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Push, pull, and squish clay into anything you can imagine—from functional vessels like bowls and cups you can actually use to sculpted figures of your pet or an imaginative creature of your own design! Try out the potter's wheel and learn hand-building techniques inspired by artworks in the museum collection. Use colorful underglazes to give your work a personal touch. Projects will be fired and available for pick-up at the museum three to four weeks after camp. A $25 materials fee is included in the price of this camp.

The last day to register for this camp is June 8, 2022.

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Push, pull, squish, and play with clay into anything you can imagine—from a bowl you can actually use to sculpted figures of your pet, or an imaginative creature of your own design. Try out the potter’s wheel and learn hand-building techniques inspired by artworks in the museum collection. Use colorful underglazes to give your work a personal touch. Projects will be fired and available for pick-up at the museum three to four weeks after camp. A $25 materials fee is included in the price of this camp.

The last day to register for this camp is June 15, 2022.

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What could be more fun than transforming a piece of the earth into an object of your own design? Combining technical skill with imagination, learn how to raise a form on the potter’s wheel and practice a variety of hand-building techniques. Make boxes, bowls, and cups, or sculpt animal forms that are realistic or abstract. Select and apply underglazes to give your work its finished appearance. Find inspiration in the artworks in the museum’s collection. Projects will be fired and available for pick-up three to four weeks after camp at the museum. A $25 materials fee is included in the price of this camp.

The last day to register for this event is June 22, 2022.

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Whether you are a skilled potter or eager to get your hands into wet clay for the first time, this workshop will provide expert guidance to help you achieve your artistic goals. Learn how to raise a form on the potter’s wheel and practice a variety of hand-building techniques, all inspired by the museum’s outstanding collection of ceramic art. Select and apply glazes to give your work its finished appearance. Visit the kiln room to learn about the firing process. Work will be fired and available for pickup three to four weeks after the workshop. A $25 materials fee is included in the price of this camp.

The last day to register for this camp is July 6, 2022

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Push, pull, and squish clay into anything you can imagine—from functional vessels like bowls and cups you can actually use to sculpted figures of your pet, or an imaginative creature of your own design! Try out the potter’s wheel and learn hand-building techniques inspired by artworks in the museum collection. Use colorful underglazes to give your work a personal touch. Projects will be fired and available for pick-up three to four weeks after camp. A $25 materials fee is included in the price of this camp.

The last day to register for this event is July 13, 2022.

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What could be more fun than transforming a piece of the earth into an object of your own design? Combining technical skill with imagination, learn how to raise a form on the potter’s wheel and practice a variety of hand-building techniques. Make boxes, bowls, and cups, or sculpt animal forms that are realistic or abstract. Select and apply underglazes to give your work its finished appearance. Find inspiration in the artworks in the museum’s collection. Projects will be fired and available for pick-up three to four weeks after camp at the museum. A $25 materials fee is included in the price of this camp.

The last day to register for this camp is July 20, 2022.

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Create a creature! Go on the hunt for creatures in the paintings and sculptures of Carnegie Museum of Art's galleries! After studying these strange and sometimes imagined animals, you’ll think about where they might live and what they might eat. Visit animal dioramas in Carnegie Museum of Natural History for even more ideas. Use these adventurous expeditions as inspiration to imagine, design, sketch, and sculpt a super creature who might inhabit a place in the art! Capture your creature in a photo in its museum habitat and collaborate with fellow campers on a creature-zine featuring every critter from camp!

The last day to register for this camp is July 20, 2022.

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Push, pull, squish, and play with clay into anything you can imagine—from a bowl you can actually use to sculpted figures of your pet, or an imaginative creature of your own design. Try out the potter’s wheel and learn hand-building techniques inspired by artworks in the museum collection. Use colorful underglazes to give your work a personal touch. Projects will be fired and available for pick-up at the museum three to four weeks after camp. A $25 materials fee is included in the price of this camp.

The last day to register for this camp is July 27, 2022

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Think and create in three dimensions. From ancient to contemporary art, indoors to outside, discover the variety of media available for creating sculpture by studying the collection at Carnegie Museum of Art. Go beyond the marble figure and learn how to build things with a variety of media and processes, guided by a professional teaching artist. Take what inspires you into the studio to begin your own experiments. From sketches to finished work, use your creativity to bring your sculptures to life. Make something wearable, use plaster gauze to cast your own body, experiment with clay, or construct with fabric and found objects. Deconstruct existing objects and reimagine them to create something new. Develop your portfolio and gain insight into your work and the work of your peers through group critique and discussion. This workshop meets on Carnegie Mellon’s campus. Students will make regular walking trips to Carnegie Museum of Art.

The last day to register for this camp is August 3, 2022

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Push, pull, and squish clay into anything you can imagine—from functional vessels like bowls and cups you can actually use to sculpted figures of your pet, or an imaginative creature of your own design! Try out the potter’s wheel and learn hand-building techniques inspired by artworks in the museum collection. Use colorful underglazes to give your work a personal touch. Projects will be fired and available for pick-up three to four weeks after camp. A $25 materials fee is included in the price of this camp.

The last day to register for this camp is August 3, 2022.

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It’s not trash, it’s art! Get inspired and inventive with recycled materials and everyday objects to create extraordinary art out of the ordinary. Explore the way artists reduce, reuse, recycle, and respond to environmental issues. Each day you will draw, sculpt, or collage with a new material. Collaborate with other campers to create an unconventional material art installation in your studio that will impress your friends.

The last day to register for this camp is August 3, 2022.

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Join us for an end-of-summer bonus week featuring fun and games in the art museum. Warm up by sketching inside and outside the museum. Stretch your art endurance as you try drawing, painting, and sculpting. Take your imagination and your skills to the next level as you participate in fun art challenges. These activities will be a relaxing cooldown after a summer full of art camp fun.

The last day to register for this camp is August 10, 2022.

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Join us for an end-of-summer bonus week featuring fun and games in the art museum. Warm up by sketching inside and outside the museum. Stretch your art endurance as you try drawing, painting, and sculpture. Take your imagination and your skills to the next level as you participate in fun art challenges. These activities will be a relaxing cooldown after a summer full of art camp fun.

The last day to register for this camp is August 10, 2022.

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