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Current Camps/Classes

Please select the camp/class you would like to enroll in below.

Refund Deadlines:
  • Summer Art Camps/Ceramics: May 27, 2019
  • Fall After-School Classes/Ceramics: September 11, 2019

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Valid through August 9, 2019

Summer Art Camp
Ages 5 - 12

Power Portraits
Ages 5 - 12
Monday - Friday
9 am - 3 pm

Discover how artists use portraits to tell stories about other people and themselves. Imagine yourself as a hero, inspired by the work of Los Angeles-born contemporary artist Kehinde Wiley, whose work is currently on view. Explore how poses, backgrounds, clothing, and gesture reveal character. Create personalized portraits of yourself, family, friends, and even pets using mixed media, printmaking, and collage.

Monday - Friday
July 29 - August 2
9 am - 3 pm
$250 Members, $300 Non-Members


space left: 15 students

Making Photo Magic: Salt, Science, Selfies
Ages 5 - 12
Monday - Friday
9 am - 3 pm

Inspired by the exhibition of early photography, Salt and Silver, experiment with the processes used to make the first photographs. Create a camera obscura, make sun prints, and try hand tinting. Learn photographers’ secrets, from chemistry to composition and from daguerreotype to digital.

Monday - Friday
August 5 - 9
9 am - 3 pm
$250 Members, $300 Non-Members


space left: 14 students

Art Road Trip
Ages 5 - 12
Monday - Friday
9 am - 3 pm

Paint, print, collage, and draw your own real or imaginary summer road trip inspired, in part, by Japanese woodblock prints depicting famous stops along the Tōkaidō road.

Monday - Friday
August 12 - 16
9 am - 3 pm
$250 Members, $300 Non-Members


space left: 9 students

Summer Ceramics Camp
Ages 8 - 10

Art Ceramics Camp
Ages 8 - 10
Monday - Friday
9 am - 3 pm

Learn the basic techniques of sculptural and functional ceramics including hand building and wheel throwing in a fun and relaxed environment. Students create simple clay forms and experiment with surface decoration and glazing techniques, inspired by the Santa Barbara Museum of Art’s permanent collection and special exhibitions currently on view.

Monday - Friday
July 29 - August 2
9 am - 3 pm
$300 Members, $350 Non-Members

Camp/Class is currently full.

Summer Ceramics Camp
Ages 10 - 12

Art Ceramics Camp
Ages 10 - 12
Monday - Friday
9 am - 3 pm

Learn the basic techniques of sculptural and functional ceramics including hand building and wheel throwing in a fun and relaxed environment. Students create simple clay forms and experiment with surface decoration and glazing techniques, inspired by the Santa Barbara Museum of Art’s permanent collection and special exhibitions currently on view.

Monday - Friday
August 5 - 9
9 am - 3 pm
$300 Members, $350 Non-Members

Camp/Class is currently full.

Summer Ceramics Camp
Ages 11 - 14

Art Ceramics Camp
Ages 11 - 14
Monday - Friday
9 am - 3 pm

Learn the basic techniques of sculptural and functional ceramics including hand building and wheel throwing in a fun and relaxed environment. Students create simple clay forms and experiment with surface decoration and glazing techniques, inspired by the Santa Barbara Museum of Art’s permanent collection and special exhibitions currently on view.

Monday - Friday
August 12 - 16
9 am - 3 pm
$300 Members, $350 Non-Members

Camp/Class is currently full.

Fall After-School Multimedia Class
Ages 5 - 12

After-School Multimedia
Ages 5 - 12
Tuesdays
3:30 - 5:30 pm
How do we make the universe visible? Inspired by the exhibition The Observable Universe: Visualizing the Cosmos in Art, students use art as a means to explore and express inner and outer space through photography, painting, printmaking, and sculpture.
Tuesdays
September 24 - December 17
3:30 - 5:30 pm
$300 Members, $350 Non-Members


space left: 12 students

Fall After-School Ceramics Class
Ages 5 - 12

After-School Ceramics
Ages 7 - 12
Wednesdays
3:30 - 5:30 pm
Learn the basic techniques of sculptural and functional ceramics including hand building and wheel throwing in a fun and relaxed environment. Students create simple clay forms and experiment with surface decoration and glazing techniques, inspired by the exhibition The Observable Universe: Visualizing the Cosmos in Art.
Wednesdays
September 25 - December 18
3:30 - 5:30 pm
$300 Members, $350 Non-Members


space left: 12 students