Online payment options are now available. Buy Now buttons are located under each class. They apply for any session.  You can still pay by check or cash. Send a check to The House of Colors at 667 Washington Street, Brookline, MA 02446. Please call 617-365-5625 or email muhlbaum@mac.com for more information. During the school year, I am flexible with drop off times as I know many of you are coming from different school districts. You are welcome to drop your child off as early as 2:45 pm or as late as 3:30. Friday class hours run differently for elementary school students since Brookline schools let out early. Please check the schedule.

Monday 3-5 pm

Studio Arts for ages 7+ 

Session 1 Fall : September 14 – November16(closed for Yom Kippur 9/28)

Session 2 Holiday Season :

Session 3 Winter :

In this class we explore a variety of art forms such as drawing, painting and sculpture. We mix different mediums as students become more confident, plus we have added fiber fun projects to our curriculum such as weaving, felting and dying fabric. Students learn essential techniques while their own individual creativity is encouraged.

Cost $380    Materials Fee $50





Fashion Class: Tuesday Fashion is taught by Michelle and Summer.  In addition to Michelle’s fine art background, she has taught fashion illustration, fashion sketching and fashion industry classes at Newbury College, Framingham State College, Mount Ida College and created a Pre college fashion program for the Art Institute of Boston. She designs her own one of a kind hand bags and has created her own printed fabrics.

Summer is a graduate of The House of Colors and BHS. She is now a current student at SCAD but is taking her classes online due to Covid. We are lucky to have her with us for the time being. Some of you may know her from our Summer program.

Watch these videos from our Student Fashion Show

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Tuesday 3-5pm

Advanced Fashion Design 10+ or by experience

Session 1 Fall: September 15 -November 10 This Class is Closed

Session 2 Holiday Season:

Session 3 Winter :

This class is for students with previous sewing experience. Here we work on improving skills needed to become a designer and  continue learning advanced garment construction. We help students form a unique style though examining designers of the past, as well as exploratory techinques found in all our classes.

Cost $380    Materials Fee $50





Wednesday 3-5pm

Beginning Fashion Design 9+

Session 1 Fall: September 16 -November 11

Session 2 Holiday Season:

Session 3 Winter :

This class encompasses hand sewing, machine sewing, pattern making and beginning to understand what goes into designing your own clothes. We learn fashions sketching and illustration techniques. The art of croquis design and learning how clothes work on the figure, and how we design clothes is introduced in this class.

Cost $380    Materials Fee $50





Private Events Wednesdays

STUDIO IS AVAILABLE FOR SMALL CORPORATE EVENTS, PARTIES & WORKSHOPS- Call 617-365-5625 to book yours today or visit our events page (see above) to learn more!


Thursday 3-5pm

Studio Art ages 9+

Session 1 Fall: September 17-November 12 This Class is Closed

Session 2 Holiday Season:

Session 3 Winter :

In this class we explore a variety of art forms such as drawing, painting and sculpture.  Students learn essential techniques while their own individual creativity is encouraged. Students learn to use many mediums and mix them. We have added fiber based projects as well such as weaving, indigo dying, macrame, for those students who would like to explore these areas of art as well.

Cost $380    Materials Fee $50  This class is FULL AND CLOSED





Friday 3:00/3:30- 5:00/5:530pm

Come in when you can get here. We have a flex time. 3:30 is fine. BHS has changed it’s schedule and I have heard many of you are just finishing online high school classes at 3:00pm.

Laid Back Fridays for Teens (High School Students)

Session 1 Fall: September 25-November 20 (We are closed September 18 Rosh Hashanah)This Class is Closed

Session 2 Holiday Season:

Session 3 Winter:

Wind down the busy week in the art studio.  This class is designed for the older student to work on independent projects  in art, design, fashion design and portfolio preparation.

Cost $380    Materials Fee $50





Friday 2:30-4:30pm

Laid Back Fridays for Middle Schoolers  7th-8th grade

Session 1 Fall:September 25-November 20 (We are closed September 18 Rosh Hashanah)This Class is Closed

Session 2 Holiday Season:

Session 3 Winter:

Wind down the busy week in our art lounge. Draw in your sketchbook on a couch or bean bag. Learn fun and relaxing techniques like needle felting, sculpey, knitting and macrame. Paint and refine your drawing skills.This class incorporates many of our Fiber Fun Projects but gives you the opportunity to work on your fine art skills too.

Cost $380    Materials Fee $50





Sunday 2:00-3:00pm

Zoom Fashion Illustration with Ali 11+

Session 1 Fall:September 20-November 15

Learn how to Illustrate and sketch the figure and design clothes in this fun class with Ali. Ali is a student at the Chicago Art Institute and a graduate of The House of Colors. Bring paper, colored pencils and markers to class

Cost 280.00