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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 and camps during the pandemic.

At-Home Mosaic Workshop

Our first online workshop. For all ages (kids, teens, tweens, adults). Fee includes supplies for one person. Additional same-house family members may join class for fee of supplies only.

July 21, 3:15pm $35 Click to Register

SUMMER 2020 ART CAMPS!

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

SUMMER 2020 CAMPS and ART IN THE PARK

In-Person Summer 2020 ART Camp July 20-24 (FULL), August 3-7, August 17-21August 3-7, August 17-21

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 take great measures to ensure the safety of all campers, with regular cleaning of shared space, no sharing of art supplies, masks on everyone, bathroom cleaning between campers, social distance seating, small camp groups. We will follow closely the CDC and City of Chicago Covid-19 precautions and recommendations for re-opening.

10am-2pm; ages 5-10, $350/week CLICK TO REGISTER

Campers….

  • must be able to maintain social distancing by
    remaining in their assigned seat;
  • will be required to wear a mask throughout camp,
    with the exception of lunchtime;
  • must be able to work independently without
    teacher intervention (physical);
  • will be asked to bring lunch that they are able
    to completely access without assistance;
  • will be asked to bring their own smocks or wear
    clothes they can get a little messy in.
  • will be dropped off at our front door to be escorted
    inside by a teacher, so as to limit exposure of campers to other adults.

Online Summer ART Camp 2020: June 8-July 17, July 27-31, August 10-14, August 24-31

Summer ART Camp Classes via Zoom for kids ages 5-10+. Choose as many or as few classes as you’d like to make the perfect Camp schedule for you! $75/class per week; awesome sibling discount; ART supplies available; no sunscreen required! Classes meet for about 45 minutes each to allow for a break in between. All classes meet via Zoom.

9am ARTists at Home

10am Drawing Class

12pm Yoga Break (week of August 24 only)

1:30pm Painting Class

Click to Register for ONLINE Summer 2020 ART Camp Classes

ART IN THE PARK 2020

THIS CAMP WILL RUN FOLLOWING SOCIAL DISTANCING, SMALL GROUP LIMITS AND MASKS AS REQUIRED BY THE GOVERNOR OF ILLINOIS. WE HAVE ADAPTED TO MEET THESE NEEDS. Please let us know if you have any questions.

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 (6 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; $180/week (includes t-shirt and all ART supplies) 

Click to Register!

Register now to secure your spots!

June 15-18, June 22-26, June 29-July 2, July 6-9, July 13-16, July 27-30, August 10-13

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

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 YEAR-‘ROUND ART CAMP

The Paintbrush offers unique camp day experiences on days that CPS is closed. Kids ages 4 through 12 can join in the creativity of a half day or full day of art projects based on our class model of introducing an artist and creating a masterpiece based on that artist’s work. The laid-back camp atmosphere often allows for a second or third project, and/or our beloved free-art play options such as painting the table, creating a group project, face painting and more. Each day we learn something entirely new, so sign up for a day or a week — it’s all fun! See below for more details.

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“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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SUMMER ART CAMP 2020

SEE REVISED CAMP SCHEDULE, ABOVE!

The Paintbrush offers a unique camp experience for kids who LOVE ART! (For break-down of the day, scroll down to A Day of Camp at The Paintbrush.)

Monday-Friday

Full Day Camp 9:00-4:00: $90/day;  $435/week (includes t-shirt)

Half Day Camp 9:00-12:00 (morning only); 1:00-4:00 (afternoon only) : $57/day; $275/week (includes t-shirt)

ages 4-12

June 22-26

July 20-26

August 24-28

August 31-September 4

Before- and After-Care Options:

Before-Care: 8:30-9:00 $8/day; $35/week

Extended morning camp: 12:00-1:00 $16/day

Afternoon Before-Care: 12:00-1:00 $16/day

After-Care: 4:00-5:30 $20/day; $90/week

Full Day Camp Before- and After-Care $120/week

(Before- and After-Care registration must be made prior to Camp week)

Campers must be 4 years old by first day of their camp week.

 —A Day of Camp at The Paintbrush

8:30-9:00 Before-Care

9:00-9:15 Arrival and Warm-Up

9:15-11:05 A Morning of ART

11:05-11:15 Snack

11:15-11:45 ART Exploration/Stations

11:45-12:00 Clean Up and Organize

12:00 Morning Camp Departure

12:00-1:00 Lunch and Recreation

1:00-1:15 Arrival and Warm-Up

1:15-3:05 An Afternoon of ART

3:05-3:15 Snack

3:15-3:45 ART Exploration/Stations

3:45-4:00 Clean Up and Organize

4:00-5:30 After-Care

“This week was the most fun I have ever had at camp!” — Megan, 9

ART IN THE PARK 2020

THIS CAMP WILL RUN FOLLOWING SOCIAL DISTANCING, SMALL GROUP LIMITS AND MASKS AS REQUIRED BY THE GOVERNOR OF ILLINOIS. WE HAVE ADAPTED TO MEET THESE NEEDS.

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 (6 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, July 13-16, Juy 27-30, AUgust 10-13 3:45-5:15; Ages 5-12

$180/week (includes t-shirt and all ART supplies) 

Click to Register!

Register now to secure your spots

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

 

 

“Thanks for allowing Gabriel to participate in ART in the Park. He thoroughly enjoyed himself.” — Sonji, mom of Gabriel, 8

“Jalil enjoyed camp and art in the park this week, just wanted to say thanks again for getting us in this week.” – mom of Jalil, 9

Follow clickable links or call or email to sign up for the ART program that takes your kids out in the world to discover art in our neighborhood park.

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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

Call 773.636.1968 or email  thepaintbrush@thepaintbrush.net if you are interested in this class!

 

SKETCHING AT THE MUSEUM

Sketching AIC 2016
DPAM Childrens Event-1801

Discover and draw the works of the masters at the ART museums around Chicago with The Paintbrush.

Dates by Appointment; Limit 6 students (minimum 2 students)

Ages 6 and up.

$45/class

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!!