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MassArt Presents Free Family Day on Saturday, November 10

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Visitors of all ages are invited to explore the senses through fun hands-on art making activities

Boston, MA – October 24, 2018 – Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt) will host Family Day on Saturday, November 10 in the Design and Media Center. Twice a year, visitors to the Bakalar & Paine Galleries are invited to participate in this free event organized by Gallery Education staff and the MassArt Art Education department. Due to the ongoing renovation of the Galleries, Family Day will take place in the Design and Media Center Atrium this fall.

Drop in for interactive activities and art-making inspired by the event’s theme¾the senses¾designed and guided by MassArt students, faculty and Gallery staff. Activities are best suited for ages 6 and up. A special play room is offered for visitors under 6. 

Family Day
Saturday, November 10, 2018, 11am-4pm

Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Design and Media Center Atrium
621 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Public Transportation
MBTA Green Line E Train (Longwood Medical Area stop)
Route 39 MBTA bus (Huntington Ave @Longwood Ave stop)

Free admission, refreshments served. For more information, visit


About Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt) is one of the top colleges of its kind in the United States. Founded in 1873, MassArt has a legacy of leadership as the only freestanding public college of art and design in the country and the nation’s first art school to grant a degree. The College offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate degrees in art, design, and art education, all taught by world-class faculty. MassArt is also home to the Bakalar & Paine Galleries, a free professionally curated contemporary art space dedicated to enriching the academic curriculum and making contemporary art an accessible experience for all. Among MassArt’s most accomplished alumni are art dealer Arne Glimcher, designer Brian Collins, Oscar-winning set designer Nancy Haigh, visual artist and composer Christian Marclay, 2016 Project Runway winner Erin Robertson, interior and lifestyle designer Kelly Wearstler, and photographer William Wegman. For more information, visit Follow MassArt on social media: TwitterInstagramFacebook, and LinkedIn.


Susie Stockwell, Director of Public Relations • 617.879.7066

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