University Art Galleries to host Japanese Printmaking Summer Camp

VERMILLION, S.D. -- The University Art Galleries at the University of South Dakota will host a Summer Art Camp for kids, June 10 – 14.

The theme of this summer’s camp is “Japanese Printmaking,” as Japanese prints from the University Art Galleries permanent collection will be on display in Gallery 110, which is located in the Warren M. Lee Center for Fine Arts on USD’s campus.  Students attending the camp will study these prints and learn to make their own Japanese block prints. The camp, open to kids ages 8 to 12, is from noon to 4 p.m. each day. A final reception showcasing camp artwork is scheduled for 3 p.m. on Friday, June 14 at Gallery 110.

Fee to attend the camp is $75, which covers all expenses, including a daily snack. To register for the camp, please contact Alison Erazmus, Gallery Director, by calling (605) 677-3177 or by email at Alison.Erazmus@usd.edu. To learn more about the University Art Galleries please visit our website at www.usd.edu/uag or ‘Like’ our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/pages/University-Art-Galleries-University-of-South-Dakota/192268047504339.

Download an image of a 19th century print by Toyokuni, part of the Fosdick collection in the University Art Galleries permanent collection.

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