CMA Stories

Cinema Shorts Art Colony Projects

Projects created during Cinema Shorts Art Colony Day Camp classes! Read more

Shadow Puppets Art Colony Projects

Projects created during Shadow Puppets Art Colony Day Camp classes! Read more

Projects created during Art Around the World Art Colony Day Camp classes! Read more

Clay Bar Masters, a clay sculpture and animation class, is the museum’s most popular after school class every semester. It’s no wonder why. In each class, young artists get an hour and a half of undivided attention from CMA’s talented Teaching Artists and unlimited access to the Clay Bar to create magical creatures, clay portraits, mini sculptures and more. Read more

Printmaking Art Colony Projects

Projects created during Printmaking Art Colony Day Camp classes! Read more

In Ceramic Sculpture, students explored a variety of sculpting techniques that included sgraffito, hand building, slab building and many more. Read more

Summer Art Colony: August 8 – 12

103 Charlton Intro to Comics students explored the world of character design, illustration, and pen and ink art, learning new skills in watercolors, ink wash, and brush and quill techniques. Young artists studied the works… Read more

103 Charlton This week’s Video Games class dove into programming to create their own creative video games! Young artists used scratch software to transform their characters and stories into playable games. The class worked collaboratively… Read more

103 Charlton The Wearable Sculpture class had an inventive week learning to develop multiple designs and transform 2D sketches into 3D sculptures. Young Artists looked to the works of Alexander McQueen, Nick Cave and West… Read more

103 Charlton The Modern Masters class explored the works of influential artists from Yayoi Kusama to Pablo Picasso to find inspiration to create their own masterpieces. They created bowls inspired by Kusama’s dot pieces, watercolor… Read more

103 Charlton The Photography class explored more than 200 years worth of photographic history this week, starting with the Pinhole Camera invented in the early 1800’s, and ending with today’s high-tech DSLR cameras. After exploring… Read more

103 Charlton The Arts of Egypt class journeyed back in time to explore Ancient Egyptian art this week! Young artists implemented printmaking, sculpture, papyrus making, and painting to create their own Egyptian masterpieces. They created… Read more

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