Visual Arts Center

Gallery Hours

Every Friday: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Open during festivals.  
Watch for the "Open" sign or call (317) 875-1900 for an appointment.

Art Class Calendar

8970 Otis Avenue, Lawrence IN, 46216
  • Private Studio Private Events
    Thu, Sep 01
    Arts for Lawrence's Visual Arts Center
    Sep 01, 9:00 AM – Dec 16, 6:00 PM
    Arts for Lawrence's Visual Arts Center, 8970 Otis Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46216
    Learn more about private lessons, private events, and open studio hours.
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  • ArtisTree
    Fri, Oct 21
    Arts for Lawrence's Visual Arts Center
    Oct 21, 6:00 PM – Dec 16, 9:00 PM
    Arts for Lawrence's Visual Arts Center, 8970 Otis Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46216, USA
    Come check out tiny holiday art created by Central Indiana artists.
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  • Black Excellence - Call to Artists
    Sun, Nov 20
    Indianapolis
    Nov 20, 2022, 12:00 PM – Jan 06, 2023, 5:00 PM
    Indianapolis, 8970 Otis Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46216, USA
    An exhibition of art in any medium created by Black Central Indiana artists in order to highlight Black Excellence in our community.
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  • Nov. 29 Clay Workshop - Hand Building
    Tue, Nov 29
    Arts for Lawrence's Visual Arts Center
    Nov 29, 7:00 PM – Nov 30, 9:00 PM
    Arts for Lawrence's Visual Arts Center, 8970 Otis Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46216
    Join AFL Resident Artist Deanna Poelsma for this single session on hand building with clay, where you will learn basic slab and coil building techniques and be guided through the process of creating a piece from start to finish.
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  • Nov. 30 Clay Workshop - Wheel Throwing
    Wed, Nov 30
    Arts for Lawrence's Visual Arts Center
    Nov 30, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Arts for Lawrence's Visual Arts Center, 8970 Otis Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46216
    Join AFL Resident Artist Deanna Poelsma for this single course on wheel throwing with clay, where you will learn basic techniques and be guided through the process of creating a piece from start to finish.
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  • Dec. 6 Clay Workshop - Hand Building
    Tue, Dec 06
    Arts for Lawrence's Visual Arts Center
    Dec 06, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Arts for Lawrence's Visual Arts Center, 8970 Otis Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46216
    Join AFL Resident Artist Deanna Poelsma for this single session on hand building with clay, where you will learn basic slab and coil building techniques and be guided through the process of creating a piece from start to finish.
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  • Dec. 7 Clay Workshop - Wheel Throwing
    Wed, Dec 07
    Arts for Lawrence's Visual Arts Center
    Dec 07, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Arts for Lawrence's Visual Arts Center, 8970 Otis Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46216
    Join AFL Resident Artist Deanna Poelsma for this single course on wheel throwing with clay, where you will learn basic techniques and be guided through the process of creating a piece from start to finish.
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  • Wine & Paint
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Dec 10
    Arts for Lawrence's Visual Arts Center
    Dec 10, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Arts for Lawrence's Visual Arts Center, 8970 Otis Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46216
    Join Instructor Cierra Johnson to create a fun & easy painting based on the beverage of your choice. Great for couples or a night out with your best gal pals. This class is for ages 21+.
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  • Figure Drawing
    Multiple Dates
    Sun, Dec 11
    Arts for Lawrence's Visual Arts Center
    Dec 11, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Arts for Lawrence's Visual Arts Center, 8970 Otis Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46216
    Calling All Artists! AFL is offering an open studio drawing class. The nominal fee covers the cost of the model.
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Meet Our Resident Artists
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Deanna Poelsma

deannapoelsma@gmail.com

Join the Visual Arts Advisory Committee!

Art Gallery

Are you a local artist or art enthusiast looking for a community of artists for collaboration, support, and sharing mutual interests? The AFL Visual Arts Advisory Committee may be just what you are looking for.  This all-volunteer committee helps to ensure that the gallery exhibitions and art classes are of, by, and for the community. Click the link below or email info@artsforlawrence.org for more details.