Kids Camp 2018

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Art Camp For Kids Ages 7-13

July 9-August 17  

9am to 2pm • $415 per week 

Sign up for any combination of weeks.

Campers will create three art projects per week. The projects will be inspired by art from all over the world. Children will learn about art history and culture through lecture and discussion, and by looking at examples of art, listening to music  sculpture, printmaking and paper mache.

All campers need to bring a bag lunch and a mid-morning snack. They will have ample time to eat and play outside, so please have them bring sunscreen.

Summer Art Adventure Itinerary

Week 1  July 9-13
Time Travel To Ancient Japan:
Campers will learn about Bushido, the way of the Samurai and create a helmet and sword, a Samurai family crest design and a battle flag.

Week 2  July 16-20
Time Travel To The Renaissance:
 Campers will spend the week exploring the art of Europe during the time of its rebirth and create a triptych, paint a self portrait inspired by Raphael and create designs for playing cards inspired by Renaissance costume and ornament.

Week 3  July 23-July 27
America The Beautiful: 
While listening to traditional American music genres, such as blue grass and folk, campers will examine the cultural icons, legends, architectural and natural landmarks of this great country. Campers will create a painting inspired by American regionalist painter Thomas Hart Benton, a postage stamp and a historical action figure.

Week 4  July 30-August 3
Dancing With Spirits In Africa: Campers will create a Nkisi Nkondi (a figure used throughout Central Africa thought to contain spiritual powers). They will learn about Yoruba, a religion practiced in West Africa and create Adinkra symbol inspired block prints, participate in a drum circle and create a Vodou flag.

Week 5  August 6-10
Harry Potter! Golden Snidgets, Kneazles, Nogtails and You: Campers will spend a week in a mythical and mystical world. Projects will include a spell book, potions and a wand, a 3D model of Hogwarts and a flying or creeping paper mache creature of their choice.

Week 6  August 13-17
New York, New York: Time Travel To The Jazz Age:
 Campers will learn about art and culture in 1920’s NY while listening to jazz greats such as Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington. They will create art inspired by the work of Harlem Renaissance artists Romare Beardon and Jacob Lawrence as well as the art deco movement. Projects will include a cut paper collage, a mural and a travel poster.

 

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File_002(5)Painting & Drawing Intensive
For Kids 12-15

June 25-29 • 10AM-3PM  • $545

The focus of this week is drawing and painting from direct observation. Students will increase their skills while drawing and painting from the live model and still life.

Composition, value, line, proportion and color theory will be highlighted. Self expression and the development of individual artistic voice will be encouraged in a relaxed environment. Students of all levels are welcome.  All students must bring a bag lunch and a mid-morning snack. Art supplies and model fees are included in the tuition.

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