Summer Academy for Children and School Students 2024 at the National Academy of Art – Burgas Branch


24 June – 19 July 2024
Sixth edition
The Summer Academy for Children and School Students 2024 at the National Academy of Art – Burgas Branch is dedicated to THE 100th BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE GREAT BURGAS ARTIST GEORGI BAEV.
The sixth edition of the Summer Academy for Children and School Students 2024 at the National Academy of Art – Burgas Branch is realised with the support of Burgas Municipality.
The project is suitable for children and school students at age 6 to 18.
In the period from June 24 to July 19, 2024, for four weeks, every weekday, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, the ateliers of the Branch of the National Art Academy in Burgas, located on the second floor of Magazia 1 (Burgas Port Complex), will again be occupied by the little artists participating in the Summer Academy 2024!
The participants will be divided into two age groups according to the complexity of the creative activities and tasks – aged 6 to 10 and 11 to 18 – will work with both current students (Bachelor's, Master's and doctoral students) from different departments and pursuing different programmes at the National Academy of Art, and alumni of the Academy, who have completed a second degree programme in Theory and Practice of Art Education.
The project activities will provide for the children the opportunity to acquire basic knowledge and skills in the following areas:
– Academic – drawing from nature with graphic and colour drawing materials;
– Creative – fine and applied arts ateliers, puppet theatre;
– Experimental-creative – team assignments, a happening and workshops led by established artists;
– Creative games, lectures and films about Georgi Baev;
– Plein air;
– Visits to museums and galleries.
Also, during the Summer Academy, creative workshops will be held on: Academic Drawing; Painting; Printmaking; Illustration; Comic Strips; Sculpture; Ceramics; Icon; Costumes; Textiles; Poster and Postcards for an Eco Cause, Atelier 13+ for the older students and Dollhouse for the youngest participants.
The cultural programme includes lectures, drawing sessions in galleries and museums, a plein air painting in the Sea Garden.The workshop programme includes meetings with established artists:
– Anzhela Minkova will introduce the participants to the ancient Arabic Ebru technique for painting on water;
– Darina Peeva will lead a workshop at the Printmaking Base of the National Academy of Art.
Daily schedule
Morning – from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
Lunch break
Afternoon – from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
EXHIBITION: At the end of the project implementation, the best works of the participants in the sixth edition – SAChSS 2024 – will be presented in Atelier Gallery (Magazia 1, Burgas Port Complex.
NOTE: The children's works will be received according to schedule!
Should parents wish, warm luncheon can be provided for their children by a catering company with proven quality of services. The menu will also include a vegetarian option. Payment for luncheon is not included in the participation fee and should be made on the spot.
Participation fees
– All day (from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm): BGN 35.00
– Half day – morning only: BGN 20.00, afternoon only: BGN 15.00
– Whole period: bonus 10% off
Fees include: overhead, teacher and staff fees, and costs of all art, stationery and hygiene materials required to run the project.
Participation fee discounts (social)
– For the second child in a family: 20% off
– For the third child and each subsequent child in a family: 50% off
– For a child with incapacity (as per a decision of a Territorial Expert Physicians Commission): 50% off
– For socially disadvantaged children: 20% off
– For an orphan: 50% off
– For a child with one parent: 30% off
When using different discounts, payment is made on the spot based on relevant documents (originals and copies):
– For orphans – parents' death certificate;
– For children having a decision of a Territorial Expert Physicians Commission – a document showing the decision of a Territorial Expert Physicians Commission;
– For a large family – the children's birth certificates.
Registration: By partial or full payment of fees to Nevena Prodanova
For further information, contact Nevena Prodanova, project coordinator
Phone: +359 0877 668 966