week 2 wrap up and matsuri!

  Grace Art Camp Kazoku! Over the past three days, art campers have learned how to say their color group in Japanese, Good Morning (Ohiyo Gozaimas), Good Afternoon (konichiwa), and “see you soon” (ja mata). We enjoyed spending a day with Portland Taiko, who performed with a variety […]

week 2 day 2

  Yesterday old and new friends came together to sing the cherished Grace Art Camp tune and share the Four R’s of Community.  Monday we were all entertained by a very old makura or “pillow story” to set the stage for the week. Under the Cherry Blossom Tree […]

mid-week 1 details

  Over the past three days, art campers have learned a variety of Japanese words, my personal favorite being mukashi banashi, very old stories, one of which we will find out how the two brothers reconcile. Based on the story and a variety of Japanese art traditions, campers […]

day 1, week 1, GAC in Japan

Today was the first day of the first week of Camp! Old and new friends and colleagues came together to brush off the cherished Grace Art Camp tune and be entertained by a very old makura, or “pillow story” to set the stage for the week, entitled Under […]

Grace Art Camp goes to the Rose Festival

Join Grace Art Camp and Grace Institute in the Junior Rose Parade Wednesday, June 7, from 12:00 noon to 2:00 pm! Large parade-style puppets, past camp art, and GAC artists and counselors will accompany past and current campers. Wear a camp t-shirt and be ready to wave flags, signs, […]

Summer Waitlist Questions

To date, we have responded to your individual email waitlist requests. (Emails were answered in the order received.)  Please click HERE for waitlist information. We appreciate your patience as we work with these requests. We love that you love Grace Art Camp!

Spring Break Camp 2017

Now Accepting Waitlist Requests Only Join us as we explore theatre & storytelling, visual arts, fibre arts, ceramics, puppets, and a few other goodies, while celebrating the nature of springtime and the resilience of the human (and dragon-ish) spirit through the story of The Reluctant Dragon.  Using the […]

New Website

Welcome to Grace Institute’s new website! We are still working out the bugs and appreciate your patience.  Please sign up to follow our Blog via email for up-to-date information and reminders. Happy New Year !

Grace Art Camp Japan – Summer 2017

Our community Blossoms in story, art, song… Grace Art Camp haiku Celebrating the arts and culture of Japan through  mukashibanashi – very old tales from Japan, known as “tales of long ago.” Develop skills and express ideas through a variety of daily studio projects offered and led by […]