Summer 2014 Camp Programs at the Walter Elwood Museum
Four educational camp weeks from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Camp Fees- Daily rate $15.00 per child or $40.00 per week per child (ask for multi-child discounts)
Each day will begin with a short drawing lesson. At the end of each class, children will act as Gallery Curators and create art installations and gallery exhibitions of their own art work which will remain on display until after our 75th Anniversary Ice Cream Social on Saturday, August 9th from noon to 6pm.
Instructors will be Suzanna Van S. Hunter, Mary Going and Ann Peconie
RISK TAKERS & PRINTMAKERS
Tuesday July 22nd: Andy Warhol
Wednesday July 23rd: Bansky in London & NYC
Thursday July 24th: Silk Screening 101
Examine the life and works of printmaker and American pop artist, Andy Warhol. Students will make fish prints using the monoprint printmaking technique and block printing employed by Warhol.
Banksy, renowned rebel is a pseudonymous England- based graffiti artist. His satirical street art combines dark humor, political and social commentary with graffiti in a distinctive stenciling technique. His art has been spotted in London, Bristol, New Orleans, New York City, and Los Angeles. We will draw and cut stencils of many every day around the town and common street objects and images and then stencil them with paint inside and outside the museum.
We will learn the art of silk screening which is another form of printmaking. Bring a t-shirt or pillow case from home to silk screen. We will examine examples of print making in the museum collections and exhibit rooms.