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Art Table To Go & Studio Art Kits

Art Table To Go Kits

Sign up now for a kit, pick up your kit during any hours the Collective is open. Complete your art project at home. Suited for all ages. Most materials included. Some household items may be needed.

Currently available:

  • Articulated Figure Kit (You may select a Basic, Medium, or Complex kit when you pick up)
  • Watercolor Fun (Find watercolor tutorials on our YouTube channel )

Sign up for Art Table To Go Kits.

Studio Art Kits

Developed by artists for at home creativity. These free, advanced art kits available for pick up from The Collective. The recommended age is listed in the kit description. Kits come complete with all materials and a link to video instruction from the artist. The number of kits is limited, please sign up to reserve your Studio Art Kit.

Handbuilding Techniques with Cannon St. Ceramics

Join Kyle Gutierrez on Zoom to learn several hand building techniques and create your own ceramic vessel.  Pick up your free kit of clay and ceramics supplies from Cannon Street Studio, join the Zoom demonstration on Saturday, March 6. This workshop will cover 3 basic hand building techniques.  Return your creation to the studio so it can be glazed and fired in the kiln. Suited for ages 10+. Limit 20 people. 
Sign-up required.

Slab built Mugs

Articulated Figure from a Photo: Advanced Studio Art Kit

Create an articulated figure or doll using a template or a photo. Denise Chaudhari shows all of the steps on a YouTube Video. Each kits comes with all of the supplies needed and the YouTube link to make your own articulated person beginning with a blank piece of paper. She reviews basic drawing, transfer techniques, watercolor tips, and assembly. This project requires some advanced skills and is suitable for high school and up.
Sign up for the Articulated Figure Studio Art Kit. (45 kits available)

Articulated Dolls

Sock Monkey Studio Art Kit

All of these kits are out in the community, but the Sock Monkey fun is not over!
You may watch Stacey B.'s tutorial video and get the written directions in English or Spanish.
The written directions include a supply list.

Enjoy making your very own Sock Monkey!
Sock Monkey sitting on top of a Community Library in Lafayette, CO


Find us on YouTube!  Artists interviews, tutorials, and more! 

Workshops & Activities

Lafayette Arts & Cultural Resources Department, in conjunction with the Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission and the Public Art Committee, offer a variety of diverse programming.  Most of these events are free and open to the public.  Some require pre-registration. 

Trends in Lafayette

If you missed the presentation or want to see it again, you can watch it here:
If you want to participate in the post presentation survey, you may do so here: survey responses will help us plan for how we provide arts and cultural programming to make a difference in our community.

Are you sure you know who we are in Lafayette? Our housing and educational needs? Our economy? Our health concerns? Our civic and arts interests?  Come learn some surprising facts, concerns, and  promising outlooks about Lafayette and Boulder County. Presentation on Friday, December 4 at noon on Zoom, join Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission for a free, brief virtual presentation on the Trends of Lafayette from the Community Foundation serving Boulder County.

Bonus:  After completing a survey after the event, you will receive a $10 Chamber gift card as a thank you for helping make Lafayette the best!

Things to do at Home

SAFE at Home Lafayette Arts Source Newsletter

Lots of on-line resources and at home activities to keep you connected to the arts in Lafayette.

City of Lafayette COVID-19 Resource Page

ARTS Links

A partnership with our partners at ARTSLafayette.  Check out a collection of art adventures around the world, while you are SAFE at HOME.