EVENTS

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Jul 12
CLASSES
Trash to Treasure

AGES 6 - 8

Be an earth-conscious artist while exploring a variety of new techniques! In a world where so much ends up in the garbage, artists become the outlet for giving new life to materials. In this camp, take items that most people would toss and rethink the possibilities.

July 12 - July 16, 2021
9:00 AM-11:45 AM

VIRGINIA MOCA STUDIO SCHOOL

Jul 12
CLASSES
Mini Mural Making

AGES 9 - 12

Investigate local street art, collaborate with classmates on a digital mural, and use a blend of physical and digital art mediums to create a 30x30 inch mural in your own space.

July 12, 2021 - July 16, 2021
12:15 PM-3:00 PM

ZOOM

Jul 12
CLASSES
Sculpture Safari

AGES 6 - 8

Let’s go on safari! Journey into the wild and learn about your favorite animals and their unique homes. Study and create realistic ecosystems with modeling clay, plaster, and other materials by sculpting the characteristics of an animal’s habitat.

July 12 - July 16, 2021
12:15 PM-3:00 PM

VIRGINIA MOCA STUDIO SCHOOL

Jul 26
CLASSES
Earth, Wire and Fiber

AGES 9 - 12

Explore the world of fiber and wire, two seemingly simple materials that can be manipulated to form complex, conceptual, and beautiful works of art. Weave and bend materials to create a hanging self-portrait from wire and fabric, get inspired by nature to create a soft-sculpture plant, and learn to design and balance a mobile like a pro!

July 26 - July 30, 2021
9:00 AM-11:45 AM

VIRGINIA MOCA STUDIO SCHOOL

Jul 26
CLASSES
Full STEAM Ahead

AGES 9 - 12

Dive into the worlds of art and engineering! Through exciting, hands-on, experimental projects, students will engage with math and science as they test balance, stability, buoyancy, and other concepts necessary to create long-lasting art forms.

July 26, 2021 - July 30, 2021
12:15 PM-3:00 PM

VIRGINIA MOCA STUDIO SCHOOL

Jul 26
CLASSES
Still Life Past & Present

AGES 13 - 17

What is the deal with artists painting inanimate objects? Still life art goes back to the Ancient Egyptians and is still widely practiced today. Learn to create a still life using personification, 3D sculpting, realism, and free virtual software!

July 26, 2021 - July 30, 2021
12:30 PM-2:30 PM

ZOOM

Aug 09
CLASSES
Painting the Pros

AGES 13 - 17

Jump into the minds of prominent artists and find out why their style and unique perspective made them stand out. Discover what it was like to be an artist at various points in art history and create works of art using historically famous styles as inspiration.

August 9, 2021 - August 13, 2021
9:00 AM-11:45 AM

VIRGINIA MOCA STUDIO SCHOOL

Aug 09
CLASSES
Sculpture: Wire Forms

AGES 13 - 17

Wire is a bridge between 2D and 3D art that is so diverse it can be used in realism, surrealism, conceptual art, and much more. This camp will not only cross that bridge but will also take the classic art of wire sculpture and step it up to a new level of creative expression.

August 9, 2021 - August 13, 2021
12:15 PM-3:00 PM

VIRGINIA MOCA STUDIO SCHOOL

Aug 09
CLASSES
Fun Fibers

AGES 6 - 8

Plushies, prints, and weavings, oh my! Jump into the world of fiber arts and discover the many ways that artists and individuals might use soft sculpture, textile design, or weaving to express themselves.

August 9 - August 13, 2021
12:30 PM-2:30 PM

ZOOM

Aug 23
CLASSES
Textile Tales

Stitch it up and find your place in the world of textiles! Learn how to hand-stitch and weave fabric, then use those new skills to create artworks that tell a personal story. No sharp tools or sewing experience required.

August 23 - August 27, 2021
9:00 AM-11:45 AM

VIRGINIA MOCA STUDIO SCHOOL

Aug 23
CLASSES
DIY Design!

AGES 6-8

Art can be found all around us, even in everyday objects. Discover the FUNdamentals of design by engaging with the worlds of fashion, product design, and interior decorating! Make your ideas a reality by learning to make miniature versions of fantasy design concepts. Whether it is a bed shaped like a banana or clothing inspired by cakes, if you can dream it, you can design it!

August 23 - August 27, 2021
12:15 PM-3:00 PM

VIRGINIA MOCA STUDIO SCHOOL

Sep 18
CLASSES
Master Class with Barbara Campbell Thomas

Join Amplify exhibiting artist Barbara Campbell Thomas for a master class inspired by her artistic viewpoint. Barbara Campbell Thomas’s works combine painting and quilting, overlaying their material vocabularies to create complex formal dialogues.

Saturday, September 18, 2021
10:00 AM

VIRGINIA MOCA STUDIO SCHOOL

Oct 09
CLASSES
Master Class with Erin Fostel

Join Amplify exhibiting artist Erin Fostel for a master class inspired by her artistic viewpoint. Erin Fostel creates meticulous drawings that invite people to consider their connection to the physical spaces they inhabit.

Saturday, October 9, 2021
10:00 AM

VIRGINIA MOCA STUDIO SCHOOL