Summer Camps and Programs

Mountain Man title

Up The South Slope - WrightThis unique summer program is appropriate for both boys and girls ages 5 to 12. Pack your mules and head out to Booth Western Art Museum where you’ll experience the rugged life of Mountain Men in the wilderness of the American West during the 1800’s. Wear authentic clothing, examine their supplies, and take part in a trading game between Mountain Men and Native Americans. Don’t miss the chance to learn about Mountain Men without having to worry about biting insects, snow storms, or grizzly bears!

Who: Day care facilities, day camps, church groups, etc.
Cost: $6 per child & $6 plus tax per adult (1 adult free with every 15 students)
Location: Booth Western Art Museum, Cartersville, GA
When: June, July, and August of 2016; book by appointment
Minimum of 15 students and Maximum of 60 students
Program Length: 90 minutes

Image: ©David Wright, Up The South Slope, 1982, casein, 35 x 45″, Booth Museum Permanent Collection

SUMMER CAMPS

Looking for something fun to do for your children this summer? Take an art class! The Booth Art Academy offers a variety of art classes throughout the summer. All art classes are open to the public but Booth Museum members receive a discount on registration. Prices and class offerings vary.

All classes are held at the TRC building at 1 North Gilmer Street unless otherwise noted. To sign up for an art class, call central scheduling at 770-387-3849 or email marciad@boothmuseum.org.

Pottery (Ages 7 – 12)pottery
All levels of potters are welcome in this class where you are certain to have lots of messy, muddy fun!  Learn the basic ceramic techniques of pinch, coil, and slab building and get plenty of time on the potter’s wheel.  Be ready to get dirty and have loads of fun!

Fee: $105  for Museum members
$130 for not-yet-members
Supplies included
Min. 5 / Max. 15 students
9:00 am – noon (all classes/all sessions)

Session 1:  June 7 – 10 / Instructor: Peggy Cline
Session 2:  June 21 – 24 / Instructor: Peggy Cline
Session 3:  July 12 – 15 / Instructor: Whitney Rupp
*Glazing days are:  June 17, July 1, and July 22

Art Bugs (Ages 4 – 6)art bugs
Bring some color and excitement to your summer!  Try out all kinds of different art projects.  Enjoy this fun-packed and playful camp designed especially for our youngest artists!

Fee: $65  for Museum members
$85 for not-yet-members
Supplies included
Min. 5 / Max. 20 students
9:00 am – noon (all classes/all sessions)

Session 1:  June 7 – 9 / Instructor: Natalie Goodwin
Session 2:  July 12 – 14 / Instructor: Natalie Goodwin

Graffiti Outbreak! (Ages 7 – 12)graffiti
Street Art is everywhere!  Learn how to create your own street art…legally!  Learn the “do’s and don’ts” and then practice on things as big as a wall and as small as a t-shirt.  Tags, murals, stencils, spray paint, and more!

June 14 – 17, 9:00 am – noon
Fee: $105 for Museum members
$130 for not-yet-members
Supplies included
Min. 5 / Max. 20 students
Instructor:  Kent Mullinax

In Stitches! (Ages 7 – 12)in stitches
Have you ever wanted to weave a bracelet or knit a scarf?  If so, then jump into the wooly world of fiber!  Make fun projects while learning new skills like dyeing, weaving, knitting, and more!

June 14 – 17, 9:00 am – noon
Fee: $105 for Museum members
$130 for not-yet-members
Supplies included
Min. 5 / Max. 20 students
Instructor:  Mersia Martin

 

Art Unglued! (Ages 7 – 12)art unglued
Prepare to go crazy with art!  Focus on creativity and learn to think outside the box while experimenting with art.  Make art in ways you’ve never thought of before!

June 28 – July 1, 9:00 am – noon
Fee: $105 for Museum members
$130 for not-yet-members
Supplies included
Min. 5 / Max. 20 students
Instructor:  Mersia Martin

Art Soup (Ages 7 – 12)art soup
What do you get when you mix painting and drawing, then add a pinch of cartooning, a spoonful of sculpture, and a dash of mixed-media?  You get Art Soup!  Art, friends, and fun…the recipe for a great week!

July 18 – 22, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Fee: $200 for Museum members
$225 for not-yet-members
Supplies included
Min. 5 / Max. 20 students
Instructor:  Booth Art Academy Staff

Art Soup is a FULL DAY / FULL WEEK CAMP!
Each camper must bring a sack lunch (with an ice pack if contents are perishable).
NO NUTS PLEASEWater will be provided.

Painting & Printmaking (Ages 7 – 12)painting printmaking
Jump in head first to this exciting and fast-paced camp where you’ll discover Seurat, Kahlo, Faith Ringgold, William H. Johnson, Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, Shepard Fairey, and many more!  No time for napping here!

July 26 – 29, 9:00 am – noon
Fee: $105 for Museum members
$130 for not-yet-members
Supplies included
Min. 5 / Max. 20 students
Instructor:  Kent Mullinax

Sign up now! 770-387-3849 or marciad@boothmuseum.org