2016 Summer Camps, Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History with Carnegie Mellon School of Architecture

Highlighted Camps

Ages 6–7: PokéGo!

August 15–19, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

Join Pokéteam Carnegie and explore the virtual and natural world of Pokémon. Learn about different Pokémon and examine their habitats to discover what makes them strong. Investigate the life cycle of pokebugs and discover how they are similar to insects. Build and hatch your own monster egg. Create your own pokéball and Pokémon creature based on real features of amazing animals. Go on museum and Schenley Park quests to find Pokémon. Come and catch them all!

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Gallery Play Dates: Art Cat's Kitchen

August 2, 10:15–11:30 a.m.

Discover food-themed art in the museum’s galleries and have an imaginary “picnic” with your grown-up.

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High School Workshops: Architecture 101

August 1–5, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

Whether you are creating a portfolio or intrigued by buildings, sign up for one or both unique workshop weeks to build your understanding of architecture. Explore nearby neighborhoods as you investigate active, imaginative, and sustainable practices in urban planning and building design. Try your hand at researching and representing the context and environmental factors of your surroundings, and learn how to utilize digital fabrication tools to explore methods of construction and craft. Study the architectural design process in the exhibition Building Optimism: Public Space in South America. In the end, develop representation skills, including drawing in plan and section, rendering, and model-making, to create and present your final design project. All materials are provided.

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