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Summer Art Camp

For Ages 4-12 and Teens

Ages 4-7 and 8-12

All sessions are SOLD OUT
Join the Gibbes Museum of Art for a great summer of creative fun at our 2017 Summer Art Camp. Work with practicing artists and museum teachers, and create your own fantastic artwork! Sessions will be held at the Gibbes, where campers can explore the summer exhibitions, as well as the Museum’s permanent collection. This summer, young artists can choose from six themes: We Are Illustrators, Lowcountry Wildlife, From France with Love, Absolutely Abstract, Science is Art, and Blast Off to Outer Space. Click the link for your desired week and age group to register.

Register one camper for any week and get 10% off siblings' registration for the same week (any age group). Enter promotion code SIBLING17 at the checkout.

If you are registering for multiple weeks or multiple campers, you may experience some difficulties with online registration. We recommend you call to register.
Becca Hiester, 843.722.2706 x237 or

Tuition includes art supplies, hands-on workshops, take-home art projects, museum admission, and snacks. Full-day campers should bring a bagged lunch.

9am-Noon (Half Day)
$150 Members | $175 Non-Members
9am-4pm (Full Day)
$270 Members | $295 Non-Members

June 12-16

We Are Illustrators, Age 4-7 SOLD OUT
We Are Illustrators, Age 8-12 SOLD OUT
Students will focus on the familiar works of Eric Carle and Dr. Suess as we create and illustrate our own books! We will use paint, oil pastels, pencil, and collage to make beautiful art that tells a story.

June 19-23

Lowcountry Wildlife, Age 4-7 SOLD OUT
Lowcountry Wildlife, Age 8-12 SOLD OUT
Campers will create beautiful works of art inspired by Lowcountry animals and wildlife while learning about several indigenous South Carolina species.

June 26-30

From France with Love, Age 4-7 SOLD OUT
From France with Love, Age 8-12 SOLD OUT
Travel abroad with us as we learn about the art, culture, and landscapes of France! Campers will make art inspired by the techniques and works of famous French artists like Monet, Matisse, Cézanne, and Chagall.

July 10-14

Absolutely Abstract, Age 4-7 SOLD OUT
Absolutely Abstract, Age 8-12 SOLD OUT
Go crazy this week while we learn about abstract art! Students will use a variety of media to create colorful works of art in the style of famous abstract artists such as Kandinsky, Picasso, Pollock, Klee, and Chagall.

July 17-21

Science is Art, Age 4-7 SOLD OUT
Science is Art, Age 8-12 SOLD OUT
Come experiment with us as we blend science and art in this exciting week. Campers will create colorful masterpieces using a variety of materials and reactions. We will paint with bubbles, make color mixing volcanoes, mix and mold with plaster, and much more!

July 24-28

Blast Off to Outer Space, Age 4-7 SOLD OUT
Blast Off to Outer Space, Age 8-12 SOLD OUT
Let’s go on an adventure to space together! This week campers will learn about our solar system and beyond while we paint swirling planets, make our own astronaut helmet, imagine our own aliens, and create beautiful sun catchers.

Teen Summer Art Camp, Ages 13 and up

We're excited to announce our first-ever summer experience for teens!

Register one camper for any week and get 10% off siblings' registration for the same week. Enter promotion code SIBLING17 at the checkout.

If you experience any issues registering, please call.
Becca Hiester, 843.722.2706 x237 or

Tuition includes art supplies and museum admission.

$100 Members | $120 Non-Members

June 12-15

Portrait Study

July 10-13

Portrait Study
Campers will study the most striking portraits from the Gibbes permanent collection while participating in gallery sketching and discussion. Also, campers will get a behind-the-scenes look at collection storage in preparation to create a portrait of their own design, subject, and medium.

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