Seasonal Programs

Making Waves Art Camp: Locally Sourced Inspiration & Place-Based Art Creation

Registration is now open!

Explore place-based art creation to celebrate where you live, develop your own creative voice, and make waves in your community! Join us for a summer art camp inspired by the wonders in your own backyard and discover how a little drop of art making sends out huge ripples of inspiration and change all around you.

WEEKLY THEMES

Week 1: June 4-7, 2019 Blast from the Past
Week 2: June 11-14, 2019 Making a Splash
Week 3: June 18-21, 2019 It’s a Zoo in Here
Week 4: June 25-28, 2019 Homegrown Inspiration
Week 5: July 9-12, 2019 Local Motion
Week 6: July 16-19, 2019 Artist of EGAD!
Week 7: July 23-26, 2019 To Infinity and Beyond!


How to register?

We register by rising grade, i.e. if your camper will start the 5th grade in the fall, then please sign up for the 5th/6th grade group.

We have camps available for 7th-9th graders only on week 4 and week 7.

Be sure to check out our Policies and Procedures before signing up.

Prices:
Pre-K/K (9 – 11 a.m. ONLY): $80 members/ $100 non-members
Half day sessions: $100 members/120 non-members
Full day sessions: $200 members/ $240 non-members

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Scholarships are no longer available

Summer Art Camp Policies and Procedures

Year-round programs

Children’s Pottery  (6 weeks)

Students will create various clay project using the potter’s wheel and hand building techniques.  They will have knowledge of surface enrichment, glazing, and painting of their pottery pieces.
**This is a drop-off program

Led by Nadine Antaillia
$75 members, $95 non-members
Tuesdays, 4-5:30 p.m., Kindergarten-Second grade, REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED
Thursdays, 4-5:30 p.m., Third-Sixth Grade, REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED

The Little Artists’ Playdate, (8 weeks)

Erika Eubanks
Ages 2-4, Thursdays 9 a.m.-NOON
$75 members/$95 non-members

During this fun “Bring your grown-up” class, little ones will learn about the fundamentals of creating art. The students will begin to decode art and recognize the elements various artists use while exploring art projects in collaboration with their caregivers.

Registration is now closed

Weekly Programs

Stroller Tours + Open Studio Time

Wednesdays 9:30-11 a.m.

Stroller Tours are just for parents and caregivers with children aged 0–5 years old when the Museum is closed to the public. Fussy children and crying babies are welcome!

After the tour everyone is welcome to visit our Open Studio. During this hour you can get creative at the Renee Foosaner Education Center, located right across the street from the museum. You will be creating your own art inspired by works on view in the current exhibitions. Each Wednesday we will offer a different art-making project.
Tickets are required; In order to attend a ticket must be reserved for every participant (children and adults) in your party.
Tickets cannot be refunded or exchanged. If you have any questions, please email keliasperez@fit.edu before purchasing your tickets.

$5 per person (12 months of age and up) includes a tour, Open Studio and a 20% discount at Anaya Coffee

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Open Studio Fridays

Fridays,  12:15 p.m.-5 p.m.

Open Studio is an after-school program open to the whole family to come and experience art in a free-spirited way. Families are invited to use the materials in our upstairs studio, work on art inspired by the works on display at our galleries and everyone can work at their own pace!

Open Studio is $5 per adult, $3 per children (12 yrs-younger)

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