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Kate Clayton "Granny" Donaldson, Cow Blanket, 1936, crocheted and appliquéd cotton and vegetable-dyed wool, 31 7/8 × 35 1/2 inches. Gift of Peggy Dodge, 1976.62.71. © Estate of Kate Clayton Donaldson, image David Dietrich.

*Waiting List* Crazy Critters Collage: AM Session (Rising K–2nd Grade)

Thursday, June 20, 2024
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Morning (9am–noon) or Afternoon (1–4pm) half-day session: $150 per week; All Day (9am–4pm, both Morning and Afternoon sessions): $300 per week; Members receive a 10% discount.

Crazy Critters Collage: AM Session, 9am–noon

Monkeys, Tigers, and Bears. Oh, My. Students will learn about a variety of artists and animals creating various collage elements, drawing, and painting. From Rousseau’s tropical tigers to Matisse’s Goldfish, students will embark on a wild adventure into the world of animal collage.

Meet the Instructor: Chad Caldwell 

Born and raised in the beautiful Appalachian Mountains, Chad has been teaching art since 2012. He graduated from Western Carolina University with a BS. of Ed. in Art, a BS. of Ed in Elementary Education, and a BFA in Photography. He loves teaching art and believes that art is an essential part of every child’s overall education. Chad believes that the arts are interconnected to math, science, language arts, social studies, and basically all areas of study, thus he practices an integrative approach to teaching. 


Summer Art Camp 2024

Join us at the Museum for Summer Art Camp! Offered to rising K–12th grade students. All classes are age appropriate. Enrollment is limited, and registration is required. Registration includes Museum admission for campers and all materials necessary for each class. Classes are offered weekly June 17–August 12, 2024. Morning (9am–noon) and Afternoon (1–4pm) sessions are offered each week of camp. Students may sign up for both morning and afternoon and stay for both sessions. If your desired session is sold out, please join our waiting list.


Week 1: June 17–21 (Rising K–2nd grade) Week 2: June 24–28 (Rising 3rd–5th grade) Week 3: July 8–12 (Rising 9th–12th grade) Week 4: July 15–19 (Rising K–2nd grade) Week 5: July 22–26 (Rising 6th–8th grade) Week 6: August 5–9 (Rising K–2nd grade) Week 7: August 12–16 (Rising 3rd–5th grade)


Morning (9am–noon) or Afternoon (1–4pm) half-day session: $150 per week; All Day (9am–4pm, both Morning and Afternoon sessions): $300 per week; Members receive a 10% discount.

Financial Aid:

**2024 Financial Aid applications for Summer Art Camp are closed** The Museum is committed to making our programs accessible to everyone, regardless of economic means. With support from the Walnut Cove Members Association, we are able to provide a limited amount of financial aid to help students who could not otherwise afford to enroll in our programs.

Please Note: 

  • Enrollment is not confirmed until class registration and payment are received. Places are reserved on a first-paid, first-admitted policy. 
  • The Asheville Art Museum reserves the right to cancel any class due to insufficient registration. In such cases, all registrants will be contacted and promptly issued a full refund. 
  • A confirmation email will be sent to you within two weeks of receipt of your registration form and payment. 
  • Refund Policy: It is the Museum's policy to refund class registration fees up until two weeks prior to a child's entry into the class, minus a $15 processing fee. The processing fee deduction increases to $30 for cancellations made within two weeks of the start date. No refunds are made after sessions begin. Email learn@ashevilleart.org or call 828.253.3227 x124 if you require a refund. 

To be added to our Family Programs mailing list, click here. Questions? Email learn@ashevilleart.org or call 828.253.3227 x124.
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