Take your students on a virtual Armory exhibition tour and make art with lessons designed by Armory Teaching Artists that meet National Arts Common Core Standards.
All you need is scissors, markers, paper! In 12 easy steps, you'll be able to make your own parliament of owls (BTW - a group of owls is called a "parliament").
This coloring book for all ages is a collaborative effort of the Armory's Teaching Artists. We invited our faculty to each create an illustration representing their personal interpretation of “Home,” a relatable theme especially in light of the safer at home orders the entire planet is experiencing during this pandemic.
Make your own artwork using coffee! Adapted from Nick Neddo’s book The Organic Artist, this Coffee Ink Art activity comes to you from Armory Teaching Artist Michelle Ohm.
Perfect for ages 3 to 5! Created by Armory Teaching Artist Ed Leonardi, we have some fun and simple directions on how to make yourself an animal companion including a 3D kitten or 2D puppy.
Invent a character based on this single word: HOPE. Your character will personify HOPE. Your character is HOPE. Once you create your character, take several selfies until you capture an image that truly personifies your character's spirit.
Armory Teaching Artist Sandra Gallegos asked us to share one of her favorite collages with you that she made in 2017. "I thought it would be nice for children to hunt for things," like a scavenger hunt. We thought that was a great idea.
In 10 minutes, draw as many popular cartoon characters as possible...from memory! Forget about details. Be quick & loose.
For 2nd & 3rd Graders: How do artists purchase materials for creating a project? This lesson a goal is for students to work within a given budget, create proposals, purchase materials from a classroom “store,” and create a sculpture on a base.
For 3rd Graders: How do we use math and art to represent our living spaces? This lesson’s goal is for students to create a floor plan collage, using graph paper to calculate area and sewing with embroidery floss to calculate perimeter.