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Children

Week 3 (July 13 - July 17)

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Our flexible schedule is designed for today's busy family. There are 9, week-long sessions to choose from, with over 20 morning and afternoon classes offered each day in our spacious, air-conditioned studios. Take just one class, or make art all day long. Classes introduce materials, concepts, and techniques that enhance skills and encourage playful exploration of ideas that challenge your child’s imagination.

All materials provided. Classes meet 5 times unless otherwise noted. Children must be toilet trained.

New! Armory Summer Studio Extended Care: Students enrolled in afternoon classes can transition to extended care until 6 pm, where they can make art, play games, and meet new friends! Extended Care runs Monday–Friday, 4–6 pm at $85/week per student. Register online at register.armoryarts.org or in person. We recommend packing snacks for your kids, as snacks are not provided.

Butterflies, Bees, & Ladybugs
Su20.038 (Ages 3-4)

Design and depict many different kinds of insects from the world around us, both real and imaginary.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 8:30 AM

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Animals on Parade
Su20.039 (Ages 5-6)

Dinosaurs, alligators, dragons, or unicorns...in this beginning drama class, imagine many animals characters, and then choose your very favorite one to parade on the final day of class.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 8:30 AM

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Clay Cities & Villages
Su20.040 (Ages 6-8)

Build your own miniature cities and villages using a variety of hand-building clay techniques. Learn to build your little communities with slab, coil, and clay pinching methods.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 8:30 AM

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Stop Motion Animation
Su20.041 (Ages 7-9)

Create your own animated video, and explore the art of stop motion animation using clay, cut paper, collage, drawing, and pixelation.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 8:30 AM

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Painting People & Portraits
Su20.042 (Ages 9-11)

Learn how to draw people, and paint facial features and body proportions. Make your own portrait paintings after being inspired by artists who paint people in various mediums and styles.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 8:30 AM

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Paintings Big & Small
Su20.043 (Ages 3-4)

Experiment with watercolor, tempera chalk, and other exciting art materials to make paintings that start small and end really BIG!

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 10:30 AM

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Imaginary Lands
Su20.044 (Ages 5-6)

Invent and create your own imaginary lands as you learn to paint, draw, sculpt, and collage. Dream up your own fantastical landscapes, upside down skies, magical forests, or even imaginary creatures!

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 10:30 AM

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Painting People
Su20.045 (Ages 6-8)

Learn how to draw people, and paint facial features and body proportions. Make your own portrait paintings after being inspired by artists who paint people in various mediums and styles.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 10:30 AM

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Ceramics
Su20.046 (Ages 7-9)

Learn hand-building and beginning wheel throwing techniques to create functional and nonfunctional ceramic art. Explore clay and various types of glazes and surface textures.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 10:30 AM

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Claymation
Su20.047 (Ages 9-11)

Delve into the magical animated world of claymation, one of the many forms of stop motion animation.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 10:30 AM

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Fabric & Fiber
Su20.048 (Ages 9-11)

Explore the process of natural fabric dyeing, weaving, and sewing to create items such as personalized bags, bracelets, wall hangings, dyed t-shirts, or stained paper paintings.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 10:30 AM

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Animal Friends
Su20.049 (Ages 3-4)

Wish you could pet a tiger? Hop with a bunny? Lean to use many materials to sculpt and paint many animals while exploring the animal kingdom.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 12:30 PM

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Pirate Treasure Adventure
Su20.050 (Ages 5-6)

Take an adventure into the world of magical lost treasures. Travel to the depths of the sea and below the earth to find hidden treasures. Create your own gold coins, costumes, treasure chests, and maps to find them!

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 12:30 PM

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Popsicle Stick Amusement Park
Su20.051 (Ages 6-8)

Construct roller coasters, waterslides, and any other rides you can imagine, using simple materials like popsicle sticks, tape, clay, and yarn.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 12:30 PM

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Painting Flowers
Su20.052 (Ages 6-8)

Explore various painting techniques to create beautiful floral still-life paintings.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 12:30 PM

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Ceramics
Su20.053 (Ages 9-11)

Learn hand-building and beginning wheel throwing techniques to create functional and nonfunctional ceramic art. Explore clay and various types of glazes and surface textures.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 12:30 PM

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Phun with Physics
Su20.054 (Ages 9-11)

Experiment with the wacky side of science through silly and messy, yet scientifically sound, art projects

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 12:30 PM

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Clay Magic
Su20.055 (Ages 3-5)

Learn clay hand-building techniques and incorporate materials such as plaster, colorful beads, feathers, and many more exciting art materials in your pieces.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 12:30 PM

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Mask Making
Su20.056 (Ages 5-6)

Make many original and inventive masks. Explore the cultural history of masks and construct your own mixed media creations while learning the basics of art such as design, color, shape, and symbolism.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 12:30 PM

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Myths & Magical Creatures
Su20.057 (Ages 6-8)

Learn to draw, paint, and sculpt many different mythical creatures such as dragons, mermaids, sphynxs, the Loch Ness monster, and more!

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 12:30 PM

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Cyanotype Printing
Su20.058 (Ages 7-9)

Learn all about the fascinating way to make beautiful prints developed in the sun! Create unique designs and compositions with a variety of materials and objects to produce images printed in a deep cyan.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 12:30 PM

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Drawing: Honing Your Skills
Su20.059 (Ages 9-11)

Take your artistry to the next level in this technical drawing class. Practice proportion, line weight, shading techniques, perspective, and composition through still-life drawings, portraits, and more.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 12:30 PM

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Week 3: Extended Care
Su20.EC3 (Ages 3-11)

Make art, play games, and meet new friends!

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 4:00 PM

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