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Bring Imaginations to Life! Art Classes for Kids Ages 3-11 Enrolling Now.

 Kids bring their imagination to life at Armory Center for the Arts. Our Spring Studio art classes for 3-11 year olds are taught by professional Teaching Artists who give your children the individualized instruction they need to thrive in a creative, nurturing environment. Nonprofit and donor-supported, Armory Center for the Arts is the Los Angeles region’s leading independent institution for contemporary art exhibitions and community arts education. Armory Winter Art classes begin January 14 in Pasadena.

Featured Kids Art Classes


 

Creature Sculpture (Ages 7-9)

Creature Sculpture

 

Create quirky, multi-layered sculptures of creatures that we recognize and some that we don’t. Using clay, plastic wrap, found objects, paint, and lots of imagination, we will design, cut, paint, draw, and sculpt one-of-a-kind creatures to take home with us. 

Mondays (10 Class Meetings)
January 14 - April 1 
No Class Jan 21 & Feb 18
$210, member $189

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Dance & Art (Ages 4-6)

Dance & Art

 

Explore movement and art! Experience patterns of time, space, and rhythm through creative movement and mixed-media art projects. Let’s move, dance, drum, and make art!

Tuesdays (10 Class Meetings)
January 15 - March 19 

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What's So Funny? (Ages 5-6)

What's So Funny?

 

Explore humor through many colorful and humorous visual images. Draw inspiration from cartoons, comic strips, colorful books, and even stand-up comedians and share with others what makes you laugh as you draw, paint, collage, and sculpt your hilarious works of art.

Tuesdays (10 Class Meetings)
January 15 - March 19 
$210, member $189

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Comics, Cartoons, & Characters (Ages 9-11)

Comics, Cartoons, & Characters

 

Bring to life your own comic strip using drawing, painting, and collage. Create characters and their stories through humorous visual images and discover clever cartooning techniques in the colorful, action-packed world of cartooning and comics.

Tuesdays (10 Class Meetings)
January 15 - March 19 
$210, member $189

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Drawing & Painting (Ages 9-11) 

Drawing & Painting

 

Create beautiful art while learning the basics of drawing and painting. Practice with simple sketches and then complete finished works as you experiment with composition, scale, color theory, and mixing paint to expand your skills as a creative artist. 

Wednesdays (10 Class Meetings)
January 16 - March 20 
$210, member $189

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NEW: Robot Worlds (Ages 5-6)

New: Robot Worlds

 

Design and create your own 2D robots and the worlds they inhabit. Challenge your imagination by using found objects and recycled materials to construct robots and their environments. Let’s research and study robots in popular culture and art such as Steampunk, sci-fi films, and even L.A.’s Muffler Men.

Thursdays (10 Class Meetings)
January 17 - March 21 
$210, member $189

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Wearable Art (Ages 7-9)

Wearable Art

 

Let’s create wearable pieces of art and stunning accessories while using paint, paper, fabric, recycled objects, and many other materials. We’ll make colorful, sculptural costumes from crazy crowns to usable bags, tunics, and even a magical belt!

Thursdays (10 Class Meetings)
January 17 - March 21 
$210, member $189

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Astounding Architecture (Ages 9-11)

Astounding Architecture

 

Inspired by architects who have built spiraling towers, gothic cathedrals, and gravity defying buildings, we’ll create our own structures that defy and manipulate space. Experimenting with plaster, papier-mâché, and recycled materials, let’s create mind-bending structures!

Thursdays (10 Class Meetings)
January 17 - March 21 
$210, member $189

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Monster Destruction (Ages 6-8)

Monster Destruction

 

Build fantastic creatures and monsters and the miniature cities that they inhabit. Create your own monstrous costumes, then we’ll film the inevitable destruction of our monster metropolis.

Fridays (10 Class Meetings)
January 18 - March 22 
$210, member $189

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Dream House Diorama (Ages 9-11)

Dream House Diorama

 

Develop your very own dream homes and structures! Imagine, design, and build dioramas while you learn about scale, interior design, construction, and how to translate drawings into 3D structures.

Fridays (10 Class Meetings)
January 18 - March 22 
$210, member $189

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