Art

Art

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2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, Delaware 19806, United States

It might seem that an institution like a museum is carved in stone, but since its founding in 1912, the Delaware Art Museum has actually changed a great deal. Our Centennial Timeline, installed in the Museum’s Orientation Hallway, is a look at how things were and how they have changed, both here at the Museum and in the community that we serve. To put the Museum’s historical achievements in context, the Timeline mirrors notable Museum milestones with important local and world events.

A century ago, the Museum started life with an original purchase of approximately 100 Howard Pyle paintings. That collection has grown to include 12,000 works of art by great American masters such as Winslow Homer, artists of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, and well-known American illustrators. The Museum’s name and physical space have also changed considerably. Originally called the Wilmington Society of the Fine Arts, and then the Delaware Art Center, the Museum officially became the Delaware Art Museum in the early 1970s. And although we spent decades traveling around—with no permanent gallery space—the Museum now encompasses 80,000 square feet of exhibition and administrative space, four studio art classrooms, and a sprawling 9-acre sculpture park—the first of its kind in the region.

SUMMER ART CAMP

The Delaware Art Museum’s summer art program for children ages 6 – 12 provides professional instruction and a creative experience in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Young artists will explore drawing, painting, ceramics, and more in the Bank of America Education Wing studios, the Museum’s galleries, and the Copeland Sculpture Garden. Camp is full-day from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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Summer Art Camp The Delaware Art Museum’s summer program for children ages 6 – 12 provides a creative experience with professional instruction in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Young artists, divided into two groups, explore drawing, painting, ceramics, and more in the Bank of America Education Wing Studio as well as throughout the Museum’s galleries and Copeland Sculpture Garden. Camp is full-day from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Each session ends with a camper art show for family and friends.Registration for Members opens on Thursday, February 6, 2014.
Registration for Non-Members opens on Thursday, February 13, 2014.  
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SESSION 1: THE GREAT OUTDOORS

June 16 – 27 | $500 Members, $560 Non-Members 

Landscapes, cityscapes, seascapes, and even the Museum’s outdoor sculptures, will serve as inspiration for this session. Campers will capture the beauty of nature with natural materials, watercolors, clay, and paint.

SESSION 2: FACES AND PLACES

June 30 – July 11 (no camp July 4) | $450 Members, $510 Non-Members

There are so many people to see and places to go in the Museum! Campers will find inspiration in the Museum’s collections while making their own artwork full of faces and places! Learn about portraits and landscapes through drawing, painting, printing, and ceramics. Projects will include masks, imagined landscapes, self-portraits, and more.

SESSION 3: THE ARTIST’S TOOLBOX

July 14 – 25 | $500 Members, $560 Non-Members 

Fill your artist tool box with the elements of art! Campers will look at and create artwork exploring the process of art-making. Art elements such as shape, form, pattern, color, and line will be discovered. Fun and exciting class projects include colorful printmaking and imaginative clay sculpture.

SESSION 4: ANIMAL TALES

July 28 – August 8 | $500 for Members, $560 Non-Members 

Come on an adventure through the Museum and explore animals in artwork such as Deborah Butterfield’s Riot and Abbott Handerson Thayer’s The Old Lion.Creative artwork will be inspired by all kinds of animals, both real and imagined. Projects include ceramic figures, cut paper designs, and roaring masks.
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1-2 Bay St, Sag Harbor, NY 11963, United States

Operating year round, Bay Street Theatre is a not-for-profit regional theater presenting new, classic and contemporary works, with a commitment to challenging and entertaining our diverse community. This commitment extends to innovative educational programs that highlight the power of live theater. It is our mission to be an artistic haven for an extended family of artists and audience, while continuing to provide a gathering place to share in the unique collective theatrical experience.

Many of the productions that premiered or were developed at Bay Street have moved to Broadway, Off-Broadway, regionally and abroad, including NOBODY DON’T LIKE YOGI, HEDDA GABLER, LOVE JANIS, IF LOVE WERE ALL, FULL GALLOP, SWINGTIME CANTEEN and THREE HOTELS. Now in its 19th Season, Bay Street is considered ” …one of the Country’s pre-eminent regional theatres” ( CBS Sunday Morning ) and “…in the same league with the best major regional and Off-Broadway theatres.” ( Newsday )

In addition to the Mainstage productions, the variety of year-round programs at Bay Street include The Comedy Club, The Workshops, Special Events, and Educational Outreach Initiatives including Literature Live!, a Summer College Internship Program, Theatre Workshops and Kids Theatre Camps and Classes.

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Kids School Vacation Camps and Workshops!

FEBRUARY SCHOOL VACATION KIDS CAMP

FEBRUARY 17-21

9 am – 3 pm

Bay Street Theatre

$385 for the weeklong camp per child

The camps will be led by Bethany Dellapolla, and include instruction in acting, singing, dance, performance & more. In addition, there are fun, creative theater games and improvs to help develop skills and to encourage students to stretch their abilities as young actors. Students will learn standard songs and choreography, and are also encouraged to create their own original work. The camp ends in a performance on Friday, at the theater for friends and family.

“The sheer fun of improv comedy and acting exercises, or learning a song or developing a short theater piece, engages children in problem solving, creative thinking, and collaboration,” says Dellapolla. “Through simple character study, they walk in someone else’s shoes and gain insight into themselves and others.”

Camp size is limited and always sells out. For payment and more information, please call Lorien at 631-725-0818 ext. 129. For more information about the camps or other programming at Bay Street Theatre, log on to http://www.baystreet.org.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD APPLICATION and WAIVER FORM

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At Bay Street Kids Theatre Camp, Bethany Dellapolla leads improvs and acting exercises, and teaches all dance and choreography. She received her BA in both Theatre Performance and Radio/Television Production from SUNY New Paltz. Currently, she is pursuing her Master’s Degree in Childhood Education (Birth – 6), and is set to graduate in May with honors. She is a proud member of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.

Regional and NYC Acting Credits include: FOR NO GOOD REASON (Margie), WORKING (Delores Dante), THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE (Olive Ostrovsky), CABARET (Frenchie/Lady #2), THE LARAMIE PROJECT (Romaine, et al), COMPANY (Jenny), RUTHLESS! (Lita Encore), VAUDVILLE FOLLIES (Dancer), THE NEW WORLD (Featured Vocalist, NYC) and THE MISS FIRECRACKER CONTEST (Popeye, NYC).

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1 Rural Pl, Commack, NY 11725, United States

Iroquois Springs

Choosing a camp for your child can be a difficult decision. The warm, nurturing, family atmosphere that the camp provides has been a key factor in many families choosing Iroquois Springs.

At Iroquois Springs, the emphasis is always on participation, effort and attitude! We think that camp is that rare place where a child can be a winner. Iroquois Springs provides campers the opportunity to become part of a family, where they can take healthy risks, get rewarded for successes, and develop self-esteem and life skills. So whether a camper’s thing is sports, arts, hiking, or a little bit of everything, each and every camper at Iroquois Springs can find his or her place in the sun.

Iroquois Springs is a proud member of the American Camp Association, and is a fully accredited camp.


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CAMP FACILITIES

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Less than a two hour drive from New York City, Iroquois Springs is cradled in the beauty of the Southern Catskills. An endless sea of woods surrounds our magnificent 120-acre campground, and a sensational sunset over the springs is truly a sight to behold.

The Iroquois Spring facility is impeccable and includes, among many other outstanding features, a spring-fed lake, an NCAA lighted and heated pool, a Field House, riding stables, nine tennis courts, two lighted roller hockey arenas, an indoor gymnastics center and an amphitheater. To match the needs of the program, we are committed to continually improving our facility.

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All campers sleep in modern, well-appointed cabins equipped with electricity and a bathroom with showers.

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ENROLLMENT

Three and Six Week Sessions

Iroquois Springs offers families an option to choose from one of two FULL three-week sessions or a full-season camp experience of six weeks. In addition, campers who attend our first three-week session always have the option to extend their stay for the entire six weeks, if space is available. Whether campers choose three or six weeks, they will experience the entire time at camp as part of a cohesive group of friends and staff.

What are the benefits of three and six week sessions?

Camp starts on, or around, July 1st and ends on, or around, August 11th. With a later starting date, Iroquois Springs campers don’t have to rush from the end of school to the camp bus. And with an earlier ending date, there is plenty of time is left after camp for family time. In addition, campers coming from parts of the country where school starts a little earlier can partake in all of the final week’s activities!

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Great Options for Families

Perhaps a three-week session fits the bill perfectly for your family. Or, this might be the first sleep away camp experience for your child — what better options than to choose a three-week session with the opportunity to extend to six weeks? If it is a full-season you are interested in, four weeks may be too short and eight weeks may be too long. In that case, six weeks is perfect!


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IS EXPLORERS

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It’s time to explore the world of camping at Iroquois Springs!

If your child is entering 1st through 4th grade in the fall of 2014, the Iroquois Springs Explorer program is a perfect introduction to the world of sleep-away camp!

To find out more information about this 2-day, overnight camping experience, check out our flyer.

When you’re ready to register, download the registration form. If you have any questions about the program, give us a call at 631-462-2550.

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ACTIVITIES

Outdoor Adventure / Ropes Course

Outdoor Adventure / Ropes Course

Activities: High and Low Ropes Course elements including climbing tower, overnight and multi-day camping trips, mountain biking, hiking and camp-crafts, canoe trips and more.

Aquatics

Aquatics (Pool and Lake)

Activities: American Red Cross Swim Instruction, Canoeing, Kayaking, Water-Skiing, Knee-Boarding, Wake-Boarding, Tubing, Rowing, Fishing, Delaware River Canoe Trips and more.

Fine and Performing Arts

Fine and Performing Arts

Activities: Ceramics, Woodworking, Copper Enamel, Jewelry Making, Stained Glass, Tie-Dye, Cooking, Photography, Rocketry and more. Three Musical Productions, Costuming, Technical Theatre, Scenery, Stage Craft, Website, Digital Photography, Video Editing and more.

Land and Field Sports

Land and Field Sports

Activities: Tennis, Hockey, Baseball, Softball, Soccer, Lacrosse, Gymnastics, Basketball, Volleyball, Golf, Skateboarding and more.

Horse Back Riding

Horse Back Riding Instructor / Wrangler

Activities: English Style Riding, Fundamentals of Riding in a Rink, Trail Riding, Basic Jumping, Grooming and more.

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GROUP RENTALS

Group Rentals

Located just 90 miles from New York City, Iroquois Springs is the perfect setting for company picnics, retreats, school trips, weddings, parties, reunions, sports teams, band camps, specialty camps and almost any type of group imaginable.

Available from the beginning of May until the middle of June, and again from the middle of August until the middle of October, Iroquois Springs can accommodate groups of 25 to 2500. Whether you are looking for a single day, or a multi-day experience, Iroquois Springs is right for your group. Our 200-acre facility has an enormous amount of space for all types of groups. Whether you are looking for ball fields or indoor facilities, we have it all.

Let us help you to plan your next outing. We will be happy to assist you in creating a program that meets all of your needs as well as your budget. Every group will have an on-site liaison to ensure your stay is exceptional. Whether it’s customizing the menu, or helping to schedule special events, Iroquois Springs can create an event you will not forget.

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Retreat Center Facts

  • Located Just 90 Miles From New York City
  • Top Notch Customer Service
  • Full Catering Options
  • Private Hotel Style Rooms & Dormitory Cabins Available
  • Multiple Meeting Spaces With Full A/V Capabilities

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