Due to COVID-19 our staff is tele-working. For questions, email academy@gmu.edu. All private lessons and classes are now online.

Online Summer Art & Photography Programs


AGES 6 – 18 & Adult 18+   |   PROGRAMS BY AGE

Explore the many facets of art and photography with professional artists, experienced art educators, and George Mason University School of Arts faculty. From traditional and digital arts to animation, graphic design, and photography, students will learn theories and techniques in a mix of live-stream classes, recorded presentations, self-paced learning assignments, individual or group creative projects, and one-on-one coaching.



Creative Discoveries
Ages 6–8
July 13–17, 2020
Explore drawing, painting, collage and more

The Art of Comics & Graphic Novels
Ages 10–14
July 20–24, 2020
Create your own comic book

Anime Art ImageAnime Art & Technology
Ages 10–14
July 13–17, 2020
Explore this popular Japanese art form

JumpstART Portfolio Prep
Ages 13–18
July 6–10, 2020
Explore printmaking, mixed media and more

Summer photography camp for teensIntro to Digital Photography
Ages 13–18
July 20–24, 2020
Photoshoots, lighting, and more

Drawing Explorations George Mason University School of ArtsDrawing for Adults
Ages 18+
Saturdays, July 11 – August 29
9:30 am – 12 pm
Drawing technique & skills





Students rehearsing at acting campWeekly Acting Camps
Ages 5–18 (divided into age groups)
June 22–July 24, 2020 (weekly)
Exciting weekly themed drama cam

Songwriting students at summer campSinger/Songwriter Workshop
Ages 13 – 18
July 27 – 31, 2020
Write & arrange your own songs







Full Camp List