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Summer Camps at Michener Art Museum Engage Students in a Variety of Creative Activities

February 8, 2018

Award-winning instructors lead full and-half day programs for students age five through grade 12

DOYLESTOWN, PA – The James A. Michener Art Museum’s longstanding and popular summer camp program is now accepting registrations for full and half-day sessions for students ages five and up. Incorporating art instruction and appreciation as well as lively social interaction and outdoor activities, the Michener Art Museum summer camp programs draw hundreds of students each year from Bucks County and beyond. Scholarships are available to families in need.

Weekly sessions begin on June 18 and continue through August 17. Morning and afternoon sessions include instruction in a variety of media, including painting, drawing, stained glass, and sculpture as well as classes in fabric design and sewing, wire design, video making, anime, comic book creation, and more. Student artwork will be exhibited in the Education Gallery throughout the summer. Through exposure to a variety of art forms and art materials, students are encouraged to develop new skills and build confidence in creative expression. Counselor-in-training programs are offered for students in grades nine through 12. Lunchtime options are also available to create a full-day experience.

For more information about the Michener Art Museum summer camps or to register for sessions, visit MichenerArtMuseum.org or contact Ruth Anderson at 215.340.9800 x126 or randerson@michenerartmuseum.org.

About the James A. Michener Art Museum

The James A. Michener Art Museum collects, preserves, interprets and exhibits American art, and promotes the work of nationally and internationally known Delaware Valley artists of all eras and creative disciplines. The museum presents exhibitions that explore a variety of artistic expressions and offers diverse educational programs that develop a lifelong involvement in the arts. Throughout the year, the Michener Art Museum hosts a wide range of programs open to the public, including lectures, artists conversations, gallery talks, artist studio tours, dance performances, jazz and other musical performances, family-themed activities, and other events. The museum also offers a diverse selection of art classes for children and adults, which include instruction in drawing, painting, sculpting, and printmaking as well as programs for the public, schools, and teachers designed to support arts and STEAM education. The James A. Michener Art Museum is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.

The Michener Art Museum is located at 138 South Pine St., Doylestown, PA. The Museum is open Tuesday through Friday, 10:00 am – 4:30 pm; Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm and Sunday noon – 5:00 pm. For more information, visit MichenerArtMuseum.org or call 215.340.9800.

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215.340.9800 ext. 133

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