Get Art Smart! The Art School offers a wide array of classes and workshops for adults and children of all ages, including summer camps for children.

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Please note that pre-registration is required for all programs and fees are nonrefundable. Register early as class sizes are small for individualized attention.

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Summer (Fun at the CMA) Camp - Register Today

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MondayJuly 28
Summer Camp!
Pop-Op-Art
9 a.m. - Noon
Summer Camp!Pop-Op-Art
Explore the Pop and Optical Art genres through a variety of materials and techniques.
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    Cost:

  • $160 / $128 for Dual/Family Members and above.
  • Ages:

  • Ages 8 - 12
Summer Camp!
Wild Wild West
9 a.m. - Noon
Summer Camp!Wild Wild West
Head 'em up, move 'em out! Blaze trails through the Museum while experiencing the thrills of the Wild West and create pieces based on the western frontier.
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    Cost:

  • $135 / $108 for Dual/Family Members and above
  • Ages:

  • Ages 4 - 7
Summer Camp!
Art Avengers
1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Summer Camp!Art Avengers
A crime occurred at the CMA! Use your skills of deduction and your love of art to help solve this mystery. Follow the clues each day to solve the case and learn techniques while recreating a "missing" artwork.
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    Cost:

  • $160 / $128 for Dual/Family Members and above.
  • Ages:

  • Ages 8 - 12
MondayAugust 4
Summer Camp!
Fins, Feathers, and Fur
9 a.m. - Noon
Summer Camp!Fins, Feathers, and Fur
Draw, paint, and print all of the amazing creatures on exhibit at the CMA!
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    Cost:

  • $160 / $128 for Dual/Family Members and above
  • Ages:

  • Ages 8 - 12
Summer Camp!
The ABCs of Art
9 a.m. - Noon
Summer Camp!The ABCs of Art
Scissors? Check! Markers? Check! Paintbrush? Check! Learn the basics of what it takes to create great art. Focus on shapes, colors, and other elements of art to prepare for the school year ahead.
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    Cost:

  • $135 / $108 for Dual/Family Members and above
  • Ages:

  • Ages 4 - 7
Summer Camp!
Project FUNway Re-mix
1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Summer Camp!Project FUNway Re-mix
Design and create fashion accessories with a variety of simple and fun techniques. The final day of camp features a fashion show!

    Camp is Full

    Ages:

  • Ages 8 - 12
WednesdayAugust 6
Gladys' Gang: Alphabet Animals10:00 - 11:00 a.m.Gladys
Get inspired by picture book author Anita Lobel's exhibition, All the World's a Stage. Then back to the studios to create part of your own picture book. Participants (ages 2-5) and their adult companions explore art through the introduction of elementary art terms such as color, line, shape ae, shape and texture during the Gladys' Gang series. This program includes story time and a creative studio activity.

    Camp is Full

    Ages:

  • 2-5
SundayAugust 10
Passport to Art: Go Team!Noon - 3:00 p.m.Passport to Art: Go Team!
Let’s Cheer for the Home Team! Boost your team spirit and create your own masterpiece using team colors. Enjoy a family tour at 1:00 p.m., or take a self-guided tour during this FREE monthly open studio for families.

    Cost:

  • FREE
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MondayAugust 11
Summer Camp!
Mythological Monsters
9 a.m. - Noon
Summer Camp!Mythological Monsters
Join us for an exploration of ancient myths and legends. Explore artwork inspired by the stories of Greece, Rome, and Egypt and complete mythology-based projects of your own.
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    Cost:

  • $135 / $108 for Dual/Family Members and above
  • Ages:

  • Ages 4 - 7
Summer Camp!
Go BIG
9 a.m. - Noon
Summer Camp!Go BIG
Big canvases that is—inspired by the exhibition, Animal Instinct: Paintings by Shelley Reed. Learn how to build, stretch, and prepare your own canvas. Then, go big with some paintings to match!
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    Cost:

  • $160 / $128 for Dual/Family Members and above.
  • Ages:

  • Ages 8 - 12
WednesdaySeptember 3
Gladys' Gang: Home Team10:00 - 11:00 a.m.Gladys
Explore the exhibition, Cheer for the Home Team! Animal Mascots in the Collection and make your very own mascot with construction paper. Participants (ages 2-5) and their adult companions explore art through the introduction of elementary art terms such as color, line, shape, and texture during the Gladys’ Gang series. This program includes story time and a creative studio activity related to the art exploration theme.

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