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Summer Courses for Children

General Museum News

May 16, 2006

Museum School Announces Summer Courses for Children and Teens

The Museum School at the Quadrangle is offering the following courses for young people this summer. Registration begins May 30.

For complete course descriptions and information about scholarships, call 413–263–6800, ext. 377, or log onto www.springfieldmuseums.org. On-line registration is available.

Summer Program for Children Ages 5 to 11

Exploring the Universe - Pat Gregory & Meredith S. Greene, instructors; ages 6 & 7; Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-noon, July 10-14 OR July 24-28.
Living Spaces: Draw, Paint & Design - Doug Gillette, instructor; ages 8-11; Mon.-Fri., 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., July 10-14 OR July 17-21.
From Nature with Love - Lydia Negron, instructor; ages 9-11; Mon.-Fri., 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., July 10-14
Earth's Treasures - Pat Gregory & Meredith S. Greene, instructors; age 5; Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m.-noon, July 18-21
Art and Imagination: World Traveler - Karen Dupuis, instructor; ages 6 & 7; Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-noon, July 17-21.
Around the World in a Fashion Flash - Lydia Negron, instructor; ages 9-11; Mon.-Fri., 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., July 24-28.
Morning Workshop: The Moscow Ballet - Ages 5-7; Mon., Aug. 21, 10 a.m.-noon.
A Day with the Moscow Ballet - Ages 8-12, Mon., Aug. 21, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Summer Museum School for Teens Ages 12 to 15

Drawing & Painting Studio - Greta Breglio-Redman, instructor; ages 12-15; Mon.-Fri., 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., July 10-14 OR July 24-28.
Painting Inspired by Nature - Lydia Negron, instructor; ages 12-15; Mon.-Fri., 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., July 17-21.
Textile Design for Teens - Jeanne Sisson, instructor; ages 12-15; Mon.-Fri., 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., July 24-28.

Afternoon Workshops for Children Ages 7-12
(May be combined with other courses for a full-day experience.)


Environmental Art - Cheryl Cardinale, instructor; ages 7-9; Wed. & Fri., 1-5 p.m., July 12 & 14, or July 19 & 21, or July 26 & 28 (repeat students welcome).
Chess Tricks-Traps-Tactics - Haven Williams, instructor; ages 8-12; Mon.-Fri., 3:15-5 p.m., July 10-14.
Drawing and Composition - Jesse Connor, instructor; ages 9-12; Mon.-Fri., 3:15-5 p.m., July 10-14.
New Games of Chess - Haven Williams, instructor; ages 8-12; Mon.-Fri., 3:15-5 p.m., July 17-21.
Foundations in 2-D: Printmaking - Jesse Connor, instructor; ages 9-12; Mon.-Fri., 3:15-5 p.m., July 17-21.
The New Games of Cards - Haven Williams, instructor; ages 8-12; Mon.-Fri., 3:15-5 p.m., July 24-28.
Drawing Portfolio - Jesse Connor, instructor; ages 10-13; Mon.-Fri., 3:15-5 p.m., July 24-28.
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