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Children

Week 5 (July 27 - July 31)

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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.

Yummy Things
Su20.084 (Ages 3-4)

Yum! Draw inspiration from your favorite foods to make many delicious looking artworks with materials such as clay, paper, paint, and more.

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

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Colorful Mosaics & Collage
Su20.085 (Ages 5-6)

Make artworks with buttons, styrofoam, clay and more, while being introduced to architectural and art historical references.

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

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Painting People
Su20.086 (Ages 6-8)

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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Stop Motion Animation
Su20.087 (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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Fabric & Fiber
Su20.088 (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. 8:30 AM

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My Paintings
Su20.089 (Ages 3-4)

Explore paintings, pictures, and stories, and the wonderful places they take us.

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

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Storybook Theatre
Su20.090 (Ages 5-6)

Explore character development and movement, and learn to bring these stories to life by acting them out.

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

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Artsy Comics & Anime
Su20.091 (Ages 6-8)

Experiment with different ways of drawing comics and anime while practicing storytelling. Express yourself, your interests, and the world around you by making comics in your own style.

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

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Arts & Crafts of Latin America
Su20.092 (Ages 7-9)

In this class, explore traditional Latin American arts and crafts methods as you create your own unique artworks. Learn to create your own papel picado banners, noise-makers, and even a piñata!

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

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Ceramics
Su20.093 (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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Stop Motion Animation
Su20.094 (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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Wondrous Botanical Watercolors
Su20.095 (Ages 9-11)

Create beautiful botanical watercolor artworks while learning the basics of drawing and painting with watercolors.

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

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Superheroes!
Su20.096 (Ages 3-4)

Put on your capes! Who is your favorite superhero and what is their special power?

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

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Dinosaur Days
Su20.097 (Ages 5-6)

Sculpt and paint amazing dinosaurs! Investigate the fascinating world of these giant beings while exploring a wide variety of art making materials.

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

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Let’s Have Fun with Drama!
Su20.098 (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. 12:30 PM

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Mad Scientists
Su20.099 (Ages 7-9)

Experiment with the curious 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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Drawing & Painting
Su20.100 (Ages 7-9)

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. 12:30 PM

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Ceramics
Su20.101 (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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Cyanotype Workshop
Su20.102 (Ages 9-11)

Compose and create one of a kind prints while also learning about the science behind the analog printing art form, which dates back to the 1840s.

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

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Bug Life
Su20.103 (Ages 3-4)

Explore the wild and fascinating world of bugs! Become inspired by how they build and create, and the many interesting ways they inhabit the world.

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

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Painting Animals
Su20.104 (Ages 5-6)

Experiment with different ways that artists illustrate and paint animals. 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. 2:30 PM

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T–Shirt Transformations
Su20.105 (Ages 7-9)

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

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Printmaking
Su20.106 (Ages 7-9)

Experiment with printmaking techniques and learn many ways to create a multiple image, using both traditional and non-traditional materials to roll, ink and press images.

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

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3D Renderings: Drawing & Sculpture
Su20.107 (Ages 9-11)

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. 2:30 PM

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Week 5: Extended Care
Su20.EC5 (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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