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Register for Summer Art Classes

Children

Week 9 (August 24 - August 28)

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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.

Art Gardens
Su20.174 (Ages 3-5)

Use many different art materials to make flowers, fruits, and vegetables, while also learning about them! Explore how things grow, which creatures help gardens flourish, and imagine what you would grow in your own garden.

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

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Artsy Comics
Su20.175 (Ages 6-8)

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

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

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Painting Flora & Fauna
Su20.176 (Ages 9-11)

Inspired by the natural world around you, create your own works of art based on the beauty of nature. Draw inspiration from botanicals and plant life as you learn to use various painting methods.

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

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Musical Sculptures
Su20.177 (Ages 3-5)

Explore the many different ways you can make sounds and create rhythm using sculpture. Create sculptures that are musically themed around the sounds made by weather, animals, and nature.

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

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Let’s Have Fun with Drama!
Su20.178 (Ages 6-8)

In this beginning drama class, discover the basics of acting in this supportive, creative, and lively setting.

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

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Stop Motion Animation
Su20.179 (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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Butterflies, Bees, & Ladybugs
Su20.180 (Ages 3-5)

Design and depict many different kinds of insects from the world around us, both real and imaginary. Create your own flying creatures from paint, paper, and other fun and experimental materials.

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

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Ceramics: Hand–building
Su20.181 (Ages 6-8)

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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Observational Drawing
Su20.182 (Ages 9-11)

Draw from observation to gradually develop your skills and practice techniques such as sketching simple shapes, shading, hatching, and controlling line weight.

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

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My Paintings
Su20.183 (Ages 3-5)

Explore paintings, pictures, and stories, and the wonderful places they take us. Use many vibrant colors and dynamic art techniques to create your own unique paintings.

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

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Printmaking & Books!
Su20.184 (Ages 6-8)

Learn introductory printmaking and bookbinding skills as you explore a variety of ways to make books. Your books will tell stories through printmaking, cutouts, and collage.

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

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Ceramics
Su20.185 (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. 2:30 PM

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Week 9: Extended Care
Su20.EC9 (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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