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No Ghosting Allowed!

That’s right, we don’t have time for silly Swayze jokes, we’re doing the real deal here.  Throwing pottery, that is.  Spend serious studio time learning the art and practice of throwing work on the potter’s wheel.  Start with cylinders and work up to cups, bowls, vases, and functional ware.  Throw On The Wheel is a middle … Continued


Discover the World of Ceramics

One of our most widely used studios at the Lawrence Arts Center is the Ceramics studio.  From preschool all the way through retirement community students, we program many different ways to explore the world of clay.  For young students interested in that first discovery of clay, Andrew Cho teaches Clay Creations to 1st-2nd Graders on Tuesdays and to 3rd-5th Graders on … Continued


Announcing Auditions for the Spring Ballet and Modern Dance Productions!

Click here for more information about these productions.   Audition Information for “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (Ballet Production) Directed by Shannon Pickett Performances March 17 & 18 Auditions: Saturday, January 7. Please arrive 20 minutes prior to audition time in appropriate dance attire and ready to move. 12pm: 6-9 year olds 1pm: 10-13 year olds … Continued


Bring a Friend to Dance Week!

January 23 thru 28 This is the perfect week to bring a friend to class and share the love of dance with them, for FREE! All minors interested in attending a dance class must have their parent or guardian fill out a Liability Waiver Form and present the completed form to the class instructor. Download … Continued


Add Metalsmithing to Your List of Talents

Curious about jewelry design and metalsmithing practices? Start at an easy entry level or grow your skills in Rings, Rings, Rings, a middle and high school class with artist Marysa Sacerdote.  Marysa is a very talented educator and artist with a lot of experience in metals.  You can check out her stuff here: http://marysasacerdote.weebly.com/.  She has worked … Continued




Arts Based Kindergarteners’ Holiday Village

The arts based kindergarteners put a holiday spin on urban planning with their graham cracker house village. Each student drew their plot on the map and used stop signs and trees for navigation, landscape design and environmental engineering. Proud smiles were had by all when they stepped back to admire this very merry (and sweet) … Continued


Truly Artrageous

Students get a crash course in all things 3D as they craft a variety of sculptures.  Artrageous is open to 1st-2nd Graders on Saturdays from 9am-10:30 and 3rd-5th Graders on Saturdays from 1-2:30pm. Use clay, metal, beads, wood, moldable plastic–you name it! Create sculptures that push the boundaries of gravity and your imagination as you experiment with the possibilities … Continued


Make your own safari!

Come explore the wide world of Animals in Art with instructor Katie Aldritt.  Animals In Art is a fun class for 1st-5th graders on Saturdays from 11am-12:30.  Each week make a different styled animal in a variety of mediums as you take inspiration from the natural world.  Past lessons have included model magic insects with iridescent … Continued