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Masks by LA County Inmates Support Teen Internships @ the Armory

Posted by on 7 July 2015

These poignant self portraits are from a 2015 Armory exhibition of masks created by adult students from New Opportunities Charter School — a school for LA County inmates who do not have a high school diploma or GED. These masks examine the culture and emotions of incarcerated adults.

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Kim Abeles Spruces Up Fig Leaves

Posted by on 6 July 2015

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With the support of friends, volunteers, and donors, artist Kim Abeles and her team have spent the last several weeks giving a much-needed makeover to one of Pasadena's most unusual and informative public art pieces nearly 14 years after it's installation. Abeles' Illuminated Fig Leaves consists of over 35 laser-cut, metal fig leaves (each measuring 5 feet) that climb the rear exterior walls of the Marriott and the Armory.

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4th of July Weekend Hours

Posted by on 30 June 2015

In observance of the National holiday, Armory administrative offices and galleries are closed Friday, July 3rd and Saturday, July 4th. Regular gallery hours resume Sunday, July 5 (12-5pm).

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GYST Professional Practices for Artists Workshop Enrolling Now

Posted by on 17 June 2015

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For over 10 years, artist, curator, and CalArts professor Karen Atkinson has brought her famed Getting Your Sh*t Together Professional Practices for Artists workshop to thousands of emerging artists across the US. The Armory is pleased, once again, to host Atkinson's summer GYST series in Pasadena.

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After Victor Papanek: Exhibition Related Events

Posted by on 14 May 2015

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On view through September 6, After Victor Papanek: The Future Is Not What It Used To Be is a group exhibition that focuses on Papanek’s pioneering influence on sustainable, socially responsible, human-centered design. Join us for a series of free, public events related to this exciting exhibition.

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Apply Today for an Armory Teaching Artist Fellowship

Posted by on 16 April 2015

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*Teaching Artist Fellowship Opportunity* Armory Center for the Arts is seeking visual artists to participate in nine-month Teaching Artist training program. This program involves learning to teach children and teens, through gallery touring techniques and hands on art making experiences in a contemporary art context.

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Off The Wall Auction Preview Week: April 4-10

Posted by on 1 April 2015

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Off The Wall 2015 is shaping up to be one of the best art auctions we've ever had. The work is incredibly strong, and we're very grateful for the artists' generosity.

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Doron Gazit

Posted by on 27 March 2015

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Artist Doron Gazit has generously provided "inflatable ambiance" for the past several Armory galas – gigantic "air sculptures" that poignantly alter and augment the Armory's interior and exterior. For this year's Off The Wall Art Auction[http://www.

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Summer Studio Brochure Now Available Online. Registration Now Open.

Posted by on 6 March 2015

Summer is right around the corner. Start the season off right by exercising your creative side.

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The Project X Desk at [email protected] - A writer-in-residence program.

Posted by on 15 February 2015

Armory Center for the Arts and Project X Foundation have partnered to present the Project X Desk, an ongoing writer-in-residence program.   The Desk, located in the [email protected] Archive and Library on the Armory’s second-floor, offers a quiet nook for writing and contemplation.

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