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RE: art camp

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From: Kimberly Herbert (kimberly_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Tue Mar 06 2001 - 19:20:43 PST


Just a quick word of advice, you might be better off checking around your
area to set the price competitive e for your area (and enough to cover your
expenses and make a profit in your case). We charge $5.00 a class, but often
that just covers supply expenses. I know other museums that charge $200 for
a week of camp - we would be run out of town. Another example is other
Children's Museums charge between $75 - $150 for birthdays they think I'm
nuts for charging only $20 but again our market would not accept higher
prices.

Kimberly Herbert (kimberly@wcc.net)
CAM Administrator
San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts/Children's Art Museum

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From: Michelle Lowe [mailto:mishlowe@amug.org]
Sent: Tuesday, March 06, 2001 9:14 PM
To: ArtsEdNet Talk
Subject: re: art camp

teri wrote:

> I've done an art camp out of my home for the past few years. It is open
to any ages that are in my school (K-8) and they all do the same
activities. Last year we did rainsticks, bark painting (on brown kraft
paper), papier mache puppet heads (and sewed the bodies!!), cement and tile
stepping stones (had my hubby's help w/the cement mixing), plaster and bead
coasters and more. If any of these sound interesting to you, let me know
and I'll elaborate.
>Oh, the sessions are 3 hours long, for 5 days, with 10 kids in each.

Can I ask what you charge? And I would love elaboration on some of the
projects, the stepping stones, the bark painting, the puppets...sounds
wonderful! I am considering starting a holiday or summer art camp here in
my home/studio and I am not sure how to price it.

Thanks in advance,
Mishy
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