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ArtSmart Summer Camp



ArtSmart Summer Camp

Safety Protocols

  • All staff, guest artists and students will be required to wear a mask throughout the camp except when actively eating, drinking. Each student will have their temperature taken by infrared thermometer on their forehead when they arrive at Artis—Naples. Students with a temperature over 100.4 will be asked to leave. Due to safety requirements, early drop off or late pickup is not available this summer.

Application Process

  • Please complete the application with the link above.
  • Once your application is submitted, we will contact your art teacher for a recommendation for admission.
  • In order to allow for appropriate social distancing, space is limited to 50 students per camp session.

Scholarship Options

Artis—Naples will award partial and full-tuition scholarships to a limited number of summer camp applicants who have shown a strong interest and/or ability in art, who may otherwise be unable to attend because of financial restrictions. If you are interested in applying for any amount of scholarship support, please complete a confidential Scholarship Application upon registration. The information provided in the application will only be reviewed by a confidential committee of Artis—Naples employees.


If you have questions, please contact Bonnie Thayer, director of education and community partnerships, at bthayer@artisnaples.org or by calling 239-254-2643.

ArtSmart Summer Camp provides up to 50 students each session full access to The Baker Museum exhibitions, interactive presentations and hands-on art experiences. This unique summer camp experience provides the perfect setting and outlet for kids’ natural creativity and curiosity in a safe and nurturing environment.



Artis—Naples, Kimberly K. Querrey and Louis A. Simpson Cultural Campus

ArtSmart Explorers

For students entering grades 2–5
June 14–18, 2021 (one-week session)
Young artists explore their creative side in this week-long program. Discover new techniques, tour exhibitions and learn new artistic skills.

ArtSmart Masters (Sold Out)

For students entering grades 4–8
June 21–25 and June 28–July 2, 2021 (two-week session)
Develop artistic skills through interaction with art educators, exhibition tours and a variety of exciting projects. This two-week program inspires young artists to create masterpieces in a variety of styles and media..

The 2021 ArtSmart Summer Camp
is generously sponsored by:


All programming and dates are subject to change. Artis—Naples will comply with guidance from Federal, state and local authorities and will be responsible and measured in decisions about events. As has been true since this public health crisis began, Artis—Naples main priority remains the health and safety of patrons, musicians, team members, visiting artists, students and the wider community.


Enrich your experience of the arts by joining Friends of Artis—Naples and/or Leadership Circle. You’ll enjoy private previews of new exhibitions, invitations to exclusive social events, discounts and more.

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Artis—Naples is Southwest Florida’s leading cultural resource thanks to the generous financial support of loyal donors. Help us continue providing art and educational opportunities to all ages.

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Whether you’re enjoying our entire campus for free during Community Days, making new friends in a Lifelong Learning class or attending an off-campus music performance, we hope to see you soon.

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