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Register Now for Summer Art Classes

Kids 3-11 • Week 3 (7/16-7/20)



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.




(Su18.045) Clay Menagerie

(Su18.045) Clay Menagerie

(Ages 3 - 4) Create a royal collection of domestic and exotic animals using different ceramic techniques. Learn about animal shapes and patterns while using lots of clay, paint, and other creative materials.

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

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(Su18.046) Painting Animals

(Su18.046) Painting Animals

(Ages 5 - 6) Lions and tigers and bears and more! Create your own amazing animal portrait using both drawing and painting techniques.

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

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(Su18.047) Buildings, Boats & Animals

(Su18.047) Buildings, Boats & Animals

(Ages 6 - 8) Design blueprints and construct your own skyscrapers. Experiment with how to float a boat and suspend a bridge. Learn about useful man-made structures in our everyday environment.

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

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(Su18.048) Fun with Drama

(Su18.048) Fun with Drama

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

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

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(Su18.049) Pinball Games & Handheld Maze Toys

(Su18.049) Pinball Games & Handheld Maze Toys

(Ages 9 - 11) Make your very own pinball game and other handheld maze toys. Gain art and design concepts as you create exciting, themed labyrinths for marbles to explore.

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

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(Su18.050) Imaginary Creatures

(Su18.050) Imaginary Creatures

(Ages 3 - 4) Create costumes and transform yourself into an imaginary, magical creature using drawing, painting, collage, and theatrical movement techniques.

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

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(Su18.051) T-Rex, Pterodactyl, & Triceratops

(Su18.051) T-Rex, Pterodactyl, & Triceratops

(Ages 5 - 6) Sculpt, paint, and create awesome dinosaurs. Learn about different kinds of dinosaurs, explore the fossils they left behind, and imagine footprints they would have made.

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

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(Su18.052) Pop-Up Art Books

(Su18.052) Pop-Up Art Books

(Ages 6 - 8) Explore a variety of ways to make 2D and 3D books. Your books will tell visual (and possibly textual) stories through layouts, cutouts and collage.

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

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(Su18.053) Ceramics

(Su18.053) 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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(Su18.054) 2D Animal Portraits

(Su18.054) 2D Animal Portraits

(Ages 7 - 9) Lions and tigers and bears and more! Create your own amazing animal portrait using both drawing and painting techniques. For inspiration, we'll examine how artists have depicted animals throughout history.

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

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(Su18.055) Patterned Paintings

(Su18.055) Patterned Paintings

(Ages 9 - 11) Create abstract paintings using patterns, both found and invented. Explore patterns from different cultures and draw inspiration from contemporary artists who use and love patterns.

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

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(Su18.056) Art Magicians

(Su18.056) Art Magicians

(Ages 3 - 4) Do you believe in magic? Use an array of fun materials to make magic wands, wizard hats and even your own magic words.

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

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(Su18.057) Crazy Clay Creatures

(Su18.057) Crazy Clay Creatures

(Ages 5 - 6) Bring creatures from your imagination to life with clay. Using different techniques and materials, you can create a sculpture of your own fantastical critter and their habitat, too.

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

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(Su18.058) Bugs on My Brain

(Su18.058) Bugs on My Brain

(Ages 6 - 8) 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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(Su18.059) Codes & Coding

(Su18.059) Codes & Coding

(Ages 7 - 9) Make simple digital projects using a coding program written specifically for kids. Then apply the logic of coding to make creative collaborative drawings, sculptures, mazes, games and even secret messages.

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

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(Su18.060) Fabric & Fiber

(Su18.060) Fabric & Fiber

(Ages 9 - 11) Explore the process of natural dyeing, weaving, and sewing to create items such as personalized bags, bracelets, wall hangings, dyed t-shirts, or stained paper paintings.

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

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(Su18.061) Ceramics

(Su18.061) 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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(Su18.062) Mad Hatter Party

(Su18.062) Mad Hatter Party

(Ages 5 - 6) Have fun creating your own costume headgear inspired by the legendary (and absolutely bonkers) costume parties hosted by modernist Dada and Bauhaus artists in the early 20th Century.

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

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(Su18.063) Sweet Shop

(Su18.063) Sweet Shop

(Ages 6 - 8) Through drawing, painting, and mixed media sculptures, we'll make candy-inspired art, like giant lollipops or delicate cupcake sculptures.

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

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(Su18.064) Stop Motion Animation

(Su18.064) Stop Motion Animation

(Ages 7 - 9) Animate for the sheer fun of it! Explore the A-Z of stop motion animation using clay, cut paper, collage, drawing and pixelation.

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

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(Su18.065) Castles & Dragons

(Su18.065) Castles & Dragons

(Ages 7 - 9) Create a fantasy world of life during the Renaissance, with kings and queens, spells, and fairies. Build, paint, draw or sculpt using a variety of art and craft materials.

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

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(Su18.066) Comics, Cartoons & Characters

(Su18.066) Comics, Cartoons & Characters

(Ages 9 - 11) Explore story and humor as we study the colorful, action-packed world of comics. 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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