Category: News & Features

Getty Awards the Armory a Grant of $100,000, Part of Pacific Standard Time Art x Science Initiative

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We are pleased to announce that the Armory has received a $100,000 research grant from the Getty Foundation for From the Ground Up: Nurturing Diversity in Hostile Environments, a forward-looking...

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Learning Art Over the Phone at Heritage Square Senior Housing

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Imagine taking your first art class. . . over the telephone.

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Book & Blog Launch: Below the Underground

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Join us on Thursday, August 27 at 5:00 PM PT (7 PM CDMX) for a virtual  release of the bilingual publication Below the Underground: Renegade Art and Action in 1990s...

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Community Highlight: Heritage Square Housing

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Art for Everyone In the 130+ days since lockdown, Armory Teaching Artists have remained resourceful, resilient, and devoted to the Armory's mission of transforming lives through the power of art.

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Community Highlight: Daniel Williams

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Dance for Love, Dance for Peace  The weekend of June 22, 2020, we saw the virtual return of the Pasadena Chalk Festival, the largest event of its kind according to the...

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Juneteenth

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Come Celebrate Juneteenth! This Friday, June 19, with a car caravan for black lives organized by our partners at the NAACP Pasadena and the National Day Laborer Organizing Network.

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Austyn de Lugo: 5 Queer Collage Artists for Pride Month

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Armory Teaching Artist Austyn de Lugo (he/him/él) is especially interested in queer and feminist theory, horror films, pattern and decoration, and political imagery.  In honor of Pride Month, we asked Austyn for 5 queer collage artists that inspire him.

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Faculty Feature: Andrew K. Currey

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On May 26, 2020, we asked Armory Teaching Artist Andrew K. Currey to take over our Instagram account for the day. Here's what she shared.

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Jocelyn Casas: Top 5 Favorite Sculptors Right Now

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Armory Teaching Artist Jocelyn Casas makes paintings, sculptures, installations, murals, and wearables. We asked Jocelyn to share her 5 favorite sculptors with us. Here's her list, with 3 notable "honorable mentions."

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Grace Lacques: 6 Theater Performances That Took My Breath Away

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"Miss Grace" has taught children's drama classes at the Armory for more than 20 years. We asked her to share her favorite live theater experiences with us. Ranging from apartheid-era ensembles to Butoh masters from Japan, we hope Grace's list will take your breath away, too.

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