Oklahoma Contemporary

Camps | Ages 7-9

Camp Contemporary Handbook

Camp | Mashup Masterpieces powered by Google

  • Date 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday - Friday, May 23-27, 2022
  • Cost $235
  • Location Main Building | Howard Family Charitable Foundation Studio Three
  • Instructor / Presenter Rachel Lynch
  • Age Requirements ages 7-9
  • Contact camp@okcontemp.org

Start the summer off right with a camp that will get your creative wheels turning! From yarn and paper mache to paint and wire, this camp will mash up multiple art forms to create cohesive pieces. At week’s end, take home several artworks that show off your new mad mashup skills.

This camp is sold out! Sign up for the waitlist here.

Camp | Clay Kids

  • Date 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday - Friday, May 23-27, 2022
  • Cost $235
  • Location The Studios Building | Hand Building Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Liv Egan
  • Age Requirements ages 7-9
  • Contact camp@okcontemp.org

Explore the dynamic world of contemporary ceramics. Practice throwing clay on a pottery wheel plus learn hand building and glazing processes. Practice different ways to express personal creativity through surface design, texture and color. Camp concludes with several finished dynamic ceramic pieces to take home!

Camp (four-day week) | Are You Surreal?

  • Date 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Tuesday - Friday, May 31 - June 3, 2022
  • Cost $190
  • Location The Studios Building | Kim and Steve Bruno Hand Building Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Jessica Petrus 
  • Age Requirements ages 7-9
  • Contact camp@okcontemp.org

It’s going to get surreal in this camp! Learn about the history of surrealism along with contemporary artist practices while creating a large-scale collage self-portrait. This exciting week will get your head spinning with new artistic skills and mind-bending art concepts.

This camp is sold out! Sign up for the waitlist here.

Camp (four-day week) | DJ Camp

  • Date 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Tuesday - Friday, May 31 - June 3, 2022
  • Cost $190
  • Location The Studios Building | Flex Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Tony Tee
  • Age Requirements ages 7-9
  • Contact camp@okcontemp.org

Learn the basics of DJing, including equipment setups, DJ etiquette and how DJing fits in hip-hop culture. Practice DJing on state-of-the-art equipment taught by local industry leaders and artists. On Friday, show off your new skills during the Camp Contemporary Showcase. Register today and make DJ Camp the highlight of your summer!

This camp is sold out! Sign up for the waitlist here.

Camp | Contemporary Tales

  • Date 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday - Friday, June 6-10, 2022
  • Cost $235
  • Location Main Building | Howard Family Charitable Foundation Studio Three
  • Instructor / Presenter Erica Tschida
  • Age Requirements ages 7-9 
  • Contact camp@okcontemp.org

Collaborate with fellow campers to create a play! Learn performance tactics, character creation and analysis, and set and prop design as well as scenery construction. On Friday, perform your original play for family and friends during the Camp Contemporary Showcase.

This camp is sold out! Sign up for the waitlist here.

Camp | Ceramic Furry Friends

  • Date 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday - Friday, June 6-10, 2022
  • Cost $235
  • Location The Studios Building | Kim and Steve Bruno Hand Building Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Chrystal O’Boyle
  • Age Requirements ages 7-9
  • Contact camp@okcontemp.org

Clay, fiber and animals — what could be better? This multidisciplinary camp will combine ceramics and fiber arts while taking inspiration from the exhibition on view, John Newsom: Nature’s Course. At week’s end, take home several finished pieces that will highlight your newly gained artistic skills.

This camp is sold out! Sign up for the waitlist here.

Camp | Mixed Media Jewelry Design

  • Date 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday - Friday, June 13-17, 2022
  • Cost $235
  • Location Main Building | In Honor of Bryan and Kendall Hall Studio Two
  • Instructor / Presenter Amanda Fryar
  • Age Requirements ages 7-9
  • Contact camp@okcontemp.org

Find inspiration from contemporary jewelry designers as you learn various jewelry-making techniques! You’ll create wearable artworks with a variety of materials, including polymer clay, paper, wire, fiber and more. Wrap up the week by taking home several completed pieces that will make any outfit truly unique.

This camp is sold out! Sign up for the waitlist here.

Camp | Clay & YOU!

  • Date 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday - Friday, June 20-24, 2022
  • Cost $235
  • Location The Studios Building | Kim and Steve Bruno Hand Building Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Liv Egan
  • Age Requirements ages 7-9
  • Contact camp@okcontemp.org

Get inspired from within! Taking inspiration from contemporary ceramic artist Simone Leigh, study and sculpt your own faces on pots and mugs using clay. At week’s end, take home several ceramic pieces that highlight your new artistic skills and YOU.

This camp is sold out! Sign up for the waitlist here.

Camp | Wild Creatures: Costume Design

  • Date 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday - Friday, June 20-24, 2022
  • Cost $235
  • Location The Studios Building | Flex Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Dayna Brown
  • Age Requirements ages 7-9
  • Contact camp@okcontemp.org

Fur, feathers and scales — oh my! Inspired by our current exhibition John Newsom: Nature’s Course, design and build an original costume influenced by wild animals. Learn hand sewing, machine sewing, pattern building, alteration execution and style techniques. During Friday’s Camp Contemporary Showcase, rock your creature costume on the runway in the Te Ata Theater.

This camp is sold out! Sign up for the waitlist here.

Camp | Printmaker’s Paradise

  • Date 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday - Friday, June 27 - July 1, 2022
  • Cost $235
  • Location Main Building | Clements Family Studio One
  • Instructor / Presenter Lacy Gustafson
  • Age Requirements ages 7-9
  • Contact camp@okcontemp.org

This camp will truly be a printmaker’s paradise! Taking inspiration from contemporary printmakers, like Karen Lederer, Favianna Rodriguez and the instructor herself, you’ll practice a variety of printmaking methods, including Gelli plates, foam printing and even printing with food! The artistic possibilities are endless in this imaginative camp.

This camp is sold out! Sign up for the waitlist here.

Camp | What Moves You?

  • Date 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday - Friday, June 27 - July 1, 2022
  • Cost $235
  • Location Main Building | Christian Keesee Founders Hall Dance Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Josh Okpara
  • Age Requirements ages 7-9
  • Contact camp@okcontemp.org

It’s time to get moving! Learn a variety of dance styles as well as team building, self-expression, reflection, self-discipline and problem-solving. Together with your fellow campers, show off your smooth new moves as you perform a short choreographed dance at Friday’s Camp Contemporary Showcase in the Te Ata Theater.

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Camp | DJ Camp

  • Date 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday - Friday, July 11-15, 2022
  • Cost $235
  • Location The Studios Building | Flex Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Tony Tee
  • Age Requirements ages 7-9
  • Contact camp@okcontemp.org

Learn the basics of DJing, including equipment setups, DJ etiquette and how DJing fits in hip-hop culture. Practice DJing on state-of-the-art equipment taught by local industry leaders and artists. On Friday, show off your new skills during the Camp Contemporary Showcase. Register today and make DJ Camp the highlight of your summer!

This camp is sold out! Sign up for the waitlist here.

Camp | 2-D Animation Creation powered by Google

  • Date 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday - Friday, July 11-15, 2022
  • Cost $235
  • Location Main Building | Clements Family Studio One
  • Instructor / Presenter Sophia Post
  • Age Requirements ages 7-9
  • Contact camp@okcontemp.org

Immerse yourself in 2-D animation! Experience the full spectrum of animation while using state-of-the-art equipment and iPad Pros to shoot and edit your collaborative production. On the last day of camp, family and friends will watch your film on the Te Ata Theater big screen t during Friday’s Camp Contemporary Showcase.

This camp is sold out! Sign up for the waitlist here.

Camp | Making Waves: Costume Design

  • Date 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday - Friday, July 18-22, 2022
  • Cost $235
  • Location Main Building | In Honor of Bryan and Kendall Hall Studio Two
  • Instructor / Presenter Dayna Brown
  • Age Requirements ages 7-9
  • Contact camp@okcontemp.org

Let’s make waves in the art studio! Inspired by contemporary fashion designer Iris van Herpen, build a costume focusing on flowing fabrics and ocean influences. Learn hand sewing, machine sewing, pattern building, alteration execution and style techniques. On Friday, take a deep dive on the runway and show off your unique style at the Camp Contemporary Showcase in the Te Ata Theater.

This camp is sold out! Sign up for the waitlist here.

Camp | Projection Dancing: Story Mode powered by Google

  • Date 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday - Friday, July 18-22, 2022
  • Cost $235
  • Location Main Building | Christian Keesee Founders Hall Dance Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Josh Okpara
  • Age Requirements ages 7-9
  • Contact camp@okcontemp.org

Combining art, technology and storytelling, this high-energy camp will explore projection mapping and design while also learning a short choreographed dance. Be on the forefront of contemporary dance all while having fun and learning new skills. Camp will conclude with a performance in the Te Ata Theater to showcase your projection creations, unique storyline and smooth moves!

This camp is sold out! Sign up for the waitlist here.

Camp | Fiber Fusion

  • Date 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday - Friday, July 25-29, 2022
  • Cost $235
  • Location Main Building | Clements Family Studio One
  • Instructor / Presenter Lacy Gustafson
  • Age Requirements ages 7-9
  • Contact camp@okcontemp.org

If you’re looking for a week full of fun fiber experiences, look no further! This camp will combine felt, fabric, sewing, painting and more, teaching campers to create exciting art pieces that will have friends and family asking, “Wow, how did you make that?” If you can dream it, you can make it in Fiber Fusion!

This camp is sold out! Sign up for the waitlist here.

Camp | Your Tiny Gallery

  • Date 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday - Friday, July 25-29, 2022
  • Cost $235
  • Location The Studios Building | Kim and Steve Bruno Hand Building Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Amanda Fryar
  • Age Requirements ages 7-9
  • Contact camp@okcontemp.org

Design a miniature gallery completely from your imagination! Create an individual tiny gallery, including structure, layout, art pieces, pedestals, sculptures and more. You’ll use art materials, including cardboard, paint and air-dry clay, to craft the mini-gallery of your dreams! During Friday’s Camp Contemporary Showcase, invite family and friends to attend your gallery’s Opening Reception, complete with complimentary mini-refreshments for visitors.

This camp is sold out! Sign up for the waitlist here.

Camp | Multimedia Madness powered by Google

  • Date 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday - Friday, Aug. 1-5, 2022
  • Cost $235
  • Location The Studios Building | Kim and Steve Bruno Hand Building Studio
  • Instructor / Presenter Rachel Lynch
  • Age Requirements ages 7-9
  • Contact camp@okcontemp.org

Make the last days of summer a whirlwind of art-making madness! Inspired by contemporary artist Joana Vasconcelose, learn the basics of crochet and combine a wide variety of art materials to create 3-D artworks. This camp and your creations be the highlight of your summer.

This camp is sold out! Sign up for the waitlist here.

Camp | Extreme Painting!

  • Date 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday - Friday, Aug. 1-5, 2022
  • Cost $235
  • Location Main Building | In Honor of Bryan and Kendall Hall Studio Two
  • Instructor / Presenter Katelynn Knick
  • Age Requirements ages 7-9
  • Contact camp@okcontemp.org

Push artistic boundaries and explore new ways to paint! Create tools, methods and processes that break the rules of traditional painting. Experiment with fabrics, wax and other interesting materials to create unique works of art that will amaze family and friends.

This camp is sold out! Sign up for the waitlist here.

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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P.O. Box 3062
Oklahoma City, OK 73101

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