Open Tuesday-Thursday 10am-6pm, Friday-Saturday 10am-4pm
224 Main St., Lander, WY 82520 | Phone: (307) 332-5772

Children & Adult 2017 Winter Classes 
open for registration 

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Scholarships are available for all classes. 

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CLASS PAYMENT and REFUND POLICY
          • Payment is due at the time of registration
          • Payment guarantees enrollment in a class
          • Your spot in a class is reserved once paid
          • Refunds are given up to one week prior to a class
          • You may transfer your registration fee to another class if cancellation is made within 48 hours of the class start date/time.
          • If a class is cancelled due to low enrollment, we will contact you prior to class and all class fees will be refunded

Upcoming events

    • 11 Jan 2017
    • (MST)
    • 17 May 2017
    • (MDT)
    • 18 sessions
    • Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street
    • 7

    After School Art Club: Ages 6-9

    Wednesdays, January 11 to May 17, (No Class Spring Break, March 29)

    Time: 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

    Cost: $180

    Location: LAC, 224 Main Street.

    Instructor: Sarah O’Leary

    After school art club kids will develop new skills and talents while making unique art pieces with a variety of different materials. Classes will focus on developing skills, expanding self confidence, using imagination and exploring the power of self expression.


    • 11 Jan 2017
    • (MST)
    • 10 May 2017
    • (MDT)
    • 9 sessions
    • Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street

    Little Picassos, Ages 4-6

    Wednesdays, January 11, 25, February 8, 22, March 8, 22, April 12, 26, May 10.

    (second and fourth Wednesday of each month)

    Time: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

    Cost: $10 / class or $45 for a 5 class punch card.

    Location: LAC, 224 Main Street.

    Instructor: Jenny Young

    Young artists will enjoy this engaging class that will have them painting, sculpting, and drawing. Students will use creativity and imagination to express their thoughts, ideas, and reactions. This class is designed to foster the uninhibited quality of this age group.


    • 12 Jan 2017
    • (MST)
    • 18 May 2017
    • (MDT)
    • 19 sessions
    • 320 Studio, 320 Main Street


    320 Clay Open Studio

    Thursdays, January 12 to May 18.

    Time: 6 pm - 9 pm.

    Cost: $10 drop-in, $40/ 5 session punch card.

    Studio Facilitator: Sam Gale

    Location: LAC 320 Studio, 320 Main Street.

    Potters and Clay Artists are welcome to join the Lander Art Center clay open studio program at 320 Studio. We have 5 potters’ wheels, a slab roller, a pug mill and lots of table space. We have a kiln that fires to cone 6. We sell clay in 25 lb bags. The 320 Clay Studio is available to past LAC clay class participants, people who have taken the Beginner Orientation, or experienced potters.


    • 18 Jan 2017
    • (MST)
    • 17 May 2017
    • (MDT)
    • 9 sessions
    • Lander Art Center

    Little Squirts, Ages 2 -3

    Wednesdays, January 18, February 1, 15, March 1, 15, April 5, 19, May 3, 17.

    (first and third Wednesday of each month)

    Time: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

    Cost: $10 / class or $45 for a 5 class punch card.

    Location: LAC, 224 Main Street.

    Instructor: Jenny Young

    This class fosters creativity for youth 2 to 3 years old. Classes will experience art, movement, and storytelling in a fun atmosphere. A caregiver must be present unless discussed with instructor.

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    • 04 May 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (MDT)
    • 320 Studio, 320 Main Street.
    • 4

    Beginner Clay Orientation

    Thursday, May 4

    Time: 6 - 9 pm

    Cost: $25 includes clay and instruction.

    Instructor: Abe Lowham

    Location: LAC 320 Studio, 320 Main Street.

    Curious about clay? Want to make your own pottery? Come to the Lander Art Center’s Beginner Clay Orientation class at the 320 Clay Studio. In one night you will learn how to use the equipment in the studio and get a basic introduction to working with clay. After taking the beginner orientation you will be able to drop in at the open studio program and work on your own creations.


    • 07 May 2017
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM (MDT)
    • Lander Art Center
    • 24

    Cookies and Canvas- Sunday, May 7th

    Sunday, May 7th

    Time: 4-6 pm

    Cost:  $25 per person   

    Instructor: Stacy Wells

    Location: Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street.

    Payment required at time of registration to reserve a seat

    minimum age required is 8 years old.

    Drop your kids off at Cookies and Canvas so they can create a beautiful Mother's Day creation. Come to the Art Center for a fun evening of milk, cookies, and painting.  No talent or experience necessary, just come ready to paint!  Instructor Stacy Wells and assistants will guide students step-by step.   

    Hurry and sign up!  These spaces wont last long.


    • 20 May 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • LAC, 224 Main Street
    • 4

    Papermaking

    Saturday, May 20, 9 am - 5 pm

    Cost: $50

    Instructor: Jim Jereb

    Location: LAC, 224 Main Street

    Learn the basics of creating your own handmade paper with master printmaker Jim Jereb. Create your own high quality smooth paper for printmaking, book-binding or drawing. Participants will learn the skills of sheet forming necessary for all paper making procedures. You will come away from this workshop with several sheets of 11X15 paper with your own unique watermark. All materials are provided for this one day intensive. Class size limited to 5, so sign up soon!

    • 27 May 2017
    • 28 May 2017
    • 2 sessions
    • 320 Studio, 320 Main Street
    • 9

    Linocut Relief Multi-color Print Making Workshop

    Saturday, May 27, 9 am - 2 pm

    Sunday, May 28, 9 am - 2 pm

    Cost: $80

    Instructor: Ginnie Madsen

    Location: 320 Studio, 320 Main Street.

    Make prints using the subtractive method to create multi-color images with accurate registration (color line ups.) We will also experiment with the blending of inks or the use of other smaller blocks to get even more opportunities to introduce color into the basic principle of printing from a single carved block. If participants have any linoleum blocks previously used, please bring them. There are often possibilities to use them in new ways. Don’t miss this chance to work with Ginnie Madsen and be inspired by her beautiful reduction prints.


    • 06 Jun 2017
    • 09 Jun 2017
    • 4 sessions
    • LAC 320 Studio
    • 8

    Metal Jewelry for Kids, Ages 9 and up

    Tuesday - Friday, June 6-9

    Ages 9 and up, 10am - 12pm

    Location: 320 Studio

    Instructor: Lennie Poitras

    Cost: $55

    Explore your creative side by learning to make unique jewelry. Join Lennie to make your own projects using metal, glass, polymer clay and found materials. Lennie will help you come up with jewelry ideas and coach you through the process from start to finish. 


    • 06 Jun 2017
    • 09 Jun 2017
    • 4 sessions
    • LAC, 224 Main Street
    • 12

    Graffiti Illustration, Ages 9 and up

    Tuesday - Friday, June 6-9

    Ages 9 and up, 1-3 pm

    Location: LAC, 224 Main Street

    Instructor: Jordan Carr

    Cost: $45

    This unique class will explore illustration and graffiti techniques through pen, ink, and paint. Jordan will guide students through the artistic process. Get ready for a great introduction to graphic art. 



    • 06 Jun 2017
    • 20 Jun 2017
    • 3 sessions
    • 320 Studio, 320 Main Street
    • 11

    Beading

    Tuesdays, June 6th, 13th, & 20th

    Time: 6 - 8:30 pm 

    Cost: $65

    Instructor: Leah Maltbie

    Location: 320 Studio, 320 Main Street

    Learn the beautiful skill of beading! Students will learn to work on a beading loom and create their own piece from start to finish. Explore the many visual patterns that can be made from this art form. No experience necessary for this fun introduction to beading. 


    • 13 Jun 2017
    • 16 Jun 2017
    • 4 sessions
    • LAC, 224 Main Street
    • 12

    Printmaking Extravaganza, Ages 6-8

    Tuesday - Friday, June 13-16

    Ages 6-8, 10am - 12pm

    Location: LAC, 224 Main Street

    Instructor: Julian Kwasniewski

    Cost: $45

    Explore various types of printmaking with projects ranging from geometric prints with vegetable blocks and greeting card design to traditional block printing. 



    • 13 Jun 2017
    • 16 Jun 2017
    • 4 sessions
    • LAC, 224 Main Street
    • 12

    Printmaking Extravaganza, Ages 9 and up

    Tuesday - Friday, June 13-16

    Ages 9 and up, 1-3 pm

    Location: LAC, 224 Main Street

    Instructor: Julian Kwasniewski

    Cost: $45

    Explore various types of printmaking with projects ranging from geometric prints with vegetable blocks and greeting card design to traditional block printing. 



    • 13 Jun 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Lander Art Center
    • 14

    Suminagashi (Floating Ink) Water Prints

    Tuesday, June 13

    Time: 6-8 pm 

    Cost:  $35   

    Instructor: Lorre Hoffman and Maker Space 307 Artists

    Location: Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street.

    A centuries old Japanese printing process that floats ink on water to make prints. Students will use fabric for this beautiful color fast process that is quick and fun. Even if you are not an artist you will get amazing results.

    Wear clothing you don’t care about getting stains on. We will also have aprons available. 



    • 20 Jun 2017
    • 23 Jun 2017
    • 4 sessions
    • LAC 320 Studio
    • 5

    Play with Clay, Ages 6-8

    Tuesday - Friday, June 20-23

    Ages 6-8, 10 am– 12 pm

    Location: 320 Studio, 320 Main Street

    Instructor: Abe Lowham

    Cost: $55

    Play with clay in this exciting class! Make and glaze clay pieces from start to finish. You will learn to throw on the wheel to make bowls and cups, and use hand-building techniques. 



    • 20 Jun 2017
    • 23 Jun 2017
    • 4 sessions
    • LAC 320 Studio
    • 7

    Play with Clay, Ages 9 and up

    Tuesday - Friday, June 20-23

    Ages 9 and up, 1 - 3 pm

    Location: 320 Studio

    Instructor: Abe Lowham

    Cost: $55

    Play with clay in this exciting class! Make and glaze clay pieces from start to finish. You will learn to throw on the wheel to make bowls and cups, and use hand-building techniques. 



    • 20 Jun 2017
    • 23 Jun 2017
    • 4 sessions
    • LAC, 224 Main Street
    • 11

    Young Writers Camp, Ages 9 and up

    Tuesday - Friday, June 20-23

    Ages 9 and up, 1-3 pm

    Location: LAC, 224 Main Street

    Instructor: Stefani Farris

    Cost: $45

    Emerging authors, bring your imagination, your pen and come write! Stefani will create a supportive atmosphere where you can work on your poetry and prose, get feedback, and use structured exercises to develop your pieces.  



    • 23 Jun 2017
    • 25 Jun 2017
    • 3 sessions
    • Meet at the Lander Art Center
    • 14

    En Plein Air Painting

    Friday, June 23, 6 - 8 pm

    Saturday, June 24, 9 am - 4 pm

    Sunday, June 25, 1 - 5 pm

    Cost: $90

    Material Fee: $25 or bring your own paints and canvas.

    Instructor: Jerry Antolik

    Location: Friday, Lander Art Center 224 Main Street, Saturday and Sunday on location determined by instructor. 

    Painting on location “in the open air” is a direct and challenging process of creating art that is fresh and exciting. Students will plan their canvas so it has all the qualities they desire: good light, hard and soft edges, sound drawing, good composition. There will be critiques and individual instruction. Students can paint in acrylic or oils.


    • 27 Jun 2017
    • 30 Jun 2017
    • 4 sessions
    • Lander City Park
    • 11

    Make a Splash with Paint, Ages 6-8

    Tuesday - Friday, June 27-30

    Ages 6-8, 10 am - 12 pm

    Location: Lander City Park

    Instructor: Noelle Weimann

    Cost: $45

    Young artists will use finger paints, water balloons, and squirt guns to make individual and group projects. This class will explore alternative ways to paint and have fun outside! (Send kids in clothing that can get messy)



    • 27 Jun 2017
    • 30 Jun 2017
    • 4 sessions
    • Lander City Park
    • 11

    Make a Splash with Paint, Ages 9 and up

    Tuesday - Friday, June 27-30

    Ages 9 and up, 1-3 pm

    Location: Lander City Park

    Instructor: Noelle Weimann

    Cost: $45

    Young artists will use finger paints, water balloons, and squirt guns to make individual and group projects. This class will explore alternative ways to paint and have fun outside! (Send kids in clothing that can get messy)



    • 05 Jul 2017
    • 07 Jul 2017
    • 3 sessions
    • LAC, 224 Main Street
    • 11

    Dig into Ancient Art, Ages 6-8

    Wednesday - Friday, July 5-7

    Ages 6-8, 10 am - 12 pm

    Location: LAC, 224 Main Street

    Instructor: Sam Gale

    Cost: $35

    Students will explore archaeology and art in this interesting class. Students will learn about ancient art forms from around the world and create their own modern versions. 



    • 05 Jul 2017
    • 07 Jul 2017
    • 3 sessions
    • LAC, 224 Main Street
    • 12

    Dig into Ancient Art, Ages 9 and up

    Wednesday - Friday, July 5-7

    Ages 9 and up, 1 - 3 pm

    Location: LAC, 224 Main Street

    Instructor: Sam Gale

    Cost: $35

    Students will explore archaeology and art in this interesting class. Students will learn about ancient art forms from around the world and create their own modern versions. 



    • 11 Jul 2017
    • 25 Jul 2017
    • 3 sessions
    • LAC, 224 Main Street
    • 11

    Intro to Oils

    Tuesdays, July 11th, 18th, & 25th

    Time: 6 - 9:00 pm 

    Cost: $65

    Instructor: Kiki Steinman

    Location: LAC, 224 Main Street

    Have you always wanted to try painting with oils? This class makes oil painting accessible by breaking down the process into basic steps. The class will cover basic painting concepts of composition and color theory. Kiki will guide students through exercises that will familiarize them with the medium. By the end of the class, students will have a better understanding of oil painting and feel confident using oil paints on their own.  


    • 11 Jul 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (MDT)
    • 320 Studio, 320 Main Street.
    • 4

    Beginner Clay Orientation

    Tuesday, July 11th

    Time: 6 - 9 pm

    Cost: $25 includes clay and instruction.

    Instructor: Taurey Carr

    Location: 320 Studio, 320 Main Street.

    Curious about clay? Want to make your own pottery? Come to the Lander Art Center’s Beginner Clay Orientation class at the 320 Clay Studio. In one night you will learn how to use the equipment in the studio and get a basic introduction to working with clay. After taking the beginner orientation you will be able to drop in at the open studio program and work on your own creations.


    • 18 Jul 2017
    • 21 Jul 2017
    • 4 sessions
    • LAC, 224 Main Street
    • 12

    Photography Fun, Ages 6-8

    Tuesday - Friday, July 18-21

    Ages 6-8, 10 am - 12 pm

    Location: LAC, 224 Main Street

    Instructor: Nick Knoke

    Cost: $45

    Kids will leave this class with a better understanding of what a "good" photo is. Students will take and edit photos, discuss why some photos appeal and others don't, and build a joint webpage to display their work. 



    • 18 Jul 2017
    • 21 Jul 2017
    • 4 sessions
    • LAC, 224 Main Street
    • 12

    Photography Fun, Ages 9 and up

    Tuesday - Friday, July 18-21

    Ages 9 and up, 1 - 3 pm

    Location: LAC, 224 Main Street

    Instructor: Nick Knoke

    Cost: $45

    Kids will leave this class with a better understanding of what a "good" photo is. Students will take and edit photos, discuss why some photos appeal and others don't, and build a joint webpage to display their work. 



    • 21 Jul 2017
    • 22 Jul 2017
    • 2 sessions
    • 320 Studio, 320 Main Street
    • 6
    Southwestern-style Heavy Bezel Ring

    Friday, July 21st, 6 - 8:30pm

    Saturday, July 22nd, 9am - 4pm

    Instructor: Lennie Poitras

    Location: 320 Studio, 320 Main Street

    Cost: $50

    Material Fee: $30 material fee + price of stone ($5-$50) paid to instructor

    Learn basic silversmithing skills in this 1 1/2 day class where students will construct a ring with a large stone held in place with a heavy weight bezel wire. The ring band will be a double thickness cut-out motif. The instructor will have an array of stones available for purchase or you can bring your own (be aware that not all stones are suitable for this project). The student will go home with a new ring and a new skill set of sawing, filing, soldering, stone setting and polishing. 

     
    • 24 Jul 2017
    • 8:00 AM
    • 26 Jul 2017
    • 5:30 PM
    • Sinks Canyon Center
    • 15

    Sink into Art! Overnight Art Camp for High School

    Dates: July 24-26

    Times: Drop off Monday at 8:00 am. Pick up Wednesday at 5:30 pm.

    Ages: entering 9th through 12th grade.

    Location: Sinks Canyon Center

    Fee: $230

    Camp Director: Stacy Wells and guest artists

    Come play, create, and stay a couple nights! Jump into different art mediums while connecting with nature. Embrace art, bouldering, team-building, games, and personal reflection time.  Explore photography, artistic journaling, and painting up at beautiful CWC's Sinks Canyon Center.  

    • 24 Jul 2017
    • 28 Jul 2017
    • 5 sessions
    • TBD
    • 18

    Dancer’s Workshop Creative Summer Arts Camp

    Monday - Friday, July 24-28

    9 am – 3 pm.

    Ages: Students entering 1st –6th grades

    Location: TBD

    Instructor:  Babs Case

    Cost: $110

    This is a week not to be missed as students explore creativity and movement with the Dancers’ Workshop. A final production will take place at Riverfest Art and Music in the Park on Saturday, August 12th. The theme for this year is "We are all in Outer Space"

    Students should wear comfortable clothes and bring water and lunch.



    • 01 Aug 2017
    • 04 Aug 2017
    • 4 sessions
    • LAC, 224 Main Street
    • 7

    Project Funway, Ages 9 and up

    Tuesday - Friday, August 1- 4

    Ages 9 and up, 1 - 3 pm

    Location: LAC, 224 Main Street

    Instructor: Sam Gale and Maggie Godwin-Bell

    Cost: $55

    Upcycle clothing to create new, trendy outfits. Start with design ideas on paper, then learn to sew, alter, and create until you can wear your final pieces. This session will finish with a fashion show of what you have created at Riverfest on August, 12th. 



    • 01 Aug 2017
    • 8:00 AM
    • 03 Aug 2017
    • 5:30 PM
    • Sinks Canyon Center
    • 15

    Sink into Art! Overnight Art Camp for Middle School

    Dates: August 1-3

    Times: Drop off Tuesday at 8:00 am. Pick up Thursday at 5:30 pm.

    Ages: entering 5th through 8th grade.

    Location: Sinks Canyon Center

    Fee: $230

    Camp Director: Stacy Wells and guest artists

    Come play, create, and stay a couple nights! Jump into different art mediums while connecting with nature. Embrace art, bouldering, team-building, games, and personal reflection time.  Explore photography, artistic journaling, and painting up at beautiful CWC's Sinks Canyon Center.  

    • 01 Aug 2017
    • 04 Aug 2017
    • 4 sessions
    • LAC, 224 Main Street
    • 7

    Project Funway, Ages 6-8

    Tuesday - Friday, August 1- 4

    Ages 6-8, 10 am– 12 pm

    Location: LAC, 224 Main Street

    Instructor: Sam Gale and Maggie Godwin-Bell

    Cost: $55

    Upcycle clothing to create new, trendy outfits. Start with design ideas on paper, then learn to sew, alter, and create until you can wear your final pieces. This session will finish with a fashion show of what you have created at Riverfest on August, 12th. 



    • 01 Aug 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (MDT)
    • 320 Studio, 320 Main Street.
    • 5

    Beginner Clay Orientation

    Tuesday, August 1st

    Time: 6 - 9 pm

    Cost: $25 includes clay and instruction.

    Instructor: Taurey Carr

    Location: 320 Studio, 320 Main Street.

    Curious about clay? Want to make your own pottery? Come to the Lander Art Center’s Beginner Clay Orientation class at the 320 Clay Studio. In one night you will learn how to use the equipment in the studio and get a basic introduction to working with clay. After taking the beginner orientation you will be able to drop in at the open studio program and work on your own creations.


    • 08 Aug 2017
    • 11 Aug 2017
    • 4 sessions
    • 320 Studio
    • 11

    I Love Color: Painting Class for Youth, ages 6-8

    Tuesday - Friday, August 8-11

    Ages 6-8, 10 am – 12 pm

    Location: 320 Studio, 320 Main Street.

    Instructor:  Dannine Donaho

    Cost: $55

    Explore abstract art, illustration and photography through acrylic painting. Students will create one painting each day, mixing, blending, layering, and learning the limits of paint.


    • 08 Aug 2017
    • 11 Aug 2017
    • 4 sessions
    • 320 Studio
    • 12

    I Love Color: Painting Class for Youth, ages 9 and up

    Tuesday - Friday, August 8-11

    Ages 9 and up, 1 – 3 pm

    Location: 320 Studio, 320 Main Street.

    Instructor:  Dannine Donaho

    Cost: $55

    Explore abstract art, illustration and photography through acrylic painting. Students will create one painting each day, mixing, blending, layering, and learning the limits of paint.


    • 15 Aug 2017
    • 18 Aug 2017
    • 4 sessions
    • 320 Studio
    • 6

    All About Clay, Ages 6-8

    Tuesday - Friday, August 15 - 18

    Ages 6-8, 10 am– 12 pm

    Location: 320 Studio

    Instructor: TBA

    Cost: $55

    Create fun pottery from start to finish. This class will focus on hand-building techniques with some instruction on the wheel. Come ready to learn all about clay!



    • 15 Aug 2017
    • 18 Aug 2017
    • 4 sessions
    • 320 Studio
    • 7

    All About Clay, Ages 9 and up

    Tuesday - Friday, August 15 - 18

    Ages 9 and up, 1 – 3 pm

    Location: 320 Studio

    Instructor: TBA

    Cost: $55

    Create fun pottery from start to finish. This class will focus on hand-building techniques with some instruction on the wheel. Come ready to learn all about clay!



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