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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

 
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.

 
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 […]