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Create Your Own Masterpiece with an Arts & Crafts Class in Ludington

Many people don’t consider themselves creative or crafty but there’s been a new influx in recent years of businesses and organizations that can teach even the clumsiest crafter how to create their own works of art. Ludington is no exception, with many businesses ready to help you enjoy crafting and appreciate the finished product!

Here you’ll find a current schedule for arts & crafts classes being held in Ludington. Represented are Inspired Parties, the Ludington Area Center for the Arts, and Art by Mary Case. Take advantage of the skills these talented professionals can provide you by signing up for a class today.

Ludington Area Center for the Arts
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Art by Mary Case Gallery & Studio

329 E. Dowland St., Ludington


  • Kids Summer Multi-Media Art Classes– June 20th-September 1st with many sessions available.
  • Private Group Lessons & Workshops– By Appointment

Mary also teaches many workshops at the Ludington Area Center for the Arts. See below for details…

For more information on Art by Mary Case, visit

Faire Heart (formerly Inspired Parties)

Unless otherwise noted, all classes are held at the Faire Heart Centre & Boutique- 3408 W. US-10, Ludington

Ongoing Classes

  • Wood Project Drop-Ins– Thursday-Saturday from 12-7pm at The Workshop (wood projects)- 3754 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington
  • Ceramic Drop-Ins– Thursday-Saturday from 12-6pm at the Event Centre (ceramics)- 3408 W. US-10, Ludington.


  • Kids Creative Wellness Summer Series (a creative fusion of art projects, mindfulness, and yoga)- Tuesdays from July 5th-August 30th
  • DIY Door Hangers at Henry’s Landing- 701 S. Scottville Rd., Scottville- Saturday, August 13th from 1-4pm
  • Custom Camper Shelf Sitter at Kibby Creek Campground (must be camping to participate)- 4900 W. Deren Rd., Ludington- Saturday, August 13th from 4:30-7pm
  • Wood Flower Arrangements with Heather– Thursday, August 18th from 6-9pm
  • Wood Cutout Class at the Ludington Senior Center- 308 S. Rowe St., Ludington- Friday, August 26th, 1pm
  • Ladies Night Vendor Show– Saturday, August 27th fr0m 6-9pm (Exclusive discounts and shopping a wide variety of businesses, artists, and vendors. Complimentary snacks & drinks.)
  • Mommy & Me DIY Decorative Flower Boxes at White Pine Village- 1687 S. Lakeshore Dr., Ludington.- Saturday, September 10th from 2-4pm
  • Blacklight Showcase– Friday, October 14th from 6-9pm (View & create blacklight projects. Music and hors d’oeurves provided.)
  • Holiday Market– Saturday, November 26th from 2-6pm (Shop in-house inventory and products from other local vendors and artists.)

For more information on Faire Heart visit

Ludington Area Center for the Arts

107 S. Harrison St., Ludington

Ongoing Classes

  • Oil Painting with Justin David Gustafson – Sundays from 1-4pm
  • Figure Drawing – 2nd & 4th Fridays from 1-3pm
  • Fab Colabs – Tuesdays from 3:15-4:15pm. FREE program open to creatives ages 12 and up. Participants learn creative techniques from U of M students via Zoom.


  • Pastel Waves with Marie Marfia– Tuesday, August 23rd from 6-8pm
  • Macrame Plant Holder with Claire Dickson– Tuesday, August 30th from 6-8pm

For more information on classes at LACA, visit

Red Door Gallery

416 S. James St., Ludington

Stay tuned for upcoming workshops at the Red Door Gallery!

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