SaturdayAugust 2
Gallery Tour: Animal Instinct: Paintings by Shelley Reed & Cheer for the Home Team!1:00 p.m.Gallery Tour: Animal Instinct: Paintings by Shelley Reed & Cheer for the Home Team!
A guided tour of the exhibitions, Animal Instinct: Paintings by Shelley Reed and Cheer for the Home Team! Animal Mascots in the Collection offers insight into the works of Shelley Reed and the history of mascots for college sports teams found in selections from the Collection.

    Cost:

  • Free with membership or admission
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MondayAugust 4
Summer Camp!
Fins, Feathers, and Fur
9 a.m. - Noon
Summer Camp!Fins, Feathers, and Fur
Draw, paint, and print all of the amazing creatures on exhibit at the CMA!
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    Cost:

  • $160 / $128 for Dual/Family Members and above
  • Ages:

  • Ages 8 - 12
Summer Camp!
The ABCs of Art
9 a.m. - Noon
Summer Camp!The ABCs of Art
Scissors? Check! Markers? Check! Paintbrush? Check! Learn the basics of what it takes to create great art. Focus on shapes, colors, and other elements of art to prepare for the school year ahead.
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    Cost:

  • $135 / $108 for Dual/Family Members and above
  • Ages:

  • Ages 4 - 7
Summer Camp!
Project FUNway Re-mix
1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Summer Camp!Project FUNway Re-mix
Design and create fashion accessories with a variety of simple and fun techniques. The final day of camp features a fashion show!

    Camp is Full

    Ages:

  • Ages 8 - 12
WednesdayAugust 6
Gladys' Gang: Alphabet Animals10:00 - 11:00 a.m.Gladys
Get inspired by picture book author Anita Lobel's exhibition, All the World's a Stage. Then back to the studios to create part of your own picture book. Participants (ages 2-5) and their adult companions explore art through the introduction of elementary art terms such as color, line, shape ae, shape and texture during the Gladys' Gang series. This program includes story time and a creative studio activity.

    Camp is Full

    Ages:

  • 2-5
SaturdayAugust 9
Gallery Tour: Animal Instinct: Paintings by Shelley Reed & Cheer for the Home Team!1:00 p.m.Gallery Tour: Animal Instinct: Paintings by Shelley Reed & Cheer for the Home Team!
A guided tour of the exhibitions, Animal Instinct: Paintings by Shelley Reed and Cheer for the Home Team! Animal Mascots in the Collection offers insight into the works of Shelley Reed and the history of mascots for college sports teams found in selections from the Collection.

    Cost:

  • Free with membership or admission
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SundayAugust 10
Passport to Art: Go Team!Noon - 3:00 p.m.Passport to Art: Go Team!
LetÂ’s Cheer for the Home Team! Boost your team spirit and create your own masterpiece using team colors. Enjoy a family tour at 1:00 p.m., or take a self-guided tour during this FREE monthly open studio for families.

    Cost:

  • FREE
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Champagne Reception with Shelley Reed5:30 - 7:30 p.m.Champagne Reception with Shelley Reed
Experience a rare opportunity to tour an exhibition with the artist who created the work. Boston-based artist Shelley Reed gives a tour through the galleries to discuss the inspiration and the process behind the pieces in Animal Instinct: Paintings by Shelley Reed.

Reed's fascination with works by the Old Masters has led her to bring a modern take to those allegorical pieces by creating large-scale paintings full of intricate details and rendered completely in black and white. Hear from the artist herself what drives this compelling process. Cap off the tour with a champagne toast, then join us for a reception with hors d'oeuvres and a beer and wine cash bar to share more of your thoughts with Reed and your fellow museum-goers.
MondayAugust 11
Summer Camp!
Mythological Monsters
9 a.m. - Noon
Summer Camp!Mythological Monsters
Join us for an exploration of ancient myths and legends. Explore artwork inspired by the stories of Greece, Rome, and Egypt and complete mythology-based projects of your own.
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    Cost:

  • $135 / $108 for Dual/Family Members and above
  • Ages:

  • Ages 4 - 7
Summer Camp!
Go BIG
9 a.m. - Noon
Summer Camp!Go BIG
Big canvases that is—inspired by the exhibition, Animal Instinct: Paintings by Shelley Reed. Learn how to build, stretch, and prepare your own canvas. Then, go big with some paintings to match!
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    Cost:

  • $160 / $128 for Dual/Family Members and above.
  • Ages:

  • Ages 8 - 12