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Today - Friday, May 29
Art Adventures (Ages 3-5 with an adult)
10:30A-11:30A
Fridays: May 15-August 14; 10:30-11:30 am
Drop by with your preschooler to see artworks in the galleries and to do a simple art-making activity. Art Adventures is a great way for young artists to have their first Museum experiences – with a grown-up by their side – before coming to art classes on their own.

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Saturday, May 30
Public Tour
Nineteenth-Century French Art
10:30-11:30 AM
The Museum is noted for the strength of its Nineteenth-Century European Collection, which includes exceptional examples of Academic paintings by William Adolphe Bouguereau, Jean-Léon Gérôme, and Ernest Meissonier, as well as Impressionist masterworks by Camille Pissarro, Auguste Renoir, and Claude Monet.

Tours meet in Atrium
 
Public Tour
Docent Choice
1:00-2:00 PM
Be surprised by experiencing works of art in new and exciting ways. Come and see what we have in store for you today!.
Whether it’s Asia, Renaissance, or American West, every tour is bound to please.

Tours meet in Atrium
 
Sunday, May 31
Public Tour
Highlights of the Collection
1:00-2:00 PM
Come see the heart and soul of Joslyn Art Museum. Docent will introduce visitors to the world-renowned works in the Museum's Permanent Collection Galleries. Each and every tour is a little different; don't miss a chance to learn about a treasure you may have overlooked.

Tours meet in Atrium
 
Monday, June 1
Art Basics (ages 6-8)
Summer Camps
9:00A-12:00P
Half-day Camps (Monday-Friday)
(A) Ages 6-8: Monday-Friday, June 1-5; 9 am-noon

Learn the tricks of the trade by looking to see how artists in the gallery use the art elements and principles, such as line, color, rhythm, and movement, to make a work of art a masterpiece. Campers will become familiar with these art basics and apply them in the studio to create paintings, sculptures, and prints.

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The Art of Theater Design (Ages 9-14)
9:00A-4:00P
SPECIAL CAMP
Ages 9-14: Monday-Friday, June 1-5; 9 am-4 pm
Spend mornings at The Rose and walk to Joslyn for afternoons of exploring the exciting world of theatrical design! Discover what it takes to make scenery, costumes, props, lighting, and sound for productions. Meet professional designers and technicians and create lots of hands-on theatrical scenery and props to be used in an upcoming Rose production!

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Drawing for Real (Ages 6-8)
Summer Camps
1:00P-4:00P
(A) Ages 6-8: Monday-Friday; June 1-5; 1-4pm
Learn to draw like an artist in this camp that will teach you make your drawings look real. Campers will experience a series of artists’ exercises to train your hand to draw what you see. We will also create finished drawings using a variety of drawing tools such as pencil, charcoal, pastels, and scratchboards.

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Wheel-Thrown Ceramics (Teens)
Teen Camps
1:00P-4:00P
June 1-5 and June 8-12; 1-4 pm
Learn to manipulate clay on the potter’s wheel and create functional wares. This two-week camp will allow you to take your time as you learn each step of making a pot with guidance and encouragement from your instructor.

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Watercolor in the Gardens (Adult and Teen)
Adult and Teen Classes
6:00P-8:30P
Mondays: June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; 6-8:30 pm
Stop and paint the roses in this class that will teach the watercolor basics. Instruction will combine practice in the studio and plein air experiences within the picturesque settings of Lauritzen Gardens. All classes meet at Lauritzen Gardens.

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Tuesday, June 2
Wheel-Thrown Ceramics (Adult and Teen)
Adult and Teen Classes
6:00P-8:30P
Tuesdays & Thursdays: June 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25; 6-8:30 pm
Open Studio – Wednesdays, 6-8:30 pm;
Glaze Session –Tuesday, July 7, 6-8:30 pm

Use the potter’s wheel to create functional forms from hunks of moist clay in this class held at Creighton University’s ceramic studio. Tailored instruction will allow new potters to achieve success on the wheel and encourage experienced potters to explore new techniques. Open studio hours will allow you to experiment and practice at your own pace.

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Wednesday, June 3
Public Tour
Modern & Contemporary
1:00-2:00 PM

Enjoy a Docent tour of Joslyn's new installation of the Modern & Contemporary Collection. These galleries provides a fresh perpective on contemporary art at Joslyn.

Tours meet in Atrium

 
Thursday, June 4
Basic Drawing (Adult and Teen)
Adult and Teen Classes
6:00P-8:00P
Thursdays: June 4, 11, 18, 25, July 2, 9; 6-8 pm
This class will introduce basic drawing concepts and techniques to new students and hone the skills of experienced artists. Students will explore a variety of drawing tools, including graphite and charcoal, while learning to render proportion, value, and perspective.

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Intro to Acrylic Painting (Adult and Teen)
Adult and Teen Classes
6:00P-8:30P
Thursdays: June 4, 11, 18, 25, July 2; 6-8:30 pm
Learn the basics of acrylic paining with instruction covering everything from color mixing to paint application. Students will complete a series of small exercise compositions while working towards a finished canvas painting.

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Public Tour
Highlights of the Collection
6:30-7:30 PM
Come see the heart and soul of Joslyn Art Museum. Docent will introduce visitors to the world-renowned works in the Museum's Permanent Collection Galleries. Each and every tour is a little different; don't miss a chance to learn about a treasure you may have overlooked.

Tours meet in Atrium