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Summer Art Camp 2017

The Harn Museum of Art offers 8 weeks of summer art camps, June 5 through August 4, for children ages 7-11. A variety of themes and art techniques are offered. For more information, email or call 352.392.9826 x2112. Children signed up for a full day of camps should bring a lunch and will have a supervised lunch hour in between camps.

Half-day fees: $150 ($130 Harn members)
Full-day fees: $290 ($250 Harn members)

Download a registration form.

June 5 - 9

Art World Explorers
9 am - noon
Create drawings, paintings and sculptures inspired by cultures from around the world.

Mixed Media Photography
1 - 4 pm
Photography isn't always just a click of a button. Discover ways to create mixed media art from photographs you take.

June 12 - 16

Claymation Creation
9 am - noon
Learn simple and fundamental techniques to transform clay into characters and scenes that can be brought to life through animation.

Textile Arts
1 - 4 pm
From weaving and printing on fabric, to creating plush animals and monsters, learn how much fun it is to create unique art with textiles.

June 19 - 23

Stop-Motion Animation (CLASS FULL)
9 am - noon
Have a blast creating short animated films using a camera and objects you make in the art studio.

Imaginary Worlds in Art
1 - 4 pm
Active imaginations can run wild to create worlds made from paint, clay and other art mediums.

June 26 - 30

Master Printmakers
9 am - noon
Explore prints by master artists, then master the printing press and discover a variety of printmaking techniques.

Wild Things: Animals in Art
1 - 4 pm
Go wild and create animal-inspired artwork. Look at animals in art in the museum, and make animal paintings, drawings, sculptures and more.

July 10 - 14

Festivals and Celebrations
9 am - noon
Discover art from celebrations around the world, and create festive objects such as masks, musical items, textiles and more. 

Painting Lab
1 - 4 pm
Dive into color and paint, paint, paint! Learn how artists create visual tricks with color and the science behind them.

July 17 - 21

Off the Wall--Sculpture Studio
9 am - noon
Get inspired by contemporary sculpture then experiment with non-traditional materials and techniques to create artwork.

Abstract Expressions
1 - 4 pm
Explore color, line, pattern and texture along with a variety of techniques to create abstract works inspired by master artists.

July 24 - 28

Paper Magic
9 am - noon
Fold it, mold it, make it pop! Experiment with the magic of creating 3-dimensional artwork from paper.

Artist Books A-Z
1 - 4 pm
From pulp to page, make your own paper and create an entire book, using a variety of art techniques such as relief sculpture, printmaking, collage and more.

July 31 - August 4

Storytelling in Art
9 am - noon
Discover how images communicate and explore fun ways to tell stories using visual art.

Mini Mania, Massive Fun
1 - 4 pm
Explore size and scale in art, and create of works from mini to massive.






Contact Layne Thue-Bludworth at 352.392.9826 x2112 or via email:

Note: The Harn Museum of Art offers Art Camps for kids during school breaks. Each camp offers gallery explorations, art instruction and fun art-making projects.


Student Projects

Examples from Spring Break Camp 2015

View projects by our Spring Break Campers on the Harn Paper Play Blog.




Harn Voices

It was the combination of instructor and techniques that made camp such a good experience.  


Summer Camp Parent