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Register Now for Summer Art Classes

Kids 3-11 • Week 2 (7/9-7/13)



Classes for 3-5 year olds introduce 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 6-11 year olds are designed to enhance skills, broaden concepts, and provide an expanded, creative experience. Materials and art historical concepts are used to achieve greater technical ability and broaden knowledge. 
  • All art materials are provided. 
  • Classes limited to 12 students, allowing for individualized instruction. Darkroom photography classes limited to 9. 3-4 year old classes limited to 10.
  • Tuition Assistance is available. You can apply for tuition assistance online at checkout. 
  • Save 10% on classes by becoming a member. Membership prices begin at the $100 Family level. You can add an Armory membership at checkout and get that 10% discount right away. To learn more about membership benefits, visit armoryarts.org/membership.
  • Enrollment is on a first come, first served basis. Enrollments are non-transferable. See all Armory Studio Policies.




(Su18.022) Clay Creatures

(Su18.022) Clay Creatures

(Ages 4-5) Bring creatures from your imagination to life with clay.

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

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(Su18.023) Dinosaurs & Dragons

(Su18.023) Dinosaurs & Dragons

(Ages 6-8) S Sculpt, paint, and draw awesome monsters from ancient times—both real and imaginary.

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

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(Su18.024) Fun with Drama

(Su18.024) 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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(Su18.025) Twist, Twirl & Paint

(Su18.025) Twist, Twirl & Paint

(Ages 9-11) 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., Fri. 8:30am

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(Su18.026) Dance & Art

(Su18.026) 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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(Su18.027) Inky Seas

(Su18.027) 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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(Su18.028) Treasure Adventure

(Su18.028) 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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(Su18.029) Self-Portrait Studio

(Su18.029) Self-Portrait 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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(Su18.030) Click it! Snap it! Shoot it!

(Su18.030) 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.

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

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(Su18.031) Ceramics

(Su18.031) Ceramics

(Ages 7-9) Learn hand-building and beginning potter’s wheel 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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(Su18.032) Nighttime Magic

(Su18.032) Nighttime Magic

(Ages 9-11) Explore our fantastical night world with printmaking, painting, and papier-mâché as we imagine and learn about nocturnal life.

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

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(Su18.033) Bugs!

(Su18.033) Bugs!

(Ages 3-4) Delve into the fascinating world of bugs! Create paintings and sculptures of your own bugs as you learn about their creepy crawly characteristics, habitats, shapes, and patterns. 

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

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(Su18.034) Rockets & Space Ships

(Su18.034) Rockets & Space Ships

(Ages 5-6) Blast off into outer space! Challenge your imagination by using found objects and recycled materials to design your own spacecraft and explore the wonders of the galaxy.

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

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(Su18.035) Homemade Arcade

(Su18.035) Homemade Arcade

(Ages 6-8) Design and build your own "arcade games" out of recycled materials, create the rules, then press play!

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

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(Su18.036) Drawing & Painting with Text

(Su18.036) Drawing & Painting with Text

(Ages 7 - 9) Inspired by the art of Wayne White and Ed Ruscha, create unique paintings that showcase a word or words you decide to feature in a big way in your artwork.

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

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(Su18.037) Selfie Stop Motion Animation

(Su18.037) Selfie Stop Motion Animation

(Ages 9-11) Become a living stop motion character and star in your own animated film.

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

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(Su18.038) Ceramics

(Su18.038) Ceramics

(Ages 9-11) earn to use the potter’s wheel and hand-building techniques to create functional and nonfunctional ceramic art.

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

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(Su18.039) Drawing & Painting

(Su18.039) Drawing & Painting

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

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

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(Su18.040) Paint It!

(Su18.040) 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.

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

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(Su18.041) Sculptacular

(Su18.041) Sculptacular

(Ages 5 - 6) Gain technical skills and practice self-expression as you experiment with traditional materials like clay, plaster, and wood to make a series of abstract sculptural works.

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

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(Su18.042) Mad Scientist

(Su18.042) Mad Scientist

(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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(Su18.043) Anime, Comics & Cartooning

(Su18.043) Anime, Comics & Cartooning

(Ages 7 - 9) Use drawing, painting, and collage to bring your own comic strip to life. Explore story and humor as you discover clever cartooning techniques in the colorful, action-packed world of anime.

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

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(Su18.044) Artful Architecture

(Su18.044) Artful Architecture

(Ages 9 - 11) With buildings of Gaudi, Gehry, and Rodia as inspiration, you will create drawings and models of your own architectural masterpieces using clay, plaster, paper mache, and mixed media.

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

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