Get ready for an exciting summer of art making!

Designed for elementary, middle, and high school students, Summer Youth Art Programs give students the opportunity to learn from artist-educators while enjoying the Museum and the bounty of Balboa Park. Summer Camps and Teen Studios include art instruction, studio activities, lunch and snack breaks, and visits to the Museum to see current exhibitions.

Summer Camps

July 22–26, 2019
July 29–August 2, 2019
Grades 1–5
9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Teen Summer Studios

August 5–9, 2019
August 12–16, 2019
Grades 6–12
9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

2019 Registration:

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. The form is also available here in Spanish.
    • Fax to 619.232.4504, Attention: 2019 Summer Youth Programs
    • Mail to The San Diego Museum of Art, 2019 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.


The San Diego Museum of Art is happy to announce that a limited number of full and partial scholarships have been awarded this year for the Summer Youth Art Programs. Please check back next year for more scholarship opportunities.

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