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.

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 Onslow County Museum is pleased to announce our 34th Annual Summer Art Program for Youth ages 8-14. 
 
This year's summer art program will be divided differently than in years past. The first two sessions will be for youths aged 8-11 and the third session will be for youths aged 11-14.

Activities will include creating works of art inspired by antiquity including mosaics and terracotta urns, learning the Greek alphabet and Roman numerals, making musical instruments, learning about the gods, goddess, heroes, and creatures of mythology, and much more.

FIELD TRIP

Thursdays of each session Summer Art campers will be traveling to ECU—Classical Studies Department to learn about Archaeology in the Ancient World. The bus will leave the Onslow County Museum promptly at 8:30. Pick up from the Museum at 4 pm. Please arrive at 8:15 am. Students should dress comfortably and have sunscreen, insect repellent, 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 24-28
Session II: July 8-12
Session III: July 22-26

For more information, contact the Onslow County Museum.

Photo Gallery


View photos of the Summer Art Program.
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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
  • 2019 - Ancient Greece and Rome