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Armory Executive Director Scott Ward Announces Retirement

Posted by Armory News on 16 November 2017

Armory Center for the Arts Executive Director Scott Ward has announced his retirement from the nationally-recognized contemporary arts center, effective June 30, 2018. Nonprofit and donor-supported, Armory Center for the Arts is the Los Angeles region’s leading independent institution for contemporary art exhibitions and community arts education.

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Give the Gift of Art Classes

Posted by Armory Studio on 7 November 2017

IfThis Winter, you can support the artists in your life by giving them the gift of creativity. Armory Gift Certificates make a wonderful holiday gift.

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Download the 2018 Winter Studio Course Catalog Today

Posted by Armory Studio on 16 October 2017

Winter Studio registration begins Wednesday, November 8 at 10 am. Armory winter art classes for toddlers, children, teens, adults, and families are offered 7 days a week, with convenient class times that work with your busy schedule.

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Slanguage In Residence at La Casita, Pasadena, CA

Posted by Armory News on 14 September 2017

*Slanguage In Residence * This fall, artist team Slanguage will launch their residency at La Casita, the Armory’s vibrant art and social service center in Northwest Pasadena. Slanguage founders Mario Ybarra Jr.

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Staff Picks: 2017 Monster Drawing Rally

Posted by Armory Studio on 17 August 2017

Couldn't make it to our August 13th Monster Drawing Rally? No problem! Here's a curated selection of drawings, hand-picked by Armory team members and available exclusively for purchase online now.   [https://squareup.

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Armory Curates Public Art at Arroyo Seco Weekend

Posted by Armory News on 19 June 2017

Coachella music festival organizers Goldenvoice will debut the Arroyo Seco Weekend— with three stages of live music along with curated menus from LA’s celebrated restaurants and chefs at the Rose Bowl-adjacent Brookside golf course. Headliners include Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Mumford and Sons, Alabama Shakes, Weezer, and Fitz and the Tantrums, just to name a few.

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Armory Awarded Five Grants from California Arts Council Totaling $78,700

Posted by Armory News on 15 June 2017

This year, the California Arts Council awarded $15 million dollars in grants to a record number of nonprofit arts organizations state-wide, supporting quality programs benefiting California's students, veterans, arts educators, at-risk youth, formerly incarcerated individuals, under-served populations, and communities at large. We are honored to announce that five of those record number of grants—totaling $78,700—were awarded to the Armory in support our exhibition field trips for children, professional development training for public school teachers, and a host of free Armory art education programs at community centers, partner organizations, and juvenile detention centers throughout LA County.

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The Armory Launches a Year of Exhibitions and Events with Latin-American and Latinx Artists

Posted by Armory Exhibitions on 10 February 2017

Above: Federico Gama, Escondido, from the series Top Models mazahuacholoskatopunk, 2008. We are pleased to present #BetweenDownBelow/#EntreAbajoMasAbajo, a year of exhibitions and related programs that highlights Latin-American and Latinx artists and their work surrounding themes of communication, individual agency, collective action, and social spaces generated by alternative art practices.

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Limited Edition Octavia E. Butler Print by Connie Samaras

Posted by Armory Press on 8 December 2016

*Connie Samaras The Past is Another Planet: Huntington Tropical Garden; OEB 7185, Octavia E. Butler and Large Tree, Amazon River Region, July 1985.

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