Painting

Zapotec-Style Painting Family Workshop

Back by popular demand! Learn to paint Zapotec design motifs with visiting artists from Oaxaca, Mexico. The father-son team of Ventura and Norberto Fabian continues the tradition of creating hand-carved and painted wooden figures known as alebrijes. Select an original, small figure to paint and take home. Instructors: Ventura and Norberto Fabian Taught in Spanish […]


Zapotec-Style Painting Adult Workshop

Back by popular demand! Learn to paint Zapotec design motifs with visiting artists from Oaxaca, Mexico. The father-son team of Ventura and Norberto Fabian continues the tradition of creating hand-carved and painted wooden figures known as alebrijes. Select an original, small figure to paint and take home. Instructors: Ventura and Norberto Fabian Taught in Spanish […]


Harvest Festival: Somerville Reads 2019

Celebrate Somerville Reads during our Harvest Festival!  1:00-3:00 Library Lawn: Pumpkin carving for adults. Feeling competitive? The carving most inspired by the Haunting of Hill House wins a prize! Supplies are limited so arrive at 1:00 to ensure pick of the pumpkins. 1:00-3:00 Library Auditorium:  Pumpkin painting for children. Spookiest pumpkin of all wins a picture […]


Miller Street Open Studios

After Dark / In the Daylight: Open Studios at 11 Miller Street, Somerville, MA 02143   After Dark: Friday, 4/5: 6-9pm Music: Ken Field & Friends In the Daylight Saturday, 4/6: 12-5pm Sunday, 4/7: 12-5pm   Miller Street Open Studios is pleased to present it’s bi-annual 3 day event!  The event is free and all are welcome!  This […]


Artisan’s Asylum: The Watercolor Wonders of Supernova with Chie Yasuda (Live Demo)

Join us on Wednesday, September 26th for a talk and live demo by Chie Yasuda, a Somerville-based watercolor artist originally from Japan. Come and listen to her talk about her newest art series inspired by “supernova.” She will take this time to speak about her inspiration for her artwork and how science informs her creations. […]


Visual Journaling

Class Description: The purpose of a Visual Journaling session is to explore the visual symbols generated by your intuition to connect with your inner wisdom. We don’t want to make “art”, but instead we want to access our intuition through image making. Suggested Materials: Large pads of drawing paper, crayons, colored pencils and magic markers. However, you […]


Conception Contemporary Art Show

Come see over 30 of Boston’s best emerging artists display and sell their latest works! We will have painters, photographers, sculptors, and more, including live music from Lightworkers.    Conception Exhibits are now taking place across the US, and have been featured in the Dallas Patron Magazine, Wall St Journal and ABC news.


Pawblo Picasso Unveils New Product Line

“Schnauzerberries taste like Schnauzerberries!” So begins the post announcing what may become an annual tradition with Pawblo Picasso, Somerville’s purveyor of pet portraiture. If you buy one of two limited edition 2016 desk calendars, you may find yourself the winner of a number of pawful prizes. Hidden amongst the calendars, which come in dog and […]