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Register Now for Summer Art Classes

Kids 3-11 • Week 5 (7/30-8/3)



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.




(Su18.091) Kittyland

(Su18.091) Kittyland

(Ages 3 - 4) Hello Kitty! Create kittens, kitten toys, food and play areas. Using many materials, create the magical cute worlds of kittens.

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

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(Su18.092) Colorific Clay

(Su18.092) Colorific Clay

(Ages 5 - 6) Create colorful and imaginative artworks using clay with other materials, including plaster, paint, colorful beads, feathers, recycled objects, and much more.

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

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(Su18.093) Silent Stage

(Su18.093) Silent Stage

(Ages 6 - 11) Study silent film masters Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton and create your own short theater scenes. This fun drama class emphasizes elements of physical comedy and universal expression. Learn the basics of non-verbal communication and how to project this ancient art on the stage.

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

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(Su18.094) Dream Builders

(Su18.094) Dream Builders

(Ages 7 - 9) Design your own dream world, complete with maps and models of cities, magical landscapes, and scenes that come straight out of your imagination.

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

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(Su18.095) Printing Poetry

(Su18.095) Printing Poetry

(Ages 9 - 11) Use poetry as a source of inspiration for printmaking and printing techniques. Look at the work of artists who use poetry and literature in their art for inspiration.

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

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(Su18.096) Clay Play

(Su18.096) Clay Play

(Ages 3 - 4) Create playful and imaginative artworks. Learn clay handbuilding techniques while we use fun exploratory materials including plaster, metal, colorful beads, feathers, and recycled objects.

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

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(Su18.097) Alphabet Art

(Su18.097) Alphabet Art

(Ages 4 - 5) Discover how the alphabet can be used in art! Letters do much more than appear in words. Experiment with materials and textures to make art that you can touch and read.

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

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(Su18.098) Painting Stories

(Su18.098) 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. 10:30am

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(Su18.099) Art Around the World

(Su18.099) Art Around the World

(Ages 6 - 8) Art, artifacts and architecture! Let’s discover ancient building techniques to create our own “wonders of the world” out of clay, wood, paper and found objects.

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

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(Su18.100) Selfie Portrait Art

(Su18.100) Selfie Portrait Art

(Ages 7 - 9) A selfie can be more than a photograph! Discover an array of artists who choose different ways to stylize both their everyday and imagined self. Expand your artistic skills of self-expression using media such as collage and paint.

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

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(Su18.101) My Photo Booth

(Su18.101) My Photo Booth

(Ages 9 - 11) Work together to build backdrops and props to use in your own wacky photo shoots. Explore different painting and collage techniques to collaboratively create backdrops and props from an assortment of materials and then take the fun photos home.

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

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(Su18.102) Ceramics

(Su18.102) 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. 10:30am

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(Su18.103) Paintings Big & Small

(Su18.103) Paintings Big & Small

(Ages 3 - 4) Explore line, color and shape with watercolor, tempera chalk, and other materials to create paintings that start small and end really BIG!

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

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(Su18.104) Super Storytime / Dejame ContArte (English/Spanish)

(Su18.104) Super Storytime / Dejame ContArte (English/Spanish)

(Ages 5 - 6) Read many stories and even create super stories of your own. Make paintings and collages with clay, fabric, buttons and more about the characters and places in your stories. Come be inspired! ¡Ven a inspirArte! Bilingual instruction with an emphasis on arts vocabulary.

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

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(Su18.105) Sculptacular

(Su18.105) Sculptacular

(Ages 6 - 8) Gain technical skills and practice self-expression as you experiment with traditional materials like clay, plaster, and wood to make a series of fun, creative sculptural works.

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

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(Su18.106) Art of the Cosmos

(Su18.106) Art of the Cosmos

(Ages 7 - 9) Become an astronomer and explore the outer reaches of the universe, its planets, and stars. Learn about the science of space while creating, drawing, and painting the starry night sky.

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

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(Su18.107) Ceramics

(Su18.107) 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. 12:30pm

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(Su18.108) Knights vs. Robots

(Su18.108) Knights vs. Robots

(Ages 9 - 11) Discover how to draw knights, robots, cyborgs and other fantastical forms. Sharpen your drawing skills while learning about historical forms of armor and techniques for capturing the gleam of metal in your drawing.

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

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(Su18.109) Space Camp

(Su18.109) Space Camp

(Ages 3 - 4) Travel through outer space as an astronaut while discovering astronomers’ ideas about stars and planets. Find inspiration from the Hubble and Kepler telescope photographs to create drawings, paintings, and sculptures that are out of this world!

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

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(Su18.110) Forts & Secret Hideaways

(Su18.110) Forts & Secret Hideaways

(Ages 5 - 6) om animals to secret agents, everyone needs a secret hideaway. Use many materials to create hidden spaces. Design maps and drawings for your own super secret hideaway or fort.

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

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(Su18.111) Painting People

(Su18.111) Painting People

(Ages 6 - 8) Learn how to draw and paint facial features and body proportions. Make your own portrait paintings after being inspired by artists who paint people in various mediums and styles.

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

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(Su18.112) Stop Motion Animation

(Su18.112) 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. Experiment with historic animation methods such as zoetropes and flip books to animate images.

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

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(Su18.113) Anime & Comic Book Art

(Su18.113) Anime & Comic Book Art

(Ages 9 - 11) 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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