Open Tuesday - Thursday  10am-6pm, Friday - Saturday 10am-4pm
258 Main St., Lander, WY 82520 | Phone: (307) 332-5772
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2021

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


Covid-19 class policies and procedures

1. Masks are required for all participants for in-person classes.

2. Some classes will be available online for homebound students.

3. Class sizes will be limited to ease social distancing requirements.

4. Class participants will wash hands according to CDC protocols when entering the workspace. 

5. CDC posters on Covid-19 protocols are posted at Lander Art Center, as per Wyoming Department of Heath recommendations.

6. Social distancing markers are in place in both the LAC  in all workspaces. They are marked at 6 feet apart, students will use these markers when working in classes.

7. Hand sanitizer, Clorox wipes, and a limited number of disposable masks are available to students for use during classes.

8. Classroom space will be disinfected before and after meetings using EPA approved cleaners, as per WDH recommendations.

9. Current CDC, WDH, and protocols put in place by the Governor of Wyoming will be followed to the best of our ability. In the event that Covid-19 guidelines change and we have to cancel classes, all students will be notified and given a full refund in a timely matter. Please watch our website and emails for updates regarding Covid-19 polices.

**Further questions or recommendations for Covid-19 protocols in our classes can be directed to our education coordinator, Chrissy Pruett at education@landerartcenter or (307)-332-5772



Upcoming events

    • 19 Jan 2021
    • 3:30 PM (MST)
    • 11 May 2021
    • 5:00 PM (MDT)
    • Lander Art Center, 258 Main Street
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    Creative Minds Complete Series (9+) SPRING 2021

    Ages 9+

    Tuesdays, January 19- May 11 (no class, Spring Break March 30)

    3:30 - 5 pm @ Lander Art Center, 258 Main Street

    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:  Functional Art with Pamela Sipe.  $40

    January 19, 26, February 2,9


    Block 2:  Mixed Media with Pamela Sipe. $40

    February 16, 23, March 2, 9


    Block 3: Functional Sculpture with Pamela Sipe $40

    March  16, 23, (no class March 30, Spring break), April 6, 13


    Block 4: Clay Creations with Chrissy Pruett $50 (@320 Studio)

    April 20, 27, May 4, 11




    • 20 Jan 2021
    • 2:30 PM (MST)
    • 12 May 2021
    • 4:00 PM (MDT)
    • Lander Art Center, 258 Main Street
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    After School Art Club Complete Series SPRING 2021

    Ages 6-8

    Wednesdays, January 20 to May 12 (No class March 31, Spring break)

    2:30-4 pm @ Lander Art Center, 258 Main Street

    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:  Functional Art with Pamela Sipe $40

    January 20, 27 February 3, 10


    Block 2:  Mixed media art with Pamela Sipe. $40

    February 17, 24, March 3, 10


    Block 3: Functional Sculptures with Pamela Sipe  $40

    March 17, 24 (No Class March 31, Spring Break), April 7, 14


    Block 4: Clay Creations with Chrissy Pruett $50

    April 21, 28, May 5, 12



    • 20 Jan 2021
    • 4:30 PM (MST)
    • 12 May 2021
    • 5:30 PM (MDT)
    • Lander Art Center, 258 Main Street
    Register


    LITTLE PICASSOS, ages 4-6 

    Spring 2021


    Wednesdays, January 20-May 12

    Time: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

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

    Location: LAC, 258 Main Street

    Instructor:  Pamela Sipe and Chrissy Pruett

    Former elementary art teachers, Pamela Sipe and Chrissy Pruett will lead young artists in 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. 


    • 20 Apr 2021
    • (MDT)
    • 11 May 2021
    • (MDT)
    • 4 sessions
    • Lander Art Center, 258 Main Street
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    Creative Minds Block 4: Clay Creations

    Ages 9+

    Tuesdays, April 20,27, May 4, 11

    Time: 3:30 - 5:00 PM

    Cost $50

    Location: Lander Art Center, 258 Main Street

    Instructor: Chrissy Pruett

    Join former elementary art teacher, Chrissy Pruett to make wonderful pottery and creations from clay. Student artists will learn to work with clay and proper building techniques to create a variety of beautiful pieces.

    • 21 Apr 2021
    • (MDT)
    • 12 May 2021
    • (MDT)
    • 4 sessions
    • Lander Art Center, 258 Main Street
    • 5
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    After School Art Block 4: Pottery and clay creations

    Ages 6-8

    Wednesdays, April 21, 28, May 5, 12

    Time: 2:30 - 4:00 PM

    Cost $50

    Location: Lander Art Center, 258 Main Street

    Instructor: Chrissy Pruett

    In this block, students will learn to work with clay and proper clay building techniques. We will create with clay to make beautiful 3-D art pieces

    • 06 May 2021
    • (MDT)
    • 27 May 2021
    • (MDT)
    • 4 sessions
    • Lander Art Center, 258 Main Street
    • 2
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    Beginner's Basic Watercolor Painting

    Dates:Thursdays: May 6,13,20,27

    Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm

    Cost:  $60

    Instructor: Pamela Sipe

    Location: Lander Art Center (258 Main Street) 

    This is the ultimate class for beginners in watercolor painting, if you have always wanted to start watercolor painting, this is the class for you! In this class we will cover color mixing, different watercolor painting techniques (such as wet-on-wet and dry brush), mounting and stretching watercolor paper, using references both real life and photographs, and how to experiment with watercolors. This class will cover all forms of watercolor painting from direct painting (no drawing) to limited use of drawing as an apporoach to painting.

    Can't make the class at these times? No problem! You can register for our Basic Watercolor workshop (on Saturday, May 8)



    Have you always wanted to learn how to draw, but were nervous to start? This is the class for you! Art teacher Chrissy Pruett will guide students through basic drawing techniques. We will learn to draw from observation as we use different drawing tools and techniques.

    The best part of this class, is we are offering it both in person and virtually for those who wish to social distance!  The class will take place in-person and live stream over zoom for our online participants. If you participate online, you will be given a packet with supplies and a link to the class. The online portion will take place at the same time as the in-person class.

    • 08 May 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (MDT)
    • Lander Art Center, 258 Main Street
    • 5
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     Basic Watercolor Workshop

    Date:Saturday May 8

    Time: 9:00am- 4:00pm

    Cost:  $60

    Instructor: Pamela Sipe

    Location: Lander Art Center (258 Main Street) 

    This is the ultimate class for beginners in watercolor painting, if you have always wanted to start watercolor painting, this is the class for you! In this class we will cover color mixing, different watercolor painting techniques (such as wet-on-wet and dry brush), mounting and stretching watercolor paper, using references both real life and photographs, and how to experiment with watercolors. This class will cover all forms of watercolor painting from direct painting (no drawing) to limited use of drawing as an approach to painting.




    Have you always wanted to learn how to draw, but were nervous to start? This is the class for you! Art teacher Chrissy Pruett will guide students through basic drawing techniques. We will learn to draw from observation as we use different drawing tools and techniques.

    The best part of this class, is we are offering it both in person and virtually for those who wish to social distance!  The class will take place in-person and live stream over zoom for our online participants. If you participate online, you will be given a packet with supplies and a link to the class. The online portion will take place at the same time as the in-person class.

    • 07 Jun 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 11 Jun 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 5 sessions
    • Lander Art Center: 258 Main Street
    • 7
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    Wyoming Wildlife- Summer 2021 Ecology Camp

    Dates: Monday- Friday, June 7-11

    Time: 8:00am-3:00pm

    Ages: 9-13

    Location: Lander Art Center, 258 Main Street

    Fee: $75

    Instructor: Andrea Barbknecht, 

    Explore art and nature at the same time in this class co-led by Lander Art Center and Wyoming Wildlife Federation! Students will complete three art projects (photography, painting, sculpture) based on day trips to local ecosystems. We will also explore how art has influenced conservation. Class includes art supplies and includes hiking up to 1.5 miles per day.  This class is made possible through the Wyoming Humanities Council.

    ** This class includes time outdoors, hiking. Please make sure your student brings plenty of water, sun protection (hats, sunglasses, sunscreen, etc.), snacks and a sack lunch. Please bring a backpack to keep your things in as we will be out in the field much of the time.

    ** Students will be required to bring masks. It will be up to the teachers for each part of this class if the masks will be required.

    • 09 Jun 2021
    • (MDT)
    • 30 Jun 2021
    • (MDT)
    • 4 sessions
    • Lander Art Center, 258 Main Street
    • 4
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    STEAM Lab: Make art with Science

    Ages 7 and up

    Wednesdays, June 9,16,23,30

    Time: 3-4:30 PM

    Cost $50

    Location: Lander Art Center, 258 Main Street

    Instructor: Marnie Fusco

    Students will create art every week with a specific science-based theme. Who knew you could use biology, chemistry, and physics to make beautiful art? 

    Students will learn/discuss basic scientific concept's behind that week's work, then be encouraged to experiment- both scientifically and creatively- with the materials to make a piece of art. Projects include: pH indicator watercolor painting, marker chromatography, pendulum and gravity acrylic painting, and polymer science jewelry.

    • 28 Jun 2021
    • (MDT)
    • 30 Jun 2021
    • (MDT)
    • 3 sessions
    • Lander Art Center, 258 Main Street
    • 10
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    Fundamentals of Drawing Series 1: in-person

    June 28,29,30(Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday)

    Time: 6:30pm-8pm

    Cost: $35

    Location:Lander Art Center, 258 Main Street

    Instructor: Devon Frost

    Ages: 10-Adult

    Devon Frost will instruct students in basic and fundamental drawing techniques. Learn the elements and principles of design and composition techniques to create beautiful drawings.

    • 06 Jul 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 09 Jul 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 4 sessions
    • Lander Art Center, 258 Main Street
    • 10
    Register

    Actor's Lab: Stories of Our Time Performance, 5th - 8th Grade

    Tuesday - Friday, July 6 - 9

    5th - 8th grade, 2pm - 3:30pm

    Location: Lander Art Center, 258 Main Street

    Instructor: TBA

    Cost: $60

    From fairy tales and tall tales to everyday life stories, actors will perform a series of vignettes that are a culmination of their acting 101 practice. Students participating in this class must also be registered for Acting 101.

    • 06 Jul 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 09 Jul 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 4 sessions
    • Lander Art Center, 258 Main Street
    • 3
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    Stage Makeup Workshop, 5th - 8th Grade

    Tuesday - Friday, July 6 - 9

    5th - 8th grade, 1pm - 2pm

    Location: Lander Art Center, 258 Main Street

    Instructor: TBA

    Cost: $55

    Become anything or anyone you want in this class! If you love to play with color, design & texture, grab your brush for this makeup class. Bring a character to life by using shadowing, feathering, layering, and specialty techniques for scars and facial structures.

    • 06 Jul 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 09 Jul 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 4 sessions
    • Lander Art Center, 258 Main Street
    • 10
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    Acting 101, 6th - 8th Grade

    Tuesday - Friday, July 6 - 9

    6th - 8th grade, 11am - 12pm

    Location: Lander Art Center, 258 Main Street

    Instructor: TBA

    Cost: $45

    If you are interested in acting then this is the class for you. Let your creativity take flight and jump into the magical world of theater by building a character from scratch. Engage in a variety of skits, plays & more. Students will learn beginning techniques of acting; the art of projecting and changing your voice, simple body movements and even a few new accents.

    • 06 Jul 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 09 Jul 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 4 sessions
    • Lander Art Center, 258 Main Street
    • 10
    Register

    Acting 101, 3rd - 5th Grade

    Tuesday - Friday, July 6 - 9

    3rd - 5th grade, 10am - 10:45am

    Location: Lander Art Center, 258 Main Street

    Instructor: 

    Cost: $45

    If you are interested in acting then this is the class for you. Let your creativity take flight and jump into the magical world of theater by building a character from scratch. Engage in a variety of skits, plays & more. Students will learn beginning techniques of acting; the art of projecting and changing your voice, simple body movements and even a few new accents.

    • 12 Jul 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 16 Jul 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 5 sessions
    • Lander Art Center: 258 Main Street
    • 0
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     Magnificent Masterpieces Art Camp (students entering 3rd-4th grade)

    Dates: Monday- Friday, July 12-16

    Time: 9:00am-2:00pm

    Ages: entering 3rd-4th grade

    Location: Lander Art Center, 258 Main Street

    Fee: $100

    Instructor: Pamela Sipe and Chrissy Pruett

    A whole week of creative fun for students entering the 3rd-4th grades in the fall.  Students will draw, paint, sculpt and create prints in this art-filled camp. We will go over proper art making techniques to create magnificent masterpieces that students can take home to share with their family and friends.  Students must bring their own sack lunches, water bottles and attire suitable for the day’s weather as we will go outside. This camp is perfect for your students who love art!

    ** Students will be required to bring masks. It will be up to the teachers for each part of this class if the masks will be required.

    • 12 Jul 2021
    • (MDT)
    • 15 Jul 2021
    • (MDT)
    • 4 sessions
    • Lander Art Center, 258 Main Street
    • 10
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    Fundamentals of Drawing Series 2: in-person

    July 12,13,14,15 (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday)

    Time: 6:30pm-8pm

    Cost: $50

    Location:Lander Art Center, 258 Main Street

    Instructor: Devon Frost

    Ages: 10-Adult

    Devon Frost will instruct students in basic and fundamental drawing techniques. Learn the elements and principles of design and composition techniques to create beautiful drawings. Taking Fundamentals of Drawing 1 either online or in-person is helpful but not required to take this course.

    • 19 Jul 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 23 Jul 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 5 sessions
    • Lander Art Center: 258 Main Street
    • 7
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     Painting Picassos Creativity Camp (students entering 5th-8th grade)

    Dates: Monday- Friday, July 19-23

    Time: 9:00am-2:00pm

    Ages: entering 5th-8th grade

    Location: Lander Art Center, 258 Main Street

    Fee: $100

    Instructor: Pamela Sipe and Chrissy Pruett

    An immersive art experience for the true artist entering 5th-8th grade in the fall.  Students will draw, paint, sculpt and create prints. We will learn about famous artists, cultural influences in art, and proper artistic techniques.  Students will emulate master artists to create their own beautiful works of art.  This is an all day camp, students must bring their own sack lunch, waterbottles and attire suitable for the day’s weather.

    ** Students will be required to bring masks. It will be up to the teachers for each part of this class if the masks will be required.

Supported in part by a grant from the Wyoming Arts Council 

  

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258 Main St., Lander, WY 82520 | Phone: (307) 332-5772

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