Put your architectural, engineering, planning, design, and construction skills to work! From mirror blocks to KEVA planks, from a large keystone arch to giant interlocking building blocks, builders of all ages and abilities can work collaboratively, solve problems, and think critically while stacking, building and creating.

Bricks, Sticks, & Arches is located in the Middlesex Savings Bank Community Gallery

In this Exhibit

a boy stands under a large arch built out of soft blocks
Keystone Arch

It is a challenge and great fun to build a self-supporting structure--you'll need a partner!

children build a structure taller than themselves with large plastic interlocking blocks

Use these lightweight interlocking blocks to build a house, a chair, or a tower!

a boy stands amid many oversized, soft blocks
Large Soft Blocks

Nest, mix, match, and construct mind-boggling structures!

a boy builds a tabletop structure with small wooden planks
KEVA Planks

Build bridges, construct castles, tinker with towers...what will you create?

father and son are at a table, building with wooden blocks
Mirror Blocks, Alphabet Blocks, Recycled Materials, and more!

We've got all types of new and recycled materials to spur your creative building ideas!

image of two banners, one labeled Ramps and one labeled Bridges
Information Sharing

Beautiful banners co-created with illustrator, graphic designer, and educator Ingrid Hess teach children about basic architectural principles, and inspire their work.