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East Aurora, NY, 14052
United States

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MUSEjar is a dynamic art studio and carefully curated art shop, built to foster creativity and inspiration in both artists and aspiring creatives. We offer a wide variety of workshops and private events for all ages.

Kids Summer Art Camps

2018 kids summer art camps are here!

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Food is Art Camp at Dailys Catering + MJ


Registration for this Summer Camp is SOLD OUT! To join our Waitlist, please click the link below!

This a week-long camp held daily from Monday, August 5th through Friday, August 9th, 9:00am to 3:00pm.

We are teaming up with Daily’s Catering for a week of cooking, creating, and learning! This camp is designed to introduce kids to the art of cooking and how it can translate in and out of the kitchen. A perfect recipe for fun.

We will be diving into the wide world of pizza and pasta, learn to make our favorite breakfast foods, take the junk out of junk food, and learn how to shop local with a day trip to the farmers market. Back in the studio, students will explore various artistic mediums relating to the kitchen like decorated plates, planted herb gardens, wood burned utensils and more!

Each day will be spent creating both in both places. We will begin at Dailys and end our day at MUSEjar. There will be a one hour break in-between to sit and enjoy what you've made, so bring your appetite!

At the end of camp, we will be challenging the kids to a friendly game of CHOPPED! They will be given an allowance to purchase local and farm fresh goods, a day to conjure up a recipe, and on the last day they will have the morning to create their culinary masterpiece.

**Registrants should be open-minded, able to follow instructions, and be ready to use a chef knife.**

Location: Dailys Catering, 594 Main Street East Aurora, NY + MUSEjar

Ages: 9 - 14 years old

Materials: All supplies are included. It is not necessary to pack lunches as they will be eating what they make, but they are welcome to and should bring a water bottle.

Instructors: Karen Mayhew of Dailys Catering & Vanessa Frost of MUSEjar

The food at Dailys has been a staple in the East Aurora community since 1993. When owner Karen Mayhew first stepped out with her basket full of goodies to sell to the people of this village, she initiated a relationship that has continued to connect people through delicious food. Dailys offers so much more than private and corporate catering to the surrounding areas, and the range of services we offer has grown exponentially with the opening of our new shop in May 2015.

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As a full-time artist and owner of MUSEjar, Vanessa finds inspiration and joy in teaching art. Art is a language that is often forgotten about and it's amazing what happens once it's tapped into. Her background is fine art and film production, with a degree from The University of Vermont. She loves mixed media and currently works mainly with acrylics, but she is constantly exploring and experimenting with all other mediums.

NOTE: All camps require a minimum number of students to run. Please sign up in advance to help avoid cancellation due to low registration. In the case of a cancellation, you will be notified prior and receive a full refund. Please read our summer camp policies.