Young Artists: Arts and Nature

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Monday June 04

9:00 AM  –  4:00 PM

Young Artists: Arts and Nature

Age: 8-10

June 4-8 (M-F)

9:00- 4:00 pm

BancorpSouth Classroom

Teacher: Cassandre Connolly

Cost: $250


Class Description: Investigate the connections between art and nature through sculpture, drawing, painting, and installation art through our Museum Art Garden and Galleries. In this Young Artists class, students will move inside and outside the galleries with art educator Cassandre Connolly, exploring how nature effects artists, how artists depict nature, and how our creative voices can be expressed through nature! Bring your imagination and dress for mess! Cost: $250. Lunch is optional.


Lunch Options: 

- Turkey and cheese on a brioche bun, chips, drink, and a cookie

- Cheese on a brioche bun, chips, drink, and a cookie


Teacher: Cassandre Connolly, a native New Yorker, moved to Jackson, Mississippi, in 2015 with Teach For America. For the past three years, she has acted as the Art Teacher at Siwell Middle School, and was awarded Teacher of the Year 2016-2017. Ms. Connolly has been working with the Mississippi Museum of Art since 2016, and has experience teaching at the Museum School. Prior to moving to Mississippi, Ms. Connolly spearheaded the Art Department at an international middle/high school for five years.

No refunds within 30 days of class start date.   Museum reserves right to cancel class 10 days prior if minimum student registration is not met.  In the event of cancellation, tuition will be fully refunded.