A Girl Focuses on Her Project at Art Camp

Drop in for a day or more of art

MOCA Jacksonville provides half-day and full-day sessions for kindergarten through fifth grade students during spring break. Experienced art educators teach a variety of media and skills while providing the contemporary art history context for each project.

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March 20-24, 2017


9 a.m.-1 p.m.: $25 each day

1-5 p.m.: $25 each day

9 a.m.-5 p.m.: $50 each day


Monday, March 20


Fibers: Students learn about MOCA’s UNF student-in-residence Mary Ratcliff and her work with fiber, then experiment with yarn, felt, and fabric to create their own works of art.


Printmaking: Students study different printmaking processes and create block prints and mono prints.

Tuesday, March 21


Mark-making in Drawing: After visiting MOCA’s exhibition The Evolution of Mark-making for inspiration, students practice different drawing techniques.


Mark-making in Painting: After visiting MOCA’s exhibition The Evolution of Mark-making for inspiration, students practice different painting techniques.

Wednesday, March 22


Monochromatic: Students learn about the impact of color and create their own works focused on singular colors.


Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: Drawing inspiration from different modes of transportation, students craft works incorporating imagery of planes, trains, boats, and cars.

Thursday, March 23


Painted Pages: Drawing inspiration from books and literature, students discover how to bind their own books and make artworks incorporating book pages.


Collage and Assemblage: Students explore the collage technique and combine different materials to create unique compositions.

Friday, March 24


Pop Sculpture: Students learn about the Pop Art movement by viewing Pop works in the galleries then creating their own three-dimensional Pop works.


Color Schemes: Students learn about color theory and create works using warm/cool colors and complementary/analogous colors.



Your registration and tuition reserve your child’s place in a camp session and allow MOCA Jacksonville to purchase supplies and contract staff. At our discretion, camp tuition may be refundable up to two weeks before a registered session. After this point, no refunds can be made.


Your child will be in an intensive, studio-based art-making camp experience, using materials in a safe and creative manner. Please remember to “dress for mess."


Full-day campers should bring lunches daily, including beverages. MOCA cannot provide refrigeration or microwaves.


No violence or aggressive behavior of any kind will be tolerated, including but not limited to, threatening behavior, destructiveness, inappropriate language, verbal or written threats, harassment, verbal abuse, physical abuse, or disruptive or inappropriate behavior. A camper who exhibits violent or aggressive behavior will be suspended immediately for the day, and parents will be contacted. If the behavior persists, the camper will be asked to leave the camp program until the following year. All camp fees are nonrefundable once a session has begun.


  • MOCA Jacksonville: Please use the shoulder off on Duval Street between Main Street and Laura Street for dropping off and picking up students. A MOCA educator will be present to check children in and out of the Museum.
  • UNF campus: Please use the complimentary parking area in front of the CDRC (building 49) to drop off and pick up students.
  • Students may only leave the premises of MOCA Jacksonville or UNF with those who have been authorized ahead of time.
  • Any student picked up or dropped off outside of Art Camp's designated hours is subject to a $10 fee per instance.