Drop in – everyone makes art! Visit New Art Center for an exciting free program for children with their parents, grandparents, or guardians. Explore 2 art-maker spaces; different projects each time! (This is a work-together program; children must be accompanied by an adult.) Most appropriate for ages 4+.

Sunday, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Instructor: Zaira Meneses

New Art Center proudly introduces

Zaira Meneses & Friends

   as they present:

“Altares  de Dia de los  Muertos “

This event will include:

Altar & Paper Cut Making

Exhibition Day:  October 31  10:00 a.m.  – 4:00 p.m.

 Son Jarocho Music & Day of Dead Celebration – 3:00 pm

New Art Center in collaboration with Zaira Meneses, a Mexican musician and recipient of the 2018 Boston Foundation Award, will be presenting a three day opportunity to create an authentic Day of the Dead experience.  Students of all ages are encouraged to participate in the art of making traditional Mexican altar pieces expressing gratitude to loved ones no longer with us. From paper cutting to piñata making, everyone is encouraged to take part in this three-day celebration being supervised by Zaira Meneses & Friends. The exhibition date to view the altars will be open to the public on October 31st. Welcoming everyone will be the sounds of Son Jarocho, an authentic music that originated in Mexico’s coastal Veracruz.  Traditional customary dress is optional, but we encourage everyone to be creative and participate!

Visit New Art Center for Newtonville Village Day!

When: Sunday, September 26th 4:00-8:00 pm

Come to the Village Party of the year! The Newtonville Area Council (NAC) is proud to present Newtonville Village Day – a day full of family, fun, music, art, and entertainment featuring our local talent and businesses!

New Art Center will be hosting a booth featuring two art making activities.  Create your own a 2 1⁄2” design that can be
pressed and turned into a button on site!  Join our Sidewalk Chalk Mural! Designed and created by current New Art Center interns and local Newton North High School students.  Once the outline is drawn, we are encouraging participants to join in and help add to the mural with their own memories and experiences of being Newtonville community members.