Our 2022 summer camps have concluded.  Thank you for all who created with us this summer. 

Our summer 2023 camp calendar will be posted in spring.

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children's summer camps

ages 4 through 18

THE ART STUDIO

BENCH BEAUTIFICATION 

June 27th - 30th

10:00am - 11:00am

CAMP HAS CONCLUDED

ages 8-12

The Studio and The Gallery would like help from our younger students to bring our mosaic bench back to life.  Students will work collaboratively to mosaic a bench for The Courtyard.  In addition, students will mosaic their own bird house. 

Cost  $55.00  – materials included 

THE ART STUDIO

COURTYARD BEAUTIFICATION

June 27th - 30th

2:00pm - 4:00pm

CAMP HAS CONCLUDED

ages 13+

 

The Studio and The Gallery need your help so the outside can match the creativity of the inside.  Students will paint a small outdoor mural for the courtyard, a bird house, and make mini artworks for our future, The Mini Gallery.

Cost  $55.00  – materials included 

HIGH SCHOOL

OPEN STUDIO

July 8th, 15th, and 22nd

August 12th

3:00-6:00pm

 

Ages 15+

 

In our high school open studio class, you will get to work independent on personal projects of interest, mediums you would like to explore, or in areas you wish to practice. Whether you are looking for time to sit down and create or would like to build your portfolio, drop in and create with us!

 

Cost $27.50 per class - most materials included

INSPIRED BY

WOMEN ARTISTS

July 11th - 14th

10:00am - 11:30am

CAMP HAS CONCLUDED

ages 6+

 

Looking at artwork by Alma Thomas, Louise Bourgeois, Yayoi Kusama, and Georgia O’Keefe, students will collage, sculpt, paint, and draw. 

Cost  $75.00  – materials included 

DESIGNING

WITH DENIM

July 11th - 14th

10:00am - 11:30am

CAMP HAS CONCLUDED

ages 11+

Time to up cycle a pair of your jeans into something new.  In this camp, students will create three bags out of denim!  Through painting, dying, embellishment techniques, and simple hand sewing, students will add to their fashion designing “tool kit".  Students will design fashion figures styled with their bags in mind. 

Cost  $75.00  – must bring in 1 pair of used jeans, all other materials included 

CREATIVE ART

JOURNALING

July 11th - 14th

2:00pm - 3:00pm

CAMP HAS CONCLUDED

ages 9+

Students will learn techniques, build ideas, and begin creating their own personal art journal.  This is a visual way to record thoughts, ideas, and experiences and we can’t wait to see their personalities shine!

Cost  $55.00  – materials included 

PUZZLED?

July 18th - 21st

10:00am - 11:00am

CAMP HAS CONCLUDED

ages 4+

You don’t need to be puzzled with this camp!  Students will use old puzzle pieces to collage on a painted canvas panel and create two puzzles of their own. 

Cost  $55.00  – materials included 

CUPCAKE DESIGN

July 18th - 21st

12:00pm - 1:00pm

CAMP HAS CONCLUDED

ages 7+

Looking for something sweet to do this summer? Students pull inspiration from everyone's favorite small treat, cupcakes.  We will create a painting, sculpture, and a still life drawing with a little something extra for you to enjoy after our last class. 

Cost  $55.00 – materials included

TALK TO

THE ANIMALS

July 25th - 28th

10:00am - 11:00am

CAMP HAS CONCLUDED

ages 8+

Lions, and tigers, and bears oh my!  In this animal inspired camp, students will be developing realistic animals in an acrylic painting and whimsical creatures in watercolor and marker.    

Cost  $55.00  –  materials included

EN PLEIN AIR FOR KIDS

July 25th - 28th

10:00am - 11:00am

CAMP HAS CONCLUDED

ages 8+

Ever wonder what it would be like to paint outdoors like the great Impressionist masters?  In our “En Plein Air” camp, students will get the opportunity to paint and create outside to get a better understanding of painting from observation. 

Cost  $75.00 – must bring a towel to sit on, all other materials included 

WHAT DO YOU SEE?

July 25th - 28th

2:00pm - 3:00pm

CAMP HAS CONCLUDED

ages 5+

Students will look at several famous abstract works of art and discuss what they see.  They will take inspiration from the discussion and turn it into their own paintings. 

Cost  $55.00 – materials included 

IT'S IN THE BAG

August 1st - 4th

10:00am - 11:15am

CAMP HAS CONCLUDED

ages 8+

We have got it in the bag and are thinking eco! In this up cycled and recycled handbag camp, students will create three bags using repurposed materials.  They will be getting creative with; newspaper, plastic grocery bags, and one of their old t-shirt.  Students will design fashion figures styled with their bags in mind.  

Cost  $65.00 – must bring an old cotton t-shirt, all other materials included 

CUTE CRITTERS

August 1st - 4th

12:00pm - 1:00pm

CAMP HAS CONCLUDED

ages 7+

Students will get inspiration from Japanese "chibi" animals.  Working in an anime style, students will make a clay sculpture, draw, and paint. 

Cost  $55.00 – materials included

COLORFUL ART JOURNALING

August 1st - 4th

2:00pm - 3:00pm

CAMP HAS CONCLUDED

ages 6-8

Students will learn techniques, build ideas, and begin creating their own personal art journal.  This is a visual way to record thoughts, ideas, and experiences and we can’t wait to see their personalities shine!

Cost  $55.00 – materials included

MADE IN 

THE SHADE

August 8th - 11th

1:00pm - 2:00pm

CAMP HAS CONCLUDED

ages 11+

 

We have got it made in the shade this summer!  Join us for a camp spotlighting highlights and shadows.  Students will complete four drawings using charcoal, pastel, colored pencil, and graphite. 

Cost  $55.00 – materials included

INNOVATIVE INTERIOR DESIGNERS

August 15th - 18th

2:00pm - 3:30pm

CAMP HAS CONCLUDED

ages 12+

 

Students will harness their inner designer and create a space reflective of their hobbies and interests.  By using a mood board, color swatches, and hand drawn scale models, students will bring their dream to life.

Cost  $75.00 – materials included

NATURES MOST BASIC COLOR PALETTE

August 15th - 18th

2:00pm - 3:00pm

CAMP HAS CONCLUDED

ages 7+

 

Learn why some animals sport aa black and white coat. Students will learn how to draw these animals and will try several printmaking processes. 

Cost  $55.00 – materials included

PLAYING WITH

PAINT

July 25th-28th 

12:00pm - 1:00pm

CAMP HAS CONCLUDED

August 15th - 18th

10:00am - 11:00am

CAMP HAS CONCLUDED

ages 4+

 

Kids will explore line, shape, and color while having fun splattering, dripping, blowing, and even throwing paint.  Using their imaginations, they will add drawings to the paintings.

Cost  $55.00 – materials included

LET'S BEGIN WITH

INTERIOR DESIGN

August 15th - 18th

10:00am - 11:30am

CAMP HAS CONCLUDED

ages 7-11

 

Students will harness their inner designer and create a space reflective of their hobbies and interests.  By using a mood board, color swatches, and hand drawn scale models, students will bring their dream to life.

Cost  $75.00 – materials included

INTRODUCTION TO ARTIST BRANDING

August 10th and 11th

3:00pm - 5:00pm

CAMP HAS CONCLUDED

ages 15+

 

In this two workshop students will learn information and receive individualized guidance for developing a website, social media platforms, and developing their artist brand.  Students can put this to use for job applications, freelance work, and college applications. Establishing a professional online presence can put you one step above, we are here to get you started!

Cost  $55.00 – materials included

 

adult summer workshops

ages 18+

EN PLEIN AIR

FOR ADULTS

July 8th

9:00am - 12:00pm

WORKSHOP HAS CONCLUDED

ages 18+

In the spirit of our Impressionist masters, we will work to capture light and atmosphere creating outside.  In our En Plein Air painting class, we will be painting in Jackson Park and one Atena Way leading up to Beach 1.  Students will be given the option to paint in gouache, watercolor, or acrylic paints.  We will start the session with a brief demo then head outside to find a spot to paint! 

 

In the chance there is inclement weather, we will work on landscapes inside The Gallery. 

 

If you have your own materials at home you wish to bring, you are welcome to.

Cost  $55.00  – (includes all materials except for a sketchbook and blanket/beach chair to sit in) 

EN PLEIN AIR

FOR ADULTS

August 12th

9:00am - 12:00pm

ages 18+

In the spirit of our Impressionist masters, we will work to capture light and atmosphere creating outside.  In our En Plein Air painting class, we will be painting at Cathedral of the Woods, in the Cathedral of the Woods park, or on the Borough Building grounds.  Students will be given the option to paint in gouache, watercolor, or acrylic paints.  We will start the session with a brief demo then head outside to find a spot to paint! 

 

In the chance there is inclement weather, we will work on landscapes inside The Gallery. 

 

If you have your own materials at home you wish to bring, you are welcome to.

Cost  $55.00  – (includes all materials except for a sketchbook and blanket/beach chair to sit in)

ADULT OPEN STUDIO

July 21st

6:00pm - 9:00pm

August 25th

6:00pm-9:00pm

ages 18+

 

In our 3 hour open painting studio, students will get to create in the medium and method of their choice in a fun and collaborate studio environment.   Students will be given the opportunity to work in, acrylic, water based oil, watercolor, gouache, colored pencil, or pastel.  Each student will be helped on an individual based with one-on-one guidance. 

Cost  $45.00  – materials included 

 

little artist & me summer camps

Our "Little artist and Me" camp series is designed for time spent with your little artist engaging and creating artwork together.  Let's make a mess and have some fun!

ITTY BITTY LITTLE ARTIST & ME

July 6th and 7th

9:00am - 9:45am

CAMP HAS CONCLUDED

ages 1-3 with their grownup

In our July camps, we will be getting our inspiration from famous artists and their pets while we work in diverse mixed media pieces with an emphasis on the process.  The projects will be simplified for our itty bitty artists and geared up for our older students artists.

Cost  $45.00  – includes all materials

PLEASE NOTE; our “Itty Bitty Little Artist and Me” camp is limited to one adult and one child. 

LITTLE ARTIST & ME

July 6th and 7th

10:30am - 11:30am

CAMP HAS CONCLUDED

ages 3-6 with their grownup

In our July camps, we will be getting our inspiration from famous artists and their pets while we work in diverse mixed media pieces with an emphasis on the process.  The projects will be simplified for our itty bitty artists and geared up for our older students artists.

Cost  $50.00  – includes all materials

PLEASE NOTE; our “Little Artist and Me” includes one adult and one child in the cost.  Each adult can have up to two children.  Additional child cost $15.00.

ARTIST & ME

July 6th and 7th

12:00am - 1:00am

CAMP HAS CONCLUDED

ages 6+ with their grownup

In our July camps, we will be getting our inspiration from famous artists and their pets while we work in diverse mixed media pieces with an emphasis on the process.  The projects will be simplified for our itty bitty artists and geared up for our older students artists.

Cost  $50.00  – includes all materials

PLEASE NOTE; our “Artist and Me” includes one adult and one child in the cost.  Each adult can have up to three children.  Additional child cost $15.00.

ITTY BITTY LITTLE ARTIST & ME

August 10th and 11th

9:00am - 9:45am

ages 1-3 with their grownup

In our August camps, we will be inspired by the great outdoors!  Working outside, we will create mixed media pieces that reflect the colors, shapes, and textures of the world around us.  Each project will be simplified for our itty bitty artists and geared up for our older students.

Cost  $45.00  – includes all materials

PLEASE NOTE; our “Itty Bitty Little Artist and Me” camp is limited to one adult and one child. 

LITTLE ARTIST & ME

August 10th and 11th

10:30am - 11:30am

ages 3-6 with their grownup

In our August camps, we will be inspired by the great outdoors!  Working outside, we will create mixed media pieces that reflect the colors, shapes, and textures of the world around us.  Each project will be simplified for our itty bitty artists and geared up for our older students.

Cost  $50.00  – includes all materials

PLEASE NOTE; our  “Little Artist and Me” includes one adult and one child in the cost.  Each adult can have up to two children.  Additional child cost $15.00.

ARTIST & ME

August 10th and 11th

11:45am - 12:45am

ages 6+ with their grownup

In our August camps, we will be inspired by the great outdoors!  Working outside, we will create mixed media pieces that reflect the colors, shapes, and textures of the world around us.  Each project will be simplified for our itty bitty artists and geared up for our older students.

Cost  $50.00  – includes all materials

PLEASE NOTE; our “Artist and Me” includes one adult and one child in the cost.  Each adult can have up to three children.  Additional child cost $15.00.