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Muscarelle Museum of Art

July 2024

Muscarelle Summer Youth Art Camp

July 29 @ 9:00 am - August 2 @ 12:00 pm
Andrews Hall, William & Mary, 605 Jamestown Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23185 United States
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Our youth camp is at capacity! To join a waitlist for any spaces that may become available, please email museum@wm.edu. Join the Muscarelle for a week of art exploration this summer! Designed for rising second-grade through rising eighth-grade students, this week-long camp will explore a variety of media, techniques and styles, with a special focus on the intersection of art, science and nature. Participants will rotate through a variety of projects throughout the week, and each day campers will take home their own unique art piece. Led by Steve Prince, Director of Engagement at the Muscarelle Museum of Art, and…

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August 2024

Teen Metal Casting Camp

August 5 @ 9:00 am - August 9 @ 12:00 pm
Andrews Hall, William & Mary, 605 Jamestown Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23185 United States
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In this exciting week-long intensive, students will learn the limitless process of lost-wax (cire perdue) aluminum metal casting. Students will explore the history of metal casting and create unique, symbolic aluminum metal cast masks. Students will make a plaster copy of their faces, create a wax positive from the mold, manipulate the wax by adding various symbolic elements, create a ceramic shell mold, burn out the wax from the mold, and replace the wax with 1000 degrees of aluminum, hence creating the lost wax (cire perdue) metal casting process. Your imagination is your only limitation in this week of casting fun!  Ages 13-18;…

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