Play, Experiment, and Create!

2019 Summer Art Workshops at CMA
Play, experiment and create with us! Summer Art Workshops in CMA’s JPMorgan Chase Center for Creativity encourage the exploration of ideas through imaginative play, exploration of art materials, and lively gallery games for students in preschool through eighth grade.

Registration Opens January 4, 2019

Entering Preschool
(must be at least 3 years old)

SOLDOUT: Camp Wonder
June 24-June 28 | 9:00 AM-Noon
Instructor: Cat Lynch and Ali Rose
Tell stories around the campfire, take nature hikes around the museum, and explore new takes on classic summer camp crafts and activities. 

SOLDOUT: Quantum Creativity
July 15-July 19 | 9:00 AM-Noon
Instructor: Cat Lynch and Ali Rose
Use the art museum’s spaces to count, collect, classify, and catalog the colors, patterns, and parts that make up our everyday lives.

Students entering Kindergarten-1st grade

SOLDOUT: Caves of Wonder
June 17-June 21 | 9:00 AM-Noon
Instructor: Christy Kline
Discover an underground world of fossils, crystals and cave paintings as we spelunk our way through the museum on a subterranean adventure. 

SOLDOUT: Sunny Day, Starry Night
July 8-July 12 | 9:00 AM-Noon
Instructor: Michelle Boerio
Use art to explore the colors, sounds, activities, and animals that make the day special and demystify the night.

Students entering 2nd-3rd grade

Art Tank
June 17-June 21 | 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Instructor: Maggie Rapp Boggess

Do you have what it takes to imagine the “next big thing?” Join our studio think-tank and bring your wild ideas and inventions to life.


Wonderful Wee Worlds
July 8-July 12 | 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Instructor: Christy Kline
From Gulliver’s Travelsto the Borrowers, fairies to leprechauns, small creatures and wee worlds have excited our imaginations. Explore the experience of small creatures in a big world.


Students entering 4th-5th grade

Mural Masterpieces
June 24-June 28 | 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Instructor: Bryan Moss
Collaborate with fellow street artists to design and make a mural masterpiece.


Magical Makers
July 22-July 26 | 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Instructor: Megan Stone
Fill your trunks, pockets, and purses with the wands, potions, and spell books you need to harness and hone your magical talents. Almost SOLDOUT


Students entering 6th-8th grade

July 15-July 19 | 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Instructor: Mark Eberhardt
Jumpstart your imaginations and enter a world of mystery and intrigue as you create your character and watch the game unfold.


Comics in 3D
July 22-July 26 | 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
Instructor: Bryan Moss
Make your comics come to life through costume, sculpture, diorama, and illustration.


Full Day (Students entering grades 2-8, Monday-Friday, 9 am-4 pm)
$300 Non-member / $255 Member

Half-Day (Students entering Preschool-grade 1, Monday-Friday, 9 am-Noon)
$160 Non-member / $136 Member

Questions? Contact Molly Uline-Olmstead
at 614.629.0339 or