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Albany Museum of Art 2011 AMAzing Summer Art Camps

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2011 AMAzing Summer Art Camps

June 6 – July 22

Albany Museum of Art

311 Meadowlark Drive

Albany, GA - The Albany Museum of Art will host 6 week-long art camps during the months of June and July for elementary age school children.  These camps will be held Monday through Friday, between 9AM and 4PM in the Museum’s classroom.  Campers can sign up for either full-day (9AM-4PM) or half-day (9AM-12PM / 1PM-4PM) sessions.

Summer Art Camps at the Albany Museum of Art offer an excellent opportunity for children to continue learning while having fun all summer long.  All camp sessions are taught by certified art educators and activities complement State curriculum standards.

Children entering the 1st grade during the 2011-2012 academic year through children entering the 5th grade during the 2011-2012 academic year are eligible to attend.

The weekly cost for museum members (Family level and above) is $125 per child for full-day sessions and $75 per child for half-day sessions.  Weekly cost for non-museum members is $200 per child for full-day sessions and $125 per child for half-day sessions.  A weekly art show of all students work is held each Friday.  Cost includes all materials and supplies.  Snacks, lunch and beverages must be provided by parent/guardian.

Registration for classes will commence Monday, April 18.  Students are registered on a first-come first-serve basis.  Children are not registered until all completed paperwork and fees are received.  For additional information and registration, contract Crystal Morrison at 229.439.8400 or email cmorrison@albanymuseum.com.

 

 

Camps sessions offered:

June 6-10

Back with a SPLASH!

Summer is here!  The Albany Museum of Art is excited to once again offer one of our most popular weeks of the summer.  We will jump into painting and wet media during Back with a Splash!  Campers will work with watercolor, acrylic, and tempera paints.  Don’t worry Mom; we won’t really jump in the paint.  This will be a wet media week.

 

June 13-17

Gee, it’s 3-D!

This week our campers will make 3-dimensional creations.  We will be working with a wide variety of media.  Students will learn to construct robots, animals, and the list goes on and on and on. This will be a mixed media week.

 

June 20-24

ID at the AMA

Did you know that Picasso started drawing before he could talk?  Did you know he began painting at the age of 8?  Did you know that Jasper Johns was born in Georgia?  Did you know that Georgia O’Keefe once ate dirt as a child to see how it would taste?  Join us as we take a closer look into the lives of many artists.  Campers will create renditions of many of the classics.  This will be a mixed media week.

 

June 27-July 1

Green Week

We aren’t painting ourselves green this week.  Campers will construct and create art out of recyclable items.  This is a newer style of art called junk art.  This week will be extremely innovative for our campers.  Campers will have an opportunity to create, create, and create!  This will be a mixed media week.

 

July 11-15

Lions, Tigers, and Bears!

Lions, tigers, and bears! On my!  During this week at the AMA, campers will have the opportunity to learn about different types of animals.  Each day we will learn about and create different types of creatures.  This will be a mixed media week.

 

July 18-22

Sub-Saharan Safari

Join us for a week in Africa!  Let us take you on an exploration into the treasures of Africa in our gallery at the AMA.  Campers will create pottery, paintings, and other artifacts based upon the museum’s permanent collection.  This will be a mixed media week.

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