Summer Art Camps: Grades 3-5
Patterns, Patterns Everywhere SOLD OUT
Patterns are all around us in nature and in manmade things. Some we see right away, some require a closer look. Learn how to look for patterns of color, shape, line, and texture in the world around you and how to use lively pattern in works of art that show emotion and movement.
Formulas for Fun SOLD OUT
Be inspired by the work of artists such as M.C. Escher as you create tessellations, explore artwork using grids, experiment with perspective and proportion, and learn how art and mathematics intersect.
Drawing FUN-damentals SOLD OUT
Learn basic drawing skills as you work in graphite, charcoal, colored pencil, ink, and marker. Explore contour drawing, shading, the use of perspective, and how to draw a self-portrait.
Art Around the World SOLD OUT
Explore the world in a week through its diverse art forms! Travel across continents and be inspired by different cultures to create unique art as you virtually visit places such as France, Italy, and Mexico. Learn about new places, spaces, and faces!
JULY 1-3 (no class on JULY 4 and 5)
Only in America
From colonial portraits to traditional landscapes learn all about the artwork that put America on the map! Become inspired by the Hudson River School painters and learn how to create the perfect western landscape. Explore 20th-century American artists such as Georgia O’Keeffe and Jasper Johns to make unique masterpieces to take home!
Explore how art connects to the natural world! Discovering the wonders of our planet and how materials from nature can be used to create art. Be inspired by patterns in nature, create a musical instrument, and learn how other cultures use materials from the earth to create artwork and everyday objects
It’s All About Me! SOLD OUT
Explore a variety of art forms and mediums as you create art with YOU as the subject! Celebrate your interests, your favorite things, your family and more, in two- and three-dimensional masterpieces that are as unique as you are.
Crazy About Color
Discover the power of hue as you draw, paint, and print using basic color theory. Learn to mix tints and shades, as well as how to combine complementary colors to create works of art that pack a punch!
Experiment with thread, fabric, foam stuffing, and other fiber materials to learn sewing, weaving, and three-dimensional textile construction. Design and create a variety of creatures, weavings, and soft sculptural forms.
Pop Goes Pop Art!
From the prints of Campbell’s soup cans by artist Andy Warhol to Op-Art designs in collage, explore art forms that exemplify the excitement of the 1960s, one of the most exciting times in American art.
The Power of Pastel
Discover the power of pastel as you work in chalk pastel, oil pastel, and charcoal to learn techniques for drawing, blending and crosshatching. Explore how pastels can be used with colored pencil and watercolor!
Linoleum Block Printing
Explore the possibilities of basic linoleum block printing as you carve and print to create images in black and white, color, and various shapes and sizes.
JULY 29 - AUGUST 2
Art: 5 Ways in 5 Days SOLD OUT
Discover new and different ways to create artwork each day of camp! Explore making felted art pieces and painted paper collages. Learn the art of metal embossing by making embossed sugar skulls, book covers, and assorted jewelry.
Recycling and Upcycling
Recycle unexpected materials into something new, different, and more dynamic than the original (upcycling), as you explore and learn about artists who create with recyclables, including Alexander Calder, Nick Cave, and John Chamberlain.
Cartoon Creations SOLD OUT
Inspired by the Museum’s collection of original comics, learn how to draw cartoon characters, give them personality, develop the elements of setting, and build a storyline through sequence. You might create a new cartoon sensation!
An Artist A Day
Learn the techniques and create in the style of a different famous artist each day! Explore printmaking à la Andy Warhol, paper cutouts in the style of Henri Matisse, landscape painting inspired by Vincent van Gogh, and more.
Full Day, 9am-4pm or Half Day, 9am-noon or 1-4pm.
For full-day participation, students should bring a lunch and a drink.
Lunchtime supervision is provided for full-day attendance. Dress for mess!
Full Day: 9am-4pm: $220/week
Half Day: 9am-noon or 1-4pm: $120/per week
Short Week, Full Day (July 1-3; no class on July 4 and 5): 9am-4pm: $130/week
Short Week, Half Day (July 1-3; no class on July 4 and 5): 9am-noon or 1-4pm: $70/per week
Full Day: 9am-4pm: $240/week
Half Day: 9am-noon or 1-4pm: $130/per week
Short Week, Full Day: 9am-4pm: $145/week
Short Week, Half Day: 9am-noon or 1-4pm: $80/per week
Enroll more than one child the same week of sessions and receive a $10/week discount for each additional child enrolled. Discount only applies for children registered at the same time. Discount unavailable to process through online registration. Please call Education Assistant to process your discount.
Receive a $10/week discount for multiple week enrollment after the first week. Discount unavailable to process through online registration. Please call Education Assistant to process your discount.
* Only one discount eligible per registration (not including membership discount).