Summer Art Camp

Summer Art Camp is a time for imaginations to run wild. Students will have the time of their lives creating and imagining alongside professional artists. Each week brings a different artist with new themes and projects. Students learn to develop an artwork based upon everyday experiences using the basic elements of art.
 


 

Registration Process
 



Registration is ONLINE ONLY and
begins on Monday, April 24 at 9 am.
 

No more waiting in line at the Museum
No more trying to get through busy phone lines
No more paperwork
 

Changes...

Due to the requests of parents and guardians, this is the first year we are offering online registration. YAY!

With change comes a little learning. You will not be able to become a member or renew your membership in the same online place as registration. That said, you can easily take care of your membership prior to registration at ndmoa.com/membership or by calling the Museum.


Payment is due upon registration.

The registration button will take you to Active.com. You may wish to register with Active prior to camps opening. Camps will open through Active on Monday, April 24 at 9 am - you will not be able to see camps on Active until then.


 

All classes take place on the UND Campus at the Hughes Fine Arts Building Room 111.

 

COST
 



5-Day Camps
Members: $175 Non-members: $200

3-Day Camp (July 5, 6, 7)
10 am - Noon
Members: $60 Non-members: $80

3-Day Camp (July 5, 6, 7)
1 - 4 pm
Members: $90 Non-members: $110


 
Household memberships cost $50. One $50 Household membership would allow all children in one family to get discounted camp rates and more.

Click here for membership information

 

 

Sponsor a Child



If you are interested in sponsoring a child in the way of a full or partial scholarship, please contact Matthew Anderson at education@ndmoa.com or 701.777.4195. Sponsors will be noted in Museum education publications. Donations are tax-deductible.


 

Ann Nicole Nelson Memorial Scholarship



Providing scholarships to New Americans through the Grand Forks Global Friends Coalition.

 

 

Mary Froelich Scholarships


 

Scholarships are limited, early applications are encouraged. To apply, please send a brief email explaining your need to Matthew Anderson at education@ndmoa.com.

Scholarships are partial and require some financial participation from the family.

 


 

 

 

 

PDF Information Packet

 

The pdf download inclued details about the daily operation in camp; including pick up and drop off times, lunch info, and more.

2017 Camp Schedule

 

Mollie Douthit

"2-D Studio"
9:30 am - 3 pm
Ages 6 and older
June 19 - 23
 

Jeanne O'Neil

"Weaving in Air"
9:30 am - 3 pm
Ages 8 to 13
June 26 - 30
 

Ligia Feo De Drago

"Art and Music Around the World"
10 am - Noon
Ages 3 to 6, with Guardian
July 5, 6, 7

"Music Lab"
1 - 4 pm
Ages 10 and older
July 5, 6, 7
 

Sheila Dalgliesh

"Rousseau's Jungles"
9:30 am - 3 pm
Ages 6 and older
July 10 - 14
 

Adam Kemp

"Please do not place another Adam Kemp garbage sculpture in this city. Consider utilizing the skills of current students and faculty"
9:30 am - 3 pm
Ages 6 to 13
July 17 - 21
 

Guillermo "Memo" Guardia

"Retablos"
9:30 am - 3 pm
Ages 6 to 13
July 24 - 28
 

Anna Jacobson

"Printmaking!"
9:30 am - 3 pm
Ages 6 and older
July 31 - August 4
 

Karla Nelson

"Mobiles, Marionettes, and Bobbles,
Oh My - Kinetic Small Scupltures"

9:30 am - 3 pm
Ages 8 to 13
August 7 - 11

 

Reception Sponsor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2017 Camp Sponsors
 

Heather Anderson
Anonymous
Art Wise
Bruggraf's Ace Hardware, Grand Forks
Dave Dauphinais
Dietrich Bus Services
Forks Frame Up
GF Parks District - Ulland Grant
Lumber Mart
Sherwin Williams
Slumberland
UND Department of Art and Design
UND Summer Events Council
Weivoda Carpet Girl

 

 

2017 Camp Details


 

MOLLIE DOUTHIT

"2-D Studio"
9:30 am - 3 pm
Ages 6 and older
June 19 - 23

Members $175
Non-members $200

 

Dark Charcoal, Smooth Graphite, Brilliant Paper, and Luxurious Paint! This camp will highlight and explore methods and materials that painters and draughtsmen commonly utilize in their own work.
 

Mollie Douthit is a Grand Forks native who has resided in Ireland since 2012. Through perceptual painting and drawing, Douthit’s work explores her daily life and the objects, spaces, and people who mean something to her. In January she was listed as one of ten to watch in 2017 on RTE.ie. Her work has been published in New American Paintings, Hyperallergic, Studio Visit Magazine, The Irish Arts Review, and the Irish Independent.

 


 

JEANNE O'NEIL

"Weaving in Air"
9:30 am - 3 pm
Ages 8 to 13
June 26 - 30

Members $175
Non-members $200


 

Hand Looms and Yarn – Houses of Sticks
Maypoles – Music and Dancing

Jeanne Griffin O’Neil began her career in art as a mural artist in Ames, Iowa. She has since painted numerous murals and taught several art workshops, classes, and camps. She is also a dancer and musician. Moving to East Grand Forks in 1986, Jeanne founded North Country Fiddle and Dance. With this group, she has performed and taught dancing from 1986 to the present.


 

LIGIA FEO DE DRAGO

"Art and Music Around the World"
10 am - Noon
Ages 3 to 6, with Guardian
July 5, 6, 7

Members $60
Non-members $80


 

Explore the fun and amazing relationship between music and art. Build instruments, play, and dance.

 

"Music Lab"
1 pm - 4 pm
Ages 10 and older
July 5, 6, 7

Members $90
Non-members $110

 

Make it – Build it – Play it

Choose 1 of 5 different instrument to build and play.
Thumb Piano Kit
Lil' Lyre Kit
Cigar Box Ukulele Kit
Cardboard Dulcimer Kit
Cardboard Guitar Kit

 

Ligia Feo Carina de Drago is from Argentina. In her country, she worked as a music teacher and violist. In 2008, she moved to Grand Forks with her family where she earned a BA in Music Performance and a MS in Special Education. Currently, she directs a violin and viola studio at Arioso Music Academy and plays in the Great Grand Forks Symphony Orchestra.


 

SHEILA DALGLIESH

"Rousseau's Jungles"
9:30 am - 3 pm
Ages 6 and older
July 10 - 14

Members $175
Non-members $200

 

Henri Rousseau is famous for painting jungle scenes, but he never actually saw one. We are going to be taking his lead and creating our own Wild Jungle!

Sheila is committed to providing exceptional art experiences to the children of Grand Forks through her numerous classes and workshops at the Museum and in the community. You may  also know her through the ArtWise “Artist in the Classroom” program where she is a favorite of students.

 


 

 


 

Adam Kemp

"Please do not place another Adam Kemp garbage sculpture in this city. Consider utilizing talents of current students and faculty."
9:30 am - 3 pm
Ages 6 to 13
July 17 - 21

Members $175
Non-members $200


 

You know Adam,
the title says it all.

 

Adam, from England, earned his MFA at the University of North Dakota. Having made Grand Forks his second home, he is one of the best advocates for the arts in this community. His own work is seen all over the community and state, and also in many Grand Forks homes. Adam’s camps are so exciting there are no words for what we make — in fact, we often surprise ourselves by what we do!

 


 

Guillermo "Memo" Guardia

"Retablos"
9:30 am - 3 pm
Ages 6 to 13
July 24 - 28

Members $175
Non-members $200


We will make our own retablos, an art form made of  clay figures which tell a story - your story.

Guardia was born in Lima, Peru. He earned his MFA in Ceramics and MS in Industrial Technology at the University of North Dakota from 2010 to 2015. Guardia held the position of artist in residence for the Museum and traveled across the state teaching ceramics workshops. Guillermo is currently a full-time, independent studio artist.

 


 

ANNA JACOBSON

"Printmaking!"
9:30 am - 3 pm
Ages 6 and older
July 31 - August 4

Members $175
Non-members $200



Utilizing a variety of methods, print T-shirts and posters for friends, family and your growing portfolio.

 

Anna is a professional artist, art instructor, and North Dakotan. She has taught multiple adult and children's art workshops for the past 15 years. She is currently an artist for the North Dakota Council on the Arts, teaching for the "Artist in the Classroom" program for Grand Forks Public Schools and a practicing artist.  Anna believes everyone should have the opportunity to experience and create art.

 


 

Karla Nelson

"Mobiles, Marionettes, and Bobbles
Oh My - Kinetic Small Sculptures"

9:30 am - 3 pm
Ages 8 - 13
August 7 - 11

Members $175
Non-members $200

 

Explore your inner creature while creating sculptures with movement. With a nod to Calder's moving mobiles and his small circus creations with movable parts, campers will explore and figure out some simple mechanics to create movement.

Karla Nelson has a visual art bachelor's degree from UND. She is a painter, ceramic artist, and teaches art through the "Artist in the Classroom" program in Grand Forks.