Trout Museum of Art

Found Printmaking | Age 8-11

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 |2024-02-20T11:38:57-06:00February 20th, 2024|

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|

Multi-Art | Age 8-11

In this camp, participants will engage with diverse art forms, nurturing creativity, skill development, and self-expression. Led by experienced instructors, our program emphasizes collaboration, experimentation, and individual growth. Explore painting techniques from watercolor landscapes to abstract expressionism. Mold clay into unique sculptures, exploring form, texture, and composition. Experiment with mixed media to create multimedia artworks that push the boundaries of [...]

By |2024-02-20T11:33:39-06:00February 20th, 2024|

Intro to Screen Printing | Age 14-18

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 |2024-02-20T11:28:36-06:00February 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|

Bookmaking | Age 8-11

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 |2024-02-14T14:09:48-06:00February 14th, 2024|

Wheel Throwing & Underglazes | Age 14-18

This teen pottery Summer Camp will provide an introduction to creating works on the potter's wheel.  Students will learn to make functional forms to use every day as well as artistic pieces that will be thrown and then altered. Glazing techniques and surface design will also be covered.  No experience with clay is necessary, so just bring your imagination! WHAT [...]

By |2024-02-14T14:05:42-06:00February 14th, 2024|

En Plein Aire | Age 14-18

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 |2024-02-14T13:57:40-06:00February 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|
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