Creative Arts Camp

Each year the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art's Creative Arts Camps offer participants a summer adventure experiencing and learning an array of arts and applications.  Each camp is open to students ages 5-13.  Each of the camps concludes with an art show or performance on the last day that is open to family and friends.  The camp themes are different each year.  

Ages 11-18, check out our Teen/Tween Clinics!   Ages 3-6, check out Primary Partners!

2017 Class Line Up 

Classes are 10am-12pm for children ages 5-8 and 2-4pm for children 9-13.

June 12-16 - Painting Party with William Malouf
Learn how to create unique artworks with acrylic, tempera, and watercolor paints.  

June 19-23 - African Art Camp with Patrick Riley
Lions, crocodiles, and elephants, oh my! Using the museum's collection and your own imagination, create special African masks and shields, and even a village house.

June 26-30 - Amy Scott teaches Collages and Cubism with Picasso.
Throw traditional art perspective out the window and think outside of the box.  As you explore collages and Cubism with Picasso.  Experiment with playful colors and shapes to create whimsical artworks.

July 17-21 - In the Spotlight with Emily Coley
Experience the thrill of the spotlight as you participate in a staged theater production directed by Emily Coley.  Tap into your creativity as you help design sets and costumes for the play!  Performance and reception during the last hour of each session on the final day.

July 24-28 - Nature in Art with Ruth Lampi
Nature makes us want to recreate its beauty!  In this class you will learn how to depict the natural world (flowers, trees, grass, ladybugs, etc.) in a variety of 2-D and 3-D art techniques. 

Download the Creative Arts Camp Student Handbook

Register for a Class -- login or create an MGMoA Participant Account


Camp tuition is $50 per child, per camp for Members and $60 for Non-Members. Sibling discount available (-$10 per each additional child enrolled).

Are you a museum member?
Members receive $10 off per camp, plus discounts on other activities, free admission all year, and more! 
Learn about becoming a MGMoA Member

Scholarships are available for families receiving any type of assistance--free/reduced lunches, food stamps, Soonercare, etc. Please call for details 405-878-5606.

Questions or Comments?  Please contact the MGMoA Education Department.

  • Allied Arts
  • Oklahoma Arts
  • National Endowment

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