Kids

Spring Art Camp

WHEN
Apr 5 – 9
9 AM – 12 PM

WHERE
Benenson Center
COST

$36/day

AGES
5 – 11

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This year, Art Omi offers a mini Spring Art Camp to keep kids active, creative, and outdoors! Join for one or more mornings of exploration and art-making, led by teaching artists. Each session features an outdoor activity, a hike through the Sculpture & Architecture Park, and an art project related to a daily theme.

Children will be required to wear masks, wash and sanitize hands, and adhere to social distancing rules. Children bring a picnic lunch, water bottle, and their own blanket or towel to sit on. This program is limited to 12 participants per day.

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Every Saturday
10 AM – 12 PM

Saturday Children's Workshops

Every Saturday
10 AM – 12 PM
Benenson Center

Join us on Saturday mornings for safe exploration of the Sculpture & Architecture Park and art-making for kids ages 5-12. Weekly workshops host a maximum of twelve children, with a minimum of two teachers. This program will be held almost entirely outdoors with art-making occurring under the open-air Education Pavilions.

Every Wednesday
5 – 7:30 PM

Open Figure Drawing for Adults

Every Wednesday
5 – 7:30 PM
Newmark Gallery

Open Figure Drawing for Adults gathers Monday and Wednesday evenings to sketch, draw, and render from a live model. Open to artists of all skill levels ages 16+, each two-hour sessions is self-guided and intended to provide time and space for members of our local community to share in the exploration of this traditional art practice. Please note that pre-registration is required.

Every Tuesday
3:30 – 5:30 PM

Pagemasters with Grace Lang

Every Tuesday
3:30 – 5:30 PM
Benenson Center

What can we do when one page isn’t enough for a work of art? How do we define book art and what possibilities does this creative process present? This class will focus on creating one-of-a-kind artist books. Students will have a chance to create one or multiple books using collected mementos such as ticket stubs, hand-written notes, scraps of wrapping paper or old photographs as well as original works on paper. They will be introduced to simple bookbinding techniques and different book forms. We will consider the importance of page sequence and how pairing certain works together can alter how we experience the individual pieces. Students will repurpose old drawings and collages and use text, images, and patterns from vintage magazines to create new artworks, poems, and stories. Students will see how a seemingly random collection of papers can come together to tell a personal story. There are no limits as to what students can create! Materials will be provided, but students are also encouraged to collect materials they would like to include.

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