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Children

Week 4 (July 20 - July 24)

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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.

Alphabet Art
Su20.060 (Ages 3-5)

Discover the many ways the alphabet can be used in art. Letters do much more than appear in words.

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

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Puppet Workshop
Su20.061 (Ages 5-6)

Discover how to make your own various types of puppets, experiment with character movement, and create your own puppet scenes.

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

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Let’s Have Fun with Drama!
Su20.062 (Ages 6-8)

Explore character development, feelings, focus, and improvisation, all while collaborating in fun partner and group work, and even create your own original scenes.

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

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Stop Motion Animation
Su20.063 (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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Drawing & Painting
Su20.064 (Ages 9-11)

Expand your skills as an artist and create unique paintings while being introduced to foundational skills such as color mixing, brushwork, and composition techniques.

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

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Dance & Art
Su20.065 (Ages 3-5)

Explore movement and art! Experience patterns of time, space, and rhythm through creative movement and mixed-media art projects.

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

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Printing Nature
Su20.066 (Ages 5-6)

Delve into the magical world of multiples with the timeless craft of printmaking while also learning about the natural world.

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

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Metamorphosis: The Art of Insects
Su20.067 (Ages 5-6)

Make insect and nature inspired art and costumes, while learning about insect and plant identification and functions.

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

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Mad Scientists
Su20.068 (Ages 6-8)

Experiment with the wacky side of science through silly and messy, yet scientifically sound, art projects. Explode volcanoes, make papier-mâché planets, and design zooming paper airplanes.

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

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Ceramics
Su20.069 (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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Photography: Make Your Own Camera
Su20.070 (Ages 8-10)

Experience the magic of photography. Make your own pinhole camera from unexpected materials, such as with cardboard, or a soda can.

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

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Stop Motion Animation
Su20.071 (Ages 9-11)

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. 10:30 AM

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Dragons & Fairies
Su20.072 (Ages 3-4)

Enter a beautiful world full of mythical fairies and friendly dragons. Create your own imaginary lands and fantastical characters using lots of fun art materials!

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

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Painting Animals
Su20.073 (Ages 5-7)

Learn about these creatures and their habitats as you bring them to life in your own original art pieces.

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

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Book Arts!
Su20.074 (Ages 6-8)

Look at the work of artists who incorporate books into their artwork. Use many different techniques, to make art with and about books.

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

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3D Renderings: Drawing & Sculpture
Su20.075 (Ages 7-9)

Use a combination of drawing, painting, and sculptural techniques to explore ways of creating finished sculptural forms that also largely incorporate drawing.

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

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Build A City
Su20.076 (Ages 7-9)

Explore how the spaces we live in tell our story. Design and build your own city buildings, parks or playgrounds using a variety of artistic construction materials.

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

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Ceramics
Su20.077 (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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Optical Toys
Su20.078 (Ages 9-11)

Explore forms of entertainment which used light and moving images before the invention of film, while you learning about the science behind the art form!

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

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Colorful Mosaics & Collage
Su20.079 (Ages 3-5)

Students will learn to create mosaic patterns, pictures, and collages from all kinds of materials.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 2:30 PM

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Wondrous Watercolors!
Su20.080 (Ages 5-7)

Explore this fun, exciting medium with techniques like color washing, blowing, blending and even making crystals with salt sprinkling.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 2:30 PM

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Artful Architecture
Su20.081 (Ages 6-8)

Create drawings and models of your own architectural masterpieces using clay, plaster, paper mache, and mixed media.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 2:30 PM

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Celestial Artworks
Su20.082 (Ages 7-9)

Draw inspiration from cultural, navigational, and artistic interpretations of the night sky, and create your own artworks based on the fantastical world up there.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 2:30 PM

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Artful Papermaking
Su20.083 (Ages 9-11)

Learn the basics of paper-making, and how to produce your own paper. Explore different styles of handmade paper and how to create them while pulling your own unique sheets.

Offered on Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri. 2:30 PM

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Week 4: Extended Care
Su20.EC4 (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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