CAM's Alyx Farris and José Garza with Chesterfield Kindercare day campers
CAM's Alyx Farris and José Garza with Chesterfield Kindercare day campers

A Lesson in Color

On a bright Thursday morning at CAM, twenty kids sit around tables drawing pictures and cutting out circles to make buttons. Dressed in matching bright blue shirts, they excitedly talk about the pictures they’re coloring. The children are spending the summer at Chesterfield Kindercare’s day camp, which includes…

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Perishable Art

Contemporary art, by its very nature, encourages unconventional materials. Past exhibitions at CAM have included race cars, money, thousands of tiny succulents, and suspended Tillandsia air plants. One of the Lawrence Abu Hamdan installations currently at the museum, Earwitness Inventory, includes a non-descript metal…

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Arianna, Age 11
Arianna, Age 11

Alebrijes of St. Francis

CAM collaborated with St. Francis Community Services summer camp to offer education and art activities to immigrant communities. Visual art served as a vehicle to discuss important topics such as cultural identity, empowerment, and advocacy.

Through hands-on art-making, the students learned the importance of their bicultural…

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