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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 artists in the museum collection. Use colorful glazes to give your work a personal touch. Projects will be fired and available for pick-up three to four weeks after camp.

Campers will meet at the Courtyard Entrance to the museum each morning.

Last day to register is June 6, 2018.

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Push, pull, and squish 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 artists in the museum collection. Use colorful glazes to give your work a personal touch. Projects will be fired and available for pick-up 3-4 weeks later. Materials fee is included in the price.

Campers will meet at the Courtyard Entrance to the museum each morning.

Last day to register is June 13, 2018.

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What could be more fun than transforming wet clay into an object of your own design? The art of ceramics combines 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 and human forms that are realistic or abstract. Select and apply glazes to give your work its finished appearance. Find inspiration in the museum’s outstanding collection of ceramic art.

Campers will meet at the Courtyard Entrance to the museum each morning.

Last day to register is June 20, 2018.

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Creativity can be messy, but we’re ready for that. Have some fun making art with all sorts of messy materials—from splatter paint to papier-mâché. Learn new art-making techniques and experiment with inventive ways to express your ideas. You provide the creativity, we provide the smocks!

Campers will meet at the Courtyard Entrance to the museum each morning.

Last day to register is June 20, 2018.

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You have probably been creative with cookies, but have you ever thought your lunchtime sandwich would make a great sculpture? Help Art Cat search the galleries to find works of art inspired by food. Sketch, paint, sculpt, and collage your own menu of artistic masterpieces. Invite your family to an imaginary “art picnic” on the last day of camp.

Campers will meet at the Courtyard Entrance to the museum each morning.

Last day to register is July 4, 2018.

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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 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. You’ll even visit the kiln room to learn about the firing process. Work will be fired and available for pick-up three to four weeks after the workshop. All materials are provided.

Campers will meet at the Courtyard Entrance to the museum each morning.

Last day to register is July 4, 2018.

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Every great superhero or villain starts with the artist’s inspiration. What super powers can you invent for a hero, heroine, or villain? Develop an origin story inspired by artworks in the museum’s galleries; envision a character and his or her world. Then bring that character to life and depict their super adventures in original drawings and 3-D figures.

Campers will meet at the Courtyard Entrance to the museum each morning.

Last day to register is July 4, 2018.

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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 artists in the museum collection. Use colorful glazes to give your work a personal touch. Projects will be fired and available for pick-up three to four weeks after camp.

Campers will meet at the Courtyard Entrance to the museum each morning.

Last day to register is July 11, 2018.

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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 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. You’ll even visit the kiln room to learn about the firing process. Work will be fired and available for pick-up three to four weeks after the workshop. All materials are provided.

Campers will meet at the Courtyard Entrance to the museum each morning.

Last day to register is July 18, 2018.

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Push, pull, and squish 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 artists in the museum collection. Use colorful glazes to give your work a personal touch. Projects will be fired and available for pick-up 3-4 weeks later. Materials fee included in price.

Campers will meet at the Courtyard Entrance to the museum each morning.

Last day to register is July 25, 2018.

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Become an architect…of fun! Climb on the museum’s play sculpture, the Lozziwurm, for “research” and get inspiration from sculptures and architectural models in the museum’s galleries. Learn the design process to create the imaginative playground of your dreams—from ideas to sketches to physical model.

Campers will meet at the Courtyard Entrance to the museum each morning.

Last day to register is July 25, 2018.

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Adventure into the world of modern art where masterpieces do not need to realistically depict the world. Experiment with expressive uses of color, nontraditional materials, and creative techniques all week to create modern masterpieces inspired by our favorite modernists.

Campers will meet at the Courtyard Entrance to the museum each morning.

Last day to register is August 1, 2018.

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Let’s get the party started! Create the ultimate art party with fun and unique materials. Search the galleries for your favorite artworks and artists to “invite” to your party, and find inspiration for your art party decorations. End a fun-filled week with a huge celebration of all things art!

Campers will meet at the Courtyard Entrance to the museum each morning.

Last day to register is August 1, 2018.

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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 artists in the museum collection. Use colorful glazes to give your work a personal touch. Projects will be fired and available for pick-up three to four weeks after camp. Materials fee included in price.

Campers will meet at the Courtyard Entrance to the museum each morning.

Last day to register is August 1, 2018.

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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 cool cool-down after a summer full of art camp fun.

Campers will meet at the Courtyard Entrance to the museum each morning.

Last day to register is August 8, 2018.

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Join us for an end-of-summer bonus week featuring creative fun and art games in the 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 cool cool-down after a summer full of art camp fun.

Campers will meet at the Courtyard Entrance to the museum each morning.

Last day to register is August 8, 2018.

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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 cool cool-down after a summer full of art camp fun.

Campers will meet at the Courtyard Entrance to the museum each morning.

Last day to register is August 8, 2018.

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