Youth Camps

After School Art Classes: Art a la Carte

January:

Drawing Basics I - Still Life

Thurs, January 16th
4:00 PM - 4:50 PM

Ages 10-14
Cost: $10 Members and $15 Guests
Materials included
Instructor: Hana Velde

Students will engage in the act of observing through activities such as continuous line drawing, drawing upside down, and drawing negative spaces, then begin a still life project to discover how shading and perspective add depth to their drawings.

Stand for Something!

Monday, January 20th
1:00 - 2:30 PM | Ages 6-9
2:30 - 4:00 PM | Ages 10-14

Cost: $10 Members, $15 Guests
Materials included
Instructor: Caitlin Donald

Honor the spirit and achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. whose life we celebrate today. Students will investigate how art can influence social change and create an individual banner illustrating a cause they care about. the completed banner will be displayed or handed out.

Art & Science - More Alike Than You Think

Saturday, January 25th
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Ages 10-14
Cost: $10 Members, $15 Guests

Materials included
Instructor: Caitlin Donald

Students will explore the connections between art and science. After a tour of the Water exhibition, students will make their own artistic contribution to science by creating a science illustration using mixed media.

Drawing Basics II - Portraits

Thurs, January 30th
4:00 PM - 4:50 PM

Ages 10-14
Cost: $10 Members, $15 Guests
Materials included
Instructor: Hana Velde

Students will try out the techniques and tricks of portrait drawing, including the study of facial proportions and learn about the subtle shading needed to bring their portraits to life! Students have the option to create a self-portrait, study a classmate, or use a photograph as a portrait subject.

February:

Old School Selfies

Friday, February 7th
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM | Ages 6-9
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM | Ages 10-14

Cost: $10 Members, $15 Guests
Materials included
Instructor: Caitlin Donald

Students will examine the history of self-portraits and compare them to the “selfies” of today. A self-portrait will be created using a “selfie” students have taken.

Art Talk Tool Kit

Thursday, February 13th
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM | Ages 6-9
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM | Ages 10-14

Cost: $10 Members, $15 Guests
Materials included
Instructor: Caitlin Donald

Using the current exhibitions for inspiration, students will learn the basics of looking at and how to speak to
others about the amazing world of art. Students will be invited to share their knowledge as docents during the Museum’s community Day in April!

PU! - Smelly Art

Friday, February 21st
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM | Ages 6-9
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM | Ages 10-14

Cost: $10 Members, $15 Guests
Materials included
Instructor: Caitlin Donald

Art can involve all of the senses. Explore how different artists use the sense of smell in their work, then create your own smelly masterpiece.

Clang Clang! - Noisy Art

Saturday, February 22nd
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM | Ages 6-9
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM | Ages 10-14

Cost: $10 Members, $15 Guests
Materials included
Instructor: Caitlin Donald

Did you ever listen to a painting? Explore how different artists use sound in their work, then make your own noisy masterpiece.

Water is Life

Thurs, February 27th
4:00 PM - 4:50 PM

Ages 10-14
Cost: $10 Members, $15 Guests
Materials included
Instructor: Hana Velde

Inspired by the museum’s Water exhibit, students will use water to create droplet-themed artwork. Students will have a chance to play with watercolors, watercolor pencils, and blowing, misting, and splatter-painting techniques.

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