children's camps

summer at the YAM

The YAM offers classes and camps throughout the summer. This is your chance to make art, learn more about art techniques, and discover new art and artists.

 

For more information contact:
YAM Museum Art Educator
406.256.6804 x238
outreach@artmuseum.org

summer art studio classes 2021

Register for our Thursday classes where you can tour, explore, and learn to create art. Every week focuses on a different exhibition and technique. Check to see if we will be on Zoom or at the YAM.

When: Thursdays: June 17 & 24, July 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29

Ages: 5 – 12

Morning Session: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Afternoon Session: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Cost:
Virtual Zoom Classes: $8 for members & not-yet members
Classes at the YAM: Members: $10 | YAM Member Additional Child: $8 | Not-Yet Members: $20

Register by calling the Museum Art Educator at 406-256-6804 x238 or email outreach@artmuseum.org

 

June 17 | Figure It Out on Zoom
Dress a model. Draw a model. Explore drawing using lights and darks. Based on the exhibit John Giarrizzo: Work from Life Yesterday & Today.
Take home art supply packet included in registration.

June 24 | Sen-STAIN-tional on Zoom
Combine inks with supplies from your own kitchen to create art about what you eat and why. Inspired by the work of Luzene Hill.
Take home art supply packet included in registration.

 

The following classes will take place either online or at the museum if CDC guidelines allow us to safely gather. Please check Facebook or call for updates.

 

July 1 | Painting on the Edge
Paint big. Focus on the horizon. Based on art from the YAM’s permanent collection.

July 8 | Hanging Out
Create a 3D work of art that you can hang on the wall. Based on the North x Northwest: Out of Isolation exhibition.

July 15 | Crazy Big Collage
Make a life-sized invisible you using huge paper, vinyl stickers, and more. Inspired by I Refuse to be Invisible, a crazy big collage by Njideka Akunyili Crosby.

July 22 | Think. Blink. Paint.
First, paint blindfolded to discover a new style. Next, add details to create something unexpected. Based on art in the I Refuse to be Invisible exhibition.

July 29 | Clay Lines
Create with clay and then paint with clay. Inspired by the ceramics of Rudy Autio.

 

For more information contact:
YAM Museum Art Educator
406.256.6804 x238
outreach@artmuseum.org

summer art academy camp 2021

Young artists learn from professional artists in small groups on the campus of Rocky Mountain College and online. Registration will open on April 1.

Ages: 7 – 14
When: June 7 – 11, 2021
Cost:
YAM Members $300 | YAM Member Additional Child: $275 | Not-Yet Members $325

Sorry, no online registration this year. Download our brochure and registration form. Pay by credit card by calling the YAM or stopping by our front desk. Registration is not complete until payment is received.

For more information contact:
YAM Museum Art Educator
406.256.6804 x238
outreach@artmuseum.org

yam camp 2021

Young artists spend a week at the YAM creating art, exploring the galleries, and making friends. Our 2021 theme is “Anything Can and Will Happen.” This summer will feature surprise guest artists, art supplies that you never imagined, enormous works of art, and more. Currently planned to take place at the YAM.

When: August 2 – 6 2021
Mornings: Ages 6 – 8 (9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
Afternoons: Ages 9 – 12 (1:00 – 3:30 p.m.)
Cost:
Members: $95 | YAM Member Additional Child: $75 | Not-Yet Members: $125

Sorry, no online registration this year. Download our brochure and registration form. Pay by credit card by calling the YAM or stopping by our front desk. Registration is not complete until payment is received.

For more information contact:
YAM Museum Art Educator
406.256.6804 x238
outreach@artmuseum.org