Hunter Museum Announces Summer Camps

Registration Now Open Online

Thursday, March 13, 2014

The Hunter Museum is offering nine camps this summer for children ages 4-12 (children must be potty trained and age listed on the first day of camp). Each summer, art instructors design new activities and experiences in the arts for the campers. Camps incorporate art making, physical activity, field trips to local parks and attractions and visits by local artists. Each week of camp closes with an Art Exhibition where campers share their hard work and creativity with family and friends.

All supplies and snacks (one snack for half-day sessions and two for a full-day session) are included in the camp cost. Camp T-shirts are also included. Packed lunches are required. 

Space is limited and pre-registration is strongly suggested. A child is not enrolled in camp until participants receive a confirmation email from rveal@huntermuseum.org.

Register online by at www.huntermuseum.org/summercamp2014, or contact Rachel Veal at 752-2051 for more information or to register by phone.

SUMMER CAMPS 2014 SCHEDULE 

Session 1: Mixed With Media
Dates: June 2-6, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Ages: 10-13
Fees: $168 Members, $210 Non-Members 
Metal, thread, wax…what do all of these have in common? They’re art mediums of course. You don’t always need paint and a brush to make a work of art. Learn about design, create art from fabric, linoleum, or wood objects, and explore an array of mixed media techniques in this summer art camp.
*Teacher: Baggs McKelvey

Session 2: Sound & Movement
Dates: June 9-13, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Ages: 10-13
Fees: $168 Members, $210 Non-Members 
Tandem teaching in which we explore aerial dance along with the components of music. This is sure to be a dynamic class that will stir the senses and create a tangible connection to the interplay between several different types of art. 
*Aerial Dance Teacher: Jen Keehn or Rebecca Link 
*Music Teacher: Beth Brackin 

Session 3: Bringing Art to Life
Dates: June 16-20, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Ages: 7-9
Fees: $168 Members, $210 Non-Members 
Do you have a story to tell? This is your chance to bring it to life. Illustration, storytelling, and bookmaking will be the focus for this camp.
*Teacher: Coyee Langston 

Session 4: Art is Easy Being Green
Dates: June 23-27, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Ages: 7-9
Fees: $168 Members, $210 Non-Members
With the rise of eco-awareness through things like vegetarian and vegan friendly diets and restaurant offerings and a growing realization of environmental conservation, the art world can be earth-friendly too. Learn about eco-friendly art supplies along with making art from recycled materials, everyday objects, and even trash.
*Teacher:  Christine van der Meer 

Session 5: Art All Around
Dates: July 7-11, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Ages: 7-9
Fees: $168 Members, $210 Non-Members
Begin looking at everyday objects (whether manmade or in Nature) through a different perspective and as inspiration for art making. Repetition, pattern, line, and color exist all around and can inspire your own creative works as you observe the world around you. 
*Teacher: Emily Ruth

Session 6: Snap-a-Gram
Dates: July 14-18, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Ages: 10-13
Fees: $168 Members, $210 Non-Members
Inspired by the growing popularity of Instagram, Flickr, and the like, photography has seemingly become the current form of communication. Learn about taking photos from choosing a subject and using filters to framing images in this camp. 
*Teacher: Baggs McKelvey 

Session 7: Around the (Art) World in 5 Days
Dates: July 21-25, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Ages: 7-9
Fees: $168 Members, $210 Non-Members
From the beginning of mark making to traditional styles and even today’s contemporary artistic expressions, travel through the progression of artistic movements while creating your own works inspired by places along the journey.   
*Teacher: Baggs McKelvey

Session 8: Artful Antics (Pre-K & Kindergarten)
Dates: July 28-Aug. 1; Morning Session 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Ages: 4-6
Fees: $84 Members, $105 Non-Members 
Play your way into the art world. Come experiment with different mediums: paint, pastels, clay. Have fun exploring the basics of art.
*Teacher: Emily Ruth
*Teacher: Kimerlen Spake Moore

Session 9: Artful Antics (Pre-K & Kindergarten)
Dates: July 28-Aug. 1; Afternoon Session 1-4 p.m.
Ages: 4-6
Fees: $84 Members, $105 Non-Members
Play your way into the art world. Come experiment with different mediums: paint, pastels, clay. Have fun exploring the basics of art.
*Teacher: Emily Ruth
*Teacher: Kimerlen Spake Moore



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