Get ready for a new and exciting summer of art making!

Designed for elementary, middle, and high school students, Virtual Summer Youth Art Programs give students the opportunity to learn from artist-educators while enjoying the Museum virtually. Virtual Summer Camps and Teen Studios include live art instruction with professionally designed lessons and content, studio activities, and online tours of the Museum from the comfort of your home!

Lea sobre el Programa de arte virtual de verano para jóvenes del San Diego Museum of Art en español.


Virtual Summer Camps

July 13-17, 2020
July 20-24, 2020
Grades 1–5
Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. and a special exhibition session on Friday from 1:00 p.m.- 2:00 p.m.

Virtual Teen Summer Studios

July 27-31, 2020
August 3–7, 2020
Grades 6–12
Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. and a special exhibition session on Friday from 1:00 p.m.- 2:00 p.m.

2020 Registration

Program changed to Virtual Camp and Studios on May 11, 2020.

Virtual Summer Camps and Teen Summer Studio Program Fees

Summer Camp | Grades 1-5

Member | $100
Nonmember | $120

Teen Summer Studio | Grades 6-12

Member | $120
Nonmember | $150

*Please note: Instructors will provide a list of suggested supplies to parents and guardians two weeks prior to their registered student’s camp or studio start date.

The Museum will not provide materials.

How to Register

Space is limited. Register now:


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

*To be fair to all scholarship applicants, only two scholarships may be awarded per family.

Summer Youth Art Programs are supported by Margie Mopper and the members of the San Diego Museum of Art.

After Registration

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

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations prior to or on the Friday before your child’s camp/studio begins will receive a 100% refund. 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