Youth Education

Westport Art Group Scholarships Fund

Students attending Westport High School, Dartmouth High School, Tiverton High School and the children or grandchildren of Westport Art Group members who intend to pursue a higher degree in Art or the Applied Arts are eligible to apply for a $750 Westport Art Group Scholarship.

To learn more, download the Scholarship Application here: WAG Scholarship Application.

Youth Education

Workshops and Camps for Elementary-Aged Children

We offer fun and affordable programs for kids throughout the year! Register your elementary-aged child for one of our half-day project workshops, or one or both sessions of Art Camps for Kids in the summer. Check back here for our latest offerings!

wag-artcampSummer Art Camps! 2017 session dates have been announced!

Let your child’s creative energy flow at Westport Art Group’s summer camp series. Two sessions every summer. Scholarships are available!

Session One of Summer Art Camp will run daily from July 10 – July 14,  9:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

Session Two of Summer Art Camp will run daily from August 14 – August 18, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

Please check back soon for more information on camp themes and registration!

 

 

Here’s a look at last summer’s offerings.

Painting, Drawing and Design – Camp Session 1 – July 11-15, 2016 
Students will delve into the world of character design! Through mediums like drawing, painting and sculpture, the kids will explore different ways to represent their characters and create a home for them with book-, comic- and zine-making.

Art and Nature – Camp Session 2 – August 1-5, 2016
Students will experiment with different ways to incorporate nature into their artwork through print-, pattern- and paper-making. They will observe their surroundings – including plants, animals and landscapes – and create a series of work in an array of media from drawing to painting and collage.

 

wagkidsworkshop-2About the Kids’ Workshops

Westport Art Group hosts elementary-aged children from all over the South Coast for innovative & fun half-day workshops!

Here are some of our past events.

Mosaics for Mom – Saturday, May 7, 2016
Explore the process and art of making colorful mosaics. We will discuss designs, colors, techniques, and transform a drawing into a colorful collage of tiles. Students will not only create a unique work of art but also create a gift for mom on her special day!  9:30 am-12:30 pm. Cost: $30, all materials included.

Creative Creatures & Monsters – Saturday, June 4, 2016
Students wiwagkidsworkshop-1ll use their imaginations to dream up their own creatures, monsters, animals or characters.  After practicing different painting techniques and color-mixing possibilities, the students will paint a portrait of their creature within its environment. 9:30 am-12:30 pm. Cost: $30, all materials included.