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1st Time Potter

1st Time Potter

Adults / 14+

This class teaches throwing on the wheel. Weekly demonstrations focus on understanding the fundamentals of clay and gradually developing skills on the wheel. Students learn to make cylinders, bowls, plates, cups and altered forms. Glazing and surface decoration will also be taught.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SP-AAC015 03/30 - 05/18 FR 10:00AM - 12:00PM Meistrell, Adam $175.00 ($157.50) Class is Full
SP-AAC016 03/31 - 05/19 SA 10:30AM - 12:30PM Cho, Andrew $175.00 ($157.50) Class is Full
SP-AAC016WL 03/31 - 05/19 SA 10:30AM - 12:30PM Cho, Andrew $0.00 ($0.00) Enroll Now!
SU-AAC016 06/09 - 07/28 SA 10:30AM - 12:30PM Cho, Andrew $175.00 ($157.50) Enroll Now!
SU-AAC012 06/05 - 08/21 TU 5:00PM - 7:00PM Meistrell, Adam $245.00 ($220.50) Enroll Now!
SP-AAC012 03/27 - 05/15 TU 7:30PM - 9:30PM Martinez, Antonio $175.00 ($157.50) Class is Full
SU-AAC011 06/04 - 07/23 MO 7:30PM - 9:30PM Martinez, Antonio $175.00 ($157.50) Enroll Now!
Adult Ballet I

Adult Ballet I

Adults/9th Grade & Up / All Levels

For those with little to no experience.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-CDAB11 06/04 - 07/23 MO 6:30PM - 7:45PM Pickett, Shannon $106.00 ($95.40) Enroll Now!
WI-CDAB11 01/08 - 05/14 MO 7:45PM - 9:00PM DeYoung-Daniels, Hope $235.00 ($211.50) Enrollment Closed
Adult Ballet II

Adult Ballet II

Adults/9th Grade & Up / Beginner-Intermediate

For Students who have at least 1 years of prior ballet training.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
WI-CDAB14 01/11 - 05/17 TH 11:00AM - 12:15PM Comparato, Paige $226.00 ($203.40) Enrollment Closed
Adult Ballet II/III

Adult Ballet II/III

Adults/9th Grade & Up / All Levels

Adult Ballet II/III is for adults with prior ballet experience.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-CDAB233 06/06 - 07/25 WE 6:30PM - 8:00PM Comparato, Paige $108.00 ($97.20) Enroll Now!
Adult Ballet III

Adult Ballet III

Adults/9th Grade & Up / Intermediate

This is an intermediate-advanced level class.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
WI-CDAB234 01/11 - 05/17 TH 9:45AM - 11:00AM Comparato, Paige $249.00 ($224.10) Enrollment Closed
Adult Hip Hop

Adult Hip Hop

Adults/9th Grade & Up / All Levels

Learn how to bust a move! This funky class is a blast and will leave you smiling and dancing out the door.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-CDAHH3 06/06 - 07/25 WE 5:30PM - 6:30PM Duenas, Rauly $84.00 ($75.60) Enroll Now!
WI-CDAHH2 01/09 - 05/15 TU 6:00PM - 7:00PM Duenas, Rauly $226.00 ($203.40) Enrollment Closed
Adult Jazz

Adult Jazz

Teens & Adults

This class emphasizes classic jazz technique and stylized choreograpy. Those with or without prior experience are welcome!

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-CDAJ1 07/02 - 07/23 MO 7:00PM - 8:00PM Lenoir, Willie $48.00 ($43.20) Enroll Now!
WI-CDAJ4 01/11 - 05/17 TH 8:00PM - 9:00PM Ivy, Monika $226.00 ($203.40) Enrollment Closed
Adult Pilates

Adult Pilates

Adults/9th Grade & Up / All Levels

Strengthen your core and balance through mat exercises in order to create a lean, strong, and flexible body. Mats provided.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SP-CDAP13 03/21 - 05/09 WE 9:40AM - 10:30AM Sandefur, Ashley $120.00 ($108.00) Enroll Now!
Adult Tap

Adult Tap

Adults/9th Grade & Up / All Levels

Come learn the basics of tap and start making making some noise! From Fred Astaire to Savion Glover, this class will cover a wide range of rhythmic styles.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-CDAT14 06/07 - 06/28 TH 5:45PM - 6:45PM Harkrider, Donna Jo $48.00 ($43.20) Enroll Now!
WI-CDAT4 01/11 - 05/17 TH 8:00PM - 9:00PM Ims, Jeremy $226.00 ($203.40) Enrollment Closed
Adult Tap II

Adult Tap II

Adults/9th Grade & Up / All Levels

This is an intermediate class for those with previous tap experience.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-CDAT24 07/05 - 07/26 TH 5:45PM - 6:45PM Harkrider, Donna Jo $48.00 ($43.20) Enroll Now!
Afro-Latin Fusion

Afro-Latin Fusion

Adults/9th Grade & Up / All Levels

A summer favorite! Afro-Latin Fusion is an integration of West African dance, Afro-Cuban movements, and diverse vernacular dances of Latin America.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-CDAL3 06/06 - 07/25 WE 6:30PM - 7:30PM Lenoir, Willie $84.00 ($75.60) Enroll Now!
Ballet Fit

Ballet Fit

Teens & Adults

This class blends the beauty of ballet within a traditional fitness framework. Experience a full workout that includes cardio, strengthening and stretching exercises. Whether you are a beginner looking for a new workout or an advanced dancer wanting to build stamina, everyone will benefit from this unique workout.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-CDYBF4 06/07 - 07/26 TH 6:45PM - 7:45PM Pickett, Shannon $96.00 ($86.40) Enroll Now!
Ballet for Teens and Adults

Ballet for Teens and Adults

Teens & Adults

This class is specifically designed to introduce teens & adults to ballet technique. Geared towards more mature learners who may have little experience with dance but understand concepts and can work toward self-correction.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-CDAB6 06/09 - 06/30 SA 9:00AM - 10:15AM Crews, Cynthia $53.00 ($47.70) Enroll Now!
Beginning Drawing

Beginning Drawing

Adults / 14+

This class is for adults new or returning to drawing. This class will focus on skills to train the eye and hand to transfer imagery from the real world to the page. In-class activities offer techniques that pay attention to each student's area of strength and struggle. This class is open to beginners as well as all levels of experience.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SP-AAD012 03/26 - 05/14 MO 7:00PM - 8:30PM Bini, Ken $150.00 ($135.00) Class is Full
SU-AAD013 06/06 - 08/01 WE 7:00PM - 8:30PM Hearn, Sarah $150.00 ($135.00) Enroll Now!
Beginning Handbuilding

Beginning Handbuilding

Adults / 14 and Up

This course introduces students to the possibilities of paperclay in the ceramics studio. As a more forgiving material, students will have hands on experience in preparing paperclay, various construction methods as well as decoration techniques to create pieces. Demonstration will be given during the class, and discussion about contemporary ceramics examples.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SP-AAC023 03/28 - 05/16 WE 7:00PM - 9:00PM Xu, Shiyuan $175.00 ($157.50) Enroll Now!
Beginning Metalsmithing

Beginning Metalsmithing

Adults / 14+

Students will learn the basics of creating jewelry with sheet metal. We will do a pendant the first few classes that involves sawing, sanding, filing, soldering, and setting a stone. When that project is complete, students will be able to choose additional projects. Things like rings, earrings, pendants, bracelets, and small sculpture are all options to explore. Students may want to bring in small stones for first their first project. Copper and first stone provided, silver available for sale during class (expect first projects to cost $5-10 if working with silver).

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SP-AAJ014 03/27 - 05/15 TU 6:00PM - 8:00PM Kimbrough, Carly $175.00 ($157.50) Enroll Now!
SU-AAJ012 06/05 - 07/24 TU 7:00PM - 9:00PM Marable, Bailey $175.00 ($157.50) Enroll Now!
Beginning Printmaking

Beginning Printmaking

Adults / 14+

This course is designed to introduce students to a wide variety of printmaking processes. Students will explore traditional methods such as relief and intaglio; and also experiment with more contemporary methods. Methods covered may include but not be limited to; Relief, Monoprint, Intaglio, collagraph, Digital/Hybrid Combinations. This class is open to all levels of experience.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SP-AAT014 03/29 - 05/17 TH 5:00PM - 7:00PM Benedetti, Michael $175.00 ($157.50) Enroll Now!
SU-AAT011 06/04 - 07/23 MO 5:30PM - 7:30PM Torgerson, Tonja $175.00 ($157.50) Enroll Now!
Brews with a Fuse: glass fusing

Brews with a Fuse: glass fusing

21+

Do you love to melt things? Us too! Learn glass fusing basics and create small pendants, key chains, wine glass charms or coasters. Price is per couple.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SP-MNMJ21 05/21 - 05/21 MO 5:30PM - 7:30PM Wagner, Shanna $60.00 ($54.00) Class is Full
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Broadsides: Write & Screenprint Your Own

Adults / 14+

More than a protest poster or playbill, the modern broadside is a fresh way to integrate words with images to express yourself. In this class, we'll look at this new take on an old print tradition; then, we'll write and design original broadsides. Sessions include time to wordsmith and make images using both traditional and digital stencil methods. For a grand finish, we'll have an exhibition! Co-Taught with Mary Wharff

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAT034 06/07 - 07/26 TH 5:00PM - 7:00PM Benedetti, Michael $175.00 ($157.50) Enroll Now!
Building Structures

Building Structures

Adults / 14+

From organic life to architecture, and from mathematical theory to mechanical parts, structures exist in everything. This class explores this range of structural units and students will learn hand-building techniques to create ceramic sculptures with these structures.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAC022 06/05 - 07/24 TU 7:30PM - 9:30PM Xu, Shiyuan $175.00 ($157.50) Enroll Now!
Ceramic Sculpture with found objects

Ceramic Sculpture with found objects

Ages 14 - Adult

This is the usual open-ended sculpture class where anything goes, with a special option : instruction in ways to incorporate found objects into figurative sculpture (human or animal).

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SP-AAC032 03/27 - 05/15 TU 5:30PM - 7:30PM Doores, Jennifer $175.00 ($157.50) Enroll Now!
Ceramics Open Studio

Ceramics Open Studio

Adults / 14+

Open Studio is for advanced-level students who want to work independently. At least four ceramics classes at the Lawrence Arts Center are required before signing up for Open Studio. Fees include equipment use, firing, and basic glazes. Participants must provide their own clay. Unless posted otherwise, participants have open access to the studio during business hours; however, scheduled classes have studio right-of-way. Students must attend a mandatory meeting on Monday, June 4th, at 6:30 pm in the studio.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SP-AAC057 03/26 - 05/19 MO TU WE TH FR SA SU 9:00AM - 9:00PM Meistrell, Adam $210.00 ($189.00) Enroll Now!
SU-AAC050 06/04 - 08/24 MO TU WE TH FR SA SU 9:00AM - 9:00PM Meistrell, Adam $280.00 ($252.00) Enroll Now!
Ceramics Revolution

Ceramics Revolution

Adults / 14+

This class focuses on fresh, new and exciting approaches to ceramic sculpture and functional art. All skill levels are welcome. The only requirement is an openness to clay and a willingness to experiment with new ideas in ceramics.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SP-AAC024 03/29 - 05/17 TH 7:00PM - 9:00PM Rice, Hollie $175.00 ($157.50) Class is Full
SU-AAC024 06/07 - 07/26 TH 7:00PM - 9:00PM Rice, Hollie $175.00 ($157.50) Enroll Now!
Classical Chinese Dance for Adults

Classical Chinese Dance for Adults

Teens & Adults

Chinese Classical Dance incorporates diverse influences from folk dance, Chinese opera, martial arts and ballet to create a uniquely beautiful art. Along with learning the basic elements of Chinese Classical dance, students will be introduced Chinese minority group dances.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-CDACCD1 07/02 - 07/23 MO 6:00PM - 7:00PM Cai, Wanwan $48.00 ($43.20) Enroll Now!
Coloring Outside the Lines

Coloring Outside the Lines

2 - 3 years

Join us for some messy fun! This child/adult class is an excellent opportunity to get creative and explore the arts with your 2- or 3-year old. Play clothes are a must for both of you! Ages 2-3 years??

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SP-APC-3a 04/27 - 05/11 FR 9:30AM - 10:30AM Reimond, Linda $48.00 ($43.20) Class is Full
SP-APC-3b 04/27 - 05/11 FR 10:45AM - 11:45AM Reimond, Linda $48.00 ($43.20) Class is Full
Continuing Metals

Continuing Metals

Adults / 14+

This class is offered to returning metals students that have had at least one session in the metal's studio. Students will be able to work on their own project ideas and will have opportunities to explore cuttlefish casting, faceted stone setting, and cold connections.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAJ032 07/31 - 08/21 TU 7:00PM - 9:00PM Marable, Bailey $100.00 ($90.00) Enroll Now!
Darkroom Photography

Darkroom Photography

6th - 12th Grades

The first in a series of fashion design classes, learn the basics including sketching, sewing, draping, serging, patterning, and prototyping as you create wearable artwork. All skill levels are welcome as you work with a formally trained Fashion Design instructor!

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SP-AAH014 03/29 - 05/17 TH 7:00PM - 9:00PM Romanishin, Jason $175.00 ($157.50) Enrollment Closed
Drawing Stories

Drawing Stories

Ages 14 - Adult

This beginning-level class will use drawing and visual note-taking to explore place, experience, memory, and imagination towards storyboarding for comics or graphic novels.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SP-AAD021 03/26 - 05/14 MO 6:30PM - 8:30PM Jost, Lora $190.00 ($171.00) Enroll Now!
Drawn to Paint

Drawn to Paint

Adults / 14+

Do you Draw? Or do you Paint? This course explores how drawing and painting, often perceived as distinct media, are integrally related art forms. Students of all levels will work from still life and photographs, using traditional drawing tools (graphite, charcoal, pencil, etc.) to explore various ways of planning and developing images for oil paintings. This class focuses on the discovery process and skill building as the necessary foundation for aspiring artists working in any image based media.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAP012 06/05 - 07/24 TU 7:00PM - 9:00PM Titterington, David $175.00 ($157.50) Enroll Now!
Experimental Drawing

Experimental Drawing

Ages 14 - Adult

Explore your boundless imagination as creativity of mark making ignites and motivates students to use mediums and tools in new ways. Along with very large drawings, students will also accumulate miniature artworks each day. Try non-traditional methods to gain a new perspective on drawing!

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SP-AAD033 03/28 - 05/16 WE 7:00PM - 8:30PM Smith, Kent $155.00 ($139.50) Enrollment Closed
Freeform Knitting

Freeform Knitting

Adults / 14+

Do you love yarn but want to explore knitting forms beyond a pattern? Then this class is for you! You will learn how to let go of the knitting rules and make fun projects without a pattern using different yarns and unspun fibers to create beautiful organic looking items. They can be as funky and organic or as “reserved” as you like. We will explore the wonderful world of freeform knitting, modular knitting and mitered knitting using both yarn and unspun fibers.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAF012 06/05 - 07/24 TU 7:00PM - 9:00PM Bunkers, Traci $175.00 ($157.50) Enroll Now!
From Nature to Clay

From Nature to Clay

Ages 14 - Adult

Nature provides infinite inspirations for people to create artworks. This course focuses on turning natural elements into ceramic works. Students will explore forms, textures, surface and content based on natural elements to create either functional or sculptural pieces. Demonstration will be given during the class, and discussion about historical and contemporary ceramics examples.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SP-AAC021 03/26 - 05/14 MO 5:30PM - 7:30PM Xu, Shiyuan $175.00 ($157.50) Enroll Now!
Fundamentals of Oil Painting

Fundamentals of Oil Painting

Adults / 14+

This class will introduce the basics of painting with oil paints. Students will learn about the basic tools, chemistry, and control of the paint with fundamental exercises that are of value to beginning and experienced artists alike. Learn how to develop paintings incorporating lessons in composition, focus and color. Basic supplies will be provided. Note: A familiarity with drawing skills is recommended but not required.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SP-AAP026 03/31 - 05/19 SA 10:00AM - 12:00PM Bini, Ken $175.00 ($157.50) Enroll Now!
Handbuilt Function

Handbuilt Function

Adults / 14+

Learn how to design paper stencils to create and fold functional forms out of clay. The stencils will also be used to explore surface techniques.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAC023 06/06 - 08/22 WE 5:00PM - 7:00PM Meistrell, Adam $220.00 ($198.00) Enroll Now!
Illustration: Characters and Concepts

Illustration: Characters and Concepts

Adults / 14+

Bring life to the page! Join this class to create a cavalcade of creatures and cast of characters. We will explore new ways of idea development and drawing exercises as a means to prompt expressive and compelling imagery. All levels welcome.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAD023 07/11 - 08/22 WE 6:00PM - 8:00PM Smith, Kent $150.00 ($135.00) Enroll Now!
Improv Your Way Through Anything

Improv Your Way Through Anything

Adults

Need more fun in your life? Want a space where being silly is approved? Come play classic theatre and comedy tv games that tease your brain and challenge your spontaneity. Expand your comfort zone in a class that is the opposite of serious.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
WI-AAZ014 01/11 - 05/03 TH 6:00PM - 7:00PM Towle, Leah $220.00 ($198.00) Enrollment Closed
Inflatables

Inflatables

Adults / 14+

Learn plastic welding and inflation methods to create inflatable masterpieces of all sizes using supplies that you can regularly find in your home.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAX011 06/04 - 07/23 MO 5:00PM - 7:00PM Wills, Benjamin $175.00 ($157.50) Enroll Now!
Intaglio

Intaglio

Adults / 14+

Learn how to create elegant prints using this printmaking technique based on the same principles as engraving. This course will cover the basic and contemporary methods of intaglio style printmaking with an emphasis on green processes. The use of digital tools to create imagery will also be covered.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAT022 06/05 - 07/24 TU 5:30PM - 7:30PM Benedetti, Michael $175.00 ($157.50) Enroll Now!
Intro to Digital Photography

Intro to Digital Photography

Adults / 14+

Take better pictures, develop your photographic technique and learn more about your digital SLR in this beginning class that explores basic camera function, light, composition, and exposure.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SP-AAL011 03/26 - 05/14 MO 7:00PM - 9:00PM Dean, Ann $165.00 ($148.50) Class is Full
SU-AAL011 06/04 - 08/06 MO 7:00PM - 9:00PM Dean, Ann $190.00 ($171.00) Enroll Now!
Introduction to Painting

Introduction to Painting

Adults / 14 and Up

Learn the basics of painting from composition and color theory to paint application, and build familiarity with the medium of paint. The first day of class will address terms and needed materials and a look at the current exhibitions.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SP-AAP012 03/27 - 05/15 TU 7:30PM - 9:30PM Ridgway, Jeff $175.00 ($157.50) Enroll Now!
Irish Step Dance for Adults

Irish Step Dance for Adults

Teens & Adults

This upbeat class will introduce the basics of Irish Step Dance and some traditional beginning dances.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
Su-CDAISD1 06/04 - 06/25 MO 7:00PM - 8:00PM Stark, Annie $48.00 ($43.20) Enroll Now!
Jewelry Design

Jewelry Design

Adults / 14+

Learn techniques to make quality jewelry pieces working in copper, brass & sterling silver. Students will refine techniques such as sawing, filing, drilling, soldering, forming & stone setting. Each class will involve a new project, while allowing plenty of time to work on your own designs. Focus of the class will be on producing basic jewelry pieces- rings, chains, earrings & pendants. Materials will be available for purchase. Some basic understanding of metal work is helpful. Min 5/Max 14

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SP-AAJ023 03/28 - 05/16 WE 7:00PM - 9:00PM Sudlow, Rachael $210.00 ($189.00) Enroll Now!
SU-AAJ013 06/06 - 08/01 WE 7:00PM - 9:00PM Sudlow, Rachael $210.00 ($189.00) Enroll Now!
Keep Writing this Summer!

Keep Writing this Summer!

Adults / 14+

Put fun in your summer writing! Make your sentences sizzle. Take trips along the imagination highway. Play with forms and refresh your voice. Classes will include exercises and prompts to help you light up your writing and recharge your practice. For poets and writers.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAW021 06/04 - 07/09 MO 6:00PM - 8:00PM Wharff, Mary $120.00 ($108.00) Enroll Now!
Lawrence Dance Intensive: Summer Ballet 2018 (full)

Lawrence Dance Intensive: Summer Ballet 2018 (full)

Ages 11-21yrs / Intermediate-Advanced / At least two years prior dance experience

The Lawrence Dance Intensive provides regional dancers with professional dance instruction from world-class teachers and choreographers. This intensive is a partnership between the Kansas University Dance Department and the Lawrence Arts Center School of Dance, and is based on an interdisciplinary curriculum that focuses on preparing students for the demands of a professional career. It is a place where dancers develop their artistry!

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-DYLDIF 06/04 - 06/15 MO TU WE TH FR 9:00AM - 4:00PM Faculty, LAC $1500.00 ($1500.00) Enrollment Closed
SU-DYLDIFC 06/04 - 06/15 MO TU WE TH FR 9:00AM - 4:00PM Faculty, LAC $625.00 ($625.00) Enroll Now!
Lawrence Dance Intensive: Summer Ballet 2018 (half)

Lawrence Dance Intensive: Summer Ballet 2018 (half)

Ages 11-21yrs / Intermediate-Advanced / At least two years prior dance experience

The Lawrence Dance Intensive provides regional dancers with professional dance instruction from world-class teachers and choreographers. This intensive is a partnership between the Kansas University Dance Department and the Lawrence Arts Center School of Dance, and is based on an interdisciplinary curriculum that focuses on preparing students for the demands of a professional career. It is a place where dancers develop their artistry!

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-DYLDIH 06/04 - 06/08 MO TU WE TH FR 9:00AM - 2:30PM Faculty, LAC $375.00 ($375.00) Enroll Now!
Letterpress

Letterpress

Adults / 14 and Up

If you like the written word and making images, this class gives you a chance to combine the two. Tim O'Brien will teach how to design, set and print type to create stationery, business cards and broadsheets, or the student's own project.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SP-AAT024 03/29 - 05/17 TH 7:30PM - 9:30PM O'Brien, Tim $175.00 ($157.50) Enroll Now!
Letterpress & Relief Printing

Letterpress & Relief Printing

Adults / 14+

Explore our studios treasure-trove of type and learn how to set type by hand. This class will also cover how to do pressure and linoleum relief prints on our Vandercook.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAT024 06/07 - 08/23 TH 7:00PM - 9:00PM O'Brien, Tim $245.00 ($220.50) Enroll Now!
Life Drawing and Anatomy for the Artist

Life Drawing and Anatomy for the Artist

Adults / 18+

Students learn to draw the human figure working from a live model. Instructor will focus on developing skill in a variety of drawing media. Open to all levels. Students will need to purchase basic drawing supplies. Must be at least 18 to enroll. No photographic devices allowed.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SP-AAD024 03/29 - 05/17 TH 7:00PM - 9:30PM Ridgway, Jeff $210.00 ($189.00) Enroll Now!
SU-AAD024 06/07 - 08/23 TH 7:00PM - 9:30PM Ridgway, Jeff $280.00 ($252.00) Enroll Now!
Metals Open Studio

Metals Open Studio

Adults / 14+

Use this time to create your own work outside of a strict class style. An instructor will be on hand to help with technical guidance & have supplies available for purchase. Demos can be done on advanced techniques & tools. You must have prior metals experience to enroll.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SP-AAJ053 03/28 - 05/16 WE 5:30PM - 7:00PM Sudlow, Rachael $175.00 ($157.50) Enroll Now!
SU-AAJ033 06/06 - 08/22 WE 5:30PM - 7:00PM Sudlow, Rachael $225.00 ($202.50) Enroll Now!
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Monday Night Mixers: Brews with a Fuse

21+

Moonlight Mystery; make one of a kind and secretly cool fused glass pieces inspired by hot summer nights. Enroll as a couple, or bring a friend! Open to all skill levels. Drinks and supplies provided. Must be 21 or older. Price is cost per couple. Sign up for all mixers and get the member discount!

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAMM11 06/11 - 06/11 MO 5:30PM - 7:30PM Wagner, Shanna $60.00 ($54.00) Enroll Now!
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Monday Night Mixers: Lanterns and Libations

21+

Want to create a piece of work that will light up the room? Using templates and paper cutting techniques students will each leave this mixer with a one-of-a-kind paper lantern-complete with light! Enroll as a couple, or bring a friend! Open to all skill levels. Drinks and supplies provided. Must be 21 or older. Price is cost per couple. Sign up for all mixers and get the member discount!

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAMM12 07/09 - 07/09 MO 5:30PM - 7:30PM Kelly, Alicia $60.00 ($54.00) Enroll Now!
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Monday Night Mixers: Spirits and Sparklers

21+

Create unique and experimental drawings with the lightest touch of fire. Enroll as a couple, or bring a friend! Open to all skill levels. Drinks and supplies provided. Must be 21 or older. Price is cost per couple. Sign up for all mixers and get the member discount!

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAMM13 08/13 - 08/13 MO 5:30PM - 7:30PM Smith, Kent $60.00 ($54.00) Enroll Now!
Monoprint

Monoprint

Adults / 14+

Monotype is a printmaking process through which one-of-a-kind works are created by transferring ink from plate to paper through the use of a high-pressured etching press. We will explore different methods of image making utilizing this process while learning how to incorporate collage, drawing, chine collé, and other techniques to enhance the works. All experience levels encouraged to participate in this highly forgiving, flexible and personal process.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SP-AAT016 03/30 - 05/18 FR 10:00AM - 12:00PM Bullock, Eliza $175.00 ($157.50) Enroll Now!
Moods of Poetry

Moods of Poetry

Ages 14 - Adult

Celebrate Poetry Month with a workshop for veteran poets, beginners, and readers of poetry. Writing begins with a mood. This workshop explains how to fit the mysterious emotional energy to verse. Quick anger calls for short poems with short, tense lines. Nature poetry lends itself to rambling odes. Learn best practices and traditions from a master poet. Students will examine examples and write drafts in class. Optional sharing and critiques. The class includes the book Moods in Poetry: A Guidebook for Writers.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SP-AAW036 04/28 - 04/28 SA 1:00PM - 4:00PM Low, Denise $45.00 ($40.50) Enroll Now!
Mosaics

Mosaics

Adults / 14+

Beginning glass mosaic class where students can choose from a variety of projects and designs.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAJ016 06/09 - 07/14 SA 9:00AM - 11:00AM Wagner, Shanna $130.00 ($117.00) Enroll Now!
Open Model

Open Model

Adults / 18+

You will have the opportunity to draw from the model each week using your choice of media. The models will do quick gesture poses at the beginning of each session and then a longer pose for the group. This class is not for beginners. Enrollees must provide their own art supplies. Must be 18 to enroll. Photographic devices not allowed. Students who enroll in Life Drawing receive a 50% discount on Open Model class.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SP-AAD117 03/25 - 05/20 SU 1:00PM - 3:00PM Ridgway, Jeff $190.00 ($171.00) Enroll Now!
SU-AAD037 06/03 - 08/19 SU 1:00PM - 3:00PM Ridgway, Jeff $265.00 ($238.50) Enroll Now!
Open Studio: Oil Media w/ Louis

Open Studio: Oil Media w/ Louis

Adults / 14+

This open studio is for self-directed students and artists of all skill levels working with oil based media. All styles of painting and drawing are welcome. Lively discussions about the art world will likely occur! Louis will meet with students individually to offer guidance and occasionally give demonstrations. Open Studio students should bring their own materials.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SP-AAP032 03/27 - 05/15 TU 10:00AM - 12:00PM Copt, Louis $230.00 ($207.00) Enroll Now!
Open Studio: Water Media w/ Louis

Open Studio: Water Media w/ Louis

Ages 14 - Adult

This open studio is for self-directed students and artists of all skill levels working with water based media. All styles of painting and drawing are welcome. Lively discussions about the art world will likely occur! Louis will meet with students individually to offer guidance and occasionally give demonstrations. Open Studio students should bring their own materials.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SP-AAP031 03/26 - 05/14 MO 10:00AM - 12:00PM Copt, Louis $230.00 ($207.00) Enrollment Closed
Overglaze Painting

Overglaze Painting

Adults / 14+

You will learn the basics of ceramic overglaze painting and explore ideas for surface design and pattern in this 5-hour workshop. The workshop will meet 5-8pm on Tuesday May 22nd and 5-7pm on Wednesday May 23rd. Christy will give a free artist talk Wednesday night at 7pm about her research and experiences in China last year as a Fulbright Scholar.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAC032 05/22 - 05/23 TU WE 5:00PM - 8:00PM Wittmer, Christy $65.00 ($58.50) Enroll Now!
Painting Open Studio

Painting Open Studio

Adults / 14+

This open studio is for self-directed students and artists of all skill levels working with oil or water based media. All styles of painting and drawing are welcome. Lively discussions about the art world will likely occur! Stephen will meet with students individually to offer guidance and occasionally give demonstrations and along with the opportunity to work from a live model. Open Studio students should bring their own materials.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAP032 06/05 - 08/07 TU 5:00PM - 7:00PM Johnson, Stephen T $220.00 ($198.00) Enroll Now!
Papermaking with Local Plants

Papermaking with Local Plants

Adults / 14+

Learn how to collect, harvest, and process the plant fibers from your backyard to create sheets of handmade paper. Discover the beauty and unique properties of locally-sourced, personally-crafted paper. Create a supply of unique papers for writing, printmaking, and bookmaking.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAX013 06/06 - 08/15 WE 5:30PM - 7:30PM Torgerson, Tonja $205.00 ($184.50) Enroll Now!
Pop-up Paper Sculpture

Pop-up Paper Sculpture

Adults / 14 and Up

Experimenting with pop-up book structures and paper cutting processes, this class interlaces two paper based traditions into complimentary forms. Students will create pop-up structures and learn basic kirigami and paper cutting/folding traditions and techniques.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SP-AAX012 03/27 - 05/15 TU 6:30PM - 8:30PM Kelly, Alicia $175.00 ($157.50) Enroll Now!
Print to 3D

Print to 3D

Ages 14 - Adult

This course will focus on the creative process after material has been printed. Students will explore the potential of combining three dimensional construction and printmaking in order to create sculptural forms. Screenprinting and relief printmaking will be introduced and students will learn how these processes can be used to engage space using paper, cardboard, plywood, and found objects.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SP-AAT022 03/27 - 05/15 TU 5:30PM - 7:30PM Benedetti, Michael $175.00 ($157.50) Enroll Now!
Printmaking Open Studio

Printmaking Open Studio

Adults / 14+

This studio class is for experienced printmakers interested in working independently. At least four printmaking classes at the Lawrence Arts Center are required before signing up for Open Studio. Fee includes equipment use, solvents and tools. Participants must provide their own paper and inks. Participants have access during the times the studio is open, but the scheduled classes have the right-of-way. Students must attend a mandatory meeting at 5:30pm Monday, June 4th.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SP-AAT057 03/26 - 05/19 MO TU WE TH FR SA SU 9:00AM - 9:00PM Meistrell, Adam $210.00 ($189.00) Enroll Now!
SU-AAT050 06/04 - 08/24 MO TU WE TH FR SA SU 9:00AM - 9:00PM Meistrell, Adam $280.00 ($252.00) Enroll Now!
Relief Printing T-shirts & Textiles

Relief Printing T-shirts & Textiles

Adults / 14+

Learn to create bold relief-carved designs and print them on wearable textiles. Working with linoleum and permanent textile ink, this class will explore black-and-white image composition as well as techniques for developing and printing repeating patterns. Collaborative designs and sharing of blocks is encouraged.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAT026 06/23 - 06/23 SA 9:00AM - 5:00PM Lingscheit, Emmy $115.00 ($103.50) Enroll Now!
Returning Potter

Returning Potter

Adults / 14+

Refine your technique and achieve new goals. This class will review the basics then incorporate advanced work such as lidded vessels, pulled handles, and assembling separate components.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAC026 06/09 - 07/28 SA 1:30PM - 3:30PM Cho, Andrew $175.00 ($157.50) Enroll Now!
SP-AAC026 03/31 - 05/19 SA 2:30PM - 4:30PM Cho, Andrew $175.00 ($157.50) Enroll Now!
Sculpting Fabric

Sculpting Fabric

Adults / 14+

Gather together for an impromptu sewing circle and learn up to 12 different traditional and modern 3-d fabric manipulations. Basic sewing skills recommended, however most forms require minimal stitching and many even rely on hot glue. You will leave the workshop flush with the skills and samples to embellish and accessorize your home, your art and even yourself.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SP-AAX011 03/26 - 05/14 MO 6:30PM - 8:30PM MacKinnon, Liza $175.00 ($157.50) Enrollment Closed
Sewing Fundamentals

Sewing Fundamentals

Adults / 14+

In this class you will learn about textiles through feel and burn tests, sketch fashion outfits, create a pattern, cut, and sew your own garment. All skill levels welcome.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAF014 06/07 - 07/26 TH 5:00PM - 7:00PM Luben, Anne $175.00 ($157.50) Enroll Now!
SP-AAF012 03/29 - 05/17 TH 7:00PM - 9:00PM Stueve, Jill $175.00 ($157.50) Class is Full
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Social Media for Creatives

Adults / 14+

In addition allowing them to reach new people, social media has become a powerful tool for artists to engage meaningfully with their audiences in ways they were not able to previously online. This workshop will cover some of the common pitfalls as well as tips for using social media effectively. Approaches to Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and Tumblr will be discussed.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAA016 07/14 - 07/14 SA 1:00PM - 2:30PM Chin, Grace $15.00 ($13.50) Enroll Now!
Stained Glass

Stained Glass

Adults / 14 and Up

Stained glass is one of the most precious and revered mediums in the decorative arts. Explore fundamental stained glass techniques while creating a unique piece. Class is project focused: students will leave with a small stained glass window. No experience necessary.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SP-AAJ046 03/31 - 05/19 SA 9:00AM - 11:00AM Wagner, Shanna $175.00 ($157.50) Class is Full
Steamroller Relief Printmaking

Steamroller Relief Printmaking

Adults / 14+

Go Large. Students enrolled in this class will create large scale woodcuts. To conclude the 8 week session, students will meet on the street on the day of the Art Tougeau Parade, to print using a steamroller. Collaboration is encouraged. Team up with family and friends to create a colossal print.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SP-AAT021 03/26 - 05/14 MO 5:30PM - 7:30PM Torgerson, Tonja $190.00 ($171.00) Enroll Now!
Still Life in Clay

Still Life in Clay

Adults / 14+

Translate everyday objects into personal expressions by creating ceramic still lifes. Observations from life will take form with hand-building techniques. Textures, surfaces, and discussions of content will also be covered in this class.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAC031 06/04 - 07/23 MO 5:00PM - 7:00PM Xu, Shiyuan $175.00 ($157.50) Enroll Now!
Stop Motion Animation

Stop Motion Animation

Ages 14 - Adult

This class will explore stop techniques as students work collaboratively to produce a short animation.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SP-AAL013 03/28 - 05/16 WE 6:00PM - 8:00PM Hernandez, Olivia $165.00 ($148.50) Enrollment Closed
The Illustrated Textile

The Illustrated Textile

Adults / 14+

This course will introduce students to a variety of strategies for applying images to fabric. Through techniques of screenprinting, hand embroidery, embellishment, and machine stitching, the narrative potential of textile surfaces will be explored. Both the work of contemporary fiber artists and traditional techniques will be discussed alongside the development of personal printed and quilted constructions.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAF021 06/04 - 07/23 MO 5:00PM - 7:00PM Luben, Anne $175.00 ($157.50) Enroll Now!
Watercolor Fast & Loose

Watercolor Fast & Loose

Adults / 14 and Up

This course is for any painters who want to explore the expressive qualities of watercolor and build confidence with the medium. Each class period, John Hulsey will demonstrate either a basic or advanced technique necessary for you to create a small painting. We will concentrate on making beautiful paintings from loose, expressive strokes and colorful washes. *Please note, a list of additional supplies needed will be emailed upon enrollment in this class.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SP-AAP022 03/27 - 05/15 TU 5:00PM - 7:00PM Hulsey, John $210.00 ($189.00) Enroll Now!
Writing from Memory

Writing from Memory

Adults / 14+

We?ll explore some of the processes and techniques for examining the stories that live in your memory, organizing them, and giving them an appropriate presentation. We?ll spend a little time exploring the nature of memory and the purposes of writing out the contents of memory, but mostly, we?ll write as much as possible. We?ll share, but only so far as you are comfortable. We will keep in mind that your memory loves you, and it may tell you lies.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAW022 07/10 - 08/14 TU 5:30PM - 7:30PM Higginson, Charles $120.00 ($108.00) Enroll Now!
Writing Plot: What's Going On?

Writing Plot: What's Going On?

Ages 14 - Adult

A good story needs a good plot. True? True, at least most of the time. In this class, we'll explore conventional and innovative ways to use dreams, stakes, triggers and troubles to enliven your writing and engage your readers. Classes include discussion, writing and sharing (optional). Please bring your favorite writing tool(s).

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SP-AAW013 03/28 - 05/16 WE 6:00PM - 8:00PM Wharff, Mary $165.00 ($148.50) Enroll Now!