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Summer Art Classes for Kids Continue August 15

Summer's not over yet at the Armory. There are 2, week-long sessions left for your 3-to-11-year-olds — perfect for homeschool or private school kids who don't start until after Labor Day. Last minute and late registrations are a-okay. Classes are enrolling all summer long, but Week 8 starts August 15, so register today!
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Featured Week 7 Classes for Kids
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Puppet Theatre
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Puppet Theatre (Su16.164)
Monday-Friday, 8:30 - 10 am
Week 8 (August 15-19)
Lindsay Kessner, 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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Home Sweet Home
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Home Sweet Home (Su16.165)
Monday-Friday, 8:30 - 10 am
Week 8 (August 15-19)
Naomi Buckley, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 4-5 • Students will learn to use mixed media, papier-mâché and clay to sculpt houses inspired by many cultures while discovering the importance of where we live and why we call it home sweet home.
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$110 (members $99)
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Fun with Drama
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Fun with Drama (Su16.166)
Monday-Friday, 8:30 - 10 am
Week 8 (August 15-19)
Grace Lacques, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 5-6 • Students will explore theatrical expression through games, movement and improvisation. Using movement, feelings and voice, they’ll develop characters and learn to express themselves in a theatrical way.
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$110 (members $99)
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Fake Food Feast
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Fake Food Feast (Su16.167)
Monday-Friday, 8:30 - 10 am
Week 8 (August 15-19)
Sandra Gallegos, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 6-8 • What’s your favorite food? Would you like a giant cookie? A platter of Cheetos? Using many materials and art techniques, students will make their favorite foods and invent some new ones, such as a giant bowl of octo-granola bars. On the last day of class, they’ll hold a “dinner party” installation to show off their banquet.
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$110 (members $99)
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Art on the Move
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Art on the Move (Su16.168)
Monday-Friday, 8:30 am - 10 am
Week 8 (August 15-19)
Rebecca Bennett Duke, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 7-9 • We’ll look at Rube Goldberg and other artists that create elaborate and unnecessarily complicated contraptions with everyday materials. From start to finish, we’ll learn how object placement, sequence, weight and balance can make art move in a surprising way. On the last day of class, we will set our crazy contraption off to see what happens!
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$110 (members $99)
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Silhouettes & Shadows
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Silhouettes & Shadows (Su16.169)
Monday-Friday, 8:30 am - 10 am
Week 8 (August 15-19)
Ruby Osorio, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 9-11 • Learn about line, contour and space by creating fantastical drawings by cutting shapes and forms from many textures and colors of paper. Students will learn about the transformative nature of the silhouette in artwork, and then make multi-layered collages and dioramas that tell imaginative stories.
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$110 (members $99)
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Tails & Paws
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Tails & Paws (Su16.170)
Monday-Friday, 10:30 am - 12 pm
Week 8 (August 15-19)
Michelle Wiener, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 3-4 • Looking at creatures from the animal kingdom, students will use many art materials to create tails, paws, ears and other wearable art objects.
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$110 (members $99)
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Train Time Art
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Train Time Art (Su16.171)
Monday-Friday, 10:30 am - 12 pm
Week 8 (August 15-19)
Lindsay Kessner, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 4-5 • Students will look at many types of trains, from old timey locomotives to high speed models. They’ll draw railroads, sculpt steam engines and paint subways. All aboard!
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$110 (members $99)
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Things that Fly
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Things that Fly (Su16.172)
Monday-Friday, 10:30 am - 12 pm
Week 8 (August 15-19)
Naomi Fox, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 5-6 • We’ll use various materials to make wonderful and imaginative winged creatures through drawing, painting and collage.
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$110 (members $99)
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Paper Sculpture
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Paper Sculpture (Su16.173)
Monday-Friday, 10:30 am - 12 pm
Week 8 (August 15-19)
Rebecca Bennett Duke, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 6-8 • Students will explore the many possible forms to be made with paper. Using sheets and strips to create surprising three dimensional and flat sculptures, they’ll weave, make collages, build origami and use papier-mâché.
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$110 (members $99)
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Photo Magic
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Photo Magic (Su16.174)
Monday-Friday, 10:30 am - 12 pm
Week 8 (August 15-19)
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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Just Drawing
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Just Drawing (Su16.175)
Monday-Friday, 10:30 am - 12 pm
Week 8 (August 15-19)
Andrew Currey, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 8-10 • Build skills and think creatively when it comes to drawing! Students will learn the basics of drawing. They’ll learn both technical and abstract styles using charcoal, pencil, and pastels.
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$110 (members $99)
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Ceramics
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Ceramics (Su16.176)
Monday-Friday, 10:30 am - 12 pm
Week 8 (August 15-19)
Sara Simon, 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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Storybook Lands
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Storybook Lands (Su16.177)
Monday-Friday, 12:30 pm - 2 pm
Week 8 (August 15-19)
Ed Leonardi, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 3-4 • We’ll read many stories and even make up some stories of our own. Then we’ll make paintings and collages with clay, fabric, buttons and more to create art about the characters and places in our stories.
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$110 (members $99)
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Imaginary Creatures
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Imaginary Creatures (Su16.178)
Monday-Friday, 12:30 pm - 2 pm
Week 8 (August 15-19)
Simone Montemurno, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 4-5 • We will learn about incredible mythical creatures both old and new. We will invent our own imaginary characters and make paintings, drawings and sculptures of creatures and the places they live.
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$110 (members $99)
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Sweet Treats
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Sweet Treats (Su16.179)
Monday-Friday, 12:30 pm - 2 pm
Week 8 (August 15-19)
Tracy Nakayama, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 5-6 • We will look at artists who love sweets so much they are inspired to use them in their artwork. Students will create giant ice cream cones, lollipops that turn into musical maracas, and cakes that turn into hats. You’ve got the golden ticket!
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$110 (members $99)
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Electrical Sewing
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Electrical Sewing (Su16.180)
Monday-Friday, 12:30 pm - 2 pm
Week 8 (August 15-19)
Naomi Fox, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 6-8 • Students will design and create wearable textile objects using materials such as conductive thread, electrical wire, and working LED lights. They’ll brainstorm together and draw imagined future technologies integrating electronics into soft forms.
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$110 (members $99)
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Sparkle, Glitter, Glow
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Sparkle, Glitter, Glow (Su16.183)
Monday-Friday, 2:30 pm - 4 pm
Week 8 (August 15-19)
Patricia Liverman, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 3-4 • 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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Clay Menagerie
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Clay Menagerie (Su16.184)
Monday-Friday, 2:30 pm - 4 pm
Week 8 (August 15-19)
Michelle Wiener, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 5-6 • 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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Writing on the Wall
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Writing on the Wall (Su16.185)
Monday-Friday, 2:30 pm - 4 pm
Week 8 (August 15-19)
Simone Montemurno, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 6-8 • Students will explore various forms of ‘visual languages’ that have been discovered on walls, caves, pyramids and stones throughout time. They’ll replicate some styles of ancient art forms including creating petroglyphs, making papyrus and inventing their own hieroglyphs and painting their own contemporary graffiti.
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$110 (members $99)
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What's So Funny
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What's So Funny (Su16.186)
Monday-Friday, 2:30 pm - 4 pm
Week 8 (August 15-19)
Jenny Zionek, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 7-9 • Using drawing, painting and collage, students will explore humor through visual images. They will study cartoons, comic strips and even animations.
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$110 (members $99)
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Photographing People
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Photographing People (Su16.187)
Monday-Friday, 2:30 pm - 4 pm
Week 8 (August 15-19)
Allison Alford, Teaching Artist
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For Ages 9-11 • This class will explore different types of portrait photography ranging from a loose documentary style to a more controlled studio style photography. Students will learn different approaches to others and themselves.
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$110 (members $99)
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