Calendar

Jun
17
Mon
Pre-K Summer Camp
Jun 17 @ 9:00 am – Jun 21 @ 12:00 pm

 

 

 

Amazing Animals
Instructor: Kirsten Dunn

Take a walk on the wild side! Does your child love learning about Earth’s creatures? From the biggest to the smallest, your child will play, create and explore everything to do with animals and art at the Museum! By the end of the week, each camper will have a new understanding of paint, sculpture and mixed media, all while getting to know some of their favorite animals.

Cost is: $60 for Members and $80 for Nonmembers.

 

 

Register

 

Campers must meet the minimum age requirement on or before the first day of camp for which they have registered. Pre-K Campers must be fully toilet trained and able to demonstrate full bathroom independence in order to attend any drop-off program.

Pre-K campers should bring a snack each day.

Jun
20
Thu
Summer Concert Series
Jun 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Summer Concert Series: Fort Benning Maneuver of Excellence Jazz Band

Come for the music and stay for the fun! Enjoy live music from a different regional band each month, as well as art making and a guided tour of the Museum. Bring your own picnic supper or purchase one from an onsite food truck.

 

Jun
21
Fri
Fantastic Friday- All Hands Productions “Puppets Have Feelings, Too”
Jun 21 @ 10:30 am

 

 

Puppets, like people, can show how they feel by the look on their face and the tone of their voices!

 

Elements of character development and facial recognition are explored.

Jun
24
Mon
Summer Camp Ages 5-7
Jun 24 @ 9:00 am – Jun 28 @ 5:00 pm

 

REGISTRATION IS CURRENTLY FULL.

June 24-28
Passionate About Painting

Instructor: Liz Lovin
Grab your brushes, prepare your palettes and paint! In this camp, students will learn about different mediums including acrylic, watercolor and tempra. Campers will explore the Museum and gain inspiration from artists in the Museum’s permanent collection. Your young artists will leave camp with a variety of new art-making skills and a passion for painting!

Cost is: $145 for Members and $165 for Non members

 

Register

 

Campers must meet the minimum age requirement on or before the first day of camp for which they have registered.

Campers should bring a lunch and snack each day.

 

ARTiculate
Jun 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

 

K-12 youth on the Autism Spectrum and their caregivers are invited to participate in ARTiculate, a new program designed specifically for them.

Experience the Museum through guided tours, hands-on gallery activities, and open-ended art making with a sensory-friendly focus.

ARTiculate is the perfect way to explore the Museum’s collections and exhibitions in a low stress, welcoming environment. Please note – The Columbus Museum is closed on Mondays and will only be open for ARTiculate.

Jun
28
Fri
Fantastic Friday- The Story Ship “Alien’s Alive”
Jun 28 @ 10:30 am

 

While reporting live, The Story Ship’s science reporter, Sarah, is kidnapped by aliens and trapped on a space ship bound for the outer regions of the solar system! Audience members must quickly form a Rescue Team and use magic, dance and music to get her back.

 

*Afternoon concerts are available for groups ONLY.  If you are interested in registering for a group concert please contact edu@columbusmuseum.com. 

Jul
8
Mon
Summer Camp Ages 11-13
Jul 8 @ 9:00 am – Jul 12 @ 5:00 pm

 

 

Mixed Media Madness
Instructor: Samantha Simmons

Come ready to get creative and learn about mixed media works and unleash your imagination as you construct your own works of art! Mixed media refers to artwork made with more than one traditional art medium. In this class, students will experiment with various visual art mediums and learn that artists can mix many materials to create beautiful works of art.

Cost is: $145 for Members and $165 for Non members

 

Register

 

Campers must meet the minimum age requirement on or before the first day of camp for which they have registered.

Campers should bring a lunch and a snack each day.

ARTiculate
Jul 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

 

K-12 youth on the Autism Spectrum and their caregivers are invited to participate in ARTiculate, a new program designed specifically for them.

Experience the Museum through guided tours, hands-on gallery activities, and open-ended art making with a sensory-friendly focus.

ARTiculate is the perfect way to explore the Museum’s collections and exhibitions in a low stress, welcoming environment. Please note – The Columbus Museum is closed on Mondays and will only be open for ARTiculate.

Jul
9
Tue
Look! @ Lunchtime
Jul 9 @ 12:15 pm – 12:30 pm

 

 

LOOK! @ Lunchtime is a collaborative viewing exercise and dialogue centered on works of art from the Museum’s permanent collection. Jonathan Frederick Walz, Ph.D., Director of Curatorial Affairs & Curator of American Art, will facilitate LOOK! discussions every second Tuesday. Each month a new object will be explored.

Tuesday’s Taco Truck will be onsite for lunch before and after the lecture! 

Featured Object: Thornton Dial, Big Mouth Folks at a Family Reunion, n.d.

Jul
12
Fri
Fantastic Fridays in July
Jul 12 @ 10:30 am

July 12 Donna Wissinger “Peter and the Wolf”
Flutist and storyteller Donna Wissinger draws children into a musical world of active listening and imaginative thinking. Weaving a piper’s spell with her flute, she takes the audience on a journey through the story of Peter and the Wolf.

July 19 Ron Anglin “Jongleur de Paris”
Based on a French Medieval legend, in this performance the juggler is dressed as a jester and tells the story of a young orphan named Jaque, who after a very hard life becomes the King of the Fools and gives the gift of his talent to others!

July 26 Capitol City Opera “A Seussome Twosome”
Let Gertrude McFuzz and Sam-I-Am show you the importance of loving yourself just as you are and of keeping an open mind–even towards green food!

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