Summer Art Camp: Nature in Focus (Ages 13-16)

August 12, 2024 - August 16, 2024

5 Days

9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Taught by Annabel Manning

Using nature, campers will have the opportunity to experiment with various art techniques, including cyanotypes, botanical drawings, silhouettes, and collages. Inspired by natural events and settings in or around Newport students will embark will take a deep dive incorporating research, photography and sketching to create their own projects. At the end of the week, parents, family, and friends are invited to view their campers’ artworks in a show! Campers should bring a drink and snack.


About the Teaching Artist:

Annabel Manning is a Middletown visual artist and educator currently teaching with the Newport Art Museum both at NAM and in the community . She is working on a series of digital paintings inspired by her relocation to the seaside. Her process involves paintings, photographs, collages, and installations.

In NYC and Charlotte, Annabel worked as a social practice artist with immigrants, incarcerated individuals, and other underrepresented communities with whom she developed art and literacy programs. She has shown her art individually and collectively in NYC, North Carolina, San Francisco, Boston, and Germany.

Annabel was born and raised in Mexico, Peru, and Argentina. She received a B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College, a B.F.A. in painting and video from Massachusetts College of Art, and an M.F.A, in Experimental and Documentary Arts from Duke University.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available. Please submit an application to the education manager by 2 weeks before camp begins.

Museum members receive a discount on tuition!

Location and Parking

Newport Art Museum School camps are held in the Museum's School located at the Coleman Center for Creative Studies at 26 Liberty Street. Please park in our museum parking lots or on Liberty Street.