Summer Camps 2020

Designed for grades 1–5, Summer Camps are led by artists instructors and allow young artists to explore art activities, a variety of media, and take trips to the Museum to view summer exhibitions. View the schedule, program packet, and registration information below, and complete the registration form.


July 13–17, 2020

Drip, Dab, Doodle: An Art Exploration (Grades 1–2)

Explore the elements of art through a variety of multimedia projects inspired by works on view at the Museum. From the Modern and Contemporary galleries to outdoor sculpture, learn about master artists and play art games.

Line, Shapes, and Design: Art Fundamental Fun (Grades 3–5) 

Get your creativity flowing while exploring the elements of art through painting, printmaking, sculpting, and more! Learn through visits to the Modern and Contemporary galleries and special exhibitions.

July 20–24, 2020

Dress to Express: Exploring Wearable Art (Grades 1–2)

Create wearable works of art inspired by unique costumes,  jewelry, and masks on view in the Museum. Visit the permanent collection galleries and the special exhibition In the Age of Rembrandt: Dutch Paintings from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston to get inspired.

Build It, Shape It, Sculpt It: Exploring 3-D Art (Grades 3–5) 

 Create sculptural works of art with materials such as clay, wood, wire, and recyclable materials while exploring volume and scale in works on view at the Museum, including the May S. Marcy Sculpture Garden and the Art of the Open Air installation.


2020 Registration:

Registration Begins on March 1, 2020

Register between March 1–31 for a 10% Early Bird discount!

Member | $275
Nonmember | $315

You may register:

  • Online
  • By phone (619.696.1935)
  • At the Museum admissions desk during open hours
  • Submitting a registration form along with payment in the following ways. This form is also available here in Spanish.
    • Fax to 619.232.4504, Attention: 2020 Summer Youth Programs
    • Mail to The San Diego Museum of Art, 2020 Summer Youth Programs, P.O. Box 122107, San Diego, CA 92112-2107

To receive all discounts, registration must be processed through the mail or over the phone. Please print and mail in the registration form or call 619.696.1935 to confirm registration.


Scholarships

The San Diego Museum of Art is happy to announce that a limited number of full and partial scholarships are available for the Summer Youth Art Programs. Scholarship applications are available in both English and Spanish.

Summer Youth Art Programs 2020 Scholarship Application
Summer Youth Art Programs 2020 Scholarship Application (Spanish
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*To be fair to all scholarship applicants, only two scholarships may be award per family.


After Registration:

Please read the following documents regarding Teen Summer Studio and Summer Camp policies and procedures, and return all forms completed to the Museum prior to the first day of the program.


Cancellation Policy

You must cancel at least two weeks prior to the first day of your child’s camp/studio to receive a 100% refund. Cancellations less than two weeks prior to the first day of your child’s camp/studio will be refunded at 50% of the fee paid. After the first day of your child’s camp/studio, no refunds will be issued for any reason.

Featured Image: Squirrel and Plum blossom Branch, 16th-17th century. Ink on paper, hanging scroll. Bequest of Elsie S. Kimberly. 1966.91