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“He’s kin. He’s part of the family,” says Executive Director Abigail Norman. He came to the Eliot School in 2013 wanting to teach his passion—comic art, sequential art. He began teaching adult and children’s comic classes as well as life drawing. Read more.

The Eliot School prepares to reopen its Schoolhouse for classes and workshops for Fall, 2021!

A virtual summer intensive professional development series called Supporting the Processing of Experiences through the Arts during Crisis (SPEAC) that specifically caters to the current needs of K-12 students and teachers in the Boston and Springfield areas.
Session 2: Sept 14–Oct 13
Learn more here
Read about the heart of the Eliot School and all of the accomplishments thus far in our Annual Report.
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Join us via Zoom on
Thursday, May 13 at 7 pm.
Let's usher in the spring and new beginnings together. Celebrate with us as members of the Eliot School community that make the Eliot School possible share their creative spaces and their stories.
Come enjoy a toast, art-making, and a few other surprises.
Learn more here.


Join us during Boston Design Week for an artist talk with exhibiting comic and illustration artists Jerel Dye, LJ-Baptiste, and Zahirah Nur Truth. Moderated by artist Cagen Luse.
Bold BOOM Universe exhibition will run from Friday, April 2 through Sunday, May 2
at Galatea Fine Art, in Boston’s SOWA District.  
Learn more here.

RSVP for the Talk

We have an exciting series of free online crochet lessons for youth (ages 10-17) and adults in April.
Learn the basics of crochet and then dive back for a second lesson to learn more techniques.
Beginning Crochet Lesson 1:
Monday & Tuesday, April 19-20
2:00 PM-4:00 PM - Ages 10-17 
6:00 PM-8:00 PM - Adult 
Beginning Crochet Lesson 2:
Thursday & Friday, April 22-23
2:00 PM-4:00 PM - Ages 10-17
6:00 PM-8:00 PM - Adults

Register for Crochet Lessons

Thank you to all who donated to our year-end appeal. We appreciate your generosity and support. Of course, it's never too late to support the Eliot School. 
In fact, Congress voted to extend charitable deduction incentives through 2021.
Learn more here.
"Let the globe, if nothing else
Say this is true
That even as we grieved, we grew
That even as we hurt, we hoped
That even as we tired, we tried"

Let us remember Amanda Gorman’s reading of her inauguration poem "The Hill We Climb."
Her words lifted us like a wave of hope, paving the way for brighter days to come.
Read more here.
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