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the gibbes museum of art

Summer Camp for Grown-Ups

July 17, 2024 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Gibbes Museum of Art


Are you tired of kids having all the fun during the summer? Join us for this special evening for adults. We'll make crafts, explore the galleries, and enjoy some music and adult beverages featuring Volley Tequila Soda. All participants must be 21 or over. In addition to all the fun activities, Mac Daddy food truck will be selling their award-winning mac and cheese. 


Generous support provided by Art Bridges Foundation’s Access for All program.

Activities and Partners For Campers

Beads & Brushstrokes
What would camp be without friendship bracelets? Beads & Brushstrokes will provide a wide array of colorful beads for you craft the perfect accessory to share. Or to keep for yourself. 

Charleston County Public Library
Want to earn free prizes for reading this summer? You can! Learn about Summer Reading for Adults and register to log reading and start earning while making a fun book-themed craft.

Daisy McClellan
Inspired by Reynier Llane's captivating style of painting with coffee, past Visiting Artist Daisy McClellan will show you how to paint with your favorite breakfast beverage. 

Island Candles
Create a unique organic wax candle to take home using your own combination of essential oils, coloring agents, and beeswax toppers. Please note, to allow for cooling time, the last candle making opportunity of the evening will be at 6:40pm. 

The League of Women Voters
Time for a civics lesson! Learn about upcoming elections, ways to get involved with the electoral process, and even register to vote with the League of Women Voters. 

The Paper Canopy
Mail Call! Access your inner camper at the Snail Mail Station with The Paper Canopy! All the fun materials to write & send colorful postcards and letters will be provided, including typewriters and wax seals. Let's get old school while there's no school with Summer Camp Snail Mail. 

Shag Dancing with Thrive Within
Beat the summertime blues with good Shag! Frasier Block of Thrive Within has been a fun-loving dance instructor in the Charleston area for over 15 years. Her specialties include Latin, ballroom and social partner dancing. No partner is necessary to learn and tonight is open to all skill levles. She is thrilled to share the love of Shag, the SC state dance. Dance lessons will take place at 6:30pm and 7:15pm.