ALBANY MUSEUM OF ART TO HOST ARTapalooza Summer Art Camp for Kids

May 13, 2015

ALBANY, GA – What are your kids doing this summer? The Albany Museum of Art is pleased to announce that registration is now open for ARTapalooza, the AMA’s new summer camp program. The museum will host six week-long camps during the months of June and July for elementary aged school children. With themes including Printapalooza, Constructapalooza, Paintapalooza, and Stars, Stripes and Splattersapalooza, kids will love these engaging art experiences.

 

AMA camps will be held between 9AM and 4PM in the Museum’s classroom, with an opportunity for working parents to take advantage of the museum’s Aftercare Program from 4-5PM.  Campers can register for either full-day (9AM-4PM), or half-day (9AM-12PM / 1PM-4PM). Each session will feature an exhibit of the camper’s creations in the Museum’s Learning Curve Gallery, every Friday at 4PM.

 

Summer Art Camps at the Albany Museum of Art offer an excellent opportunity for students to continue learning while having fun all summer long. All sessions are taught by professional art educators, and lessons and activities complement the Georgia Performance Standards. Sessions are based on artworks on display in the Albany Museum of Art’s numerous galleries.

 

To register or for more information about the full program offered for ARTapalooza, call Barbi Fisher at (229) 439-8400, or visit the Museum’s website at http://www.albanymuseum.com/summer-art-camp.html.

 

The Albany Museum of Art, is located at 311 Meadowlark Drive in Albany, Georgia, adjacent to Darton College. The AMA houses an impressive collection that includes 19th and 20th century American and European art as well as a substantial collection of sub-Saharan African art including masks, sculpture, pottery, textiles, and musical instruments.  The AMA is accredited by the American Association of Museums, and is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 AM until 5 PM.  Admission is free.

For more information about the AMA visit www.albanymuseum.com or call 229-439-8400.
 

 

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