Oklahoma Contemporary

Camps | Ages 5-6

Camp Contemporary Handbook

Color Explosion - WK1

  • Date 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Tuesday - Friday, June 1-4, 2021
  • Cost $180
  • Location Main Building | Clements Family Studio One
  • Instructor / Presenter Jenny Elton
  • Age Requirements ages 5-6
  • Contact education@okcontemp.org

Inspired by Oklahoma-born contemporary artist Yatika Fields, create playful and colorful 2-D and 3-D pieces using paint, mixed media and more. You’ll take home finished pieces that are full of energy and that scream color explosion!

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Playing with Paint! - WK2

  • Date 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Friday, June 7-11, 2021
  • Cost $225
  • Location Main Building | Clements Family Studio One
  • Instructor / Presenter Natalie Biggs
  • Age Requirements ages 5-6
  • Contact education@okcontemp.org

Get ready to PLAY! Learn about color mixing, patterns and interesting shapes while looking at works by contemporary artists like Damien Hirst, Takashi Murakami and Shelia Hicks. Create 2-D and 3-D artworks full of life, vibrancy and color — all while in a playful environment!

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Art All Around - WK2

  • Date 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Friday, June 7-11, 2021
  • Cost $225
  • Location Main Building | Howard Family Charitable Foundation Studio Three
  • Instructor / Presenter Leslie Hensley
  • Age Requirements ages 5-6
  • Contact education@okcontemp.org

Taking inspiration from Oklahoma City’s Factory Obscura, create a fantastic, immersive world full of original creatures and interactive artworks. Work together to build large-scale installations out of everyday items that will astonish family and friends.

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Create-a-Camp - WK3

  • Date 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Friday, June 14-18, 2021
  • Cost $225
  • Location Main Building | Clements Family Studio One
  • Instructor / Presenter Kelly Smith
  • Age Requirements ages 5-6
  • Contact education@okcontemp.org

Create your own camp experience! Join us for a week of open-ended artmaking that will emphasize building, painting, drawing, fiber arts and creative play. Take home multiple finished pieces that highlight your new artistic skills and personal creativity.

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Retro Reborn - WK3

  • Date 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Friday, June 14-18, 2021
  • Cost $225
  • Location Main Building | Howard Family Charitable Foundation Studio Three
  • Instructor / Presenter Leslie Hensley
  • Age Requirements ages 5-6
  • Contact education@okcontemp.org

“What’s a VHS?” Taking inspiration from children’s programming of the past, we’ll mix multimedia and visual video art to create our own version of fun and funky programming with a contemporary twist. Together you’ll create art pieces and a short video that will bring back old memories and create new ones.

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Sweet & Silly Printmaking - WK4

  • Date 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Friday, June 21-25, 2021
  • Cost $225
  • Location Main Building | Clements Family Studio One
  • Instructor / Presenter Virginia Sitzes
  • Age Requirements ages 5-6
  • Contact education@okcontemp.org

Playing with your food will be a requirement in this camp! Inspired by exhibiting artist Ed Ruscha’s Chocolate Room, experience printmaking with unexpected materials like chocolate, mustard, coffee and more. Don’t miss your chance to take printmaking to a whole new level of sweetness!

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Black Light Rainbow powered by Google - WK5

  • Date 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Friday, June 28 - July 2, 2021
  • Cost $225
  • Location Main Building | Howard Family Charitable Foundation Studio Three
  • Instructor / Presenter BC Summers
  • Age Requirements ages 5-6
  • Contact education@okcontemp.org

Explore the bright side of black light art! Work together to build a black light world that’s full of exciting movement, color and much more. On Friday, family and friends will be amazed by what you’ve created using the magic of black light and your imagination.

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Brilliant Books - WK5

  • Date 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Friday, June 28 - July 2, 2021
  • Cost $225
  • Location Main Building | Clements Family Studio One
  • Instructor / Presenter Jenny Elton
  • Age Requirements ages 5-6
  • Contact education@okcontemp.org

Create and read with us! This camp will explore the combination of contemporary art and children’s literature. Inspired by light and color, you’ll draw, paint and read about our Pantone world. Take away 2-D and 3-D art pieces that showcase your love of art and books in a bright and brilliant way.

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Keepsake Kids - WK6

  • Date 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Tuesday - Friday, July 6-9, 2021
  • Cost $180
  • Location Main Building | Clements Family Studio One
  • Instructor / Presenter Kelly Smith
  • Age Requirements ages 5-6
  • Contact education@okcontemp.org

Create an art journal that visually tells your story. Become familiar with a variety of new and interesting art materials while thinking about your favorite things and the world around you. You’ll make a keepsake book along with additional art projects that will be cherished for years to come.

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Movement Makers - WK7

  • Date 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Friday, July 12-16, 2021
  • Cost $225
  • Location Main Building | Clements Family Studio One
  • Instructor / Presenter Kelly Smith
  • Age Requirements ages 5-6
  • Contact education@okcontemp.org

Inspired by contemporary artist Heather Hansen, this camp will use your body movements to create large-scale individual and collaborative artworks. Create organic shapes using materials like charcoal, pastels and even mud! This camp will encourage messy makers so be ready to get covered in art from head to toe!

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Little Dancers – Big Moves! - WK7

  • Date 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Friday, July 12-16, 2021
  • Cost $225
  • Location Main Building | Christian Keesee Founders Hall Dance Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Josh Okpara
  • Age Requirements ages 5-6
  • Contact education@okcontemp.org

Get ready to move and groove on the dance floor! Practice and learn a variety of funky dance moves to upbeat music while experiencing team building, self-expression and self-discipline. Together with your dance team, you’ll perform your new moves at Friday’s Camp Contemporary Showcase in the Te Ata Theater!

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Projection Puppet Show - WK8

  • Date 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Friday, July 19-23, 2021
  • Cost $225
  • Location Main Building | In Honor of Bryan and Kendall Hall Studio Two
  • Instructor / Presenter BC Summers
  • Age Requirements ages 5-6
  • Contact education@okcontemp.org

A whimsical world of silly sculptures and quirky characters awaits! Learn about shadow puppetry and work together to create an original story that will be played out by you and projected on the studio walls. On Friday, perform your shadow show for family and friends at the Camp Contemporary Showcase.

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Fantastic Creature Creation - WK9

  • Date 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Friday, July 26-30, 2021
  • Cost $225
  • Location Main Building | Clements Family Studio One
  • Instructor / Presenter Jenny Elton
  • Age Requirements ages 5-6
  • Contact education@okcontemp.org

Imagine a bear with feathers or a turtle with wings! As you look at and learn about contemporary artist Paola Pivi, put your own silly twists on regular animals to create wondrous and wild paintings and sculptures.

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Art + Music Rock Camp - WK9

  • Date 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Friday, July 26-30, 2021
  • Cost $225
  • Location Main Building | Howard Family Charitable Foundation Studio Three
  • Instructor / Presenter Leslie Hensley
  • Age Requirements ages 5-6
  • Contact education@okcontemp.org

Work together to create visual art while listening and singing to rock music. You’ll construct multiple art pieces and musical instruments using repurposed materials all while being inspired by contemporary and classic rock tunes. Together with your fellow band members, you’ll rock out for family and friends during Friday’s Camp Contemporary Showcase!

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Star Artists powered by Google - WK10

  • Date 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Friday, Aug. 2-6, 2021
  • Cost $225
  • Location Main Building | In Honor of Bryan and Kendall Hall Studio Two
  • Instructor / Presenter BC Summers
  • Age Requirements ages 5-6
  • Contact education@okcontemp.org

Create a colorful galaxy with your fellow campers! Inspired by contemporary artist by Leo Villareal, make and play with holographic cellophane, reflective Mylar and other exciting materials to build giant star projections. Family and friends will have a chance to interact with your immersive artwork at Friday’s Camp Contemporary Showcase.

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Mini Performers - WK10

  • Date 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Friday, Aug. 2-6, 2021
  • Cost $225
  • Location Main Building | Christian Keesee Founders Hall Dance Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Erica Tschida
  • Age Requirements ages 5-6
  • Contact education@okcontemp.org

Become a mini playwright and performer! Work together while learning fun performance tactics, character creation and the basics of set and prop design. Perform your truly magical piece for family and friends at Friday’s Camp Contemporary Showcase in the Te Ata Theater.

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Hours

Monday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Closed Tuesday

Wednesday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Thursday 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Friday - Sunday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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Location

Visit us at 11 NW 11th St.
Oklahoma City, OK 73103
Phone: 405 951 0000
Fax: 405 951 0003
info@okcontemp.org

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Oklahoma Contemporary
P.O. Box 3062
Oklahoma City, OK 73101

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