UPCOMING EVENTS + PROGRAMS
FREE FAMILY DAY /
Calm, stunning, scary and mysterious—the intricate beauty of nature affects us daily. Play with the shapes, textures and colors in activities that will let you get creative with nature. Spend some time creating with Community Artist Dryden Wells and visit Sam Fall’s exhibition that uses botanical shapes to explore creative approaches to painting and sculpture.
Sunday, September 8 / 2-4 p.m.
MAKERS NIGHT /
Painted Dog Portraits
Unleash your creative side while capturing your best, furry friend in your own custom pet portrait! Learn how to portray fur-like textures and use stylized painting techniques that will let your pet’s personality shine through. Bring home a custom portrait of your pet to hang in your home or office. (Painting above by Melissa Bauer.)
Wednesday, September 18 / 6 - 9 p.m.
Bring your friends and your favorite blends to the Park for an evening of creative fun! Express yourself through color as you take a guided artistic adventure in painting. Don’t sweat the details – all skill levels will enjoy! BYOW (bring your own wine); light snacks are provided.
Friday, September 27 / 6:30–9:30 p.m.
Please join us for a seated harvest dinner, live entertainment and an unforgettable evening under the stars benefiting Laumeier Sculpture Park.
MAKERS NIGHT: “Who, what, where?” Abstract Clay Collages
Express your deepest thoughts through the surface of clay as you create a unique ceramic collage to display in your home. Work alongside Laumeier’s 2019 Community Artist In-Residence, Dryden Wells, while you respond to “who, what, where?” using only texture and color. Learn how modern and contemporary artists often incorporate this prompt into their astounding work that you see in museums today.
Wednesday, October 16 / 6 - 8:30 p.m.
Fun, artsy or ghouly—get creative as you paint on pumpkins! Learn how to mix paint to capture all the beautiful colors Fall has to offer and leave with a unique Halloween decoration.
Saturday, October 19 / 12 – 2 p.m. / Ages 4 to 12, with a favorite grownup / $35
CALL FOR ARTISTS / GRACIE’S SHOP CONSIGNMENT
With the goal to incorporate more work from local artists, Laumeier Sculpture Park’s gift shop, Gracie’s Shop, is seeking unique, crafted pieces for consignment. The Park invites artists who work in any medium to submit pieces for retail consignment. We consider artists for Gracie's Shop on an ongoing basis. No walk-ins will be considered and not all applicants will receive a reply.
We accept work based on quality of craftsmanship, salability, and connection to Laumeier's mission:
"Engaging the community through art and nature"
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Laumeier Sculpture Park is free and open daily from 8 a.m.–30 minutes past sunset.
The Aronson Fine Arts Center is open daily from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. and until 8 p.m. on Fridays, Memorial Day through Labor Day.