Make Art

Everyone is an artist at ARTS FIRST!
Read the ARTS FIRST Festival guide online

On The Plaza

Wheel throwing, ARTS FIRST 2016Ancient Impressions
Use clay press molds inspired by figurative and animal sculptures in the Harvard Art Museums to create your own impression to carry away, with the OFA Ceramics Program.

Street Art with Deo
Draw graffiti-style word art with artist-in-residence Paul Deo.

Thermoform Your Own John Harvard
Use a thermoforming machine and 3D printed molds to create a John Harvard mask with the SEAS Active Learning Labs team.

Build a Bug
Learn all about our many-legged friends, the arthropods, by building your very own bug to take home. Get inspired by real museum specimens from the Harvard Museum of Natural History.

Paint Harvard Yard
Share your vision of your surroundings on canvas with the Cabot House Third Space team.

Around The Yard

Figure drawing, ARTS FIRST 2016Figure Drawing
Explore your world on paper. Outdoor figure drawing led by OFA Heddi Siebel in Harvard Yard. Easels, art materials and model provided.