Kids Classes

  • 2016 Dec 10

    Capturing Imaginary Animals with Pencil and Paper - Sold Out

    2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

    Ages 9-13

    Bring your creature drawings to life! Participants will invent imaginary animals using real world animals for inspiration. Looking closely at lions, tigers, and bears (as well as fish, birds, beetles, and reptiles), participants will explore imaginative drawing techniques they can use to create a whole world of creatures inspired by nature.

    $25 members/$35 nonmembers.

  • 2017 Feb 04

    Capturing Feathers, Fur, and Scales with Pencil and Paper

    2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

    Ages 9-13

    Which animals are covered in feathers, fur, or scales? We will explore the subject by looking closely at a variety of specimens in the classroom and galleries and learn how to capture these different animals and textures on paper using realistic drawing techniques.

    Instructor: Erica Beade

    Fees: $25 members/$35 nonmembers.

  • 2017 Mar 18

    Capturing Flowers with Pencil and Paper

    2:00pm to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

    Ages 9-13

    Get ready for spring as you observe and draw flowers. We'll explore how to capture their shapes, draw them in perspective and shade them to create a sense of volume. 

    $25 members/$35 nonmembers.

  • 2017 Apr 29

    Capturing Big Cats and Dogs with Pencil and Paper

    2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

    Ages 9–13

    Instructor: Erica Beade

    Wolves and coyotes, leopards and lions! Join us to explore the world of big cats and dogs. We will use close observation and various realistic drawing techniques to capture these animals and bring them to life on the page.

    Fees: $25 members/$35 nonmembers.

    Advance registration required