Grand Junction Art Center – Day Art Camps


1803 North 7th, Grand Junction, Colorado

970-243-7337 x2

DAY ART CAMPS                                                                                                                 

Ages 5-13

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

Fridays 4:30-6pm

$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.

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