The Museum is open with updated hours, Wednesday through Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm. Following local ordinances, visitors are required to wear a mask inside all buildings, including restrooms and concession buildings, and at outdoor events. For some events participants ages 13 and up must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 NAAT or PCR test result; test results must be within 72 hours of the event. Check individual event pages to see if this applies; at this time it is not required for gallery, exhibition, tour, or Park visits. Learn more at

2021 NCMA Camps

Let your child’s imagination soar. These fun-filled camps are the perfect place to discover art both indoors and out. Enhanced by exploration of the Museum’s galleries and Park, camps include drawing, painting, mixed media, and sculpture; nature walks; storytelling; and creative movement. Each camp’s offerings are unique, so children may enjoy more than one session. 2021 Summer Camps go on sale Wednesday, February 10, for members, and Wednesday, March 3, for nonmembers.

Camp Details

Each camp is Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4:30 pm, with classes for ages 6–7, 7–8, and 9–11. 

Registration and Pricing 

$275 Members (per camp)
$305 Nonmembers (per camp)

Camps go on sale Wednesday, February 10, for members, and Wednesday, March 3, for nonmembers. 

FAQ and Safety Information

Learn more in the FAQ and safety overview

Camp Themes and Dates

A Natural Fit
June 14–18, 2021, 9 am–4:30 pm

Blast through the Past
June 21–25, 2021, 9 am–4:30 pm

Buggin’ Out
June 28–July 2, 2021, 9 am–4:30 pm

Not So Still Life
July 5–9, 2021, 9 am–4:30 pm

Heroes and Villains
July 12–16, 2021, 9 am–4:30 pm

Splish, Splash
July 19–23, 2021, 9 am–4:30 pm

Gods and Goddesses Galore
July 26–30, 2021, 9 am–4:30 pm

Up, Up, and Away
August 2–Friday, August 6, 2021, 9 am–4:30 pm

Castles, Crowns, and Catapults
August 9–13, 2021, 9 am–4:30 pm

Trash to Treasure 
August 16–20, 2021, 9 am–4:30 pm

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