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Summer Art Camp

Summer Art Camp 2019



Play, imagine, discover, create, and participate in a weeklong arts adventure!

The CMA Art Camp is back with new classes. Come explore your creative side! Campers will have the opportunity to participate in educational and exciting hands-on art activities in the museum’s classrooms and galleries. Tuition includes all materials in order to create their own masterpieces. Each themed session is taught by a seasoned artist or licensed art educators! 


CMA Summer Camp is for students ages 6-18. The Camp will be divided by the amount of students registered and age groups (usually ranging from ages 6-10 & 11-14). There is a special session reserved for ages 14-18 (Session 3-C).


Each camp runs for 5 days. Students registering for a “Full Day” are required to pack a lunch every day to eat during the supervised break. 

 

Check back regularly for new camp offerings, or sign up for our e-newsletter to stay informed when new camp sessions are announced!  


Families should not be discouraged from applying due to tuition costs.  Scholarships are made available through support from The Hoover Foundation for CMA Summer Art Camps. Applications are due: May 20th, applicants will be notified by May 24th.
 

summer camp scholarship information .

 

Schedule & Cost

  • Session 1-A (Morning): June 17 – June 21, 9:30 – 12:30
  • Session 1-B (Afternoon): June 17 – June 21, 1:30 – 4:30
  • Session 1-C (Morning): June 17 – June 21, 9:30 – 12:30
  • Session 1-D (Afternoon): June 17 – June 21, 1:30 – 4:30 
  • Session 2-A (Morning): June 24 – June 28, 9:30 – 12:30
  • Session 2-B (Afternoon): June 24 – June 28, 1:30 – 4:30
  • Session 3-A (Morning): July 8 – July 12, 9:30 – 12:30
  • Session 3-B (Afternoon): July 8 – July 12, 1:30 – 4:30
  • Session 3-C (Morning & Afternoon): July 8 – July 12, 9:30-4:30 

 

Registration

Cost per Session = $141 (Cost for Members: $113) (Morning OR Afternoon)

Sign up for a Full Day and save:

Cost for a Morning AND Afternoon session = $263 (Cost for Members: $210)

 

Camp Sessions

Session 1-A (Morning) - Studio Arts Academy - 2-D Media (Drawing, Painting, Printmaking

Designed for ages 6-10 & 11-14

Begins 06/17/2019, Ends 06/21/2019 - Register

*deadline to register: 06/15/2019

5 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 09:30 AM-12:30 PM

101a, 101b, 102, Courtyard

Instructor: Morgan Choffin & Amy Brown

Take your creativity to the next level and explore 2-D materials like never before. Learn creative techniques for drawing, painting, and printmaking.ÿMasterpieces from the Museum collection and Art History will motivate students to experiment with pencil, charcoal, colored pencils, inks, watercolor paint, tempera paint, acrylic paint, printmaking and more. Taken 2D Media before? No problem, all projects and activities are brand new for 2019!

Cost: $141.00 per person (Cost for Members: $113.00)

 

Session 1-C (Morning) - Sketchbook Exploration

Designed for ages 9-13

Begins 06/17/2019, Ends 06/21/2019 - Register

*deadline to register: 06/15/2019

5 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 09:30 AM-12:30 PM

101a, 101b, 102, Courtyard

Instructor: Morgan Choffin & Amy Brown & Douglas Laughbacher

Every artist needs a sketchbook! Drawing in a sketchbook regularly is one is one of the best ways to build and improve drawing skills. Exercise your creativity as well as develop and record ideas for future works. Instructor Douglas Laubacher will share his expertise from working in the classroom and as a professional illustrator. Learn fundamental drawing skills through experimenting with a variety of drawing materials. Students will also visit the galleries to sketch on-site. Fill your sketchbook and push your drawing skills to a whole new level!

Cost: $141.00 per person (Cost for Members: $113.00)

 

Session 1-A & 1-B (All Day) - Studio Arts Academy - 2-D Media & 3-D Media

Designed for ages 6-10 & 11-14

Begins 06/17/2019, Ends 06/21/2019 - Register

*deadline to register: 06/15/2019

5 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 09:30 AM-04:30 PM

101a, 101b, 102, Courtyard

Instructor: Morgan Choffin & Amy Brown

Studio Arts Academy - 2-D Media & 3-D Media

Cost: $263.00 per person (Cost for Members: $210.00)

 

Session 1-A & 1-D (All Day) - Studio Arts Academy - 2-D Media & Character Illustration

Designed for ages 9-13

Begins 06/17/2019, Ends 06/21/2019 - Register

*deadline to register: 06/15/2019

5 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 09:30 AM-04:30 PM

101a, 101b, 102, Courtyard

Instructor: Morgan Choffin & Amy Brown & Douglas Laughbacher

Studio Arts Academy - 2-D Media & Character Illustration

Cost: $263.00 per person (Cost for Members: $210.00)

 

Session 1-C & 1-B (All Day) - Sketchbook Exploration & Studio Arts Academy - 3-D Media

Designed for ages 9-13

Begins 06/17/2019, Ends 06/21/2019 - Register

*deadline to register: 06/15/2019

5 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 09:30 AM-04:30 PM

101a, 101b, 102, Courtyard

Instructor: Morgan Choffin & Amy Brown & Douglas Laughbacher

Sketchbook Exploration & Studio Arts Academy - 3-D Media

Cost: $263.00 per person (Cost for Members: $210.00)

 

Session 1-C & 1-D (All Day) - Sketchbook Exploration & Character Illustration

Designed for ages 9-13

Begins 06/17/2019, Ends 06/21/2019 - Register

*deadline to register: 06/15/2019

5 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 09:30 AM-04:30 PM

101a, 101b, 102, Courtyard

Instructor: Morgan Choffin & Amy Brown & Douglas Laughbacher

Sketchbook Exploration & Character Illustration

Cost: $263.00 per person (Cost for Members: $210.00)

 

Session 1-B (Afternoon) - Studio Arts Academy - 3-D Media (Mixed Media, Modeling Clay, Sculpture)

Designed for ages 6-10 & 11-14

Begins 06/17/2019, Ends 06/21/2019 - Register

*deadline to register: 06/15/2019

5 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 01:30 PM-04:30 PM

101a, 101b, 102, Courtyard

Instructor: Morgan Choffin & Amy Brown

Build exciting 3-D sculptures using mixed media, clay, found objects, plaster, paper mache, wood, wire, and more. View masterpieces from the Museum collection first hand and learn about Art History to spark creativity to create one-of-a-kind works that will impress and inspire. Taken 3D Media before? No problem, all projects and activities are brand new for 2019!

Cost: $141.00 per person (Cost for Members: $113.00)

 

Session 1-D (Afternoon) - Character Illustration

Designed for ages 9-13

Begins 06/17/2019, Ends 06/21/2019 - Register

*deadline to register: 06/15/2019

5 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 01:30 PM-04:30 PM

101a, 101b, 102, Courtyard

Instructor: Morgan Choffin & Amy Brown & Douglas Laughbacher

Delve into the mind of an illustrator! Instructor Douglas Laubacher will share his insight on the principles behind style and effectively communicating a message through art. Explore the skills necessary to design unique characters through fundamental drawing, illustration and cartooning. Analyze commercial, cartoon, and fine art to build an understanding of visual language and use that knowledge to create your own illustrations throughout this summer session of camp.

Cost: $141.00 per person (Cost for Members: $113.00)

 

Session 2-A (Morning) - Abstract Art: S.T.E.A.M Innovation

Designed for ages 6-10 & 11-14

Begins 06/24/2019, Ends 06/28/2019 - Register

*deadline to register: 06/22/2019

5 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 09:30 AM-12:30 PM

101a, 101b, 102, Courtyard

Instructor: Morgan Choffin & Amy Brown

Depart from drawing realistic pictures and go full S.T.E.A.M. ahead in this unique camp! Explore the intersection of subjects: science, engineering, art, and creativity creating new abstract masterpieces. Campers will learn about famous abstract art while being surprised at how much math and engineering is involved in its creation. See firsthand the amazing abstract art on display in the CMA exhibit Organized Ambiguity: Recent Grids of David Kuntzman. Tinker, engineer, splatter, measure, draw, and construct with a variety of techniques including the creation of optical illusions, action painting, abstract expressionism, cubism, abstract sculptures, and more!

Cost: $141.00 per person (Cost for Members: $113.00)

 

Session 2-A & 2-B (All Day) - Abstract Art: S.T.E.A.M Innovation & Edible Artistry

Designed for ages 6-10 & 11-14

Begins 06/24/2019, Ends 06/28/2019 - Register

*deadline to register: 06/22/2019

5 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 09:30 AM-04:30 PM

101a, 101b, 102, Courtyard

Instructor: Morgan Choffin & Amy Brown

Abstract Art: S.T.E.A.M Innovation & Edible Artistry

Cost: $263.00 per person (Cost for Members: $210.00)

 

Session 2-B (Afternoon) - Edible Artistry

Designed for ages 6-10 & 11-14

Begins 06/24/2019, Ends 06/28/2019 - Register

*deadline to register: 06/22/2019

5 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 01:30 PM-04:30 PM

101a, 101b, 102, Courtyard

Instructor: Morgan Choffin & Amy Brown

Food engages our senses, combining flavors, colors, scents, and textures to create an experience that is far more than just a meal?it?s a work of art. Feast your eyes on works on display in the exhibit Food for Thought which reflect a rich history of art and culinary traditions that have shaped how we engage with food today. Then bite into a variety of food related art activities including learning about famous food art, creating art that looks like food, utilizing edible art materials, and even creating actual edible art good enough to eat!

Cost: $141.00 per person (Cost for Members: $113.00)

 

Session 3-A (Morning) - Imagination Station

Designed for ages 6-10 & 11-14

Begins 07/08/2019, Ends 07/12/2019 - Register

*deadline to register: 07/06/2019

5 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 09:30 AM-12:30 PM

101a, 101b, 102, Courtyard

Instructor: Morgan Choffin & Amy Brown

This summer art camp is designed for the dreamer in mind! Do you like to create extraordinary make-believe worlds, imagine fantastical stories, or turn mundane things into new exciting creations? We will find inspiration in the Museum's collection and Art History and then create a variety of 2D and 3D masterpieces with a range of art materials with the only limit being your own imagination!

Cost: $141.00 per person (Cost for Members: $113.00)

 

Session 3-A & 3-B (All Day) - Imagination Station & Creative Clay

Designed for ages 6-10 & 11-14

Begins 07/08/2019, Ends 07/12/2019 - Register

*deadline to register: 07/06/2019

5 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 09:30 AM-04:30 PM

101a, 101b, 102, Courtyard

Instructor: Morgan Choffin & Amy Brown

Imagination Station & Creative Clay

Cost: $263.00 per person (Cost for Members: $210.00)

 

Session 3-C (All Day) - Scholastic Portfolio Building Studio

Designed for ages 14-18

Begins 07/08/2019, Ends 07/12/2019 - Register

*deadline to register: 07/06/2019

5 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 09:30 AM-04:30 PM

101a, 101b, 102, Courtyard

Instructor: Morgan Choffin & Amy Brown

Scholastic art camp is designed for high school students looking to grow as an artist. Students will add to their exisiting portfolio. Experiment and learn new skills through a variety of media. This studio is heavily geared toward the student?s specific interests. Sessions include extensive one-on-one instruction. Have you taken Scholastic Portfolio Building Studio before? No problem, all projects and activities are brand new for 2019! *Most supplies are included in camp tuition however some advanced art materials and larger projects chosen by student may need additional items and will be the responsibility of the student to purchase.

Cost: $263.00 per person (Cost for Members: $210.00)

 

Session 3-B (Afternoon) - Creative Clay

Designed for ages 6-10 & 11-14

Begins 07/08/2019, Ends 07/12/2019 - Register

*deadline to register: 07/06/2019

5 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 01:30 PM-04:30 PM

101a, 101b, 102, Courtyard

Instructor: Morgan Choffin & Amy Brown

Who doesn?t love to play in the mud? Come explore the endless creativity of clay in this fun yet challenging class. Campers will visit the CMA galleries and see famous ceramic pieces first hand. Tours of the ceramics lab will be given, while learning the process that the clay goes through from beginning to end. Create fun, decorative and sculptural pieces to cherish always. Taken Creative Clay before? No problem, all projects and activities are brand new for 2019! (Families will need to make arrangements to pick up fired pieces two weeks after camp.) *Ages 11-14 will also get the opportinity to experiment and work on the pottery wheel!

Cost: $141.00 per person (Cost for Members: $113.00)