Open Tuesday-Thursday 10am-6pm, Friday-Saturday 10am-4pm
224 Main St., Lander, WY 82520 | Phone: (307) 332-5772
Summer 2019
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

    • 04 Jun 2019
    • (MDT)
    • 27 Aug 2019
    • (MDT)
    • 13 sessions
    • 320 Studio, 320 Main Street
    Register


    320 Clay Open Studio


    Tuesdays, June 4 - August 27

    Time: 6-9 pm

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

    Studio Facilitator: Sam Rastatter

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


    • 19 Jun 2019
    • (MDT)
    • 21 Aug 2019
    • (MDT)
    • 3 sessions
    • Lander Art Center, 224 Main St.
    Register

    Little Squirts, Ages 2 -3

    Wednesdays, June 19, July 17, August 21

    Time: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

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

    Location: LAC, 224 Main Street.

    Instructor: Nikole Wohlmacher

    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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    • 26 Jun 2019
    • (MDT)
    • 21 Aug 2019
    • (MDT)
    • 3 sessions
    • Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street
    Register

    Little Picassos, Ages 4-6

    Wednesdays, June 26, July 24, August 28

    Time: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

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

    Location: LAC, 224 Main Street.

    Instructor: Nikole Wohlmacher

    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.


    • 09 Jul 2019
    • 06 Aug 2019
    • 5 sessions
    • LAC, 224 Main Street
    • 2
    Register

    Design for Business

    Tuesdays, July 9, 16, 23, 30, August 6

    Time: 3 - 5 pm 

    Cost: $70

    Instructor: Eryn Pierce

    Location: Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street

    Join NOLS Art Director, Eryn Pierce, in this introduction to graphic design. Students will learn the principles of design, typography, and create their own poster. This class is well-suited for businesses creating their own advertising or aspiring graphic designers. Students will need to bring their own laptop with the design software of their choosing. 

    • 16 Jul 2019
    • 19 Jul 2019
    • 4 sessions
    • Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street
    • 8
    Register

    Make Some Waves, Ages 6-10

    Tuesday - Friday, July 16 - 19

    Ages 6-10, 10am - 12pm

    Location: Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street

    Instructor: Mari Heithoff

    Cost: $55

    Spend a week at the beach and get to know ocean plants and animals while fostering appreciation for this incredible and delicate ecosystem. This class will explore the depths of the ocean through a variety of art media and include instruction on light distortion, color blending, perspective, and impressionist techniques.

    • 17 Jul 2019
    • 07 Aug 2019
    • 4 sessions
    • Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street
    • 4
    Register

    Intro to Traditional Drawing

    Wednesday's, July 17, 24, 31, and August 7th

    Time: 6 - 7 pm 

    Cost: $50

    Instructor: Nick Thornburg

    Location: Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street

    A low-pressure introduction to the foundations of pencil drawing, this class will cover sketching, visual measurement and proportion as well as simple still life illustration techniques. Come and develop your drawing skills with out former artist-in-residence.


    • 22 Jul 2019
    • 6:45 PM - 9:00 PM (MDT)
    • Lander Art Center, 224 Main St.
    • 23
    Register

    Whet Palette Painting Social

    Monday, July 22nd

    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.


    • 30 Jul 2019
    • 02 Aug 2019
    • 4 sessions
    • Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street
    • 9
    Register

    Cartooning, Ages 9 and up

    Tuesday - Friday, July 30 - August 2

    Ages 9 and up, 1pm - 3pm

    Location: Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street

    Instructor: Nick Thornburg

    Cost: $50

    Join our former artist-in-residence, Nick Thornburg, for a no-fear introduction to cartooning. Students will learn beginner friendly cartooning concepts and develop basic drawing skills as they develop characters and stories.

    • 03 Aug 2019
    • 04 Aug 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street
    • 10
    Register

    Mosaics Workshop

    Saturday, August 3rd, 10am-4pm

    Sunday, August 4th, 10am-1pm

    Cost: $75

    Instructor: Patrick Cosner

    Location: Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street

    Beginners are welcome in this introductory class on mosaics. Patrick will assist students in choosing simple but elegant patterns. Each person will learn the process of creating mosaics from start to finish and walk away with one finished piece.

    • 06 Aug 2019
    • 09 Aug 2019
    • 4 sessions
    • Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street
    • 9
    Register

    Theatre Movement, Kindergarten - 2nd Grade

    Tuesday - Friday, August 6 - 9

    Kindergarten - 2nd Grade, 9am - 9:45am

    Location: Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street

    Instructor: Communal Pancake

    Cost: $45

    Become a character through creative movement, storytelling, and your imagination! Students will use their whole body, voice, and facial expressions to learn how to move like a monster, make people laugh by being a clown, save the world like a superhero, or have the poise of your favorite movie stars.

    • 06 Aug 2019
    • 09 Aug 2019
    • 4 sessions
    • Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street
    • 9
    Register

    Acting 101, 3rd - 5th Grade

    Tuesday - Friday, August 6 - 9

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

    Location: Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street

    Instructor: Communal Pancake

    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 Aug 2019
    • 09 Aug 2019
    • 4 sessions
    • Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street
    • 5
    Register

    Acting 101, 6th - 8th Grade

    Tuesday - Friday, August 6 - 9

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

    Location: Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street

    Instructor: Communal Pancake

    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 Aug 2019
    • 09 Aug 2019
    • 4 sessions
    • Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street
    • 1
    Register

    Stage Makeup Workshop, 5th - 8th Grade

    Tuesday - Friday, August 6 - 9

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

    Location: Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street

    Instructor: Communal Pancake

    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 Aug 2019
    • 09 Aug 2019
    • 4 sessions
    • Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street
    • 6
    Register

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

    Tuesday - Friday, August 6 - 9

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

    Location: Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street

    Instructor: Communal Pancake

    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. Rehearsal will work towards a performance at Riverfest on August 10th. Students participating in this class must also be registered for Acting 101.

    • 07 Aug 2019
    • 6:45 PM - 9:00 PM (MDT)
    • Lander Art Center, 224 Main St.
    • 24
    Register

    Whet Palette Painting Social

    Wednesday, August 7th

    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.


    • 13 Aug 2019
    • 16 Aug 2019
    • 4 sessions
    • Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street
    • 5
    Register

    Exhibition Extravaganza, Ages 8-12

    Tuesday - Friday, August 13 - 16

    Ages 8-12, 2pm - 5pm

    Location: Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street

    Instructor: Stacy Stebner

    Cost: $75

    Students will collaborate to create their own art exhibit that will culminate with an opening reception from 4:30-5:30 on Friday, August 16th. Each student will create a painting, a sculpture, an artist statement and title cards. The class will work together on a theme, title, poster, and one group project as they learn to curate their own art show.

Supported in part by a grant from the Wyoming Arts Council 

               


  


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