Summer is right around the corner, download our Summer Camp 2014 Brochure!
Summer Camp starts June 23. Don't miss out an the fun & creativity, register today!
Workshops and classes for Adults available this Summer, check out all we have to offer under the "Summer Adult Programs" tab!
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All classes with descriptions are listed below. To register for a class click on the "Register" tab above.
This mixed media camp is perfect for the young artist who likes to experiment with different materials. Use your imagination and have fun working with painting, collage, mosaics, mobiles, and sculpture. Taught by Kelly DiGioia and Suzanne Lauricella, respectively.
Week 2: Ages 4 - 6; AM
Week 4: Ages 4 - 6; PM
Summer Camp Program
Ages 10 – 15; PM
Your imagination and ideas - in
paint! Students will learn tips and tricks for painting with acrylics, which
are very versatile. Acrylics can be used
right out of the tube or made thinner or thicker with mediums that yield fun and unique results. Blending, washes, texture,
and edges will be covered as well as color, composition. Taught by Erica Lescota.
Summer camp program
The Hunterdon art Museum provides entertaining and relaxing after-care for students who are enrolled in camp. After-care is directed by camp staff and volunteers. A daily snack will be provided to all campers attending after-care. Supervised activities during after-care will vary, but may include free art time, board games, pleasure reading, and walks to downtown Clinton, the Red Mill Museum and other close by destinations (weather permitting). For further information please download the after-care registration form:
Ages 5 – 9; AMLions and tigers and bears oh my! In this camp all about animals, students will draw, paint, and sculpt their own creatures great and small. Color, composition, form, and perspective will be covered. Taught by Suzanne LeGrand.Summer Camp Program
Ages 2½ to 5, with an adult. Saturday 11:30am - 12:30pm
Two artists means twice the fun! Collage (from the French word 'coller' meaning to glue) is a visual arts technique enjoyed by Pablo Picasso and pre-schoolers alike. Children and adults will work together to make a truly unique assemblage of forms from paper and other materials. This class is designed to make children feel successful and comfortable with their first adventures in the process of making open-ended art. Bring a smock. Please register in advance for individual Saturday sessions. Taught by Jim Pruznick.
Ages 2½ to 5, with an adult. Saturday 11:30am - 12:30pmTwo artists means twice the fun! Explore 3D art with sculpting. Using clay and other materials, kids will experiment with size, shape, and proportion to sculpt their own, unique masterpiece. This class is designed to make children feel successful and comfortable with their first adventures in the process of making open-ended art. Bring a smock. Please register in advance for individual Saturday sessions. Taught by Jim Pruznick.
Join us on a journey hopping from continent to continent learning about different cultures of the world through art! We will explore different cultures with projects including drawing, printmaking, painting, and sculpture. Taught by Suzanne Lauricella and Linda Schroeder, respectively.
Week 2: Ages 5 - 9; PM
Week 7: Ages 8 - 10; AM
Taught by Nancy Miller. Express your own individual creativity while learning the steps of how fused glass art is made. You will learn different aspects of the glass fusing process while designing one of a kind works of art. Learn how to cut and break glass safely and to design your own piece of fused glass art from start to finish. You will also gain insight into glass compatibility, firing times, temperatures and the different stages of fusing that can be done in a kiln. Students will learn fascinating techniques that expand design possibilities. All materials provided.
Saturday, August 2, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Tuition: $50; Member: $30
Early Registration Reward does not apply.
Class for kids with ASD and developmental disabilities
Tuesdays and/or Thursdays, 6:45 - 8:15pm
Taught by Jim Pruznick. This is an open studio art class for adults with developmental disabilities and is appropriate for students with DDD Self-Directed budgets. Art making topics are tailored to new and returning students, and include drawing, painting, sculpting, mixed media, and fiber arts. Students are encouraged to express their own vision in this fun, supportive class. An exhibition of work and a celebration highlight the final class. All materials included. Hunterdon Art Museum is a DDD Qualified Provider. Tuition underwritten in part by Bunbury Foundation and Merck Neighbor of Choice.
Mondays, 7:00 - 9:30pm
Taught by Lena Shiffman. Expand your artistic potential through watercolor. Learn basic and advanced techniques through the use of washes, controlled edges, glazing, expressive brush strokes and corrections. Composition, understanding value/color relationships and creating the illusion of depth are also covered. Fresh garden flowers, fruits and vegetables provide colorful still life inspiration. All levels welcome. Limited to 10 students. Recommended for adults and teens, age 16 and up. Click Here for Lena Shiffman's Watercolor Materials List. Image courtesy of the artist, Lena Shiffman.
Ages 7 – 10; PMThis camp celebrates fun in the sun. Explore all kinds of creatures that glide, swim, or slither in the sea. Create two and three-dimensional works of art based on the beauty of the ocean. Mix your own salt clay, make beach inspired jewelry, watercolor sea-scapes and more. Taught by Linda Schroeder.Summer Camp Program
Ages 8 – 15; Full Day (9am - 4pm)
Love Cartoons? Then this camp is for you. Get instruction in cartooning and comic book drawing plus games, trivia, funny money and more. Develop your own characters and learn to draw popular favorites like Scooby Doo, Sponge Bob, and Spiderman. Please bring a nut free lunch. Lunch With the Bunch included. Taught by Doug Baron.
Tuesdays, 7:15 - 9:45pm
Taught by Lena Shiffman. Pick your favorite medium and set aside Tuesday evenings for building your drawing and painting skills. In this relaxed, intimate class, beginning and intermediate students are invited to work at their own pace with guidance from the instructor using a variety of subject matter, including still life subjects and photographs. Projects are adapted to student skill level. All levels welcome, beginners start with drawing. Recommended for adults and teens, age 16 and up. Click Here for Open Studio Materials List. Image courtesy of the artist, Lena Shiffman.
Ages 4 – 6; PM
Explore the power of color! Painter Vasily Kandinsky said that “color is the keyboard…and the artist is the hand that plays.” Learn the basics about colors and then experiment with different types of media such as paint, pastels, watercolor, clay, fabric arts, and more.
Ages 8 – 15; Full DayLearn basic cartooning techniques and develop your own characters, names, and story lines. Learn to comic book heroes and villains. and popular characters such as Spiderman and the X-Men. Games, funny money, trivia, and more are included in this week of comic book fun! Please bring a nut free snack and lunch. Registration for Lunch with the Bunch included. Taught by Doug Baron.
Ages 7 to 15. Fridays, 5:30 - 7:00pm. Learn to draw classic comics, plus the styles of Japanese Manga and Anime. Instruction in drawing and inking will be covered, plus games and trivia. From Dragon Ball Z to the X-Men, from Sailor Moon to Spider-Man, this course covers it all. Develop your own characters and learn to draw your favorites. Images Left to Right: S. LeGrand, ooouuusm, Chibi Yoda.
Ages 9 to 12, Thursdays 4:15 - 5:30pm. Have fun turning ordinary materials into extraordinary two and three-dimensional creations, with various media such as paint, clay, wood, wire, plaster, and paper. Make mobiles, sculptures, paintings, and more. The possibilities are endless. Taught by Jim Pruznick.
Ages 11 - 15; PM
Have fun turning ordinary materials into extraordinary two and three-dimensional creations, with various media such as paint, clay, wood, wire, plaster, and paper. Make mobiles, sculptures, paintings, and more. The possibilities are endless. Taught by Jim Pruznick.
Summer camp program
Ages 7 to 9. Wednesdays, 4:15 - 5:15pm. It’s all in the title! Learn to experiment with different materials. Make great projects and explore drawing, painting, and sculpting in this fun-filled class. Taught by Nan Krochta.
drawing class, summer camp
Ages 13 to 17, Thursdays 6:00 - 7:15pm. Learn to draw and paint from observation using the fundamental elements of design: line, color, form, texture, shape, value, and scale. Learn tips and tricks; and experiment with dry and wet media such as pencil, charcoal, conte, pastels, ink, and acrylics. This is a great class for teens and young adults looking to strengthen their skills or learning to draw for the first time. Taught by Sarah DeWire.
Ages 7 – 10; PMStudents will explore facial expressions of both the human and animal variety through working with clay and paint. Tools will be used to sculpt realistic and imaginative details. Students will learn how to create and manipulate basic features as well as fine tune characteristics such as age, expression and texture. Paint and mixed media will be used to enhance the sculptures that are created. Taught by Erica Lescota.Summer Camp Program
Ages 9 – 11; AM & Ages 12 - 15; PM
Learn to create a piece of clothing from start to finish using a sewing machine. Make an illustration, select fabric, create a pattern and sew away! Learn the correct stitches and the how to process of garment construction following the same process as used in the fashion industry. Taught by Leah Cahill.
Tuition: $160; Members: $140 (plus $100 model & materials fee)
Clay and Weaving. Summer Camp
Recommended for adults. Wednesdays, 6:30 - 9:00pm
Taught by Erica Lescota. This eight week class will be offered for adult beginners to explore drawing basics such as line, color, shape, form and value. The first half of the course will focus on still lives, adding color using charcoal and pencil. Artists will paint from observation and focus on drawing fundamentals. The second portion of the class will shift focus to emphasize the human form through observation of portrait and nude models. Each class will be focused around a basic drawing concept which students will then explore through studio time (the teacher will arrange various still lives or a model will be present) and close with group critique to help budding artists improve. Materials List Provided. Model fee approximately $30. Image courtesy of the artist, Erica Lescota.
Recommended for adults. Wednesdays, 6:30 - 9:00pm
Taught by Erica Lescota. This eight week class will be offered for adult beginners to explore painting basics such as line, color, shape, form and value. The first half of the course will focus on still lifes, adding color using acrylics and/or oils. Artists will paint from observation and focus on painting fundamentals. The second portion of the class will shift focus to emphasize the human form through observation of portrait and nude models. Each class will be focused around a basic painting concept which students will then explore through studio time (the teacher will arrange various still lifes or a model will be present) and close with group critique to help budding artists improve. Materials List Provided. Model fee of approximately $30 is payable with registration. Please note: Fundamentals of Painting is part of a new series which includes Drawing, Painting, and Sculpting.
Click Here for Fundamentals of Painting Materials List
Ages 4 and up (with an adult companion).
Kids can spend quality time with an adult family member while exploring the fascinating and fun art of glass fusing! Create one-of-a-kind masterpieces. Adults and children will work together to combine an assortment of safe pre-cut glass forms to create a range of shapes, colors, and designs. Participants will learn important color and design techniques, which can be applied to any area of art. All materials will be provided. Taught by Nancy Miller.
with Nancy Ori.
Two Day Workshop: Sunday, January 12, 10:00am - 4:00pm; and Sunday January 19, 10:00am - 1:00pm.
On the first day of the workshop, students will be introduced to the basic technical skills and conceptual approaches of hand-built ceramics. Students will make their own objects through hands on exploration of form and surface treatments and their work will be fired by the instructors before the second meeting. The second day of the workshop will be spent learning about glazes and students will glaze their work. Lab fee includes clay and glaze materials. Recommended for adults and teens age 16 and up. Note: This workshop will be held at the Raritan Valley Community College Ceramics Studio in Branchburg, NJ. Directions, tools, and materials list provided. Transportation not provided. Pre-registration is required. Tuition: $155; member: $135 (plus $30 clay and firing fee).
Ages 7 to 15. Tuesdays, 5:00 - 6:30pm. Love Japanese Animé and Manga? Love cartooning and comic book drawing? Then this class is for you. Develop your own characters and learn to draw your favorites in this fun, comprehensive course. Taught by Chris Muller.
We offer supervised lunchtime for summer campers. LWTB is directed
by camp staff and volunteers; activities include games and/or walks to downtown
Clinton, the Red Mill Museum and other close by destinations (weather
permitting). Please bring a nut free bag lunch.
Ages 6 to 10. Discover the art and design possibilities found in nature. Experiment with painting, clay sculpting, printmaking, and more. Come with a peanut and tree nut free snack, a smock, and a box to take home your creations. Taught by Nan Krochta.
Explore the world of three dimensional art with the help of clay, plus soft materials such as felt, fabrics, stuffing and much more. Come design clay creations and create your own plush toys, puppets, pillows, favorite animal or even a soft dessert! Come with a peanut and tree nut free snack, a smock, and a box to take home your creations. Taught by Nancy Miller.
Ages 7 and up. Wednesdays, 6:00 - 7:00pm
Mix it up! Explore two and three dimensional art with paint and clay, plus soft materials such as felt, fabrics, and stuffing. Make a masterpiece or create your own plush toy while you learn techniques in a variety of media.
Ages 10 – 15; PMPurrrfect for young artists who love all kinds of pets – real and
imaginary. Pet-themed projects bring art and animals together. Projects include
sculpting and painting using a variety of materials. Taught by Joanna Platt.
Summer Camp Program
Ages 11 – 15; PM
Explore mythical beasts in art throughout history and from different corners of the world. Create delightful and terrifying creatures by drawing, painting, and sculpting. Don't forget your imagination! Taught by Tricia Hurley.
Explore art in nature and nature in art! Have fun learning about the lives of plants, flowers, and insects, by making collages, prints, paintings, and sculptures. Taught by Jim Pruznick and Lisa Grasso-Earl, respectively.
Week 3: Ages 4 - 6; PM
Week 7: Ages 5 - 7; PM
A true studio art class for the beginning artist or someone developing their skills. Projects encourage exploration of traditional wet and dry materials including pencil, charcoal, pastels, watercolor, and acrylic paint. Begin with drawing and move on to painting. Taught by Tricia Hurley and Lena Shiffman, respectively.
Week 3: July 8 - 12; 1:00pm - 4:00pm (PM)
Ages 11 - 15
Week 8: August 12 - 16; 1:00pm - 4:00pm (PM)
Ages 7 - 10
Fridays, 1:00 - 3:30 pm
Taught by Maureen Chatfield. Explore the relationship between music, movement, and painting in this fun class. Working in acrylics, students will experiment with action painting and developing layers of color, form, and image on the canvas. The instructor will guide individuals through different approaches to the modern landscape, working in varying degrees of representation, abstraction, and everything in between. Each class will be shaped by a selection of music intended to encourage self-expression, spontaneity, movement and interaction with the canvas. Limited to 8 students. Recommended for adults and teens, age 16 and up.
Wednesdays, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Taught by Bascha Mon. Not your conventional painting course! Challenging traditional notions of painting, this class ignores the usual “rules” of painting and gives imaginations a chance to soar by applying new methods to the artistic process. Students work on individual projects with guidance from the instructor. You may work in oils, acrylics, and mixed media. Discuss contemporary art for inspiration and use the underlying concepts as a springboard for your own work. Beginners are welcomed. This course is for students at any skill level who are open to learning how to work in unconventional ways. Recommended for adults and teens, age 16 and up. Click Here for Painting: Pushing the Limits Materials List
Ages 11 – 15; AMStudents will experiment with pen and ink to create people, places, and objects. Students will create value, texture and form through crosshatching. It is amazing what artist can do employing only inked lines. Taught by Erica Lescota.
Ages 10 - 15; AM
Through demonstration and hands on opportunities, students immerse themselves in the basics of using their digital camera and progress to an intermediate level during a concentrated learning experience. We will cover camera operation, shutter speed and aperture; resolution selection, using the in-camera light meter for better exposure compensation, white balance, tips on good composition and use of accessories. Taught By Nancy Ori
One Day Workshop: Sunday, March 30, 10:30am - 4:30pm
Gather your poems into a chapbook. In this intensive but friendly workshop led by Princeton’s Ragged Sky Press publisher and MacDowell fellow Ellen Foos, together with Pushcart Prize nominee and Geraldine R. Dodge poet Vasiliki Katsarou, participants will learn how to collect their poems into well-crafted chapbook-length manuscripts. Participants will explore methods to order, group, and title their poetry collections, and be advised on what to consider including or excluding. There will be some discussion on how and where to submit chapbooks for publication. Foos and Katsarou will describe how smaller literary presses solicit manuscripts, and how some work cooperatively with authors. Be ready to submit 14-24 pages of poetry by March 8. The workshop leaders will read each manuscript before the Workshop. Limited to 7 students. Click on the following link for Poetry Manuscript Submission Guidelines. Tuition: $110; member: $90
One Day Workshop: Saturday, April 5. 1:00 - 4:00pm.
Taught by Wendy Hallstrom. Have you ever wondered how the beautifully decorated Easter eggs, known as Pysanky, are created? Pysanky are the beautiful, often elaborate, designs found in Polish, Ukrainian and Russian traditions. While the eggs look difficult to make, they actually are quite easy. You will learn the step by step process used to create these Easter jewels and a little bit of the history behind these small works of art. It’s a lot of fun and the results are always impressive. Please wear old clothes, as the dyes used will stain. Students will keep their materials and finished eggs. NOTE: This workshop will be held at Church of the Holy Spirit, Lebanon, NJ. Directions and materials provided. Transportation not provided. Please register in advance. Tuition: $60; member: $40 (plus $10 materials).
Ages 11 - 15; AM & Ages 8 - 10; PM
Nature art comes alive in this course inspired by our local river. Birds, fish, boats, and plant life will provide the creative spark for projects in watercolor, acrylics, sculpture, printmaking, and bookmaking. Taught by Duffy Dillinger.
Summer camp program
One Day Workshop: Saturday, May 3. 10:00am - 4:00pm
Taught by Stephen McKenzie. Silkscreen printing is easy and fun, with attractive and sometimes unexpected and complex results. Learn the process of silkscreen
original designs and print endlessly to create editions of prints and/or your
own textiles. Learn two silkscreen methods:
hand-cut paper stencils and printing
with drawing fluid and screen filler. Each student will leave with several finished works and the skills to keep printing. Tuition: $110; member $90
Images left to right: Wikipedia; Warhol, Campbell Soup 1, 1968; Margret Hofheinz-Döring, Missverständnis, Siebdruck, 1975
Ages 10 – 15; AMYou will love exploring sculpture and three-dimensional art in this fun camp. Work with papier mache, Sculpey, wire and clay. Discuss design, proportion, composition and surface. Taught by Tricia Hurley.
Free programs for families
Adult Workshop Formerly Sunday Afternoon drop in poetry
Ages 11 – 15; AM
Students will learn color theory, plus dying and diffusing techniques to create a multitude of dyed fabrics and papers. They will experiment with different patterns and unique designs, then be wowed by the results. We will explore tie dye, itajime, and batik methods. Please bring a 100% cotton white tee. Taught by Erica Lescota.
Ages 7 – 10; PM
From spider webs and turtle shells to ripe red apples, children are encouraged to observe art in nature. Fun projects allow children to experiment with a variety of media including watercolor, pastels, printing ink, and more. Taught by Lisa Grasso-Earl.
Sunday, April 27; 1:30-3:30 pm $30, taught by a HAM Faculty memberThe Young Artists Showcase Workshops run in conjunction with the Young Artists Showcase. Workshops are open to all elementary and middle school students. This workshop will cover the basic fundamentals of clay. Bring a smock and dress for a mess. Two sessions are offered on each date. Session E is for ages 5 - 9 and Session F is for ages 10 to 14. Sessions may be combined if enrollment numbers are low in one of the sessions.
Sunday March 23, 1:30-3:30 pm
$30, taught by a HAM Faculty member
The Young Artists
Showcase Workshop runs in conjunction with the Young Artists Showcase.
Workshops are open to all elementary and middle school students. This workshop will cover the basic fundamentals of drawing. Bring a smock and dress for a mess. Two sessions are offered on each date. Session A is for ages 5 - 9 and Session B is for ages 10 to 14. Sessions may be combined if enrollment numbers are low in one of the sessions.
Sunday, April 6; 1:30-3:30 pm
$30, taught by a HAM Faculty member
The Young Artists Showcase Workshops run in conjunction with the Young Artists Showcase. Workshops are open to all elementary and middle school students. This workshop will cover the basic fundamentals of painting. Bring a smock and dress for a mess. Two sessions are offered on each date. Session C is for ages 5 - 9 and Session D is for ages 10 to 14. Sessions may be combined if enrollment numbers are low in one of the sessions.
Sunday, May 18; 1:30-3:30 pm $30, taught by a HAM Faculty memberThe Young Artists Showcase Workshops run in conjunction with the Young Artists Showcase. Workshops are open to all elementary and middle school students. This workshop will cover the basic fundamentals of printmaking. Bring a smock and dress for a mess. Two sessions are offered on each date. Session G is for ages 5 - 9 and Session H is for ages 10 to 14. Sessions may be combined if enrollment numbers are low in one of the sessions.
Friday morning class
NYC art tours
with Andrea G
Summer camp week 3
Summer camp week of 4th of July LWTB
Summer camp week of 4th of July after-care.
with Wendy Hallstrom
Instructor: Joan Gavornik
with Karin Abromatis
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Visiting Artist Workshop Winter 2019
Crocheting with plastic bags - awesome!
Winter 2019 Visiting Artist Workshop
Spring Break mini-camp with Liz Tracey.
With visiting artist Pierre Fouche. To view Pierre's website, click HERE.
One-day workshop with Andrea Gianchiglia
with Anita Genovese
with Vasiliki Katsarou