july, 2019

tue16jul(jul 16)10:00 amtue06aug(aug 6)12:30 pmSummer STEAM Camp Days at the Museum Organized by: Walter Elwood Museum

Event Details

Nature: Survival of the Slowest- July 16th to July 18th from 10:00am to 12:30pm We will look at snails, starfish, turtles and sloths in our collections and read “The Tortoise and Hare Fable”. We will be painting birds with pastels and doing rubber fish prints. We will do fabric printing and make insect & butterfly sculptures. Amsterdam Artists- July 23rd to July 25th from 10:00am to 12:30pm We will look at the four local artists featured in our Amsterdam art exhibit room. We will paint our own Portraits and Landscapes using several mediums and make self portrait wooden heads and a personalized collage box! Tinker Tinker Toymaker- July 30th to August 1st from 10:00am to 12:30pm We will look at all the toys in our collections especially those with wheels. Each child will make a few toys of their own. We will make rolling toys, kaleidoscopes, our own play dough and much more. Pop Artists & Color- August 6th to August 8th from 10:00am to 12:30 pm We will look at famous Pop Art like Keith Hering’s “Dancing Man” and other pop artists; Stewart Davis and Andy Warhol. We will try out a few different printing styles that Pop Artists use to make Art! We will make puzzles, pins and lots more cool things! Fun camps for kids of all ages! *Thanks to all of our Sponsors camps are now free* Each week we will focus on the Basics of art, color, line, texture & form. We will have two and three dimensional art projects, drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture & crafts. Every Camp week will focus on the Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) of each topic we cover. STEAM introduces the concept of inquiry-based learning- where students develop critical thinking and analytical skills. Programs are unique and designed to enable discovery, ignite curiosity and celebrate success!


July 16 (Tuesday) 10:00 am - August 6 (Tuesday) 12:30 pm


Walter Elwood Museum

100 Church Street, Amsterdam, NY 12010

Organized by

Walter Elwood Museum