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    • Wednesday, January 18, 2023
    • Sunday, June 30, 2024
    • 11:59 PM
    Register

    At this  time we have limited funds for partial scholarships.  Please click on "register" at the bottom left of the page in order to complete the scholarship application.  You will need the following information:

    For Merit-Based Scholarships: Three Images of  your work in jpg or pdf format, 2 letters of recommendation from instructors/supervisors, and a personal statement about what the camper hopes to gain from their time at summer art camp

    For Need-Based Scholarships:  A statement indicating financial need, total household gross annual income and family size, list of total monthly income versus monthly expenses (which may include any unforeseen expenses such as medical bills, etc). and how this scholarship/art camp will benefit your child.  Additionally, we need a letter of recommendation from someone who is not a family member (teacher, principal, minister, neighbor, supervisor, etc).

    Please note:  The first application deadline for SUMMER CAMP scholarships will be March 15, 2024.  If funds are still available, we will award additional scholarships after the second application deadline of May 25, 2024.

    OTHER scholarships are considered based on need, merit, and available funding as they are received.

    • Wednesday, April 24, 2024
    • Thursday, August 01, 2024
    • 11:59 PM
    Register

    At this  time we have limited funds for partial scholarships.  Please click on "register" at the bottom left of the page in order to complete the scholarship application.  You will need the following information:

    For Merit-Based Scholarships: Three Images of  your work in jpg or pdf format, 2 letters of recommendation from instructors/supervisors, and a personal statement about what the camper hopes to gain from their time at summer art camp

    For Need-Based Scholarships:  A statement indicating financial need, total household gross annual income and family size, list of total monthly income versus monthly expenses (which may include any unforeseen expenses such as medical bills, etc). and how this scholarship/art camp will benefit your child.  Additionally, we need a letter of recommendation from someone who is not a family member (teacher, principal, minister, neighbor, supervisor, etc).

    Please note:  The application deadline for scholarships will be August 1, 2024. 

    • Friday, May 17, 2024
    • 2:30 PM
    • Monday, September 01, 2025
    • 6:00 PM
    • 4th Floor Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St, Greensboro, NC 27401
    • 32
    Register

    Art in the Afternoon: An Arts-Based After-School Program

    Art in the Afternoon is back.  We are SO excited to welcome back our friends in Kindergarten through 5th grades for afternoons filled with art and fun!  Here is what you need to know:

    Space is limited. Once the limit is reached, you may be added to the waiting list by clicking on "Register."  You will be given the option to add your information.  We will contact you via email and/or telephone if a space becomes available.  Spaces will be filled in the order registrations are received. 

    • Registration for current Art in the Afternoon students is open now.
    • Registration will open to the general public for students in Kindergarten through 5th grade for school year 2024-2025 beginning  June 7, 2024.
    • The program runs 5 days per week, Monday through Friday.  At this time we are not able to offer part-time enrollment.
    • Annual tuition is $3,250  This fee covers the entire school year.  Parents may choose to pay in one lump sum or may enroll in our auto-pay option to pay in 10 equal installments of $325 each.  
    • A snack is provided each afternoon.
    • Students who arrive by 3:30 p.m. will be given the opportunity to work on homework or have "free create" time.  At least 1 hour of art instruction is provided each day, as well as outdoor time (weather-permitting), and structured play time.
    • Students will be divided by age groups.
    • Curriculum includes a wide range of artistic media, art history, and technique.
    • Transportation is available to TESG students by the school.
    • Transportation is available to Guilford County Schools students through the GCS transportation office.  We are on the Lindley Elementary bus route, and magnet schools will bus students to the Cultural Center as well.  Our staff will meet all students outside at the bus stop on Davie St.  CVA is not able to offer transportation at this time.  It is the parents' responsibility to coordinate transportation with the GCS transportation office or secure private transportation.  GCS typically requires at least 2 weeks to add students to a bus route. 
    • Pick-up time is no later than 6 p.m.
    • Scholarships may be available.  Please complete a scholarship application to be considered.

    Questions? Email create@mycvagreensboro.org.

     A $50 non-refundable registration fee is due when you register.  Registrants will be sent an invoice for the first installment payment after your registration is received.  The first installment payment is due no later than August 25, 2024, at 11:59 p.m.  Any invoices not paid by that date and time will be voided, and the registration will be canceled.



    • Monday, June 24, 2024
    • 8:30 AM
    • Friday, June 28, 2024
    • 3:00 PM
    • 4th Floor, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St, Greensboro, NC
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    STEAM: Art with LEGOs (4th-6th)

    Everyone loves LEGOs!  In this super-fun camp, young artists will construct sculptures, make art prints, and more! This isn't a step-by-step LEGO construction experience, but a full-on art experimentation camp for creative kids wanting to push their creative limits.

    Questions? Click here for Frequently Asked Questions or email us at create@mycvagreensboro.org.

    • Monday, June 24, 2024
    • 8:30 AM
    • Friday, June 28, 2024
    • 3:00 PM
    • 4th Floor, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St, Greensboro, NC
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Art Around the World (1st-3rd)

    Students will draw inspiration from the art and artists of diverse cultures and countries as they create their own work in media including drawing, painting, sculpting, fibers, and more. They'll explore the varied styles and art techniques of peoples around the globe, getting a taste of the incredible range of expression possible in visual arts. This is a great camp for budding art enthusiasts who would like to experience a variety of art media in a structured, yet fun environment!

    Questions? Click here for Frequently Asked Questions or email us at create@mycvagreensboro.org.

    • Monday, June 24, 2024
    • 8:30 AM
    • Friday, June 28, 2024
    • 3:00 PM
    • 4th Floor, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St, Greensboro, NC
    • 1
    Register

    Messy Masterpieces (4th-6th)

    Campers will view artmaking in a whole new light after this week! In this camp, they'll explore imaginative ways to create art using everyday objects and unexpected materials. Items may include: recyclables & found objects, fruits & vegetables, fabrics & tools, and more. Some traditional art tools will be used, too... but in unexpected ways. Any way you look at it, though, these messy masterpieces will be marvelous!

    Questions? Click here for Frequently Asked Questions or email us at create@mycvagreensboro.org.

    • Monday, June 24, 2024
    • 8:30 AM
    • Friday, June 28, 2024
    • 3:00 PM
    • 4th Floor, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St, Greensboro, NC
    • 3
    Register

    Learn from the Masters (7th-9th)

    Students will draw inspiration from a variety of artists and art movements throughout history. Young artists will create their own work by using a variety of media. Exercises may include drawing, painting, sculpting, fibers, and more. Students will learn about the varied styles and art techniques of artists around the globe, getting a taste of the incredible range of expression possible in visual arts. This camp is great for campers who want to discover and learn more about their favorite artists throughout history!

    Questions? Click here for Frequently Asked Questions or email us at create@mycvagreensboro.org.

    • Tuesday, June 25, 2024
    • 8:30 AM
    • Friday, June 28, 2024
    • 3:00 PM
    • 4th Floor, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St, Greensboro, NC
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Playing with Clay (4th-6th)

    Campers will learn basic hand building techniques such as pinch pottery, slab building, coil building, and score & slip. Using skills learned in class, students will make functional objects as well as decorative, sculptural forms. In the past, these fun imaginative projects have included gnome cottages, ceramic foods, cups, bowls, and a wide array of animals. Instructors will guide students from the beginning of the design process through the finished glazed products.

    Please Note: Clay camps meet Tuesday-Friday. No camp on Mondays.

    Questions? Click here for Frequently Asked Questions or email us at create@mycvagreensboro.org.

    • Monday, July 01, 2024
    • 8:30 AM
    • Wednesday, July 03, 2024
    • 3:00 PM
    • 4th Floor, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St, Greensboro, NC
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Drawing (4th-6th)

    Using inspiration from historical and contemporary artists, students will build their skills using a variety of drawing materials to create their own original artworks.  By the end of the week, each student will have created numerous studies and sketches to plan and complete at least one finished painting they can be proud to hang on their wall.  This camp is open to all skill levels.

    Please note: There is no camp on July 4 & 5 in observance of Independence Day.

    Questions? Click here for Frequently Asked Questions or email us at create@mycvagreensboro.org.

    • Monday, July 01, 2024
    • 8:30 AM
    • Wednesday, July 03, 2024
    • 3:00 PM
    • 4th Floor, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St, Greensboro, NC
    • 12

    Art Club (7th-9th)

    In Art Club students will learn a variety of techniques that they can apply to their own projects. Projects may include sketchbook activities and collaborative exercises.

    Please note: There is no camp on July 4 & 5 in observance of Independence Day.

    Questions? Click here for Frequently Asked Questions or email us at create@mycvagreensboro.org.

    • Monday, July 01, 2024
    • 8:30 AM
    • Wednesday, July 03, 2024
    • 3:00 PM
    • 4th Floor, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St, Greensboro, NC
    • 7
    Register

    Pinterest Party! (1st-3rd)

    Is your child a DIYer in the making? This camp is perfect for kids who want to do something different each day! Campers will have the opportunity to "Nail it!" by completing crafts inspired by projects on Pinterest. They'll have a blast as they build, craft, decorate, and more.

    Please note: There is no camp on July 4 & 5 in observance of Independence Day.

    Questions? Click here for Frequently Asked Questions or email us at create@mycvagreensboro.org.

    • Monday, July 01, 2024
    • 8:30 AM
    • Wednesday, July 03, 2024
    • 3:00 PM
    • 4th Floor, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St, Greensboro, NC
    • 5
    Register

    Intro to Digital Art (7th-9th)

    Enter the fascinating world of digital art. Campers will try their hand at the art of graphic design using Sketchbook and other tools to manipulate images and create one-of-a-kind digital art that's as unique as they are. Future viral marketers and designers of all kinds will love this camp! They'll also learn about the origins of the media and discover how modern-day creatives use them in fine art and graphic design careers.

    Please note: There is no camp on July 4 & 5 in observance of Independence Day.

    Questions? Click here for Frequently Asked Questions or email us at create@mycvagreensboro.org.

    • Monday, July 01, 2024
    • 8:30 AM
    • Wednesday, July 03, 2024
    • 3:00 PM
    • 4th Floor, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St, Greensboro, NC
    • 2
    Register

    Paint Party (1st-3rd)

    This week, campers will have a blast as they explore all things to do with paint and painting! Drawing inspiration from the works of famous painters and using different kinds of paint--including some they make themselves--campers will brush, drip, pour, drag, and splatter their way to their very own creative masterpieces. 

    Please note: There is no camp on July 4 & 5 in observance of Independence Day.

    Questions? Click here for Frequently Asked Questions or email us at create@mycvagreensboro.org.

    • Monday, July 08, 2024
    • 8:30 AM
    • Friday, July 12, 2024
    • 3:00 PM
    • 4th Floor, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St, Greensboro, NC
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    ArtSplosions! Art + Science (1st-3rd)

    Eek, boom, splash! Homemade goo, volcanoes, and plants that just "dye" to be different may appear in this artful science camp.  From chemistry to ecology, drawing to sculpting...art and science explode at the CVA this summer. 

    Questions? Click here for Frequently Asked Questions or email us at create@mycvagreensboro.org.

    • Monday, July 08, 2024
    • 8:30 AM
    • Friday, July 12, 2024
    • 3:00 PM
    • 4th Floor, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St, Greensboro, NC
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Messy Masterpieces (1st-3rd)

    Campers will view artmaking in a whole new light after this week! In this camp, they'll explore imaginative ways to create art using everyday objects and unexpected materials. Items may include: recyclables & found objects, fruits & vegetables, fabrics & tools, and more. Some traditional art tools will be used, too... but in unexpected ways. Any way you look at it, though, these messy masterpieces will be marvelous!

    Questions? Click here for Frequently Asked Questions or email us at create@mycvagreensboro.org.

    • Monday, July 08, 2024
    • 8:30 AM
    • Friday, July 12, 2024
    • 3:00 PM
    • 4th Floor, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St, Greensboro, NC
    • 7
    Register

    Art Around the World (4th-6th)

    Students will draw inspiration from the art and artists of diverse cultures and countries as they create their own work in media including drawing, painting, sculpting, fibers, and more. They'll explore the varied styles and art techniques of peoples around the globe, getting a taste of the incredible range of expression possible in visual arts. This is a great camp for budding art enthusiasts who would like to experience a variety of art media in a structured, yet fun environment!

    Questions? Click here for Frequently Asked Questions or email us at create@mycvagreensboro.org.

    • Monday, July 08, 2024
    • 8:30 AM
    • Friday, July 12, 2024
    • 3:00 PM
    • 4th Floor, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St, Greensboro, NC
    • 3
    Register

    Painting (7th-9th)

    Using inspiration from historical and contemporary artists, students will build their skills using acrylic and watercolor paints to create their own original paintings. By the end of the week, each student will have created numerous studies and sketches to plan and complete at least one finished painting they can be proud to hang on their wall. This camp is open to all skill levels.

    Questions? Click here for Frequently Asked Questions or email us at create@mycvagreensboro.org.

    • Monday, July 15, 2024
    • 8:30 AM
    • Friday, July 19, 2024
    • 3:00 PM
    • 4th Floor, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St, Greensboro, NC
    • 1
    Register

    STEAM - ArtSplosions! Art + Science (4th-6th)

    Eek, boom, splash! Homemade goo, volcanoes, and plants that just "dye" to be different may appear in this artful science camp.  From chemistry to ecology, drawing to sculpting...art and science explode at the CVA this summer. 

    Questions? Click here for Frequently Asked Questions or email us at create@mycvagreensboro.org.

    • Monday, July 15, 2024
    • 8:30 AM
    • Friday, July 19, 2024
    • 3:00 PM
    • 4th Floor, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St, Greensboro, NC
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    STEAM - Art with LEGOS (1st-3rd)

    Everyone loves LEGOs!  In this super-fun camp, young artists will construct sculptures, make art prints, and more! This isn't a step-by-step LEGO construction experience, but a full-on art experimentation camp for creative kids wanting to push their creative limits.

    Questions? Click here for Frequently Asked Questions or email us at create@mycvagreensboro.org.

    • Monday, July 15, 2024
    • 8:30 AM
    • Friday, July 19, 2024
    • 3:00 PM
    • 4th Floor, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St, Greensboro, NC
    • 6
    Register

    Learn from the Masters (4th-6th)

    Students will draw inspiration from a variety of artists and art movements throughout history. Young artists will create their own work by using a variety of media. Exercises may include drawing, painting, sculpting, fibers, and more. Students will learn about the varied styles and art techniques of artists around the globe, getting a taste of the incredible range of expression possible in visual arts. This camp is great for campers who want to discover and learn more about their favorite artists throughout history!

    Questions? Click here for Frequently Asked Questions or email us at create@mycvagreensboro.org.

    • Monday, July 15, 2024
    • 8:30 AM
    • Friday, July 19, 2024
    • 3:00 PM
    • 4th Floor, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St, Greensboro, NC
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Intro to Digital Art (4th-6th Grades)

    Enter the fascinating world of digital art.  Campers will try their hand at the art of graphic design using Sketchbook and other tools to manipulate images and create one-of-a-kind digital art that's as unique as they are.  Future viral marketers and designers of all kinds will love this camp! They'll also learn about the origins of the media and discover how modern-day creatives use them in fine art and graphic design careers.

    Questions? Click here for Frequently Asked Questions or email us at create@mycvagreensboro.org.

    • Tuesday, July 16, 2024
    • 8:30 AM
    • Friday, July 19, 2024
    • 3:00 PM
    • 4th Floor, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St, Greensboro, NC
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Playing with Clay (7th-9th)

    Campers will learn basic hand building techniques such as pinch pottery, slab building, coil building, and score & slip. Using skills learned in class, students will make functional objects as well as decorative, sculptural forms. In the past, these fun imaginative projects have included gnome cottages, ceramic foods, cups, bowls, and a wide array of animals. Instructors will guide students from the beginning of the design process through the finished glazed products.

    Please Note: Clay camps meet Tuesday-Friday. No camp on Mondays.

    Questions? Click here for Frequently Asked Questions or email us at create@mycvagreensboro.org.

    • Monday, July 22, 2024
    • 8:30 AM
    • Friday, July 26, 2024
    • 3:00 PM
    • 4th Floor, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St, Greensboro, NC
    • 5
    Register

    Create Your Own Comics (7th-9th Grades)

    Students who love comics will be so excited for this camp!  They will learn the basics of using digital tools to create illustrations with a focus on sequential art.  They'll work on concepts, character development through drawing, and story mapping as they create their own unique comic book.

    Questions? Click here for Frequently Asked Questions or email us at create@mycvagreensboro.org.

    • Monday, July 22, 2024
    • 8:30 AM
    • Friday, July 26, 2024
    • 3:00 PM
    • 4th Floor, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St, Greensboro, NC
    • 2
    Register

    Art Around the World (1st-3rd Grades)

    Students will draw inspiration from the art and artists of diverse cultures and countries as they create their own work in media including drawing, painting, sculpting, fibers, and more. They'll explore the varied styles and art techniques of peoples around the globe, getting a taste of the incredible range of expression possible in visual arts. This is a great camp for budding art enthusiasts who would like to experience a variety of art media in a structured, yet fun environment!

    Questions? Click here for Frequently Asked Questions or email us at create@mycvagreensboro.org.

    • Monday, July 22, 2024
    • 8:30 AM
    • Friday, July 26, 2024
    • 3:00 PM
    • 4th Floor, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St, Greensboro, NC
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    STEAM - ArtSplosions! Art + Science (1st-3rd)

    Eek, boom, splash! Homemade goo, volcanoes, and plants that just "dye" to be different may appear in this artful science camp.  From chemistry to ecology, drawing to sculpting...art and science explode at the CVA this summer. 

    Questions? Click here for Frequently Asked Questions or email us at create@mycvagreensboro.org.

    • Monday, July 22, 2024
    • 8:30 AM
    • Friday, July 26, 2024
    • 3:00 PM
    • 4th Floor, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St, Greensboro, NC
    • 5
    Register

    Pinterest Party (4th-6th)

    Is your child a DIYer in the making? This camp is perfect for kids who want to do something different each day! Campers will have the opportunity to "Nail it!" by completing crafts inspired by projects on Pinterest. They'll have a blast as theybuild, craft, decorate, and more.

    Questions? Click here for Frequently Asked Questions or email us at create@mycvagreensboro.org.

    • Monday, July 29, 2024
    • 8:30 AM
    • Friday, August 02, 2024
    • 3:00 PM
    • 4th Floor, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St, Greensboro, NC
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Exploring Mixed Media & Collage (7th-9th)

    This camp is a version of Messy Masterpieces adapted for older campers. Campers will explore imaginative ways to create art using everyday objects and unexpected materials. Examples include: recyclables & found objects, fruits & vegetables, fabrics & tools, and more. Some traditional art tools will be used, too... but in unexpected ways. The possibilities are endless! 

    Questions? Click here for Frequently Asked Questions or email us at create@mycvagreensboro.org.

    • Monday, July 29, 2024
    • 8:30 AM
    • Friday, August 02, 2024
    • 3:00 PM
    • 4th Floor, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St, Greensboro, NC
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    STEAM - The Art of Building (1st-3rd)

    Art is all around us every day...and not just in the form of drawings and paintings. While learning about the buildings and structures around them, campers will stretch their expressive muscles and build new things that exist in their imaginations. They'll have the opportunity to design and build models of their own dream homes and assemble decorative art pieces from various age-appropriate (and fun!) materials, learning about simple, universal principles of architecture and assemblage sculpture along the way.  

    Questions? Click here for Frequently Asked Questions or email us at create@mycvagreensboro.org.

    • Monday, July 29, 2024
    • 8:30 AM
    • Friday, August 02, 2024
    • 3:00 PM
    • 4th Floor, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St, Greensboro, NC
    • 1
    Register

    Messy Masterpieces (4th-6th)

    Campers will view artmaking in a whole new light after this week! In this camp, they'll explore imaginative ways to create art using everyday objects and unexpected materials. Items may include: recyclables & found objects, fruits & vegetables, fabrics & tools, and more. Some traditional art tools will be used, too... but in unexpected ways. Any way you look at it, though, these messy masterpieces will be marvelous!

    Questions? Click here for Frequently Asked Questions or email us at create@mycvagreensboro.org.

    • Monday, July 29, 2024
    • 8:30 AM
    • Friday, August 02, 2024
    • 3:00 PM
    • 4th Floor, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St, Greensboro, NC
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Paint Party (1st-3rd)

    This week, campers will have a blast as they explore all things to do with paint and painting! Drawing inspiration from the works of famous painters and using different kinds of paint--including some they make themselves--campers will brush, drip, pour, drag, and splatter their way to their very own creative masterpieces. 

    Questions? Click here for Frequently Asked Questions or email us at create@mycvagreensboro.org.

    • Monday, August 05, 2024
    • 8:30 AM
    • Friday, August 09, 2024
    • 3:00 PM
    • 4th Floor, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St, Greensboro, NC
    • 2
    Register

    STEAM - The Art of Building (4th-6th)

    Art is all around us every day...and not just in the form of drawings and paintings. While learning about the buildings and structures around them, campers will stretch their expressive muscles and build new things that exist in their imaginations. They'll have the opportunity to design and build models of their own dream homes and assemble decorative art pieces from various age-appropriate (and fun!) materials, learning about simple, universal principles of architecture and assemblage sculpture along the way.  

    Questions? Click here for Frequently Asked Questions or email us at create@mycvagreensboro.org.

    • Monday, August 05, 2024
    • 8:30 AM
    • Friday, August 09, 2024
    • 3:00 PM
    • 4th Floor, Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St, Greensboro, NC
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    Messy Masterpieces (1st-3rd)

    Campers will view artmaking in a whole new light after this week! In this camp, they'll