After-school and weekend adventures await! Enroll now for fall.

We’re gearing up for an amazing fall, jam-packed with creativity, art, and adventure! We have all kinds of after-school and weekend adventures ready for you and your family, including:


Treasure Trunk Theatre   |   Amanda Pintore

Students will open a treasure trunk that sparks inspired interactive adventures. Students will use their voices, bodies, and imaginations in a new adventure every week.

4yrs-Kinder: Sat, 9/16-10/7, 9AM-10AM, $60 ($54)


Mudpie Madness   |   Andrew Cho

What’s more fun than playing with mud? Students discover the magical qualities of clay to make handbuilt forms, bowls, creatures, and anything else they can imagine while developing technical skills.

1st-5th: Sat, 10/28-12/9, 1PM-2PM, $109 ($99.10)

1st-5th: Sat, 9/16-10/21, 1PM-2PM, $109 ($99.10)


Fashion Design   |   Jill Stueve

Is fashion a way you express yourself?  Create wearable artwork as you cover a fashion designer’s basics: sketching, sewing, pattern adjusting, altered garments, and prototyping.

3rd-5th: Mon, 10/23-12/4, 4PM-6PM, $140 ($126)


Artspace Masterminds    |   Olivia Hernández, Leah Towle

Math is the secret language of art.  Learn to play with shapes, numbers, and codes creating patterned pieces in dance, theater, and visual arts.  From Fibonacci numbers to fractals, enjoy this very MC Escher-esque class.

1st – 2nd: Fri, 9/15-10/20, 4PM-5:30PM, $109 ($99.10)

1st – 2nd: Fri, 10/27-12/8, 4PM-5:30PM, $109 ($99.10)

3rd-5th: Fri, 9/15-10/20, 4PM-5:30PM, $109 ($99.10)

3rd-5th: Fri, 10/27-12/8, 4PM-5:30PM, $109 ($99.10)


Winter Camping    |    Neal Barbour, Amanda Pintore

Hoist the flag at your very own summer camp in winter.  Build a camping world complete with printed badges, campfire stories, naturalist art, and a teepee to boot.  Pack your bags and pitch a tent in this interactive school’s out day.

1st -2nd: FA-AYX219: Fri, 11/3-11/3, 9AM-3PM, $67 ($60.30)

3rd-5th: FA-AYX239: Fri, 11/3-11/3, 9AM-3PM, $67 ($60.30)


Irish Dance I   |  Annie Stark

This class is held at the School of Dance Satellite location.

Dancers will be introduced to the basics of Irish dance and will learn to identify and dance some of the traditional beginning dances.

2nd Grade & Up: Mon, 8/21-12/11, 5:30PM-6:30PM, $192 ($172.80)


Hip Hop I   |   Rauly Duenas

This class is held at the School of Dance Satellite location: Eagles Lodge, 1803 W 6th Street

Tick, Wave, Tut, and Bounce!  These are just a few of the moves you will learn in this intro to Hip Hop dance class.

3rd Grade & Up: FA-CDYHH12:Tue, 8/22-12/12, 5PM-6PM, $192 ($172.80)


Downtown Documentary   |  Ann Dean

Photograph cultural treasures and quirky areas of Lawrence around the Arts Center, then edit images in the digital lab and create a photo essay. Students will need their own digital camera; all skill levels welcome.

6th-12th Grade: FA-AYD691: Sat, 9/23-10/14, 2PM-4PM, $76 ($68.40)


Family Pottery   |   Andrew Cho

Parents and children work together to make imaginative clay projects on the wheel and with their hands.  Enrollment fee covers one parent and one child up to 12yrs old. Sat, 9/16-12/9, 9:00AM-10:30AM, $228 ($205.20)


These are just a few of our offerings.  Click here to view more classes and enroll. Plus, this semester kicks-off with a  free open house so that you and your family can learn more in-person about what the Arts Center has to offer youth and families!


Arts Education Open House for Youth and Families: Saturday, September 2ndExplore our studios, meet our teachers, and choose your own arts education adventure for this fall! We’ll provide breakfast treats for the kids and plenty of coffee for mom and dad; we’re counting on you to bring  the youthful energy!