News and events update from Monroe Walton Center for the Arts

MWCA Gallery & Shop hours:
Monday – Thursday from 11 am – 4 pm
Friday & Saturday from 10 am – 5 pm
* first Thursday of the month April – October we are open 11 am – 8 pm
Inspiration for your home … and your soul … right here!
In this newsletter we focus on kids.  You’ll learn about:

  • Summer ART Camp: Galaxy Gallery!!
  • Kitchen Art and Science
  • Updates on Kids’ Weekly/Monthly Classes
  • Private Artful Parties!

Have a fun and artful summer!
Your friends at MWCA

Summer ART Camp
We offer FIVE weeks of camp in June and July for you to choose from. Attend one or attend them all!  🙂

Mixed Media Camps are age-appropriate for ages 5 – 8 and 9 – 12. Kids will be exposed to different forms of art at each camp, taught by experienced art teachers. These camps feature projects that will expand your child’s artistic abilities!

  • MIXED MEDIA CAMPS during these weeks will have a space theme:  Galaxy Gallery!:
    • June 10 – 14
    • June 24 – 28
    • July 8 – 12
    • July 22 – 26

We also offer one week of CLAY CAMP for ages 9 – 14.

    • June 17 – 21

ALL Camps are $135 per week for members; $145 per week for non-members.  We ask that you sign up at least 5 days in advance of each camp to give our teachers time to prepare.

Please go on-line to learn more HERE

KITCHEN ART & SCIENCE with Robin Humphrey
Tuesdays in JUNE AND JULY (no 6/18 or 7/4!) from 11:00 – 12:30Join science teacher/artist Miss Robin (think artistic mad scientist!) on an art and science exploration for kids!Kids of ALL ages (ages 8+ can participate without a parent present; younger ages will have a fun “Mommy & Me” time).

Each workshop will include arts and crafts, a little science and something fun to eat or drink (3 or so projects) – all made in class. These are projects you can replicate at home, too, for even more fun! Pick and choose when you want to come.

EASY – Drop in class – pay at the time of class!  $14 per workshop you take.
Here are the workshops planned for June:

  • Tuesday, June 4 and Thursday, June 6Salt Dough Moonrocks and more!
  • Tuesday, June 11 and Thursday, June 13: Alien Slime and more!
  • Thursday, June 20: Space Finger Painting and more!
  • Tuesday, June 25 and Thursday, June 27: Astronaut Ice Cream and more!
NO PAINT AND PIZZA PARTY for June.  The next PPP will be Saturday, July 6 from 12 – 2.  Email Donna for more info and to register and pay.

POTTERY CLASSES continue through the summer, with a break in July.  Email Rebecca to register and pay for kids pottery classes held Wednesdays at 4:45.

HIGH SCHOOL student art classes also continue.  Email Maria to register and pay for these classes held on Thursdays from 4 – 6 pm.

ART ASAP with Donna picks up again in September.  Email Donna for more info.

More info – visit our website!

Did you know we can host a custom ARTFUL PARTY for any age — kids and adults!   For example, the birthday boy shown above wanted to paint a fox — so Miss Donna created this fun painting just for his party.Contact Donna or check out our ARTFUL PARTY page!

on the website  …

* Handy calendar of events and classes —> here
* Class descriptions for adults and kids, free creative gatherings, workshops, reader & writers events and more —> here

Find YOUR joy by volunteering here!
Our next Volunteer Orientation is Saturday, June 8 at 1pm.  You don’t have to be an artist to volunteer.  Help is needed in many ways!

Call for Entries 
Check out our website for upcoming show schedules.  Our FIBER SHOW submission period ends June 15.  For more information visit HERE.

What’s in the Galleries and Sculpture Garden?
Regional Show through June 13.  

See our list of Art Guild Members and Members Memo
(and hey artist-members!  If you have a website, Etsy Shop or Facebook page, please send the link to And be sure to renew your membership annually when we send your reminder out.  If you do not renew, your information will be removed from our listing of Guild members.)  Our next Members Meeting is a MEMBERSHIP DRIVE: Groove in the Garden!  Sunday, June 30 at 5:00 – 8:00.  Learn more here.

Support the local arts and get discounts in our shop and on classes!  Join us today!  Click HERE.

We can host your private party!  From a child’s birthday party to a girls’ night out or bridal or baby shower … if you want to add some sparkle and artistic shine to your party – check this out!

As always, much love to our awesome & generous business sponsors – thank you so much!   We are seeking sponsors for 2019.  See them here.

Also check out our friends at Walton Writers and On Stage Walton who also make Walton County a creative and enjoyable place to live!

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