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ArtLab | Open Studios

June 1 - September 11

Open Studios June–September | Friday-Sunday Drop-in ArtLab  Inspired by summer exhibiting artists Veronica Perez | voices, whispering and Yashua Klos | Our Living , participants will be prompted to create figurative works that express the complexities of identity and touch on memory, lived experience, and character. In what ways are your hands tools for creating, working, inspiring, and helping? How does a body express its history, its experience? How does texture help us to understand an image? Alter the materials provided to…

ArtCamp | Week 1

June 27 | 9:00 am - June 30 | 12:00 pm

ArtCamp | Week 1 Monday – Thursday, June 27-30 | 9:00am - 12:00pm Ages 8 – 13 | Limited to 10 campers $175 CMCA member household; $200 non-member household CMCA  ArtLab Woven Wear with instructor Tara Morin Inspired by the braiding work of Veronica Perez, participants will learn how to create and assemble unique wearable creations. Combining weaving, kumihimo braiding, and hand-painted and decorated beads and pendants, we will design and make one of a kind wearable art forms, including…

ArtLab for All Ages | July

July 9 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Saturday, July 9 Drop-in 2:00-4:00 CMCA ArtLab Free and Open to All Express yourself! Join us as we explore identity through individual and collaborative art pieces made with polymer clay, artificial hair, wool, natural and recycled material. Inspired by the artist Veronica Perez’s exhibition, we will explore knotting, tying, braiding and folding different materials into our work. Feel free to bring something from home to incorporate into your work.  Alix Martin is an artist and art educator.  One of her…

ArtCamp | Week 2

July 11 | 9:00 am - July 14 | 12:00 pm

ArtCamp | Week 2 Monday – Thursday, July 11–14| 9:00am - 12:00pm Ages 8 – 13 | Limited to 10 campers $175 CMCA member household; $200 non-member household CMCA  ArtLab People and Portraits with instructor Alanna Hernandez Artists have always been inspired to make art about humans–themselves and others! In this camp we will learn how to make portraits that capture more than just how a person looks. Inspired by artists Reggie Burrows Hodges, Yashua Klos, and CMCA summer exhibitions,…

ArtCamp | Week 3

July 18 | 9:00 am - July 21 | 12:00 pm

ArtCamp | Week 3 Monday – Thursday, July 18–21 | 9:00am - 12:00pm Ages 8 – 13 | Limited to 10 campers $175 CMCA member household; $200 non-member household CMCA  ArtLab Puppet Parade with instructor Tara Morin In celebration of Maine artist Ashley Bryan, student artists will create their own glove puppets. Using Bryan’s found object puppets as inspiration, we will learn how to create unique characters from unexpected materials using hand-sewing and papier-mache. - Tara Morin  is an educator…

ArtCamp | Week 4

July 25 | 9:00 am - July 28 | 12:00 pm

ArtCamp | Week 4 Monday – Thursday, July 25 – 28| 9:00am - 12:00pm Ages 8 – 13 | Limited to 10 campers $175 CMCA member household; $200 non-member household CMCA  ArtLab Printed Portrait with instructor Tara Morin Inspired by the work of Yashua Klos, student artists will learn how to create mixed media portraits and/or self-portraits using drawing, printmaking, and collage. We will begin by learning to sketch the proportions of the human face. We will then expand upon…

ArtCamp | Week 5

August 1 | 9:00 am - August 4 | 12:00 pm

ArtCamp | Week 5 Monday – Thursday, August 1–4| 9:00am - 12:00pm Ages 8 – 13 | Limited to 10 campers $175 CMCA member household; $200 non-member household CMCA  ArtLab Out & About, Exploring Public Art with instructor Richard Wehnke Explore and create artworks made for public engagement. During this week campers will observe, find, and create artworks that focus on outdoor spaces including sculpture, murals, installations, and other media. - Richard Wehnke is an elementary art teacher who lives…

ArtLab for All Ages | August

August 6 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

August ArtLab for All Saturday, August 6 Drop-in 2:00-4:00 CMCA ArtLab  Visual Storytelling Join us as we create Gelatin prints on a variety of papers that vary in thickness, texture and design.  Once a number of prints are created we will cut and arrange and explore collage and how to create depth and story through layering in our work.  This ArtLab session is inspired by the artist Yashua Klos’ exhibition. Alix Martin is an artist and art educator.  One of…

ArtCamp | Week 6

August 8 | 9:00 am - August 11 | 12:00 pm

ArtCamp | Week 6 Monday – Thursday, August 8–11 | 9:00am - 12:00pm Ages 8 – 13 | Limited to 10 campers $175 CMCA member household; $200 non-member household CMCA  ArtLab Nature Sketchbooks with instructor Rachel Alexandrou In this workshop you will learn how to make your own sketchbook and start a nature journaling practice. Join Rachel Alexandrou for nature walks around Rockland. Collect leaves, twigs, rocks, shells and more to bring back to the Artlab. Rachel will teach you…

ArtCamp | Week 7

August 15 | 9:00 am - August 18 | 12:00 pm

ArtCamp | Week 7 Monday – Thursday, August 15–18 | 9:00am - 12:00pm Ages 8 – 13 | Limited to 10 campers $175 CMCA member household; $200 non-member household CMCA  ArtLab Powerful Prints with instructor Rachel Alexandrou From household objects to vegetables, learn a multitude of printmaking techniques from artist Rachel Alexandrou. We will begin with simple vegetable stamps, then move to rubbings and then collagraphs throughout the week. We will go on a collection walk in downtown Rockland to…

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