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Armory Community Program

The Armory’s mission is to build on the power of art to transform lives and communities through creating, teaching and presenting the arts. In the community the Armory has provided a wide range of programming for students of all ages since 1983. Classes are taught by professionally trained teaching artists committed to creating safe, supportive environments in which students can have fun learning experiences about contemporary art, while developing their artistic skills and exploring stimulating ideas.

In Pasadena and Altadena, the Armory partners with the City of Pasadena and many community groups to offer free after after-school art classes in parks, libraries and community-based organizations located in Northwest neighborhoods.

The Armory actively collaborates with agencies and community groups to provide one-day workshops which support community-wide efforts.

The Armory can also provide fee-based, collaboratively designed after-school programming, one-day workshops or after school gallery visits.

Para información en Español por favor llame al 626.792.5101 x111.

Community Classes
The Armory strives to create innovative, high-quality programming that is sensitive to the needs of our community. We partner with more than a dozen parks, community centers, libraries and schools in order to meet these needs. Look for FREE art programs at artWORKS, La Casita, La Pintoresca Library, La Pintoresca Teen Education Center, and Villa-Parke Community Center.

After-School Gallery Visits
The Armory will work with organizations or community sites to arrange an after-school gallery visit or a workshop at your site. details

You can volunteer or fulfill your academy’s community service hours at the Armory. For more information, please call 626.792.5101 x111 or email [email protected]