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Summer Art Camp


All camps are inspired by the Museum’s collection and challenge students to use the elements of art in new ways. Whether your child already has a love of art or is just getting started, everyone will enjoy art-camping.

Registration

Early drop-off and late pick-up are available—please inquire during the registration process. To register for any of the Museum’s camps, please contact Brandy Morrison at bmorrison@mmfa.org or call 334.625.4365.

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Homeschool Camp

“Almost Summer” Camp for Homeschoolers

Homeschooled students aged 8-16 are encouraged to participate in this three-day, near-end-of-school-year camp. Participants will work with a local artist to learn various artistic techniques and media while creating their own artworks inspired by Museum exhibitions.

Ages: 8 to 16
Dates: Wednesday, May 20 through Friday, May 22, 2020
Time: 1–4 PM
Cost: $90; Members save 25%!
Instructor: Donna Pickens

Lil’ Campers Camp

Lil’ Campers Summer Camp

Adventurous creatives aged 5-7 are invited to help us launch our first summer camp for budding artists. Students will spend the morning creating amazing works of art using different techniques and materials and will take home their own treasures.

Ages: 5 to 7
Dates: Monday, June 15 through Friday, June 19, 2020
Time: 8:30–11:30 AM
Cost: $150; Members save 25%!
Instructor: Donna Pickens

Teen Camp

Secret Worlds

Teens aged 13 and older will be inspired by the Museum’s exhibition, Secret Worlds, and will work with a local artist to create their own versions of mystical spaces. Students will use a variety of materials and bring home several of their own created pieces.

Ages: 13 to 18
Dates: Monday, June 15 through Friday, June 19, 2020
Time: 1–4:30 PM
Cost: $150; Members save 25%!
Instructor: Sally Chambliss

Youth Camps

Paper and Prints

Artists ages 8 to 12 will enjoy this camp that is inspired by printmaking and etching Museum exhibitions on view. Campers will learn a range of techniques and use a variety of materials to create their own unique artworks.

Ages: 8 to 12
Dates:
 Monday, June 22 through Friday, June 26, 2020
Time: Morning session: 8:30 AM to Noon; Afternoon session: 1–4:30 PM
Cost: $160 for half-day / $250 for a full day; Members save 25%!
Instructors: Danellen DeHuff and Ruth Givens

Please contact Brandy Morrison at bmorrison@mmfa.org or call 334.625.4365 to register.

Tints and Textures

Participants ages 8 to 12 will observe works and materials in Museum exhibitions like hand-made pigments in Will Henry Stevens and the embellished cloth of the Ubuhle craftswomen to explore how color and texture can enhance their own artistic creations.

Ages: 8 to 12
Dates: Monday, July 13 through Friday, July 17, 2020
Time: Morning session 8:30 AM to Noon; Afternoon session 1–4:30 PM
Cost: $160 for half-day / $250 for a full day; Members save 25%!
Instructors: Jo Taylor and Tina Cherry

Please contact Brandy Morrison at bmorrison@mmfa.org or call 334.625.4365 to register.

Structures and Stories

Campers ages 8 to 12 will observe works related to storytelling in Museum exhibitions like the African sculptures in Authority Figures and the prints in Personal to Political, then use a variety of materials to create their own sculptures inspired by narratives found in art.

Ages: 8 to 12
Dates: Monday, July 27 through Friday, July 31, 2020
Time: Morning session 8:30 AM to Noon; Afternoon session 1–4:30 PM
Cost: $160 for half-day / $250 for a full day; Members save 25%!
Instructors: Dr. James Bender and Meredith Knight

Please contact Brandy Morrison at bmorrison@mmfa.org or call 334.625.4365 to register.

Fees and Refunds

Tuition cost will only be refunded if a class is canceled. For any other full refund or credit, cancellations must be made no later than two weeks before the program begins. After that time a 25% administrative fee will be charged.