The Visual Arts Program at Lamar Middle School focuses on the development of technical skills in a variety of media. In the art program, students will learn new techniques and sharpen their skills while exploring artists and art history.

Art 6 and Art 7 are year-long courses.

VADA 6 and VADA 7 are year-long visual/digital art courses.

Art I (High School credit course) - 8th grade students that have passed 6th or 7th grade Art at Lamar, or with approval from a Lamar art teacher.                          

Lamar's art teachers:

 Sara Massey 512/841-0667,

James Perkins 512/841-0666, 

Jacklyn Thomas ,

Open Studio Dates for 2018-2019

Wednesday after school from 3:40-5:00pm
Saturday’s from 10:00-1:00pm:

Massey's Studio Dates:
September 12th, October 3rd, October 31st, December 5th, January 9th, February 6th, March 6th
September 15th, October 6th, November 3rd, December 8th,  January 12th, February 9th,  March 16th

Perkins' Studio Dates:
September 19th, October 10th, (Tuesday) November 6th, December 12th, January 16th, February 13th, March 13th
September 22nd, October 13th, November 10th, December 15th, January 19th, February 16th, March 2nd

Thomas' Studio Dates:
September 26th, October 17th, November 14th, December 19th, January 23rd, February 20th, March 27th
September 29th, October 20th, November 17th, December 1st,  January 26th, February 23rd,  March 30th

March 30th = All student artwork must be completed and turned in for processing at this time.

Open studio is for art students who are participating in jr. Vase and need extra time to work on independent art projects.

Jr. VASE is Saturday,  April 13, 2019 ALL DAY at Gorzycki!

 Visual Arts Majors student meeting dates for 2018-2019:

Students will  meet the first Thursday of every month from 8:00-8:20 am in Art room #506.

September 6th, October 4th, November 1st, December 6th, January 10th, February 7th, March 7th, April 4th, May 2nd.

LAMARTARAMA! Saturday, May 11th

1:00 - 3:00 PM - Open to the Community & on West Austin Studio Tour

3:00 - 4:00 - Jr. VASE Award Ceremony

Summer Art Camp @ Lamar MS/FAA
Week 1: July 29th - August 1, Monday - Thursday 1 PM - 4 PM
Week 2: August 5th - 8th, Monday - Thursday 1 PM - 4 PM

Fall 8th Grade Portfolio Session
Saturday, September 7th 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM


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