MCA Presents the 2016 Summer Art Camp Showcase

Contact: Carrie Corbett VP for Communications & Marketing (901)272-5111

July 15, 2016

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Memphis College of Art Presents the 2016 Summer Art Camp Showcase

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis College of Art (MCA) presents the 2016 Summer Art Camp Showcase, on view July 16-24 in the Rust Hall Main Gallery, 1930 Poplar Ave., Overton Park. A reception will take place Sunday, July 24 from 2–4 p.m.

This year’s showcase features the work of young artists who attended art camp throughout four weeklong sessions during the month of June. The classes allowed campers to explore their personal creativity and develop visual art skills in multiple media. Work featured in the exhibition will include colorful animal portraits, clay and wire sculptures, color collage and mixed media pieces among many others.

MCA offers a wide variety of summer art camp sessions for students in grades K–12. Young artists can also attend Saturday School sessions during the school year. More information on art programs for youth and teens can be found on the Memphis College of Art website at, or by contacting the Community Education department at 901-272-5142 or

Gallery hours for Rust Hall are 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. on weekdays, 9 a.m.–4:00 p.m. on Saturdays, and noon–4 p.m. on Sundays. All MCA exhibitions and receptions are free and open to the public. Photo: 2015 Summer Art Camp Showcase Reception   

Memphis College of Art provides a rigorous curriculum in an intimate, diverse community to empower generations of leading artists, designers and educators to flourish professionally and contribute valuable ideas to society. The region’s only independent art and design college, MCA is fully accredited with expert, nationally renowned faculty and grants BFA, MFA, MA in Art Education and MA in Teaching degrees with graduates excelling in various careers across the country and internationally. For more information, visit Follow us on Facebook at and on Twitter at @memphisart.

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