• The first of two free visual arts camps is scheduled in conjunction with Spring Break, March 31 to April 3, for children ages 6 to 15.

“LEARN FROM A PRO,” a four-day camp held in the Owensboro Museum of Fine Art’s ARTLAND Studio will be led by local and regional artist/educators and practicing artists. The camp will offer instruction in media and techniques utilized by the instructors and will be offered free to the region’s children.

Featured will be classes in representational and abstract painting and experiences with two- and three-dimensional collage technique. Sessions for ages 6 to 10 will be offered from 9 to 11 a.m. and from 1 to 3 p.m. for ages 11 to 15.

A portion of the seats in each camp are reserved for children enrolled in local service organizations such as Girls Inc., The H.L. Neblett Community Center and the Mary Kendall Home. The remaining seats are open to the general public on a first come, first served basis.

Registration is required for attendance at the camps. To register, call the museum at 270-685-3181 or send an email to info@omfa.us.

• Sign-ups are open for summer camps at River Park Center:

Theatre Arts Academy Jr. — June 8-12

8 a.m. — 3 p.m.

Our one-week camp provides an imaginative outlet for this energetic age. Students develop acting skills while rotating through drama, music and art classes.

Entering kindergarten — third grade

Theatre Arts Academy — June 15-19 and June 22-26

8 a.m. — 4:30 p.m.

Focuses on technique-based exercises to strengthen ensemble and individual craft. Spend half the day in acting while searching for the “Golden Ticket.” In musical theater, venture into Willy Wonka’s factory where students strengthen vocal technique and expand their dance skills.

Entering fourth-12th grade

The Great Escape: Harry Potter-themed camp — July 6-9

8 a.m. — 3 p.m.

A mysterious group of wizards have invaded the school. Mandrakes have been uprooted, medical creatures are roaming the halls and potions have gone terribly wrong. Spend four days of mystery and intrigue trying to escape the evil plots set to destroy the school. Find the culprits and put an end to their plans.

Entering third — eighth grade

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