Summer Camp: Camp MoCA (Ages 3-11)
Join us this summer! Each week of Camp MoCA will feature projects and activities such as: Recycled/Upcycling Art, Nature in Art, Engineering and Art, Chemistry and Art, Movement and Art, and more. Camp will run from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. daily, and will be led by certified educators, art instructors and CPR-certified camp counselors. Campers will be grouped into age ranges and will participate in a range of both indoor and outdoor activities.
Summer Course Catalog
Join us this summer for a range of classes for toddlers – adults, including returning favorites like Skateboard Design and new offerings like The World of Digital Art Animation and Summer Sunset Painting Series. More to come soon, including Robotics and Introduction to Coding, so check back frequently!
Check out our full range of classes and camps, including Private Events, and register today!
Director Of Education
Academy and Music Associate
Our Academy and Music Program Associate, Kristen Young brings extensive experience as an arts administrator and musician to MoCA. She is also a violinist and dog lover.
A graduate of Columbia University’s Visual Arts program, Mercedes is an artist focusing on paintings, sculptures and installations of different types—video and sculptural. With an MA in Art History as well, Mercedes has taught art and art theory to students from Greenwich Public Schools to homeless shelters, ages 3 through 95. She is fluent in several languages, including Spanish, French and Italian.
Lisa has over 18 years of experience teaching and supporting students in several public schools throughout Connecticut. She has a BA in Communications from Boston College, MS in Special Education from LIU and a Professional Certification in Interior Design from Fairfield University. Lisa is also the founder of Real Art Real Artists, an online artist directory that establishes connections between artists and their local communities.
Saxon is a graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design, earning his BFA in 3D Animation and minor in Storyboarding. He also works as a freelance graphic designer and motion media artist. His hobbies include drawing, tennis and karate.
Nell is a Westport & Brooklyn-based painter and art educator with over 20 years of experience. Nell was also a leader of the ArtSmarts program for many years in the Westport Schools. She taught and helped lead two programs at Westport Arts Center: SmilowArts, bringing healing art workshops to patients at Yale-New Haven Smilow Cancer Center, and the SpecialArts, providing art classes for children with special needs.
The Academy at MoCA Westport: What makes us unique?
The Academy at MoCA Westport is designed to inspire creativity, build new skills, and foster an appreciation of the arts.
As an active contemporary art museum, students will have the opportunity to directly explore and engage with our timely exhibitions.
All Academy programs are led by accredited teachers and art instructors with extensive experience in both the academic and art world.
Our classrooms are equipped with state of the art technology, plenty of space, and are appropriate for all ages. All safety and health protocols are explicitly followed.
We have extensive, well-manicured outdoor spaces for a diversity of arts-related outdoor experiences.