Located in Pasadena, the Armory Center for the Arts is a leader in contemporary art and community-driven arts education. They believe engagement with the arts enriches individual lives and strengthens the fabric of society. Central to their mission is to nurture the community and its young people by creating, learning, and presenting art to advance equity and social justice.
The talented instructors at the Armory collaborate with at-risk youth to create vibrant murals inside LA County’s juvenile justice centers. They lead graphic design workshops at Boyle Heights continuation schools.
They assist teachers in bringing art concepts into math classrooms to spark creativity and critical thinking. Most impactfully, they provide free art instruction at Title 1 schools, inner-city parks, and recreation facilities – empowering vulnerable communities through mentorship and creativity.
Through its exhibitions and educational outreach, the Armory Center for the Arts champions the transformative power of the arts to uplift lives, bring people together, and drive societal change.