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Summer Camp: Abstract Photography (Grade 8-12) – SOLD OUT – WAIT-LIST

July 10 @ 9:00 am - July 10 @ 3:00 pm

July 10-14

Teaching Artist: Vanessa Alcaraz

Designed for students ages 13-17 (entering grades 8-12)


Learn about photography, animation and much more in our hands-on, exploratory camps at MOPA@SDMA! Camps are great for all levels of experience and explore image making, idea sharing, and a variety of creative techniques!


This week-long, full-day camp for ages 13 to 17 is offered from July 10 through July 14, Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. Experiment through this unconventional approach to photography by focusing on patterns, forms, textures, light, and shadows. Explore artistic photographic processes like image transfers, projector photography, collage, and more!


*All equipment provided


$300 SDMA members or Explorer Pass holders | $330 Nonmember

*10% sibling discount
*10% discount for military and first responder families



*NOTE: Age categories are used as a guideline to direct parents to camps with appropriate learning approaches and content. All camps are designed for any skill level. We welcome you to register your children in whichever category you think is best! Please email us at with questions!

Event Details

Start:   July 10, 2023
Time:   9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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MOPA is now MOPA@SDMA!Learn More


Welcome to the Museum of Photographic Arts at The San Diego Museum of Art!

As of July 1, 2023, the Museum of Photographic Arts and The San Diego Museum of Art have merged to become one unified institution. The Museum of Photographic Arts is now the Museum of Photographic Arts at The San Diego Museum of Art (MOPA@SDMA).

MOPA@SDMA remains a pay-what-you wish museum open Thursdays through Sundays 11:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m.

We look forward to seeing you soon!