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Register Now for Summer Art Classes

Kids 3-11 • Week 4 (7/23-7/27)



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.




(Su18.067) My Paintings

(Su18.067) My Paintings

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

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

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(Su18.068) Creating Characters

(Su18.068) Creating Characters

(Ages 5 - 7) Explore character, movement and theatrical expression through exercises and games. Create your own character, make a mask and parade through the studio on the last day of class.

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

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(Su18.069) Illustrating Fantastic Creatures

(Su18.069) Illustrating Fantastic Creatures

(Ages 6 - 8) Learn about illustrator Edward Gorey and design your own fantastical creature drawings. Invent unique names, backstories, special powers, and characteristics for them.

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

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(Su18.070) Monsters, Myths & Make Believe

(Su18.070) Monsters, Myths & Make Believe

(Ages 7 - 9) Make drawings and sculptures of Bigfoot, the Loch Ness monster, chupacabras, and other mythical creatures. Or, invent unique monsters from your own imagination.

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

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(Su18.071) Painting & Drawing

(Su18.071) Painting & Drawing

(Ages 9 - 11) arn 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. 8:30am

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(Su18.072) Dance & Art

(Su18.072) Dance & Art

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

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

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(Su18.073) Funny Faces

(Su18.073) Funny Faces

(Ages 4 - 5) Explore portraiture, mask-making and cartoons. Use your imagination to create characters such as clowns, animals and all kinds of things that make us laugh.

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

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(Su18.074) Slimy, Goopy, Bouncy Art

(Su18.074) Slimy, Goopy, Bouncy Art

(Ages 5 - 6) Part science lab, part fun factory. Make your own silly putty, slimy goop, colorful bouncy balls, and homemade air-dry clay. Explore colors, textures, and handbuilding techniques.

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

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(Su18.075) Build-A-City

(Su18.075) Build-A-City

(Ages 6 - 8) How do the spaces we live in tell our story? Design and build your own city buildings, parks and playgrounds using many materials.

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

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(Su18.076) Ceramics

(Su18.076) Ceramics

(Ages 7 - 9) Learn hand-building and beginning potter’s wheel techniques to create functional and nonfunctional ceramic art.

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

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(Su18.077) Paintings Big & Small

(Su18.077) Paintings Big & Small

(Ages 7 - 9) Explore line, color and shape on a very small and very large scale. Paint with watercolor, tempera chalk, and other materials to make paintings that start small and end really BIG!

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

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(Su18.078) Photography: Pinhole Camera

(Su18.078) Photography: Pinhole Camera

(Ages 9 - 11) Experience the magic of film-based photography! Make your own pinhole camera from unexpected materials. See how much fun it is to experiment with the physics of the camera, the chemistry of the darkroom, and the science of film.

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

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(Su18.079) Gardens & Fairies

(Su18.079) Gardens & Fairies

(Ages 3 - 4) Discover magical lands and create mythical plants and fairies. Make fairy houses and other fantastic things. Enjoy using all sorts of fun, fantasy-inspiring art materials.

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

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(Su18.080) Fake Food

(Su18.080) Fake Food

(Ages 5 - 6) What’s your favorite food? A giant cookie? A platter of Cheetos? Using many art materials and techniques, make your own favorite foods and invent new ones.

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

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(Su18.081) Printmaking

(Su18.081) Printmaking

(Ages 6 - 8) Delve into the magical world of multiples with the timeless craft of printmaking. Learn exciting printmaking techniques using common materials and non-toxic methods that you can even do at home.

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

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(Su18.082) Funny Props: Photo/Video “Booth”

(Su18.082) Funny Props: Photo/Video “Booth”

(Ages 7 - 9) Create your own comic video after sculpting a variety of comedy props, such as papier-mâché banana peels, pies out of clay, and squirting flowers. Work together to build backdrops for fun and wacky photos using props made by you.

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

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(Su18.083) Comics & Zines

(Su18.083) Comics & Zines

(Ages 7 - 9) Express yourself, your interests, and the world around you as you create handmade comics and (maga)zines. Challenge your storytelling and art skills as you experiment with different ways of making your own publications.

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

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(Su18.084) Codes & Coding

(Su18.084) Codes & Coding

(Ages 9 - 11) 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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(Su18.085) Ceramics

(Su18.085) 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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(Su18.086) Clay Imaginarium

(Su18.086) Clay Imaginarium

(Ages 5 - 6) 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. 2:30pm

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(Su18.087) Fossil Hunters

(Su18.087) Fossil Hunters

(Ages 6 - 8) Join the adventure! Piece together exciting discoveries in paleontology (the study of fossil animals and plants).

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

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(Su18.088) Crazy Creatures

(Su18.088) Crazy Creatures

(Ages 7 - 9) The only limit is your imagination! Explore different kinds of creatures through stories, drawing, painting, collage and movement.

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

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(Su18.089) Claymation

(Su18.089) Claymation

(Ages 9 - 11) From Gumby to Wallace & Gromit, clay is one of the most popular mediums for stop motion animation.

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

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(Su18.090) Monster Destruction

(Su18.090) Monster Destruction

(Ages 9 - 11) Build fantastic monsters and miniature cities. Create your own monstrous costumes and then enact the inevitable destruction of your monster metropolis during a grand performance.

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

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