Auburn museum to host summer camp series ‘Museum Makers’ this June, July

Published: May 10, 2022

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This June and July, the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University will host “Museum Makers,” a series of three one-week youth camps.

The cost for each session, which run from 8:30 a.m.-noon, is $150, with a 10% discount available for families with siblings. The camps are divided by age group: “Wild at Art” is programmed for age 5 through 7 and meets June 6-10 to explore connections between art and nature; “Raiders of the Lost Art” is geared toward 8- to 10-year-olds and meets June 27 through July 1 to experiment with a variety of artmaking techniques; and “The Art of Game Design” meets July 18 through 22, where 11- to 13-year-olds will learn about game design and create board games and digital challenges.

Spaces are limited, so parents are encouraged to visit the museum’s website to learn more about each program and complete registration. Early-drop off is available at 8 a.m. for campers.

The museum is located at 901 S. College St. and offers free admission to visitors. Call 334-844-1484 or email with questions.

Submitted by: Charlotte Hendrix

Children look at art at the museum.

The Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University is hosting a trio of youth camps this summer for area children to enjoy and learn about art.