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Hale Aspacio Woodruff, Dragon, circa 1957, oil on canvas, 40 × 50 inches. Gift from Kevin Click & April Liou on October 10, 2020, 2020.37.01. © Estate of Hale Woodruff / Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, image courtesy Hemphill Fine Arts, Washington, DC.

*Waiting List* Eyes of the Dragon: AM Session (Rising 3rd–5th Grade)

Wednesday, June 26, 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.

Eyes of the Dragon: AM Session, 9am–noon

Students will learn to draw dragon eyes on a large scale. They will learn several art elements including drawing lines, colors and textures. They will create art in their own unique style using colored pencils, charcoal, or pastels.

Meet the Instructor: Jenny Pickens

Jenny Pickens is a self-taught artist from Asheville. At a very young age she had a love for drawing and crafting with her hands. Pickens’s work extends across several mediums, including pencil, pen and ink, pastels, oils. fiber arts. pottery, and jewelry, but her medium of choice is acrylics. You can find her paintings at Noir Collective AVL located downtown in the Historical Black Business District known as the Block. Her handcrafted dolls can be found at The Big Crafty events. Her work has been featured in local galleries, several newspapers, and magazines such as Readers Digest, Asheville Made, and The Laurel of Asheville. Pickens says her paintings and crafts are related to her cultural background. and that is something she never wants to lose.

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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. 

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