MUSEUM ART CAMP
Museum Art Camp 2017
Join us for Museum Art Camp in Palm Springs and Palm Desert.
Click HERE to download the enrollment form
Children ages 5 through 12 will explore many exciting artistic journeys with creative hands-on projects and adventurous museum gallery experiences with a team of experienced museum educators and visiting artists. Enroll your children in our hands-on interactive classes to make connections and personal discoveries through the arts. Classes take place in our air-conditioned galleries and art studios.
Palm Springs Art Museum
Two Weeks: June 26th – June 30th and July 10th- July 14th, weekly sessions Mondays through Fridays.
Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert, The Galen and Faye Sarkowsky Sculpture Garden
Two Weeks: July 17th to July 28th weekly sessions Mondays through Fridays.
Full Day: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Half Day: Morning 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. or Afternoon 1 - 4 p.m.
Enroll more than one child from the same family in a single session per week and receive a $20 discount off the total cost. All discounts must be taken at the time of registration.
Supervised Lunch Period
The museum will provide a supervised lunch period with activities from noon to 1 p.m. for children enrolled in BOTH morning and afternoon sessions. Children must bring a bag lunch and drink. Sorry, café services are NOT available.
Weekly Art Camp Fees (Monday-Friday):
Early Bird Registration - Enroll by May 31st and save!
|Half day: $100||Half day: $120|
|Full day: $180||Full day: $200|
Enroll on or after June 1
|Half day: $120||Half day: $140|
|Full day: $200||Full day: $220|
Palm Springs Art Museum offers summer camp classes at competitive rates. If the price of a class is a consideration, please do not hesitate to inquire about partial and full scholarships. The museum awards a limited number of scholarships on a first-come, first-served basis based on need. All scholarship applications are confidential. Please call 760-322-4852 for further details.
All refund requests must be made two weeks prior to the first class meeting. No refunds will be made after this time. Fifteen percent (15%) of the class fee is retained by the museum for administrative purposes. If the museum cancels a class due to insufficient enrollment, the entire class fee will be refunded. Classes will be cancelled if enrollment falls below five students.
JUNE 26-30 at the Palm Springs Art Museum
Ages 5-6 Squiggle, Smudge & Splat! (9 a.m. – 12 noon) session code 1A
Line, shape and gesture are just fancy words for squiggle, smudge and splat! Travel all over the museum to explore artists’ techniques and then try them for yourself with pencil, pastel, and paint.
AGES 7-9 Art as Play (9 a.m. - 12 noon) session code 1B
Explore your curiosity with in-gallery explorations, interactive games and creative discoveries while you let your fingers experience what it means to squish and splat as you play with clay and paint.
AGES 7-9 Off the Wall (1 - 4 p.m.) session code 1C
Explore the world of 3D art as you learn from the masters of Modern sculpture: Calder, Hepworth, Picasso and Moore. Make your ideas a reality by building, assembling and sculpting works for art using clay, wire, and everyday objects.
JULY 10-14 at the Palm Springs Art Museum
AGES 7-9 Printmaker’s Studio (9 a.m. – 12 noon) session code 2A
Stencil, scratch, carve, and cut as you discover the power of printmaking by silk-screening and block-printing while building your own portfolio of limited edition prints to share with your friends and family.
AGES 7-9 Mix Masters (1 - 4 p.m.) session code 2B
Bridge the gap between Language and Visual arts as you express yourself through the power of poetry, storytelling, painting and more in this mixed media session of mixing and mashing techniques.
AGES 10-12 Journey with Line (9 a.m. – 12 noon) session code 2C
Take a journey through the museum and uncover the power of the humble line. Then get ready to put this into practice by learning a variety of artists’ tips and techniques that will take your drawing from good to great.
AGES 10-12 The Architect’s Eye (1 - 4 p.m.) session code 2D
Get into the minds of two superstar architects! Use nature in your design like E. Stewart Williams and incorporate the local landscape into your home like Albert Frey. A field trip to the Architecture and Design Center and Frey House II are part of this class. What will you build for the 21st century?
JULY 17-21 at the Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert, The Galen and Faye Sarkowsky Sculpture Garden
AGES 7-9 Art in Motion (9 a.m. – 12 noon) session code 3A
Make your art come alive in this crash course on the basics of stop motion animation. Learn how to design, storyboard, and direct your own animated short using cut-out and claymation techniques.
AGES 7-9 Create to Celebrate (1 - 4 p.m.) session code 3B
Pat Lasch is a painter and sculptor who is inspired by life’s important moments and the objects we create to celebrate them. Travel through the exhibition Journeys of the Heart and celebrate the important moments of your life as you express yourself in a variety of media.
JULY 24-28 at the Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert, The Galen and Faye Sarkowsky Sculpture Garden
AGES 10-12 Behind the Lens (9 a.m. – 12 noon) session code 4A
Frame the world from your perspective as you explore the fundamentals of photography and the effects of light, shadow and space as you journey through The Galen and Faye Sarkowsky Sculpture garden. Then learn how to edit, manipulate, and print your shots using Photoshop Elements in the studio.
AGES 10-12 This is Not a Cake (1 - 4 p.m.) session code 4B
Investigate the whimsical art of Pat Lasch as you explore the exhibition Journeys of the Heart in this mixed media class where you will paint with pastry tools and sculpt with spatulas to create works of art that trick the eye and entice one’s appetite, Don’t be fooled, these sculptures are not for eating!
Click HERE to download the enrollment form.