Free Family Art

Wednesdays in June

June 1, 8,15, 22, & 29

1:00-4:00 p.m.

Museum Annex

Each class will offer a new art experience. No reservations are needed for this free make and take art program for families.


Saturday, June 4

10:00 a.m.  3:00 p.m.

Carriage House Studio

Adults only

Dee Tatum of Seraphim Studio in Hattiesburg will offer a one
day mini course suitable for beginners. Participants will explore the glass fusing process to createwearable art. The cost will include all materials.

Fused Glass Workshop

Children's Pottery

Tuesdays & Thursdays June 14, 16, 21 & 23

10:00 a.m.- Noon or 2:00 -4:00 p.m.

Carriage House Studio

Participants will be introduced to a variety of whee;-throwing and hand-building techniques. All supplies are included.

Children's Pottery


with artist and naturalist Robin Whitfield

Wednesday, June 8, 10:00 a.m.  5:00 p.m.

and Thursday, June 9, 9:00 a.m.  4:00 p.m.

Carriage House Studio

Participants will take a field trip to Desoto National Forest and Chickasawhay
Wildlife Management Area. Participants will collect and explore methods of
extracting and controlling color to create images. CEU credits available for



Friday, June 10, 10:00 a.m.  5:00 p.m.

Carriage House Studio

Artist and naturalist Robin Whitfield will lead this one
day workshop for area

high school students. Students will explore methods of extracting and controlling earth color to create images.  The cost will include lunch and all materials.

Adult Earth Color Workshop

GeomARTry  Linking Math and Art

Led by Suzie Walker, North Jones Elementary teacher

Thursday, June 30, 9:00 a.m.  3:00 p.m.

Carriage House Studio

This workshop for teachers offers participants a collection of math integrated art activity ideas which provide many opportunities for students to use and interpret geometry vocabulary, apply knowledge of geometric and other math terms, using measuring skills, consider symmetry and three dimensions, and even work on estimating skills. Teachers can elaborate on the ideas provided with extensions and variations to meet their own students' needs. Suggestions will be given for adapting the activities for different grade levels or adding problem-solving components. Activities will be aligned to state standards and

CEU credits will be offered.

GeomARTry Teacher Workshop

Percussion Camp

Taught by percussionist John Milham

Monday, July 11 – Thursday, July 14

2:30  5:00 p.m., Carriage House Studio, Ages 7 and older

Participants will learn about the different types of percussion and drums from around the world. They will play rhythmic games that build their "inner" sense of rhythm while playing together in a drum circle format. Campers will also take part in what John calls the "Nature Jam" where they will get a chance to create a nature scene using instruments to make sounds of water, wind, rain, thunder, crickets, leaves and animal sounds. Participants will also learn different world rhythms and each get to play different parts together as an ensemble. A concert will also be performed for parents on Thursday night! 

Class size is limited.

Percussion Camp


Tuesday  Friday, July 12 -15 OR July 19-22

10:00 a.m. – Noon, Museum Annex

Grades K5 - 6th

The theme for this year's art camp is Exploring the Landscape. Participants will use a variety of mediums to create art inspired by the landscape, such as clay, watercolor, photography and acrylic on canvas.

Summer Art Camp
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