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Register Now for Summer Art Classes

Kids 3-11 • Wk.1 (7/5-7/7)



Classes for younger children introduce various materials, concepts, and techniques designed to challenge a child’s imagination and ability while providing opportunities for playful exploration. Children must be toilet trained. 

Classes for older children are designed to enhance skills, broaden concepts and provide an expanded, creative experience. Various materials and art historical concepts are used to achieve greater technical ability and broaden knowledge.

Classes limited to 12 students, allowing for more individualized instruction. 3-4 year old classes limited to 10. All students must meet age requirements.

  • Costs vary and are listed in each time slot.
  • Member prices begin at the $100 Family membership level.
  • Materials are included.
  • Register online at armoryarts.org/studio or use the registration form.
  • Tuition assistance available.
  • Enrollment is on a first come, first served basis. Waitlists are not maintained. Enrollments are non-transferable. Students enrolled only when full payment is received and registration forms are complete. See all Armory Studio Policies.

(Su17.001) Dance & Art

(Su17.001) Dance & Art

Ages 3-4 Explore movement and art! Experience patterns of time, space and rhythm through creative movement and mixed-media art projects.

Offered on Wed., Thu., Fri. 8:30am

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(Su17.002) Big Bugs

(Su17.002) Big Bugs

(Ages 5-6) Delve into the fascinating world of bugs! Study their characteristics and habitats and create paintings and sculptures of our own bugs and their shapes and patterns in creative creepy crawlies.

Offered on Wed., Thu., Fri. 8:30am

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(Su17.003) Paint Yourself

(Su17.003) Paint Yourself

(Ages 6-8) Go beyond the selfie and learn how to paint your unique facial features and body proportions. Let’s study artists from various cultures who painted their own self-portraits.

Offered on Wed., Thu., Fri. 8:30am

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(Su17.004) Sparkles and Rainbows

(Su17.004) Sparkles and Rainbows

(Ages 7-9) Explore the art and science of color and light while making bright, eye-catching art. Build kaleidoscopes, paint rainbows, and design sculptures with lots of color and a variety of sparkling, reflective materials.

Offered on Wed., Thu., Fri. 8:30am

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(Su17.005) Experimental Drawing & Painting

(Su17.005) Experimental Drawing & Painting

(Ages 9-11) Create beautiful art while learning the basics of drawing and painting. Practice with simple sketches and then create finished works as you experiment with color theory and mixing paint to expand your skills as an artist.

Offered on Wed., Thu., Fri. 8:30am

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(Su17.006) My Paintings

(Su17.006) My Paintings

(Ages 3-4) Explore paintings, pictures and stories and the places they take us. Use many different colors and techniques to create your own paintings to display at home!

Offered on Wed., Thu., Fri. 10:30am

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(Su17.007) Matisse's Murals

(Su17.007) Matisse's Murals

(Ages 4-5) Explore the work of French painter Henri Matisse. Paint beautiful murals while learning how to use bright colors, shapes, varied scales and collage techniques inspired by the artist’s masterworks.

Offered on Wed., Thu., Fri. 10:30am

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(Su17.008) Clay Play

(Su17.008) Clay Play

(Ages 5-6) 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.

Offered on Wed., Thu., Fri. 10:30am

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(Su17.009) Fast & Furious: Wind-up Toys

(Su17.009) Fast & Furious: Wind-up Toys

(Ages 6-8) Create small rubber-band-powered vehicles to wind up and race! Test designs with racetracks and obstacle courses. Work in teams to problem solve design solutions and to meet goals of your own choosing (most powerful, best decorated, etc.).

Offered on Wed., Thu., Fri. 10:30am

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(Su17.010) Click it! Snap it! Shoot it!

(Su17.010) Click it! Snap it! Shoot it!

(Ages 7-9) Discover the magic world of photography. Create camera-less photogram stories, build mini and life-size sets for photo shoots and experiment with different lighting. Look at photographers who create sets and situations for inspiration.

Offered on Wed., Thu., Fri. 10:30am

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(Su17.011) Ceramics

(Su17.011) Ceramics

(Ages 7-9) Learn to use the potter’s wheel and hand-building techniques to create functional and nonfunctional ceramic art. Explore various types of clay, glazes and surface textures.

Offered on Wed., Thu., Fri. 10:30am

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(Su17.012) Totem Poles

(Su17.012) Totem Poles

Investigate the art of making totem poles, the indigenous cultures that use them, and what they represent. Then have fun sketching and constructing your own totem pole, using all types of colorful materials.

Offered on Wed., Thu., Fri. 10:30am

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(Su17.013) Train Time Art

(Su17.013) Train Time Art

(Ages 3-4) All aboard! Look at many types of trains, from old timey locomotives to high speed models. Draw railroads, sculpt steam engines and paint subway cars.

Offered on Wed., Thu., Fri. 12:30pm

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(Su17.014) Things that Fly

(Su17.014) Things that Fly

(Ages 5-6) Think of all the things that fly in the air. Make wonderful winged creatures fueled only by your imagination. Experiment with different media: drawing, painting and collage.

Offered on Wed., Thu., Fri. 12:30pm

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(Su17.015) Monster Destruction

(Su17.015) Monster Destruction

(Ages 6-8) Build fantastic monsters and miniature cities. Create your own monstrous costumes and then enact the inevitable destruction of your monster metropolis.

Offered on Wed., Thu., Fri. 12:30pm

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(Su17.016) Painting Faces

(Su17.016) Painting Faces

(Ages 7-9) Make artistic portraits. Learn different techniques to draw and paint facial features and body proportions. Study artists from various cultures who painted portraits from ancient times to the present.

Offered on Wed., Thu., Fri. 12:30pm

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(Su17.017) Cartooning for Kids

(Su17.017) Cartooning for Kids

Explore humor through visual images, using drawing, painting and collage. Study cartoons, puppets and even tell jokes, while creating your very own comic strips.

Offered on Wed., Thu., Fri. 12:30pm

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(Su17.018) Ceramics

(Su17.018) Ceramics

(Ages 9-11) Learn to use the potter’s wheel and hand-building techniques to create functional and nonfunctional ceramic art. Explore various types of clay, glazes and surface textures.

Offered on Wed., Thu., Fri. 12:30pm

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(Su17.019) Sculpting Animals

(Su17.019) Sculpting Animals

(Ages 3-4) Sculpt your favorite animal! Using different materials such as clay, mat board, foam, coated wire and different found objects, you’ll get to create sculptural works of animals and their diverse environments while experimenting with different techniques.

Offered on Wed., Thu., Fri. 2:30pm

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(Su17.020) Paintings Big & Small

(Su17.020) Paintings Big & Small

(Ages 5-6) Explore line, color and shape on a very small and large scale. We'll experiment with watercolor, tempera chalk, and other materials to make paintings that start small and end really BIG!

Offered on Wed., Thu., Fri. 2:30pm

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(Su17.021) Clay Menagerie

(Su17.021) Clay Menagerie

(Ages 6-8) Create a royal collection of domestic and exotic animals using many different ceramic techniques. Learn about animal shapes, spots, and patterns while using lots of clay, paint and other fun materials.

Offered on Wed., Thu., Fri. 2:30pm

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(Su17.022) Tye Dye & Wrap It Up!

(Su17.022) Tye Dye & Wrap It Up!

(Ages 7-9) Design unique art by wrapping fabric, paper, rocks and other materials with tape, string, plastic, and wire. Design your own tie-dyed fabric, decorative paper, taped rock sculptures and wire trees or beehives.

Offered on Wed., Thu., Fri. 2:30pm

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(Su17.023) Optical Toys

(Su17.023) Optical Toys

(Ages 7-9) Make toys such as kaleidoscopes, zoetropes, and objects based on shadow plays. Explore forms of entertainment which used light and moving images before the invention of film.

Offered on Wed., Thu., Fri. 2:30pm

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(Su17.024) Stop Motion Animation

(Su17.024) Stop Motion Animation

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

Offered on Wed., Thu., Fri. 2:30pm

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