Bellevue Arts Museum: Art Classes & Workshops


Join BAM and arts educator Annie Tremonte for a summer of arts adventures that will nurture and stimulate your child's mind. From robotics and aliens, to modern masterpieces, BAM provides an exciting variety of camps that are sure to inspire and engage your young artist every day of the week. Four outstanding weeks of arts-centered projects, games, and field trips will take campers on a journey through time, space, science, design, nature, and of course, fun!

Ages: 8 - 12
Price: $335 (non-members)/ $295 (members)
Art showcase (Fridays at 2:30pm): Campers display their masterpieces at the Museum. Friends and family are encouraged to attend!

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Out of this World
July 7 - 11, 10am - 3pm
Use art to explore your interest in space and the universe. Learn about the wonders of our solar system, constellations, and the Milky Way as you experiment with watercolor, painting, and sculpture. You might even find yourself designing your own alien life forms!

Modern Masters
July 14 - 18, 10am - 3pm

Explore the art masters of 20th Century art, while creating work inspired by artists like Van Gogh, Matisse, and Picasso.

Full STEAM Ahead!
August 4 - 8, 10am - 3pm

STEM + Art = STEAM! (Science + Technology + Engineering + Art+ Mathematics) Calling all future scientists, engineers, and artists! Check out how the science of perpetual motion affects hanging mobile design, explore how paper engineering can create dynamic pop-up books, use robotics to create moving animals, and more! Developed in collaboration with Get Caught Engineering.

Get Caught Engineering is a teacher owned company that provides resources to help educators and parents connect classroom learning with real life applications in STEM: science, technology, engineering and math. Get Caught Engineering's goal is to provide hands-on engineering experiences that excite and challenge elementary children.

Is it in your NATURE?
August 11 - 15, 10am - 3pm

Cultivate your inner-artist with the great outdoors! Experiment with solar printing, techniques of scientific illustration, and other media to observe and creatively document the natural world around you!

Learn more about our fabulous educators!

Annie Tremonte, Arts Educator
Annie recently moved to Seattle from the Washington, D.C. area, where she received a dual Bachelors in English and Art at The College of William and Mary. She has spent the past six years teaching middle school English and Humanities and currently teaches in the Issaquah School District. She has spent time working in both the Smithsonian and The Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C. Last year, Annie added The Bellevue Arts Museum to her experiences in art education, and is back again to teach in the summer programming.

Cheryl Nelson and Wendy Goldfein, Get Caught Engineering
Together, Cheryl and Wendy bring a total of 45 years of teaching experience in kindergarten through seventh grade. They have taught gifted and special needs students as well as English Language Learners. Currently teaching 4th grade, Wendy and Cheryl have developed an integrated engineering curriculum at their school, encompassing grades K-6. As experienced STEM consultants, they have published articles and conducted workshops nationally.


Do you have a budding young artist? In this ongoing weekly art class, students will learn about and explore basic drawing skills and fundamentals of art. They will learn techniques for various art media, including graphite, oil & soft pastels, colored pencil, watercolor pencil, ink, and watercolor. While this is an ongoing class, students may join at the beginning of any session and the instructor will bring them up to speed.
7 week session. All supplies are included.

Wednesdays, April 16 - June 11 (no class Apr 30 and May 7), 2:00 - 3:00 pm
$145/member, $160/non-member

ART FOR AGES 10 & up Wednesdays April 16 - June 11 (no class Apr 30 and May 7), 3:30 - 5:00pm
$195/member, $210/non-member

Julie Hammerquist, professional artist and instructor
Julie's love of art has guided her path through life. Professionally, she has been a technical illustrator, an architectural illustrator, a graphic artist, and a digital artist. She has since returned to her roots as a professional artist. She has a passion for teaching art to all ages. "It is so exciting and rewarding to see the artist emerge in everyone. I truly enjoy sharing my love of art and skills with children." Julie has been teaching weekly classes at BAM for 6 years.

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ATELIER D'ICHERE: French Story Tour + Art Project with storyteller Sylvie Joseph-Julien

Students will tour an exhibit, listen to stories in French and create a piece of art linked to a BAM exhibition. Ages 6 - 10.
$22/nonmembers, $18/members.
Saturday, April 26, 3 - 4:30pm
Saturday, May 31, 3 - 4:30pm
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BAM offers hands-on workshops for all ages. To view upcoming workshops, click here >