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  • APRIL 9 - JUNE 20
  • Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center, Oklahoma City
  • April 9, 2018 to
    June 20, 2018
  • Categories: Kids & Family, Arts & Crafts

Event Details

  • April 9, 2018 to
    June 20, 2018
  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • $100-$215 per camp. Go green and save $5 by enrolling online.
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Event Description

With a different artist each of 11 weeks and nearly 60 camps for students in K–ninth grade, there’s plenty to explore at bit.ly/OCsummer. Keep kids creative and learning in camps featuring visual arts, music, hip-hop, fiber, clay, performance, robotics and more. Week 1 | May 29 - June 1 (four-day week) Ages 5-6 | Painting Parade | Olivia Egan Experience the wonder of painting through color, texture and movement. Inspired by the work of local artist Katelynn Knick, experiment with unexpected painting surfaces and play with fun techniques. Ages 7-9 | Upcycled Sculptures | Erin Latham Sarah Sze, contemporary installation artist, is the inspiration for this camp. Learn the process of creating a full-scale installation piece –- from drawing to prints to assembling an installation using found objects and repurposed materials. Campers will also explore additive sculptural techniques and basic kinetic art. Ages 10-12 | Clay Sculpting | Perla Contreras Create an original clay piece inspired by contemporary ceramic artist Elizabeth Kley. Experiment with handbuilding techniques and alternative surface finish processes, such as graffito. ----- Week 2 | June 4-8 jumpstART: Ages 4-5 | Alison Harris Our jumpstART program will get any young artist up and moving with art! This half-day camp (9 a.m. - noon) includes music, movement and visual art activities that will ignite their curiosity. Ages 5-6 | Mixed Media Kids | Annie Doan Immerse yourself in color, line and space, all inspired by our current exhibiting artist. Explore Chiyoko Myose’s artistic practice, view her work in the galleries and experiment with a variety of mediums from painting to fiber art. Ages 5-6 | Dino Madness! | Debra Detamore Draw your own T-rex and paint a stegosaurus! Create paper and clay dinosaur sculptures, paintings and prints while learning about fossils. Learn more about work of paleo-artist Karen Carr, who brings dinosaurs to life through her illustrations and paintings. Ages 7-9| Kooky Sculptures | Eric Lyons Look at everyday items around you in new ways and be inspired by Jeff Koons and his iconic Balloon Dog series. Create your own bold and beautiful sculptures. There may even be a few balloon animal lessons! Ages 7-9| | Native Symbols | Victoria Nevarez After discussing Native American symbols of the past and present, explore symbols that represent our society today. Incorporate your life experiences, including friendships and family, into works of art. Projects include creating a winter count calendar, making a playable flute and crafting beautiful beadwork worn by men and women. Ages 10-12| Creative Robotics | Angel Little Creative Robotics is a STEAM-based program that introduces the concepts of artistic engineering through simple mechanical and algorithmic exploration. Learn the basics of functional coding, creative designing and the If-Then-Else approach to problem solving. Learn to identify the common stages of mechanical engineering, expressions and creation mapping as well as team-based development. At week’s end, each camper will have built a LEGO Technic Getaway Racer to take home. ----- Week 3 | June 11-15 Ages 5-6 | Big Brush! | Autumn Brown Dream BIG! Discover the fun and expressive art of Fabienne Verdier. Use giant paintbrushes to create abstract paintings. Experiment with nontraditional and paintbrushes you have built to explore how brushes impact your artwork. Campers will leave this camp with big works of art and even bigger ideas! Ages 5–6 & 7-9 | Art + Music: Collab Camp | Leslie Hensley & LaRissa Conn Construct multiple art pieces using repurposed materials, and build your very own upcycled instruments. By using everyday found items, campers collaborate to experiment with mixed media and music all while having a blast! Ages 7-9| Wacky World Designs | G. Patrick Riley What does a future world look like to you? Design a box sculpture as well as

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