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June 12 @ 9:00 am - August 18 @ 3:30 pm

The Evanston Art Center (EAC) is excited to announce that Summer 2023 Art Camp Enrollment is Now Open! EAC is offering various Summer Art Camps for ages 4-18 from June 12 – August 18, 2023.

The Evanston Art Center values creative exploration and cultivation because there is no wrong way to create art! Through different pedagogical approaches, the EAC embraces critical thinking, creative problem-solving, experimentation, and fun! We focus on sharing new techniques and skills to jump-start beginners and enhance existing interests. The EAC is an inclusive space that values multiple perspectives and interpretations both in the classrooms and the galleries. Join us this summer to explore, experiment, and create at the Evanston Art Center!

Each week campers ages 4-5 and 6-8 will create art projects following new and exciting themes. Join us for Space Odyssey, All Things Magic, Tropical Explorations, and more! Although the weekly themes are the same for both age groups, the projects will vary and adapt to each age level.

For campers ages 9-11 and 12-14, EAC offers a wide array of studio art camps including: Filmmaker’s camp, Cartooning, Beginning Sewing, and more! High school students can explore various forms of art with our weekly intensives including Intro to Digital Photography, 3D Printing, Ceramic Handbuilding, and more.

The EAC welcomes all students with disabilities to join our camps and classes! The EAC is wheelchair-accessible with power-assist doors, an accessible restroom, and an elevator. If your child requires any accommodation to fully participate in the camp, please contact the EAC’s Director of Education with as much advance notice as possible. To ensure a wonderful camp experience, please provide as much information about your child that you feel comfortable with.

EAC is dedicated to making visual art accessible to everyone. Need-based scholarships are available for camps, classes, and workshops. Visit our website or front desk for financial aid applications. Please complete the application two weeks before the art camp for which you wish to register and return it with your class registration. Payment plans are also available. For more information, please call 847-475-5300.

Read more information about our camp curriculum below:

Each camp fosters material exploration, visual literacy, and behavioral and emotional development. Camps will emphasize skill-building through learning, identifying, and creating shapes while exploring colors, forms, lines, and textures. Through themed camps, students will develop their visual literacy by experimenting with various art forms including drawing, painting, collage/mixed media, sculpture, and printmaking.

Through various art projects, these camps emphasize skill-building through arts and visual literacy, text and writing, and behavioral and emotional development. Following the weekly themes, campers will experiment with various art mediums and subjects, such as landscapes, portraits or figures, observational artwork, printmaking, color mixing, and more!

Visual arts camps focus on exploration and skill-building. Students will learn techniques including proportion, composition, elements of art, principles of design, and color theory through various projects. Students are encouraged to think critically, experiment, and problem-solve by exploring a variety of mediums.

Evanston Art Center, a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) organization, is dedicated to fostering the appreciation and expression of the arts among diverse audiences. The Art Center offers extensive and innovative
instruction in broad areas of artistic endeavor through classes, exhibitions, interactive arts activities, and community outreach initiatives.

Evanston Art Center is located at 1717 Central Street, Evanston, IL. Limited free parking is available.

For more information, please visit us online at www.evanstonartcenter.org or contact Ellie Hazlett,
Director of Education, at (847) 475-5300 or [email protected].

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Evanston Art Center
1717 Central St.
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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