Young Artist Summer Workshops

Registration is now open! Click here or the links below to register.

This summer, we are excited to offer programming that fosters an appreciation for art and history through immersive workshops on a variety of topics!

These 3-5 day, 2-hour workshops will be offered during the weeks of June 10 through July 31, 2019, typically from 9:30-11:30am.

The below schedule is a preview, subject to change! Links to registration will be posted when available. Call 407-539-2181 x266 or email education@artandhistory.org with any questions!

SCHEDULE

WEEK ONE
June 10-12
Elementary School (ages 5-12) | Creative Exploration, $60
This workshop is perfect for your budding artist! This session will include learning collage, drawing, and working with oil pastels. Each day students will build on the skills they have learned and will work on one large project over the course of the workshop.

Middle School (ages 12-14) | Drawing, $60
Learn the basics of drawing with our Artist-in-Action Damon Dewitt.


WEEK TWO
June 17-21 (five days)
Middle School (ages 12-14) | Animation, $75
During this 5-day Middle School workshop, older students will learn about narrative storytelling and use their ideas to create their own original storyboards. They will have the opportunity to design an original character and will learn how to create a pitch like professionals in the animation industry.

June 17-19
Middle & High School (ages 12-18) | Pottery, $75

Students will work on a slab project, creating candle boxes and/or a decorative box, all while learning basic pottery techniques.


WEEK THREE
June 24-26
Elementary School (ages 5-12) | Nature Journaling, $60
Students will explore the flora and fauna of the Maitland Art Center and begin to fill a sketch book of their observations, studies and writings. We will be observing nature, sketching what we see and learning the history of our founder André Smith. We will create nature rubbings, plein air paintings and weather-permitting, create land art to be observed by others.

Middle School (ages 12-14) | Printmaking, $60

Middle and high school students will have the opportunity to work with our Artist-in-Action, Anthony Mancuso and learn about the art of printmaking using a linocut technique.


WEEK FOUR
July 8-10
Pre-K (ages 3-5) | Painting, $60
It’s ok to get messy in this workshop! Little ones will love being able to create using all kinds of paint. We’ll experience painting in many ways, using bubbles, balloons and even our hands! Parents are encouraged to stay!
 
Elementary School (ages 5-12) | Printmaking, $60

Elementary students will learn a basic relief technique and learn new skills each day all contributing to a final project.


WEEK FIVE
July 15-17
Elementary School (ages 5-12) | Creative Exploration, $60
In this session, students will be making wearable 3D masks! They will learn about sculpture using paper, cardboard and other soft and moldable materials.

Elementary School (ages 5-12) | Drawing, $60

Learn the basics of drawing with our Artist-in-Action Damon Dewitt.


WEEK SIX
July 22-24
Elementary School (ages 5-12) | Animation, $60
Elementary students will learn about the optical illusion that creates animation, and will be introduced to simple animation techniques that reinforce this concept. After learning about what makes an image move and the art of short stories students will create their own flip book.

July 22-24
Middle & High School (ages 12-18) | Pottery, $75

Students will work on a slab project, creating candle boxes and/or a decorative box. They’ll learn basic pottery techniques, including glazing and more.


WEEK SEVEN
July 29-31
Elementary School (ages 5-12) | Nature Journaling, $60
Students will explore the beautiful grounds of the Maitland Art Center and begin to fill a sketch book of their observations, studies and writings.  Students will learn about observing nature, sketching what they see and some history of our founder André Smith.

Middle & High School (ages 12-18) | Printmaking, $60

Middle and high school students will have the opportunity to work with our Artist-in-Action, Anthony Mancuso and learn about the art of printmaking using a linocut technique.