For kids entering grades 3–12
The Taft Museum of Art offers exciting studio sessions as campers discover art through gallery tours and hands-on activities. Campers will look at, think about, and create art inspired by the Taft’s collection and the special exhibition and the special exhibition America’s Eden: Thomas Cole and the Voyage of Life. Each week-long session culminates with an exhibition organized by students and staff for family and friends.
Priority registration for members at the Family level and above is March 3-16. Open registration begins March 17.
Registration will be confirmed upon receipt of completed participant medical forms and waivers. Download and print forms here
Not a Family member? Join here.
Campers entering grades 3–5
June 9-13 or June 16-20, 9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Instructor: Sarah Jane Bellamy
Experience the many ways of making landscapes, from drawing and watercolor painting to tempera and acrylic painting. Explore sunsets, silhouettes, woods, water and open skies. Experience sculpture by building dioramas, castles and wire trees.
June 9-13 REGISTER HERE
June 16-20 REGISTER HERE
Campers entering grades 6–8
June 23-27 or July 7-11, 9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Instructor: Liz Schanher Lloyd
Experiment with a variety of painting techniques and media. Landscapes can be very expressive, detailed or even simple, but also can come from the imagination. Join us as we are inspired by our own imaginations and by masterpieces from some of America’s greatest painters.
June 23-27 REGISTER HERE
July 7-11 REGISTER HERE
High School Art Workshop
for students entering grades 9-12
July 14-18, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Instructor: Penny Harris
Enhance your portfolio with a variety of media to create many landscapes. Explore painting styles and techniques using brushes, cotton swabs, and rubber bands, working in watercolors, acrylics, oil sticks and more to create beautiful landscapes.
July 14-18 REGISTER HERE
Cost for these programs:
$200 Family-level members and above
$275 All others.
Charles H. Dater Foundation
L&L Nippert Charitable Foundation