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

2020


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


Covid-19 class policies and procedures

1. Masks are required for all participants for in-person classes.

2. Some classes will be available online for homebound students.

3. Class sizes will be limited to ease social distancing requirements.

4. Class participants will wash hands according to CDC protocols when entering the workspace. 

5. CDC posters on Covid-19 protocols are posted at both 320 studio and Lander Art Center, as per Wyoming Department of Heath recommendations.

6. Social distancing markers are in place in both the LAC and 320 studio in all workspaces. They are marked at 6 feet apart, students will use these markers when working in classes.

7. Hand sanitizer, Clorox wipes, and a limited number of disposable masks are available to students for use during classes.

8. Classroom space will be disinfected before and after meetings using EPA approved cleaners, as per WDH recommendations.

9. Current CDC, WDH, and protocols put in place by the Governor of Wyoming will be followed to the best of our ability. In the event that Covid-19 guidelines change and we have to cancel classes, all students will be notified and given a full refund in a timely matter. Please watch our website and emails for updates regarding Covid-19 polices.

**Further questions or recommendations for Covid-19 can be directed to our education coordinator, Chrissy Pruett at education.landerartcenter@gmail.com or (307)-332-5772



Upcoming events

    • 15 Sep 2020
    • 3:30 PM (MDT)
    • 08 Dec 2020
    • 5:00 PM (MST)
    • Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street
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    Creative Minds: Complete Series

    Ages 9+

    Tuesdays, September 15- December 8 (No class November 24, Thanksgiving Break)

    3:30 - 5 pm @ Lander Art Center

    Students will develop creative talents while making unique art pieces. The program is divided into 4 blocks.  Sign up for the whole series for $100 and save $20. Students can also sign up for individual blocks. 


    Block 1:  Drawing with Alli Fitzmorris.  $40

    September 15,22,29 and October 6


    Block 2:  Painting and Collage with Pamela Sipe. $40

    ** note: the instructor for this block has requested that the class go from 3:30-5:30

    October 13,20,27, November 3


    Block 3: Watercolor Painting and color mixing with Alli Fitzmorris $40

    November 10,17 (No class November 24, Thanksgiving break) and December 1,8




    • 15 Sep 2020
    • 6:00 PM (MDT)
    • 08 Dec 2020
    • 9:00 PM (MST)
    • 320 Studio, 320 Main Street
    Register




    320 Clay Open Studio


    Tuesdays, September 15- December 8 (no open studio Thanksgiving week)

    Time: 6-9 pm

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

    Studio Facilitator: Chrissy Pruett

    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.


    • 16 Sep 2020
    • 2:30 PM (MDT)
    • 09 Dec 2020
    • 4:00 PM (MST)
    • Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street
    • 3
    Register


    After School Art Club: Complete Series

    Ages 6-8

    Wednesdays, September 16 to December 9 (No class Thanksgiving week, Nov. 25)

    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 for $100 and save $20. Students can also sign up for individual blocks. 


    Block 1:  Painting with Carolina Jamarillio  $40

    September 16,23,30, October 6


    Block 2:  Painting and Collage with Pamela Sipe. $40

    October 14,21,28, November 4


    Block 3: Art of Australia with Chrissy Pruett. $50

    November 11, 18 (No Class November 25, Thanksgiving Break), December 2,9



    • 16 Sep 2020
    • 4:30 PM (MDT)
    • 09 Dec 2020
    • 5:30 PM (MST)
    • Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street
    Register


    LITTLE PICASSOS, ages 4-6


    Wednesdays, September 16 - December 9 (no class November 25, Thanksgiving Break)

    Time: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

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

    Location: LAC, 224 Main Street.

    Instructor: Chrissy Pruett

    Former elementary art teacher, Chrissy Pruett will lead young artists in 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. 


    • 08 Oct 2020
    • (EDT)
    • 05 Nov 2020
    • (EST)
    • 5 sessions
    • LAC, 224 Main Street
    • 4
    Register

    Observational Drawing with Alli Fitzmorris

    Cost: $35

    Instructor: Alli Fitzmorris

    Location: Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street

    Thursdays October 8, 15, 22, 29, November 5

    6:00 pm- 8:00 pm

    Learn to draw from observation with artist in residence, Alli Fitzmorris.  Alli will guide you through introductory drawing techniques as you create draw from observation. Students will be introduced to drawing and guided to create beautiful artwork.

    • 13 Oct 2020
    • (MDT)
    • 03 Nov 2020
    • (MST)
    • 4 sessions
    • Lander Art Center, 224 Main St.
    • 3
    Register




    Creative Minds Block 2: Painting and collage

    Ages 9+

    Tuesdays, October 13, 20, 27, and November 3

    Time: 3:30 - 5:30 PM

    Cost $40

    Location: Lander Art Center

    Instructor: Pamela Sipe

    This block will focus on several painting and collage techniques. Expert collage artist and retired art teacher, Pamela Sipe will guide students in creating beautiful collage art work.

    Note: the instructor has indicated that this block will be 2 hours long, verses the regular 1.5 hours. Please plan to pick up your child at 5:30 on these dates.

    • 14 Oct 2020
    • (MDT)
    • 04 Nov 2020
    • (MST)
    • 4 sessions
    • Lander Art Center, 224 Main St.
    • 2
    Register

    After School Art Block 2: Paint & Collage Composition

    Ages 6-8

    Wednesdays, October 14, 21, 28, Nov.4

    Time: 2:30 - 4:00 PM

    Cost $40

    Location: Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street.

    Instructor: Pamela Sipe

    Students will learn about composition through painting and collage. This class will allow students to unlock their creativity and express themselves through art. The class will focus on painting and collage techniques to create well-composed 2D artworks. 

    • 15 Oct 2020
    • 3:30 PM (MDT)
    • 10 Dec 2020
    • 4:00 PM (MST)
    • Lander Art Center, 224 Main Street
    Register


    MINI DAVINCIS


    Thursdays, October 15- December 10 (no class: October 22, November 26)

    Time: 3:30pm-4pm

    Cost: $5 / class or $20 for a 5 class punch card.

    Location: LAC, 224 Main Street.

    Instructor: Chrissy Pruett

    Former elementary art teacher, Chrissy Pruett will lead young artists in this engaging class that will have them painting, sculpting, and drawing.This class will allow students to explore the art materials and invent in their own creative way. Parents are required to stay with their student. Come create with us!


    • 09 Nov 2020
    • (MST)
    • 02 Dec 2020
    • (MST)
    • 4 sessions
    • Lander Art Center, 224 Main St.
    • 3
    Register

    After School Art Block 3: Australian Art

    Ages 6-8

    Wednesdays, November 11, 18 (No class November 25, Thanksgiving break), December 2, 9

    Time: 2:30 - 4:00 PM

    Cost $50

    Location: Lander Art Center

    Instructor: Chrissy Pruett

    This block will focus on Aboriginal art from Australia. Chrissy Pruett will guide students through traditional Aboriginal art styles as we create pieces based on the artwork of these Native Australians.

    • 10 Nov 2020
    • (MST)
    • 08 Dec 2020
    • (MST)
    • 4 sessions
    • Lander Art Center, 224 Main St.
    • 0
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    Creative Minds Block 3: Watercolor painting and color mixing

    Ages 9+

    Tuesdays, November 10, 17, and December 1,8 (no class November 24 in observation of Thanksgiving holiday)

    Time: 3:30 - 5:00 PM

    Cost $40

    Location: Lander Art Center

    Instructor: Alli Fitzmorris

    This block will focus on watercolor painting techniques for the first part, then go into color mixing and color theory with acrylic paints. Alli will guide students in different painting and mixing techniques.

    • 12 Nov 2020
    • (EST)
    • 10 Dec 2020
    • (EST)
    • 4 sessions
    • LAC, 224 Main Street
    • 4
    Register

     Virtual Watercolors with Alli Fitzmorris

    Class information will be sent to students starting Nov. 1

    Cost: $45; with own supplies, $15 fee for supplies

    Dates: Thursdays, November 12, 19, December 3, 10 (no class November 26 in observation of Thanksgiving holiday)

    Instructor: Alli Fitzmorris

    Location: Virtual

    Learn to paint with watercolors with artist in residence, Alli Fitzmorris.  Alli will guide you through introductory watercolor techniques as you create beautiful illustrations. Students will use micron pens to add detail and definition to their creations. This class is geared towards beginner and intermediate watercolor painters. This class is offered online for Covid-19 safety.

    If you need supplies, contact the Lander Art Center, there will be an extra $15 fee. You may pay for your supplies online or in person when you come to get your supplies. When it comes time to pick up your supplies, you will get an email to come pick them up from the art center. If you do not feel comfortable with coming inside the art center to pick up your supplies, call upon your arrival for curbside pick up.

    Supply List:

    * A basic palette including ultramarine, cad red and cad yellow, raw umber and burnt sienna if possible (or a regular 12 color set, like the cotman field box)

    * A mixing palette

    * a wash brush (1/2") , a round (6 or 8) brush (other brushes optional but encouraged)

    * watercolor paper, one sheet of 300 lb hot press and one sheet of 140 lb cold press

    * a drawing board 

    * masking tape

    * stapler


    • 18 Nov 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (MST)
    • Lander Art Center, 224 Main St.
    • 6
    Register



    Dying Silk Prayer Flags

    Wednesday, November 18

    Time: 6 - 9 pm

    Cost:  $40

    Instructor: Maggie Bell

    Location: Lander Art Center

    Join artist Maggie Bell to create your own 5-7 panel string of prayer flags. Maggie will lead students in silk dying techniques, students will then string their flags together. Students will not be printing on the flags, just dying in traditional Mandala style.  If students wish, they may draw on their flags with a sharpie.




    • 01 Dec 2020
    • (MST)
    • 15 Dec 2020
    • (MST)
    • 3 sessions
    • 320 Studio, 320 main street
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    Stained glass star ornaments

    Tuesdays, December 1, 8, 15

    Time: 6 - 8 pm

    Cost:  $45

    Instructor: Katie Weathers

    Location: 320 Studio, 320 main street

    With the holidays quickly approaching, what a better way to celebrate 

    than to create your own stained glass star ornaments.  Expert stained

    glass artist,

    Katie Weathers, will guide students through the stained glass process

    and techniques.

    The star ornament you create in this course will make a wonderful gift f

    or a

    loved one or for yourself!

    • 23 Jan 2021
    • (MST)
    • 27 Feb 2021
    • (MST)
    • 6 sessions
    • Online
    • 15
    Register


    Film Theory

    Saturdays, January 23, 30, February 6, 13, 20, 27

    Time: 10:30 am-12:30 pm

    Location: Online (participants will be emailed with instructions how to log on)

    Cost:  $55

    Instructor: Larissa Pruett

    Join Los Angeles based film makers as we learn to examine the nature and structure of Film/Video expression, concentrating on the way directors, editors, and cinematographers use visual techniques to serve the narrative. Students watch films in their entirety and then analyze the lighting, composition, camera position, movement, lens, depth of field, use of screen space, placement of performers, and editing techniques. This class will meet weekly online, for social distancing safety. This class is open to adults, and high school and middle school age students that are interested in filmmaking.


Supported in part by a grant from the Wyoming Arts Council 

  

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

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