Youth Photos Earn a Museum Showing
Regional winners of a national Boys & Girls Club photo contest, including entries from the local club, go on display in the Laguna Art Museum’s Young Artists Society Gallery April 21-May 19. A free reception open to the public is planned for Sunday, April 21.
Local photo professionals Tom Lamb and Mary Church and contest sponsor Sony’s Mike Kahn selected from 800 submissions by 120 club members, ages 6 to 18, from seven western states.
Work by Lily Corder, 12, of Laguna’s club is shown among peers from Tacoma to San Diego.
Reimagining Children’s Art
The county wide Imagination Celebration kicks off locally at the Laguna Art Museum on Saturday, April 20 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Families may participate in activities that include face painting, balloons, story time, the popular art detective game, a live music performance, and more.
Professional artists from Laguna Outreach for Community Arts will lead different art projects stationed throughout the museum. For the first time, representative of My Hero Project will participate and will provide children with an opportunity to create hero art and stories which will then be uploaded to a website for online viewing.
Reservations are unnecessary.
Shakespeare Apprenticeships Available
Applications for 12 theater design and production apprenticeships for high school juniors and seniors are available as part of UC Irvine’s Summer Drama Academy offered by the Claire Trevor School of the Arts.
Students are required to complete an application (available online at http://outreach.arts.uci.edu), and they must have reliable transportation. The course fee is $1,200 per student.
Camping Out in the Museum
Laguna Art Museum’s first Elements of Art Summer Camp will be held at the museum this July and August.
The Elements of Art Summer Camp, for first through eighth graders, will take consists of three activity-filled hours per day. Camp 1 takes place on Sundays in July and costs $100 per student, while Camp 2 convenes daily Aug. 5-9 and costs $125 per student. Only 30 slots are available in each session.
Students will explore the following elements of art: line, shape, form, space, color, and texture, while being inspired by the art on display in the museum. Using a variety of media—including drawing, painting, papier-mâché, and printmaking—they will concentrate on one or two elements of art per day.
To reserve a spot, contact Jennifer Gardiner at 949-494-8971 ext. 221 or [email protected].