Art Camp

art_campRegistration is now open!

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 age 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 Artist’s Toolbox

June 13 – 24
$500 for 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. Shape, form, pattern, color, and line will be discovered while using a variety of media. Fun and exciting class projects include colorful printmaking and imaginative clay sculpture.

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Ages 6-8  Ages 9-12

Session 2: Animal Tales

June 27 – July 8 (no camp July 4)
$450 for Members, $510 Non Members

Come on an adventure through the Museum and explore animals in some of the Museum’s most beloved artwork. Creative artwork will be inspired by all kinds of animals, both real and imagined. Projects include ceramic figures, cut paper designs, and roaring masks.

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Ages 6-8  Ages 9-12

Session 3: Faces and Places

July 11 – 22
$500 for Members, $560 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 the art of portraits and landscapes through drawing, painting, printing, and ceramics. Projects will include masks, imagined landscapes, self-portraits, and more.

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Ages 6-8  Ages 9-12

Session 4: Cartoons

July 25 – August 5
$500 for Members, $560 Non Members

Find a passion for drawing stories! Campers will explore the Museum’s one-of-a-kind illustration collection and see artwork from New Yorker Cartoonist Edward Koren to inspire creative artwork full of imagination. Projects will include illustrating colorful cartoons and making 3D characters in clay.

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Ages 6-8  Ages 9-12


Due to the popularity of the Museum’s camp program, all Summer Art Camp sessions require written or online registration and payment. A medical information form is also required. Registrations are taken on a first-come, first-served basis.


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 along with this registration form and return both to the Museum by April 11, 2016. All applicants will be notified of their status between April 21 – 22, 2016.

For more information, call 302.351.8551 or send an email to

The Red Apple Fund for Student Enrichment is supported by TD Bank; Nordstrom; Delaware Art Museum Council; and generous individuals. To apply for a grant, click here.


Click here to view Summer Art Camp Policies.

Teen volunteers (ages 15 – 18) are needed for Summer Art Camp!  To apply, please fill out this form: Volunteer Application

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.