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WATCH: Alison Saar Virtual Exhibition Field Trips

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Take your students (or yourself) on a virtual Armory field trip and make art with lessons designed by Armory Teaching Artists that meet National Arts Common Core Standards.

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Pasadena Parks After Dark with the Armory

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Join Armory teaching artist Heather Hilliard for Pasadena’s Parks After Dark programs.

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How to Make an Origami Owl

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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").

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HOME: An Armory Coloring Book

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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.

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How To Make Coffee Ink Art

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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.

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Create an Animal Companion with Ed Leonardi

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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.

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Armory Arts Challenge #3 - Beyond the Selfie: Summon the Actor Within

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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.

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Collage Scavenger Hunt with Sandra Gallegos

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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.

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Armory Arts Challenge #2 - Cartoon Doodles from Memory

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In 10 minutes, draw as many popular cartoon characters as possible...from memory! Forget about details. Be quick & loose.

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