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Explore, create and have fun during Summer Camp at the Cincinnati Art Museum

1/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

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CINCINNATI— The Cincinnati Art Museum is the place for fun and creativity in the summer! Registration for Summer Camp 2019 begins February 1 at 11 a.m., offering eight unique weeks of art projects, activities and gallery games led by skilled educators and staff.

Designed for children ages 6–12, Cincinnati Art Museum Summer Camp explores a different theme each week, from Paint Party to Outdoor Explorers to Maker Challenge and beyond.

Summer Camp hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.–4 p.m. The weekly camp cost is $195 per child for members, $245 per child for non-members. Convenient before and after care is available for $35 per child per week.

Sign up for your child online or call (513) 721-ARTS. Email questions to [email protected].

Each week has a different theme, creating different art-filled experiences for day-campers throughout the summer. They include:


Fantasy World

June 10–June 14

Enter a world of pure imagination where dreams become reality. Explore a world on wonder and magic in the galleries and create your very own fantastical art.


June 17–June 21

Every world of art tells a story in this week for book-lovers. What story will yours tell? Listen to the amazing stories of paintings and get messy as we make masterpieces of our own.

Paint Party

June 24–June 28

Pop open a tube of paint and join the party! From the Renaissance to Rothko, we’re going to celebrate all types of paintings and get messy as we make masterpieces of our own.

On the Runway

July 8–July 12

Get a behind-the-scenes look at fashion in the museum’s collection, and see how fashion has changed throughout the ages. Create costumes, kimonos and no-sew fashions during this popular week of summer camp.

Outdoor Explorers

July 15–July 19

Experience the beauty of nature during this tech-free week. Enjoy outdoor art-making in Eden Park, explore landscapes in the galleries, and even take a field trip to the SPCA Simmonds Farm in Miami Town.

Make It Move

July 22–July 26

Who says art needs to stay still? Discover amazing kinetic art like works featured in special exhibition No Spectators: The Art of Burning and get your body moving too!

Maker Challenge

July 29–August 2

Go on a crafting adventure this week as we create fun and funky DIY projects. Test your skills with creative challenges and use unconventional materials in fun, new ways.

Play with Clay

August 5–August 9

Sculpt, squish and pinch your way through this week of clay-filled fun. Learn a wide variety of techniques from traditional pottery to contemporary sculpture.



About the Cincinnati Art Museum

The Cincinnati Art Museum is supported by the generosity of individuals and businesses that give annually to Artswave. The Ohio Arts Council helps fund the Cincinnati Art Museum with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans. The Cincinnati Art Museum gratefully acknowledges operating support from the City of Cincinnati, as well as our members.

Free general admission to the Cincinnati Art Museum is made possible by a gift from the Rosenthal Family Foundation. Special exhibition pricing may vary. Parking at the Cincinnati Art Museum is free. The museum is open Tuesday – Sunday, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. and Thursday, 11 a.m.–8 p.m.


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