Enrollment Procedures for Art Camp

  • Enrollment for Summer Art Camp begins on April 13, 2022, 10 am.

  • Art Camp is designed for children ages 6 and older; children ages 5 and under will not be admitted.

  • Proof of age is required. 

  • Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited; camp does sell out.

  • Registration is only available online. Note: account sign-up and login is necessary.

  • If you do not have a LACMA account, set one up and test it prior to registering.

  • If you have a LACMA account, we recommend testing it out by logging in prior to registering.

  • Payment is required upon registration.

  • For technical help, please contact the Ticket Office at ticketoffice@lacma.org or 323 857-6010.

Information

In-Person Camp

  • Art materials and parking validation are included in tuition.  

  • Art Camp hours are Monday through Friday, 10 am–3 pm. LACMA does not offer extended care. It is important to drop off and pick up your child on time. 

  • Students must wear comfortable clothes and shoes (no flip flops or skate shoes).

  • A supervised one-hour lunch break is scheduled each day; please pack a nut-free lunch with beverage (no sodas, please) and snack every day.

  • If your child has any allergies or special needs, please notify the Art Class Coordinator prior to the Art Camp start date.

  • Personal items such as clothing and lunches should be labeled with the student’s name. No toys or games are permitted. We ask that students refrain from using cell phones during camp hours.

  • Please contact the Art Camp Coordinator at artclasses@lacma.org for more information.

Virtual Camp

  • Tuition includes one art kit per child. 

  • Art Camp hours are Monday through Friday, 10 am–3 pm.

  • Students may join virtual Art Camp wherever they have internet access through a computer or tablet (not provided). 

  • Children under the age of 12 must have adult supervision when attending virtual Art Camp. 

  • A one-hour lunch break is scheduled each day.

  • Art materials will be available to pick up on scheduled dates. To have art materials delivered, there is an additional fee. See below. 

  • Please contact the Art Camp Coordinator at artclasses@lacma.org for more information.

Cancellation Policy

A refund equal to half of tuition paid will be granted for cancellations made two weeks before camp start date. No refunds will be given for cancellations made less than two weeks prior to camp start date. Please notify us immediately of any cancellations so that a child on our waitlist can attend camp. Full refunds will only be granted if the program is canceled or for medical reasons. 

Parking

The Pritzker Parking Garage is accessible from 6th Street and Ogden Drive.  Please bring your parking ticket for free parking validation.  

Please park and walk your child into the museum’s camp headquarters every day.  Also, for the protection of your children, please inform us if you have made arrangements for another parent or caregiver to pick up or drop off your children for Art Camp.

Camp Art Materials: In-Person Pickup and Delivery Service

Please note, in order for virtual campers to receive materials in a timely manner, registration for each week of camp will close the Monday prior to camp start date for shipping and pick-up orders. To receive your materials:

  • Pick up in person at LACMA* 
  • Have art materials shipped for an additional $25 per week, per camper** 
* Materials can be picked up from LACMA. These orders must be made no later than the Monday prior to the first day of each week’s camp. 
** We use USPS Priority 2-Day Flat-Rate Large Box Shipping. Orders for shipping are only available to the contiguous 48 states and must be placed at least one week prior to the start of your registered week of camp to accommodate processing times (i.e. materials must be shipped no later than seven days prior to the first day of class).

We are preparing safe, creative, and fun workshops inspired by LACMA’s collection and led by a team of creative museum educators and artists. Campers are introduced to a wide variety of materials and techniques to express themselves. The week culminates with an art show!

  • Summer Art Camp

Tuition for in-person art camp includes art materials and parking validation. Tuition for virtual art camp includes an amazing kit full of creative art materials (curbside pickup available; additional fee for shipping).  In-person art camp will take place in the Boone Bungalow and outdoor locations on LACMA’s campus. Virtual art camp is presented online via Zoom. Hours are Pacific Time. Registration closes 10 days before each session to ensure timely delivery or pick up of art materials.  Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Contact ArtClasses@lacma.org or visit lacma.org for more information. 


Children Ages 6 through 8 (Virtual)


5 days: Monday–Friday, June 13–17 | 10 am–3 pm
Kids Ages 6-8: Lines, Colors, Patterns! (Virtual)

Explore the exhibition Lee Alexander McQueen: Mind, Mythos, Muse and works from LACMA’s collection. Discover how artists all over the world use lines, colors, and patterns to create unique and amazing art. Taught by artist Peggy Hasegawa.

NexGenLA members $325; General public $375 (per child)


Children Ages 6 through 8 (In-person)


5 days: Monday–Friday, June 20–24 | 10 am–3 pm
Kids Ages 6-8: Art from Around the World (In-person + Indoor)

Take an art journey around the world through time and place in LACMA’s collection. Create your own colorful paintings, textured collages, and sculptures! Taught by artist Jesus Mascorro.

NexGenLA members $375; General public $425 (per child)
SOLD OUT


5 days: Monday–Friday, June 27–July 1 | 10 am–3 pm
Kids Ages 6-8: Art Making Exploration (In-person + Indoor)

Experiment with art materials in unusual ways to achieve very cool and creative effects. Paint and draw with tape, make prints with foil, and re-use found images. Artists in LACMA’s collection will inspire the artist within you. Taught by artist Jesus Mascorro.

NexGenLA members $375; General public $425 (per child)
SOLD OUT


5 days: Monday–Friday, July 11–15 | 10 am–3 pm
Kids Ages 6-8: Focus on Painting (In-person + Indoor)

Learn about portrait, still life, landscape, and abstract painting in this fun and lively art class. Experiment with acrylic paint and drawing tools to create whatever you want! All skill levels are welcome.  Taught by artist Rosanne Kleinerman.

NexGenLA members $375; General public $425 (per child)
SOLD OUT


5 days: Monday–Friday, July 18–22 | 10 am–3 pm
Kids Ages 6-8: Exploring Modern Art: Papier Mache, Portraits and Printmaking (In-person + Indoor)

Explore modern art in LACMA’s galleries. Make papier mache sculptures, paint portraits, and make prints. Taught by artist Katie Lipsitt.

NexGenLA members $375; General public $325 (per child)
SOLD OUT


5 days: Monday–Friday, July 25–29 | 10 am–3 pm
Kids Ages 6-8: Mythical Animals, Creatures and Objects from the Natural World (In-person + Indoor)

Dragons, garudas, mermaids, oh my! Find mythical animals, creatures, and objects in LACMA’s collection. Then learn bookmaking, drawn cutouts, dioramas, painting, and sculptural projects. Taught by artist Eszter Delgado.

NexGenLA members $375; General public $425 (per child)
SOLD OUT

5 days: Monday–Friday, July 25–29 | 10 am–3 pm
Kids Ages 6-8: Arte Ecológico (In-person + Outdoor, Bilingual)

In Spanish and English! ¡En español y inglés! Nature and Art heal, let’s connect these two worlds in one practice. Let’s breathe, enjoy and make a detailed observation of the immediate natural world surrounding us. Let’s study how other artists have dealt with the topic. And, let’s use the basic Elements of Art to create meaningful works that speak about our environment. Taught by artist Beatriz Jaramillo.

NexGenLA members $375; General public $425 (per child)


5 days: Monday–Friday, August 1–5 | 10 am–3 pm
Kids Ages 6-8: Stories from Clay (In-person + Outdoor)

Inspired by ancient to contemporary ceramics, learn different clay techniques- pinch pots, sculpture, and figures. Taught outside on LACMA’s campus by artist Eszter Delgado.

NexGenLA members $375; General public $425 (per child)
SOLD OUT


5 days: Monday–Friday, August 8–12 | 10 am–3 pm
Kids Ages 6-8: As the Crow Flies (In-person + Outdoor)

Create ecologically mindful landscapes! Step outside yourself and view the world from the perspective of our winged neighbors. Taught outside on LACMA’s campus by artist Julianna Ostrovsky. With artist Julianna Ostrovsky.

NexGenLA members $375; General public $425 (per child)
SOLD OUT


Children Ages 9 through 12 (Virtual)


5 days: Monday–Friday, July 11–15 | 10 am–3 pm
Kids Ages 9-12: Art in the Home (Virtual)

Imagine a home that has furniture and ceramics that you have designed.  LACMA’s vast and varied collection will inspire you. Create a painting for the wall.  Imagine looking out your window.  Make a book!  Taught by artist Peggy Hasegawa.

NexGenLA members $325; General public $375 (per child)

 

Children Ages 9 through 12 (In-person)


5 days: Monday–Friday, June 13–17 | 10 am–3 pm
Kids Ages 9-12: Art & Ecology (In-person + Indoor)

Nature and Art heal, let’s connect these two worlds in one practice. Let’s breathe, enjoy and make a detailed observation of the immediate natural world surrounding us. Let’s study how other artists have dealt with the topic. And, let’s use the basic Elements of Art to create meaningful works that speak about our environment. Taught by artist Beatriz Jaramillo.

NexGenLA members $375; General public $425 (per child)
SOLD OUT

 

5 days: Monday–Friday, June 20–24 | 10 am–3 pm
Kids Ages 9-12: Draw Like a Scientist (In-person + Outdoor)

Explore art from the perspective of the natural sciences. In this class, we’ll connect with nature on the LACMA campus, examine nature-themed work in the museum’s collection, and we’ll learn techniques used by science illustrators throughout the ages. Taught outside on LACMA’s campus by artist Stacey Vigallon.

NexGenLA members $375; General public $425 (per child)
SOLD OUT

5 days: Monday–Friday, June 27–July 1 | 10 am–3 pm
Kids Ages 9-12: Draw Like a Scientist (In-person + Outdoor)

Explore art from the perspective of the natural sciences. In this class, we’ll connect with nature on the LACMA campus, examine nature-themed work in the museum’s collection, and we’ll learn techniques used by science illustrators throughout the ages. Taught outside on LACMA’s campus by artist Stacey Vigallon.

NexGenLA members $375; General public $425 (per child)

5 days: Monday–Friday, July 18–22 | 10 am–3 pm
Kids Ages 9-12: Let’s Paint! (In-person + Outdoor)

Learn about portrait, still life, landscape, and abstract painting in this fun and lively art class outside on LACMA’s campus. Experiment with acrylic paint and drawing tools to create whatever you want! Taught by artist Rosanne Kleinerman.

NexGenLA members $375; General public $425 (per child)
SOLD OUT 


5 days: Monday–Friday, August 1–5 | 10 am–3 pm
Kids Ages 9-12: Artists and Engineers (In-person + Outdoor)

What happens when artists and engineers work together? In this class they go on fun scavenger hunts, design cool pop-up collages and build amazing sculptures out of paper and other basic materials. Surprise yourself by what we create together! Taught by artist Shannon Green.

NexGenLA members $375; General public $425 (per child)


5 days: Monday–Friday, August 8–12 | 10 am–3 pm
Kids Ages 9-12: Modern Masters! (In-person + Indoor)

Come be a Modern Master at LACMA!  View artwork from LACMA’s Modern Art Collection and spend the week drawing, painting, sculpting, and making assemblages! All levels are welcome in this fun and lively class! With artist Rosanne Kleinerman.

NexGenLA members $375; General public $425 (per child)

 

Teens Ages 13 through 17 (In-person)


5 days: Monday–Friday, June 20–24 | 10 am–3 pm
Teens Ages 13-17: Photography–Look Again (In-person + Outdoor)

Experiment with new ways of looking and making photos on LACMA’s campus. We will also be learning from the work of incredible artists found in LACMA’s collection such as Sally Mann, Edward Weston, Laura Aguilar, and Barbara Kasten. With artist Fernando Isai Garcia.

NexGenLA members $375; General public $425 (per child)


5 days: Monday–Friday, June 27–July 1 | 10 am–3 pm
Teens Ages 13-17: Photography–Look Again (In-person + Outdoor)

Experiment with new ways of looking and making photos on LACMA’s campus. We will also be learning from the work of incredible artists found in LACMA’s collection such as Sally Mann, Edward Weston, Laura Aguilar, and Barbara Kasten. With artist Fernando Isai Garcia.

NexGenLA members $375; General public $425 (per child)


5 days: Monday–Friday, July 11–15 | 10 am–3 pm
Teens Ages 13-17: In Plein Sight (In-person + Outdoor)

Have you ever happened upon painters outside in a park and wished you could join in? Now’s your chance! Learn how to sketch, draw and paint outside on LACMA’s campus. With artist Shannon Green.

NexGenLA members $375; General public $425 (per child)


5 days: Monday–Friday, July 18–22 | 10 am–3 pm
Teens Ages 13-17: Kinetic Creations (In-person + Outdoor)

Have you ever wondered about the connection between physics and artmaking? Design your own kinetic sculptures inspired by art and physics and dream about a future world. With artist Patricia Yossen.

NexGenLA members $375; General public $425 (per child)


5 days: Monday–Friday, August 1–5 | 10 am–3 pm
Teens Ages 13-17: Wings Over Los Angeles (In-person + Indoor)

Inspired by Los Angeles based artists in LACMA’s collection and by the architecture and nature around you, create landscapes and cityscapes, both realistic and imagined. Explore a variety of media including found object sculpture, collage, sketching, and painting. With artist Julianna Ostrovsky.

NexGenLA members $375; General public $425 (per child)