Frequently Asked Questions - Armory Arts Education Program

PRODUCTION BASED PROGRAMMING

Who does the Armory’s Arts Education program serve?
The Armory offers production-based workshops free of charge to NYC public schools, targeting schools with little access to high quality art.

What grades does the Armory work with?
Depending on the artistic program, the Armory’s workshops are designed for students in grades 3-12.

How much do school workshops cost?
All school workshops and residencies are free of charge to invited NYC public schools.

How can my school get information about the Armory’s educational programming?

If you would like your school to be added to our mailing list, please contact us via email at ArtsEducation@armoryonpark.org.

Does the Armory offer student discounts?
Student groups who participate in production-based programming workshops have access to the art free of charge.  All other group ticket purchases are handled through the box office. Please contact the box office via email at solutions@armoryonpark.org or via phone at (212) 933-5812 with inquiries about group rates.

PARTNER SCHOOLS

How does my school become an Armory partner school?
To become a partner school, a school must first become involved in the Armory’s production-based programming offerings. Once a relationship between the Armory and school’s administration and teachers is established, a discussion about a more formal partnership and an in-depth, tailored residency can begin.

FAMILY PROGRAMMING

Do you offer education programs that are open to the public?
The arts education department hosts family programming workshops on select weekend days throughout the year. Click HERE to see the upcoming offerings.

How much do your public programs cost?
Family programming workshops are $6/person ($4/person for Armory members). Pre-purchased tickets required.

Who are family programming workshops appropriate for?
Family programming workshops are typically created for families with children ages 6 to 12. Children must be accompanied by a participating adult.

YOUTH CORPS

What is the Youth Corps?
Click here to learn all about it.

How can I become a Youth Corps intern?
The Armory’s Youth Corps program is open to NYC public school students, age 16 and up, who attend schools with which we maintain a close relationship- currently, this includes Williamsburg High School for Architecture and Design, Talent Unlimited High School, and International High School at Prospect Heights. Applications are accepted every fall, spring, and summer.

ARTIST CORPS

What is the Armory Artist Corps of teaching artists?
The Armory’s Artist Corps is an established and set group of teaching artists with extensive experience in a variety of disciplines, including theater, visual arts, movement, music, moving image, and design.

How can I join the Armory’s Artist Corps of teaching artists?

We are not currently accepting applications for new members.