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    Michael Hall Fine Art April 15, 2022 - December 31, 2022
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    One Colorado is hosting an ongoing Michael Hall Fine Art Pop-Up Gallery where you can view his art.

    Michael’s paintings hang in private and corporate collections worldwide and are represented in a host of prestigious galleries throughout the US and Canada. He has participated in numerous one-man shows, as well as world-renowned exhibitions such as Art Expo New York, Art Expo LA, and Art 21 Las Vegas. He was selected as one of the official Olympic artists for the 2006 Winter games. His credentials also include a BA in Fine Arts from San Jose State University.

    Michael’s career has spanned over 33 years and he sold well over 6,000 paintings around the globe to major collectors from the CEO of Monster to the Producers of American Idol.

     

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    AmericaFest Celebration July 4, 2022
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    Summer Art Classes July 5, 2022 - August 27, 2022
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    Summer Art Classes for Kids, Teens, and Adults

    Don't miss summer at the Armory! Choose from dozens of multi-week, in-person classes for ages 6 through adult. Featuring classes in animation, ceramics hand-building and wheel throwing, collage, graphic novels, figure drawing, painting, letterpress, and more! Last-minute and late registrations are accepted up until the second class meeting. Online classes are available, too!  Armory members save 10%, learn more at armoryarts.org/member.

    Armory Center for the Arts nurtures the community and its young people by creating, learning, and presenting art to advance equity and social justice. They envision joyful, healthy, and equitable communities shaped by imagination, creativity, and diverse voices. 

    To protect vulnerable community members, including our younger guests who are not yet eligible for the COVID-19 vaccination, 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 onsite class safety protocols here.

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    Featured Summer Classes

    Painting Flowers, Flora, & Fauna
    (Ages 6-8) Mondays at 10:00 AM

    Stop Motion Animation
    (Ages 7-9) Mondays at 10:00 AM

    Summer Surrealism: Drawing & Painting
    (Ages 9-11) Mondays at 10:00 AM

    Printmaking Magic
    (Ages 7-11) Mondays at 1:00 PM

    Ceramics: Hand Building & Wheel Throwing
    (Adults 18+) Tuesdays at 6:00 PM

    Impressionist Painting Techniques
    (Ages 6-8) Wednesdays at 1:00 PM

    Intro to Darkroom Photo
    (Adults 18+) Wednesdays at 6:00 PM

    Ceramics: Handbuilding & Wheel Throwing
    (Ages 7-9) Thursdays at 1:00 PM

    Wondrous Watercolors: Botanical Illustration
    (Ages 9-11) Thursdays at 1:00 PM

    Illustrating with Ink: Flowers & Ferns
    (Ages 8-11) Fridays at 10:00 AM

     

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    At the Table Exhibition July 29, 2022 - December 4, 2022
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    The Armory Center for the Arts presents At the Tablea group exhibition that explores our intimate and communal relationships with food and investigates the many ways these connections were severed or challenged during the 2020-21 lockdown triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. Opening on July 29, and running through December 4, 2022, this exhibition creates space for reflection on the role food plays in our lives as individuals and in our communities and traces the effects of the pandemic on the ways we interact with and consume food through artworks, documentary photography, recorded narratives, and ephemera.

    Artworks and documentation on view will use food as both subject and material to speak to and create community, examine personal histories and narratives through ingredients and culinary traditions, and respond to social injustices related to food production and distribution.

    The artists, projects, and collaborations included in the exhibition are Jackie Amezquita, Champions Feed Champions presented by the Inglewood Community Fridge, domingo presented by The Crenshaw Dairy Mart and The Mistake RoomYrneh Gabon BrownYeu “Q” NguyenFrancisco Palomares, and alvaro parra.

    Upcoming Public Programs

    Jackie Amezquita, Proclamación (Proclamation), Activation
    August 4, 2022, 6:00 - 8:00 PM
    Caldwell Gallery

    For At the Table, Jackie Amezquita will lead an activation of her ongoing project ProclamaciónProclamación is a performance/installation where people gather to eat on top of slabs made by Amezquita. Each slab is made by hand using soil from different neighborhoods across Los Angeles, cal hidratada (hydrated lime) from Latin America, salt, and corn masa. The dishes eaten upon the slabs represent Los Angeles’ rich culinary diversity. After the activation, these slabs will be incorporated into the exhibition installation.

     

    Francisco’s Fresh Paintings Workshop
    July 30, September 24, and November 5, 2022, 1:00 - 2:30 PM
    Armory Center for the Arts
    Free with RSVP

    Join artist Francisco Palomares as he leads a workshop inspired by his Francisco’s Fresh Paintings installation included in At the Table. After a short presentation of Palomares’ work, workshop participants will be collaging and drawing a street vendor fruit cart-inspired still life from observation.

     

    Emotional Dumpling Workshop

    August 13 and October 1, 2022, 1-2:30 PM
    Armory Center for the Arts
    Free with RSVP

    As part of her Empathy Table social practice fiber art project, artist Yeu “Q” Nguyen will lead a series of workshops where visitors will learn how to make their own custom “emotional dumplings”, fabric dumplings stuffed and marked with difficult emotions. Workshop participants will be invited to contribute their emotional dumplings to the Q’s At the Table installation, giving visitors a chance to come together around a table to create, have conversation, and share their creations and emotions.

     

    Vendedores en Conversación
    September 1, 2022, 6-7:30 PM
    Virtual
    Free with RSVP

    A screening of the film Vendedores en Acción (2021) followed by a conversation between alvaro parra, the film’s director, and Faustino Martinez and Caridad Vazquez, street vendors featured in the film.

     

    A Souptealicious Conversation
    September 10, 2022
    Offsite
    By invitation

    Yrneh Gabon Brown leads a performative conversation about climate change and food production while cooking a soup using locally sourced ingredients.

     

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