Join us for our upcoming exhibition:
Exposure: Native Art and Political Ecology
January 27 - June 11, 2023

Register for Winter Art Classes

Session Dates: January 17 - April 3

Scroll down and click class titles to learn more and register via Eventbrite.

Materials included for most classes. Armory members save 10% on tuition and 10% at our community partners Blue Rooster Art Supplies. Become a member at armoryarts.org/member and get your discount code right away. Classes meet weekly (10 class meetings unless otherwise stated. No class on February 20 in observance of President's Day.

If you're already an Armory member, you should have received an email with your 10% discount code. If you have any membership questions, please contact us at membership@armoryarts.org.

Please note masks are required for all students and visitors inside the Armory. Students ages 5 and up must show proof of full vaccination on the first day of class. Please read our COVID safety protocols here.


Adult Classes (Ages 18+)

Adult art classes are the creative outlet you need to develop skills, discover hidden talents, and express yourself. Lifelong learners and all skill levels are welcome. Take a class with a friend! Materials are included for most classes.

Mondays, JAN 23-APR 310 AM-12:30 PM Teacher
Letterpress*
*9 Class Meetings, No Class on JAN 30 & FEB 20
Denise El-Hoss
Collage & Assemblage Sandra Gallegos
Ceramics: Handbuilding & Wheel Throwing  Ronna Ballister

New! Ikebana for Artists: Explorations in the Art of Japanese Plant Arrangement*
*4 Meetings, JAN 23-FEB 13

Tracy Nakayama

New! Ikebana for Artists: Explorations in the Art of Japanese Plant Arrangement*
*4 Meetings, FEB 27-MAR 20

Tracy Nakayama
Mondays, JAN 23-APR 3, 6:30-9 PM Teacher
New! Relief Printing: Woodcuts & Monotypes (Intro-Intermediate) Mich Miller
Painting: Oils & Acrylics (Intro) Gabriella Carboni
Ceramics Open Lab N/A
Tuesdays, JAN 17-MAR 21, 6:30-9 PM Teacher
Ceramics: Handbuilding & Wheel Throwing  Ronna Ballister
Painting (Intro-Intermediate) Kira Duott
Drawing (Intro) Gabriella Carboni
Figure Drawing with Live Drawing (Intermediate-Advanced) Andrew K. Currey
Wednesdays, JAN 18-MAR 22, 10 AM-12:30 PM Teacher
New! Wishful Thinking Sandra Gallegos
Ceramics Open Lab   N/A
Letterpress  Denise El-Hoss
Wednesdays, JAN 18-MAR 22, 6:30-9 PM Teacher
Figure Drawing with Live Model (Intro) Andrew K. Currey
Letterpress  Denise El-Hoss
Darkroom Photo Laura Parker
Ceramics: Hand Building & Wheel Throwing Elonda Norris
Watercolor Illustration  Jocelyn Casas
Thursdays, JAN 19-MAR 23, 6:30-9 PM Teacher
Ceramics: Handbuilding & Wheel Throwing Joe Galarza
New! Risograph: Prints, Zines & Printed Matter Kira Doutt
Abstract Painting Techniques Jocelyn Casas
Fridays, JAN 20-MAR 24, 10 AM-12:30 PM Teacher
Ceramics: Handbuilding & Wheel Throwing Joe Galarza
Saturdays, JAN 21-MAR 25, 10 AM-12:30 PM Teacher
Ceramics: Handbuilding & Wheel Throwing  Michelle Ohm
Saturdays, JAN 21-MAR 25, 12:30-4:40 PM Teacher
Darkroom Photo Lab: Developing Negatives & Printing Images Joe Sanchez
Saturdays, 5 Meetings, 10 AM-12 PM Teacher
Darkroom Photography, JAN 21-FEB 18* 
*Class is for ages 16+
Joe Sanchez
Darkroom Photography, FEB 25-MAR 25* 
*Class is for ages 16+
Joe Sanchez
Saturdays, 5 Meetings, 1:30-4 PM Teacher
Fiber & Textile Arts, JAN 21-FEB 18* 
*Class is for ages 16+
Joe Bruns
Fiber & Textile Arts, FEB 25-MAR 25* 
*Class is for ages 16+
Joe Bruns
Saturdays, JAN 21-MAR 25, 1-4 PM Teacher
New! Ceramics Open Lab N/A
Sundays, JAN 22-MAR 26, 1:30-4 PM Teacher
Printmaking Processes 101 Mich Miller

 


Kid Classes (Ages 5-11)

All materials are included. Classes introduce concepts and techniques to enhance skills and encourage playful exploration that challenges imaginations.

Mondays, JAN 23-APR 3, 4-5:30 PM Teacher Ages
Drawing, Painting, & Sculpting Imaginary Worlds!  Matt MacFarland 5-8
Drawing, Painting & Watercolor Animal Portraits Austyn de Lugo-Liston 6-9
Sculptural Self-Portraits, Animals, Castles, & More! Sandra Gallegos 7-10
Stop Motion Animation & Claymation Joe Bruns 9-11
Darkroom Photography! Gail Howland 10-14
Wednesdays, JAN 18-MAR 22, 4-5:30 PM Teacher Ages
Drawing & Painting: People, Portraits, & Figures Austyn de Lugo-Liston 5-7
Ceramics: Handbuilding & Wheel Throwing  Joe Bruns 7-9
Darkroom Photography! Gail Howland 10-14
Thursdays, JAN 19-MAR 23, 4-5:30 PM Teacher Ages
Animal Portraits & Dioramas Ed Leonardi 3-5
Magical Clay Creations Jocelyn Casas 5-7
Stop Motion Animation & Claymation Joe Bruns 7-10
Ceramics: Handbuilding & Wheel Throwing Julieta Reynoso 9-11
Ikebana for Artists: Explorations in the Art of Japanese Plant Arrangement Tracy Nakayama 9-11
Fridays, JAN 20-MAR 24, 12:30-1:30 PM Teacher Ages
Art for Two: Butterflies, Bees, & Ladybugs Emily Coogan 2-4 (caregiver must be present)
Saturdays, JAN 21-MAR 25, 10-11:30 AM Teacher Ages
Drawing & Painting: Fantastic Self Portraits, Still Lives, Landscapes, & More! Ed Leonardi 5-8
Making Faces: Drawing, Painting, & Sculpture Sandra Gallegos 7-10
Ceramics Handbuilding Amazing Creatures Joe Bruns 8-11

Kids Holiday Workshops (Ages 7 - 12)

For students looking to sample a class, we have one-day, two-day, three-day, and 4-day workshops for you and your family.

Sunday, December 11, 2 - 4 PM Ages Teacher
NEW!Dream Food X Mishou Magazine: Cookbook Edition 7-11 Kayla Ephros

Teen Classes (Ages 12-18)

All materials are provided. These in-depth art experiences inspire teens to engage in ambitious explorations of concepts, creative expression, historical and cultural context, connections, applications, and materials. Armory teen classes are designed for all skill levels.

Mondays, JAN 23-APR 3, 4-6 PM Teacher Ages
Ceramics: Handbuilding & Wheel Throwing  Julieta Reynoso 12-18
Painting: Watercolor & Acrylics (Intro) Gabriella Carboni 12-18

Tuesdays, JAN 17-MAR 21, 4-6 PM

Teacher Ages
Figure Drawing with Live Model
(Intro-Intermediate) 
Andrew K. Currey

12-18 

Wednesdays, JAN 18-MAR 22, 4-6 PM

Teacher Ages
Printmaking & Screenprinting Tracy Nakayama 12-18
Thursdays, JAN 18-MAR 23, 4-6 PM Teacher Ages

Drawing (Intro-Intermediate)

Gabriella Carboni 14-18
Fridays, JAN 20-MAR 24, 4-6 PM Teacher Ages

Darkroom Photography*
*9 class meetings, No class on March 17

Joe Sanchez 12-18
Saturdays, JAN 21-MAR 2512:30-4:30 PM Teacher Ages
Darkroom Photo Lab: Developing Negatives & Printing Images Joe Sanchez 16+
Saturdays, 5 Meetings, 10 AM-12 PM Teacher Ages
Darkroom Photography (Intro), JAN 21 - FEB 18 Joe Sanchez 16+
Darkroom Photography (Intro), FEB 25 - MAR 25  Joe Sanchez 16+
Saturdays, 5 Meetings, 1:30-4 PM Teacher Ages
Fiber & Textile Arts (Intro), JAN 21-FEB 18 Joe Bruns 16+
Fiber & Textile Arts (Intro), FEB 25-MAR 25 Joe Bruns  16+
Saturdays, JAN 21-MAR 25, 1-4 PM Teacher Ages
New! Ceramics Open Lab N/A 16+
Sundays, JAN 22-MAR 26, 2-4 PM Teacher Ages
Ceramics: Handbuilding & Wheel Throwing Joe Bruns 14-18

  


    

 

  
 

 
Armory Center for the Arts gratefully recognizes these funders of our scholarship-based studio art programs for children and teens: Pearlman Geller Family Foundation and additional support from the National Charity League - San Marino and Rotary Club of San Marino. If you would like to support our scholarship program, please consider donating today.

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