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Make Something! Summer Classes for Kids Continue July 25

Make something this summer at the Armory! There are a few weeks 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 5, week-long sessions left for your 3-to-11-year-olds. Classes are enrolling all summer long, but Week 5 starts July 25, so register today!
Featured Week 5 Classes for Kids

Octopus’ Garden
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Octopus’ Garden (Su16.093)
Monday-Friday, 8:30 - 10 am
Week 5 (July 25-29)
Ruby Osorio, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 5-6 • Students will learn about animals that live in the ocean. They’ll sculpt, draw and paint these wet and wild creatures using clay, cardboard, paint and more.
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$110 (members $99)
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In A Galaxy Far, Far Away
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In A Galaxy Far, Far Away (Su16.094)
Monday-Friday, 8:30 - 10 am
Week 5 (July 25-29)
Naomi Buckley, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 6-8 • Explore the myths of far far away galaxies while creating artwork inspired by our favorite intergalactic heroes. We’ll use paint, clay, and printmaking to create space ships, light sabers, planets and furry friends. Find your force to make artwork!
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$110 (members $99)

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Popsicle Stick Amusement Park
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Popsicle Stick Amusement Park (Su16.095)
Monday-Friday, 8:30 am - 10 am
Week 5 (July 25-29)
Sandra Gallegos, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 7-9 • Students will construct roller coasters, castles, water slides and fun structures using simple materials such as popsicle sticks, tape, clay and yarn. They’ll learn different techniques of additive sculpture, modeling and joinery to create an unforgettable experience.
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$110 (members $99)

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Art Zoo
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Art Zoo (Su16.097)
Monday-Friday, 10:30 am - 12 pm
Week 5 (July 25-29)
Lindsay Kessner, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 3-4 • This is your ticket to create your own wild art inspired by the adorable, curious and powerful animals found in the zoo. We will use many art techniques and materials to create sculptures, drawings and paintings of our many different animal friends at the zoo. 
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$110 (members $99)

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Clay Menagerie
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Clay Menagerie (Su16.098)
Monday-Friday, 10:30 am - 12 pm
Week 5 (July 25-29)
Allison Peck, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 4-5 • Create a royal collection of domestic and exotic animals using many ceramic techniques. Learn about animal shapes, spots, and patterns while using lots of clay, paint and other materials.
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$110 (members $99)
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Fossil Hunters
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Fossil Hunters (Su16.099)
Monday-Friday, 10:30 am - 12 pm
Week 5 (July 25-29)
Rebecca Bennett Duke, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 5-6 • Combining the spirit and adventure of paleontology with the fun of art making, students will piece together ancient mysteries. They’ll study dinosaur bones and other fossils, make dinosaur footprints and giant jaws filled with prehistoric teeth.
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$110 (members $99)

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Faces & Figures
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Faces & Figures (Su16.100)
Monday-Friday, 10:30 - 12 pm
Week 5 (July 25-29)
Ed Leonardi, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 6-8 • Students will use many materials to create portraits and figurative art. We will look at artists who use traditional and non traditional portraits through history to inspire us as we create our own paintings, collages and sculptures.
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$110 (members $99)

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Super Storytime
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Photo Collage (Su16.102)
Monday-Friday, 10:30 - 12 pm
Week 5 (July 25-29)
Allison Alford, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 9-11 • Students will create collage from found images and pictures of their own to tell stories both real and imaginary. They will also look at artists who use photography to tell stories.
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$110 (members $99)

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Starry Skies
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Starry Skies (Su16.104)
Monday-Friday, 12:30 - 2 pm
Week 5 (July 25-29)
Lindsay Kessner, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 4-5 • We’ll look at things that are found in the night sky like planets, stars, the moon, fireworks and maybe spaceships. Using many materials, we’ll create paintings and sculptures of things we can imagine and see in the sky. 
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$110 (members $99)

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Vacation Snapshots
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In Your Dreams (Su16.105)
Monday-Friday, 12:30 - 2 pm
Week 5 (July 25-29)
Jenny Ziomek, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 5-6 • Dreams are often the inspiration for artwork. Students will look at artists and cultures that use their whimsical and otherworldly dreams to spark their imaginations. They’ll draw, paint, collage and sculpt art work made of dreams and imaginings. 
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$110 (members $99)

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Imaginary Worlds
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Vacation Snapshots (Su16.106)
Monday-Friday, 12:30 - 2 pm
Week 5 (July 25-29)
Simone Montemurno, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 6-8 • Summer’s here, let's get ready for our vacation. In this class, we don't need to leave the Armory to travel to our vacation getaway! Students will collaborate to choose an exciting travel destination. They will use a wide array of materials to construct a sculptural environment of the chosen place. They’ll have fun imagining, building, and even posing for vacation pictures! 
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$110 (members $99)

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Dipped In Dye
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Dipped In Dye (Su16.108)
Monday-Friday, 12:30 - 2 pm
Week 5 (July 25-29)
Tracy Nakayama, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 8-10 • Students will learn the basic techniques of folding, sewing, and twisting to create tie-dye effects on fabric and papers. 
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$110 (members $99)

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Masquerade
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Ceramics (Su16.109)
Monday-Friday, 12:30 - 2 pm
Week 5 (July 25-29)
Michelle Wiener, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 9-11 • Students will learn hand-building techniques and incorporate materials to create sculptures, making functional and decorative art. Each class offers new experiences and projects, so it’s a good class to take more than once. 
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$110 (members $99)

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Drawing & Painting
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What Would Mother Nature Make? (Su16.111)
Monday-Friday, 2:30 - 4 pm
Week 5 (July 25-29)
Victoria Tao, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 5-6 • Create works of art inspired by the weather and the ways that weather changes the skies and the earth below. We’ll draw, paint and sculpt rainbows, lightning bolts, clouds and even make a snow covered mountain top.  
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$110 (members $99)

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Wrap It Up!
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Wrap It Up! (Su16.112)
Monday-Friday, 2:30 - 4 pm
Week 5 (July 25-29)
Tracy Nakayama, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 6-8 • Explore and create art with the use of tape, string, plastic, clay and wire. Students will wrap, tie, rubber band and tape materials to create their own decorative paper, tie-dyed fabric, taped rock sculptures and wire trees or beehives. 
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$110 (members $99)

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Fields of Flowers
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Fields of Flowers (Su16.113)
Monday-Friday, 2:30 - 4 pm
Week 5 (July 25-29)
Patricia Liverman, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 7-9 • Build sculptures and make paintings inspired by the brilliant and blooming flowers of our beautiful natural world. From wire sunflowers to fields of felt daisies, let’s explore existing flowers and create our own new exotic species.
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$110 (members $99)

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Drawing & Painting
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Painting People (Su16.114)
Monday-Friday, 2:30 - 4 pm
Week 5 (July 25-29)
Kristofferson San Pablo, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 9-11 • Let’s explore the many ways to paint facial features and body proportions. Students will look at artists from various cultures who paint people in many different mediums and styles.
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$110 (members $99)

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