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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)
SU-AAC016 06/10 - 08/26 SA 10:30AM - 12:30PM Cho, Andrew $240.00 ($216.00) Enroll Now!
SU-AAC014 06/08 - 07/27 TH 5:00PM - 7:00PM Nansen, Tyler $170.00 ($153.00) Class is Full
SU-AAC012 06/06 - 08/22 TU 7:00PM - 9:00PM Goss, Neil $220.00 ($198.00) Class is Full
A Novel: After the First Draft

A Novel: After the First Draft

Ages 14 - Adult

Now that you've completed a first draft of your novel, learn a variety of revision techniques to polish it. Classes will include feedback on student manuscripts, discussion of genre, narrative arc, voice, and publishing trends.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAW024 06/08 - 07/27 TH 6:00PM - 8:00PM Greenwood, Bryn $155.00 ($139.50) Enroll Now!
Abstraction

Abstraction

Adults / 14+

In this class students will play with a variety of techniques and mediums to create abstract art. This course will concentrate on personalizing expression and building a system of decision making while creating. Students will explore drawing inspiration from the human figure, still life, nature, color and form. All levels welcome.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAP032 06/06 - 08/29 TU 5:00PM - 7:00PM Ricketts, Clinton $260.00 ($234.00) Enroll Now!
Adult Ballet I

Adult Ballet I

Adults / 9th Grade & Up

The adult dance program offers a variety of techniques for those experiencing dance for the first time as well as those who wish to continue a life-long interest in dance. Instructors specifically organize classes to emphasize progress over perfection and strive to inspire a joy of motion and expression.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-CDAB11 06/05 - 07/24 MO 7:00PM - 8:15PM Pickett, Shannon $108.00 ($97.20) Enroll Now!
Adult Ballet II/III

Adult Ballet II/III

Adults / 9th Grade & Up

Adult Ballet II is for students who are familiar with basic ballet technique.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-CDAB232 06/06 - 07/25 TU 6:45PM - 8:15PM Comparato, Paige $109.00 ($98.10) Enroll Now!
Adult Hip-Hop

Adult Hip-Hop

Adults/9th Grade & Up

It's not just for youth! This class is brand new for our adults who have style and enjoy grooving to the beat. Give it a try this summer!

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-CDAHH3 06/07 - 07/26 WE 5:30PM - 6:30PM Duenas, Rauly $92.00 ($82.80) Enroll Now!
Adult Jazz

Adult Jazz

Adults

This class will focus on fun and energetic jazz fundamentals. Covering isolations, turns, leaps and short choreography ... you will have a blast!

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-CDAJ4 07/06 - 07/27 TH 5:45PM - 6:45PM Thede, Vashti $48.00 ($43.20) Enroll Now!
Adult Tap

Adult Tap

Come take this up-beat class and make your own sounds. From Fred Astaire to Savion Glover, this class will cover a wide range of rhythm. This class is open to all talent levels.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-CDAT14 06/08 - 06/29 TH 5:45PM - 6:45PM Ivy, Monika $48.00 ($43.20) Enroll Now!
Afro-Latin Fusion

Afro-Latin Fusion

Adults/9th Grade & Up

This class is for anyone who loves to dance! This class combines the elements of energy, soul, and rhythm into a powerful experience.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-CDAL3 07/05 - 07/26 WE 6:30PM - 7:30PM Lenoir, Willie $48.00 ($43.20) Enroll Now!
Alterations 101

Alterations 101

Ages 14 - Adult

Fix it yourself! Learn basic alterations, such as, hemming, patching, darning, and taking garments in. Beginner to intermediate sewing level.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAF014 06/08 - 07/27 TH 7:00PM - 9:00PM Stueve, Jill $170.00 ($153.00) Class is Full
Alternative Materials in Jewelry

Alternative Materials in Jewelry

Ages 14 - Adult

Looking at contemporary art jewelry, one can see a variety of different materials used alongside metal. Come investigate the potential of everyday materials, celebrate the unconventional, and create unexpected jewelry pieces incorporating plastic, wood, ceramic and more. Some metalworking experience preferred, but not required.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AA94J36 07/08 - 07/09 SA SU 12:00PM - 4:00PM Richards, Cate $75.00 ($67.50) Enroll Now!
Bangles and Cuffs

Bangles and Cuffs

Ages 14 - Adult

Learn how to fabricate sterling silver bangle bracelets and a cuff bracelet in this one day workshop. Basic jewelry knowledge helpful but not necessary.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AA94J56 07/29 - 07/29 SA 12:00PM - 4:00PM Kimbrough, Carly $45.00 ($40.50) 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 areas of strength and struggle. This class is open to beginners as well as all levels of experience. Min 5/Max 12

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAD011 06/05 - 08/21 MO 5:00PM - 6:30PM Bini, Ken $200.00 ($180.00) Enroll Now!
Beginning Handbuilding

Beginning Handbuilding

Ages 14 - Adult

This class is focused on the true beginner. Students will learn basic building techniques through pinch pots, coiling and slab construction and transition into more advanced forming and surface decoration techniques. Returning and practiced ceramists are also welcome, and we can concentrate on personal projects.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAC011 06/05 - 07/24 MO 5:00PM - 7:00PM Slade, Carly $170.00 ($153.00) 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)
SU-AAJ012 06/06 - 08/29 TU 7:00PM - 9:00PM Marable, Bailey $240.00 ($216.00) 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 such as xerox and collage. Methods covered may include but not be limited to; Relief, Monotype, Intaglio, Lithography, Digital/Hybrid Combinations. This class is open to all levels of experience.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAT013 06/07 - 07/26 WE 5:30PM - 7:30PM Torgerson, Tonja $170.00 ($153.00) 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.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAC050 06/05 - 08/26 MO TU WE TH FR SA SU 9:00AM - 9:00PM Nansen, Tyler $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)
SU-AAC024 06/08 - 07/27 TH 7:00PM - 9:00PM Rice, Hollie $170.00 ($153.00) Enroll Now!
Continuing Metals

Continuing Metals

Ages 14 - Adult

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 06/06 - 08/29 TU 5:00PM - 7:00PM Marable, Bailey $240.00 ($216.00) Enrollment Closed
Darkroom Photography

Darkroom Photography

Adults / 14+

Explore film photography in this hands on class that combines art, technology, history, and science. Students will learn the basics of 35mm photography including composition and camera mechanics, film development, and darkroom printing. Film, chemicals, and paper provided. Students may need their own 35mm camera, but the LAC does have some, so inquire when enrolling. You will walk away with several of your own prints!

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAH024 06/08 - 08/24 TH 7:00PM - 9:00PM Romanishin, Jason $240.00 ($216.00) Enrollment Closed
Flamenco for Adults

Flamenco for Adults

Adults/9th Grade & Up

Join the University of Kansas' Professor Chair of Dance, Michelle Heffner Hayes, for a special summer sesson of flamenco dance! Open to all levels. Skirts will be provided as needed.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-CDAF3 06/07 - 06/28 WE 6:30PM - 7:30PM Heffner-Hayes, Michelle $48.00 ($43.20) Enroll Now!
Freeform Knitting

Freeform Knitting

Ages 14 - Adult

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-AAF011 06/05 - 07/24 MO 7:00PM - 9:00PM Bunkers, Traci $170.00 ($153.00) Enrollment Closed
Freestyle Letterpress

Freestyle Letterpress

Ages 14 - Adult

Dive into free form typesetting. Explore a range of improvisational layouts with type, linoleum, photoengravings, and wooden blocks. Take these colorful compositions to the next dimension with simple folds, cuts, and construction. This class will be highly collaborative.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAT024 06/08 - 08/24 TH 7:00PM - 9:00PM O'Brien, Tim $240.00 ($216.00) Enroll Now!
Fundamentals of Oil Painting

Fundamentals of Oil Painting

Ages 14 - Adult

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)
SU-AAP011 06/05 - 08/21 MO 7:00PM - 9:00PM Bini, Ken $240.00 ($216.00) Enroll Now!
Handbuilding Potter

Handbuilding Potter

Adults / 14+

This class is perfect for the ceramist who loves the wheel and handbuilding. We will take on projects utilizing slabs, press molds, sculpting, coil-building, and wheel throwing resulting in attaching multiple components to create unique, cohesive works of ceramic art. Wheel throwing experience suggested.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAC023 06/07 - 08/23 WE 7:00PM - 9:00PM Goss, Neil $240.00 ($216.00) Enrollment Closed
Intro to Digital Photography

Intro to Digital Photography

Adults / 14+

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

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAL011 06/05 - 07/24 MO 7:00PM - 9:00PM Dean, Ann $160.00 ($144.00) Enroll Now!
Introduction to Painting

Introduction to Painting

Adults / 14+

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. Min 5/Max 10

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAP022 06/06 - 08/29 TU 7:30PM - 9:30PM Romanishin, Jason $240.00 ($216.00) 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.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAJ013 06/07 - 07/26 WE 7:00PM - 9:00PM Sudlow, Rachael $205.00 ($184.50) Enroll Now!
Kaw River Canoe Workshop

Kaw River Canoe Workshop

Children Under 13, please enroll with an Adult

The experience of constructing and launching a canoe of your own making becomes accessible to those with little to no construction skill. Through an innovative design and construction process developed by KU Industrial Design Associate Professor, Tom Huang, students of all ages and experience will be guided in a team effort that involves harvesting local bamboo and recycled plastic grocery bags to construct a fleet of canoes. During this course, we will create a fleet and complete our adventure in a short excursion down the Kaw River. Let the power and beauty of boats and journeys spark your imagination and creativity, bring your inner adventurer. Ages 8 – 80 welcome. (Children under 13, please enroll with a parent or guardian) This class will meet in the Large Gallery at the Lawrence Arts Center July 5th, and at the University of Kansas starting July 12th.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAKUC1 06/19 - 08/07 MO 6:00PM - 8:00PM Huang, Thomas $200.00 ($180.00) Class is Full
Kaw-tography

Kaw-tography

Ages 14 - Adult

Set out on an art adventure! Explore new methods of thinking and discover new tools for your own creative practice. In this class, students will join instructors Kent Smith and Matthew Lord in creating a collaborative artist-book mapping the magic and lore of the Kansas River. Students will push and develop the works through game play, research, idea generation and exploration of media. Participating artists will use environmental, historical and personal narratives to weave interlocking stories resulting in the penultimate volume that will serve to celebrate the mighty Kaw River watershed.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAK013 06/07 - 08/09 WE 6:00PM - 8:00PM Smith, Kent $240.00 ($216.00) 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)
SU-AAD024 06/08 - 08/24 TH 7:00PM - 10:00PM Ridgway, Jeff $310.00 ($270.00) Enroll Now!
Making Miniatures

Making Miniatures

Ages 14 - Adult

Is there a certain building that has always tickled your fancy? Well now you can have it all to yourself. In this class we will create tiny scale models of buildings out of clay. Previous experience working with clay is encouraged.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAC033 06/07 - 07/26 WE 5:00PM - 7:00PM Slade, Carly $170.00 ($153.00) Enroll Now!
Metals Open Studio

Metals Open Studio

Adults / 14+

Use this time to create your own work outside of a rigid 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)
SU-AAJ033 06/07 - 07/26 WE 5:30PM - 7:00PM Sudlow, Rachael $175.00 ($157.50) Enrollment Closed
Mixed Media Printmaking

Mixed Media Printmaking

Ages 14 - Adult

This course will cover a range of image-making techniques with an emphasis on printing. Students will begin with a foundation in a relief or collagraph matrix and from there build dense works of art utilizing monoprinting, painting, collage, found objects/images, fabric, embossment and more.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAT032 06/06 - 07/25 TU 5:30PM - 7:30PM Jones, Tressa $150.00 ($135.00) Class is Full
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-AAJ026 06/10 - 07/01 SA 12:00PM - 2:00PM Wagner, Shanna $95.00 ($85.50) Class is Full
Narrative Surfaces

Narrative Surfaces

Ages 14 - Adult

From cave paintings to webcomics, telling a story with images has always been a part of us. We will study the works of graphic storytellers past as we create our own narrative ceramics.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAC026 06/10 - 08/26 SA 1:30PM - 3:30PM Cho, Andrew $240.00 ($216.00) 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)
SU-AAD037 06/04 - 08/20 SU 1:00PM - 3:00PM Ridgway, Jeff $260.00 ($234.00) Enroll Now!
Papermaking

Papermaking

Ages 14 - Adult

Learn the tools and techniques of western papermaking. Participants will be taught about the history of paper, the types of paper suitable for different purposes, and how to pull their own sheets. Techniques like dispersions, shaped sheets and inclusions will be covered, with an opportunity for you to bring in your own found materials to experiment with. Open to all experience levels.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAX014 06/08 - 08/10 TH 5:00PM - 7:00PM Torgerson, Tonja $205.00 ($184.50) Enroll Now!
Pop-up Paper Sculpture

Pop-up Paper Sculpture

Ages 14 - Adult

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)
SU-AAX011 06/05 - 07/24 MO 6:30PM - 8:30PM Kelly, Alicia $170.00 ($153.00) Enroll Now!
Pottery Plus One

Pottery Plus One

Ages 14 - Adult

Bring your sweetheart and learn to throw on the potter's wheel. Select one of the pots you make and the Arts Center’s staff will glaze and fire it. Open to all skill levels. Enroll as a couple. Couple will receive an email when their pots are finised and ready to pick up.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AA94C45 07/21 - 07/21 FR 6:00PM - 8:00PM Van Wagoner, Rachel $50.00 ($45.00) 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.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAT050 06/05 - 08/26 MO TU WE TH FR SA SU 9:00AM - 9:00PM Torgerson, Tonja $280.00 ($252.00) Enroll Now!
Relief

Relief

Adults / 14+

A class designed to familiarize students with planographic printmaking as a means of image creation. Students will begin by exploring the relationship between positive and negative lines in linocuts. The class will expand from there to include multi-block prints and as well as the creation of monoprints.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAT011 06/05 - 07/24 MO 5:30PM - 7:30PM Jones, Tressa $170.00 ($153.00) Enroll Now!
Screenprinting

Screenprinting

Adults / 14+

Screenprinting (serigraphy) is a printmaking method of complex stencils made most famous by the artist Andy Warhol. This course is designed to introduce students to the fundamentals and technical principles of a variety of serigraphic processes. Students will explore traditional and contemporary methods such as: drawing fluid and screen filler, paper stencils, and photomechanical reproductions such as photo emulsion and rubylith. Open to beginning and advanced students. Min 5/Max 8

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAT022 06/06 - 08/01 TU 5:30PM - 7:30PM Kay, Leslie $170.00 ($153.00) Enroll Now!
Sculptural Synthesis

Sculptural Synthesis

Ages 14 - Adult

Together we will build and gather ceramic molds with the aim of creating complex sculptural collages from everyday objects. Experience working with clay is encouraged.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AAC032 06/06 - 08/22 TU 5:00PM - 7:00PM Doores, Jennifer $220.00 ($198.00) Enrollment Closed
Stained Glass

Stained Glass

Adults / 14+

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)
SU-AAJ016 06/10 - 07/29 SA 9:00AM - 11:00AM Wagner, Shanna $170.00 ($153.00) Enroll Now!
The Botanical Photo

The Botanical Photo

Ages 14 - Adult

Use your camera to capture the ephemeral beauty of your garden. This workshop will explore how to take expert photos of plants in straightforward to abstract ways.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-AA94H26 06/24 - 06/25 SA SU 9:00AM - 12:00PM Guthrie, Diane $65.00 ($58.50) Enroll Now!
Zumba Dance Fitness

Zumba Dance Fitness

Adults/9th Grade & Up

Ditch the workout and join the party! Come Dance, Shout, Smile and Sweat. This Zumba Dance-Fitness class will have you dancing and burning calories to Latin and World rhythms!

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
SU-CDAZ5 06/09 - 07/28 FR 6:00PM - 7:00PM Duenas, Rauly $96.00 ($86.40) Enroll Now!