Programs for the Young Artist this summer
Programs for the Young Artist
Yakima Valley’s beautiful summer is a work of art itself, and it might inspire kids to get their hands working creatively. Here are some programs for kids who want to get artistic.
Maxin Art Studio is offering a drop-in drawing class each Friday from 4-6 p.m. The studio is located at 106 S. Third St. in Yakima. You can call 509-494-3850 for details, or visit maxinartstudio.com. Ongoing.
Red Art Studios, located at 2522 W. Nob Hill Blvd. in Yakima, has a lineup of summer art and science day camps beginning in July. Each camp costs $65 per participant, and pre-registration is required. Call 509-469-2766 to register. All camps run 9-11:30 a.m. Tuesday through Friday. Here’s the schedule:
July 17-20: “Explore Ancient Egypt” Art, culture, math and language.
July 24-27: “Weather Central” Weather in art, weather machines and observing.
July 31-Aug. 3: “Masks of the Americas” Mask construction, history, culture and expression.
Aug. 7-10: Rocket camp. (First session)
Aug. 14-17: Rocket camp. (Second session)
Allied Arts of Yakima Valley will resume its popular summer ArtsVan program, which brings art to various parks in the area (check out our website, playdateyakima.com, for a full schedule!). Allied Arts also has a number of art camps at its facility at 5000 W. Lincoln Ave. in Yakima. Call the office at 509-966-0930 or visit alliedartsyakima.org for more info and updates.
Each art camp costs $80 for a full week or $140 for two theatre or art camps. Each camp is designed for ages 7-12 and runs from 2-4 p.m. on the dates listed below.
Jun. 25-29: Explore the movie “The Artist.”
July 9-13: Explore myths and storytelling in an art classroom setting.
July 16-20: Explore the art of murals.
Aug. 20-24: Explore the world of puppet creation.
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