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essem art studio

Our mission is to spark joy and cultivate creative power in little artists through creative play and art explorations.

We are hosting in-person programs in our studio in Charlestown, MA as well as live virtual art labs (via Zoom) for budding artists (ages 2+). You can also become an ESSEM INSIDER for $9.99/month and receive access to our growing art vault for on demand arts and crafts at home.

upcoming events

We are offering limited capacity in-person studio programming!

  • 3-Day Minicamps

    3-Day Minicamps

    Drop off | Tues – Thurs (9am – Noon) | Artists ages 5+

    For our in-person 3-day minicamps, we introduce super fun weekly themes with various mediums, processes, and projects. Minicamps are held through the summer and school vacations throughout the year.

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  • Art Labs

    Art Labs

    30-40 minute sessions | In Person | Sensory (12-24 mo) | Art Labs (2-5 YO)

    In person art labs featuring super fun art projects, introducing new mediums or processes, modified Sensory Art session for artists 12-24 mo. Masks required for 2+, accompanying adult required (no more than 2 kids per accompanying adult.)

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  • After School Art Club

    After School Art Club

    Age 5+ | Sat Mornings 9-12 PM | Drop off Program

    Our After School Art Club meets on Mondays at 4:30 and is open to our budding artists, ages 5+. We will delve into a large variety of art and maker projects that are engaging and colorful and may stretch over a number of weeks.

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We host super fun custom Art Parties in person (in studio).
We offer virtual parties (via zoom) as well!

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I’m Sophia Moon! It’s so lovely to meet you!

I am a multi-passionate creative—abstract artist, writer, musician—and I am the Chief JoyMaker at Essem Art Studio. I consider it the highest privilege to create magical experiences for our studio kids and families.
I believe that art is for everyone, everyone is creative, and that engaging in creative practices makes us all happier and more confident every single day. Our programming is about cultivating healthy creative practices and confidence in budding artists and families. To that end, we provide in-person programming in our studio as well as live (virtual) programming  (via Zoom) as well as quality on-demand content.
It is my great hope that our program will spark joy and creativity in your home.
Light and Love,

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Have a look at some of the amazing work from our little artists creating from home with our Essem Virtual Art Labs! We love, love, love how our virtual art labs are family/sibling friendly and can be modified for arists of all ages. Join our subscription plan and never run out of ideas for making art at home!

ESSEM INSIDERS enjoy unlimited access to our ART VAULT

*We offer a 7-day trial period. You may cancel your subscription at no charge
or your subscription will automatically renew at $9.99/month.

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Essem Art Studio

15 Tufts Street | 3rd Floor | Charlestown, MA 02129

Contact: Sophia Moon | tel: (617) 767-1020 | email: hello@essemartstudio.com