Summer Studios is a unique summer program for children at the Florence County Museum. Each week-long studio begins on Monday focusing on a specific theme and ends each Friday with an exhibit of student work along with a reception for families and friends. To register for any of the 2015 Summer Studios, please click the link to the online registration form. After you have registered, you will redirected to a confirmation page with payment instruction options. Space is limited to 15 students per studio session, so sign up today!
Details & Pricing
- Each week’s studio will take place Monday-Friday, 9 am-12pm.
- Each studio will cost $150 ($125 for museum members.)
- Each studio will be limited to 15 students per studio session.
Registration & Payment
- We ask that everyone register your student using our Online Registration Form.
- Once you have successfully registered your student(s), you will redirected to a confirmation page with payment instruction options.
Can You Dig it?
June 15-19, 2015
Start your summer as an archeologist! Explore the early history of the Pee Dee region through exciting hands-on activities. Students will create fossils, participate in mock excavations and learn about the different people that inhabited our area over time.
How Does Your Garden Grow
June 22-26, 2015
Using the museum’s courtyard, designed by well-known horticulturalist Jenks Farmer, students will learn how to find art in nature by creating a sustainable garden, identifying regional plants, and following a plant from seed to harvest.
William H. Johnson: New Beginnings
July 6-10, 2015
Discover the artwork of Florence native artist, William Henry Johnson. Students will create paintings, prints, collages and a scrapbook based on the styles and subject matter of Johnson’s work.
July 13-17, 2015
Explore the art of bookmaking and discover that there’s more to a book than meets the eye! Students will learn a variety of book binding techniques such as Coptic stitch binding, Japanese stab binding and accordion binding. Students will experiment with painted paper techniques, paper marbling, and create books with secret panels, pockets and pop-ups.
All Around the World
July 20-24, 2015
Travel the world in just a week! Students will explore the art of different cultures around the globe through the collections of the Florence County Museum and create artworks inspired by them.
Recycle into Art
July 27-July 31, 2015
Design and create artworks with objects that were once something else! Students will think outside the box by exploring new ways to make art using recycled materials. We will also learn the importance of conservation through recycling.
Contact The Curator of Education
If you still have questions regarding the 2015 Summer Studios or registration, feel free to contact our Curator of Education, Kimberly Groom, using the form below.