Summer 2017

Working with professional teaching artists, children ages 5–14 explore Philbrook galleries, Gardens, and studios to cultivate creativity, collaboration, and critical thinking skills.

Cost: Half Day (AM or PM) Class: $130 Philbrook Members ($150 Not-Yet Member)

To create a full-day camp experience, select both AM and PM classes for the same session. Supervised lunch is provided Noon - 1 p.m. for full-day campers. Campers can bring a lunch from home or purchase lunch for the week for $25/camper.

Before- or After-Care: $30 each (e.g. Before- AND After-Care $60 per session.)

Enrollment Dates:

Philbrook Member Enrollment begins March 1, 2017

Not-Yet Member Enrollment begins April 1, 2017

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*Scholarship applications available March 1, 2017.

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Session 1 - Jun 12-16

Program Description Ages Times  

Big Ideas, Big Art!

Play with materials, push your thinking, and work as a team to make art as big as your ideas.

Teaching Artist: Rachel Ann Dennis

5-6 Morning (9am-Noon) More Information

Art About Me

Make art about you! Highlight your interests, skills, hobbies, and dreams through art, including self-portraits and illustrated journals

Teaching Artist: Renee Montgomery

7-8 Morning (9am-Noon) More Information

From Drawing To Making

Experiment with how to tansfer an image to another surface. Try printing with fish, drawing from nature, and making multiple prints with different colors.

Teaching Artist: Cathryn Thomas

9-10 Morning (9am-Noon) More Information

See in 3-D

Train your eye to examine the world around you by exploring how to transform your vision into 3-D sculpture

Teaching Artist: Virginia Harrison

11-12 Morning (9am-Noon) More Information

All About Animals

Search the Philbrook galleries and gardens for animals, read stories and learn about art that includes animals. Create animals (real or imagined) and build their habitats. 

Teaching Artist: Alyssa Adamson

5-6 Afternoon (1-4pm) More Information

Light Explorers

Experiment with light through real and imaginary play. Go on a shadow walk, make puppets, and create paintings, prints, and sculpture inspired by light. 

Teaching Artist: Amelia Hay

7-8 Afternoon (1-4pm) More Information

Ready, Set, Go!

Create art while playing games in the fast-paced workshop. Play card and board games based on art concepts while you create art from game pieces or invent your own game!

Teaching Artist: Renee Montgomery

9-10 Afternoon (1-4pm) More Information

Poster Art

Examine different types of posters and create your own. Examine artwork in the Philbrook collection for inspiration and harness your own imagination.

Teaching Artist: Ariana Jakub Brandes 

11-12 Afternoon (1-4pm) More Information

Session 2 - Jun 19-23

Program Description Ages Times  

Puzzle Pieces

Art can be a puzzle. Explore the elements of art through the Philbrook gardens, galleries, and the world around us.

Teaching Artist: Leah Thomas 

 

5-6 Morning (9am-Noon) More Information

Choose Your Own Art-Venture

Decide which way you want your art to go by experimenting with interesting materials, exploring different challenges and obstacles, and engaging your imagination. 

Teaching Artist: Amelia Hay 

 

7-8 Morning (9am-Noon) More Information

Art in 3-D

Explore art in three-dimensions. Isung papier-mache and found materials, create a large-scale installation of art that moves.

Teaching Artist: Cathryn Thomas

9-10 Morning (9am-Noon) More Information

Garden Homes for Garden Creatures

Explore the Philbrook gardens to discover creatures that live in our backyards. Create outdoor homes for outdoor creatures.

Teaching Artist: Virginia Harrison

 

11-12 Morning (9am-Noon) More Information

Ready, Set, Paint!

Create paintings every day! Explore the museum, learn about famous artists, play with new ways to paint, and experiment with art making tools through playful expression.

Teaching Artist: Amelia Hay

 

 

5-6 Afternoon (1-4pm) More Information

A Week at the Beach

Enjoy a week at the beach through art projects using ocean water, sand, and sun rays. Collaborate to create a giant seascape full of creatures and plants from the ocean. 

Teaching Artist: Alyssa Adamson 

7-8 Afternoon (1-4pm) More Information

Garden Homes for Garden Creatures

Explore the Philbrook gardens to discover creatures that live in our backyards. Create outdoor homes for outdoor creatures.

Teaching Artist: Virginia Harrison

9-10 Afternoon (1-4pm) More Information

Big Landscapes

Create a larger-than-life landscape adventure using the Philbrook gardens for inspiration. Work BIG and utilize various media including charcoal, paint, pastel, and fabric. 

Teaching Artist: Rusty Roberts 

11-12 Afternoon (1-4pm) More Information

Session 3 - Jul 10-14

Program Description Ages Times  

Play, Explore, Discover

Play and experiment with a new material and consider a new way of thinking each day. 

Teaching Artist: Rachel Ann Dennis and Betty Ferguson

5-6 Morning (9am-Noon) More Information

Amplify Your Art

Make art as big as your imagination! Draw, paint, build, and create large-scale art while expanding your ideas about how art can be created. 

Teaching Artist: Dustyn Nail 

7-8 Morning (9am-Noon) More Information

SmART Scientists

Create art through scientific investigation. Grow your own crystals, write invisble messages to decode, use a pendulum to paint, and more. 

Teaching Artist: Alyssa Adamson

9-10 Morning (9am-Noon) More Information

Clay of Ancient Cultures

Studying ancient cultures from around the world, learn about the importance of clay in past and present cultures while you create your own art. 

Teaching Artist: Virginia Harrison

11-12 Morning (9am-Noon) More Information

All About Animals

Search the Philbrook galleries and gardens for animals, read stories and learn about art that includes animals. Create animals (real or imaged) and build their habitats. 

Teaching Artist:Alyssa Adamson 

 

5-6 Afternoon (1-4pm) More Information

Making Music

Construct multiple instruments and explore musical traditions from around the world while you collaborate on an original composition.

Teaching Artist: Renee Montgomery 

7-8 Afternoon (1-4pm) More Information

Story Book Dioramas

Choose an ancient myth or fairy tale and create a 3-D version of the story as a peep-hole diorama. Create and play with dramatic lighting.

Teaching Artist: Rusty Roberts

9-10 Afternoon (1-4pm) More Information

First Impressions

Ink your way through different methods of printmaking. From the basics of monoprinting to creating a series of woodcuts, learn how you can create using this influential media.

Teaching Artist: Dustyn Nail 

 

11-12 Afternoon (1-4pm) More Information

Session 4 - Jul 17-21

Program Description Ages Times  

Let’s Talk About Patterns

Square. Squiggle. Triangle. Explore patterns using different types of materials and media and learn about how artists use pattern in their artwork.

Teaching Artist: Amelia Hay

 

 

5-6 Morning (9am-Noon) More Information

Art Games

Create art while playing games in this fast-paced workshop. Play card and board games based on art concepts while you create art from game pieces or invent your own game!

Teaching Artist: Renee Montgomery 

7-8 Morning (9am-Noon) More Information

Communicate, Collaborate, Create!

Use your imagination and creativity to make art! Create a giant collage while exploring different materials and participating in fast-paced art challenges.

Teaching Artist: Betty Ferguson

 

9-10 Morning (9am-Noon) More Information

Action!

Learn the skills you need to create your original videos, including creating a storyboard, location scouting, filming, and editing.

Teaching Artist: Geoffrey Smith

11-12 Morning (9am-Noon) More Information

Frozen

Create art as you dream of cooler temperatures and snow. Play with surprising materials and turn the art studio into a winter wonderland. 

Teaching Artist: Alyssa Adamson 

 

5-6 Afternoon (1-4pm) More Information

How a Museum Works.

Learn all about how the museum works through behind the scenes access to storing art, frame building, picking the art, and more! 

Teaching Artist: Amelia Hay

7-8 Afternoon (1-4pm) More Information

Hero-Con

Want to create your own graphic novel? Learn how to cultivate a character, story, or theme and bring it to life in your original comic book.

Teaching Artist: Dustyn Nail 

 

9-10 Afternoon (1-4pm) More Information

Find Your Rhythm

Learn to use movement and rhythm to create unique and exciting artwork. Explore the Philbrook collection to find inspiration using a variety of media.

Teaching Artist: Erin Owen

11-12 Afternoon (1-4pm) More Information

Session 5 - Jul 24-Jul 29

Program Description Ages Times  

ARRRT, Matey!

Create and collaborate to imagine a pirate adventure complete with a telescope, treasure map, pirate companion, and ship.

Teaching Artist: Alyssa  Adamson

 

5-6 Morning (9am-Noon) More Information

Light Explorers

Experiment with light through real and imaginary play. Go on a shadow walk, make puppets, and create paintings, prints, and sculpture inspired by light. 

Teaching Artist: Amelia Hay

7-8 Morning (9am-Noon) More Information

Ready, Set, Go!

Create art while playing games in this fast-paced workshop. Play card and board games based on art concepts while you create art from game pieces or invent your own game!

Teaching Artist: Renee Montgomery

9-10 Morning (9am-Noon) More Information

Really Big Objects

Create EXTRA LARGE sculptures of everyday objects. This week-long creative journey ends in an awesome display of grand proportions that include humor and fun.

Teaching Artist: Rusty Roberts

11-12 Morning (9am-Noon) More Information

Transform: Paint It, Then Change It

Find inspiration in the Philbrook galleries, create paintings, and then transform them into a variety of different art forms, including books, sculptures, and a collaborative tapestry.

Teaching Artist: Erin Owen 

13-14 Morning (9am-Noon) More Information

Look at Color Differently

See color in a whole new way as you play and explore various ways color can be created, combined, and visualized.

Teaching Artist: Betty Ferguson

5-6 Afternoon (1-4pm) More Information

Choose Your Own Art-Venture

Decide which way you want your art to go by experimenting with interesting materials, exploring different challenges and obstacles, and engaging your imagination.

Teaching Artist: Amelia Hay 

7-8 Afternoon (1-4pm) More Information

See in 3-D

Train your eye to examine the world around you by exploring how to transform your vision into 3-D sculpture.

Teaching Artist: Virginia Harrison

9-10 Afternoon (1-4pm) More Information

Think Outside the Box

Create art individually and in teams, using recycled materials and unconventional suppplies. Explore how to artistically reuse things we might normally throw away.  

Teaching Artist: Alyssa Adamson 

11-12 Afternoon (1-4pm) More Information

Untraditional Art Experiences

Consider how artists think, explore Philbrook gardens and galleries, and experiment with various (including unconventional) art supplies. Complete new art challenges each day. 

Teaching Artist: Laura Voth

 

13-14 Afternoon (1-4pm) More Information

Session 6 - Jul 31-Aug 4

Program Description Ages Times  

Play with Paint and Patterns

Invent new colors, experiment with patterns and paint, and explore the Philbrook gardens and galleries to develop artistic skills through play and experimentation. 

Teaching Artist: Alyssa Adamson 

5-6 Morning (9am-Noon) More Information

New Materials, New Art

Experiment with interesting materials like metal to create art including outdoor, animal, and moveable sculptures.

Teaching Artist: Dustyn Nail 

 

7-8 Morning (9am-Noon) More Information

Myself, My Art

Make art about you! Highlight your interests, skills, hobbies, and dreams through art, including self-portraits and illustrated journals.

Teaching Artist: Renee Montgomery  

9-10 Morning (9am-Noon) More Information

See in 3-D

Train your eye to examine the world around you by exploring how to transform your vision into 3-D sculpture.

Teaching Artist: Virginia Harrison

11-12 Morning (9am-Noon) More Information

Imagination Explorers

Explore thinking creatively while using different materials to make interactive and BIG art such as stick sculptures and robot puppets.

Teaching Artist: Betty Ferguson

 

5-6 Afternoon (1-4pm) More Information

Story Telling Through Art

Explore art from around the world and discover how artist tell stories about their communities through their art while you create art based on your community.

Teaching Artist: Alyssa Adamson  

7-8 Afternoon (1-4pm) More Information

Piece It Together

Find new ways to combine shapes and colors to create your own modern masterpieces. Sometimes art is more than the sum of its pieces.

Teaching Artist: Dustyn Nail 

9-10 Afternoon (1-4pm) More Information

Time to Draw

Draw using pencil, charcoal, and pastel. From model poses, still-life, to outdoor garden sketches, hone your ability to bring your drawings to life. 

Teaching Artist: Rusty Roberts

11-12 Afternoon (1-4pm) More Information