Our Summer Art Immersion program, designed for artists ages 5-11*, provides a wonderful opportunity for students to learn new artistic techniques and explore the collections.

In addition to completing special themed projects, participants will tour the Museum’s exhibitions, explore the grounds and Sculpture Trail, and make friends with peers from around the region.

All sessions meet Monday – Friday, 9 am – 12:30 pm.

*5-year-olds must have completed kindergarten.


Session #1: Foundations of Art, July 8-12 (ages 5-7) :: Session halfway full as of 5.1.24

This week we will learn about the foundational elements of art to help participants continue building their artistic skills. We will explore a variety of artistic movements and mediums, including 2D and 3D drawing and painting. Throughout the week, participants will explore the Museum’s temporary and permanent exhibitions for inspiration.  

Session #2: The Art of Design, July 15-19 (ages 8-11) :: Session halfway full as of 5.1.24

Design is all around us! It can range from an interesting pattern in a painting to a colorful poster on a wall. Our week will be spent exploring how artists and professionals rely on elements of design for their work. Participants will explore the art of Power Boothe, Louis Comfort Tiffany, Charles A. Platt and more to create projects inspired by graphic design, functional art, and architecture.

Session #3: Adventures in Modern Art, July 22-26 (ages 5-7) :: Session halfway full as of 5.1.24

Have you ever wondered what modern art is? Throughout the week, we will answer that question by exploring some of the wide-ranging artists who fall within this category. Participants will create their own masterpieces inspired by famous artists such as Jackson Pollock, Andy Warhol, and Frida Kahlo, as well as artists found in the Museum’s collection.

Session #4: Material Mash-Up, July 29- August 2 (ages 8-11)

Paint, pastels, paper – oh my! This week is all about taking time to explore a variety of mediums to create 2D and 3D art. Each project will help students explore ways to use familiar materials as well as introduce new ones. Gaining experience by using a variety of materials will help lead to a stronger respect and understanding for artists and art.


  • Members
  • Non-members
Program discounts available for families with multiple children.


Registration is required.

Please email Sophia Gipstein Scirico, Learning and Engagement Coordinator, at [email protected].

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