NEW in 2021, your Brooks is offering art camps for children ages 5 through 11, inspiring young minds to explore art and creativity. Camp includes active learning in the galleries, looking at original works of art, creating studio projects, active play outdoors, and more.
Wednesday - Friday
June 30-July 2 | July 7-9 | July 14-16
9:30 a.m. drop-off, 3:30 p.m. pick-up
Members: $150 per week
Non-members: $180 per week
All art materials are included in the camp fee. All fees must be paid at the time of registration. Campers bring their own snacks and their own lunches for all days of camp.
Museum member registration opens Monday, February 1.
Non-member registration opens Monday, March 1
Registrations are taken on a first-come, first-served basis until camp is ful
Fees are refundable if requested before June 1, 2021 ($50 processing fee applies). No refunds will be given starting Jun 1, 2021. No adjustments will be made for student absences. Refunds cannot be issued for classes missed as a result of illness, personal emergencies, or any other event. In the event that a session is cancelled by the Museum for any reason, all fees will be refunded.
Brooks offers a limited number of scholarships to children for whom the cost of registration presents a significant barrier to participation. Please contact Kate Renner, Associate Director of Education, 901.544.6243 to learn more about applying for camp scholarships.
Masks must be worn by staff and campers at all times. Camp staff follow a strict cleaning and sanitization schedule for all shared objects and communal spaces. Smaller class sizes are enforced to ensure camper distancing while in enclosed spaces. Campers must stay home if they test positive for or are showing symptoms of COVID-19.
Ages 5 - 10
June 30 - July 2, 2021
Experience the chronological history of visual storytelling, from cave painting to present, while gaining new insight from artwork in the Museum’s collection. Campers will have the opportunity to work independently and collaboratively, using a variety techniques and materials to produce 2-dimensional works of art that tell tales.
Ages 5 - 8
July 7 - 9, 2021
Learn basic printmaking techniques including texture rubbings, stamp making, and monotype printing. Be inspired by the Museum's collection and then use cardboard, yarn, carved foam, and more to print your own artistic creations in the studio.
Ages 8 - 11
July 14 - 16, 2021
Calling all creative tweens! Explore paintings, sculptures, and prints in the your collection at the Brooks created by women artists like Elizabeth Catlett, Georgia O’Keefe, and Chakaia Booker. Campers step into the role of art critic by actively describing and interpreting works in the galleries, then use a variety of 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional materials in the studio to create their own masterpieces inspired by women artists of the Brooks.