Art-Questrians: Virtual Summer Art Camp

Art-Questrians: Virtual Summer Art Camp

Join our online summer camp, as we learn, create and exhibit works from some of Louisville’s most creative and gifted artists – YOU! We will stream into your home on the Zoom platform. Campers will virtually tour Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby Museum. They will learn about Derby Art & History, and participate in lessons ranging from drawing and painting, to using household materials to create their very own Derby Hat to sport on September 5th for Derby 2020!

  • Dates: Monday, July 6 - Friday, July 10
  • Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. (Eastern Time)
  • Grades: Rising 2nd - 6th
  • Price: $25/day, or $120/week (supplies not included)


Download Registration Form

Send filled out Registration Form to Ronnie Dreistadt, Manager of Education Services at rdreistadt@derbymuseum.org


Supply List

Technology Requirements: Internet, Zoom platform, ability to print worksheets or paper templates when needed

Cardboard: (4) Empty cereal boxes, and an empty frozen pizza box or cardboard square 12x12

General Supplies: Sketchbook (8 ½ x 11 or larger), pencil, eraser, red, yellow & blue acrylic or tempera paint (additional colors if desired), paint brush, colored pencils or crayons, markers, scissors, glue, tape, pack of mini-marshmallows, thin spaghetti, 2oz. pack of White Sculpy and ability to bake in oven to harden sculpture, “tools” for sculpy: plastic knife, spoon and fork, bamboo kabob skewer or toothpick.

Additional Supplies for Derby Hat Lesson - we will be making two versions:

Fancy Fascinator - headband or hairclip, paper plate or cardboard cereal box, tissue paper- any colors, twist-ties, white coffee filters, ribbons.

Silly Derby Hat - hat base (ball cap, fedora, helmet, Styrofoam bowl, Easter basket, etc.), silly elements to add: Christmas decorations/garland, small toys/toy horses, fake flowers, whatever you can find around the house! Strong glue such as a hot glue gun or superglue (parental guidance required), or craft glue.

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