Winter/Spring Session

Watercolor for Adults – All levels
Sundays, January 27 – March 10 (6 weeks; No class Feb. 17)
Instructor: Carolyn Todd
Discover and expand your visual awareness inspired by the challenges and unpredictable nature of watercolor media. The classes will include presentations regarding color pigment and painting history. $160M, $180NM


Drawing Figures and Faces for ages 9-12
Wednesdays, 4:00-5:30pm.
January 30-March 13 (6 weeks; No class Feb. 20)
Instructor: Carolyn Carbonell
Learn the basic proportions of the human figure and face, and practice drawing them realistically before we apply our new skills to cartoons. $70M, $90NM


Tuesdays, 6:30 – 7:45
I. January 29 – March 12 (7 weeks, $63M, $77NM)
II. March 19 – May 7 (8 weeks)
III. May 14 – July 2 (8 weeks)
$72 M, $88 NM for an 8-week session; $14 for drop-ins


February Vacation Week Workshops
Sign up for individual, 2-hour workshops for any number of days.
Workshops are $18M, $22NM for each child; supervised lunch ½ hour between morning and afternoon is an additional $3 per child per day (students bring their own lunch). Sign up one child for both days, morning and afternoon (4 workshops) and get a $5 discount! On, see the Wednesday afternoon workshop for a $5.00 discount option.
More information and registration at
If you wish to register after the deadline, please call the Museum to find out if the workshop is running, 978-345-4207. Sometimes we can take last-minute enrollments.
Tuesday, February 19
10:00 am – 12 noon
Clay Animals for ages 5-8
Tangle Art for ages 9-12
12:30 – 2:30 pm
Paint and Collage a Coral Reef for ages 5-8
Acrylic Painting on Canvas for ages 9-12
Wednesday, February 20
10:00 am – 12 noon
Patterns in Nature f­­­or ages 5-8  (mixed drawing/painting/collage)
Optical Illusions for ages 9-12 (mixed drawing/painting/collage)
12:30 – 2:30 pm
Paint-a-Palooza for ages 5-8
Paint and Collage a Coral Reef  for ages 9-12
April Vacation Week Workshops
See information about February Vacation Week Workshop above.
Workshops (except Make a Light Spinner) are $18M, $22NM each for each child
Make a Light Spinner fee: $20M, $24NM
More information and registration at or by calling the Museum at 978-345-4207
Tuesday, April 16
10:00 am – 12 noon
Stack a Robot! for ages 5-8
Impressionist Painting for ages 9-12
Wednesday, April 17
10:00 am – 12 noon
Wild Watercolors for ages 5-8
Make a Light Spinner for ages 9-12
Educators’ Workshop
Thursday, February 28, 4:00 – 6:00 pm
Fire and Light: Otto Piene in Groton, 1983–2014  and Moving Objects: African and Oceanic Art from the FAM Collection
We’ll tour these two exciting exhibitions with the curators, then make connections to curricula. Light refreshments, resource materials, and PDPs, too! Fee: $10 for teachers who teach outside of Fitchburg; Free for Fitchburg teachers. Please pre-register; go to or call 978-345-4207 ext. 305

To Register

 Go to, or call the Museum at 978-345-4207, or visit the Museum and register at the front desk.

Fitchburg Art Museum
185 Elm Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Phone 978-345-4207
Fax 978-345-2319