Creativity Wanted

MAAM educators are having fun composing artmaking activities for you!

Curator of Education Mesma Belsaré, Education Graduate Assistant Tiffany Doggett ’21, and Looking to Learn Educator Julia Einstein are devising art projects that will surely tap into your inner artist. Whenever possible, we’ve invited artists from our current exhibitions to join in on the fun.

Cut & Collage

Collage your own architectural village with this activity inspired by Ghost of a Dream's site-specific installation Yesterday is Here.

Cut & Collage Instructions


Honor Your Hero

Looking to Learn Educator Julia Einstein teaches us how to paint a miniature portrait to recognize someone who has impacted your life.



Animate with Pop Up

Bring your characters to life with this pop up activity inspired by Game Changers.

Animate with Pop Up Instructions


Pattern Play

Play with patterns in this Valkyrie Mumbet inspired activity by our Looking to Learn educator Julia Einstein.

Pattern Play Instructions


Memory Box

Collage your own memory box! Looking to Learn educator Julia Einstein looks to Ghost of a Dream's Yesterday is Here for this sculptural project.

Memory Box Instructions


Character Cards

Inspired by the Game Changers exhibition, create your own card game in this activity by our Looking to Learn Educator Julia Einstein.

Character Cards Instructions


Paper Sculpture

Make your own paper sculpture with this activity created by our Looking to Learn Educator Julia Einstein inspired by Joana Vasconcelos’s Valkyrie Mumbet.

Paper Sculpture Instructions


Create Your Player

Inspired by the exhibition Game Changers, MassArt CACP's sparc! the ArtMobile created an activity that invites participants to customize their very own game character.

Create Your Player Instructions


Weaving with Paper

Inspired by the vibrant patterns seen in Yesterday is Here and Valkryie Mumbet, MAAM's Education Graduate Assistant Tiffany Doggett ’21 created a weaving activity using paper and found materials.

Weaving with Paper Instructions

Take a break from your screen and draw

Developed by professional artists and educators, these resourceful virtual sessions and prompts draw inspiration from the exhibitions on view at MAAM. Drawing Together is always free and posted on Thursday. Look at past Drawing Together events to see more artmaking ideas!

Share your work on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram with the hashtag #MAAMDrawingTogether.

Draw with us


The MAAM site is set in MAAM Sans drawn by Nick Sherman (MassArt ’06), Beatrice by Sharp Type, and Stellar by Pangram Pangram.

The site was designed by MassArt alumnæ at Moth Design, written by 43,000 Feet, and developed by pod consulting.

“Our People” shot by Dolphin Photography.