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Living together in the community through the arts

Since its founding in 1953, Allens Lane Art Center has been a cornerstone of the Mt. Airy community by bringing the residents together to participate in and enjoy the arts.  Whether its art classes for children or adults, amazing art exhibitions or cutting edge plays on the mainstage, there is something for everyone at Allens Lane.

Allens Lane Art Center
601 West Allens Lane ~ Philadelphia, PA 19119 ~ p: 215.248.0546

WORKSHOPS - (One day events)

Allens Lane Art CenterSundays @ 10AM-2PM

  • May 20, 2018
  • June 24, 2018
  • July 22, 2018
  • Aug 19, 2018
  • Sept. 23, 2018
  • Oct. 21, 2018

Instructor: Allens Lane Faculty
Level: no experience necessary
Experience first hand the fast firing process of RAKU. Participants will be guided through the process of glazing, kiln loading, firing, and post-reduction cooling. Your beautiful lustrous pottery will be ready to take home that day. Bring 3-5 bisque pieces with you. An assortment of glazes will be available for your use at the ALAC studio. - Beginner's Welcome

$50 per person

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Kidz-Clay Saturdays- One Day Clay Workshops!
Instructor: Janice Strawder
Fun with ClayChildren will enjoy the tactile nature of clay while developing creative problem solving skills. Each class involves simple techniques and challenges for fun, unique solutions. These one-day projects will be kiln-fired to be picked up at a later date.
Saturdays, 10am - 12:00pm

Ages 6-12

  • For May 5 and June 2 workshops, please register at
  • May 5 - For The Birds Feeders
  • June 2 - Treasure Boxes

Cost: $30 (pre-registration required - no drop-in's)

Theater workshops for kids

Let Us Entertain You! (9 yrs and up)
Create a new show all in One Day

Saturday May 19, 2018
11:00am- 4:00pm
Performance at 3:30pm

Everyone is the star when they write and create their own show from scratch! Using improv games, brainstorming activities and story boards students will write, create, stage and perform their very own one of a kind show all in one day! The show may include music elements, dance elements, audience participation, drama, comedy, costumes, props and anything our imaginations can come up with that we can procure and rehearse in 4 hours! A light snack will be provided in the afternoon, but students are encouraged to bring a brown bag lunch to eat during the day.
Performance for family and friends will be at 3:30pm in the Allens Lane Theater!
Deadline to sign up for this class is Tuesday, May 15, 2018.

$80 per child

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