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Kids Art Classes Start October 2

Posted by Armory News on 13 September 2017

Build worlds with clay, have fun with physics, bring dragons to life, or make art that moves. Sign up your 3-11 year olds today for our weekly fall art classes. Nonprofit and donor-supported, the Armory's been a national leader in artist-driven education since 1947. Our rigorously trained teaching artists introduce materials, concepts, and techniques that challenge your child’s imagination while providing opportunities for playful exploration. Classes run from October 2 to December 16. Sign up today.
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A is for Art
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Castles, Dragons, & Knights
4:00-5:30 pm

(Ages 3-5) Majestic castles, fire breathing dragons, knights in shining armor, and more! Create a fantasy world of life during the Renaissance, with kings and queens, spells, and fairies. Build, paint, draw or sculpt using a variety of art and craft materials. 
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Dinosaur Days
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Darkroom Photography
4:00-5:30 pm

(Ages 9-11) Discover the magic world of darkroom photography where art meets science via chemistry and physics. Create camera-less photograms, cyanotypes and lumen prints. Make and shoot with your own pinhole camera, based on the natural phenomena of the camera obscura discovered in antiquity. Learn about the concept of positive and negative images and transfer techniques.
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Daydreamer
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Phun with Physics
4:00-5:30 pm

(Ages 6-8) Learn to design and build colorful, inventive contraptions inspired by the kinetic art of Alexander Calder and Chris Burden. Use mixed media to create mechanisms to launch projectiles. Contraptions will focus on accuracy, velocity, and style. 
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Let's Have A Parade
Open Clay Studio: Surface Design (F16.318)
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Artsy Comics
4:00-5:30 pm

(Ages 9-11) Experiment with different ways of making comics while practicing your storytelling and art skills. Express yourself, your interests, and the world around you by making comics in your own style.
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Sewing Circuits
2:00-3:30 pm

(Ages 6-11) Explore electricity, circuits, and the history of computing to find inspiration for sewing and weaving projects that include electrical elements. 
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Clay Magic
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Sculpting: Let’s Make It Move!
4:00-5:30 pm

(Ages 9-11) Let’s create mobile sculptures using multiple mediums such as found objects and clay. Learn artistic skills, and also basic physics, to make your sculptures move. 
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Sparkle Glitter Glow
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Clay Play
4:00-5:30 pm

(Ages 3-4) Create playful and imaginative artworks. Learn clay hand-building techniques while we use fun exploratory materials including plaster, metal, colorful beads, feathers, and recycled objects. 
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Open Clay Studio: Surface Design (F16.318)
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Stop Motion Animation
2:30-4:00 pm

(Ages 9-11) Create your own animated video. Learn basic animation concepts and fun techniques like how to animate clay, hand-drawn illustration, cut-outs, and more!
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