Ludington Area Center for the Arts Find Your Center!!

Ludington Area Center for the Arts is committed to advocating for and offering young artists a place to come create and express all of their artistic abilities. We offer workshops, special events and groups for children of all ages to participate in at little or no cost. For more information or to register contact LACA at 231.845.2787!

Workshop Wednesdays: A free crafting class offered to children third grade and up, Wednesdays during the school year from 3:30-5 pm, upstairs in the LACA Craft Room. Last day for the 2017-18 school year is Wednesday, April 11.

Watercolor and Sketching Class: Retired Art teacher, Julia Chambers will be teaching a four week class for students 3rd to 7th grades, 3:30-5 pm, Tuesday, May 1, 8, 15, 22 in the LACA Craft Room. Cost is $30/student.

NEW CLASS SESSION OFFERED: Oil Painting Class: Justin Gustafson will be teaching oil painting techniques to students ages 10 and older May 5, 12, 19 and 26 in the LACA Craft Room upstairs. The cost for the four sessions is $50 or each session costs $15 individually. You can attend all four sessions or register for individual ones. He will be teaching the class so newcomers will be able to keep up with those who have already attended previous classes during the four weeks. Oil is messy, so please have students wear clothing that can get covered in paint. 

NEW: Kids and Clay Classes w/ Mary Case (10 years and older): Tuesday, May 8, 15, 22 and 28 (Craft Room) $60/student
NEW: Kids and Clay Classes w/ Mary Case (3 years to 9 years): Thursday, May 10, 17, 24, 31 (Craft Room) $40/student.

Drawing Classes w/ Michele Anscombe: Monday, April 9, 16, 23 and 30 (Middle School aged from 3:30-5 pm & High School aged 5:30-7 pm) (Craft Room) $40/student.

Drama Club w/ Trinja Hendrickson: Free and open to all students 3rd-5th grades, Thursday, April 12, 19, 26 and May 10 and 17, 6-7:30 pm in the LACA Performance Hall.

Guitar Lessons: Learn to play guitar with Steve Plummer. Classes are held on Wednesday nights, starting at 5:30. Call to register for a half hour individual session. Classes are $20/session. All skill levels are welcome to sign up.

Violin Lessons: Becky Parks teaches violin lessons on Wednesdays at LACA in conjunction with West Michigan Junior Strings. For more details, contact Becky at

Acting Classes and Culinary Classes are in the works!