Summer Art Camp: Wet Paint Camp (Ages 9-12)

August 5, 2024 - August 9, 2024

5 Days

9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Taught by Kyle Canyon

Discover your passion for painting this summer! Join us for an exciting journey where you’ll delve into various painting mediums while drawing inspiration from the Newport Art Museum’s exhibitions and outdoor sculptures. Throughout the camp, you’ll have the opportunity to create a unique 6” x 6” masterpiece to showcase at the renowned Newport Art Museum’s annual Wet Paint community event.

Don’t forget to pack a lunch, drink, and wear paint-friendly clothing for our creative sessions. On Friday at 1:45 pm, we invite friends and family to join us for a special presentation of the campers’ final artworks.

Mark your calendars for the Wet Paint event, scheduled for Saturday, August 10, 2023.


About the Teaching Artist:

Kyle Canyon is an illustrator and comics artist from Newport, Rhode Island. Canyon embraces a pop-surrealism illustration style by using digital image-making techniques and book art processes like risograph printing. Kyle currently teaches art programming at the Newport Art Museum and Jamestown Arts Center. The artist’s work has been published within the USA and abroad. Most recently by Endless Editions in NYC.

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.