ANassau County Museum of Art Offers Young
Two-Week Summer Experiences
Session 1 - August 1-12, Session 2 - August 15-26
Summer Art Lab for Ages 5-10
Teen Summer Studio for Ages 11-16
Explore, Observe, Create, Look at Art, Take a Hike,
Breathe the Air, Experiment, Run like the Wind!
SUMMER ART LAB
Ages 5–10, Monday–Friday, 9 am–12 pm
Summer Art Lab will be full of indoor and outdoor adventures that offer playful and creative opportunities for children through a mix of art making, science activities, group projects and more. Each week is centered on thematic inspirations that incorporate art and science, ranging from botany and printmaking to habitats and sculpture. Different art and science activities will be explored in each session.
TEEN SUMMER STUDIO
Ages 11–16, Monday–Friday, 1-4 pm
Teen Summer Studio offers participants the chance to develop and refine their art techniques and skills across a variety of media. Taking inspiration from the Museum’s exhibitions and outdoor natural environment, young artists will use professional-level art materials as they master the core elements of drawing, painting, and sculpture. Teens will also gain a behind-the-scenes look at working in a museum, noting the many skills and abilities that go into creating a Museum exhibition. At the end of each two-week session, teen artists will curate their work in an exhibition at the Museum. Different projects will be investigated and built upon in each session.
Two-week sessions of either Summer Art Lab or Teen Summer Studio are $750 ($650 for Museum members) and include a $50 materials fee). For details or to register, please visit nassaumuseum.org (look for Summer Art Studios tab upper left).
Nassau County Museum of Art is located at One Museum Drive in Roslyn Harbor, just off Northern Boulevard, Route 25A, two traffic lights west of Glen Cove Road. The museum is open Tuesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-4:45 p.m.Docent-led tours of the exhibition are offered at 2 p.m. each day; tours of the mansion are offered each Saturdayat 1 p.m.; meet in the lobby, no reservations needed. Tours are free with museum admission. Family art activities and family tours are offered Sundays from 1 pm; free with museum admission. Call (516) 484-9338, ext. 12 to inquire about group tours. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors (62 and above) and $4 for students and children (4 to12). Members are admitted free. The Museum Store is open Tuesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Call (516) 484-9337 for current exhibitions, events, days/times and directions or log ontonassaumuseum.org.
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