All workshops are free & open to the public.

No need to register, just show up!

Workshop 1

Flower Making: Upcycled & Found Objects with HSS Artist Maria Ritz Over 4 weeks, Maria & youth will make various flowers out of found or recycled materials. The flowers will then be turned into an outdoor public art activation at Dudley/Humphreys Streets in August.

Saturdays, July 9, 16, 23, 30, 10am-12noon: Boston Public Library, Uphams Corner Branch, 500 Columbia Rd. Good for kids ages 6-14

Workshop 2

Flowers to Wear: Tie Dye, Silk-Screen Printing, Decoupage & More with HSS Artists Elson & Wilson Fortes & Cristina Todesco

Over 2 Saturdays, Wilson, Elson & Cristina will guide youth in various art processes including tie-dyeing & silk-screening t-shirts, adorning caps with embellishments, collage/decoupage of flowers & more. Kids can take home their apparel. Flowers made will become part of a public art activation at The Strand Theatre this summer.


Saturdays, July 9, 16, 2-4pm: Humphreys Street Studios, 11-13 Humphreys St. Good for kids ages 6-14

Workshop 3

Photography Discovery: Flowers, People, Places of Uphams Corner with HSS Artist Jaypix Belmer

Over two Saturdays, photographer Jaypix Belmer will guide participants through a photographic journey of flowers, people, and places of Uphams Corner. Images will become part of a public art activation at The Strand this summer.


Saturdays, July 9, 16, 10am-12noon: Good for ages 14-adults Meet at Humphreys Street Studios, 11 Humphreys Street

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Upham's Corner  -  Dorchester, MA

Humphreys Street Studios houses a unique and diverse

collection of artists and creative small business whose work

provides beauty, function, and enduring value to our local

community, the greater City of Boston, and beyond.

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