Summer Art Camp: Little Artists Crafts with Yarn and Paper (Ages 4-6)

June 17, 2024 - June 21, 2024

5 Days

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Taught by Emma Welty

Get ready to enter into the vibrant world of textiles! Join us as we dive into a whirlwind of creative activities, perfect for our little ones aged 4-6. From the magic of weaving to the excitement of collage making and the colorful adventure of yarn wrapping, this class is bursting with fun and imagination!

No need to worry about sharp tools here – our activities are specifically tailored to ensure a safe and fun-filled experience for our young participants.

Don’t forget to pack a snack and drink for our breaks – it’s going to be a fantastic journey through the world of crafts and beyond.


About the Teaching Artist:

Emma Welty is an artist, educator, curator, and writer currently living and working in Connecticut. In her studio she is a weaver and researcher, interrogating her relationship to the loom through craft legacies, inherited muscle memory and the links between textiles and language. She has taught fiber art to kids ages 4-13 as well as senior groups! She completed her BFA from Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Fibers and Art History and her MFA in Visual Arts and MA in Art History at Purchase College, SUNY.

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.