the Emerson Center for the Arts and Culture
 
 

Summer Art camps & Classes
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Kids ART CAMPS

JUNE
15

MINI MASTERS (Age 4-7) 
Monday - Friday, 10 Weeks available 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Instructor - Angela Yonke/ Jean Korpi 
$95/ Members, $130/ Non-Members

Students will experience a variety of art media: drawing, painting, mixed media, clay hand-building and art appreciation. Projects vary weekly for multi-week campers! Art show on Friday from 11:30 - 12:00 PM. 

   Week 1: June 15 - 19          Week 2: June 22 - 26

   Week 3: June 29 - July 3     Week 4: July 6 - 10

   Week 5: July 13 - 17           Week 6: July 20 - 24

   Week 7: July 27 - 31          Week 8: August 3 - 7 

   Week 9: August 10 - 14   Week 10: August 17 - 21

 

 

 
 

JUNE
15

MEGA MASTERS (Age 8-12)
Monday - Friday, 10 weeks available
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Instructor - Vanessa Rogers/ Angela Yonke/ Jean Korpi 

$140/ Members, $175 Non-Members 

Spend half the day in the pottery studio hand-building clay projects and half in the Emerson 2D classroom experience a variety of art media: drawing, painting, sculpture, mixed media and art appreciation. Students will spend the lunch hour and breaks outdoors on the lawn, weather permitting. Projects vary weekly for multi-week campers. Art Show on final day from 2:30 - 3 PM. 

    Week 1: June 15 - 19        Week 2: June 22 -26 

    Week 3: June 29 - July 3     Week 4: July 6 - 10

    Week 5: July 13 - 17           Week 6: July 20 - 24

    Week 7: July 27 - 31          Week 8: August 3 - 7 

    Week 9: August 10 - 14   Week 10: August 17 - 21

  

 

 
 

Adult & Teen Classes

JUNE

17 

Pottery Beginner - Intermediate

      Saturdays, June 20 - August 8

     10 AM - 12:30 PM (no class July 4)  

       Instructor - Shaila Sorenson

                        OR 
     Wednesdays, June 17 - August 5 
      6:30 - 9:00 PM (no class July 1) 
      Instructor - Vanessa Rogers 

 

$190/ Members, $220/ Non-Members

This class offered more in-depth instruction on mid-range stoneware and porcelain with and building, wheel projects and new surface treatments. This class is suitable for fist timers or people who already have a working knowledge of ceramics and want to increase their skill level.  

 
 

JUNE
23

     Pottery: Advanced Independent Study

Tuesdays, June 23 - July 28 
6:30 - 9:00 PM

Instructor - Shaila Sorenson
$150/ Members, $175/ Non-members

Practice throwing on the wheel an hand-building with individualized instruction and self-directed projects. Prerequisite: Has attended an Emerson pottery course or equivalent. Student must have an intermediate knowledge of pottery. 

 
 

JUNE
18

Plein Air Painting Basics 
Thursdays, June 18 - July 30
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Instructor - Kevin Heaney
$175/ Members, $205/ Non-Members

This class is an introduction to painting outdoors. Students will work with acrylic paint to explore opaque and transparent techniques, use of brushes and color mixing. Using viewfinders onsite, students will identify compositions, create sketches to block out light and darks, and then compose final painting in color. Subject matter will vary weekly and be derived from landscapes and architectural areas in Bozeman within walking distance of the Emerson. 

 
 

SPACES ARE LIMITED
SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR ALL AGES!

 
 

For information on more classes available this spring and summer for children, teens and adults please visit our website.

www.theEmerson.org/education.aspx 

To enroll for SUMMER Art Education Camps and Classes please contact:

Alissa Popken
Education Curator
406.587.9797 x.104
education@theEmerson.org 

 
 
 

INSIDE THE EMERSON

 
 

Emerson History

The Emerson is a thriving arts and community center located a block from historic downtown Bozeman. The building was originally an elementary school built in 1918, attended by thousands of Bozeman youth before its closure in 1991.

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At the Emerson, we are grateful for the generous community support that allows us to serve as a vital arts hub in Bozeman. Over 250,000 people have come to the Emerson each year to attend performances, take classes, and participate in community events.

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As a community arts hub, the Emerson relies on the time, energy and enthusiasm donated by community volunteers and interns. You can get involved by becoming a docent, by helping with events, children's classes or in our office.

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the Emerson Center for the Arts and Culture

111 South Grand Ave.   |   Bozeman, MT   |   406.587.9797 ext. 104   |   education@theemerson.org