Upcoming Teen and Family Workshops!

No time to take an 8-week class or just looking for something to do for a few hours on the weekend? Fill your creative cup at the Lawrence Arts Center with some weekend workshops! Check out the upcoming workshops that we have highlighted below.


Family workshop enrollment includes one adult and one child. At these workshops you and your student will learn a new skill, get to connect with each other and peers, and take home your artwork.

All adults participating in Youth Education programs must follow the Lawrence Arts Center Health and Safety Guidelines. Please read more about our COVID-19 Healthy & Safety Protocol. 

Pet Portraits | February 26th, 9AM-11:30AM

Bring a photo of your pet to this workshop and create a special portrait painting. Before you fill your canvas with fur, feather, or scales — you’ll learn the basics of acrylic painting and color mixing. Pet Portraits is currently full, but you can call and ask to get on our waitlist! 

Tie-Dye | May 14th, 9AM-11:30AM

Learn how to make simple folds and twists to create brilliantly patterned designs! Each participant will be provided one t-shirt and one tea towel. Participants are welcome to bring additional items to dye.


T-Shirt Weaving | February 26th & 27th, 10AM-1PM

Up-cycle your old t-shirt and weave a mug-rug or wall hanging. You will practice basic tapestry weaving techniques and create a piece using the forgotten clothing from the back of your closet.

Sneaker Redux | March 5th, 10AM-1PM

Bring your own shoes! Embellish and adorn your old kicks with some new skills and one-of-a-kind style.

Handmade Rings | April 9th, 1PM-4PM

Need a new statement piece? Use basic jewelry making techniques to create a new ring from start to finish.

Oh My Gouache! | May 7th, 10AM-1PM

OMG is right, Gouache is all the rage right now. This opaque watercolor media is prized for its bright colors and flat finish. Join fellow teens as you become more familiar with this unique painting media and build a palette to take home!

Yard Roller Prints | May 21st & 28th, 10AM-1PM

Create giant poster designs with carved Styrofoam! You’ll be taking these design to the streets to participate in ever popular Art Tougeau parade.