Summer Art Program

In June and July, the Museum hosts an annual Summer Art program for youth ages 8 to 14. Focusing on a specific theme, students create two and three dimensional art projects, meet interesting speakers, participate in a field trip, and present a special program for our Summer Art families There are 24 openings per week long session and placement is based upon registrant preference and availability.

                                           Life Down Under: Australia. 

Onslow County Museum is pleased to announce our 32nd Annual Summer Art Program for Youth ages 8-14. The theme for this year is “Life Down Under: Australia.”

Activities will include learning about Australia, creating Origami Boomerangs that actually fly, aboriginal artwork using dot painting techniques, didgeridoos, and much more! We will conclude the week with a party for our summer art families on Friday.

FIELD TRIP

Thursdays of each session Summer Art campers will be traveling to Sylvan Heights Bird Park in Scotland Neck. The bus will leave the Onslow County Museum promptly at 8:30. Pick up from the Museum at 4 pm. Please arrive at 8:15am. Students should dress comfortably and have sunscreen, insect repellants, and a hat. Please bring a lunch and drink(s).

REGISTRATION

Registration is $75.00 per student and includes all art materials, commemorative t-shirt, and field trip costs. There are 24 openings per session— placement is based on registrant preference and availability.To download a registration form please click here. Registration forms and payment can be handed in at the museum or mailed.

DISCOUNTS

Onslow County Museum is pleased to offer the following discounts:
-Early Bird (until May 31) — $10.00 off
-Multiple Child— $10.00 off for each additional child after the first registration
-Friends of the Museum— $10.00 off for Family Membership

DATES:

Session I: June 12-16
Session II: June 26-30
Session III: July 10-14

For more information, contact the Onslow County Museum.

Photo Gallery


View photos of the Summer Art Program.
Australia

Summer Art Timeline


  • 1985 - Summer Art Begins
  • 1986 - First Themed Program, Dinosaurs
  • 1987 - Cities of the Future
  • 1988 - Castle Onslow: a Medieval Study
  • 1989 - Ancient Egypt
  • 1991 - Dinosaurs
  • 1992 - Native Americans
  • 1993 - Under the Sea
  • 1994 - The Renaissance
  • 1995 - 1734:Colonial Lifeways
  • 1996 - Ancient Greece and Rome
  • 1997 - The Far East
  • 1998 - Wild Things
  • 1999 - Pirates
  • 2000 - Mars
  • 2001 - Tellin' Tales Out of School

  • 2002 - Meso-America
  • 2003 - Castle Onslow
  • 2004 - Under the Sea
  • 2005 - Dramatique: a Study of Theatre
  • 2006 - Eastern Woodland Native Americans;
  • 2007 - Down on the Farm
  • 2008 - Modern Life
  • 2009 - Fossils
  • 2010 - Revolutionary Onslow
  • 2011 - Ancient Egypt
  • 2012 - Space Oddities
  • 2013 - Pirates!
  • 2014 - Vikings
  • 2015 - Ice Age
  • 2016 - Castle Onslow
  • 2017 - Life Down Under: Australia