Daily Camp Schedule
8:30 am — 9 am: Morning drop-off
9 am — 12 pm: Morning Camp
12 pm — 12:30 pm: Morning Camp pick-up
12:30 pm – 1 pm: Afternoon drop-off
1:00 pm — 4:00 pm: Afternoon Camp
4 pm — 4:30 pm: Afternoon pick-up
Campers will be provided with a snack during each camp.
All campers are required to purchase a meal plan from SaltBlock Hospitality
Each year the Tampa Museum of Art provides scholarships to make Summer Art Camp a creative and enriching experience available to all children, regardless of economic backgrounds. Need-based scholarships are available for a limited number of campers. To fill out our scholarship form, please click here
Wait-list will be established on a first received basis if/when a camp sells out. If space does become available, parents will be notified. Space will be held for two business days before being offered to the next camper on the list. To be added to the wait-list, fill out a Summer Art Camp wait-list form, which can by found here.
To respect the time of Summer Art Camp staff and volunteers, we implement a late pick-up fee to parents/guardians who arrive past the scheduled pick up time.
All refunds will be charged a $10 administrative fee per camp.
Each of our camp themes this year are based on the Museum’s permanent collection and modern & contemporary exhibitions on view in our galleries. We value the connections children and teens will make with the art on view when making their own unique works of art. Listed below are camp descriptions and the exhibition that inspires them.
AM Camp: Ancient Art: 2D
Explore painting, drawing, and other two-dimensional art-making with projects inspired by the Museum’s collection of ancient art.
PM Camp: Costumes and Contraptions
Make creative costumes, masks, and accessories based on your favorite characters or ones that you invent.
AM Camp: Ancient Art: 3D
Build, mold, and sculpt three-dimensional works of art inspired by the Museum’s collection of ancient art
PM Camp: Upcycled Art
Use recycled and repurposed materials to make works of art inspired by current exhibitions at the Museum. Create unique works of art while helping to preserve the environment and using everyday materials you could find at home
AM Camp: Upcycled Art
Use recycled and repurposed materials to make works of art inspired by current exhibitions at the Museum. Create unique works of art while helping to preserve the environment and using everyday materials you could find at home.
PM Camp: Sculpture: Ancient and Modern
Create original works of three-dimensional art inspired by all of the different kinds of sculpture on view, from C. Paul Jennewein’s people and animals to the monumental sculptures outside and in the lobby.
AM Camp: Sequential Art
Our antiquities galleries are filled with sculptures and paintings of legendary journeys, battles, contests, gods, goddesses, heroes, and athletes. Create characters and make a comic book about their adventures
PM Camp: Epic Collage – SOLD OUT
Create large works of collage and mixed-media works incorporating photos and paper from our classroom, photos taken at the Museum, and photos and other collage materials brought from home.
AM Camp: Painting Places – SOLD OUT
Make paintings based on places depicted in works of art at the Museum, the downtown cityscape, and your own imagined places.
PM Camp: Printmaking – SOLD OUT
Explore several different printmaking processes, including relief prints, screen printing, and printing on fabric and clothing.
TMA Teen Residency
An open studio camp inspired by artist residencies, campers will work with a different local artist daily to further explore their artistic interests and new approaches inspired by local artists and fellow teen creators. Campers will engage in group critiques, photograph their works to create a digital portfolio, and exhibit their creations in a group show at the end of the week.
*Features an expert tour with Museum staff
AM Camp: 9a-12pm
PM Camp: 1p-4:p