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

Fall 2018
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

    • 19 Sep 2018
    • 05 Dec 2018
    • 5 sessions
    • 9
    Register

    Wednesdays: September 19; October 3, 17; November 7; December 5; 4:30-5:30 pm

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

    Instructor: Nickole Wohlmacher

    Location: LAC, 224 Maint Street

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

    • 25 Sep 2018
    • (MDT)
    • 11 Dec 2018
    • (MST)
    • Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street
    • 3
    Register

    Creative Minds Ages 9 and Up: Complete Series

    Ages 9 and Up 

    Tuesdays, September 25 to December 11 (NO Class November 20); 3:30 - 5pm @ Lander Art Center

    Students will develop creative talents while making unique art pieces. The program is divided into 3 blocks. Sign up for the whole series, September 25 - December 11 for $130 and save $20. Students can also sign up for individual blocks. 

    Block 1: Cartooning with Nick Thornburg

    September 25, October 2, 9, 16 

    Block 2: Mixed Media (Students will prep art to sell in their own booth at Art in the Afternoon on December 2) with Shannon Kelly

    October 23, 30 November 6, 13, 27

    Block 3: Holiday Projects (cards, gifts, decorations) with Sam Gale

    December 4 & 11


    • 25 Sep 2018
    • (MDT)
    • 16 Oct 2018
    • (MDT)
    • 4 sessions
    • LAC, 224 Main Street
    • 2
    Register

    Creative Minds Ages 9 and Up: Block 1 Cartooning

    Tuesdays, September 25; October 2, 9, 16

    Time: 3:30 - 5:00 PM

    Cost $50

    Location: LAC, 224 Main Street

    Instructor: Nick Thornburg

    Join our Artist in Residence, Nick Thornburg, for a no-fear introduction to cartooning. The students will learn beginner friendly cartooning concepts and develop basic drawing skills.

    • 25 Sep 2018
    • (MDT)
    • 11 Dec 2018
    • (MST)
    • 12 sessions
    • 320 Studio, 320 Main Street
    Register


    320 Clay Open Studio

    Tuesdays, September 25 - December 11

    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. Open to past LAC clay class participants/beginner orientation participants and experienced potters. 


    • 26 Sep 2018
    • (MDT)
    • 12 Dec 2018
    • (MST)
    • Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street
    • 2
    Register

    After School Art Club Ages 6-8: Complete Series

    Ages 6 - 8 

    Wednesdays, September 26 to December 12 (NO Class October 31 or November 21); 2:30 - 4 pm @ Lander Art Center

    Students will develop creative talents while making unique art pieces. The program is divided into 3 blocks. Sign up for the whole series, September 26 - December 12 for $130 and save $20. Students can also sign up for individual blocks. 

    Block 1: Pottery (handbuilding and wheel) with Liz Schultz

    September 26, October 3, 10, 17 (This class will be held at 320 Studio)

    Block 2: Mixed Media (Students will prep art to sell in their own booth at Art in the Afternoon on December 2) with Kami Deromedi

    October 24, November 7, 14, 28

    Block 3: Holiday Projects (cards, gifts, decorations) with Sam Gale

    December 5 & 12


    • 26 Sep 2018
    • (MDT)
    • 17 Oct 2018
    • (MDT)
    • 4 sessions
    • 320 Clay Studio
    • 4
    Register

    After School Art Club: Ages 6-8 Block 1 Pottery (handbuilding and wheel)

    Wednesdays, September 26; October 3, 10, 17

    Time: 2:30 - 4:00 PM

    Cost $60

    Location: 320 Studio

    Instructor: Liz Schultz

    In this class, students will learn how to use the equipment in the studio, and learn to handbuild creations and throw on the wheel. 

    • 26 Sep 2018
    • 17 Oct 2018
    • 4 sessions
    • Lander Art Center
    • 9
    Register

    Cartooning For Adults

    Wednesdays, September 26 - October 17, 6:00-8:00 pm

    Instructor: Nick Thornburg

    Location: LAC, 224 Main Street

    $50 fee includes all materials

    Join our Artist in Residence, Nick Thornburg, for this no-fear introduction to cartooning. In this class you will learn beginner friendly cartooning concepts and develop basic drawing skills. The Sequential Art class in October would be an excellent follow-up for those looking to go more in depth with this skill set.

    • 26 Sep 2018
    • (MDT)
    • 12 Dec 2018
    • (MST)
    • 6 sessions
    • Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street
    • 12
    Register

    Little Picassos, Ages 4-6

    Wednesdays: September 26; October 10, 24; November 14, 28; December 12

    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.


    • 27 Sep 2018
    • 6:45 PM - 9:00 PM (MDT)
    • Lander Art Center, 224 Main St.
    • 11
    Register

    Whet Palette Painting Social

    Thursday, September 27th

    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.


    • 11 Oct 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Studio 320, 320 Main Street
    • 13
    Register

    Art Fusion Party:Mosaic Tiles and other projects TBA

    Thursday October 11

    Instructor: Sam Gale

    Location: 320 Studio

    $35 (additional $5-$10 for extra projects)

    Come enjoy friends, fun and wine while making beautiful creations at Lander Art Center's 320 Studio. Each night features short, fun projects you can take home with you. Get inspired by new materials and get your creative juices flowing.

    • 16 Oct 2018
    • 30 Oct 2018
    • 3 sessions
    • Lander Art Center
    • 11
    Register

    Intro to Bookbinding

    Tuesdays, October 16-30 6-8pm

    Instructor: Hannah Dwyer

    Location: 320 Studios, 320 Main Street (Alley Entrance)

    $60 fee includes all materials

    This class will introduce students to basic bookbinding skills.  Each participant will have the opportunity to create two single section, hardcover journals.  The cover and spine will be made with a combination of cloth and paper, and students will add details and designs to create an interesting cover. 

    • 17 Oct 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Lander Art Center
    • 3
    Register

    320 Beginner Clay Orientation

    Wednesday October 17

    Instructor: Monika Andrews

    Location: 320 Clay Studio

    Cost: $25 

    Curious about clay? Want to make your own pottery? 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 you own creations.

    • 19 Oct 2018
    • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    • Eagle Bronze Foundry - 130 Poppy St, Lander, WY
    • 24
    Register

    Eagle Bronze Foundry Field Trip

    Friday October 19th, 9:30-10:30

    Location: LAC, 224 Main Street to Eagle Bronze Foundry

    Cost: FREE

    Join us for this fun field trip to tour Lander's very own foundry. Spots will be reserved for participants in the Beginner Sculpting class, and the remaining space will open to the public.

    • 23 Oct 2018
    • (MDT)
    • 27 Nov 2018
    • (MST)
    • 5 sessions
    • LAC, 224 Main Street
    • 12
    Register

    Creative Minds Ages 9 and Up: Block 2 Mixed Media

    Tuesdays, October 23, 30, November 6, 13, 27

    Time: 3:30 - 5:00 PM

    Cost $70

    Location: LAC, 224 Main Street

    Instructor: Shannon Kelly

    In the class students will prep art to sell in their own booth at Art in the Afternoon on December 2.

    • 24 Oct 2018
    • (MDT)
    • 28 Nov 2018
    • (MST)
    • 4 sessions
    • LAC, 224 Main Street
    • 12
    Register

    After School Art Club Ages 6-8: Block 2 Mixed Media

    Wednesdays, October 24, November 7, 14, 28

    Time: 2:30 - 4:00 PM

    Cost $60

    Location: LAC, 224 Main Street

    Instructor: Kami Deromedi

    In the class students will prep art to sell in their own booth at Art in the Afternoon on December 2.

    • 24 Oct 2018
    • 14 Nov 2018
    • 4 sessions
    • Lander Art Center
    • 9
    Register

    Sequential Art

    Wednesdays, October 24 - November 14

    Instructor: Nick Thornburg

    Location: LAC, 224 Main Street

    $50 fee includes all materials

    Sequential Art is the use of images deployed in a specific order for the purpose of graphic storytelling.  In this class you learn illustration and storytelling techniques to successfully create your own comic series or graphic novel 

    • 25 Oct 2018
    • 15 Nov 2018
    • 4 sessions
    • Lander Art Center
    • 3
    Register

    Encaustic Painting

    Thursdays, October 25 - November 15

    Instructor: Katie Stewart

    Location: 224 Main Street, Lander Art Center

    $75 fee includes all materials

    Encaustic painting is the process of using melted and pigmented beeswax to create exciting, luminous paintings.  This 4-lesson workshop covers the equipment needed, work space setup, creating a smooth surface with wax, adding layers of color between layers of wax, a variety of drawing transfers and working safely with your materials.  Students will develop confidence with the basic techniques of a new medium and walk away with a finished painting. 

    • 27 Oct 2018
    • 14 Nov 2018
    • 5 sessions
    • Lander Art Center
    • 11
    Register

    Beginner Sculpting

    Saturday, October 27 10am-5pm

    Sunday, October 28, 1pm-5pm

    Wednesdays, October 31 - November 14, 6-9pm

    Instructor: Steve Skelton

    Location: LAC, 224 Main Street

    $140 fee includes all materials

    In this exciting new class students will learn to sculpt an anatomically correct horse head from the inside out.  Steve will help beginner sculptors use easy geometric shapes to build up the layers of the sculpture.  Students are encouraged to join us for a tour of Lander's very own bronze foundry the week before class starts to get an idea of what you an do with your finished sculpture.

    • 06 Nov 2018
    • 04 Dec 2018
    • 4 sessions
    • Lander Art Center
    • 6
    Register

    Wildlife Painting

    Tuesdays, November 6, 13, 27, & December 4

    Instructor: Kami Deromedi

    Location: 224 Main Street, Lander Art Center

    $75 fee includes all materials

    Learn how to make your wildlife paintings come alive in this beginner friendly class that will develop your oil painting skills.  Kami will guide you through the process of choosing a reference image, building color and techniques for creating realistic animal portraits.  You won't want to miss this opportunity to enhance your painting skills!

    • 07 Nov 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Lander Art Center
    • 5
    Register

    320 Beginner Clay Orientation

    Wednesday November 7

    Instructor: Monika Andrews

    Location: 320 Clay Studio

    Cost: $25 

    Curious about clay? Want to make your own pottery? 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 you own creations.

    • 08 Nov 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Studio 320, 320 Main Street
    • 15
    Register

    Art Fusion Party: Projects TBA

    Thursday November 8

    Instructor: TBA

    Location: 320 Studio

    $35 (additional $5-$10 for extra projects)

    Come enjoy friends, fun and wine while making beautiful creations at Lander Art Center's 320 Studio. Each night features short, fun projects you can take home with you. Get inspired by new materials and get your creative juices flowing.

    • 04 Dec 2018
    • (MST)
    • 11 Dec 2018
    • (MST)
    • 2 sessions
    • LAC, 224 Main Street
    • 12
    Register

    Creative Minds Ages 9 and Up: Block 3 Holiday Projects

    Tuesdays, December 4 & 11

    Time: 3:30 - 5:00 PM

    Cost $30

    Location: LAC, 224 Main Street

    Instructor: Sam Gale

    Students will make a varity of holiday cards, gifts and decorations

    • 05 Dec 2018
    • (MST)
    • 12 Dec 2018
    • (MST)
    • 2 sessions
    • LAC, 224 Main Street
    • 12
    Register

    After School Art Club Ages 6-8: Block 3 Holiday Projects

    Wednesdays, December 5 & 12

    Time: 2:30 - 4:00 PM

    Cost $30

    Location: LAC, 224 Main Street

    Instructor: Sam Gale

    Students will make a varity of holiday cards, gifts and decorations

    • 13 Dec 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Studio 320, 320 Main Street
    • 15
    Register

    Art Fusion Party: Embossed Card Making and Felting

    Thursday December 13

    Instructor: Sam Gale and Shannon Kelly

    Location: 320 Studio

    $35 (additional $5-$10 for extra projects)

    Come enjoy friends, fun and wine while making beautiful creations at Lander Art Center's 320 Studio. Each night features short, fun projects you can take home with you. Get inspired by new materials and get your creative juices flowing.

Supported in part by a grant from the Wyoming Arts Council 

               


  


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