Children's Camp: Miniatures to Comics (India)
7/20/2015 9:00 AM
Camp Carlos 2015
The Michael C. Carlos Museum celebrates twenty-two years of providing exceptional summer programs in which children and teenagers explore the human impulse to create works of art. Camp Carlos offers participants imaginative and innovative opportunities to explore the ways in which people throughout time and across cultures have created works of art.
All sessions of camp include studio activities with some of Atlanta's best practicing visual artists, and visits to the Carlos Museum galleries, where campers learn from artists of the ancient world.
Times: Camp hours are Monday through Friday, 9 am to 3 pm.
Aftercare is available from 3 to 5 pm.
Cost: Camp sessions are $185 per week for Carlos Museum members; $225 per week for non-members.
Camp Carlos offers a 10% discount to families registering siblings.
Aftercare is available Monday through Friday from 3 to 5 pm for an additional $60 per week.
The teen camp session is two weeks and is from 10 am to 4 pm, with no aftercare. The cost for the two week session is $370 per week for Carlos Museum members; $450 for non-members and includes all materials and transportation.
Contact: For more information please call 404.727.0519. To register your child, please fill out the Camp Carlos 2015 Registration Form and email to Alyson Vuley at email@example.com.
Miniatures to Comics: Stories from India
Other camps on other topics and other dates are also available.
Monday-Friday, July 20-24 for children ages 7-9.
Monday-Friday, July 27-31 for children ages 10-12.
Visual storytelling, in many formats, has been an important way to share the epic stories of India for hundreds of years. Children will look at the 18th century Indian miniature paintings in the Carlos collection, a “kavad” or storytelling box from northwest India, and Indian comic books from Amar Chitra Katha, Campfire Graphic Novels, and Liquid Comics, before writing and illustrating their own comic book adventure.
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