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Kentucky Museum - Summer Camp & Exhibit

Summer Camp

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Kids explore the arts at Kentucky Museum Summer Camps.

  • Kentucky Museum offers four weeks of summer camp in June for kids ages 6 years to 12. Each camp has its own specific age range.
  • All camps are Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 12 pm in the Kentucky Museum education classroom. There is free early drop-off at 8 am.
  • There is a snack break daily around 10 am with a snack and a drink supplied by the Museum.
  • Children may register for more than one camp. Please remember space is limited and spots are filled on a first come, first serve basis. Reservation is complete when camp fees are paid.
  • Camp fees are:    Members - $110     Non-members - $125
  • Kentucky Museum Friends receive a discount on all camps. More information.

June 6 - 10  Clay Camp - Full

CLAY CAMP IS FULL. IF YOU WANT TO BE PUT ON A WAIT LIST YOU MAY REGISTER FOR THE CAMP AND YOU WILL RECEIVE AN EMAIL CONFIRMATION THAT YOU ARE ON THE WAIT LIST. Ages 6 - 10  Campers will learn basic hand building techniques to create a variety of functional and decorative ceramic pieces. Students will have an opportunity to paint their work. Campers will need to pick up kiln fired work approximately two weeks after camp. One work from each student will be selected for exhibition in the Summer Camp Exhibit.

June  13 - 17 Painting Camp

Ages 6 - 10  Activities will include watercolor studies on paper and basic acrylic color tone and value studies using monochromatic and complimentary palettes on paper and canvas. Campers will also paint a collaborative mural over the course of the week. Each student will have a work selected for exhibition in the Summer Camp Exhibit.

June 20 - 24 Sculpture Camp

Ages 7 - 12  Create in 3-dimensions! Explore with plaster, wire, plastic, cardboard and other materials to create relief and in the round sculptures. Come get your hands in on the fun. One work from each student will be selected for exhibition in the Summer Camp Exhibit.

June 27 - July 1 Paper Palooza

 Ages 7 - 12  All things paper! Campers will be making paper, marbling, folding, weaving, printing, making booklets and collage, all with paper. Each student will have work selected for exhibition in the Summer Camp Exhibit.

Summer Camp Exhibit

  • Each student will have work exhibited during Kentucky Museum's Summer Camp Exhibit in the Dorothy Grider Garden Gallery. The exhibit opens Saturday, July 16 and closes Monday, August 29th.
  • A reception honoring the campers and teachers will be open free to the public on Friday, August 5, 5 pm - 8 pm during the Bowling Green Gallery Hop.
  • Parents may pick up their child's art Monday through Wednesday, August 29th - 31st. if you have any questions please call 270-745-2594.




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 Last Modified 5/11/16