The Delaware Art Museum’s summer program for children ages 6 – 12 provides a creative experience with professional instruction in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Young artists, divided into two groups, explore drawing, painting, ceramics, and more in the Bank of America Education Wing Studio as well as throughout the Museum’s galleries and Copeland Sculpture Garden. Camp is full-day from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Each session ends with a camper art show for family and friends.
SESSION 1: THE GREAT OUTDOORS
June 16 – 27 | $500 Members, $560 Non-Members
Landscapes, cityscapes, seascapes, and even the Museum’s outdoor sculptures, will serve as inspiration for this session. Campers will capture the beauty of nature with natural materials, watercolors, clay, and paint.
SESSION 2: FACES AND PLACES
June 30 – July 11 (no camp July 4) | $450 Members, $510 Non-Members
There are so many people to see and places to go in the Museum! Campers will find inspiration in the Museum’s collections while making their own artwork full of faces and places! Learn about portraits and landscapes through drawing, painting, printing, and ceramics. Projects will include masks, imagined landscapes, self-portraits, and more.
SESSION 3: THE ARTIST’S TOOLBOX
July 14 – 25 | $500 Members, $560 Non-Members
Fill your artist tool box with the elements of art! Campers will look at and create artwork exploring the process of art-making. Art elements such as shape, form, pattern, color, and line will be discovered. Fun and exciting class projects include colorful printmaking and imaginative clay sculpture.
SESSION 4: ANIMAL TALES
July 28 – August 8 | $500 for Members, $560 Non-Members
Come on an adventure through the Museum and explore animals in artwork such as Deborah Butterfield’s Riot and Abbott Handerson Thayer’s The Old Lion.Creative artwork will be inspired by all kinds of animals, both real and imagined. Projects include ceramic figures, cut paper designs, and roaring masks.
THE RED APPLE FUND
The Delaware Art Museum is pleased to offer grants for Summer Art Camp through the Red Apple Fund for Student Enrichment. Full funding for tuition will be awarded to those who receive a Summer Art Camp Grant. All children registering for camp are eligible for scholarships unless an applicant has received funding from the Red Apple Fund in the past six months. To apply, please complete a Red Apple Summer Art Camp Grant application available at delart.org along with this registration form and return both to the Museum by April 14, 2014. All applicants will be notified of their status between April 23 – 25, 2014.
For more information, call 302.351.8551 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Red Apple Fund for Student Enrichment is supported by TD Charitable Foundation and generous individuals. To apply for a grant, click here.
POLICIES & VOLUNTEERING
Click here to view Summer Art Camp Policies.
Interested in volunteering as a youth counselor for Summer Art Camp? For more information, please contact Rebecca Howell, Education Assistant, at email@example.com or 302.351.8551.
The Delaware Art Museum’s Summer Art Camp is held in the Bank of America Education Wing, Copeland Sculpture Garden, and the Museum’s galleries.