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Mosaic Mandalas at deCordova

Mosaic Mandalas at deCordova

Connection Lab has used mandalas in therapeutic settings, with english-language learners, and has now brought them to the deCordova museum and sculpture park.  An introductory mosaic workshop linked to an exhibit in the galleries called Cool Medium: Art, Television...

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deCordova stained glass screens class

deCordova stained glass screens class

We had a great time using some of the techniques of copper foiling to make non-traditional stained glass screens.  We used glass, gears, keys, wire, shells and wood.  Our projects explored the ideas presented in the gallery exhibit called "virtual screens" on view now...

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SAMA coming to Boston!

For all you mosaic enthusiasts, SAMA, the Society of American Mosaic Artists, is coming to Boston this March! With the New England Mosaic Society growing, SAMA will be a great opportunity to hone our skills and meet other mosaicists from around the...

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Identity Quilt

Identity Quilt

Connection Lab worked with the graduating 5th graders at the Haggerty School in Cambridge, Massachusetts to quickly design and create a quilt that pieced together the many identities of the students. Each student was given a small white square of fabric mounted on a...

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Preschool Mosaic Repair

Preschool Mosaic Repair

After a number of rough New England winters, the mosaic pathway at the Aggassiz preschool in Somerville was beginning to come apart. This weekend was beautiful, crisp, and mostly clear, which made it perfect for repairing the damage. We started by pulling up all of...

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