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Summer Art Camp

 

Now offering Summer Camps for 2024!

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

In-Person Camps Begin the Weeks of June 24, July 8, and July 15


SIGN UP FOR OUR CLASS E-NEWSLETTER TO STAY INFORMED WHEN NEW CAMPS ARE ANNOUNCED!
 

 

 


NEW IN-PERSON CAMPS: Click for session descriptions below

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. All themed sessions are taught by professional artists or licensed art educators!


CMA Summer Camp is for students ages 6-13. The Camp will be divided by the amount of students registered and age groups (usually ranging from ages 6-10, 11-13).


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, outside or inside. Small bags are allowed for lunches and other necessary items. 

 

*At this time, the CMA no longer requires campers and instructors to wear a face mask inside the building. 

 


In Person Camps: Click for session descriptions below
*Please note, remaining seats showing on website may not be accurate

  • Session 1A & 1B (All Day): June 24 – June 28, 10:30 – 3:30
  • Session 1A (Morning) Studio Arts Academy, 2D Media: June 24 – June 28, 10:30 – 12:30
  • Session 1B (Afternoon) Studio Arts Academy, 3D Media: June 24 – June 28, 1:30 – 3:30
     
  • Session 2A & 2B (All Day): July 8 – July 12, 10:30 – 3:30
  • Session 2A (Morning) Drawing 101: July 8 – July 12, 10:30 – 12:30
  • Session 2B (Afternoon) Character Illustration: July 8 – July 12, 1:30 – 3:30
     
  • Session 3A & 3B (All Day): July 15 – July 19, 10:30 – 3:30
  • Session 3A (Morning) Magical Realism: July 15 – July 19, 10:30 – 12:30
  • Session 3B (Afternoon) Creative Clay: July 15 – July 19, 1:30 – 3:30
     

IN PERSON CAMP REGISTRATION
Cost per Session = $155 (Cost for Members: $124) (Morning OR Afternoon)
Sign up for a Full Day and save:
Cost for a Morning AND Afternoon session = $289 (Cost for Members: $231)
 


Scholarships are made available through support from The Hoover Foundation for CMA Summer Art Camps.

For more information and how to apply: Summer Camp Scholarship Application

 


Camp Sessions

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

Designed for ages 6-10 & 11-13

Begins 06/24/2024, Ends 06/28/2024 - Register

*deadline to register: 06/22/2024

5 Monday-Friday, 10:30 AM-03:30 PM

Room 101 or 102

Instructor: CMA Staff

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

Cost: $289.00 per person (Cost for Members: $231.00)

 

Session 1-A (Morning) - Studio Arts Academy - 2D Media

Designed for ages 6-10 & 11-13

Begins 06/24/2024, Ends 06/28/2024 - Register

*deadline to register: 06/22/2024

5 Monday-Friday, 10:30 AM-12:30 PM

Room 101 or 102

Instructor: CMA Staff

Now offering this unique camp at CMA! Take your creativity to the next level and explore 2D materials like never before. Be inspired by the world around you through visits to the Museum galleries and learning about famous artwork. Students will learn to build their fundamental artistic skills essential to any artist. Create unique 2D art projects using a variety of drawing and painting art materials. Taken 2D Media before? No problem, all projects and activities are brand new for 2024!

Cost: $155.00 per person (Cost for Members: $124.00)

 

Session 1-B (Afternoon) - Studio Arts Academy - 3D Media

Designed for ages 6-10 & 11-13

Begins 06/24/2024, Ends 06/28/2024 - Register

*deadline to register: 06/22/2024

5 Monday-Friday, 01:30 PM-03:30 PM

Room 101 or 102

Instructor: CMA Staff

Now offering this unique camp at CMA! Build exciting 3D sculptures using mixed media, clay, plaster, paper mache, and more. View masterpieces from the Museum collection firsthand 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 2024!

Cost: $155.00 per person (Cost for Members: $124.00)

 

Session 2-A & 2-B (All Day) - Drawing 101 & Character Illustration

Designed for ages 6-10 & 11-13

Begins 07/08/2024, Ends 07/12/2024 - Register

*deadline to register: 07/06/2024

5 Monday-Friday, 10:30 AM-03:30 PM

Room 101 or 102

Instructor: CMA Staff

Session 2A & 2B (All Day) & Drawing 101 & Character Illustration

Cost: $289.00 per person (Cost for Members: $231.00)

 

Session 2-A (Morning) - Drawing 101

Designed for ages 6-10 & 11-13

Begins 07/08/2024, Ends 07/12/2024 - Register

*deadline to register: 07/06/2024

5 Monday-Friday, 10:30 AM-12:30 PM

Room 101 or 102

Instructor: CMA Staff

Now offering this unique camp at CMA! Do you love to draw and want to improve your skills? This camp is for you! Students enrolled in this course will learn fundamental drawing techniques from observation and other sources, using a variety of materials such as charcoal, pencil, graphite, and pastels. Learn how to use value, perspective, shading, line, texture, and more! Taken Drawing 101 before? No problem, all projects and activities are brand new for 2024!

Cost: $155.00 per person (Cost for Members: $124.00)

 

Session 2-B (Afternoon) - Character Illustration

Designed for ages 6-10 & 11-13

Begins 07/08/2024, Ends 07/12/2024 - Register

*deadline to register: 07/06/2024

5 Monday-Friday, 01:30 PM-03:30 PM

Room 101 or 102

Instructor: CMA Staff

Now offering this unique camp at CMA! Delve into the mind of an illustrator! Explore what it takes to design unique characters through fundamental drawing, illustration, and cartooning techniques. Analyze commercial, cartoon, and fine art to build your understanding of visual language and then put that knowledge to work. Explore the principles behind style and effectively communicate a message in your art. All skill levels welcome. Taken Character Illustration before? No problem, all projects and activities are brand new for 2024!

Cost: $155.00 per person (Cost for Members: $124.00)

 

Session 3-A & 3-B (All Day) - Creative Clay & Magical Realism

Designed for ages 6-10 & 11-13

Begins 07/15/2024, Ends 07/19/2024 - Register

*deadline to register: 07/13/2024

5 Monday-Friday, 10:30 AM-03:30 PM

Room 101 or 102

Instructor: CMA Staff

Session 3-A & 3-B (All Day) - Creative Clay & Magical Realism

Cost: $289.00 per person (Cost for Members: $231.00)

 

Session 3-A (Morning) - Magical Realism

Designed for ages 6-10 & 11-13

Begins 07/15/2024, Ends 07/19/2024 - Register

*deadline to register: 07/13/2024

5 Monday-Friday, 10:30 AM-12:30 PM

Room 101 or 102

Instructor: CMA Staff

Now offering this unique camp at CMA! Join us for camp inspired by the magical realism in the exhibition "Beyond Worlds: Paintings by Laine Bachman." Magical realism paints a realistic view of the world while also adding magical elements, often blurring the lines between fantasy and reality. Throughout this camp, students will explore various art materials and techniques, including painting, drawing, sculpture, and more! Using these tools, students will create unique artworks with rich imagery and fantastical creatures limited only my their imagination!

Cost: $155.00 per person (Cost for Members: $124.00)

 

Session 3-B (Afternoon) - Creative Clay

Designed for ages 6-10 & 11-13

Begins 07/15/2024, Ends 07/19/2024 - Register

*deadline to register: 07/13/2024

5 Monday-Friday, 01:30 PM-03:30 PM

Room 101 or 102

Instructor: CMA Staff

Now offering this unique camp at CMA! Who doesn't love to play in the mud? Come explore the endless creativity of clay in this fun yet challenging camp. Campers will visit the CMA galleries and see famous ceramic pieces firsthand. Learn the process that clay goes through from beginning to end and even tour our professional ceramics studio. Create fun, decorative, and sculptural pieces to cherish always. Taken Creative Clay before? No problem, all projects and activities are brand new for 2024! (Families will need to make arrangements to pick up fired pieces 3-6 weeks after camp and will be emailed when ready.)

Cost: $155.00 per person (Cost for Members: $124.00)