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Current & Upcoming Classes, Programs and Events

Winter Holiday School Vacation Art Camp!!!!! Ages 5 - 10
Three full days of intensive art making!! Mon Dec 28th, Tues Dec 29th, Wed Dec 30th, 9am - 5pm.
With our talented Director of Programs Cheryl Robinson
at The Little House in Savin Hill 275 East Cottage Street near JFK/UMass T
This three day Art Camp gives children a chance to be immersed in creative exploration in a safe, nurturing environment. Students will have warm ups with movement and stretching; work on larger scale art projects in drawing, painting or sculpture; participate in dialogues about their work and build memories to last for many years. There is a 20% sibling discount and Scholarships and Sliding Scale options are always available! Students bring their own lunch and wear clothes to get messy in! Dot Art will provide all the materials and some healthy snacks. We are thrilled to be expanding our school vacation programs this year thanks to the volunteer efforts of many supporters. Contact us at office@dotart.org to ask about sliding scale and scholarships.
$165 includes all materials and snacks. Students bring a lunch.

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Saturday Open Studios. A drop-in Art laboratory for ages 3 - 10
Begins on September 26th!
With Lizzie Connolly, Art Therapy Intern and Cheryl Robinson, Dot Art’s Director of Programs
at The Little House in Savin Hill 275 East Cottage Street near JFK/UMass T
This is a weekly drop-in program for children age 3 - 10! A great activity for young artists to explore and create with an array of art materials for a full two hours from 10:30 - 12:30pm! Children age 3 - 5 can come with parents or caregivers and children age 5 - 10 can come alone. Lizzie Connolly of Lesley’s and, Dot Art’sProgram Director, artist Cheryl Robinson and our wonderful high school helpers encourage self expression and freedom in a safe and nurturing environment! Special thanks to College Bound Dorchester for the space! RSVP to 617-680-5269. Hope to see your kids there!
$10 per session. SCHOLARSHIPS and SLIDING-SCALE always available
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The Children’s Studio for ages 3 - 5.
with Judy and Janet Shea at Baker Lofts in Lower Mills
Fridays,10:30 - 12:30pm
Class begins October 30th thru January 22nd (10 sessions)
These will be 10 great weeks of creativity and exploration with Dot Art’s well loved and experienced teachers Janet and Judy Shae. Held at our vibrant studio at the beautiful and historic Walter Baker Lofts in Lower Mills, students will paint, draw, build and play in a safe, engaging and nurturing environment for a two hour class. All materials and snacks are provided. Scholarships and sliding scale are always available as well as second sibling discounts.
All classes take place at 1231 Adams Street in Lower Mills at the Walter Baker Artist Lofts (left side entrance).

$150 includes all materials and snacks.
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Dot Art’s School Partnership Program

We are pleased to provide After-School art classes at The Henderson School and all In-School art classes for The Lee Innovation and The Holmes Schools in Dorchester to provide quality programs in the visual arts. We are at the Henderson every Monday and Wednesday working with children from K2 - 4th grades to hone their skills in drawing, painting and sculpture. At our In-School programs at the Lee and Holmes we offer 13 classes per week to children from K0 - 2nd grade...over 400 children! Find out more about bringing Dot Art to your school by emailing us at office@dotart.org. Dot Art is proud to have also partnered with The Kenny, The Murphy and The Everett schools and others in Dorchester over our 17 year history in the neighborhood!


Non-Profit and Community Collaborations

We have collaborated with Boston City Singers, UMass Boston, Friends of Ronan Park, College Bound Dorchester, Friends of Savin Hill Shores, Write on the Dot, Dot OUT, Dorchester Food Coop’s Winter’s Farmers Market and other non-profit organizations in Dorchester to help build a stronger presence of the arts in our community. We believe that art unites communities and encourages social change. To bring Dot Art into your organization please contact us at office@dotart.org