With roots going back to 1947, the Armory is a national leader in arts education. We honor artistic voices of all ages, and we deliver authentic, artist-driven, creativity-based instruction in the heart of Pasadena. Small classes taught by professional artists are enrolling now. Be sure to check out our class offerings for children, middle schoolers, teens, adults, and families, too. Armory Winter Studio rolls out January 9.
|Art for Two (Ages 22-36 mos. + Adult)
A parent and toddler interactive learning experience. Explore all kinds of materials, from clay to found objects to painting. There are 3 sessions to choose from:
Mondays, 10-11 am (January 9-March 27)
Wednesdays, 10-11 am (January 11-March 15)
Fridays, 9:30-10:30 am (January 13-March 17)
|Winter in Wonderland (Ages 3-4)
Create winter wonderland dioramas, igloos, and snowflakes using clay, collage, paint, natural materials, and more.
Mondays, 2-3:30 pm (January 9-March 27)
|Midnight Magic (Ages 3-4)
Bring the dreamy magic of night into art: moon mobiles, star paintings, sculptures, and collages.
Mondays, 4-5:30 pm (January 9-March 27)
|Super Natural Art (Ages 3-4)
Learn about the life cycles of plants and all the creatures that help them along the way.
Tuesdays, 10-11:30 am (January 10-March 14)
|Dance & Art (Ages 3-4)
Experiment with patterns of time, space, and rhythm through creative movement and mixed-media art projects.
Tuesdays, 2-3:30pm (January 10-March 14)
|Twinkle Twinkle Little Train (Ages 3-4)
Travel into your imagination and make colorful, sparkly trains as unique as you!
Tuesdays, 4-5:30 pm (January 10-March 14)
|Animal Portraits (Ages 3-5)
Experiment with different ways artists draw, paint and sculpt animals.
Wednesdays, 2-3:30 pm (January 11-March 15)
|Touchy Feely Art (Ages 3-4)
Experiment with yarn, pom-poms, fuzzy fabrics, and make collages, paintings, and sculptures.
Wednesdays, 4-5:30 pm (January 11-March 15)
|Yummy Things (Ages 3-4)
Mix colors, paint, and use clay to create pies, cakes, ice cream, and French fries... maybe even a few vegetables!
Thursdays, 10-11:30am (January 12-March 16)
|Animals in the Forest (Ages 3-4)
Read fables and fairytales about animals who live in the forest, then make clay sculptures, furry masks, puppets, and wearable art inspired by the animals in the stories.
Thursdays, 4-5:30 pm (January 12-March 16)
|Making Faces (Ages 3-5)
Create real and imaginary faces through drawing, painting and lively mask making. Learn to draw noses, mouths, ears, eyebrows, and foreheads
Fridays, 2-3:30 pm (January 13-March 17)
|Clay Play (Ages 3-4)
Learn hand-building clay techniques and incorporate materials like plaster, metal, beads, feathers, and more to create playful, imaginative artworks.
Fridays, 4-5:30 pm (January 13-March 17)
that builds on the power of art to transform lives and communities.