LANSING, Mich. — Enjoy creativity brought right to your own home. Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center is excited to provide young people the opportunity to learn about art from professional artists, in the comfort of their own home, with our new virtual program "Summer Art Camp at Home".
Each Summer Art Camp at Home week includes 5 unique art lessons, one each day. Lessons will be presented via pre-recorded video and the projects may be completed at the participants leisure.
Participants will also have the opportunity to video conference with the teaching artist to ask questions and receive feedback. At the end of each week, participants may share photos of their completed projects, to be presented in an online Virtual Art Exhibition. For more information on dates and registration to view the Press Kit HERE. [drive.google.com]
The cost of each Summer Art Camp at Home includes:• 5 days of art instruction from professional teaching artists. Learn more about teaching artists HERE [lansingartgallery.org]• Supplemental reading and resources to further explore each topic• Opportunity to communicate directly with a professional teaching artist
Summer Art Camp at Home Art Supplies
Art Kits - supplies for each project - may be purchased through Odd Nodd [oddnodd.com] Art Supply in REO Town or campers may use supplies they already have.
Summer Art Camp at Home Sessions
It All Begins with A Dot, with teaching artist Tara Thelen
A dot, is the start of many interesting things. A dot begins a sketch, a drawing or a story.Sign-up for this camp to see how a dot can lead you to learning how to draw.
Dates: July 20 – 24; Ages: Suitable for ages 13-17
Exploration of Mixed Media, with teaching artist Paloma Rosales
kids will keep cool this summer by exploring a variety of interesting art mediums. They will find creativity in discovering ways to work with paint, fiber and paper. Participants will be amazed in their ability to create their own paintings and creatures using various art mediums.
Dates: July 27 – 31; Ages: Suitable for ages 6-10
Tantalizing Textiles with teaching artist Regina Pericini
Kids will explore new avenues of creativity and learn the basics of surface design. During this week long camp will explore the basics of block printing making their own ink, learn basic embroidery stitches and using new skills complete the week creating their own pillow.
Dates: Aug. 3 – 7; Ages: Suitable for ages 8-12
Get wild with our art camp, Animal Antics! During this week-long camp, participants will explore a variety of art forms; including paint, paper and clay. Using animals, as a subject manner, students will be inspired and have fun with daily projects..
Date: Aug 10 – 14; Ages: Suitable for ages Kids 7-12
Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center has a limited number of Summer Art Camp at Home scholarships available for participants with financial need. Scholarships may be used for registration or art supplies. Find Scholarship HERE [docs.google.com].
Summer Art Camp at Home is generously supported by our sponsors: Desk Drawer Fund, R.E. Olds Foundation, Mariel Foundation, and Odd Nodd Art Supply.
Please visit our website www.lansingartgallery.org [lansingartgallery.org] for more information and registration.
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