Anderson Ranch Arts Center will be closed from September 24th – October 2nd.

Children's Program

Code: K0608-22

    • O

      Open to All

      Subject to specific age requirements, students of any skill/knowledge level.

    • Ages 6 - 8

Art Like Me!

Jul 11 - 15, 2022

9AM-3PM

Concept

In this workshop, design and create works of art based on the things and people who are important to you! Throughout the week, students create magical 2-D artworks using various mixed media to curate into a book that tells an autobiographical story. Work creatively with paint, oil pastels, collage, glitter, clay and papier-mâché. Sculpt ceramic family trees and papier-mâché world sculptures that replicate treasured memories. Children will also use sketchbooks and learn about famous artists to help ideas flow! Get ready to tell a story through art; at the end of the week books and sculptures are displayed.

This workshop is taught by a bilingual art educator who will support our English and Spanish speaking participants through the use of both languages during instruction. 

El taller será dado por un profesor de artes profesional que apoyará tanto a nuestros participantes hispanoparlantes como a los que hablan inglés haciendo uso de ambos lenguajes durante la clase.

¡Arte como yo!

En este taller se diseña y crea obras de arte basadas en las cosas y personas que son importantes para ti. A lo largo de la semana, los alumnos crearán obras de arte mágicas en dos dimensiones, utilizando diversos medios mixtos para confeccionar un libro que cuente una historia autobiográfica. Trabajarán de forma creativa con pintura, pasteles al óleo, collage, purpurina, arcilla y papel maché. Esculpirán árboles genealógicos de cerámica y esculturas del mundo de papel maché que reproduzcan recuerdos entrañables. Los niños también utilizarán cuadernos de dibujo y aprenderán sobre artistas famosos para que las ideas fluyan. Prepárate para contar una historia a través del arte y al final de la semana expondrás los libros y las esculturas.

Faculty

Jubilee Hernandez

Jubilee Rivera-Hernandez is a fourth grade educator in Denver, CO. Jubilee earned an MA in teaching from Colorado College as well as a BA in education with minors in art studio and Spanish. Jubilee strives to integrate the arts into her classroom, believing art has the power to create change on a personal and collective level.

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Workshop Details

Lodging & Meals

Housing is limited and includes shared and private lodging options. Reservations will be managed on a first-come, first-served basis. The earlier you reserve housing, the better your chance of receiving your preferred option. Please note: Workshop costs do not include accommodations. There is no housing or meals available for Fall Studio Sessions Studio Practice programs.

We have established a Business Safety Plan with added layers of precaution that prioritize the health and safety of our staff, students, faculty and guests while continuing to provide you with the Anderson Ranch experience that you know and enjoy.

The Ranch Café meal plan that is included with Room and Board fees strives to provide healthy, creative meals that will nourish your artistic creativity. The meal plan includes 5 days of continental breakfasts that will include a hot offering, 5 lunches with a selection of offerings, and 5 dinners.

 

Health & Safety

Beginning February 2023, Anderson Ranch will no longer require proof of Covid-19 vaccination for studio and artistic program participants. For your own safety as well as the safety of our community, we highly encourage all program participants to be up to date with their vaccinations for COVID-19 as well as the flu vaccine. We also encourage you to carry health and traveler’s insurance.

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Child & Teen Scholarships

Applications for scholarship support are encouraged. Specific scholarships are funded by Ranch supporters, both individuals and foundations, either through endowed funds or special gifts.

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