Summer Programs 2018

We have three great arts programs taking place during the month of August: Arts Discovery Week, Visual Arts Week, and Youth Arts Arise. Enrollment for all of these programs will begin on March 15th, and forms will be available through this web page or in the Armory Cafe.

In addition to these arts programs, we will also host two programs in July: Closer to Nature, which teaches children how to enjoy the natural world around them, and the Somerville Arts Council’s Musical Theater Program.

You’ll find details on all of these programs below, and if you any questions please feel free to email them to education@artsatthearmory.org.

About The Program

Arts Discovery Week is for children ages 5 to 10 to explore their artistic side over the course of a week! 10 different classes will be offered each week, so children will get the opportunity to be exposed to a wide variety of mediums. Previous classes have included everything from painting and drawing to song and dance. So this summer, give your child the chance to discover their own creativity!

Schedule

This program will run three times in the month of August, and there will be unique programming each week.

  • Week 1: Monday, August 6th to Friday, August 10th
  • Week 2: Monday, August 20th to Friday, August 24th
  • Week 3: Monday, August 27th to Friday, August 31st

Daily Schedule:

  • Drop off-9:00 to 9:30am
  • Morning session-9:30am to 12:00pm
  • Lunch-12:00pm to 1:00pm*
  • Afternoon session-1:00pm to 3:30 pm
  • Pick up-3:30pm to 4:00 pm

*We supervise children during this period, but we do not provide lunch. Parents can send children with a packed  lunch, and our Cafe does provide 25% discount on all items to summer program participants.

Enrollment Options

You’re welcome to enroll your child in all 10 classes for all three weeks, enroll mornings or afternoons only, or pick and choose what classes you’d like to attend.

  • Mornings and Afternoons (10 Classes): $250
  • Mornings or Afternoons only (5 Classes): $125
  • Per Class: $30

Because we want to make these programs accessible to all children, we offer a sliding scale on all our enrollment options. Families who are eligible for free or reduced school lunch programs are also eligible for a sliding scale rate. Please email  education@artsatthearmory.org for more information.

To register your child for this program, please click here to download the enrollment form (you can also pick up a hard copy from the Armory Cafe). The completed form, as well as a deposit of 50% of the enrollment cost (by check or money order, made out to Arts at the Armory), should be sent to:

Arts at the Armory
191 Highland Ave, Suite 1C
Somerville, MA, 02143

About the Program

Visual Arts Week is for children ages 11 to 16 to learn about a variety of artistic mediums! Come  explore different aspects of visual arts in 10 half-day sessions per week. Try drawing, painting, illustration, and more. It’s the perfect way for a child to discover what artistic medium they’re drawn to.

Schedule

This program will from August 13th to August 17th.

Daily Schedule:

  • Drop off-9:00 to 9:30am
  • Morning session-9:30am to 12:00pm
  • Lunch-12:00pm to 1:00pm*
  • Afternoon session-1:00pm to 3:30 pm
  • Pick up-3:30pm to 4:00 pm

*We supervise children during this period, but we do not provide lunch. Parents can send children with a packed  lunch, and our Cafe does provide 25% discount on all items to summer program participants.

Enrollment Options

You’re welcome to enroll your child in all 10 classes, enroll mornings or afternoons only, or pick and choose what classes you’d like to attend.

  • Mornings and Afternoons (10 Classes): $280
  • Mornings or Afternoons only (5 Classes): $140
  • Per Class: $35

Because we want to make these programs accessible to all children, we offer a sliding scale on all our enrollment options. Families who are eligible for free or reduced school lunch programs are also eligible for a sliding scale rate. Please email  education@artsatthearmory.org for more information.

To register your child for this program, please click here to download the enrollment form (you can also pick up a hard copy from the Armory Cafe). The completed form, as well as a deposit of 50% of the enrollment cost (by check or money order, made out to Arts at the Armory), should be sent to:

Arts at the Armory
191 Highland Ave, Suite 1C
Somerville, MA, 02143

About the Program

Dive deep into two different artistic disciplines; morning classes and afternoon classes each build up a different thematic area. These classes build progressively over the course of the week, so enrollment in the full week (for either one class or both) is required. This program is FREE to all children in the Somerville area ages 11 to 16!

Schedule

This program will from August 20th to August 24th.

Daily Schedule:

  • Drop off-9:00 to 9:30am
  • Morning session-9:30am to 12:00pm
  • Lunch-12:00pm to 1:00pm*
  • Afternoon session-1:00pm to 3:30 pm
  • Pick up-3:30pm to 4:00 pm

*We supervise children during this period, but we do not provide lunch. Parents can send children with a packed  lunch, and our Cafe does provide 25% discount on all items to summer program participants.

Enrollment Options

You’re welcome to enroll your child in both morning and afternoon classes or enroll in mornings or afternoons only. To register your child for this program, please click here to download the enrollment form. The completed form should be sent to:

Arts at the Armory
191 Highland Ave, Suite 1C
Somerville, MA, 02143

Closer to Nature is a collaboration between Earthwise Aware and the Center for Arts at the Armory that will be held between July 9th and July 13th. The program is designed for youth (12+) to explore and enjoy the natural world around the Armory through storytelling, nature & naturalist walks, sketching & journaling, art, and science.

Enrollment for Closer to Nature has already begun. You can learn more about the program’s schedule and enrollment options by clicking here.

The Somerville Arts Council’s Musical Theater Program will held in the Armory Performance Hall from July 9th to July 27th. Enrollment for the program will be available through the Somerville Arts Council by the end of April. For more information please visit the Somerville Arts Council website, or email Heather Balchunas at hbalchunas@somervillema.gov.