Summer Art Camp

Get creative at NOMA’s Summer Art Camp. Weekly camps emphasize imagination and creativity through the development of artistic skills in visual and performing arts. Campers will explore works of art in the museum galleries and get creative in the studio or on the stage.

  • Children ages 5-7 and 8-10. Please note that the child must be the minimum age required by the time of the camp.
  • Camps are weekly, Monday-Friday.
  • Morning only, afternoon only, or full-day options are available.
  • Full day campers must bring a sack lunch.
  • Before- and after-care are not available.
  • Full-day campers should be accustomed to participating in an entire day’s activities with no nap.



½ Day $150 $180
Full Day $280 $340

*To secure your space at the discounted rate, pay in full by May 12. Standard registration prices resume on May 13.



Contact: | 504-658-4100


Ages 8-10

June 5-9

IN THE STUDIO | 9 am – 12:30 pm 
Learn how to recycle everyday objects by turning them into functional art pieces using NOMA’s collection as inspiration.

ON THE STAGE | 1 – 4:30 pm
Laugh Out Loud
Take your imagination as far as it can go. Learn improvisation comedy techniques and be prepared to laugh out loud!

Ages 5-7

June 12-16

IN THE STUDIO | 9 am – 12:30 pm 
Around the World
Journey through NOMA’s galleries and discover art from around the world. Each day, create your own art inspired by different cultures.

ON THE STAGE | 1 – 4:30 pm 
Puppet Performance
Design puppets and set the stage for a puppet show. Get into the act by creating an original performance.

Ages 5-7

June 19-23

IN THE STUDIO | 9 am – 12:30 pm 
Pop Goes the Artist!
Discover modern masters from Picasso to Pollock. Release your inner Andy Warhol by creating bright projects in a variety of media to make a bold statement.

ON THE STAGE | 1 – 4:30 pm 
Short Scenes
Explore the dramatic possibilities of your imagination. Create a series of short scenes working individually and as a team.

Ages 5-7

June 26-June 30

IN THE STUDIO | 9 am – 12:30 pm 
Inspired by Nature
Add your twist to traditional craft techniques from weaving to printmaking using designs and materials found in nature.

ON THE STAGE | 1 – 4:30 pm
Clown Around
Embrace your silly side and learn how to use clown performance techniques to express yourself on stage.


Ages 8-10

July 10-14

IN THE STUDIO | 9 am – 12:30 pm 
Abstract Expressions
Boldly express yourself in a variety of media through the use of big colors, shapes, and lines.

ON THE STAGE | 1 – 4:30 pm
Personal Performance
Tell the story you know best—the story of you! Develop and then act out a self-portrait performance based on your life.

Ages 5-7

July 17-21

IN THE STUDIO | 9 am – 12:30 pm SOLD OUT! Waiting list is available.
Art in the Big Easy
Use the vibrant city of New Orleans as inspiration for unique creations in a variety of media.

ON THE STAGE | 1 – 4:30 pm 
Rocking Out
Unleash your inner rock star and look to the galleries for inspiration as we tell wild stories about art through music. No music experience required!

Ages 5-7

July 24-28

IN THE STUDIO | 9 am – 12:30 pm
Draw, Paint, Sculpt!
From pencil to acrylic and canvas to clay, develop your artistic skills by using different media to create your own unique masterpieces.

ON THE STAGE | 1 – 4:30 pm
Mask Parade
Explore masking traditions in New Orleans and the world then create your own masks for a special performance through the museum.

Ages 5-7

July 31-August 4

IN THE STUDIO | 9 am – 12:30 pm SOLD OUT! Waiting list is available.
Imaginary Landscapes
Let your imagination run wild as you create dream worlds and landscapes using an array of techniques and media.

ON THE STAGE | 1 – 4:30 pm
African Dance and Storytelling
Explore different African cultures through a variety of art forms. Learn traditional dance, percussion, and storytelling techniques to put together a performance.