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

Scholarships are available for all classes. 

Download an application here: 

          • 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

    • 01 Oct 2019
    • (MDT)
    • 10 Dec 2019
    • (MST)
    • 11 sessions
    • 320 Studio, 320 Main Street

    320 Clay Open Studio

    Tuesdays, October 1 - December 10

    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 for $15. The 320 Clay Studio is available to past LAC clay class participants, people who have taken the Beginner Orientation, or experienced potters.

    • 08 Oct 2019
    • (MDT)
    • 10 Dec 2019
    • (MST)
    • 9 sessions
    • Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street
    • 4

    Creative Minds: Complete Series

    Ages 9+

    Tuesdays, October 8 to December 10 (No class Thanksgiving week, Nov. 26)

    3:30 - 5 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 for $130 and save $20. Students can also sign up for individual blocks. 

    Block 1:  Pottery with Liz Schultz.  $50

    October 8, 15, 22 

    Block 2:  Sculpture with Liz Schultz. $50

    October 29, November 5, 12 

    Block 3: TBA with Shannon Kelly. $50

    November 19, December 3, 10

    • 23 Oct 2019
    • (MDT)
    • 11 Dec 2019
    • (MST)
    • 8 sessions
    • Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street

    LITTLES CLASS, ages 2-6

    We are combining Little Squirts and Little Picassos!

    Wednesdays, October 23 - December 4

    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.

    • 19 Nov 2019
    • (MST)
    • 10 Dec 2019
    • (MST)
    • 3 sessions
    • Lander Art Center, 224 Main St.
    • 5

    Creative Minds Block 3: Mapmaking

    Ages 9+

    Tuesdays, November 19, December 3, 10

    Time: 3:30 - 5:00 PM

    Cost $50

    Location: Lander Art Center, 224 Main St.

    Instructor: Shannon Kelly

    Learn how to draw a map including a map key. Shannon is a skilled designer and screen printer and an excellent teacher. She gently encourages students to reach their full creative potential.

    • 10 Dec 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (MST)
    • 320 Studio, 320 Main Street.
    • 20

    Holiday Card Making

    Tuesday, December 10

    Time: 6 - 8 pm

    Cost: $15

    Location: 320 Studio, 320 Main Street

    Instructors: Liz Schultz

    Come enjoy friends, fun and wine while making beautiful holiday cards for friends and family. Card making techniques taught will include embossing and the use of felt to create festive imagery. Graphic designer, Liz Schultz, will show you tips and tricks to make a beautifully designed card. Drop-in or stay the whole evening. . All materials and instruction will be provided. 

    • 11 Dec 2019
    • 6:45 PM - 9:00 PM (MST)
    • Lander Art Center, 224 Main St.
    • 11

    Whet Palette Painting Social

    Wednesday, December 11

    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 Jan 2020
    • 10 Feb 2020
    • 5 sessions
    • Lander Art Center
    • 14

    Figure Drawing with Jenny Reeves Johnson

    Students will train their eyes, hands, and brain to work together to draw the human form from live studio models. Experienced students will gain from the experience and practice.  All levels welcome.  If you need supplies from the Art Center there will be an additional $15 fee.

    Time: 5:30-8:00pm

    Dates: Mondays January 13, 27, February 3, 10, 17

    Cost:  $85 supplies not included   $100 to include supplies

    Instructor: Jenny Reeves Johnson

    • 17 Jan 2020
    • (MST)
    • 14 Feb 2020
    • (MST)
    • 5 sessions
    • Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street
    • 10


    Join the Lander Art Center for this fun class for students ages 6-12!  Art Menagerie will explore different mediums each week including painting and pottery.  This class is designed specifically for home school students.  If there is enough interest and participation we will run a second class series later in the spring semester. 

    Instructors: Sam Rastatter & Stacy Stebner

    $50 per student
    • 06 Apr 2020
    • 07 May 2020
    • 8 sessions
    • LAC 320 Studio, 320 Main Street
    • 12

    Clay Intensive with Shawna Pickinpaugh

    Mondays & Wednesdays, April 6, 8, 13, 15, 20 & 22 (week off for firing), May 4, 7

    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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