Summer Art Camp

at the Tennessee Valley Museum of Art


Kerrigan Casey works with Junior Art Camp students to create a mural

Each summer, the Tennessee Valley Museum of Art hosts a week-long summer studio art camp for young artists. They work with professional artists in various mediums all week to produce a portfolio or exhibition.  We have camps for grades 3-12.


2022 Summer Art Camp


Junior Summer Art Camp
for students entering 3-6 grades
July 11-14, 9 am-3 pm; July 15, 9 am-12 pm
Price: $200 for general public; $175 for TVAA members at the Family/Friend level or above

Students will develop fundamental skills while exploring multiple mediums, led by veteran artists & art instructors. Our 2022 instructors and projects are Barb Hendricks (clothing design and fairy houses), Amita Bhakta (Lippan Kaam plaster relief and clay), Kerrigan Casey (developing characters and storyboards), and Provie Musso (assemblage and masks). This year’s junior camp class will be divided into two groups: 3rd & 4th graders and 5th & 6th graders. Snacks are provided throughout the day, but students should bring a bag lunch.

Seating is limited, registration fills up quickly! Click below to fill out the registration form.

FULL: Call 256-383-0533 to be added to the wait list
Advanced Art Camp with Martha Carpenter

for students entering 7th-12th grades
Schedule: July 5-8, 1 pm-3 pm
Price: $150 for general public; $125 for TVAA members at the Family/Friend level or above

Students will work with acclaimed portrait artist Martha Carpenter to explore advanced drawing methods, learn new skills, and refine existing techniques. The class is limited to ten students to allow for one-on-one instruction and feedback.

Advanced Art Camp Students use mannequins to practice portraits


Students working on art projects at a table

Teacher Resources

free education packets
to use in your classroom.

Acrylip Workshop

Adult Workshops

offer arts education for adults
of all skill levels.

Acting Class - Ritz School of the Performing Arts

Ritz School

of Performing Arts offers
theatre training for grades 9-12.