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Studio Art Classes Fall Studio Art Classes Enrolling Now

Our nationally-recognized art classes for adults, teens, children, and families explore traditional, experimental, and digital art in classes taught by our rigorously trained Teaching Artists.



Week 1 only

On view through September 23, 2018 
Akunnittinni: A Kinngait Family Portrait

This exhibition chronicles three generations of Inuit women artists. The prints and drawings depict family and village life in Kinngait, as well as sardonic references to pop culture that have penetrated everyday life in the Canadian Arctic.



Week 1 only On view through September 23, 2018
Marta Chaffee: The Places We’ve Lived

Marta Chaffee’s practice draws from California landscapes and the implied freedom of the American west. 


Other Events (Current and Upcoming)

08.01.18 - 10.15.18

Fall Art Classes for All Ages Registering August through October!

All Day
Our nationally-recognized, award-winning art classes for *adults, teens, children, and families* are offered Mondays through Saturdays, mornings, afternoons, and evenings*. *Explore traditional, experimental, and digital art in small classes taught by professional artists. All skill levels are welcome. *Fall Studio registration begins Wednesday, August 1 at 10:00 am. Classes begin October 2.* Armory Center for the Arts is your community art school with various classes taught by compassionate and rigorously trained educators who are also...
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09.01.18 - 09.30.18

Kim Abeles - Valises for Camp Ground: Arts, Corrections, and Fire Management in the Santa Monica Mountains

16:00 — 17:00
The mixed media valises in this exhibition were created during a long-term collaborative project between artist Kim Abeles and the female inmates of Camp 13—a correctional facility in Los Angeles County for women who are trained and deployed to fight forest fires throughout the region. The valises will be used by the National Park Service and Los Angeles County Fire Department as educational tools to teach about...
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09.23.18 - 09.23.18

In Conversation: Marta Chaffee

14:00 — 16:00
In conjunction with Marta Chaffee's current solo exhibition at the Armory, please join us for an insightful conversation with the artist, exhibition organizer Aandrea Stang, and Irene Tsatsos, the Armory's Director of Exhibition Programs and Chief Curator. The conversation is free and open to the public. RSVPs via the Facebook Event are appreciated. *     • Facebook Event* Image: Marta Chaffee, Lompoc Valley Series: No. 19 Purple with Pink (detail),...
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09.29.18 - 09.29.18

Kim Abeles: Closing Reception & Poetry Reading

16:00 — 18:00
Please join us for the closing reception of Kim Abeles' current exhibition Valises for Camp Ground: Arts, Corrections, and Fire Management in the Santa Monica Mountains. *     • Facebook Event* *     • Press Kit* The reception will feature readings by seven local poets reflecting on wildfire, community, wilderness, and memory. Poets include Bridgette Bianca, Yvonne M. Estrada, Eric Howard, Beverly Lafontaine, Alicia Vogl-Saenz, AK Toney, and Terry Wolverton. The poetry reading will...
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10.12.18 - 10.12.18

Art Night Pasadena @ the Armory

18:00 — 20:00
Enjoy a free evening of art and entertainment as Pasadena’s most prominent institutions swing open their doors for Art Night. Make the Armory your hub location, then hop on free shuttle buses connecting dozens of other Pasadena venues, including the Norton Simon Museum, the Gamble House, Art Center, and the Pasadena Museum of History. At the Armory, you can tour our current exhibitions, enjoy $5 draughts of...
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