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Monthaven Arts & Cultural Center



Summer Camp 2022

Create Your Own Stickers! July 18 - 22 Ages 10 and up

$185

with Cara Dunning

Calendar Next available session starts Jul 18, 2022 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

If a camp is full, please call the office at 615-822-0789 for more camp options.

Campers will learn how to create stickers with illustrator Cara Dunning. This Digital class teaches students sticker art on MACC supplied Ipads with apple pencils. At the end of the week, campers will participate in a mini-reception with their instructor to share their stickers with friends and family. 

Drawing: Mark Making July 18 - 22 Ages 8 and up

$185

with Eva Rabin

Calendar Next available session starts Jul 18, 2022 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

If a camp is full, please call the office at 615-822-0789 for more camp options.

In this unique and experimental drawing class, campers ages 8 and up will be encouraged to think outside the box and use different materials to draw and create compositions. Pens, pencils and brushes are swapped out for sticks, flowers, leaves, yarn and a variety of other materials. Campers will forage for drawing materials on the grounds of MACC as well! Splitting time between the outdoors and the studio, campers will draw inspiration from nature to explore mark making.  Campers will have the option to create a curated selection of artwork or a group of experimental compositions. At the end of the week, campers will participate in a mini-reception with their instructor and afterward, bring their artwork home to share with friends and family.

Mixed Media Mania July 18 - 22 Ages 6 - 9

$185

with Kathryn Garcia

Calendar Next session starts Jul 18, 2022 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

If a camp is full, please call the office at 615-822-0789 for more camp options.

In this mixed media class, campers ages 6-9 will use their imaginations to create unique pieces using different mediums and materials. Campers will be encouraged to work at their own pace and explore materials in a variety of ways. Different activities will be presented in each camp including anatomy, self portraiture, still lifes and color theory. At the end of the week, campers will participate in a mini-reception with their instructor and afterward, bring their artwork home to share with friends and family.

Full Course

Animation GIFs and Digital Art Ages 10 and up

$225

with Cara Dunning

Calendar Next available session starts Jul 25, 2022 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

If a camp is full, please call the office at 615-822-0789 for more camp options.

In this digital drawing class, students ages 10 and up will learn to create animated GIFS and beautiful artwork on a MACC provided iPad using modern design and illustration techniques by Illustrator Cara Dunning. This class does not require drawing skill. At the end of the week, campers will participate in a mini-reception with their instructor and share their work with friends and family. Campers are welcome to bring their own device. 

Art Alive! Performance Art July 25 - 29 Ages 10 and up

$225

with Shawn Philip Cornelius

Calendar Next available session starts Jul 25, 2022 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

If a camp is full, please call the office at 615-822-0789 for more camp options.

This class is for children 10 and up who have an inclination for creative work, creative writing and performing.

In this class, your child will develop an original puppet character, create it with upcycled materials, and write a scene introducing their character. This will be a superhero character with an origin story written by the students in the form of a monologue.

Learn the Rules of Improv and play Improv Games. Improvisation helps students develop their creative instincts, teamwork, and spontaneity.

Learn the skills to Storytelling by adapting a Classic Story into a live ensemble narration. From the page to the stage students will identify the key events to a story and write a script that narrates it. They will memorize their lines, block their movement, and perform the final result at the showcase.

At the end of the week, the students will invite you to attend our showcase where they will present their puppets, perform some improvised scenes, and as an ensemble tell you a story they've adapted from its original works. 

Paint, Create and Party! July 25 - 29 Ages 8 - 12

$185

with Diane Stockard

Calendar Next available session starts Jul 25, 2022 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

If a camp is full, please call the office at 615-822-0789 for more camp options.

Campers ages 8-12 will learn how to create a mixed-media, abstract painting based on a theme of their choice. Campers will learn how to build mixed-media paintings by adding objects to their paintings and will be guided through the proper tools and techniques to learn how to paint. Each day will have a different theme, which may include abstract art, music, nature and more. At the end of the week, campers will participate in a mini-reception with their instructor and afterward, bring their artwork home to share with friends and family. 

Draw, Paint, Create!! July 25 - 29 Ages 10 and up

$185

with Kathryn Garcia

Calendar Next available session starts Jul 25, 2022 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

If a camp is full, please call the office at 615-822-0789 for more camp options.

Students ages 10 and up will use their imaginations to create unique pieces using many different mediums. They will draw, paint and create! Different activities will be presented in each camp including anatomy, self portraiture, still lifes, color theory and more! At the end of the week, campers will participate in a mini-reception with their instructor and afterward bring their artwork home to share with friends and family. 

Mixed Media Printmaking July 25 - 29 Ages 8+

$185

with Shahnaz Lighari

Calendar Next available session starts Jul 25, 2022 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

If a camp is full, please call the office at 615-822-0789 for more camp options.

Have fun in this mixed-media printmaking class for campers ages 8+. Throughout the week, campers will learn the basics of printmaking and come away with a variety of art prints.Campers will also be guided through different techniques including collage, drawing and painting to add texture and dimension to their prints. At the end of the week, campers will participate in a mini-reception with their instructor and afterward bring their artwork home to share with friends and family. 





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