Youth Camps

The Dubuque Museum of Art offices and galleries will be closed to the public starting Tuesday, March 17, 2020 through at least Friday, April 3, 2020, and all events during this time postponed. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please visit our website for updates as they are announced.

After School Art Classes: Art a la Carte

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CANCELED
Painting Basics II - Dreamscapes

Thursday, March 26
4:00 - 4:50 PM

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

This class will focus on composition, brush use, color mixing, and color theory as we explore acrylic painting techniques. Students will prepare a canvas board and work on an imaginative dreamscape painting.

CANCELED
Ancient Artifacts: Cylinder Seals, Bead Making and Cave Painting

Saturday, March 28
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

Students will explore early humans and their artwork, with a focus on how and why they made art. Activities include making cylinder seals, cave painting, and bead making.

CANCELED
Spring Break Art Camp: Making Many

Monday-Thursday, March 16-19
Section I: Grades K-3, M/T 9-12 AM
Section II: Grades 3-6, W/TH 9-12 AM

Cost: $30 Members, $40 Guests
Materials included
Instructor: Caitlin Donald

Looking for a creative way to fill Spring Break week? Students will explore how artists make multiples and explore different techniques to accomplish that. Activities will include plaster casting and foam relief prints.

April:

CANCELED
Clay Basics I - Clay Birds

Thursday, April 2
4:00 - 4:50 PM

Ages 10-14
Cost: $15 Members, $20 Guests
Materials included
Instructor: Hana Velde

Students will enjoy visualizing in three dimensions working with with air dry clay. We will explore coiling and texturing techniques as we make little clay birds (or dinosaurs!) and a nest for them to live in.

Clay Basics II - Solar Systems

Thursday, April 16
4:00 - 4:50 PM

Ages 10-14
Cost: $15 Members, $20 Guests
Materials included
Instructor: Hana Velde

We will kick it up a notch and play with oven bake clay this class. Colorful and pliable Sculpey is easy to use and bakes into a durable plastic, perfect for small projects. For the science-minded artist, we’ll try our hands at creating a mini solar system model that can be baked and strung as a mobile.

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