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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
  • ArtisTree Call to Artists
    Mon, Aug 15
    Arts for Lawrence's Visual Arts Center
    Aug 15, 6:00 PM – Oct 07, 11:50 PM
    Arts for Lawrence's Visual Arts Center, 8970 Otis Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46216
    An art exhibition of “small art” displayed on a Christmas Tree.
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  • Fiber Arts Show
    Fri, Aug 19
    Arts for Lawrence's Visual Arts Center
    Aug 19, 6:00 PM – Oct 14, 9:00 PM
    Arts for Lawrence's Visual Arts Center, 8970 Otis Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46216, USA
    Come check out beautiful fiber art created by Central Indiana artists.
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  • 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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  • Figure Drawing
    Multiple Dates
    Sun, Oct 09
    Arts for Lawrence's Visual Arts Center
    Oct 09, 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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  • Oct. 11 Clay Workshop - Hand Building
    Tue, Oct 11
    Arts for Lawrence's Visual Arts Center
    Oct 11, 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 ghost luminary!
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  • Felting 101 (3-Week Course)
    Wed, Oct 12
    Arts for Lawrence's Visual Arts Center
    Oct 12, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Arts for Lawrence's Visual Arts Center, 8970 Otis Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46216
    Join AFL Resident Artist Gary Schmitt for this three-week introductory course on felting where you will create an owl in a witch's hat!
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  • Oct. Wheel Throwing (4-Week Course)
    Wed, Oct 12
    Arts for Lawrence's Visual Arts Center
    Oct 12, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Arts for Lawrence's Visual Arts Center, 8970 Otis Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46216
    Join AFL Resident Artist Deanna Poelsema for this 4-week introductory course on wheel throwing, where you will learn throwing techniques and be guided through the process of creating a piece from start to finish.
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  • Wine & Paint
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Oct 15
    Arts for Lawrence's Visual Arts Center
    Oct 15, 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 and easy painting based on the beverage of your choice. Great for couples and a night out with your best gal pals. This class is for ages 21+.
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  • Oct. 18 Clay Workshop - Wheel Throwing
    Tue, Oct 18
    Arts for Lawrence's Visual Arts Center
    Oct 18, 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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  • Oct. 25 Clay Workshop - Hand Building
    Tue, Oct 25
    Arts for Lawrence's Visual Arts Center
    Oct 25, 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 ghost luminary!
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  • Kids Kraft
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Oct 29
    Arts for Lawrence's Visual Arts Center
    Oct 29, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM
    Arts for Lawrence's Visual Arts Center, 8970 Otis Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46216
    Join one of our instructors for a Saturday morning of crafting fun!
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  • Nov. 1 Clay Workshop - Wheel Throwing
    Tue, Nov 01
    Arts for Lawrence's Visual Arts Center
    Nov 01, 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, Nov 12
    Arts for Lawrence's Visual Arts Center
    Nov 12, 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, Nov 13
    Arts for Lawrence's Visual Arts Center
    Nov 13, 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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  • Nov. 15 Clay Workshop - Hand Building
    Tue, Nov 15
    Arts for Lawrence's Visual Arts Center
    Nov 15, 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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  • Nov. 16 Clay Workshop - Hand Building
    Wed, Nov 16
    Arts for Lawrence's Visual Arts Center
    Nov 16, 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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  • Watercolor 101 (3-Week Course)
    Thu, Nov 17
    Arts for Lawrence's Visual Arts Center
    Nov 17, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Arts for Lawrence's Visual Arts Center, 8970 Otis Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46216
    Come learn the basics of watercolor painting in this three-week course, with artist and instructor Cierra Johnson.
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  • Nov. 29 Clay Workshop - Wheel Throwing
    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 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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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.