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Youth art workshops begin at Victor Valley Museum
The Victor Valley Museum will host a series of Youth Art Workshops this summer for children age 8 years and above. With the theme “Discover Your Own Backyard,” each 2-hour workshop will focus on an animal from the High Desert, past and present. The workshops, co-sponsored by the Artists of the High Desert, are scheduled on Saturdays from 2 to 4 p.m. Registration is required.
Participants will draw, paint, sculpt, and learn about fossil mammoths on July 9, three-toed horses on July 16, and prehistoric camels on July 30. On August 6, the focus will shift to the present with the Mojave rattlesnake. The final workshop will showcase all the students’ art. Each student can complete a keepsake portfolio of their works.
Cost for all four workshops is $100 per person ($75 for museum members). Individual workshops are $35 each ($25 for museum members). Limited scholarships are available. For more information and to register, call the Victor Valley Museum at (760) 240-2111.
Youth Art Workshops and the Victor Valley Museum’s other exciting events and exhibits reflect the effort by the Board of Supervisors to achieve the Countywide Vision by celebrating arts, culture, and education in the county, creating quality of life for residents and visitors.
The Victor Valley Museum is a branch of the San Bernardino County Museum located at 11873 Apple Valley Road in Apple Valley. The museum is open Wednesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $5 (adult), $4 (senior or military), and $2.50 (student). Children under 5 and San Bernardino County Museum Association members are free. Parking is free. “Mysteries at the Museum” is included in general admission. For more information, visit www.sbcountymuseum.org. The museum is accessible to persons with disabilities.