Summer Art Camps at Theatre Art Galleries (TAG) of High Point
Theatre Art Galleries (TAG) of High Point, NC announces our Summer Art Camp and Art Class lineup for 2019. Summer Art Camps run Monday – Thursday from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Summer Art Classes meet once per week for 4 weeks. Every camp and class is taught by an experienced art teacher in the Kaleidoscope Youth Gallery on the 2nd floor. Please contact Education Coordinator, Jennifer Donley, with any questions at 336-878-7850. All supplies and a snack are included.
Four day art camps will include a reception on Thursday at 11:30 am to show off our work to our families. Summer Art Camps cost $90 for TAG Members and $100 for Non-Members. Limited scholarships are available. Prices vary for Summer Art Classes with TAG Member discounts.
Theatre Art Galleries is located at 220 East Commerce Avenue – downtown High Point, NC 27260 (inside of the High Point Theatre). Online registration is available at www.tagart.org/education/summer-camps/ or by calling the TAG office at 336-887-2137.
Summer Art Camps:
Session 1: ART through the AGES, Ages 7-10, July 8-11, 9am-12pm
Explore the timeless language of ART beginning with the Lascaux cave paintings and ending with the Renaissance. Travel through time “artist style” by painting on walls and under tables (like Michelangelo). Have even more fun while creating a medieval coat of arms and an Italian fresco.
Session 2: Selfie through the ages – Pointillism to Pop Art, Ages 10-14, July 15-18, 9am-12pm
Imagine yourself in each of these art periods by using your “selfies” to create at least four self-portraits from pointillism to expressionism, cubism and pop art.
Session 3: Hangin’ with Harry Potter, Ages 8-12, July 22-25, 9am-12pm, Attention all you Potterheads! Here is your chance to visit the world of Harry Potter through art! Create art based on your “house”, build a Hogwarts cliff castle and design a magnetic “Potter style” magic wand to name a few exciting projects! The creative and interactive projects and activities are endless!!
Session 4: Under the Sea, Ages 5-7, July 29- August 1, 9am-12pm
An art camp for the little ones! Hands on, age appropriate projects and activities that explore our oceans and beach going fun. Ocean floor reliefs, underwater watercolor resists, tie dyed beach towels are just a few of the exciting art projects these campers will create.
Summer Art Classes: *Meet once per week for 4 weeks
Drawing class: Ages 8-12, $75 TAG Members, $85 Non-members, Mondays – July 8-29, 2:00-3:30pm, 4 sessions
Enhance your artistic talents with this fundamental drawing class. Fun drawing exercises will promote good eye/hand coordination and improve observation skills. Explore a variety of drawing media and complete several intensive projects.
Paint your Pets: Ages 11-16, $75 TAG Members, $85 Non-members, Tuesdays – July 9-30, 2:00-3:30pm, 4 sessions
Young painters will love the chance to capture their furry friends on canvas. Students will learn basic acrylic painting techniques while painting their four legged loved ones from photos. Supplies included but bring lots of photos of your pets to use for reference.
Hand Building with Clay: Ages 9-14, $85 TAG Members, $95 Non-members, Wednesdays – July 10-31, 2:00-3:30pm, 4 sessions
Get ready to play in the mud! Create fun clay pieces to decorate your garden spaces this summer with hand molded and slab building techniques. Construct these masterpieces using the textures found in nature for inspiration.
Growing artists: Ages 5-8, $65 TAG Members, $75 Non-members, Thursdays July 11-August 1st, 2:00-3:30pm, 4 sessions
Enhance, enrich and encourage young, growing artists with this class. Develop creative art skills with exposure to mixed media and fun hands-on 2 dimensional and 3dimensional projects.