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Stay Focused! Summer Art Classes for Kids Continue July 18

Stay focused, parents! There's a whole month of summer left until school starts. Don't let your creative kids waste it on a screen. Keep their imaginations sharp at the Armory. There are 6, week-long sessions left for your 3-to-11-year-olds. Classes are enrolling all summer long, but Week 4 starts Monday, so register today!
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Featured Week 4 Classes for Kids


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Yummy Things

Yummy Things (Su16.067)
Monday-Friday, 8:30 - 10 am
Week 4 (July 18-22)
Naomi Buckley, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 3-4 • Students will use food as an inspiration to make many yummy looking artworks. They'll mix colors, paint and use clay to create pies, cakes, ice cream, French fries and maybe even a few vegetables.
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$110 (members $99)
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Animal Architecture

Animal Architecture (Su16.068)
Monday-Friday, 8:30 - 10 am
Week 4 (July 18-22)
Rebecca Bennet Duke, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 4-5 • Students will learn about animals, from where they live to the noises that they make. We'll draw, paint and sculpt many types of animals and the different homes they live in.
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$110 (members $99)
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Characters On Parade

Characters On Parade (Su16.069)
Monday-Friday, 8:30 - 10 am
Week 4 (July 18-22)
Grace Lacques, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 5-6 • Students will explore character, movement and theatrical expression through exercises and games. They'll create their own character, make a mask and parade through the studio on the last day of class.
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$110 (members $99)
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Print & Stamp

Print & Stamp (Su16.070)
Monday-Friday, 8:30 - 10 am
Week 4 (July 18-22)
Allison Peck, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 6-8 • Students will learn many ways to make a print. Using both traditional and nontraditional materials, they'll roll, ink, press and stamp images both found and imagined.
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$110 (members $99)
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Hilarious Pictures

Hilarious Pictures (Su16.071)
Monday-Friday, 8:30 am - 10 am
Week 4 (July 18-22)
Sandra Gallegos, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 7-9 • Art is often the source of laughter and satire. Students will look at artists who use humor in their works. After identifying things they think are humorous, they'll make drawings, paintings and even sculpture.
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$110 (members $99)
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Celestial Critters

Historical Headgear and Hairstyle (Su16.072)
Monday-Friday, 8:30 am - 10 am
Week 4 (July 18-22)
Simone Montemurno, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 9-11 • History has given us many artful and fashionable headpieces and hairstyles. From Rococo wigs, Pre-Columbian feathered headdress, Viking helmets, Roman laurel wreaths,and Hawaiian Haku Lei, we will look at fantastic head and hair fashions through time. Then we will create our own fun versions of these headdresses and hairstyles that can be functional, decorative or both.
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$110 (members $99)
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Puppet Friends

Puppet Friends (Su16.073)
Monday-Friday, 10:30 am - 12 pm
Week 4 (July 18-22)
Simone Montemurno, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 3-4 • Students will learn about the wondrous world of puppets. Using various materials, they'll make sock puppets, finger puppets and even paper bag puppets. Let's share our puppet stories!
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$110 (members $99)
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Funny Props

Funny Props (Su16.075)
Monday-Friday, 10:30 am - 12 pm
Week 4 (July 18-22)
Kristofferson San Pablo, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 5-6 • Students will sculpt a variety of comedic props such as banana peels out of papier-mâché, pies out of clay and squirting flowers.
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$110 (members $99)
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Sunshine Collage

Sunshine Collage (Su16.076)
Monday-Friday, 10:30 - 12 pm
Week 4 (July 18-22)
Allison Alford, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 6-8 • Students will create photographic images using only natural sunlight to capture a print on photosensitive paper. Then they'll combine the prints with many art materials to make a sun inspired collage.
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$110 (members $99)
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Super Storytime

Super Storytime (Su16.079)
Monday-Friday, 12:30 - 2 pm
Week 4 (July 18-22)
Lindsay Kessner, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 3-4 • We'll read many stories and even make up some super stories of our own. Then we'll make paintings and collages with clay, fabric, buttons and more, creating art about the characters and places in our stories.
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$110 (members $99)
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Sparkle Glitter Glow

Sparkle Glitter Glow (Su16.080)
Monday-Friday, 12:30 - 2 pm
Week 4 (July 18-22)
Patricia Liverman, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 4-5 • Students will create all kinds of bright and shiny paintings and objects using a variety of sparkling and reflective materials. They'll learn about color and light while making beautiful eye-catching art.
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$110 (members $99)
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Sculpting Animals

Sculpting Animals (Su16.081)
Monday-Friday, 12:30 - 2 pm
Week 3 (July 11-15)
Ed Leonardi, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 5-6 • Using different techniques and materials such as clay, mat board, foam, coated wire and different found objects, students will create sculptural works of animals and their diverse environment.
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$110 (members $99)
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Weave It!

Weave It! (Su16.084)
Monday-Friday, 12:30 - 2 pm
Week 4 (July 18-22)
Liv Aanrud, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 8-10 • Students will discover the many ways to use weaving in their art. They’ll discover traditional materials and techniques to create wall hangings and decorative pieces. They’ll also use non-traditional materials like paper and tape to create both functional and decorative weavings.
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$110 (members $99)
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Imaginary Worlds

Imaginary Worlds (Su16.086)
Monday-Friday, 2:30 - 4 pm
Week 4 (July 18-22)
Victoria Tao, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 3-4 • Students will read about fantastic lands with imaginary people, places and creatures. They'll use their imaginations and lots of magical materials to make creatures and the places they live.
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$110 (members $99)
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Space Camp

Space Camp (Su16.087)
Monday-Friday, 2:30 - 4 pm
Week 4 (July 18-22)
Lindsay Kessner, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 5-6 • Students will view images of outer space and discover some ideas that astronomers have about outer space. They'll also look at photographs from the Hubble and Kepler telescopes to inspire their drawings, paintings and sculptures.
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$110 (members $99)
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Masquerade

Masquerade (Su16.088)
Monday-Friday, 2:30 - 4 pm
Week 4 (July 18-22)
Ed Leonardi, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 6-8 • Masks allow us to transform our identities and change how others see us. Students will explore the cultural history of masks and make many different types of masks. They'll construct multi-material masks while learning the basics of design, color, shape and symbolism.
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$110 (members $99)
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Photo Magic

Photo Magic (Su16.089)
Monday-Friday, 2:30 - 4 pm
Week 4 (July 18-22)
Allison Alford, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 7-9 • Students will be introduced to the magic of darkroom photography and discover how light can make an image. Using both science and imagination, students will discover how photography is an extension of themselves.
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$110 (members $99)
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Drawing & Painting

Drawing & Painting (Su16.090)
Monday-Friday, 2:30 - 4 pm
Week 4 (July 18-22)
Patricia Liverman, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 9-11 • Students will learn the basics of drawing and painting. While experimenting with color theory and mixing paint, they'll use various materials to paint with and paint on.
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$110 (members $99)
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