Art Camp

The Museum is excited to offer a new opportunity for creativity. 

Virtual Art Camp - Winter 2020

During this online camp young artists will explore the Museum to experience different perspectives and mediums across cultures, times, and locations and create their own unique artworks. Morning and afternoon half-day camp classes available with a different theme each day. Registration required. Registration fee includes art kit to complete art-making activities during each class. Scholarships available.  
Half-day classes 
Ages 6 to 8  |  9 to 11:30 a.m.
Ages 9 to 12  |  1 to 3:30 p.m.

Members  |  $25 per class, $65 for all three classes
Non-Members  |  $30 per class, $80 for all three classes

Cross Pollination: Heade, Cole, Church, and our Contemporary Moment - Dec. 28 
Using the special exhibition, Cross Pollination and the Cummer Gardens as inspiration, campers will explore the interconnections of art, science, and nature.
Register:  Ages 6 to 8  |  Ages 9 to 12

Native American Perspectives - Dec. 29
Using Native American Perspectives as inspiration, campers will explore how different cultures use their environment in their art and in their way of life.
Register:  Ages 6 to 8  |  Ages 9 to 12

Art Conservation - Dec. 30 
Why can’t we touch the art? Students will explore ways to preserve art through time using examples from the permanent collection. 
Register:  Ages 6 to 8  |  Ages 9 to 12

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Scholarships 2020

Thanks to the generosity of Regions Bank, the Museum is pleased to offer a limited number of scholarships for the Virtual Art Camp 2020. Scholarships are intended to provide financial assistance to individuals interested in the arts. If awarded, scholarships cover 100% of the registration cost. Campers applying for a scholarship cannot register for Virtual Art Camp in advance. Once contacted regarding their scholarship status, applicants will be directed to register for Virtual Art Camp through an online Registration Form for scholarship recipients.

In order to be considered for a scholarship, applicants must complete a Scholarship Application Form. If the form is not completed, the applicant will not be considered. Applications will be reviewed weekly and applicants will typically hear back within seven days. This is a rolling application and Scholarships will be awarded on a first come, first served basis to those who qualify. We encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible, as camp fills up quickly.


Museum Education Staff

Dulcie Hause

Dulcie is the program manager for Cummer in the Classroom. Using her years of Museum Education experience as well as her experience teaching Early Childhood classes in public schools, Dulcie designs and implements curriculum, schedules and executes school outreach, and maintains relationships with school staff. Summer Camp is a great opportunity for her to develop more in-depth lessons and use fun, messy, and sometimes unusual materials. This summer will be Dulcie’s 14th year teaching Camp.




Karl Boecklen

Karl has been a Museum Educator at the Museum since 2013. He oversees the Junior Docent Program, where sixth- to twelfth-graders create original works, curate their own exhibition, and volunteer hours to the Museum and the community. As the “Science Educator” in the art museum, Karl draws upon his experiences in the laboratory and the zoo world, as well as formal and informal education to help integrate the gardens into the Museum's education programs. Karl uses his interdisciplinary background to educate about the natural world through art, language arts, math, and science.


Danielle Garcia

Danielle joined the Museum as a Museum Educator in 2019. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Art History from the University of Florida with experience in museum education, curatorial work, and studio arts. She is the Museum’s Accessibility Coordinator and primarily works with visitors from diverse communities and with diverse abilities, leading access programs such as Museum Access for Kids, Women of Vision, and the Blind Ambition Art Club at the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind. She collaborates with Museum Educators and other departments to ensure that museum experiences are welcoming, inclusive, and accessible to all. 


Kim Kuta Dring

Kim Kuta Dring began her position as the Director of Education in 2018. She spent the previous14 years in Connecticut with Stepping Stones Museum for Children, her most recent position being the Director of Learning and Experience. Kim Kuta Dring received an undergraduate degree in Biology from Bradley University and a graduate degree in Biology from Utah State University. During her short time with the Museum she has implemented a new Open Studios event that is part of the Museum’s ongoing commitment to providing experiences that embody the values of quality, access, and fun.


Contact Information

If you have any additional questions, please email or call 904.356.6857.