Why Step Into Art?

Step Into Art programs offer rich opportunities for learning, skill-building, imagination, and fun!

Abby Rischin with Step Into Art kids at the Fodd Museum, February, 2006

Step Into Art, Inc. is a non-profit organization founded with the mission of providing dynamic, content-rich art education programs that actively engage children with great works of art from Boston-area museums.  Each Step Into Art program takes place in partnership with a Boston school.  Combining art-viewing, art-making, and imaginative writing, our multidimensional programs offer students diverse entry points for learning and expression.

The founder and president of Step Into Art, Inc., Abby Rischin, is a Yale Ph.D. and an award-winning teacher.  Abby brings her enthusiasm and expertise to the design and teaching of Step Into Art programs, working with a talented team of educators to introduce students to the extraordinary collections of major Boston cultural institutions:  the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum; and the Sackler Museum at Harvard University.

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