Summer 2018

Working with professional teaching artists, children ages 5–12 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 9, 2018

Not-Yet Member Enrollment begins April 1, 2018

Youth Art Workshop has been cancelled. Please contact Evan Johnson at 918-748-5325 for refunds.

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*Scholarship applications available March 9, 2018.

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Session 1 (Jun 11-15)

Program Description Ages Times  

Play, Explore, Discover

Get creative and have big ideas! Each day will introduce different material and a new way of thinking to explore.

Teaching Artist: Mary Brewer

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

Art Lab

Campers will have fun exploring the process of making art by experimenting, creating, and playing in an interactive art space.

Teaching Artist: Nichole Weeks

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

Inventive Creatures

Let’s explore what happens when you combine cat and fish, reptile and bird or yourself with your favorite animal!

Teaching Artist: Amy Duncan

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

New/Now

Let’s push boundaries and embrace the creative challenge of creating art from reusable fabrics and materials!

Teaching Artist: Briana Hefley-Shepard

10-12 Morning (9am-Noon) More Information

Impressionism Now

Campers will think about the unique way impressionists looked at the world and then explore their own unique way of looking at the world.

Teaching Artist: Julianna Clark

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

Wearable Art

Campers will create fantastic costumes using reclaimed, unconventional, and natural materials.

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

Upcycled Art

Campers will use upcycled materials to transform unexpected materials into fantastic works of art.

Teaching Artists: Lydia Cheshewalla

7-9 Afternoon (1-4pm) More Information

Maximum Sketchbook

Explore, exercise, experience, express through the portable and accessible format of a sketchbook in a collaborative, participatory environment.

Teaching Artist: Kren Bennett

10-12 Afternoon (1-4pm) More Information

Session 2 (Jun 18-22)

Program Description Ages Times  

Patterns in Nature

Campers will look closely at nature and discover that the world is full of patterns.

Teaching Artist: Nichole Weeks

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

Free Form Creations

Campers will create free form creations using yarn, fabric and unconventional materials. 

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

Let’s Sew

This week will be all about taking risks, being creative, and learning about textile art and sewing!

Teaching Artist: Briana Hefley-Shepard

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

Open Art Studio

Play around with new materials and new ways of thinking. Be introduced to something new each day!

Teaching Artist: Kren Bennett

10-12 Morning (9am-Noon) More Information

21st Century Quilting

Campers will have the opportunity to make large creations that will be hung in innovative ways. 

Teaching Artist: Julianna Clark

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

Temporary Art

Campers will experiment with making temporary works of art.  Making art that isn’t intended to last forever encourages flexibility and risk taking.

Teaching Artist: Lydia Cheshewalla

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

Creative Sound

This multi-sensory workshop will be all about exploring sound and music through collage, sculpture and performance.

Teaching Artist: Mark Kuykendall

7-9 Afternoon (1-4pm) More Information

Creative Build

Go beyond a flat sheet of paper! We will be building sculptures and installations using recycled materials and other materials.

Teaching Artist: Cheyenne Butcher

10-12 Afternoon (1-4pm) More Information

Session 3 (Jun 25-29)

Program Description Ages Times  

Creative Movement

Campers will explore movement by looking closely at the world around them.

Teaching Artist: Kara Bellavia

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

Look Up!

Let’s explore the museum in creative new ways. We will make art in response to our upside down adventures!

Teaching Artist: Briana Hefley-Shepard

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

Power of Pattern

Transform your stories into art during this workshop by playing with patterns and weaving during this workshop.

Teaching Artist: Jeni Henderson

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

Maximum Sketchbook

Explore, exercise, experience, express through the portable and accessible format of a sketchbook in a collaborative, participatory environment.

Teaching Artist: Kren Bennett

10-12 Morning (9am-Noon) More Information

Nature, Art, & Looking Closely

Campers will explore the Philbrook garden and create works of art that are inspired by the plants they discover.

Teaching Artist: Julianne Clark

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

World Building

Campers will create individual and group habitats using their experimentation skills.

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

Paint, Paste, Graffiti

Think big. Think bold. Think fast. Think together. We will combine text, pattern and color to create large vibrant creations.

Teaching Artist: Aaron Whisner

7-9 Afternoon (1-4pm) More Information

Camera Build

Explore how to make your own camera to creatively take your own photos!

Teaching Artist: Cheyenne Butcher

10-12 Afternoon (1-4pm) More Information

Session 4 (Jul 16-20)

Program Description Ages Times  

Art Garden

Campers will use their close looking skills to discover similarities between works of art in the museum and things they see in the gardens.

Teaching Artist: Kara Bellavia

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

Loosen Up, Have Fun

Campers will loosen up and have fun while experimenting with abstract art.

Teaching Artist: Kelly Melvin

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

Ready, Set, Paint

We will make something new every day, starting with the art shirt that you wear!

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

Pattern Studio

Let’s discover patterns all around the museum and in our own artwork!

10-12 Morning (9am-Noon) More Information

Thinking Abstract

Campers will explore thinking abstractly and creating abstract works of art.

Teaching Artist: Ylena Summerfield

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

I am Art

This week is all art that is bold and all about you. Art, expression and you will be center stage.

Teaching Artist: Amber Lobaugh

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

Temporary Art

Campers will experiment with making temporary works of art.  Making art that isn’t intended to last forever encourages flexibility and risk taking.

Teaching Artist: Lydia Cheshewalla

7-9 Afternoon (1-4pm) More Information

21st Century Quilting

Campers will have the opportunity to make large creations that will be hung in innovative ways.

Teaching Artist: Julianne Clark

10-12 Afternoon (1-4pm) More Information

Session 5 (Jul 23-27)

Program Description Ages Times  

Kinetic 3D

Campers will build works of art that move.

Teaching Artist: Kelly Melvin

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

Paint Play

All week long we will make art using materials not usually associated with painting.

Teaching Artist: Amber Lobaugh

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

Cardboard Build

Cardboard + Cardboard + Team work + Cardboard + Tape+ Tape + Tape = Endless Possibilities!

Teaching Artist: Maggie Schmitz

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

Comic Studio

This is a creative look at how to build your own visual world through comics.

Teaching Artists: Zoe Jennings & Madelyn Parker

10-12 Morning (9am-Noon) More Information

Wearable Art

Campers will create fantastic costumes using reclaimed, unconventional, and natural materials.

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

Thinking Abstract

Campers will explore thinking abstractly and creating abstract works of art.

Teaching Artist: Ylena Summerfield

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

Creature Build

Create, tinker and build using your imagination and bring your ideas to life!

Teaching Artist: Ashlyn Metcalf

7-9 Afternoon (1-4pm) More Information

Express Yourself

Campers will explore expressing themselves through the act of artmaking.

Teaching Artist: Lydia Cheshewalla

10-12 Afternoon (1-4pm) More Information

Session 6 (Jul 30- Aug 3)

Program Description Ages Times  

Nature Art Studio

Explore Philbrook’s gardens and art collection to uncover patterns and thoughtful designs. Reinterpret those discoveries by creating nature inspired artworks.

Teaching Artist: Jenny Fry

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

Play, Paint, Collage

Play around each day with different ways to collage and paint during this workshop.

Teaching Artist: Rhiannon Guin

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

Comic Studio

This is a creative look at how to build your own visual world through comics.

Teaching Artists: Zoe Jennings & Madelyn Parker

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

Mixed Media Studio

Campers will experiment with mark-making through painting, drawing, textiles and collaging.

10-12 Morning (9am-Noon) More Information

Free Form Creations

Campers will create free form creations using yarn, fabric and unconventional materials.

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

Draw, print, repeat

Learn how to make copies of your drawings without a printer! Explore printing and mark-making through experimental ways.

Teaching Artist: Jenny Fry

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

Express Yourself

Campers will explore expressing themselves through the act of artmaking.

Teaching Artist: Lydia Cheshewalla

7-9 Afternoon (1-4pm) More Information

Collage Studio

Be surprised by the inventive works of art that you will make with different materials by mixing, matching and combining!

Teaching Artist: Mark Kuykendall

10-12 Afternoon (1-4pm) More Information