Polly Thayer Starr Artist Series:
Natural Weaving with Guest Artist
Saturday, August 2, 11:00 AM
Free with Museum admission | Purchase Museum tickets online
or at 617 278 5156
Drop by the studio to work with guest artist Emma Welty and learn about natural dye and weaving processes. Try out your own woven designs to take home on a small hand loom.
A recent graduate of Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston, Emma Welty is a skilled textile artist focusing on weaving, fiber art and natural dye processes. Her work has been shown in exhibitions within the Boston and MassArt community, and her most recent works can be seen on her website and artist books. In addition to her studio practice, Welty has worked in museums and artist workshops as an interpreter, educator, and conservation technician.
All visitors, regardless of age, ability, or familiarity with the creative process, are encouraged to participate. No experience is necessary and no pre-registration required. Activities are designed for visitors 7 and up. Children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.
TICKETING | Museum admission
Adults / $15
Seniors / $12
Members / Free
College students / $5
Visitors under 18 / Free
U.S. military and families / Free
HOW TO BUY TICKETS
- Online: Click the "GET TICKETS" button above*
- By phone: Call the Box Office at 617 278 5156, Wednesday-Monday, 10 am-4 pm*
- In person: Visit the Museum and purchase at the door
*Handling charges apply to these orders.
The Polly Thayer Starr Artist Series is made possible by the Polly Thayer Starr Charitable Trust. Polly Thayer Starr (1904-2006) was an accomplished artist who captured the culture and whimsy of her native Boston with a unique combination of detail, emotion and curiosity. For more, visit the Polly Thayer Charitable Trust online. Hands-on art-making activities are also supported in part by the Josephine and Louise Crane Foundation, the Caleb C. and Julia W. Dula Educational & Charitable Foundation, the William E. Schrafft & Bertha E. Schrafft Charitable Trust, and The Yawkey Foundation. The Museum receives operating support from the Massachusetts Cultural Council.