summer art camp

Deadline to apply to Summer Camp 2022 is June 6, 2022. 

Summer Art Camp is a unique opportunity for children ages 4 – 12 to explore their creative side in a museum setting, where they can find inspiration in the works of art that surround them.

Discover art and friendships at William King Museum of Art this summer! Six themed weeks are filled with different projects and activities so engaging that you won’t realize you are actually learning! WKMA’s 2022 Art Camp theme is Local/Global

 

Monday – Friday, 6/13 – 7/29

Youth Camp: $125/week,  7 – 12 years, 10am – 4pm 

Early Childhood Camp: $100/week, 4 – 6 years, 10am – 1pm (NO Late Pick-up Available)

$15 each for optional early drop-off and/or late pick-up, $30 for both.

Please, CLICK HERE to Download the Need-to-Know Informational Packet for WKMA Summer Art Camp 2022.

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Youth Summer Art Camp Registration 2022

Mon - Friday, 6/13 - 7/29. Deadline to apply to Youth Summer Art Camp is June 06, 2022. Let your children explore their world locally and globally this summer with William King Museum of Art’s Summer Art Camp 2022! Suitable for children ages 4 - 12. In June, children will explore the cultural heritage of Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee, building an appreciation for the artistic traditions of the place we call home. In July, campers will explore the wide world of global art and world history! At the end of every week, kids’ creations will be put on display in an exhibit in the children’s wing.
  • NOTICE to William King Society and WKMA Family Members

    William King Society Members and WKMA Family Members will receive a percentage off the cost of attendance. To receive discount, please call Charlotte Torrence at (276) 628 - 5005 x114 or email ctorrence@wkmuseum.org.
  • Weekly Camp Descriptions

    Discover art and friendships at William King Museum of Art this summer! Six themed weeks are filled with different projects and activities so engaging that you won’t realize you are actually learning! WKMA’s 2022 Art Camp theme is Local/Global. Youth Art Camp: 7 - 12 years / $125 per week / 10 AM-4 PM. Early Childhood Art Camp: 4 - 6 years / $100 per week / 10 AM to 1 PM / Late pick-up NOT available.
  • Local - Traditional Handmakers: June 13 - June 17

    Youth Art Camp: 7 - 12 years / $125 per week / 10 AM - 4 PM. Based on the Craft Revival and our Little Lambs Fiber Arts program, this week explores traditional crafting methods used by previous generations of Appalachians, such as spinning wool, weaving, basketry, and making dyes from plants.
  • Local - Natural Explorers: June 20 - June 24

    Youth Art Camp: 7 - 12 years / $125 per week / 10 AM - 4 PM. Based on our Art Explorers program, this week goes outside to make art inspired by and also using the natural environment. Projects include outdoor sketching, cyanotype prints, and building fairy houses.
  • Local - Historic Abingdon: June 27 - July 1

    Youth Art Camp: 7 - 12 years / $125 per week / 10 AM - 4 PM.This week looks to the WKMA’s Cultural Heritage Project for inspiration, creating art projects inspired by both settler and Native American history. Projects include oil pastel portraits, cardboard instruments, and printmaking.
  • Global - Ancient Artists: July 11 - July 15

    Youth Art Camp: 7 - 12 years / $125 per week / 10 AM - 4 PM. Our first global week looks beyond Virginia to explore methods used by ancient civilizations to create art, such as sandpainting, carving, and sidewalk “cave” art using natural pigments.
  • Global - Global Architecture: July 18 - July 22

    Youth Art Camp: 7 - 12 years / $125 per week / 10 AM - 4 PM. This STEM-inspired week looks at crazy building designs from ancient and modern times, and gets creative with house model building, origami folding, and boardgame making.
  • Global - Around the World in Five Days: July 25 - July 29

    Youth Art Camp: 7 - 12 years / $125 per week / 10 AM - 4 PM. Our final week of Art Camp spends each day of the week looking at cultural artmaking techniques from different continents. Travel artistically each day from Europe to Africa, then Asia, Australia, and finally South America! Projects include Ndebele style painting, making a calligraphy brush, and mud-cloth inspired printmaking.
  • Early Childhood Art Camp - I Am a Handmaker: June 13 - June 17

    THIS CAMP WEEK IS FULL AND NO LONGER AVAILABLE.
  • Early Childhood Art Camp - I Am an Explorer: June 20 - June 24

    THIS CAMP WEEK IS FULL AND NO LONGER AVAILABLE.
  • Early Childhood Art Camp - I Am a Historian: June 27 - July 1

    THIS CAMP WEEK IS FULL AND NO LONGER AVAILABLE.
  • Early Drop Off , 9am - 4pm

    For $15 extra, drop off your child an hour early.
  • Late Pick Up , 10am - 5pm

    For $15 extra, pick up your child an hour late. Late pick-up NOT available for Early Childhood Camps.
  • Early Drop off & Late Pick Up , 9am - 5pm

    For $30 extra, drop off your child an hour early and pick them up an hour late. Late pick-up NOT available for Early Childhood Camps.
    Early Drop Off - drop your child off one hour early: 9AM. $15
    Late Pick Up - pick up your child one hour late: 5PM. $15 (NOT available for Early Childhood Camp)
    Early Drop Off & Late Pick Up - drop off your child one hour early: 9AM, & pick up your child one hour late: 5PM. $30
  • Scholarship Opportunities

    For information on scholarships contact Charlotte Torrence, Director of Youth Education at (276) 628-5005 ext. 114 or email ctorrence@wkmuseum.org.
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