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Artistica Summer Camps

July 2, 2024August 23, 2024

Artistica Summer Camps are four or five day camps that offer hands-on art activities, visits to gallery exhibitions, energetic play time outside, and more!

  • Camps run from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.
  • Camps cost $190 - $230
  • Members save 10%
  • Pick up by 5 pm at the latest.
  • Campers need lunch, water and two nut-free snacks.
  • Dress for mess and fun!
  • Bring indoor shoes and warm layers for outside play.

Week 1: July 2-5 (4 days) - Mixed Bag!

·Instructor: Natasha LeBlond · Age: 6 to 12

This week, get inspired by the many different art styles and techniques found in the Beaverbrook Art Gallery! Learn about and play with various art mediums, like painting, clay making, felting, and more!

Week 2: July 8-12 (5 days) - Fashion Week

·Instructor: Cleo Gallant · Age: 10 to 14

Calling all fashionistas! Campers will learn about the art of fashion design and how to work with different fabrics and colours. They will also learn sewing techniques and pattern-making and get creative by designing interesting and unique outfits.

Week 3: July 15-19 (5 days)- Art Mashup

·Instructor: Cleo Gallant · Age: 6 to 8

Create masterpieces at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery this week and get inspired by artists like Salvador Dali, Andy Warhol, and more. Learn art techniques experimenting with different styles and materials, and unleash your creativity!

Week 4: July 22-26 (5 days) - Art and Nature!

·Instructor: Anne Stillwell · Age: 8 to 12

Learn about art and nature, how they can be connected, and how to use recycled materials in your artwork! Get inspired by artists like Michael Smith and create sustainable and meaningful artworks that connect with nature!

Week 5: July 29-August 2 (5 days)- Sculpture Week

·Instructor: Natasha LeBlond · Age: 9 to 12

Explore and create with a variety of sculptural materials, including clay, plaster strips, recyclables, plasticine, and more! Get inspired and learn about the many sculptures at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery!

Week 6: August 6-9 (4 days) - Crafty Kids

·Instructor: Natasha LeBlond · Age: 6 to 8

Crafty campers will learn about craft techniques, get inspired by works at the gallery, and become creative themselves! Campers will use crafting supplies and techniques, such as weaving, beadwork, felting, clay sculptures, calligraphy, and more!

Week 7: August 12-16 (5 days) - Murals!

·Instructor: Laura Forrester · Age: 9 to 12

Create an awesome mural to display in the gallery’s courtyard! Work as a team to brainstorm, draw, and paint together. This week, you will learn about murals around Fredericton and the mural creation process by local mural artist Laura Forrester.

Week 8: August 19-23 (5 days)- Fabric Frenzy!

·Instructor: Annabelle Babineau · Age: 8 to 12

Explore textile materials and art this week with techniques like knitting, weaving, crochet, and more! Learn all about these soft materials and how to create interesting artworks with them.

Register for 4 or 5-day camps below or contact Natasha Leblond, Educator & Programs Coordinator, at nleblond@beaverbrookartgallery.org with any questions.

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