Summer Art Camps at Mattie Rhodes at Mattie Rhodes Art Center on Kansas City’s Westside is happening!
Mattie Rhodes staff will be following all updated CDC and state rules to keep health and safety at priority during COVID-19.
“The safety and well-being of our families and staff are our top priority. We have been working hard to create a plan to ensure the safety and trust of our families. We have created new procedures to go into effect for all programming and with your help, we will be able to offer the same quality programming we have always offered.”
This year summer programs include Itty Bitty Art Camp, a day camp for the youngest artists ages 2-5 began on June 29 and continues 30, July 1 and 2 from 9am -12pm. Includes projects from clay to mixed media for your little Picasso or Frida! All kiddos must be potty trained!
Teen Art Camp began June 29, runs 30, July 1 and 2 from 9am-3:30pm. Creative experiences for children 13 – 16 years old. Students receive hands-on art instruction as they learn about creating murals, pin hole cameras, screen printing, graffiti and more! This is a great opportunity for teens to build their portfolio!
And Art Camp will be held in four sessions starting July 7 and running through August 7, for children ages 5-12 with drop-off beginning at 8:00am. Four one-week sessions are offered each summer, covering five areas of art instruction including ceramics, fiber/craft, cultural art, mixed media and painting/printmaking.
Mattie Rhodes Center serves children, individuals, couples and families. Many of those we serve are recent immigrants from Latin America who speak only Spanish. Every year, our Family Services team serves more than 1,000 individuals who live in Jackson County, Missouri, and Wyandotte and Johnson Counties, Kansas.