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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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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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Caravan for Black Lives

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Come support this evening's "Mr. George Floyd Caravan Vigil & Peace," organized by our partners at the NAACP Pasadena Branch and the National Association of Day Laborers Organizing Network.

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WATCH: Tanya Aguiñiga Live on Instagram

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Join us for a performance by Tanya Aguiñiga, live on the Armory’s Instagram on Wednesday, June 3 at 4:00 PM PDT.

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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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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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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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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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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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How To Make a Fabric Mask

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Armory Teaching Artist Denise El-Hoss has directed our letterpress studio for more than a decade. A master of the letterpress medium, Denise is also quite handy with a needle and thread. In this short video, Denise will guide you step by step to create your own, hand-sew, cotton fabric face mask.

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