Summer Camps at The Mint Museum

At Mint Summer Art Camps, young artists develop artistic skills in a variety of media and engage in creative experiences in a unique environment. Professional teaching artists facilitate age-appropriate art activities in the studios and museum exhibitions.

Small class sizes, high quality art materials and instruction, and a beautiful atmosphere make Mint Museum art camps stand out from the rest.

JUNE CAMPS

Art All Day – Ages 8-11

Explore drawing, painting, mixed media, sculpture, fiber art and more in this five-day art camp!

June 17-21 @ 9AM – 4PM
June 24-28 @ 9AM – 4PM

Art All Day – Ages 12-15

Explore drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, fiber art and more in this five-day art camp!

June 17-21 @ 9AM – 4PM
June 24-28 @ 9AM – 4PM

Waitlist

To be added to the waitlist for a sold out camp, please email leslie.strauss@mintmuseum.org with the following information: Child’s name and birthdate DD/MM/YY, camp name and date, and your name, phone number, and email. We will contact you by email to confirm your place on the waitlist.

JULY CAMPS

Art All Day – Ages 8-11

Explore drawing, painting, mixed media, sculpture, fiber art and more in this five-day art camp!

July 8-12 @ 9AM – 4PM
July 22-26 @ 9AM – 4PM
July 29-Aug. 2 @ 9AM – 4PM

Art All Day – Ages 12-15

Explore drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, fiber art and more in this five-day art camp!

July 8-12 @ 9AM – 4PM
July 22-26 @ 9AM – 4PM
July 29-Aug. 2 @ 9AM – 4PM

Mini-Masters Adult & Child Workshop – Ages 3-5

Little artists and their adults explore the galleries and create art together in this playful 3-day workshop.

July 15-17 @ 10 – 11:30 AM
July 15-17 @ 1 – 2:30 PM

Art Starts Camp – Ages 6-7 

This 4-day mini-camp designed for young campers is a sampling of drawing, painting, mixed media, crafts & gallery visits.

July 15-18 @ 10 – 11:30 AM
July 15-18 @ 1 – 2:30 PM

Comics Canvas – Ages 12-15

Do you love to draw, and have a story you want to share? Develop drawing and inking skills and make your own comic book!

July 15-19 @ 1 – 4 PM

Waitlist

To be added to the waitlist for a sold out camp, please email leslie.strauss@mintmuseum.org with the following information: Child’s name and birthdate DD/MM/YY, camp name and date, and your name, phone number, and email. We will contact you by email to confirm your place on the waitlist.

What’s New

This summer, camps groups will investigate global cultures represented in the museum collection, and will find inspiration in the illustration exhibition Never Abandon Imagination: The Fantastical Art of Tony DiTerlizzi.

Tony DiTerlizzi, 2008.
Materials: Acryla gouache on Bristol board.
Cover illustration for Kenny & The Dragon, 2008.
©Tony DiTerlizzi. All rights reserved.

Member Discounts

Mint members receive 25% off camp tuition! Join today at https://mintmuseum.org/join/

Refund Policy

Payment (minus a 20% administration fee) will be refunded only if the cancellation is submitted at least three calendar weeks prior to the first day of camp.

Scholarships

The Mint Museum offers a limited number of scholarships to students, ages 8-18, who show an interest in art, but may not have the financial means to attend our camps. For more information contact Leslie Strauss, at
leslie.strauss@mintmuseum.org
or 704-337-2050.

NexGen Summer Workshops – Ages 14-18

Watch this space for more info on NexGen Summer Workshops!

Not a NexGen member yet? Click here to find out more about this free museum pass for teens. Once you’re registered as a NexGen member, you’ll be eligible to sign up for a variety of workshops throughout the year.