The Cincinnati Art Museum is the place for fun and creativity in the summer. Jump into art with eight weeks of exciting art projects, gallery games, and more! Explore a different theme each week with activities taught by skilled educators and museum staff. Designed for children ages 6-12. Convenient before and after care available.


All 2018 Summer Camp sessions are now sold out.  Please check back this fall for 2019 Summer Camp topics and registration information.


June 11–June 15 

Nature Makers  **SOLD OUT**

Explore nature, both inside the museum and outside in beautiful Eden Park. Work with natural materials and create artwork based on the flora and fauna around us.


June 18–June 22

Planet Paint **SOLD OUT**

Discover a world of paint and create art inspired by many different artists. Using a variety of paints and techniques, we’ll do everything from working on landscapes outdoors to making abstract paintings.


June 25–June 29

Comics & Characters **SOLD OUT**

Create heroes, villains and their stories in this action-packed week full of comic fun. See how famous artists have used pictures to tell stories and create your very own comic.


July 9–July 13

Archaeology Adventure **SOLD OUT**

Travel through time and space to visit ancient cultures. Our junior archaeologists will “dig up” artifacts from ancient Egypt, Rome, and the Near East, and make art inspired by what they find.


July 16–July 20

Movie Madness **SOLD OUT**

Join us for a blockbuster experience that connects the museum to the worlds of Star Wars, Harry Potter, Disney and more. Make art full of drama, mystery and action, and even become a star when we make our own short film. (All films rated PG or G.)


July 23–July 27

Clay Creations **SOLD OUT**

Sculpt, squish and pinch clay into cool 3-D art. See how artists are using this classic material today and learn about traditional pottery tools such as the potter’s wheel.


July 30–August 3

Fashion Week **SOLD OUT**

Strut your stuff on the runway in this fashionthemed week that is ready to wear! Learn how to make clothes and accessories through no-sew projects, fabric-dying and more.


August 6–August 10

Spooky & Strange **SOLD OUT**

Get ready for a wonderfully weird week as we look at all things spooky and strange. Take a ghost tour and meet the mummies and monsters of the museum before making your own wacky work.



Weekly Camp Cost
Family Level Members: $175 per child
General public: $225 per child
Before and After Care: $35 per child

Camp Hours
Camp: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Before Care: 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. 
After Care: 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 


Call (513) 721-ARTS to register.

For questions about Summer Camp, please email [email protected]

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