CCMA Announces Summer Art Camp for Kids Beginning July 6th

Eight weekly sessions offered

The Cape Cod Museum of Art offers 8 weekly sessions of special art activities for children from July 6 through August 21.  Sessions include A Funtastic Fairy Tale, Around the World, A Very, Merry UnBirthday! Oodles of Materials, Ocean Exploreres, and more.

The Monday through Friday sessions run from 9:30am to noon and are suitable for ages 6 - 12 years.  Most weeks are $175, or $150 for CCMA members.  Instructors are Alexandra Marcello Roberts and Judi Olkkola.

The museum also offers workshops for children in most days, 1:30pm - 3:30pm from July 5 through August 24. The fee is $35, or $25 for CCMA members. For more information or to register, please call Linda McNeill-Kemp, education director at 508,385-4477 x 25.

Weekly Art Camp: July 5-August 25, 9:30am-noon, Ages 6 - 12 years

The complete schedule follows:

Week 1:  Multi-Media: Your Key to Imagination
Judi Olkkola 
July 5, 6, 7
Members: $90 Non-members: $105

Discover ways to make all kinds of art with painting, weaving without a loom, masks, printing, collage and etching. Some materials used are sand, shells, tissue, feathers, pom-poms, flumes, yarn, glitter, crazy ribbon.

Week 2:  A Funtastic Fairy Tale
Alexandra Marcello Roberts
July 10 - 14
Members: $150 Non-members: $175

For kids who love a little drama; use your creativity and imagination to create props, masks and sets as we bring a fairy tale to life. Family and friends are invited to join us for our performance showcasing students' creative interpretations of our favorite tales.

Week 3: Around the World
Judi Olkkola
July 17 - 21
Members: $150 Non-members: $175

Try painting and drawing in the style of your favorite artists-the Cubistic style of Picasso, the Impressionism of Renoir and Monet, the Boogie Woogie Jazz of Mondrian or the style of Georgia O'Keeffe. Here are all the materials we'll try out: watercolors, poster and acrylic paints, chalk, pastels.

Week 4: A Very, Merry UnBirthday!
Alexandra Marcello Roberts
July 24 -28
Members: $150 Non-members: $175

Celebrate your birthday every day! Make crazy party hats, design a wild and wacky birthday cake and create portraits and books that celebrate who you are. Share and enjoy your art on our last day with, what else, a birthday party!

Week 5: Oodles of Materials
Judi Olkkola
July 31 - Aug 4
Members: $150 Non-members: $175

Experience an art adventure using oodles of materials! Come discover what you can create! Will it be a sculpture, collage, mobile or a weaving?

Week 6: Drawing and Painting
Alexandra Marcello Roberts
Aug 7 - 11
Members: $150 Non-members: $175

Discover and develop your creativity through exciting drawing and painting activities that celebrate the work of your favorite artists. Come explore the museum and see and create original masterpieces.

Week 7: Ocean Explorers
Alexandra Marcello Roberts
Aug 14 - 18
Members: $150 Non-members $175

Magical mermaids, wonderful whales, creative crabs, and "fintastic" fish will appear as you explore the ocean through art, sharing information from IFAW.

Week 8: Squiggly, Wiggly, Jiggly
Judi Olkkola
Aug 21 - 25
Members: $150 Non-members: $175

Come have fun with dynamic 2-D and 3-D art using neon, fluorescent and acrylic paint, modeling dough, paper mache and finger paint!


Children's Afternoon Workshops
1:30pm-3:30pm, Members: $25 Non-members: $35

July 5 - Masks
July 6 - Collage
July 10 - Why is Blue Dog Blue?
July 11 - Kinderart / Storytelling / Face painting
July 12 - Personal Portraits
July 13 - Craypas / Watercolor / Mixed media
July 14 - Chinese Water Brush
July 17 - Collage
July 18 - Watercolors
July 19 - Printmaking
July 20 - Masks
July 24 - Ocean Art
July 25 - Book Making
July 26 - Pop Art
July 27 - Fun with Clay
July 28 - Masks
July 31 - Watercolors

Aug 1 - Finger Painting
Aug 2 - Chinese Water Brush
Aug 3 - Acrylic Painting
Aug 7 - Masks
Aug 8 - Ocean Art
Aug 9 - Why is Blue Dog Blue?
Aug 10 - Kinderart / Storytelling / Face Painting
Aug 14 - Clay
Aug 15 - Personal Portraits (middle schoolers)
Aug 16 - Painting Bigger Than Life
Aug 17 - Masks
Aug 18 - Sculpture
Aug 21 - Watercolors
Aug 22 - Finger Painting
Aug 23 - Weaving
Aug 24 - Collage

Cape Cod Museum of Art, Route 6A, Dennis.  508-385-4477, www.ccmoa.org.

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