(PRESS RELEASE)_September 5, 2023 (WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.) – The Armory Art Center today announced several exciting events scheduled to take place at its historic West Palm Beach campus this fall and winter.
This year, new classes, happenings, and workshops will give visitors and community members of all ages a chance to experience the arts. The Center will offer classes in a variety of mediums including ceramics, digital media, drawing, jewelry, painting, and sculpture, a holiday arts festival, and much more. Highlights include.
Session 1 Classes
Now through October 21, 2023
Dates/times and prices vary | Register here
Students of all ages and levels can enjoy learning a new skill from experienced faculty members in 12 state-of-the-art studios. Most courses run for eight weeks unless otherwise noted in the course description. One- and two-day workshops are also available, visit armoryart.org for details.
Brand-new classes include:
Jewelry Repair (Mini Session)
October 3-December 12, 2023
Tuesdays 6-9 p.m., Tuition: $600 | Register now
The Jewelry Technician and Repair Program is designed to teach students skills necessary for basic jewelry repair. This comprehensive class will prepare students to achieve their goals and even join the industry if they wish. Students will become proficient in identifying precious metals, removing tarnish, repairing chains and clasps, removing and replacing stones, cleaning and polishing, and more. No application is required; all materials and tools will be provided.
Armory Holiday Arts Festival
December 1-3, 2023 at the Armory Art Center
Celebrate the season! View amazing artwork, shop for holiday gifts from artisans, enjoy live music, and more. Formerly known as the West Palm Beach Arts Festival, the festival will include local and out-of-town artists, demonstrations, food trucks, and activities. Tents will be located outdoors in the sculpture garden and in the parking lot. Don’t forget to bring your family, friends, and fur babies to this three-day event.
Visiting Master Artist Workshops
December 2023-February 2024 | Learn more
Visiting Master Artist Workshops offer a unique combination of intensive studio time with renowned teachers in the relaxed, culturally dynamic setting of West Palm Beach. The workshop series brings together students and international contemporary master artists, providing an unparalleled educational experience to artists of all skill levels and disciplines. This year, workshops include:
Master artists will also host free artist talks, which are open to the public. Visit the Armory Art Center’s calendar for updates.
This fall, the Armory Art Center will continue to restore its Old Armory building, bringing the historic campus into the next chapter of its longstanding legacy. The renovations will not impact fall classes.
For more about upcoming events, class registration, special workshops, and more, visit armoryart.org.
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