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Kentucky Museum - Summer Camp & Exhibit

Summer Camp

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Kids explore the arts at Kentucky Museum Summer Camps.

  • Kentucky Museum offers four weeks of summer camp in June for kids ages 6 years to 12. Each camp has its own specific age range.
  • All camps are Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 12 pm in the Kentucky Museum education classroom.
  • There is a snack break daily around 10 am with snacks supplied by the Museum.
  • Children may register for more than one camp. Please remember space is limited and spots are filled on a first come, first serve basis.
  • Camp fees are:    Members - $110     Non-members - $125
  • Kentucky Museum Friends receive a discount on all camps. More information.

June 6 - 10  Clay Camp

Campers will learn basic hand building techniques to create a variety of functional and decorative ceramic pieces. Students will have an opportunity to paint their work. Campers will need to pick up kiln fired work approximately two weeks after camp. One work from each student will be selected for exhibition in the Summer Camp Exhibit.

June  13 - 17 Painting Camp

Activities will include watercolor studies on paper and basic acrylic color tone and value studies using monochromatic and complimentary palettes on paper and canvas. Campers will also paint a collaborative mural over the course of the week. Each student will have a work selected for exhibition in the Summer Camp Exhibit.

June 20 - 24 Sculpture Camp


June 27 - July 1 Paper Palooza


Summer Camp Exhibit

  • Each student will have work exhibited during Kentucky Museum's Summer Camp Exhibit in the Dorothy Grider Garden Gallery. The exhibit opens Sunday, July 12 and runs through Sunday, August 16th.
  • A reception honoring the campers and teachers will be open free to the public on Friday, August 7, 5 pm - 8 pm during the Bowling Green Gallery Hop.
  • Parents may pick up their child's art on Monday or Tuesday, August 17 and 18, if you have any questions please call 270-745-2594.




Campers working to recycle book.Campers painting carp wind socks.Recycling books.Campers building with wood.Mixing primary colors to make a color wheel.Campers painting symbols on rock ledgeHand building with clay

Online Registration


Parental Consent Form


Camp Rules Form


Camp Brochure



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 Last Modified 2/11/16