About Miss Rose

Miss Rose

Miss Rose and company

I am Rosie, the founder and educator at Art Barn.

I am an artist, potter, passionate gardener and landscaper. After graduating from the Massachusetts College of Art with a degree in Ceramics, I taught pottery to both adults and children at small art centers and at MIT. My first full time teaching position was in the Brookline Public After School Program. The school’s full time Art Teacher recommended I apply to the School of the Museum of Fine Arts where she also taught. It is there that I earned my Masters of Fine Arts in Teaching. As a graduate student, I was chosen to teach children’s art classes at the Museum of Fine Arts.

I am a self taught gardener; for me, gardening is art. It involves color, light, and life cycles. My gardening began with a love for flowers and has evolved into a way of life where I eat the food I grow, and find a personal haven in my own yard.

For the last twenty years,  I have been an art teacher in the Boston Public Schools. I have taught a variety of age groups; throughout these experiences, I have become specialized in teaching very young children. I am excited to share my love for art and nature with young children and stimulate their development, creativity, and curiosity.

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17 thoughts on “About Miss Rose

  1. Your school sounds so great! We will try to come to the next Open House. Thanks! Our twins are 2.6 (birthday June 22) so I’m not sure if they’ll meet the age requirement. Hopefully they will. Thanks!

  2. We are interested in having my daughter’s 6th birthday party at the art barn in April! How do I best reach you to discuss?

  3. Hello Rosie, I have a 7 and 4 year old who would love to do art classes but asked to go at their own pace/not “have” to paint what everyone else is painting. Do you ever offer classes like this please? Thanks!

    • Hello, I believe that we spoke on the phone but I just saw this message unanswered and so I wasted to respond incase I had you mixed up with someone else. My classes are designed to offer kids instruction with materials and freedom to explore. My next camp in on Aug 3rd. Let me know it you are interested. 617 780 7730
      Thanks, Rosie

  4. Good afternoon, Do you hold children’s birthday parties ( ages 3 and 5) in the winter (i.e. February/March)? Thank you for any information. Stay well.

  5. Hi! I am wondering if you are offering your drop in day care services still? I tried to reach you buy there was no answer or voice mail. Thanks!

    • HI there, I am still offering drop in day care. Sorry you couldn’t get through, phone troubles… Please do try again to reach me by phone or leave me your # and I will be happy to contact you. I am at 617 780 7730. Thanks, Rosie

  6. Hi Rose, Do you have availability for a full time for a toddler from 7:30 to 4pm? I’m looking for day care ASAP. My daughter is 2.5 year old.

  7. Rose,
    My daughter and I were just at the Open House last Saturday and we just loved your place! What is the best way to get in touch with you regarding space for the Drop-In service? What do we need to do in order to get registered?
    Thank you!
    Melisa

    • Hi Melissa,
      I was great to meet you and your adorable daughter. Just give me a call and we can schedule drop-ins. I only need basic information, contact info, emergency #s allergy info… my # is 617 80 7730
      Rosie

      • Rosie,
        Coming soon I may be in need of flexible drop in days – at this point which days do you have 2 slots open (3 yr old & 4.5 yr old)?
        Thank you!

      • Hello,
        Thanks for your interest. At this point I have spots on wed and fri. Come June it is very likely that more will open as I have one family planning an extended vacation. If you like we, give me a call and we can set up a time for you to visit.

        Rosie
        617 780 7730

  8. Sounds great! I brought my daughter to your open house a while ago and she loved it, would love for my son to see it too! I will give you a call later today or tomorow.
    Thank you!

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