Upcoming Events

MFA\'s Artful Adventures Home School program
Start Date: 01-12-2018
End Date: 12-21-2018
Location: Boston
Age Range: 3 - 18

Artful Adventures offers a specially designed home school program for children ages 3 and older.
Children are divided into 4 groups by age (3-5 years, 6-8 years, 9-11 years, and 12-15 years).
Visits are interconnected and grouped into thematic units. Each visit lasts an hour and a half and combines gallery exploration with an art-making activity.

The Artful Adventures Home School program meets on Friday afternoons (September through June) from 1:30-3:00 pm. Please see below for program dates and topics.
Animal Athletes, Architects, & Artists
Start Date: 03-08-2018
End Date: 05-03-2018
Location: Boston
Age Range: 6 - 10
Zoo New England offers a variety of age-appropriate educational programming for home schooled students ages 6-10. Classes are offered at both Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo.

Taught by Zoo educators, classes include hands-on activities, discussion, animal encounters and behind-the-scenes experiences. Each semester includes progressive program topics focused on teaching students about animals and their interactions within their ecosystems.

Theme: Animal Athletes, Architects, & Artists

Kangaroos in the Olympics? Honeybees building cities? Flamingoes applying make-up? Among the many talents of the animal kingdom are natureâs best athletes, architects and artists. This session we will discover animals with impressive physical capabilities, expert building skills, and an eye for the creative.
Program Dates

Thursdays, March 8, 15, 22 and 29;April 5, 12 and **26; and May 3
(**Skipping April 19th for Spring Vacation Week)

Classes run from 10:30 am â 12:30 pm

Tropical Forest Classroom at the Franklin Park Zoo
(Please note: This classroom is closer to the Giraffe Entrance on Pierpont Road)

6-10 years old, split into two sessions by age if enough students in each age group register

Proof of membership required; Pricing does not include Zoo admission.

Member: $125 | Non-member: $150
Register for both Fall and Spring FPZ Homeschool Sessions and Save! Member: $210 | Non-member: $260

MIT Edgerton
Start Date: 01-08-2018
End Date: 12-21-2018
Location: Cambridge
Age Range: 5 - 18
The Edgerton Center Outreach Program works with school groups, homeschoolers, summer programs and many other groups in the greater Boston area and beyond.

We offer exciting, three-hour, hands-on science and engineering activities suited to a range of grade levels, all free of cost. A description of each activity is available on-line at