Summer Camps and Classes at Rockford Art Museum

REGISTRATION

HALF-DAY CAMPS (GRADES K–8)
$140 MEMBERS
$150 NON-MEMBERS

FULL-DAY CLASSES (HIGH SCHOOL)
$210 MEMBERS
$225 NON-MEMBERS

Space is limited, so registration is required below. Each session requires a minimum of 5 participants for the camp to run. Participants will be notified of cancellation one week in advance if the camp does not meet minimum registration.

SCHOLARSHIPS
Scholarships for RPS 205 students are available through the Rockford Fine Arts Coalition. Apply here.


JUNE


THE NEXT LEVEL: PREPARING FOR A CAREER AS AN ARTIST (HIGH SCHOOL)
WITH LAURA GOMEL
JUN 29–JUL 3, 9 AM–4 PM

What does it mean to be an artist? How do I know when my piece is done? What should I include in my portfolio reviews? Join us for this weeklong workshop to explore the answers to these questions and push your art to the next level! (Participants must prepare a portfolio for this session: 5–15 pieces.)


JULY/AUGUST

INK, PRINT, REPEAT! (GRADES K–4)
WITH SARAH REED-MCNAMARA
JUL 6–10, 9 AM–12 PM

Join us this week for an introduction to printmaking! Learn about space and design as you try your hand at both fabric and paper prints. Create usable and sustainable works of art you can enjoy all summer long. 

TESSELLATION TEMPTATION (GRADES 5–8)
WITH SARAH REED-MCNAMARA 
JUL 6–10, 1–4 PM
Join us for a whirlwind of a week as we explore the many basic forms of printmaking. Try your hand at fabric, paper and screen-printing as you create usable home goods, and follow the printmaking process from a blank block to the final prints!

POWER OF PRINT: INTRODUCTION TO PRINTMAKING (HIGH SCHOOL)
WITH SARAH REED-MCNAMARA
JUL 20–24, 9 AM–4 PM
Join us for a weeklong deep dive into the many forms of printmaking, from the conception of a block print to a finished product. Learn the basics of printmaking and the philosophies behind creating usable, sustainable goods by making multiples for a mass audience. Prepare to carve, ink and print your own products in this introductory workshop.

WONDERFUL WEAVERS (GRADES 3–4)
WITH LORIE PAINTER
JUL 27–31, 9 AM–12 PM
Join us for a week of weaving as we discover how to create and work a loom, thread a shuttle, and create color changing yarn. Learn how to break down objects into simple shapes when drawing and explore the variety of fiber weights and textures to complete a woven wall hanging of your own!

PICTURE THIS! (GRADES K–4)
WITH STEPHANIE KRUGER
AUG 3–7, 9 AM–12 PM
A picture is worth a thousand words, but how do you know what to say? Join us this week as we explore the art of photography! Learn how to take a proper portrait, how to light a still life, and how to properly use a camera to capture memories of your everyday life. Digital camera must be provided by participant (email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for inexpensive recommendations).

CAMPS + CLASSES | SUMMER 2020

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