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UW Art Museum to Host Summer Art Camps

June 1, 2016
children around a large table, engaged in art projects
Participants from Summer Art Camp 2015 create art in the UW Art Museum’s Shelton Studio. (UW Art Museum Photo)

The University of Wyoming Art Museum will offer two Summer Art Camp sessions this month for students ages 6-15.

The Summer Art Camp, “Art and Identity,” will take place in two one-week sessions. The first session, for students ages 6-10, will take place Monday through Friday, June 6-10; and the second session, for students ages 11-15, will meet Monday through Friday, June 13-17. The camp will take place from 1-4:45 p.m. daily.

Participation is limited to 30 students per session. The cost is $60 per student for each weekly session.

Students will use current museum exhibitions as inspiration by exploring how artists from around the world use process to explore their understanding of identity and belonging. Students will use different kinds of materials and discover ways to make art in the studio, including painting, sculpture and printmaking.

To register for a Summer Art Camp session, visit www.uwyo.edu/artmuseum/museum-as-classroom/museum_classes.

For more information, contact Master Teacher Heather Bender at (307) 766-6622 or hbender1@uwyo.edu. Visit the Art Museum website at www.uwyo.edu/artmuseum, or follow the museum on Facebook and Instagram.

Through its “Museum as Classroom” approach, the UW Art Museum places art at the center of learning for all ages. Located in the Centennial Complex at 2111 Willett Drive in Laramie, the museum is open Mondays through Saturdays from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday hours are extended to 7 p.m. February through April and September through November. Admission is free.


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