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Call for Teaching Artists – Teen Summer Residency 2015

Call for Teaching Artists – Teen Summer Residency 2015

02/04/2015 8:55 am / News / no comments

MASS MoCA announces an exciting opportunity for a visual artist to serve in residence with teen participants.  MASS MoCA Teen Programs aim to expose area youth to contemporary art-making practices, build confidence and leadership abilities, provide creative avenues for self-expression, and deepen teens’ connections to the museum and greater North […]

 
Kidspace is hiring!

Kidspace is hiring!

11/18/2014 1:31 pm / News / no comments

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 […]

 
I’m baaack!

I’m baaack!

07/14/2014 9:15 am / News / no comments

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 […]

 
How to: (Super Styrofoam!) STAMP

How to: (Super Styrofoam!) STAMP

07/10/2014 6:58 pm / News / no comments

  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 […]

 
Summertime at Kidspace

Summertime at Kidspace

07/09/2014 10:57 am / News / no comments

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 […]

 
Free Fun Friday!

Free Fun Friday!

07/03/2014 9:12 am / Education, Events, News / no comments

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 […]

 
Gone Off-route: A tour guide’s experience at MASS MoCA

Gone Off-route: A tour guide’s experience at MASS MoCA

06/26/2014 12:20 pm / Education / no comments

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: […]

 
Swansong

Swansong

06/18/2014 12:50 pm / News / no comments

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 […]

 
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 Check out highlights from the 2014 Teen Art Invitational here.

 
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