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July 2018

July 10, 2018

EcoRangers: Nature’s Masterpiece

July 10 - 13, 2018 (8:30am-Noon)
EcoRangers Summer Camps – Nature’s Masterpiece For students entering grades 1 & 2 Join us at Shangri La to celebrate the beauty nature holds. Campers will explore Shangri La’s hidden trails to collect natural materials that will be used to create works of art! Several art techniques will be explored, while…
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Art Quest: Go West!

July 10 - 13, 2018 (8:30am-Noon)
Art Quest Summer Camps – Go West! For students entering grades 3 – 5 Become intrepid adventurers on a journey out west. We will create our own traveling journals, design maps of our explorations, discover new species, and create tools to help us on our quest. Learn how to bind…
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July 14, 2018

CREATE! Workshop: Linoleum Block Printing

Saturday, July 14, 2018 (10:30am-12:30pm)
Discover the process of printmaking during the July 14th CREATE! Workshop. Registrants will begin in the museum gallery and then put their inspiration to work in the studio. They will draw a design and then create their printing plate by carving a linoleum block. Workshop artists will then use…
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July 17, 2018

EcoRangers: Armored Animals

July 17 - 20, 2018 (8:30am-Noon)
EcoRangers Summer Camps – Armored Animals For students entering grades 3rd & 4th Crawfish, Alligators and Armadillos– oh my! This week, we will take a tour of the animal kingdom and explore the many unique armored adaptations of our animal friends. We’ll study shells, examine exoskeletons, and meet a few…
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Art Quest: Art is For the Birds

July 17 - 20, 2018 (8:30am-Noon)
Art Quest Summer Camps – SENSEational ART For students entering grades K – 2 CLICK HERE to download the registration form for 2018 Art Quest Summer Camps. Join our flock as we make art for the birds and about the birds. Learn about Native American bird legends and get inspired by the Museum’s…
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July 21, 2018

Caring for Your Collections Workshop

Saturday, July 21, 2018 (10:00am - 12:00pm & 1:00pm - 3:00pm)
Learn how to care for your heirlooms at this hands-on workshop July 21 from 10:00-12:00 and 1:00-3:00pm. Library & Archive specialists will show you how proper storage of your family photographs, letters, and documents will ensure they are available for future generations. A great family workshop – so bring your…
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July 24, 2018

EcoRangers: Back to Nature

July 24 - 27, 2018 (8:30am-Noon)
EcoRangers Summer Camps – Back to Nature For students entering grades 5th & 6th Come to Shangri La this week to explore the forest trails, tromp along the swamp, float down the bayou, and get back to nature! Campers will learn how to use a compass, make cane poles for fishing,…
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July 31, 2018

EcoRangers: Tribal Trails

July 31 - August 3, 2018 (8:30am-Noon)
EcoRangers Summer Camps – Tribal Trails For students entering grades 7th, 8th & 9th Step back in time to the era when Native Americans lived in the area of Shangri La. Campers will learn to live off the land by building a natural shelter, tracking animals, weaving with natural materials, working…
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Art Quest: The Not-So-Secret Garden

July 31 - August 3, 2018 (8:30am-Nooon)
Art Quest Summer Camps – Brush up with Landscapes For students entering grades K – 2 CLICK HERE to download the registration form for 2018 Art Quest Summer Camps. Pinwheels spin and shadows play in this not-so-secret garden. Spend the week creating colorful painted fence pickets, snail art, a mandala of found objects…
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August 2018

August 3, 2018

SMA Playdate: Let’s Watercolor!

Friday, August 3, 2018 (10 - 11am)
Get ready to paint with watercolor!   Get ready to paint with watercolor at SMA Playdate on Friday, August 3 from 10 am – 11 am! Little artists and their grown-ups will enjoy visiting the gallery for a special story and playtime before creating their own watercolor masterpiece in our studio. Make…
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