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Classes

Drawing for Young Artists - Summer 2022

Ages 7-12

Tuesdays, 4-5:30 PM (Central)

June 14-July 19, 6 sessions

Ages: 7-12

Instructor: Dori Huber

$95 / $85 LCA Members, +$10 supply fee*
-Please check your membership status by calling 219.874.4900.

Explore introductory drawing techniques and materials such as graphite and colored pencil in a relaxed environment. Students are encouraged to work from direct observation and the imagination. Young artists will build their drawing skills while learning the basics of color theory.

Time: 4-5:30PM (Central)
Teacher: Dori Huber

Fundamentals of Drawing - Summer 2022

Ages 15+

Tuesdays, 6-8 PM (Central)

June 14-July 19, 6 sessions

Ages: 15+

Instructor: Michelle Wiser

$125 / $112 LCA Members
-Please check your membership status by calling 219.874.4900.

Develop and refine skills related to the basics of drawing, such as line, form, shading, perspective and composition. Students can experiment with techniques and materials while drawing from real-life references as well as photographs. All skill levels welcome.

Time: 6-8PM (Central)
Teacher: Michelle Wiser

Watercolor Plus - Summer 2022

Ages 15+

Wednesdays, 6-8 PM (Central)

June 15-July 20, 6 sessions

Ages: 15+

Instructor: Michelle Wiser

$125 / $112 LCA Members
-Please check your membership status by calling 219.874.4900.

Learn both classic and contemporary watercolor techniques in a relaxed and supportive environment. Students build onto their work by adding ink and colored pencil to enhance results. All skill levels welcome.

Time: 6-8PM (Central)
Teacher: Michelle Wiser

Sandcastle Writers (Wednesday Session) - Summer 2022

21+

Wednesdays, 5-7:30 PM (Central)

June 15-July 20, 6 sessions

Ages: 21+

Instructor: Jo Pilecki

$120 / $108 LCA Members, +$10 supply fee*
-Please check your membership status by calling 219.874.4900.

Beginning and experienced writers of fiction, creative non-fiction and poetry will use the Amherst Writers and Artists (AWA) method. This group will focus on in-class writing, optional sharing and positive feedback in a supportive environment. Optional writing prompts are designed to help writers with craft and creativity. The instructor is an AWA certified affiliate. Please bring paper and pen.

Time: 5-7:30PM
Teacher: Jo Pilecki

Scraps to Sculptures - Summer 2022

Ages 9-14

Thursdays, 4-5:30 PM (Central)

June 16-July 21, 6 sessions

Ages: 9-14

Instructor: Jessie Sexton

$95 / $85 LCA Members
-Please check your membership status by calling 219.874.4900.

Create new sculptures using repurposed materials and objects. Students will transform various media such as papier-mâché, cardboard, fabric and books into three-dimensional works of art. Artists are encouraged to experiment with new techniques to give the recycled materials new life and purpose.

Time: 4-5:30PM (Central)
Teacher: Jessie Sexton

Sun Printing Workshop - Summer 2022

Ages 13+

Saturday, June 18, Noon-3 PM (Central)

Ages: 13+

Instructor: Jessie Sexton

$75 / $67 LCA Members, +$10 supply fee*
-Please check your membership status by calling 219.874.4900.

Make your own unique sun prints and tote bag! Use found objects in nature and other materials to make a composition on cyanotype paper and fabric. Learn how to make prints using sunlight. Weather permitting, class will take place in our outdoor space.

Time: Noon-3PM (Central)
Teacher: Jessie Sexton

Understanding Contemporary Art - Summer 2022

Ages 18+

Thursdays, 6-7 PM (Central)

June 30-August 4, 6 sessions

Ages 18+

Instructor: Nina Corazzo

$50 / $45 LCA Members
-Please check your membership status by calling 219.874.4900.

Join fellow art enthusiasts who share a passion for lively discussions and riveting art presentations centered around current issues and cultural diversity in contemporary art. Gain insight into relevant topics such as ageism and the female gaze while exploring the work of a diverse group of artists.

Time: 6-7PM (Central)
Teacher: Nina Corazzo

Dino Action Camp - Summer 2022

Ages 7-14

Summer Day Camps

Ages: 7-14

Each week-long, in-person program is $120 / $108 LCA Members
-Please check your membership status by calling 219.874.4900.

All weekly camps run from 9 AM to 1 PM (Central), Monday through Friday. Campers need to bring a nut-free lunch and dress for mess! Additional forms will be emailed and are required after registration.

Dino Action Camp July 11-15

Inspired by all things dinosaur, students will draw, paint and sculpt their favorite dinos while learning about these fascinating creatures. Campers will collaborate in small groups to create the ultimate dinosaur film, including a set and characters made for stop motion animation. Family and friends are invited on Friday, July 15 at noon to join students in experiencing all the work created during camp.

Time: 9AM - 1PM (Central)

Passion for Fashion Camp - Summer 2022

Ages 7-14

Summer Day Camps

Ages: 7-14

Each week-long, in-person program is $120 / $108 LCA Members
-Please check your membership status by calling 219.874.4900.

All weekly camps run from 9 AM to 1 PM (Central), Monday through Friday. Campers need to bring a nut-free lunch and dress for mess! Additional forms will be emailed and are required after registration.

Passion for Fashion Camp July 18-22

Experience the design process from start to finish. Campers will step into the shoes of a clothing designer to create a fashion line through sketches, designs and fabric assembly. Using repurposed materials, campers will learn simple sewing techniques to design and model their own creations. Family and friends are invited on Friday, July 22 at noon to join our designers for a runway show.

Time: 9AM - 1PM (Central)

Fused Glass I & II - Summer 2022

Ages 15+

Saturday, July 30, Noon-3 PM (Central)

Ages: 15+

Instructor: Twyla Butler

$85 / $77 LCA Members, +$10 supply fee*
-Please check your membership status by calling 219.874.4900.

Learn the fundamentals of glass fusing while creating a tile and jewelry piece. Layout, glass cutting, fusing and kiln work will be covered. Students previously enrolled in fused glass workshops may utilize an open studio format to work independently on projects.

Time: Noon-3PM (Central)
Teacher: Twyla Butler

Wildlife Around the World Camp - Summer 2022

Ages 7-14

Summer Day Camps

Ages: 7-14

Each week-long, in-person program is $120 / $108 LCA Members
-Please check membership status by calling 219.874.4900.

All weekly camps run from 9 AM to 1 PM (Central), Monday through Friday. Campers need to bring a nut-free lunch and dress for mess! Additional forms will be emailed and are required after registration.

Wildlife Around the World Camp August 1-5

From South America to Australia, unique animals can be found across the globe. Campers will observe these creatures and their habitats while learning about the culture and art surrounding each. Every day will bring a new continent, animal and art project to experiment with new techniques and ideas. Family and friends are invited on Friday, August 5 at noon to join our campers for the ultimate art safari!

Time: 9AM - 1PM (Central)

Outreach Programs

We offer an extensive array of opportunities for our community to become involved in the arts. View our full list of Outreach Programs through the link below.

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Scholarships

Our scholarship program makes artistic learning opportunities possible for all ages. Scholarships are available for our classes, workshops and camp programs. A simple application is all that is needed.

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Student Learning Tours

We provide access to exceptional exhibitions and programs that explore and inspire contemporary thought. Our tours bring a diverse group of nearly 2,000 students annually to LCA for educational tours and onsite artmaking. Bring your students to Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA) for an inspirational tour of our exhibits featuring internationally known and emerging artists creating unique and exciting work.

During this untraditional school year when we cannot welcome students into our galleries, we have developed a free virtual program to bring the art to your students! Educators can choose from a series of video field trips tailored to use in-person or virtually. View the trailer below for more information, and contact education@lubeznikcenter.org to access the program.

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