Summer Art Scene For Children
Art is the universal form of expression and its appreciated by people of all ages. Whether it is the actual creation of the project or just enjoying the finished masterpiece, art has a deep way of connecting people. The best way to introduce your young children to the fantastic world of artistic creation is to sign them up for fun classes that engage them in art or take them to cool galleries that they will actually appreciate. To get you started, here is a glimpse of the summer art scene for children in Atlanta.
Johns Creek Arts Center Summer Camps
This community art center is bringing special art programs this summer to kids of all ages from toddlers to teens. They offer music, theatre, jewelry, mosaic, cartoon, clay, and visual arts. Kids will learn how to create works of art from various art materials and supplies while making friends. Many of their current visual art camps this year feature themes from different countries like India, Africa, and Southeast Asia. Each one of these programs teaches children art, design, and a little bit of culture, which will round out the entire experience. Most of the classes are held at the John Creek Arts Center but some are held at John's Creek Presbyterian Church. You can find more at www.johnscreekarts.org.
Johns Creek Art Center
6290 Abbot Bridge Road
Johns Creek, GA 30097
Toddler Thursdays at High Museum Of Art in Atlanta
Start them young and sign them up for Toddler Thursdays at Atlanta's most prestigious art museum. Every week in June brings something new and exciting with a fresh theme like X Marks The Spot(a fun class that involves paint, construction paper, and a big imagination), Yoruba Artist(young children will visit the Yoruba exhibit and then create their own inspirational pieces of art)or Zippy Jazz Bowl(kids can create their own clay tile). There is no need to register your kids for the program and you order tickets online(museum members will get a discounted fee). To learn more about this wonderful program, visit www.high.org.
High Musuem of Art Atlanta
1280 Peachtree Street Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30309
Henley's Haven Summer Art Camps
If you want your children to have more hands-on experience in art programs like acting, digital design, graphic design, web design, or fashion design, you might want to consider sending your kid to one of the many cool camp programs offered at Henley's Haven. These camps go further than just the overview as they offer kids a chance yo create their own art masterpieces. Most of the camps last for an entire week with full-day classes and a few fun field trips to Brunswick Zone Bowling and Malibu Grand Prix. Most classes require supply fee and field trip fee in addition to the classes. They also offer programs for kids ages 5 to 7. These classes may include arts & crafts, video game design, and watercolor painting. You can find out more by visting www.henleyworkshops.com.
770 Old Roswell Place, Suite B250
Roswell Georgia 30076