Trout Museum of Art

Found Printmaking | Age 11-14

There are many different types of printmaking from all over the world, but they all involve putting ink on a surface and pressing it to fibrous material. In this class, we’ll get inspired by Japanese gyotaku, or fish printing, and look around our environment for found printing surfaces. Participants will explore areas around the museum and find printing blocks in [...]

By |2024-02-20T11:37:18-06:00February 20th, 2024|

Bookmaking | Age 11-14

Bookbinding can take many forms, but the best-known in the western world is the codex. This is the classic book form many of us grew up with, involving a stack of paper housed inside a hard or soft cover. In this week-long camp, we’ll learn how to make paper, build a cover, and bind our own blank book. Students will [...]

By |2024-02-14T14:12:38-06:00February 14th, 2024|

En Plein Aire | Age 11-14

Painting en plein air is the act of painting outdoors. By feeling the weather, seeing the changing light, and experiencing the environment firsthand, creating outdoors gives an artist an entirely different sense of the landscape they are painting from than if they are in the studio. During this summer camp, we will look at examples of famous works created by artists painting outdoors from the [...]

By |2024-02-14T13:54:52-06:00February 14th, 2024|

Intro to Sewing & Fabric Crafts | Age 11-14

The Intro to Sewing and Fabric Crafts camp will cover all the basics and fundamentals that will introduce your child to sewing! This is great for beginners who want an in-depth introduction to sewing with fun activities and the confidence to take on more projects of their own. Learning Objectives: Basic sewing terminology Basic operation, parts, and functionality of a [...]

By |2024-02-16T15:39:05-06:00February 7th, 2024|

SOLD OUT | Spray Camp | Age 11-14

In Spray Camp artist Neo Medina will teach students about mural making and public art. Students will learn a variety of applications of exterior latex paint as well as spray paint. By the end of the week, students will get to put their skills to use in creating the 3rd annual spray camp mural in downtown Appleton. All supplies included. [...]

By |2024-05-22T10:43:20-05:00February 6th, 2024|

Painting and Drawing Surrealism | Age 11-14

In this camp, students will learn how to explore the unconscious mind as a way of creating art, resulting in dreamlike, sometimes bizarre imagery across endless mediums. Surrealism aims to transform human experience and balance a rational vision of life. The student artists will find magic and strange beauty in their unexpected creations. All supplies included. TMA members receive 10% [...]

By |2024-02-06T15:44:58-06:00February 6th, 2024|

Intro to Screen Printing | Age 11-14

Screen printing has been used for over 100 years in both the commercial industry for printing images and designs onto clothing and in the artistic sector to bring creative designs to life. Essentially the process of transferring a design on to a plain piece of fabric or paper with screens and ink, we’ll learn the process, techniques, and bring our [...]

By |2024-02-16T09:54:05-06:00February 6th, 2024|

Action Art | Age 11-14

Get moving and mechanical with this jam-packed art camp! This week will be all about action, resistance, and physics. Join us to roll, splatter, swing, and blow life into our art materials. Participants will explore action-based making with simple machines, such as levers and pendulums, and add complexity to their experiments with resist techniques. Students can expect to use watercolor, [...]

By |2024-02-06T15:10:12-06:00February 6th, 2024|

Clay & Sculpture | Age 11-14

Artists will have the opportunity to create cups, figures, plates, and anything else they can imagine during “Clay and Sculpture”. Artists will have a wide variety of themes—such as potions, woodland creatures, gifts, and functional pottery. This class is both for beginners and those who have experience working with clay. Both wheel throwing and hand building will be taught. All [...]

By |2024-02-06T14:30:57-06:00February 6th, 2024|

Drawing Anime Figures & Caricatures | Age 11-14

This course will be a fun opportunity for kids to draw their own characters from superheroes, science-fiction, to Anime figures. We will follow a step-by-step format, so students with little to no drawing experience can learn just as much as advanced students. Students will also learn about color theory, composition, and explore a wide variety of art mediums and illustration [...]

By |2024-02-06T15:12:11-06:00February 6th, 2024|
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