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Museum Madness 2013 – Camp Create
Join us at the Union County Heritage Museum for Camp Create, a week of fun and educational projects, learn and make and take. Camp begins daily at 9 a.m. and ends with parent – pick up at 12 noon. The schedule is changing this year to a week full of activities instead of just on Mondays!
Create Art like in the style of famous Mississippi Artist and learn about some of the great creative minds from our state. Cost is $10 per day for members and $13 per day for non-members. Reserve your child’s place today in Camp Create because placement is limited. Pay when you make the reservation, please. 662-538-0014.
Guest Instructors are Rebecca Browning and Rhett Ann West as well as other volunteers from Junior Auxiliary and the community. Dress your children in play clothes in case of paint spills
July 22 – Theora Hamblett Day get creative with dots: Theora Hamblett, a life long Lafayette County resident, took up painting and art in the latter part of her life. Many of Theora Hamblett’s works concentrated on her childhood memories, especially of the chicken farm in Lafayette County. She also painted many landscapes that featured children playing games

July 23 – Wyatt Waters Day – Create your own watercolor masterpiece – Using watercolors to reproduce the sun-baked hues of the South, artist Wyatt Waters has spent the past 20 years painting the houses, towns and other scenes of Mississippi, Campers will get a chance to make their own Wyatt Waters style of artwork and a scene from their home town!
July 24 – Walter Anderson Day Design a Nature inspired T-Shirt and more!- Learn about Walter Anderson, one of Mississippi’s Greatest Artists and how he was inspired by nature and how he had adventures to create his masterpieces based on the animal and plant life along Mississippi’s coast.
July 25 – CSI Science – Become a Criminal Science Investigator and have a lot of fun with instructor Rhetta Ann West and learn about the techniques that detectives use to solve crimes! Fingerprinting, crime scene investigation, tracking, DNA and lots more!

July 26 – Mississippi Pottery Day From the Native Americans to George Ohr – Learn how functional pots were created by the Native Americans of Mississippi to how the Mad Potter of Biloxi brought fame to the state using clay! And create your own pieces in the same styles.

For more information about Camp Create call the museum at 662-538-0014.
To Register your child, fill out and send with payment to Union County Heritage Museum , 114 Cleveland St., New Albany, MS 38652