Muzeo is excited to offer two sessions of art and wellness-focused summer camp programs for our community! Each special session of classes will focus on different aspects of art, art making, and art history. Children in each class will produce a unique project and craft at the end.
Muzeo Summer Camp programs are intended for children ages 6 through 10. Each session contains unique classes. Discounts on reservations are offered for guests who sign up for both sessions. Session 1 runs July 18 through 22 and Session 2 runs July 25 through 29. Each class runs from 1 pm to 2 pm.
You can make your reservations HERE.
Class 1: Giuseppe Arcimboldo’s Fruit Faces
This class will discuss Late Renaissance portraiture, Mannerism as an art style, and Italian artist Giuseppe Arcimboldo’s work. Students will explore emotions, elements of art, and representation through food imagery.
Class 2: Jay Gruesome’s Monster Art
This class will discuss contemporary artist Jay Gruesome and his Halloween themed artwork. Students will explore themes of fear and bravery by creating their own monsters.
Class 3: Justina Blakeney’s Leaf Portraits
Students will become acquainted with leaf portraiture by contemporary artist and interior decorator Justina Blakeney. Students will learn how to design portraits based on outdoor elements.
Class 4: Paula Hayes’ Terrarium Art
This art lesson will introduce students to contemporary artist Paula Hayes and her sculpture/ mixed media artwork, specifically terrariums. Students will explore elements of art and mindfulness while learning about terrariums and building their own ecosystems.
Class 5: Andy Warhol’s Soup Cans
This lesson will introduce students to 20th century Pop Art, specifically Andy Warhol. Students will explore food preferences and learn about Warhol’s fascination with Campbell’s Soup while designing their own soup cans.
Class 1: Hannah Höch & John Stezaker’s Collage Self-Portraits
This lesson will introduce students to collage art, specifically the works of Dada artist Hannah Höch & Conceptual artist John Stezaker. Students will explore how colors, shapes, textures and patterns have the ability to represent people in collage art.
Class 2: Vincent Van Gogh’s Sunflowers
Students may already know a little bit about Vincent Van Gogh, but this class will explore his fascination with sunflowers. What can students learn? Students will learn about the significance of sunflowers in art history while creating their own floral designs.
Class 3: Ugo Rodinone’s Seven Magic Mountains
Students will become acquainted with contemporary artist Ugo Rodinone and his mixed media artwork, specifically his installation in Nevada, the Seven Magic Mountains. Students will learn about large scale land art sculptures and build their own miniature version of the Seven Magic Mountains.
Class 4: Robert Smithson’s Spiral Jetty
This lesson will introduce students to Conceptual artist Robert Smithson and his use of land as a medium. Students will explore their personal relationship with earth while building their own jetty.
Class 5: Shamona Stokes’ Fertility Statues
Students will become acquainted with contemporary artist Shamona Stokes and her fertility statues. Students will explore ideas of nature and fertility and learn how to build their own organic figures.