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.
Exploring the Deep Blue Sea
Onslow County Museum is pleased to announce our 33rd Annual Summer Art Program for Youth ages 8-14. The theme for this year is “Exploring the Deep Blue Sea.”
Activities will include learning about the world's oceans and how we can take care of them, making ocean slime, creating sea monsters, and much more! We will conclude the week with a party for our summer art families on Friday.
Thursdays of each session Summer Art campers will be traveling to Pine Knoll Shores Aquarium in Carteret County. 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 repellant, and a hat. Please bring a lunch and drink(s).
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.
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
Session I: June 11-15
Session II: June 25-29
Session III: July 9-13
View photos of the Summer Art Program.
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
- 2018 - Explore the Deep Blue Sea