Open Tuesday-Thursday 10am-6pm, Friday-Saturday 10am-4pm
224 Main St., Lander, WY 82520 | Phone: (307) 332-5772
SPRING 2020
Workshops and Classes


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

    • 13 Jan 2020
    • 10 Feb 2020
    • 5 sessions
    • Lander Art Center
    • 1
    Register

    Figure Drawing with Jenny Reeves Johnson

    Students will train their eyes, hands, and brain to work together to draw the human form from live studio models. Experienced students will gain from the experience and practice.  All levels welcome.  If you need supplies from the Art Center there will be an additional $15 fee.

    Time: 5:30-8:00pm

    Dates: Mondays January 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10

    Cost:  $85 supplies not included   $100 to include supplies

    Instructor: Jenny Reeves Johnson


    • 15 Jan 2020
    • 04 Mar 2020
    • 8 sessions
    • Lander Art Center
    • 6
    Register
    Figure Drawing Studio Drop-In

    Wednesdays Jan. 15, 22, 29, Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26, March 4

    Time: 5 - 8 pm.

    Cost: $65 for a 6x punch card, 8 classes scheduled, drop-in rate $15 per class

    Facilitator: Jenny Reeves Johnson

    Location: LAC, 224 Main Street.

    Come for fun, informal evenings of figure drawing with a live model. The Figure Drawing Studio is non-instructional but there will be a facilitator on hand to guide the process. Whether you are new to drawing or a seasoned artist, this drop-in provides an opportunity to develop your fundamental drawing skills with the human figure. Materials are provided if you don’t have your own.

    • 17 Jan 2020
    • (MST)
    • 14 Feb 2020
    • (MST)
    • 5 sessions
    • Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street
    • 0
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    ART MENAGERIE!

    Join the Lander Art Center for this fun class for students ages 6-12!  Art Menagerie will explore different mediums each week including painting and pottery.  This class is designed specifically for home school students.  If there is enough interest and participation we will run a second class series later in the spring semester. 

    Instructors: Sam Rastatter & Stacy Stebner

    $50 per student
    • 21 Jan 2020
    • (MST)
    • 11 Feb 2020
    • (MST)
    • 4 sessions
    • Lander Art Center, 224 Main St.
    • 3
    Register

    Creative Minds Block 1: Nature Journaling

    Ages 9+

    Tuesdays, January 21, 28, February 4, 11

    Time: 3:30 - 5:00 PM

    Cost $40

    Location: Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street.

    Instructor: Alli Fitzmorris

    This block is inspired by early botanical prints and our local environment. Alli Fitzmorris, scientific illustrator and artist in residence at LAC, will teach students basic techniques to record what they see in nature. Students will receive an introduction to sketching and watercolor as they observe and draw from nature to create their own diary of plants and animals.

    • 21 Jan 2020
    • (MST)
    • 12 May 2020
    • (MDT)
    • 16 sessions
    • Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street
    • 5
    Register


    Creative Minds: Complete Series

    Ages 9+

    Tuesdays, January 21 to May 12 (No class Spring Break, March 31)

    3:30 - 5 pm @ Lander Art Center

    Students will develop creative talents while making unique art pieces. The program is divided into 4 blocks.  Sign up for the whole series for $150 and save $20. Students can also sign up for individual blocks. 


    Block 1:  Nature Journaling with Alli Fitzmorris.  $40

    January 21, 28, February 4, 11


    Block 2:  Pottery with Liz Schultz. $50

    February 18, 25, March 3, 10


    Block 3: Paint & Collage Composition with Liz Shultz. $40

    March 17, 24, April 7, 14


    Block 4: Plein Air Drawing & Painting with Alli Fitzmorris. $40

    April 21, 28, May 5, 12



    • 21 Jan 2020
    • 6:00 PM (MST)
    • 12 May 2020
    • 9:00 PM (MDT)
    • 320 Studio, 320 Main Street
    Register




    320 Clay Open Studio


    Tuesdays, January 21 - May 12

    Time: 6-9 pm

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

    Studio Facilitator: Liz Schults

    Location: 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 for $15. The 320 Clay Studio is available to past LAC clay class participants, people who have taken the Beginner Orientation, or experienced potters.


    • 22 Jan 2020
    • (MST)
    • 12 Feb 2020
    • (MST)
    • 4 sessions
    • Lander Art Center, 224 Main St.
    • 5
    Register

    After School Art Block 1: Observational Drawing

    Ages 6-8

    Wednesdays, January 22, 29, February 5, 12

    Time: 2:30 - 4:00 PM

    Cost $40

    Location: Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street

    Instructor: Alli Fitzmorris

    This series will be inspired by what we see around the class room and on walks. Alli Fitzmorris, scientific illustrator and artist in residence, will help students refine their drawings using our surroundings to fuel our creativity. 

    • 22 Jan 2020
    • (MST)
    • 13 May 2020
    • (MDT)
    • 16 sessions
    • Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street
    • 7
    Register


    After School Art Club: Complete Series

    Ages 6 - 8 

    Wednesdays, January 22 to May 13 (No class Spring Break, April 1)

    2:30 - 4 pm @ Lander Art Center

    Students will develop creative talents while making unique art pieces. The program is divided into 4 blocks.  Sign up for the whole series for $150 and save $20. Students can also sign up for individual blocks. 


    Block 1:  Observational Drawing with Alli Fitzmorris.  $40

    January 22, 29, February 5, 12


    Block 2:  Pottery with Liz Schultz. $50

    February 19, 26, March 4, 11


    Block 3: Paint & Collage Composition with Liz Shultz. $40

    March 18, 25, April 8, 15


    Block 4: Portrait Drawing with Alli Fitzmorris. $40

    April 22, 29, May 6, 13



    • 23 Jan 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (MST)
    • 320 Studio, 320 Main Street.
    • 6
    Register


    Mix & Match Woodburning

    Thursday, January 23

    Time: 6 - 9 pm

    Cost: $45

    Location: 320 Studio, 320 Main Street

    Instructor: Sam Rastatter

    Familiarize yourself with the tools of woodburning and basic techniques in this one evening introduction. We will have a variety of wood objects available including blocks, tree rounds, boxes, and more. This class will be part of the Adult Creative Series. 

     




    • 23 Jan 2020
    • (MST)
    • 09 Apr 2020
    • (MDT)
    • 3 sessions
    • 320 Studio, 320 Main Street
    • 15
    Register


    Adult Creative Series

    Woodburning- January 23, 6-9 pm

    Ceramic Stein Glazing- March 12, 6-9 pm

    Ikebana- April 9, 6-9 pm

    Location: 320 Studio

    Cost: $120 includes materials for all three classes

    Lander Art Center is launching a new adult creative series. Every season we will host three to four one evening workshops that will dive into on topic or medium in depth. These will be designed as a way to introduce students to a new art form and may generate interest in longer workshops on that topic in the future. Students can sign up for one or more of these classes individually or register for the whole series for $120 and save $15.  


    Mix & Match Woodburning

    Thursday, January 23, 6 - 9 pm 

    Instructor: Sam Rastatter

    Familiarize yourself with the tools of woodburning and basic techniques in this one evening introduction. We will have a variety of wood objects available including blocks, tree rounds, boxes, and more. 


    Ceramic Stein Glazing

    Thursday, March 12, 6 - 9 pm

    Instructor: Stacy Stebner

    Enjoy an evening with friends in our clay studio. A variety of pre-bisqued ceramic steins will be available to choose from. Glaze the stein in the colors of your choosing and enjoy a beverage in your new stein once it's been fired.  


    Ikebana

    Thursday, April 9, 6 - 9 pm

    Instructor: Maggie Bell

    Brighten up your home with a simple vase and flower arrangement. Maggie will teach students the art of Japanese flower arranging resulting in a simple and elegant decoration for your home. Vases will be available for purchase or you can bring your own. 



    • 05 Feb 2020
    • (MST)
    • 29 Apr 2020
    • (MDT)
    • 12 sessions
    • Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street
    Register


    LITTLES CLASS, ages 2-6

    We are combining Little Squirts and Little Picassos!

    Wednesdays, February 5 - April 29 (no class April 1, Spring Break)

    Time: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

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

    Location: LAC, 224 Main Street.

    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 Feb 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (MST)
    • 320 Studio, 320 Main Street.
    • 4
    Register


    Beginner Clay Orientation

    Wednesday, February 12

    Time: 6 - 9 pm

    Cost: $35 includes clay and instruction

    Instructor: Liz Schultz

    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.


    • 12 Feb 2020
    • 6:45 PM - 9:00 PM (MST)
    • Lander Art Center, 224 Main St.
    • 24
    Register

    Whet Palette Painting Social

    Wednesday, February 12

    Time: 6:45 - 9 pm

    Cost:  $35 per session   

    Instructor: Stacy Wells

    Location: Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street.

    Payment required at time of registration to reserve a seat

    Stacy's assistants work for tips so if you like your experience please tip accordingly

    Come to the Art Center for a fun evening of wine, painting and social time.  Make it a girls night, a date night, or connect with a family member.  Solo? Come meet new friends!  No talent or experience necessary, just come ready to paint!  Instructor Stacy Wells and assistants will guide you step-by step.  You will be amazed at your very own work of art. Your $35 dollar fee includes 2 glasses of wine, light appetizers and all painting supplies.  If you feel you need more to release your creative side feel free to BYOB or even bring your own food.

    Hurry and sign up!  These spaces wont last long.


    • 12 Mar 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (MDT)
    • 320 Studio, 320 Main Street.
    • 9
    Register


    Ceramic Stein Glazing

    Thursday, March 12

    Time: 6 - 9 pm

    Cost: $45

    Location: 320 Studio, 320 Main Street

    Instructor: Stacy Stebner

    Enjoy an evening with friends in our clay studio. A variety of pre-bisqued ceramic steins will be available to choose from. Glaze the stein in the colors of your choosing and enjoy a beverage in your new stein once it's been fired. This class will be part of the Adult Creative Series. 

     




    • 06 Apr 2020
    • 07 May 2020
    • 8 sessions
    • LAC 320 Studio, 320 Main Street
    • 8
    Register

    Clay Intensive with Shawna Pickinpaugh

    Mondays & Wednesdays, April 6, 8, 13, 15, 20 & 22 (week off for firing), May 4, 7

    Time: 6 - 8 pm

    Cost: $125

    Instructor: Shawna Pickinpaugh

    Location: 320 Studio, 320 Main Street.

    We are thrilled to be offering a clay class taught by local potter and former LVHS art teacher, Shawna Pickinpaugh.  Shawna's class is intended for students of all levels and experience.  The class will focus on wheel and hand building techniques, and decoration techniques.  Students will have the opportunity to try various methods in this 8 class intensive.  The last two classes will be devoted to glazing and firing work.  Cost includes clay, glaze materials and firing.


    • 08 Apr 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (MDT)
    • 320 Studio, 320 Main Street.
    • 5
    Register


    Beginner Clay Orientation

    Wednesday, April 8

    Time: 6 - 9 pm

    Cost: $35 includes clay and instruction

    Instructor: Liz Schultz

    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.


    • 09 Apr 2020
    • 30 Apr 2020
    • 4 sessions
    • LAC, 224 Main Street
    • 11
    Register

    Watercolors with Alli Fitzmorris

    Thursdays, April 9, 16, 23, 30

    Time: 6 - 8 pm 

    Cost: $65

    Instructor: Alli Fitzmorris

    Location: LAC, 224 Main Street

    Learn to paint with watercolors with artist in residence, Alli Fitzmorris.  Alli will guide you through introductory watercolor techniques as you create beautiful illustrations. Students will use micron pens to add detail and definition to their creations. This class is geared towards beginner and intermediate watercolor painters. 


    • 09 Apr 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (MDT)
    • 320 Studio, 320 Main Street.
    • 10
    Register


    Ikebana

    Thursday, April 9th

    Time: 6 - 9 pm

    Cost: $45

    Location: 320 Studio, 320 Main Street

    Instructor: Maggie Bell

    Brighten up your home with a simple vase and flower arrangement. Maggie will teach students the art of Japanese flower arranging resulting in a simple and elegant decoration for your home. Vases will be available for purchase or you can bring your own. This class will be part of the Adult Creative Series. 

     




Supported in part by a grant from the Wyoming Arts Council 

               


  


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