Brooks Summer Art Camp 2021 | Kids Out and About Memphis

Brooks Summer Art Camp 2021

Is your young artist ready for an action-packed summer of art camp? NEW in 2021, your Brooks is offering art camps for children ages 5 through 11, inspiring young minds to explore art and creativity. Camp includes active learning in the galleries, looking at original works of art, creating studio projects, active play outdoors, and more.

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Wednesday - Friday
June 30-July 2  |  July 7-9  |  July 14-16
9:30 a.m. drop-off, 3:30 p.m. pick-up

Camp Fees

Members: $150 per week
Non-members: $180 per week 

All art materials are included in the camp fee. All fees must be paid at the time of registration. Campers bring their own snacks and their own lunches for all days of camp.


Member registration is Open.
Non-member registration opens Monday, March 1
Registrations are taken on a first-come, first-served basis until camp is full

Withdrawal/Refund policy

Fees are refundable if requested before June 1, 2021 ($50 processing fee applies). No refunds will be given starting Jun 1, 2021. No adjustments will be made for student absences. Refunds cannot be issued for classes missed as a result of illness, personal emergencies, or any other event. In the event that a session is cancelled by the Museum for any reason, all fees will be refunded.


Application Deadline: May 1, 2021
Recipient Notification Day: May 15, 2021

Brooks offers a limited number of scholarships to children for whom the cost of registration presents a significant barrier to participation. Please complete the scholarship application to be considered for a Brooks Summer Art Camp lottery scholarship

Health and Safety

Masks must be worn by staff and campers at all times. Camp staff follow a strict cleaning and sanitization schedule for all shared objects and communal spaces. Smaller class sizes are enforced to ensure camper distancing while in enclosed spaces. Campers must stay home if they test positive for or are showing symptoms of COVID-19. 

Storytelling With Pictures

Ages 5 - 8
June 30 - July 2, 2021

Experience the chronological history of visual storytelling, from cave painting to present, while gaining new insight from artwork in the Museum’s collection. Campers will have the opportunity to work independently  and collaboratively, using a variety techniques and materials to produce 2-dimensional works of art that tell tales.


Ages 5 - 8
July 7 - 9, 2021

Learn basic printmaking techniques including texture rubbings, stamp making, and monotype printing. Be inspired by the Museum's collection and then use cardboard, yarn, carved foam, and more to print your own artistic creations in the studio.

Women Artists of the Brooks

Ages 8 - 11
July 14 - 16, 2021

Calling all creative tweens! Explore paintings, sculptures, and prints in the your collection at the Brooks created by women artists like Elizabeth Catlett, Georgia O’Keefe, and Chakaia Booker. Campers step into the role of art critic by actively describing and interpreting works in the galleries, then use a variety of 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional materials in the studio to create their own masterpieces inspired by women artists of the Brooks.


Once you have finished the registration form below, please print, sign, and submit the following form(s) to to complete camper registration.

*Times, dates, and prices of any activity posted to our calendars are subject to change. Please be sure to click through directly to the organization’s website to verify.


1934 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN, 38104
United States


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9:30 a.m. drop-off, 3:30 p.m. pick-up
Members: $150 per week Non-members: $180 per week


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