Kid's Ceramics

Every Wednesday from 1:30 – 2:30 we are conducting supervised sessions for kid’s to learn the basics of working with clay. Minimum age is 5. These drop-in sessions are $5. After 2 sessions, they are free to LAC members. Family memberships are only $60 / year and include a total of 4 family members. Additional members can be added for $15 each.

Mommy & Me

These are arts and crafts sessions  for Mommies (Parents or Guardians) with toddlers and pre Kindergarteners (approx. ages 1.5 to 4 yrs). Parent and child will explore a variety of art materials and mediums. This creative experience allows child and parent to work on manipulative skills, communication, relationship bonding, foundations in art and creative expression. The process and experience is more important than the end product.
Currently, two sessions are held each Monday,  9:30 am – 10:30 am, and 10:30 – 11:30. The same lesson is held at each session so, please attend just one per week. Call to ask about exceptions (as arranged for holidays, etc)
Current cost is $5 per session for first child, $3 for second, and $1 for additional. Parent/child do not have to attend consecutive weeks and may choose any Monday to attend when classes are in session. Child must come with an adult.

Enroll now at the Lanai Art Center Gallery or at any Monday class. Class size is limited by space available.


Introduction to Ceramics

potteryWe offer Basic Introduction to Working with Clay to those interested in using our ceramics facility.

The introductory class will give participants a tour of the ceramics studio, knowledge about the tools and equipment, standard ceramics terminology, and a lesson in the basics of working with clay. The session typically runs 1.5 – 2 hours and is limited to 1 – 6 participants 16+ years of age. Price includes clay and glazes for one small project.  Recommended for beginning to intermediate participants.

Classes are by special arrangement only. Please leave your name and a contact number with the gallery and an instructor will contact you.

The introductory class is $30 for members, and $40 for non-members. For non-members, this just might help you decide if you would like to become a member and make use of our facility. 

Advanced Ceramics

Members who wish to receive further instruction may do so by signing up for the advanced class. 

The advanced class will give participants a chance to try different techniques. It is expected that participants in the advanced class know their way around a ceramics studio and be familiar with the various terms and tools used. Price includes clay and glazes for one project. Recommended for intermediate to advanced participants.

 Learning session are typically 2 – 3 hours and are limited to 1 – 3 participants 16+ years of age. Classes are by special arrangement only. Please leave your name and a contact number with the gallery and an instructor will contact you.

The advanced class is $40 for members, and $50 for non-members.

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Paint and Party - Private Events

Have your own  Private Painting Party! Our art instructor will lead  a group of adults or children to complete a painting in one sitting. The image can be of your choosing or selected in advance by the instructor. All painting supplies and materials are provided.  You are encouraged to provide your party guests with other needs as you wish (LAC does not provide food, beverages, chairs, tables, etc.) Groups of 5-10 are recommended – let’s talk about other sizes! Price is $35 per person for LAC members, $45 for non-members. Group rates can be negotiated.  Add a fun activity to your next party! Contact the Art Center to make it happen!




Other Current and Past Events

Oct 21,2020 / Classes, Events, Uncategorized
Temporary LAC Closure due to COVID

In light of the cases of COVID we now have on island and in an abundance of caution for the welfare of our volunteers and community, we are closing the Art Center until Wednesday, 10/28 to allow for full tracing …

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Oct 15,2020 / Events

We still have PUMPKINS available for our ANNUAL CARVING CONTEST. A BIG MAHALO to our Pine Isle family for their donation to the Art Center and the community in bringing back the pumpkin season! This year, we’re going COVID style, …

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Sep 19,2020 / Classes, Events
Join Us for LAVA Launch 2020

Welcome to LAVA: Lanai Academy of Visual Arts Be a part of the first round of LAVA! Free to youth 12-18 years of age Sign up with Lisa @

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Feb 28,2020 / Classes, Events
Fun with Acrylics

Lanai Art Center is pleased to present renowned artist, Janet Bocast, who is visiting from Oregon to present a 2 day painting workshop. “I started painting in the 70’s while living in Alaska. I use acrylic, watercolor and mixed media. …

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