2016 Summer Camps, Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History with Carnegie Mellon School of Architecture

Highlighted Camps

High School Workshops: High School Workshop: Sketchbook

July 11–15, 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Learn to draw in any location. Develop your observational drawing skills and practice using a variety of drawing tools. Spend a week drawing on location in the museum’s galleries of art and architecture and outdoors in Oakland. Sketch an architec-tural rendering inspired by the Building Optimism: Public Space in South America exhibition. Build up your artist sketchbook with a variety of quick studies and more finished compositions including landscapes and people. All materials are provided including sketchbook.

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Ages 6–7: Globetrotter

July 11–15, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

Walk in the footsteps of people from diverse cultures from across the world and through time. Follow the trail of early humans across thousands of miles and decide how you would adapt to a changing world. Dig deeper on an archaeology adventure as you analyze petroglyphs—ancient rock art—to understand the relationships between people and animals in changing environments. Inscribe your own petroglyphs as early humans did to tell the story of what you have discovered.

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Gallery Play Dates: Water Lilies

July 12, 10:15–11:30 a.m.

"Dive into” one of the museum’s most popular paintings. Make a floating artwork of your own.

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