Whether your child's passion is painting, ceramics or film-making, there's plenty of courses and camps available to nurture those creative talents in the Cayman Islands.
The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) has an extensive education schedule that offers a wealth of community programmes such as ‘Family Fun Days’ which take place roughly once per month, special events and free exhibition guides created for families to enjoy quality time together. In addition, they offer an after-school programme, ‘Walkers Art Club,’ for all ages from pre-schoolers to teens. Most recently, they've digitized the permanent National Gallery of the Cayman Islands collection, featuring it online in a both categorised and searchable format. They've also uploaded 3 virtual tours of their most recent exhibitions, including the current show, Island of Women. These virtual reality tours allow visitors to remotely experience an exhibition, and fully immerse themselves in the galleries exhibition space. Additionally, they've made a range of online resources available as well. Lesson packets, art activity sheets and discover sheets are available for download, free of charge! Adult classes include photography, ceramics, abstract painting and life drawing. Summer programmes for families are also offered. Pre-registration may be required for special workshops. email: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.nationalgallery.org.ky for a complete programme of events.
Art’y Parties offers art parties, face painting, waterproof airbrush body painting, home-school and after-school art clubs, school holiday art camps, private art classes and Saturday group art classes. Located at 6 Devon Road, Prospect. Call (345) 928 0284, email: email@example.com or visit www.artypartiescayman.com for more information.
The Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF), Young At Arts Summer Arts Camp, offers young people (aged 6-16) an introduction to performing drama, storytelling, folk songs, and dance, and instruction in traditional Caymanian crafts and games, as well as field trips. For more information call (345) 949 5477, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.artscayman.org.
Art Nest run after school art labs every Tuesday (ages 5-8) and Wednesday (ages 9-12) where children are taught a diverse range of art techniques using various mediums. They run a summer camp and a toddler’s playgroup on Thursdays 3.45pm-4.45pm (ages 18 months-4 years) for CI$20 per class. They are also available for children’s birthday parties. To register please email: email@example.com. Visit www.artnestcayman.com for further information.
3 Girls & A Kiln offers a wide selection of monthly art classes for all ages. Classes include clay, decorating and glazing with a specific themed kids session on the third Saturday of every month. Visit www.3girlsandakiln.com to find a list of upcoming events.
The Visual Arts Society (V.A.S.) is a non-profit organisation that encourages a community appreciation for the visual arts through exhibitions, workshops, open studios and a variety of events held throughout the year. Visit www.visualartscayman.com for more information.