Friday, March 6, 2015

Art Camp

We have received a number of individual sponsorships for children to attend this and other Coos Art Museum Art Camps for FREE.  If you know of any children who would enjoy participating in our Art Camps, please share this information with their parents, grandparents, and/or guardians.  We also have Youth Art Education Scholarships to offset class/workshop costs that require children to meet certain eligibility requirements.

If you are interested in helping sponsor a child or children to participate in one or all of the Art Camp classes, the sponsorship levels are as follows:
·       $15 Annual Student Membership
·       $20 One Class for CAM Student Member
·       $25 One Class for Non-Member Child
·       $90 All Five Classes for CAM Student Member
·       $110 All Five Classes for Non-Member Child
·       $1500 Entire Spring Break Art Camp 2015
Sponsors can remain anonymous or be acknowledged publicly.  Donations to our Youth Art Education Scholarship Fund are also accepted.  Please contact Coos Art Museum at (541) 267-3901 or email me at for additional information.  Thank you.  ~ Stephanie Donaldson, Director of Art Education


For Immediate Release                                                       Contact: Stephanie Donaldson
March 6, 2015                                                                       Director of Art Education
                                                                                                Coos Art Museum
                                                                                                (541) 267-3901 ext. 105

Title:                            Spring Break Art Camp
What:                          children’s art classes
Dates:                         Monday through Friday, March 23 - 27, 2015
Time:                          10:00 a.m. to noon
Age Range:               6 years to 12 years
Skill Level:                 all skill levels welcome
Media:                        a broad variety
Where:                       Coos Art Museum, 235 Anderson, Coos Bay, OR 97420
Workshop Fee:         $20 per class CAM member / $25 per class non-member / FREE as long as SPONSORED spaces are available
                                    or sign up for all 5 classes for $90 for CAM member/$110 for non-member
Registration Ends:   March 15, 2015
For more info:           call (541) 267-3901 or email

Join Coos Art Museum for an extraordinary lineup of children’s art classes teeming with creativity and loads of Spring Break fun. Classes take place 10:00 a.m. to noon each day, March 23 through March 27, 2015. A special guest instructor will present each day’s topic: Mural Monday, Tangle Tuesday, Watercolor Wednesday, Art Theory Thursday, and Felting Friday. Sign up for one or more, or sign up for all of them.
Monday, March 23, 2015 from 10 a.m. - noon
Spring Break Art Camp opens up on March 23, 2015 with Mural Monday taught by Geraldine Sundstrom. With Geraldine's instruction students will create large mixed media murals that will be displayed in the Art Education Gallery at Coos Art Museum.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 from 10 a.m. - noon
Zentangle® is an easy to learn method of creating beautiful images from repetitive patterns. Many fun "tangles" (patterns) will be taught as students are guided by Certified Zentangle Teacher Rosie Hill in creating amazing works of Zentangle art in our Tangle Tuesday class.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 from 10 a.m. - noon
Watercolor Wednesday is chock-full of painting essentials. Guest instructor Liv Drahos will work with students on fun projects that teach the basics of color theory, watercolor application and proper mixing techniques.

Thursday, March 26, 2015 from 10 a.m. - noon
Students will participate in the time-honored academic tradition of sketching existing works of art to learn about composition, perspective, mediums, and much more! With the guidance and instruction provided by Coos Art Museum's Docent Graham Wickham, participants will use artworks displayed during the Permanent Collection & Sculptural Works Exhibition to learn about basic art elements. Each student will receive an art journal to sketch in, add notes about what they have learned, and take home at the end of class.

Friday, March 27, 2015 from 10 a.m. - noon
CAM'S Studio to School Coordinator Kathleen Sizemore will be our guest art instructor for Felting Friday. Join her in making a felted bowl using a resist and wet felted technique.

The cost for each class is $20 for CAM members and $25 for non-members. Or sign up for all five classes for the discounted price of $90 CAM members and $110 for non-members. Child must have a current CAM Student Membership or be a part of a Family Membership (or higher) in order to qualify for the reduced class fee. Annual CAM Student Memberships are $15.  For those that get in touch with us early, participation is FREE as long as sponsored spaces are still available.

A limited number of scholarships are available for eligible children. For scholarship information contact the Art Education Department at (541) 267-3901.

Children ages 6 years to 12 years of age. All skill levels welcome. Each class will be limited to a maximum of 12 participants. Online registration is available at  Registration ends March 15, 2015. 


Thank you for sharing.

Stephanie Donaldson
Director of Art Education
p. (541) 267-3901 ext. 105

Coos Art Museum
235 Anderson
Coos Bay, OR 97420
p. (541) 267-3901
f. (541) 267-4877
Hours of Operation:
Tues. – Fri. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sat. 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

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