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

    • 07 Jul 2020
    • (MDT)
    • 10 Jul 2020
    • (MDT)
    • 4 sessions
    • 320 Studio, 320 Main Street.
    • 0
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    Metalsmithing and Design: Ages 6-8

    Tuesday- Friday, July 7-10

    Time: 10am-12pm

    Cost: $65

    Location: 320 Studio, 320 Main Street

    Instructor: Lennie Poitras

    Join jeweler, Lennie Poitras, to make your own projects using metal, glass, polymer clay and found materials. Lennie will help students create unique designs and coach them through jewelry making techniques such as soldering and enameling.

     




    • 07 Jul 2020
    • (MDT)
    • 10 Jul 2020
    • (MDT)
    • 4 sessions
    • 320 Studio, 320 Main Street.
    • 0
    Join waitlist


    Metalsmithing and Design: Ages 9+

    Tuesday- Friday, July 7-10

    Time: 1 - 3pm

    Cost: $65

    Location: 320 Studio, 320 Main Street

    Instructor: Lennie Poitras

    Join jeweler, Lennie Poitras, to make your own projects using metal, glass, polymer clay and found materials. Lennie will help students create unique designs and coach them through jewelry making techniques such as soldering and enameling.

     




    • 07 Jul 2020
    • 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM (MDT)
    • Lander Art Center, 224 Main St.
    • 18
    Register

    Outdoor Whet Palette Painting Social

    Tuesday, July 7

    Time: 5 - 7:30 pm

    Cost:  $35 

    Instructor: Stacy Wells

    Location: City Park

    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 Lander City Park 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. 

    Hurry and sign up!  These spaces wont last long.


    • 20 Jul 2020
    • (EDT)
    • 23 Jul 2020
    • (EDT)
    • 4 sessions
    • 320 Studio, 320 Main Street
    • 6
    Register

    Clay Creations, Ages 6-8

    Monday - Thursday, July 20-23

    Ages 6-8, 10am - 12pm

    Location:320 Studio, 320 Main Street

    Instructor: Mike Ruehl

    Cost: $60

    Make interesting clay creations in this hands-on class! Students will use the wheel and hand-building techniques to create functional and sculptural clay pieces. The class will finish with students glazing their work with fun colors and designs.


    • 20 Jul 2020
    • (EDT)
    • 24 Jul 2020
    • (EDT)
    • 5 sessions
    • Sinks Canyon, Yurt 4 (Mon-Wed), Lander City Park (Thurs), 224 Main Street, LAC (Fri)
    • 8
    Registration is closed

    Eco-Exhibition Extravaganza: Entering 3rd-5th grade

    Monday - Friday, July 20-24

    Ages: Entering 3rd-5th Grade, 12:00pm-5pm

    Location: Mon-Wed-, Sinks Canyon State Park, Yurt 4; Thurs, Lander City Park -Fri, Lander Art Center: 224 Main St.

    Instructor: Various artist and scientists

    Cost: $75

    In this week-long camp students will work with artists and scientists to develop an educational art exhibition that will be on display at the Lander Art Center. They will explore the ecology of Sinks Canyon Monday-Wednesday (base at Yurt 4), will learn in City Park on Thursday and on Friday we will end the week at the Lander Art Center by developing their show and finalizing their artwork. The opening reception will be held at Lander Art Center on Friday, July 31 from 5:00PM-6:30PM.

    *Day 1 Geology: Monday, July 20, Sinks Canyon Yurt 4 (12pm-5pm)

    Students will learn about the geology of Sinks Canyon with local geologist and head of the Central Wyoming Climbers' Alliance, Lauren Heerschap. Students will then create a geology based science project with Maker Space 307 artist, Lorre Hoffman.

    *Day 2 Flora: Tuesday, July 21, Sinks Canyon Yurt 4 (12pm-5pm):

    Students will learn about the flora of the Sinks Canyon area from local artist and horticulturist, Lennie Poitras.  Lennie will then do an art project with students based on what they learned.

    *Day 3 Fauna: Wednesday July 22, Sinks Canyon Yurt 4 (12pm-5pm):

    Students will learn about the wild birds of Sinks Canyon from USFS bird expert, Jason Beason.  Local wild bird photographer, Day Scott will then teach students about photographing birds and their native habitats. Students are encouraged to bring binoculars, cell phones, tablets or digital cameras on this day. LAC will provide these things as well.

    *Day 4:River Habitat: Thursday July 23, Lander City Park (12pm-5pm)

    Students will learn about the insects and fish of the Popo Agie River from local angler and fish expert, George Hunker.  Students will learn about fly tying from George and create an art project inspired by what they learned.

    *Day 5: Gallery day: Friday July 24, Lander Art Center 224 Main Street (12pm-5pm):

    Students will meet at the Lander Art Center and will title and price their work and develop artist statements. Art Center staff will help students learn to properly hang artwork and will teach students to curate their own show. Students will be sent home with a special invitation containing details of the show's opening.


    **Students need to bring water, sun protection (hats, sunglasses, sunscreen), and snacks if they wish.


    • 20 Jul 2020
    • (EDT)
    • 23 Jul 2020
    • (EDT)
    • 4 sessions
    • 320 Studio, 320 Main Street
    • 4
    Register

    Clay Creations, Ages 9 and up

    Monday - Thursday, July 20-23

    Ages 9 and up, 1pm - 3pm

    Location:320 Studio, 320 Main Street

    Instructor: Mike Ruehl

    Cost: $60

    Make interesting clay creations in this hands-on class! Students will use the wheel and hand-building techniques to create functional and sculptural clay pieces. The class will finish with students glazing their work with fun colors and designs.


    • 23 Jul 2020
    • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM (MDT)
    • 224 Main Street, Lander Art Center
    • 10
    Register




    "Mommy and me" Stepping Stones

    Thursday, July 23

    Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm

    Cost: $15

    Location: 224 Main Street, Lander Art Center

    Instructor: Lennie Poitras

    Brighten up your garden with sweet memories of your littles. Create a garden stepping stone together with the imprint of your child's hand. Lennie will help you create beautiful concrete stepping stones and you can add your own artistic flair by putting in glass to form a mosaic. These memories will last a life time and the fun you will have together is priceless. Any ages of children are welcome, but must be accompanied by an adult.

     




    • 27 Jul 2020
    • (EDT)
    • 31 Jul 2020
    • (EDT)
    • 5 sessions
    • Sinks Canyon, Yurt 4 (Mon-Wed), Lander City Park (Thurs), Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street (Fri)
    • 12
    Registration is closed

    Eco-Exhibition Extravaganza: Entering 6th- 8th grade

    Monday - Friday, July 27-31

    Ages: Entering 6th-8th Grade, 12PM- 5PM

    Location: Mon-Thursday-, Sinks Canyon State Park, Yurt 4; Thurs- Lander City Park-Fri, Lander Art Center: 224 Main St.

    Instructor: Various Artists and Scientists

    Cost: $75

    In this week-long camp students will work with artists and scientists to develop an educational art exhibition that will be on display at the Lander Art Center. They will explore the ecology of Sinks Canyon Monday-Wednesday (base at Yurt 4), and will spend Thursday and Friday developing their show and finalizing their artwork. The opening reception will be held at Lander Art Center on Friday, July 31 from 5:00PM-6:30PM.

    Day 1 Geology: Monday, July 27, Sinks Canyon Yurt 4 (12pm-5pm)

    Students will learn about the geology of Sinks Canyon with local geologist and head of the Central Wyoming Climbers' Alliance, Lauren Heerschap. Students will then create a geology based science project with Maker Space 307 artist, Lorre Hoffman.


    Day 2 Flora: Tuesday, July 28, Sinks Canyon Yurt 4 (12pm-5pm):

    Students will learn about the flora of the Sinks Canyon area from local artist and horticulturist, Lennie Poitras.  Lennie will then do an art project with students based on what they learned.

    Day 3 Fauna: Wednesday July 29, Sinks Canyon Yurt 4 (12pm-5pm):

    Students will learn about the wild birds of Sinks Canyon from USFS bird expert, Jason.  Local wild bird photographer, Day Scott will then teach students about photographing birds and their native habitats. Students are encouraged to bring binoculars, cell phones, tablets or digital cameras on this day. LAC will provide these things as well.

    Day 4:River Habitat: Thursday July 30, Lander City Park (12pm-5pm)

    Students will learn about the insects and fish of the Popo Agie River from local angler and fish expert, George Hunker.  Students will learn about fly tying from George and create an art project inspired by what they learned.

    Day 5: Gallery day: Friday July 31, Lander Art Center 224 Main Street (12pm-5pm):

    Students will meet at the Lander Art Center and will title and price their work and develop artist statements. Art Center staff will help students learn to properly hang artwork and will teach students to curate their own show. Students will be sent home with a special invitation containing details of the show's opening.


    **Students need to bring water, sun protection (hats, sunglasses, sunscreen), and snacks if they wish.



    • 07 Sep 2020
    • (EDT)
    • 30 Sep 2020
    • (EDT)
    • 8 sessions
    • LAC 320 Studio, 320 Main Street
    • 0
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    Clay Intensive with Shawna Pickinpaugh

    Mondays & Wednesdays, September 7, 9, 14, 16, 21 & 23, 28,30. (Pick up pieces October 5th)

    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.


Supported in part by a grant from the Wyoming Arts Council 

               


  


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