JSMA Summer Break Art Camps 2018

Tuition:
Full Day: $300 ($270 for JSMA Members/UO)
Half Day: $150.00 ($135 for JSMA Members/UO)
Aftercare: 12-1 p.m. or 4-5 p.m.  $25.00
Scholarships are available for financial support.

Click HERE to register for MORE THAN ONE CAMP - or register for individual camps below. 

Week 1: June 18 – June 22
Time Travelers
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.  Grades 1 – 5
Travel through time this week to discover and create works of art ranging from petroglyphs and pyramids to futuristic art.  Students will create a time machine and will unearth time capsules along their journey.

LEGO Art and Imagination
1 – 4 p.m.  Grades 1 – 5
Discover the creative possibilities you can make from LEGO blocks! Explore using LEGOs as an art tool, and construct cityscapes, sculptures, mosaics, and more inspired by the museum’s collection.

Click here to register for Week 1 camps

Week 2: June 25 – June 29
Animals and Art
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.  Grades 1 – 5
Discover fantastical birds and beasts of all shapes and sizes while constructing masks, sculptures, prints, and paintings.

Passport around the World
1 – 4 p.m.  Grades 1 – 5
Travel around the world using art from the JSMA collection as your tour guide! Along the way, create art souvenirs to document your journey.

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CAMP IS FULL. Registration is closed. Week 3: July 9 – July 13
Movement and Masterpieces
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.  Grades 1 – 5
Movement exercises and games will be used to bring masterworks to life.  Learn basic yoga poses and movement games while creating artwork based on play.

Storytellers
1 – 4 p.m.  Grades  1 – 5
Turn words into art! Learn how stories and art inspire one another. Using stories from their own lives and imagination, students will create illustrated stories and will learn about storytelling, writing fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.

CAMP IS FULL. Registration is closed. Week 4: July 16 – July 20
Art of East Asia
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.  Grades 1 – 5
Learn about the art, culture, and stories of China, Korea, and Japan through activities including the construction of paper lanterns, brush paintings, and drum making.

Comics & Manga Camp
1 – 4 p.m.  Grades 1 – 5
Explore many aspects of comic book art and manga as you learn how to tell stories through comic strips and other graphic illustrations. Sponsored by Imagination International, Inc.

Week 5: July 23 – July 27
Robots and Creatures
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.  Grades 1 – 5
Create creatures inspired by myths and legends including sea monsters and Bigfoot. Make art robots inspired by robots in popular culture or your imagination!

Passport around the World
1 – 4 p.m.  Grades 1 – 5
Travel around the world using art from the JSMA collection as your tour guide! Along the way, create art souvenirs to document your journey.

Click here to register for Week 5 camps

Week 6: July 30 – August 3
Art and Architecture
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.  Grades 1 – 5
Design buildings and monuments in this hands-on exploration of architecture. Gain experience drawing, designing, and building with natural objects and recycled materials.  

LEGO Art and Imagination
1 – 4 p.m.  Grades  1 – 5
Discover the creative possibilities you can make from LEGO blocks! Explore using LEGOs as an art tool, and construct cityscapes, sculptures, mosaics, and more inspired by the museum’s collection.

Click here to register for Week 6 camps

Week 7: August 6 – August 10
Art Exploration Summer Camp for Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Youth
9 a.m. – 12 p.m. or 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.  Grades 1 – 5
Learn to create and explore art in various mediums as a form of self-expression. Have fun and make new friends in a safe and welcoming art space for transgender and gender non-conforming youth.

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Our commitment is to make museum programs accessible to all. Scholarships are available for financial support. Please submit scholarship applications to Hannah Bastian, Museum Educator at hbastian@uoregon.edu.