SUMMER'S COOL Education
SUMMER'S COOL
ARTFUL CLASSES FOR KIDS IN JULY AND AUGUST


FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER BY PHONE, CALL THE WALKER BOX OFFICE AT 612.375.7622.



The Walker and the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden are the focus of artist-led summer classes for kids ages 3-14. Create paintings, prints, performance, and photographs. Explore architecture and design. Culture Camp offers young people an action-packed introduction to five arts organizations in Minneapolis.

FOR AGES 3-8 (ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT)
BUILDING BALLYHOO
THURSDAYS, JULY 13, 20, 27, AND AUGUST 3, 2000, 6:30-8 PM
$80 ($40 WALKER MEMBERS)

Let your imagination run wild as you take a look at architectural elements and learn about two- and three-dimensional form. Draw most unusual buildings, fold paper to create a city scene, and use wood to construct a miniature main street. Find out about artworks in the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden and in the exhibition The Home Show. Led by Jane Meyer.

FOR AGES 6-8
LOOKING OUT, LOOKING IN
TUESDAY-FRIDAY, JULY 18-21, 2000, 10 AM-12 NOON
$80 ($40 WALKER MEMBERS)

Garden sculptures and the artwork in The Home Show exhibition are the inspiration for a variety of creative sculptures and drawing projects. Make imaginary floor plans, magic windows, hidden staircases, swimming pools, and gardens with simple building materials. Led by Ilene Krug Mojsilov.


FOR AGES 8-9 AND 9-11
CULTURE CAMP
MONDAY-FRIDAY, AUGUST 14-18, 2000, 9 AM-3 PM
$240 ($180 FOR MEMBERS OF ANY OF THE FIVE PARTICIPATING ORGANIZATIONS)

Spend a day at each of five arts organizations: the Walker Art Center, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Zenon Dance Company, Minnesota Center for Book Arts, and Theatre de la Jeune Lune. Create performances, masks, magical boxes, videos, books, and dances. Bring a bag lunch each day. Participants need to provide their own transportation to each institution each day. Registration begins May 16. Three sections are offered. Registration through the Minneapolis Institute of Arts only. To register, call 612.870.3131.


FOR AGES 9-11
PICTURE PERFECT
TUESDAY-FRIDAY, JULY 25-28, 2000, 10 AM-3 PM
$80 ($40 WALKER MEMBERS)

Take a photograph on fabric, use sun-sensitive paper, and make a photo collage. Explore non-darkroom and darkroom photography in this hands-on class for new photographers. Make your own pinhole camera, then take a photo in the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden and learn how to develop your film in the Art Lab. Bring a snack or bag lunch. Led by Del Bey.

FOR AGES 12-14
ARCHITECTURE WORKSHOP
MONDAY-FRIDAY, JULY 10-14, 2000, 10 AM-3 PM
$160 ($80 WALKER MEMBERS)

Devise, plan, and construct an ideal (model) house during individual and group projects. Work in The Home Show exhibition, sketch in the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, produce pastel and ink architectural drawings in the Art Lab, and learn about the field of architecture. Techniques of design, drawing, and model-building are emphasized. This class includes individual and group projects and will end with time for students to share their work with parents. Bring a snack or bag lunch. Led by architect Adam Wilbrecht and University of Minnesota architecture grad student Aimee LaLone.


FOR AGES 12-14
PRINTMAKER'S WORKSHOP
TUESDAY-FRIDAY, AUGUST 8-11, 2000, 10 AM-3 PM
$160 ($80 WALKER MEMBERS)

Screen printing is the focus of this class. Students will explore the process of monoprinting, layout design, and photo-emulsion printing basics. Create a simple drawing or painting and reproduce it as many times as possible using different methods. This class includes group and individual projects and will end with a group extravaganza for parents and students. Bring a snack or bag lunch. Led by Peyton.

TO REGISTER
For more information and to register by phone, call the Walker box office at 612.375.7622. Enrollment is limited, so early registration is recommended. Please note: Scholarships are available on a need basis for several classes. Call 612.375.7610 for details.