Writing Classes in Lawrence

The Pen is Mightier

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Find the Right Words

Do you want to explore the written word? Written communication is a huge part of our daily lives, and mastering creative writing skills improves your ability to communicate with others in all forms.

You could be working on your 8th novel, or maybe you haven’t tried to write something longer than an email since you were in school—no matter where you are as a writer, you can find a great writing class at Lawrence Arts Center.

Our Facilities & Curriculum

Our Writing Curriculum

The writing classes we offer cover everything from the fundamentals of creative writing to exploring your personal expression through methods like restorative journaling. The choice is yours! Learn more about what to expect from each course’s curriculum in the course descriptions.

Where You’ll Find Our Writing Classes

At the Lawrence Art Center, we have dedicated spaces and community partners for our writing classes.

Current Classes

Creative Writing

Jump Start Your Creative Writing[24SU]
07/22/24 - 07/22/24, 6:00PM - 9:00PM | MO
Ages 14 to 120 | Jenea Havener | Lawrence Arts Center
Enrolling Now | CAW11
Members $36 | Non-Members $40
Calling all writers. Love to write but feeling stuck? Together we will use writing prompts and creative activities to generate new ideas and, more importantly, renew your creative energy.

Make Art Part of Your Daily Life

Interested in enrolling in a writing class? We have financial aid available to those who need it to ensure classes are accessible to everyone.

Art is for Everyone

Making Art Accessible to All

Lawrence Arts Center is here to ensure anyone—of any age and any background—can connect with a supportive community and flex their creative muscles. With contemporary exhibitions, performances, and an array of art education classes for adults and kids, everyone will find something that’s right for them.

Our primary state-of-the-art facility at 940 New Hampshire St. features classrooms, studios, theatres, and more. We also have a satellite space for classes at 10th & Mass Studios!

Why Should You Consider Writing Classes