Kidspace ArtBar Assistant (part-time, as-needed; weekend hours required) ArtBar assistants help run public hours in the Kidspace gallery, facilitating drop-in art-making experiences for families. The ArtBar offers dynamic art activities thematically connected to current MASS MoCA exhibitions, especially the Kidspace exhibition It’s Only Human. Assistants would fill in as needed, particularly […]
Coming back to MASS MoCA has truly felt like a homecoming. I worked in the colorful, exhilarating Education Department in 2011-2012 as the full-year intern, and now I’ve returned as the Senior Museum Educator, growing more excited each day to be welcomed back into the MASS MoCA family. I’ve been settling […]
Sometimes in life, we are faced with the inexplicable. That is to say, here, at Kidspace, we’ve found ourselves in possession of 1,500 styrofoam blocks. We’ve been asking ourselves, then, “what does one do with 1,500 cubes of blue styrofoam?” If you too have found yourself in such a […]
This summer at Kidspace we sanitized the ArtBar, polished our medical supplies, and sharpened our colored pencils for the exhibition It’s Only Human. In the gallery, artists Marilene Oliver and Nick Veasey use medical technology to create images of the human body that reveal bones, blood vessels, organs, and […]
On Friday, June 27th, the Highland Street Foundation sponsored Free Fun Fridays! at MASS MoCA. 771 people came from all over the world–a fact evidenced by an interactive activity that took place in the museum’s main galleries. Upon entering the gallery dedicated to the work of Teresita Fernández–a conceptual artist […]
Spring 2014 Education Intern, Katherine Agard, reflects on her experiences as a tour guide. Much of art is about having an experience – about opening yourself up to noticing and looking at the world in a new way. At MASS MoCA, all tour guides learn to approach tours as conversations: […]
I couldn’t have asked for a more phenomenal place to spend the last 10 years. It has been such an honor to work with the teachers from our 9 partner schools, countless stellar artists who have inspired me in ways I can’t even put into words and most importantly the […]
Join us for the 4th Annual Teen Art Invitational Friday April 11th 6:30-9:30pm with live music from local teen band Check out highlights from the 2014 Teen Art Invitational here.
During the month of April, three artists exhibiting in Kidspace
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.