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

High School Workshops

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Natural History Camp Architecture Camp Art Camp

High School Workshop: Sketchbook Art Camp Architecture Camp

Learn to draw in any location. Develop your observational drawing skills and practice using a variety of drawing tools. Spend a week drawing on location in the museum’s galleries of art and architecture and outdoors in Oakland. Sketch an architec-tural rendering inspired by the Building Optimism: Public Space in South America exhibition. Build up your artist sketchbook with a variety of quick studies and more finished compositions including landscapes and people. All materials are provided including sketchbook.

Meets at Carnegie Mellon University's Margaret Morrison Hall.

Member Price:
$135
Non-member Price:
$150

CMOA Press Art Camp

How do you think your favorite T-shirts and band posters were made? Printmaking is a way of making multiple versions of your original image, sometimes making subtle changes from one to the next. Find inspiration in the museum’s galleries, learn historical techniques like etching, and modern processes like silkscreen. Reuse printed materials to create brand new artworks. Experiment with the printing press to create works in a series. All materials are provided.

Meets at Carnegie Mellon University's Margaret Morrison Hall.

Member Price:
$225
Non-member Price:
$250

Architecture 101 Architecture Camp

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.

Choose one or two weeks. Price includes materials. Meets at Carnegie Museum of Art.

Member Price:
$225
Non-member Price:
$250

Ceramics Art Camp

Get your hands into some wet clay and learn to create 3-D objects through hand building and potter’s wheel construction. Ceramic works in the museum’s collection, from the ancient world to today, provide endless inspiration for your imaginative and technical experiments with clay and glazes. Sculptures will be fired and available for pick-up three to four weeks after workshop. All materials are provided.

Price includes materials. Meets at Carnegie Museum of Art.

Member Price:
$275
Non-member Price:
$300