THE ART CENTER
1803 North 7th, Grand Junction, Colorado
970-243-7337 x2 www.gjartcenter.org
DAY ART CAMPS
9am-4pm Nov. 20-22
Tuition per day: $20 member / $25 non-member
Experience an entire day of in-depth art exploration! Subjects range from drawing to painting, sculpture, process art, and more, and all involve hands-on learning. Each day includes some sort of physical activity and balances open-ended creative exploration with art instruction. Students are asked to bring a lunch, snack, and water bottle. All materials provided.
Fall Day Camp
Monday, Nov. 20: Fall Crafts. Thankful tree, pinecone animals, turkey leaf lanterns, Folk Art
Tuesday, Nov. 21: Let’s get crazy! Fly swatters, marbles, pendulums, painting with baking soda, and more
Wednesday, Nov. 22: Celebrating Olaf’s Frozen Adventures. Snowgies, slime, sled ornaments, rock troll sculptures, painting winter scenes
Holiday Day Camp
Tuesday, Dec. 26: Star Wars to STEAM. Death Star art, morph your drawing, Java rocks, light saber sensory bottles, and draw your favorite character
Wednesday, Dec. 27: Soft sculptures, color theory, how to build a painting
Thursday, Dec. 28: Watercolor, abstraction, one point perspective, hand printed patterns, oil pastels
Friday, Dec. 29: Lego™ sculpture, how to use markers, artist trading cards
Tuesday, Jan. 2: Art from Different Cultures. Worry dolls, Gyotaku, sumi-e painting, mud painting
Wednesday, Jan. 3: Printmaking with winter themes, make your own calendar, how to use colored pencils
Thursday, Jan. 4: Open Studio. Students will explore different media of their choosing, with guidance from the instructor.
Friday, Jan. 5: Draw your own selfie, zentangles, how to create a cartoon character
Afterschool Program: Art Sampler
Ages 5-13, all materials provided
$42 member / $62 non-member per session
Dec. 1-15: “Curating an Exhibition.” Students will decide an exhibition theme and create one or more works of art in that vein, using the media of their choice. The finished exhibition will go up at the St. Mary’s Hospital Pavilion in January. Artwork will be returned to students in February. A multimedia program designed to inspire students’ imaginations. Children will discover their artistic potential and have a great time in the process. These ongoing sessions offer an evolving curriculum.