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

We are closed when Brookline schools are closed. 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+ with Michelle

Session 2 Holiday Season: November 26- Feb 11  (closed for school vacation 12/24,12/31,closed 1/21MLK)

Session 3 WinterSession: Feb 25-April 29 (closed for school vacations 2/18, 4/15)

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.
Cost $330    Materials Fee $40





Monday 3-5 pm

Fiber Fun with Hailey 9+

Session 2 Holiday Season: December 3 -Feb 11(closed for school vacation 12/24,12/31,closed 1/21MLK)

Session 3 WinterSession: Feb 25-April 29 (closed for school vacations 2/18, 4/15)

In this class we explore a variety of fiber based mediums. Students will learn how to weave, embroider, dye, needle felt, knit and create projects that cross and combine these genres as they become comfortable with them.

Cost $330    Materials Fee $40

Hailey Peirce holds a BFA from Mass College of Art. She majored in fiber and 3D arts, but has a strong background in all the fine arts as well. Hailey is our lead teacher at the House of Colors.





Fashion Class: Tuesday Fashion is taught by two instructors Michelle Muhlbaum and Mimi Barnes. 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.

 

Mimi Barnes has a BS and MS in elementary education with a teaching background that spans over 25 years. Not only has she taught many arts and crafts classes and sewing classes, her talents led her to many special programs. In one such award winning program, she worked with high risk high school students to complete their studies and to find valuable work. She has taught preschool through upper grades. Mimi is now studying painting as well.

 

Watch this video from this Spring’s Student Fashion Show

Tuesday 3-5pm

Advanced Fashion Design
and Construction for ages 12+

 

Session 2 Holiday Season: November 13- Jan 22  (closed for school vacation 12/25,1/1)

Session 3 Winter Season: January 29- April 2(closed for school vacation 2/19)

 

This class is open only to students who have experience working with a sewing machine. In this class the students work with Michelle on perfecting their skills in figure drawing, croquis design, and concentrate on clothing details.  Mimi will focus on more advanced projects in apparel using the machine and hand sewing. Students create their own patterns and designs.
Cost $330    Materials Fee $40






Private Events Wednesdays

STUDIO IS AVAILABLE FOR 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 2 Holiday Season: November 15- Jan 24  (closed for thanksgiving 11/22,school vacation 12/27)

Session 3: Winter Session: January 31-April 4(closed for school vacation 2/21)

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.
Cost $330    Materials Fee $40
 




 

Friday 3-5pm

Laid Back Fridays for Teens (High School Students only)

Session 2 Holiday Season: November 16- Jan 25  (closed for thanksgiving 11/23,school vacation 12/28)

Session 3 Winter Session: February 1-April 5

 

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 $330    Materials Fee $40





 

Friday 2:30-4:30pm

Laid Back Fridays for Middle Schoolers with Hailey, 6th-8th grade

Hailey Peirce holds a BFA from Mass College of Art

Session 3 Winter Session: February 1-April 5

If you need to drop your child off at 2pm, please email Michelle, muhlbaum@mac.com and I can arrange to be in the studio if necessary. Class will begin at 2:30PM.)

 

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.

Cost $330    Materials Fee $40





 

Saturday 10:00am-12:00pm

The Studio Arts ages 8 +

Session 2 Holiday Season: November 17- Feb 2  (closed for thanksgiving 11/24,school vacation 12/22, 12/29,)

Session 3 Winter Session: February 9- April 13  (closed for school vacation 2/23)

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.
Cost $330    Materials Fee $40




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