Kids

Camp Omi in a Box: Color Me Happy (Week 1)

WHEN
Jul 6 – 10


COST

$145

AGES
6 – 10

Week 1: Color Me Happy is SOLD OUT
Click here to see additional weeks of Camp Omi in a Box and Camp Omi in a Box: Artgarten, available for purchase.

Camp Omi in a Box is a weekly subscription to a series of make-at-home art projects, online tutorials, and interactive online gatherings that capture the mission and spirit of Art Omi’s popular Camp Omi and Artgarten programs.

WEEK 1: Color Me Happy
This week is all about color and light! Campers (ages 6 - 10) will paint watercolor shadows, build a light-filtering model, make sun-prints, and see the world through handmade, colorful glasses. Campers explore Day Trip by Sarah Braman. Includes sessions at Art Omi from 9 am to noon on Monday, July 6 and Friday, July 10. Camp Omi in a Box boxes are picked up at noon on Monday, July 6.

Artgarten Campers (ages 3 - 5) will collage feelings on canvas, make your own binoculars, create a life-sized body painting, and read along to Frog and Toad are Friends by Arnold Lobel. Plus a choice of in-person sessions at Art Omi, or interactive Google Meet sessions on Monday and Friday. Artgarten boxes must be picked up between 10 am and 2 pm on Friday, July 3 by children participating in the Google Meet sessions, or at the conclusion of the Monday in-person session on Monday, July 6.

What ages can participate?
Camp Omi in a Box is designed for kids ages 6-10, and includes socially distanced in person sessions every Monday and Friday from 9 am - noon.

Camp Omi in a Box: Artgarten provides projects for kids ages 3-5 with pick-ups on the Friday before the Monday session. Children also participate in optional in-person sessions from 9 am to noon on Mondays and Fridays, or interactive Google Meet sessions where Campers learn and share! (Children must be 4 or 5 years old to opt for the in-person session)

What's in the Box?
Each 18” x 12" x 3” cardboard carrying case contains each and every material, tool, and product a camper needs to complete four art projects. Just like at Camp Omi, projects originate from our four studios - 2D Studio, 3D Studio, Performance Art, and Field Studies (Science + Nature in Art) - and are dreamed up by our amazing teaching artists. Activity prompts encourage visits to the sculpture park and themes focus on contemporary art, artists, and ideas. Boxes also contain instructional guides and links to fun video tutorials led by your favorite Camp Omi teachers!

How much does it cost?

  • Camp Omi in a Box is $145/week, with a 10% discount for 2+ weeks by using the coupon code MULTIWEEK at checkout.
  • Scholarships are available and cover 50% of the subscription cost. Email Sasha Sicurella at education@artomi.org education@artomi.org to apply. If you have already applied and qualified for Financial Aid for Camp Omi or Artgarten 2020, you will receive a 50% discount.

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Apr 23 – Dec 31
5 – 6 PM

Virtual Drawing Group

Apr 23 – Dec 31
5 – 6 PM

On Thursday evenings, Art Omi hosts Open Figure Drawing for Adults, where a group of artists gathers in the Newmark Gallery to sketch, draw, and render from a live model. While current circumstances prevents us from gathering in person, the urge to forge community through artistic practice has in some ways grown stronger than ever.

Now, we are inviting everyone in Art Omi's extended community to draw along at home! You are also invited to share and connect with the group via a weekly Zoom Thursdays from 5 - 6 pm EST. Please note that registration is capped, and so we encourage you to reserve your spot in advance.

You can also participate by tagging us on your completed drawings on Instagram or Facebook! Use #artomi and #educationomi to share your work. All styles and media welcome — show us your creative best!

Weekly Prompts & Zoom info:

Jul 6 – Aug 21

Camp Omi in a Box (with In-Person Sessions!)

Jul 6 – Aug 21

Camp Omi in a Box is a weekly subscription to a series of make-at-home art projects, online tutorials, and interactive online gatherings that capture the mission and spirit of Art Omi’s popular Camp Omi and Artgarten programs. Anchored by a weekly box of specialty art materials, tools, and products Camp Omi in a Box includes activity prompts and access to exclusive online tutorials by Camp Omi Teaching Artists. Children may participate in a single week, or the whole seven-week program.

Camp Omi in a Box is designed for kids ages 6-10, and includes socially distanced in person sessions every Monday and Friday from 9 am - noon. Camp Omi in a Box: Artgarten provides projects for kids ages 3-5 with pick-ups on the Friday before the Monday session. Projects are supplemented with Google Meet sessions, where Campers learn and share! Younger children in both programs will need parent assistance and/or supervision. While some projects are designed to be more independent than others, we like to think of the program as fun and engaging for the whole family!

Jul 6 – Aug 21

Camp Omi in a Box: Artgarten (with In-Person Sessions!)

Jul 6 – Aug 21

Camp Omi in a Box : Artgarten is a weekly subscription to a series of make-at-home art projects, online tutorials, and interactive online gatherings that capture the mission and spirit of Art Omi’s popular Artgarten program. Anchored by a weekly box of specialty art materials, tools, and products Camp Omi in a Box includes activity prompts and access to exclusive online tutorials by Camp Omi Teaching Artists. Children also participate in optional in-person sessions from 9 am to noon on Mondays and Fridays, or interactive Google Meet sessions where Campers learn and share! Children may participate in a single week, or the whole seven-week program.

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