th 6:30-9:30pm with live music from local teen band The Grizzlies   MASS MoCA organizes the annual Teen Art Invitational in collaboration with high school art teachers and artists in the northern Berkshires to bring local students’ artwork to the […]

 
Kidspace artists work with Kidspace kids!

Kidspace artists work with Kidspace kids!

03/31/2014 10:22 am / Artist Residency / no comments

During the month of April, three artists exhibiting in Kidspace’s Freedom: Just Another Word For… will lead hands-on art classes and workshops to local and regional students, a rare opportunity for students to engage with professional artists. From April 4-10, Ang Tsherin Sherpa—Nepalese artist who puts a pop art twist […]

 
Some things that could happen on Date Night…

Some things that could happen on Date Night…

02/06/2014 1:52 pm / News / no comments

This Valentine’s Day MASS MoCA will be open after dark, from 6-9pm, for our second annual Date Night. This is pretty close to that dream you have of spending a night in the museum. The galleries will be transformed – think candelight, intimate moments, a whole museum yours to wander together. We […]

 
What’s that sound? It’s time for Art Assembly!

What’s that sound? It’s time for Art Assembly!

01/27/2014 2:20 pm / News / no comments

Over 1,200 kids braved the cold last week to sing, spin and scat to traditional Chinese songs with the talented Dave Liang and Zhang Le. What was the occasion? Our second sold-out Art Assembly of the season. Little Dragon Tales was a fun time for all involved, and I think […]

 
Thank You for Free Day!

Thank You for Free Day!

01/22/2014 3:10 am / News / no comments

Kidspace got taken over by something totally artMAZEing on Free Day …  The day was all around amazing – not just from roster of performances and activities throughout the museum, but the energy and attitude of every visitor that passed through the museum that day. We can’t stop thinking about […]

 
February Break: Camp Utopia!

February Break: Camp Utopia!

01/17/2014 1:43 pm / News / no comments

What are you doing this February break? Building giant domes? Making art? Playing games? Come join Camp Utopia at  MASS MoCA this  February break! FEBRUARY BREAK Camp Utopia February 17 – 21, 2014, 9am-3pm $125 members / $150 not-yet members Before and after child care available for an additional $15 […]

 
The Beginning: Dream Big Task Force

The Beginning: Dream Big Task Force

11/22/2013 12:53 pm / Dream Big Task Force, News / no comments

“We’ve got a great beginning,” a teen reflected at last weekend’s Summit 4 Teens. MASS MoCA and Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) collaborated to host a night of art-making and brainstorming future teen programming. The college students mentored the teens, setting the precedent for a long-term partnership. We began […]

 
We want your holiday trash!

We want your holiday trash!

11/20/2013 12:46 pm / News / no comments

Every year, we love turning your holiday trash into treasures. This year, we’re cranking it up a notch and dedicating an entire week during February vacation to the art of cardboard architecture!CAMP UTOPIA will give young fort builders, visionaries and budding engineers an entire week to transform a 2000 square […]

 
Summit 4 Teens

Summit 4 Teens

11/12/2013 10:00 am / News / no comments

Only a few more days to sign up for the Summit 4 Teens, taking place at MASS MoCA this Friday, November 15, from 4:00-9:00pm! The Summit brings together artists, college students, museum staff, and teens for an action-packed event to envision youth arts programming. The MASS MoCA Education Department and […]

 
FreshKids @ FreshGrass

FreshKids @ FreshGrass

09/26/2013 12:33 pm / News / no comments

For MASS MoCA’s third annual three-day FreshGrass Festival of bluegrass and roots music, the Kidspace ArtBar and staff moved outside to host the FreshKids art-making tent. Overlooking Joe’s Field— the weekend’s largest outdoor venue—the FreshKids tent provided families with materials to fabricate their own bluegrass-inspired masterpieces while enjoying the festivities. […]