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773.636.1968              NEW ADDRESS: 2446 N. Clark        thepaintbrush@thepaintbrush.net

ART Fun All Year ‘Round

Looking for a fun ART activity? You’ve landed on the right page!

Click thru to visit our Class Schedule page for the most up-to-date CLASSES!

In-Person ART Camps and Workshops are for kids ages 5-10 who love ART! Spend half a day or full day (depending on program) having fun and learning about ART from a variety of hands-on approaches. New for Summer 2022: TOT ART CAMP! Masks optional, semi-Social Distance seating, outdoor lunch, no shared supplies, enhanced cleaning. Once you have registered please look for our Confirmation Email with Registration Forms and Important Safety Information! You will need to REPLY to the email PROMPTLY to complete your registration.

TIE DYE NIGHT Friday, September 30 6:00-7:45 ages 4-11 We’re making cool wearable ART, we’re eating pizza. What better way can you think of to spend Friday night? Reservations Required. Click to Register


Family ART Day
Sunday, October 2 1:00-2:15 ages 3-8 with participating parent $37/participant The whole family can come create ART today! Parents will be guided in creating a painting on canvas in our upstairs classroom, while kids work on their own ART projects in our downstairs classroom and enjoy some supervised playtime in our playroom.All participants MUST HAVE A PAID RESERVATION.Click to Register

Indigenous People Day ART Camp Monday, October 10 11:00-3:00 ages 5-11 Spend your day off immersed in ART. We’ll discover ART inspired by the works of Indiginous Americans and we will create our own masterpieces to take home, and more! Masks optional. Space limited. Click to Register

No School Friday ART Camp! Friday, October 21 12:30-3:30 ages 5-11 Spend your afternoon off immersed in ART. We’ll discover ART through the works of influential ARTists and create our own masterpieces to take home, and more! Fun fun fun! Masks optional. Space limited. Click to Register

Halloween Unicorn Pumpkin Workshop Sunday, October 16 2:00-3:15 $37 We’re  taking pumpkin decorating to a whole new level this year: Unicorn Level! All participants will receive a Halloween treat bag. Due to the nature of this workshop and the preparation involved, we highly recommend early registration. Costumes optional. Drop-off. Click to Register

Halloween Haunted Happiness Frame Workshop Sunday, October 23 1:00-2:15 $37 In this workshop we’ll decorate our own boo-tiful Halloween frames, perfect for adding a personal touch to your (haunted) house. All participants will receive a Halloween treat bag. Costumes optional. Drop-off. Click to Register

Halloween ART Treat Bags $25 each They’re back! This year’s decoratable Halloween bags are filled with all sorts of Halloween goodies including stickers, markers, paper, temporary tattoos, a Halloween plush, a mini pumpkin, several projects to create, and more, plus of course a little candy! Text 773.636.1968 to order yours. While supplies last!

https://www.hisawyer.com/the-paintbrush/schedules/activity-set/371453

Summer 2022 @The Paintbrush!

SUMMER 2022 ART CAMPS and ART IN THE PARK!

WE HAVE REVISED OUR SUMMER ART CAMPS/ART IN THE PARK PROGRAM to meet the needs of THE PANDEMIC AND SOCIAL DISTANCING.

NEW! SUMMER 2022 TOT ART CAMP (ages 2-4)

This Summer, kids ages 2-4 (and their participating adult) can come to ART Camp like the big kids! $165/week includes Signature ART Class, snack time, ART Play Time and a t-shirt! Tuesday-Thursday, 9:00-11:00 or 2:00-4:00. Choose your week, choose your time, and click to sign up today!

July 19-21, 9:00-11:00 Click to Register

July 19-21, 2:00-4:00 Click to Register

August 2-4, 9:00-11:00 Click to Register

August 2-4, 2:00-4:00 Click to Register

IN-PERSON SUMMER 2022 ART CAMP (ages 5-10)

Monday-Friday, 10:00-2:00

June 20-June 24 Click to Register

June 27- July 1 Click to Register

July 11-15 Click to Register

July 25-29 Click to Register

August 8-12 Click to Register

10am-2pm; ages 5-10, $355/week

Once you have registered PLEASE LOOK FOR AND REPLY TO THE PAINTBRUSH’S CONFIRMATION EMAIL AND REQUEST FOR FURTHER INFO

For ART-loving kids ages 5-10. Explore ART through a variety of approaches including drawing, painting, ARTist inspired projects, games and more! Lunch break will take place outdoors. We will continue to take measures to ensure the safety of all campers. (As we get closer to Camp time, we MAY be easing up on some of our Covid19 safety mitigations. Let us know if you have any questions. As of March 2022…)

ART IN THE PARK 2022

THIS CAMP WILL RUN FOLLOWING CURRENT SAFETY GUIDELINES AS SET FORTH BY THE CITY AND STATE. WE WILL CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE SITUATION AND ADAPT TO MEET THE SAFETY NEEDS OF YOUR KIDS AND THE COMFORT LEVEL OF ALL FAMILIES INVOLVED, ON A WEEK-TO-WEEK BASIS. Please let us know if you have any questions.
In the event that we are able to unmask outdoors this summer, all participants must show proof of vaccination. Unvaccinated children will be required to mask, regardless of City and State guidelines.

Meet in designated locations in Lincoln Park (between Fullerton and North Avenue) to discover, observe, draw and paint the beautiful artistic aspects of our city from animals to architecture, flora and fauna. Space is limited (8 kids max; 2 kids minimum). Click the link to sign up for the ART program that takes your kids out in the world to discover art in our neighborhood park.

Monday-Thursday, 3:45-5:15; Ages 5-12

$185/week (includes t-shirt and all ART supplies) 

June 20-23, June 27-30, July 11-14, July 18-21, August 1-4, August 15-18

Click to Register

Once you have registered PLEASE LOOK FOR AND REPLY TO THE PAINTBRUSH’S CONFIRMATION EMAIL AND REQUEST FOR FURTHER INFO

Must be 5 years old by the first day of your ART in the Park week.

Summer 2022 Workshops

Picnic With Seurat Bring a bag lunch to enjoy an outdoor picnic, followed by a hands-on lesson on Georges Seurat, culminating in your own take-home masterpiece! $40 July 20, 12:00-1:30 Click to Register

Picnic With Monet Bring a bag lunch to enjoy an outdoor picnic, followed by a hands-on lesson on Claude Monet, culminating in your own take-home masterpiece! $40 August 3, 12:00-1:30 Click to Register

 

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Eagle art 2015
Vets day camp 2015

“Lucas is bouncing off the walls just loving your studio! And he is in love with the idea that he can buy his own snacks during camp! He feels like a big kid with his own money. Thank you for introducing us to your wonderful business.” — Carmen, mom of Lucas, 6

“Jalil enjoyed camp and art in the park this week; just wanted to say thanks again for getting us in this week.” — Marcia, mom of Jalil, age

“We asked her which, of all the camps she attended this summer, was her favorite and she said, ‘ART CAMP!'” –  parents of Vida, 5

“Thank  you for pairing up with Code Play Learn for Camp this summer. What a great idea. It’s really STEAM, not STEM that is so important for our kids!” — Carmen, mom of Lucas, 6

“I have aqua at my school, but it’s a crayon.” — Maia, age 4

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“I love this class!”  – Noah, 9 1/2

“She is having a blast!” — Heather, mom of Alex, 8

“I learned a lot in Drawing [Workshop Class]. My new skills will definitely help me in school assignments next year.”  – Seth, 12

“Drawing class is really fun!”  – Bess, 6

Sketching AIC 2016
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cartooncamp

 
Kids from Cartooning Camp in summer 2013 created their own comics as well as puppets to film a “cartoon”! Watch our Cartooning Camp video here!!