In the studio, students experiment with everyday materials to create their own works of art.Why do people move from one country to another, and what do they bring with them or leave behind?This large-scale survey is London-based artist Marc Camille Chaimowicz’s first solo museum exhibition in the United States, presenting cross-disciplinary work in sculpture, painting, video, collage, installation, and design made over his nearly 50 year career. Students consider these questions while examining Jewish costumes from Afghanistan, Iraq, Uzbekistan, Greece, Morocco, Algeria, India, Egypt, and more, primarily from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.This exhibition of early drawings by Amedeo Modigliani—many of which are being shown for the first time in the United States—illuminate Modigliani's heritage as an Italian Sephardic Jew as pivotal to understanding his artistic output. The variety of costumes on display attests to the diversity of Jewish communities around the globe.Examine drawings, paintings, and sculptures by celebrated Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920), focusing on the period after 1906 when he first arrived in Paris.Approximately 150 pieces by Modigliani are complemented by work representative of the multicultural influences— African, Greek, Egyptian, and Khmer—that inspired the young artist during this lesser-known early period.Discussion will also focus on how artistic choices impact the viewer’s experience.
Students compare and contrast works of art in different media that depict people and consider how artists use the gestures, facial expressions, and body language of their subjects to communicate ideas and emotions.Students view original manuscripts in the galleries, grind natural pigments such as saffron or malachite using a mortar and pestle, and illuminate their own works of art with gold leaf.Students view art made from various types of materials — from wire to window frames — and consider the choices artists make.Camp Mak-A-Dream provides medically-supervised, cost-free Montana experiences in an intimate community setting for individuals and families affected by cancer.At Camp, our programs help survivors and their families develop lasting relationships and gain resiliency. They get out into beautiful places and share life-changing experiences. ~ Sophia, age 16, Teen Heads Up Conference Camp programs are organized by age group. And we are a leader in offering programs specifically for teens and young adults who’ve experienced brain cancers.