Club Da Vinci
A summer art education program for students
8 to 12 years of age.
Learn to draw, plan a composition, use various art media,
solve problems, and complete your masterpieces. Work
collaboratively, sharing ideas with peers.
Class meets for 6 Saturday sessions
9 a.m. to noon
June 21 – August 2
(Class will not meet July 5.)
The Side Porch Gallery
953-A Howard Avenue, Biloxi
Registration fee: $150 per student .
(Discounts for families enrolling more than one child.)
For Parents and Guardians:
About Club Da Vinci
Club Da Vinci is a six-session art education program for students 8 to 12 years of age. It is designed
to enrich the lives of students through an engaging, hands-on curriculum teaching art history, art
appreciation, and art techniques. Using the work of the masters from across the centuries, students
will be taught how to look at, understand, appreciate and be comfortable around art.
Why Da Vinci
Widely considered to be one of the greatest painters of all time, Leonardo da Vinci was diversely
talented. Often described as the “Renaissance man,” one whose seemingly infinite curiosity was
equaled only by his powers of invention. Da Vinci not only painted masterpieces (“The Last Supper”
and the “Mona Lisa”) but was also a scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist,
sculptor, architect, botanist, musician and writer. Da Vinci did not see a divide between science and
It is the goal of Club Da Vinci to arouse in each student a Renaissance-like curiosity in the arts and
its importance in all aspects of society.
“Iron rusts from disuse, stagnant water loses its purity and in cold weather becomes frozen; even so does
inaction sap the vigor of the mind.” -‐ Leonardo da Vinci