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Kelly Emmert

Holiday Art Camps are Coming!

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Holiday Art Camps!

 

Holiday Art Camps are so much fun and the kids are so proud of the gifts they make!  Our camps are a great way for your children to spend their school holidays.  Holiday Art Camps are taught by a certified art teacher and include artist appreciation, fine art techniques, and exciting kid-approved projects.  Drop off your young artists and knock our your holiday shopping, while they spend the day learning, creating, and having fun!

Gifts Galore Art Camp!

Monday – Friday, December 19 – 23

 

Winter Wonderland Art Camp!

Tuesday – Friday, December 27 – 30

 

Thanksgiving Travel Art Camp!

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Join us all week as we travel the globe to learn about some exotic and amazing places to visit. Each day we’ll explore a new part of the world, learn about the art and artists from that place and of course, create our own inspired art!

Monday, Nov 21:  Travel to Egypt!  Learn about the ancient art and customs.  Paint a ceramic cat, inspired by the Egyptian Cat Goddess, Bastet.  Create an Egyptian armlet to wear and make a paper pyramid, too!

ca6b157440394c6fe09f861ea3a645ccTuesday, Nov 22:  We’ll adventure to the Netherlands to learn about the dutch artists.  Create a glass fusion nightlight in the style of Piet Mondrian.  Paint a beautiful landscape of tulip fields with a windmill.

Wednesday, Nov 23:  Travel to Canada.  We’ll learn about artist Ted Harrison, who lived and worked in the Yukon.  We’ll paint a beautiful canvas in his style.  Also, learn about native art from Canada, create a totem and more!

e81494ee41f073a7c6dbca4c8662c071Friday, Nov. 25:  Take a trip to Costa Rica.  We’ll be inspired by the beautiful colors and nature of Costa Rica!  Paint a three-dimensional sun plaque.  Create a blue morpho butterfly and paint an ox cart, too!

Ages: 6-14.

Cost:  $189 for all 4 days or $49 per day.

Aftercare will be available until 5pm for $6/hour.

Give us a call at (512) 852-9900 to register, or register online HERE if registering for the full 4 days.  If registering for single days, please call 🙂

Discover our upcoming Fall Day Camps and Holiday Art Camps, too!

Summer boredom cured!

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Summer Boredom cured here!

It is that time of the Summer… the newness has worn off, the long, dog-days of summer are here.  Is your child chanting, “I’m bored!”  We have the cure!

Art Camp

There are still limited art camp spots in almost every week of the summer here at The Art Garage.  We have themes to entice all ages and interests.  Click here to learn more!

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The studio is open for walk-in art projects every day, too!  Our studio is Creative–full of hundreds of ideas for projects, Cozy–with friendly staff and snacks and be
verages, and Cool–in every sense of the word.  So, come on in create and be happy!  No need for an appointment, just drop by.  Or drop your kiddo off for creative fun at one of our camps.  Just give us a call to register.  512-852-9900

Austin’s ONLY traveling art camp!

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This is Big Folks!  We are so excited to present something we have been planning for a long time. Introducing Van-A-Gogh-GoTravel-Art-Camp-Austin, Austin’s Traveling Art Camp!

Explore the BEST of Austin and the Hill Country’s Art Scene.  We’ll visit The Blanton, take a metal-smithing class at Creative Side Jewelry Academy, see interesting public art works, watch a glass-blowing demonstration and so much more.  We’ll stretch our imaginations while viewing interesting public artworks, art galleries and creating our own art.Traveling Art Camp Austin

We’ll head out into the world for the early part of the day and be back to The Art Garage to create in the studio during the afternoons.  Campers can expect to create their own hand-forged metal rings, glass slumped dish, mosaic artwork, large scale public mural and more. This camp will also include art history, art techniques, and the opportunity to reflect on our own work and the artwork of others.

Van-A-Gogh-go! Session 1: June 13 – 17

Van-A-Gogh-go! Session 2: July 11 – 15 

Arrive at: The Art Garage each day at 9 am, sharp.

Pick up: at 5pm.  Additional care is available until 6pm.

Ages: 11-15, This camp is open to all rising 6th to 10th graders who enjoy making and experiencing art.  Space is limited to just 12 campers per week.  Ratio: at least 6:1

Cost: $425, includes all entrances fees, classes, materials, travel, t-shirt

Lunch is not provided. Most days a sack lunch will be needed.  Daily itinerary online here.

 

Now Registering for Summer Art Camp!

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Summer Art CampNow Registering for Summer Art Camp

Summer art camp is hands-down the most creative and fulfilling 11 weeks of our whole year.  Our staff grows during these months to include three more certified and degreed art teachers, our classrooms are filled with a wonderfully diverse group of students excited to learn and create, and our focus is on pouring our love for art and our passion for teaching into the lives of the kiddos we get to spend the summer with.

Learn More about JUNE ART CAMPS, JULY ART CAMPS and AUGUST ART CAMPS.

Register HERE!

Call the studio with questions or to register by phone.  We love to help find the perfect art camp for your kids! 512-852-9900.

Now Registering for Winter Art Classes

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Art classes start the week of January 25.  Register today!

Register in person, by phone, or online today!

Homeschool classes and after school classes are held weekly and meet at our studio for 6 consecutive weeks, beginning the week of January 25 through the week of February 29.  All classes are taught by a certified art teacher and will include exploring and studying art processes, techniques, & art history.

Give us a call at (512) 852-9900 to find the perfect class for your kiddos!