BMoCA

BMoCA

Museum Info
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art

1750 13th Street
Boulder, CO 80302
303.443.2122
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Admission
  • $2 – adults
  • $2 – seniors
  • $2 – students
  • & educators

Free for members and children under the age of 12.

 

Calendar

Showing: Youth Programs (Archive)

Explore architecture and how it affects your everyday life. Learn about how buildings function and create your own structures using multi-media materials.

Splatter, drip, and fling paint like an Abstract Expressionist artist! Learn their techniques and create AbEx action art.

Celebrate the season through creative art expression and stay warm inside with BMoCA!

Let your imagination run wild and create fantastical landscapes for your mythical beasts to roam in. Campers will explore multi-media art projects to bring their fantasies to life.

Each year, BMoCA presents over 450 youth program events in Boulder, Adams, Arapahoe, Broomfield, Douglas, and Jefferson Counties. Stop by the museum for a celebration of the work of young artists from ARTlab, Art Stop, Art Stop on the Go, Contemporary Classroom, and Studio Project.

Exhibition
November 8, 5:30-8pm
November 9, 9am-1pm, 3-5pm
November 10, 11am-5pm

Create fun, explosive comics based on your own imaginative stories. Learn how to illustrate just like your favorite cartoonist.

Discover the colorful geometric patterns created by Clark Richert, BMoCA’s summer exhibiting artist. Students will translate his work over into clay creations in addition to learning how to throw pottery on a wheel. This camp is open to students of all skill levels and includes hands-on assistance to help every camper grow in wheel-throwing, trimming, and glazing.

Fake it until you make it. Learn about famous art forgery and understand the techniques that go into creating an artistic masterpiece!

Experiment with and develop an eye for photography. Campers will learn about photographers in history, photo tricks, and how to compose photographs of their own.

The Great Outdoors Camp
Be inspired by the great outdoors! Campers will enjoy the summer outdoors and experiment with an array of crafts and art activities.

Robot Puppet Show – Performance Art
Lights, camera, action! Learn how to put on your own performance and create a story with robots made with tinker trays.

Drawing Exploration
Discover new drawing techniques as you try blind contour drawing, go on an outdoor Safari Exercise to draw things in nature, and learn about Vincent Van Gogh’s line drawings.

Space Travel and Storytelling – Sculpture Art
Spend time listening to stories about space travel and make your own space vessels that will take you to the stars. Create constellations and learn about space!

Ring in the New Year with creative art expression! Explore the familiar snowy mountain scenes of Boulder in a new way! Kids will learn about the techniques used in Wassily Kandinsky’s Winter Landscape and create their own snowy scene of winter in Boulder in the style of Kandinsky.

Celebrate Thanksgiving by talking about the importance of giving thanks and appreciation. Create clay turkeys using found objects from nature walks and make your very own Giving Tree.

We invite you to Studio Project’s Rewriting the Story Art Lounge. This is a free teen event structured around raising awareness about domestic violence. There will be refreshments, activities, artmaking, and much more. This event is in collaboration with Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (SPAN). Please join us on Friday, October 26th.

For nearly 40 years, SPAN has provided survivors…

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Create! – Junk Art
Create artwork using recycled materials and discover the importance of recycling and its impact on ocean life. Bring in your own recycled materials to create sea creatures and coral reefs! To register, click here.

The Art of Water
Dive into Japanese culture and be inspired by the Japanese printmaker Katsushika Hokusai and his most famous work, Great Wave. Listen to Japanese folk stories about water and study the science behind the moon, the ocean and waves as you make your own woodblock prints! To register, click here.

Thankful for ART!
Explore warm colors through watercolor gourd paintings, create portraits of animals preparing for winter and illustrate what we are thankful for in the style of author/illustrator Todd Parr.

Young Artists at Work is a series of immersive art-making camps featuring workshops designed by visiting artists around inspired themes and BMoCA’s exhibitions.

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