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Education Events

Young Artists: Mixed Media & Movement

Monday, June 3, 2019 - Friday, June 7, 2019

9 AM - 4 PM

BancorpSouth Classroom

Ages: 7-10 Teacher: Samantha King Cost: $250 (Members: $212.50) REGISTER HERE Experiment with ceramics, paper, paint, and performance as we learn to tell stories through art. This week, students will find inspiration in artworks on view in the exhibition Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now and create their own works that cast interesting shadows, emphasizing the use of line, shape, and form. On the last day of class, we will showcase our work for parents and caretakers...

Little Masters: Playing with Sculptures & Shadows

Monday, June 3, 2019 - Friday, June 7, 2019

9 AM - noon

Entergy Classroom

Ages: 5-6 Teacher: McKenzie Drake Cost: $175 (Members: $148.75) REGISTER HERE Every day we see shadows, but how do we make them? Incorporating paper and sculptural on view in the exhibition Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now, this week’s campers investigate how to make shadows, create sculptural works of art that make shadows, and play outside in the sun to see their own shadows! On the last day of class, we will showcase our work for...

Hoot and Holler Family Creation Lab

Sunday, June 9, 2019

2-3:30 PM

BancorpSouth Classroom

Families with children ages 6-10 are led by a Museum educator in an art project inspired by a different artist each month. Cost: $10 per child; registration required. Questions? Contact William R. Hollingsworth Fellow McKenzie Drake at mdrake@msmuseumart.org. REGISTER HERE

Mini Matisse: Mini-Workshop

Monday, June 10, 2019

9 AM - noon

Entergy Classroom

Ages: 3-4 (parent or caregiver must be present) Teacher: McKenzie Drake Cost: $40 (Members: $36) REGISTER HERE Introduce your budding artist to the Museum and all the materials that help artists to create! In this special one-day camp, we will focus on different materials used in artworks on view and engage the children AND their caregivers in gallery activities, hands-on art projects, art games, and books. We will use an array of sensory media, as well as...

Young Artists: Painting, Drawing, & Mixed Media

Monday, June 10, 2019 - Friday, June 14, 2019

9 AM - noon

BancorpSouth Classroom

Ages: 7-10 Teacher: Roz Roy Costs: $175 (Members: $148.75) REGISTER HERE Get ready for a week with fun projects in drawing, painting, and mixed media! This week, campers will become more familiar with different kinds of media as they find inspiration in the artworks on view in the Museum. Throughout the week, students will be challenged to think creatively about how they can incorporate stories and emotion into their work. On the last day of class, we...

Studio Session I: Ceramics & Mixed Media

Monday, June 17, 2019 - Friday, June 21, 2019

1 - 4 PM

Entergy Classroom

Ages: 11-13 Teacher: McKenzie Drake Cost: $175 (Members: $148.75) REGISTER HERE Through the exploration of sculptural materials, this afternoon camp will allow students to grow more familiar with clay, papier-mâché, wire, and found materials. This week will not only challenge campers to think creatively but three-dimensionally! Inspired by work on view in the exhibition Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now, students will learn and have fun creating their own pieces of art. On the last day...

Little Masters: Color, Line, & Shape

Monday, June 17, 2019 - Friday, June 21, 2019

9 AM - noon

Entergy Classroom

Ages: 5-6 Teacher: TBA Cost: $175 (Members: $148.75) REGISTER HERE This week, campers will explore the visual arts while gaining experience in collage and watercolor techniques and the fundamentals of expressive abstraction. Through hands-on experiences, students will be introduced to artworks on view in the Museum. This fun-filled week will have your children bringing home wonderful works of art to share with you. On the last day of class, we will showcase our work for parents and...

Mini Matisse: Mini-Workshop

Monday, June 24, 2019

9 AM - noon

BancorpSouth Classroom

Ages: 3-4 (parent or caregiver must be present) Teacher: McKenzie Drake Cost: $40 (Members: $36) REGISTER HERE Introduce your Mini Matisse to the Museum and all the materials that help artists to create! In this one-day class, we will focus on different materials used in artworks on view in the Museum, and engage the children AND their caregivers in gallery activities, hands-on art projects, art games, and books. We will use an array of sensory media, as...

Little Masters: Experiment with Color

Monday, June 24, 2019 - Friday, June 28, 2019

1 - 4 PM

Entergy Classroom

Ages: 5-6 Teacher: Daria Butorina Cost: $175 (Members: $148.75) REGISTER HERE During this afternoon camp, your Little Master will spend the week exploring the science and art of color by creating drawings, collages, paintings, and sculptures inspired by artworks on view in the Museum. Campers will discover the meanings in artworks through personal and guided close investigation and apply those ideas to their own colorful and expressive artworks in the studio! On the last day of class,...

Young Artists: Experiments with 2D & 3D Media

Monday, June 24, 2019 - Friday, June 28, 2019

9 AM - noon

Entergy Classroom

For Ages 7-10 Cost: $175 ($148.75 for members) Teacher: Samantha King REGISTER HERE Experiment with ceramic, paper, wire, paint, and performance as we create narratives through works of art. Incorporating paper works from Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now, this camp will challenge students to create works that cast interesting shadows, emphasizing the use of line, shape, and form in artwork. • All materials are covered in the cost of registration. Museum members receive 15% off! • For half-day classes (9...

Little Masters: Sculpture

Monday, July 8, 2019 - Friday, July 12, 2019

1 - 4 PM

Entergy Classroom

Ages: 5-6 Teacher: McKenzie Drake Cost: $175 (Members: $148.75) REGISTER HERE Through building with sculptural materials such as clay, papier-mâché, wire, large beads, and found materials, campers in this afternoon class will become familiar with the fundamentals of sculpture. This week will not only challenge students to think creatively, but three-dimensionally! With projects and conversations inspired by work in the exhibition Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now and our Mississippi Invitational exhibition, students will learn and...

Studio Session I: The Mixed Media Silhouette

Monday, July 8, 2019 - Friday, July 12, 2019

9 AM - 4 PM

BancorpSouth Classroom

Ages: 11-13 Teacher: Carla Nations Cost: $250 (Members: $212.50) REGISTER HERE Through drawing, painting, collage, printmaking, and more, campers in this class will explore a variety of ways to create works of art. Inspired by artworks on view in the exhibition Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now and our Mississippi Invitational exhibition, students will create their own unique works of art, incorporating a myriad of techniques and skills. On the last day of class, we will showcase...

Studio Session II: Screen Printing

Monday, July 15, 2019

9 AM - 4 PM

Entergy Classroom

Ages: 14-17 Teacher: McKenzie Drake Cost: $50 (Members: $42.50) REGISTER HERE Students in this one-day camp will explore the galleries of the exhibition Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now and create their own designs to print on white and blue t-shirts. If students would like to try to print on another surface (canvas bag, a different colored t-shirt, etc.), please have them bring those items to class.On the last day of class, we will showcase our...

Young Artists: Mixed Media

Monday, July 15, 2019 - Friday, July 19, 2019

9 AM - 4 PM

BancorpSouth Classroom

Ages: 7-10 Teacher: Justin Ransburg Cost: $250 (Members: $212.50) REGISTER HERE From printmaking to drawing to painting and more, this week’s campers will explore different ways to create 2D works of art and produce their own unique projects, while finding inspiration in artworks on view in the Museum. On the last day of class, we will showcase our work for parents and caretakers and have a celebration at the Museum’s splash pad. And remember to...

Young Artists: Arts & Movement

Monday, July 22, 2019 - Friday, July 26, 2019

9 AM - 4 PM

BancorpSouth Classroom

Ages: 7-10 Teacher: Samantha King Costs: $250 (Members: $212.50) REGISTER HERE Campers will learn new techniques in 2D and 3D media (ceramic, painting, drawing, paper, and more) and get moving during this week’s camp. Through studying works on view in the exhibition Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now and our Mississippi Invitational exhibition, students will learn new ways to use art and movement to express emotions and tell stories. On the last day of class, we...

Mini Matisse: Meet the Materials

Monday, July 22, 2019 - Friday, July 26, 2019

9 AM - noon

Entergy Classroom

Ages: 3-4 (parent or caregiver must be present) Teacher: McKenzie Drake Cost: $75 (Members: $63.75 Dates: July 22, 23, 25, 26 (NOTE: There is no class on July 24) REGISTER HERE Introduce your budding artist to the Museum and all the materials that help artists to create! In each class, we will focus on a different material used in artworks on view in the exhibition Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now and the Mississippi Invitational exhibition and engage the children AND their...

Studio Session II: Ceramics & Mixed Media

Monday, July 29, 2019 - Friday, August 2, 2019

1 - 4 PM

Entergy Classroom

Ages: 14-17 Teacher: McKenzie Drake Cost: $175 (Members: $148.75) REGISTER HERE From small- to large-scale projects, this afternoon class will challenge students to work in a variety of scales using 3D media. Inspired by artworks on view in the Museum, students will work independently and experiment with new materials and processes of making art. On the last day of class, Isabel Gray, the Museum’s James and Madeleine McMullan Director of School and Academic Programs, will review...