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Mural Project completed by Washington Middle School and Armory Center for the Arts

Posted by Calvin Phelps on 7 July 2012

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The Armory is excited to announce that current 7th and 8th graders at Washington Middle School in association with Armory Teaching Artists recently completed the design and execution of a large wall mosaic using Venetian glass, installed in the main entrance of the school. This is the second Armory-led large-scale public art project completed at the school in the 2011-2012 school year.

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Artist-in-Residence Gregory Michael Hernandez @ The Artist Studio One Colorado

Posted by Calvin Phelps on 15 June 2012

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*The Artist Studio at One Colorado presents Gregory Michael Hernandez, Artist-in-Residence. * Pasadena, CA – Armory Center for the Arts and One Colorado present Los Angeles-based artist Gregory Michael Hernandez as the Artist-in-Residence at The Artist Studio at One Colorado.

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Teaching Artist Denise Figueredo featured in the book The Vandercook 100

Posted by Calvin Phelps on 15 June 2012

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One of our most popular classes has always been Letterpress[[sitetree_link id=134]] taught by our Director of Letterpress Denise Figueredo.  We want to extend our congratulations to Denise who was selected to be featured in the new publication The Vandercook100 celebrating 100 artists who own and operate the Vandercook press, on the 100th anniversary of the press.

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Armory presents Steven Bankhead’s large-scale sculpture Eighteenth Brumaire

Posted by Calvin Phelps on 11 June 2012

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Armory Center for the Arts is pleased to present Eighteenth Brumaire, a large-scale sculpture by Los Angeles-based artist Steven Bankhead. The temporary public work will be on display through May, 2013.

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Big City Forum: Photographing LA

Posted by on 6 June 2012

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Join us on Wednesday, June 6th at 7pm for the final Big City Forum of this season. This forum will explore how photographers influence how we view public and social space.

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Outpost's Monster Drawing Rally Comes to the Armory

Posted by Calvin Phelps on 31 May 2012

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It is time for the *Monster Drawing Rally*, a tradition established in Los Angeles by Outpost for Contemporary Art. *  The Monster Drawing Rally consists of four one-hour shifts with 25 artists drawing simultaneously each hour.

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Big City Forum's Mapping LA: Design Based Thinking, Wednesday, May 2nd, at 7pm

Posted by Calvin Phelps on 18 April 2012

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Armory Center for the Arts is pleased to again welcome Big City Forum in residence through June 2012. Big City Forum presents the third conversation in the Mapping LA series, a set of four discursive events that features speakers from a similar creative practice sharing a lively discussion around livability, sustainability, community, and the politics of place in Los Angeles.

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Sandra Tsing Loh to emcee 10th Annual Earth and Arts Festival, featuring first-ever sustainable beer garden

Posted by Calvin Phelps on 2 April 2012

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SANDRA TSING LOH TO EMCEE 10TH ANNUAL EARTH AND ARTS FESTIVAL FEATURING FIRST-EVER SUSTAINABLE BEER GARDEN Celebrate a world of nature, art and live music at the Pasadena Earth and Arts Festival, Saturday, April 14, from 11 a. m.

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The Public Bench Project completed by Washington Middle School & Armory Center for the Arts

Posted by Calvin Phelps on 15 March 2012

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A set of benches were recently created by two groups of 7th grade students who participated in the Armory’s visual art classes offered at Washington Middle School during the fall semester 2011. Guest Teaching Artist, Stan Edmonson, worked with the students in developing ideas that would reflect their perceptions and feelings about their school through photography and collages.

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Big City Forum's Socially Engaged Aesthetics on Wednesday, April 4th, at 7pm

Posted by Calvin Phelps on 13 March 2012

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Armory Center for the Arts is pleased to again welcome Big City Forum in residence (continuing through June 2012). During its residency at Armory, Big City Forum presents Mapping LA, a series of four discursive events that will feature speakers from a similar creative practice.

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