Monday – Friday, March 11-15, 2019
Camps are 3 hours a day for 5 days.
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Ages 5-8
1:00 – 4:00 PM, Ages 9-13
This Spring Break, in conjunction with GAC’s concurrent exhibition, The Puppet Worlds of Miss Pussycat, teaching artists will help kids construct their own story, puppets, and puppet theaters during a five-day camp in GAC’s studio. Along the way, they’ll solve structural engineering challenges, collaborate, practice creative writing, and engage in intuitive, hands-on 3-D art making. They’ll make puppets whose mouths and limbs move. On Friday, campers will perform their project as a team for their adoring fans.
According to the New Orleans-based artist behind the exhibition Panacea Theriac, who creates under the moniker Miss Pussycat, “Kids are natural puppeteers and can make up an entire puppet show in about two hours if they are excited and have lots of weird craft supplies.” With her engaging exhibition of over 50 puppets, theaters, videos, color photos, and ceramic sculptures as inspiration, this year’s campers will have a total of 15 hours to do just that.
Tuition: $150 | All materials included
Dress for mess!
Campers are encouraged to bring a snack. Refrigerator available.