Summer Art Camps: Grades 3-5

ENTERING GRADES 3-5

STUDENTS MAY ATTEND FULL-DAY OR HALF-DAY PROGRAM AS PROJECTS WILL BE DIFFERENT

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MAY 26-27* (no class MAY 23-25)

REGISTER FOR FULL DAY

Superheroes
9:00am - noon

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s...ART! Create artwork inspired by people who you consider to be a superhero. A superhero can be a family member, artist, or comic book character –someone you look up to! Use clothespins, fabric, and assorted embellishments to create a superhero figurine. Turn yourself into a superhero by creating a mixed media painting using paints and textiles. Give your superheroes purpose by designing a storyboard that details how they make a difference.

REGISTER FOR MORNING SESSION

Recycling and Upcycling
1:00pm – 4:00pm

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 Nick Cave, John Chamberlain, and Jean-Michel Basquiat.

REGISTER FOR AFTERNOON SESSION

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MAY 31-JUNE 3* (no class MAY 30)

Masquerades and Mask-Making - SOLD OUT!
9:00am - noon

Come one and all to a camp filled with mystery and disguise! Create an array of decorative masks transforming yourself into new characters and creatures each day while learning the basics of mask construction and design.

Playing with Pattern - SOLD OUT!
1:00pm – 4:00pm    

Discover how patterns are used in everyday life. Create with a variety of materials, found objects, colored pencils, oil pastels, paint, fabric, and more. Explore the delightful results of repetitive design and learn what happens when a shape or pattern is repeated on paper.

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JUNE 6-10 - SOLD OUT!

Express Yourself!
9:00am - noon

Discover how to express yourself through art! Be inspired by artists who were known to express themselves such as Jackson Pollock and Jean-Michel Basquiat. Celebrate your interests, your favorite things, your family and more, by creating two-and three-dimensional masterpieces that are as unique as you are.

Crazed for Clay
1:00pm – 4:00pm

There is nothing like hand-building with clay to develop fine motor skills! Create functional three-dimensional art like vessels, sculpture, and more, using pinch, coil, model, and slab methods. Learn to burnish and glaze finished pieces, which will be kiln fired. Some pieces might be glazed and fired for pickup at a later date. Firing fee: $10

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JUNE 13-17

Crazy About Color - SOLD OUT!
9:00am - noon

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 complimentary colors to create works of art that pack a punch!

Passion for Paint - SOLD OUT!
1:00pm - 4:00pm

Learn to paint with acrylics as you explore color theory and a variety of painting styles.  After exploring the color wheel and color mixing, paint in the styles of Fauvist Henri Matisse, Picasso’s Cubist period, and the Abstract Expressionism of Jackson Pollock and Wassily Kandinsky.

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JUNE 20-24

Force of Nature - SOLD OUT!
9:00am - noon

Become a force of nature by creating artwork of and from nature! Be inspired by artists such as Clyde Butcher and Louis Dewis to create your own landscape scene. Use found objects from nature, such as sticks, leaves, and rocks, to design both two-and three-dimensional works of art.

Art of Collage - SOLD OUT!
1:00pm - 4:00pm

Experiment with a variety of flat materials, both traditional and unexpected, as you learn the basics of an art form that blossomed with the Cubists and continues to be a powerful form of expression today. Be inspired by artists such as Romare Bearden, who created images with cut paper and other unexpected materials.

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JUNE 27-JULY 1

Fiber Fun! - SOLD OUT!
9:00am - noon

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.

Under the Sea - SOLD OUT!
1:00pm - 4:00pm

Discover the world under the sea! Create a coral reef sculpture, a tropical fish collage, and an underwater sea creature using recyclable materials. Come set sail and “sea” where your artistic talents take you!

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JULY 5-8* (no class JULY 4)

Art Around the World - SOLD OUT!
9:00am - noon

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 imaginatively visit places such as France, Italy, and Mexico. Learn about new places, spaces, and faces!

Watercolor Wonders - SOLD OUT!
1:00pm - 4:00pm

Learn watercolor and gouache (opaque watercolor) techniques such as washes, dry brush and wet-in-wet to capture depictions of objects, water, light and atmosphere.

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JULY 11-15

Pop Art Party! - SOLD OUT!
9:00am - noon

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.

Art in Motion - SOLD OUT!
1:00pm - 4:00pm

Explore and create art that moves (kinetic art)! Design mobiles, puppets, kites, and more. Discover how movement can even be depicted in paintings, drawings, and sculpture.

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JULY 18-22 - SOLD OUT!

Mixed Media Mash-up!
9:00am - noon

Explore how to mix a variety of mediums together to create an assortment of artwork! Paint, print, draw, collage, and sculpt to design two- and three-dimensional works of art that combine a multitude of media.

Drawing FUN-damentals
1:00pm - 4:00pm

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.

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JULY 25-29

SEW Amazing! - SOLD OUT!
9:00am - noon

Come have SEW much fun this week at OMA! Develop your sewing skills by designing and creating an emoji pillow with a voice recorder! Learn simple sewing techniques and familiarize yourself with basic sewing tools. Explore the galleries and find sewn artwork to inspire you in the studio! Materials fee: $12

pARTy Animals - SOLD OUT!
1:00pm - 4:00pm

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! What other animals are in the galleries? Let your imagination “run wild” as you use watercolor, clay, textile fibers, and mixed-media to create a wonderful menagerie of creatures, both two- and three-dimensional.

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AUGUST 1-5

Imagine, Create, Illustrate! - SOLD OUT!
9:00am - noon

Discover how illustrators use images and text to convey a message. Write your own stories, create illustrations using a variety of media, and learn simple bookbinding techniques to create your own unique illustrations that tell a story!

Linoleum Block Printing - SOLD OUT!
1:00pm - 4:00pm

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.

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AUGUST 8-9* (no class AUGUST 10-12)

REGISTER FOR FULL DAY

The Altered Book
9:00am - noon

Spend these two days deconstructing books!  We will repurpose old tomes in a variety of ways—discovering the limitless possibilities of artist books as a medium.  Students are encouraged to bring a book they would like to deconstruct to class.

REGISTER FOR MORNING SESSION

The Power of Pastel
1:00pm - 4:00pm

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!

REGISTER FOR AFTERNOON SESSION

Fee Schedule

Time:
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 a mess!

COST:
Members:
Full-Day: 9am - 4pm: $225/week
Half-Day: 9am - noon or 1pm - 4pm: $125/per week
Short Week, Full Day, May 26-27 (no class on May 23-25) and August 6-9 (no class on August 10-12): 9am - 4 pm: $90/week
Short Week, Half Day, May 26-28 (no class on May 23-25) and August 6-9 (no class on August 10-12): 9am - noon or 1pm - 4 pm: $50/per week
Short Week, Full Day, May 31-June 3 (no class on May 30) and July 5-8 (no class on July 4): 9am - 4 pm: $180/week
Short Week, Half Day, May 31-June 3 (no class on May 30) and July 5-8 (no class on July 4): 9am - noon or 1pm - 4 pm $100/per week

Non-Members:
Full-Day: 9am - 4pm: $250/week
Half-Day: 9am - noon or 1pm - 4pm: $140/per week
Short Week, Full Day, May 26-27 (no class on May 23-25) and August 6-9 (no class on August 10-12): 9am - 4 pm: $100/week
Short Week, Half Day, May 26-28 (no class on May 23-25) and August 6-9 (no class on August 10-12): 9am - noon or 1pm - 4 pm: $56/per week
Short Week, Full Day, May 31-June 3 (no class on May 30) and July 5-8 (no class on July 4): 9am - 4 pm: $200/week
Short Week, Half Day, May 31-June 3 (no class on May 30) and July 5-8 (no class on July 4): 9am - noon or 1pm - 4 pm $112/per week

Discounts*

Sibling/Group Discount
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.

Multi-week Discounts
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).

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