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Register Now for Summer Art Classes

Kids 3-11 • Wk.7 (8/14-8/18)



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. 

(Su17.151) Clay Creatures

(Su17.151) Clay Creatures

(Ages 3-4) Imagine your own crazy creatures to bring to life with clay. Using different techniques and materials, create sculptural works of your critters and their wonderful environments.

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

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(Su17.152) Painting Stories

(Su17.152) Painting Stories

(Ages 5-6) Artists are inspired by so many things. We’ll read stories and you’ll create your own art inspired by them. You’ll make paintings and sculptures using lots of different art materials.

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

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(Su17.153) Robot Design

(Su17.153) Robot Design

(Ages 6-8) Design and build your own robot! Challenge your imagination by engineering your robot and its environment from found objects and recycled materials. Research and study robots in popular culture and art.

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

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(Su17.154) Fun with Drama

(Su17.154) Fun with Drama

(Ages 6-11) Explore theatrical expression through games and improvisation. Using movement, feelings and voice, develop your characters and learn to express yourself in a theatrical way.

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

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(Su17.155) Twist, Twirl & Paint

(Su17.155) Twist, Twirl & Paint

(Ages 7-9) Tapping, twisting, twirling! Use different movements to create paintings large and small. Discover new ways to paint and look at artists who use unusual movements and tools to make their paintings.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu. 8:30am

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(Su17.156) Art to Wear

(Su17.156) Art to Wear

(Ages 9-11) Turn yourself into art! Use paint, paper, fabric, and some surprising materials, plus most importantly, your imagination, to create sculptural costumes that will decorate you from your head to your feet.

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

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(Su17.157) Dance & Art

(Su17.157) 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 Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 10:30am

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(Su17.158) Inky Seas

(Su17.158) Inky Seas

(Ages 4-5) Dive into the mysterious sea, full of strange creatures and lost worlds. Use watercolor and various unexpected materials like salt, straws, and strings to create interesting effects and textures in our deep sea creations.

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

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(Su17.159) Pirate Treasure Adventure

(Su17.159) Pirate Treasure Adventure

(Ages 5-6) Ahoy matey! Adventure into the depths of the sea and below the earth to find hidden treasures. Create your own gold coins, costumes, treasure chests and maps.

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

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(Su17.160) Self-Portraits Studio

(Su17.160) Self-Portraits Studio

(Ages 6-8) Beyond the mirror image! Using a variety of techniques, draw, print, paint, and sculpt realistic and imaginary self-portraits, journals, and reflective art all about your life and environment.

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

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(Su17.161) Ceramics

(Su17.161) 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 Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 10:30am

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(Su17.162) Photo Magic

(Su17.162) Photo Magic

(Ages 7-9) Discover the magical 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 Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 10:30am

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(Su17.163) Nighttime Magic

(Su17.163) Nighttime Magic

(Ages 9-11) Explore our fantastical night world with printmaking, painting, and papier-mâché as we imagine and learn about nocturnal life. Draw inspiration from artists like Georgia O'Keeffe and Teresita Fernandez and their interpretations of night.

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

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(Su17.164) Bugs!

(Su17.164) Bugs!

(Ages 3-4) Learn about your favorite garden friends and even invent your own. Craft insect sculptures using many different recycled materials. These same insect sculptures will be used as painting tools to make spider web drawings and bug track paintings.

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

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(Su17.165) Rockets & Spaceships

(Su17.165) Rockets & Spaceships

(Ages 5-6) Blast off into outer space! Design your own rockets and spaceships to explore the wonders of the galaxies. Paint comets that sparkle, learn about the constellations, and create mobiles of the planets.

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

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(Su17.166) Electrical Sewing

(Su17.166) Electrical Sewing

(Ages 6-8) Design and create wearable textile objects using materials such as conductive thread, electrical wire, and working LED lights. Brainstorm and draw imagined future technologies integrating electronics into soft, organic forms.

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

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(Su17.167) Stop Motion Animation

(Su17.167) Stop Motion Animation

(Ages 7-9) 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 Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 12:30pm

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(Su17.168) Painting Your World

(Su17.168) Painting Your World

(Ages 9-11) Marvel at the magnificent world that surrounds you! Look at all types of landscapes, like the forest, the desert, icy glaciers, deep valleys and even the moon! Create paintings and painted sculptures inspired by the places you’ve seen and even imagined.

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

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(Su17.169) Ceramics

(Su17.169) 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 Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 12:30pm

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(Su17.170) Paint It!

(Su17.170) Paint It!

(Ages 3-4) No art will leave without paint on it! Drip, layer, splatter and mix paint as you create paintings and sculptures of different shapes and sizes. Learn skills such as mixing color and building texture.

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

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(Su17.171) Sculptacular

(Su17.171) Sculptacular

(Ages 5-6) Use traditional sculpture materials such as clay, plaster and wood to make a series of abstract sculptural work. Gain technical skills and practice self-expression.

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

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(Su17.172) Mad Scientists

(Su17.172) Mad Scientists

(Ages 6-8) Experiment with the wacky side of science through silly and messy, yet scientifically sound, art projects. Explode volcanoes, make papier-mâché planets and design zooming paper airplanes.

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

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(Su17.173) Anime, Comics & Cartooning

(Su17.173) Anime, Comics & Cartooning

(Ages 7-9) Explore story and humor as we study cartoons, comics and the colorful, action-packed world of anime. Draw, paint and collage, while discovering clever techniques to create your own comic strip.

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

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(Su17.174) Drawing & Painting

(Su17.174) 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 Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 2:30pm

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(Su17.175) Codes & Coding

(Su17.175) Codes & Coding

(Ages 9-11) Make simple digital projects in a coding program written for kids. Apply the logic of coding to make collaborative drawings, sculptures, performances, and secret messages.

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

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